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Address: East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
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This area of Brighton for the traveller on foot is quite large. However, make an effort to visit the the "flea Mkt" on Upper St James St. and wander around the area a little to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stewart A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This area of Brighton for the traveller on foot is quite large. However, make an effort to visit the the "flea Mkt" on Upper St James St. and wander around the area a little to soak up the VILLAGE atmosphere. Lots of small cafes,a few pubs and small shops selling a range of goods. Even better admire the buildings from... More 

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Thank Stewart A
Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kemptown is a suburb of Brighton, just up the hill from The Steine, to the west you have madeira drive and the coastal view. Lots of independent shops and cafes to meander around. The architecture in this area is worth the walk alone to enjoy the history.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many shops, bars and quirky restaurants in Kemptown, which is just off Old Stein/Brighton Pier, well worth visiting

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Thank Darren J
Laval, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is so eclectic and interesting. Like a small village attached to a city but with incredible and varied architecture. Many good restaurants, cafes and bars. A great place to while away some time.

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Corfu, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Having stayed in Kemptown for the past couple of weeks, I must admit to changing my first impression of the place, which was rather negative. It IS noisy at night if you're staying in a B&B locally, but that's because it's so lively and attracts so many different people. It is bustling.....full of cafes, restaurants and alternative type shops. It's... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The nerve centre for Pride in early August. U.K. Number One Gay scene. An area of architectural interest. Home of Alice in Wonderland's Lewis Carroll. Plenty of pubs, bars, bakery, restaurants, cafes and flea markets and a few antique shops. A MUST. Highly recommended day of evening. Pubs with jazz and other social activities.

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Thank Jilliana R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Kemptown is a must visit area of Brighton, great for a bit of shopping and also a vibrant place for a night out - If Kemptown hasn't got what you want, you probably won't find it anywhere in Brighton

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Thank Tim D
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Always enjoy visiting Kemptown which has many lovely cafes and restaurants. Walk down the main road through Kemptown to Brighton city centre for a wonderful experience

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This part of town has the tattoo parlours, night clubs, supermarkets and 'ethnic' food spots and is definitely worth a look. I can recommend 'Bona Foodie' for lunch. The food is all made on the premises and cooked in ovens behind the counter. The quiches and salads, lasagne, cakes and coffee are all wonderful. Volk's electric railway operates along the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Amongst the wonderful architecture from there are lots of nooks and crannies to be found be it a little mews or individual style it has a high street where independent shops and venues can be enjoyed along with lots of cafes and pubs.

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