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Kemptown

East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
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Ranked #6 of 60 Attractions in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
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Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Kemp Town is a great area with fascinating architecture and views of the sea to be enjoyed. An array of trendy shops are accompanied by quirky bars and stylish eateries.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
31 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you visit Brighton, you have to go to the Lanes. Great place for a mooch, and a browse and a snack. Don't leave Brighton without going to the Lanes!

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Brighton
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Kemp town is delightful, its great place to shop and some lovely cafes. just minutes walk from the sea front.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Kemp town is a lovely fun place to be, is multicultural and you feel like being in London, there are many cafes and little restaurants, people are always friendly. It is a little hidden place in Brighton, worth give it a try!

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

For some reason I thought Kemp Town was a little further out from the centre of Brighton - it isn't. If your in town then make time for a wander. Slightly more down at heel than the rest of Brighton and Hove but just as friendly and

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dannyspectra
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I was a solo traveller and found area very friendly, the pub I had few drinks in was extremely friendly and ended up joining in the quiz

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Very very very diverse area of gay and straight very chilled pubs. Don't give it a miss just north east of the pier well worth a vist. Anything goes!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We have been staying here 2 or 3 times a year for the last 6 years, because we have made so many friends in Brighton. One of our reasons for the Winter visit, is to see the Adult Panto held each year at The Pavilion Theatre, which is always a lot of fun, and normaly sells out very quickly, so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
50 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Lovely 'local' area within Brighton, close to The Lanes, really chilled out and perfect for people watching. A mix of quirky antique, vintage and second hand shops alongside independent coffee shops and cafes. First time there after many years in Brighton, will be going back!

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East Sussex
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a lovely bit of Brighton, great pubs, eateries and boutique hotels. we have been several times and will keep coming back.

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