Top things to do in Brighton & Hove

Top Choice Palace in Brighton & Hove

Royal Pavilion

The Royal Pavilion is the city’s must-see attraction. The glittering party pad and palace of Prince George, later Prince Regent and then King George IV, it’s one of the most opulent buildings in England, and certain…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Brighton & Hove

Terre à Terre

Take your taste buds around the world without any meat in sight. In this vegetarian restaurant, inventive and flavourful dishes are meticulously plated and the ambience is casual and friendly. For the unconverted, t…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Brighton & Hove


Even by Brighton’s high standards, the food at this multi-award-winning vegetarian cafe is a treat. The daily-changing choices of curries, lasagnes, felafel, enchiladas and quiches are full of flavour and can be was…
Tower in Brighton & Hove

i360 Tower

Brighton’s newest attraction opened in 2016, at the point the now defunct West Pier used to make landfall. The world’s most slender tower is a brutal, 162m-tall column of reinforced steel and concrete rising like a …
Pub Food in Brighton & Hove

The Pond

For a decent pint and unimaginably good food, walk a few streets up from the busy North Laine shopping area to the Pond. Loved by locals and welcoming to visitors, this is a place to enjoy local ales from craft brew…
British in Brighton & Hove

Isaac At

Tucked on a street corner is this intimate fine-dining restaurant run by a small team of culinary talent, all aged under 30. Every ingredient is locally sourced, including the wines, with food miles for each ingredi…
Seafood in Brighton & Hove

English’s of Brighton

A 75-year-old institution and celebrity haunt, this local seafood paradise dishes up everything from Essex oysters to locally caught lobster and Dover sole. It’s converted from fishers’ cottages, with shades of the …
Sushi in Brighton & Hove


Moshimo is the real deal, with over 50 sushi types and combinations available in bento boxes, on the pick-your-own conveyor belt and on boat-shaped serving platters. It’s the place to go for an education in true sus…
Performing Arts in Brighton & Hove

Brighton Festival

After Edinburgh, this is the UK’s biggest arts festival. It draws star performers from around the globe for three weeks by the sea.
Comedy in Brighton & Hove

Komedia Theatre

The UK's top comedy venue attracts the best stand-up acts from the English-speaking world. Book well in advance.