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East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
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“gay bars” (8 reviews)
East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
+44 1283 696899
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stayed in the area for the weekend, lots of nooks and crannies to explore, loads of places to eat, had such a fab time. Markets and unusual shops to browse round, not far to Brighton centre if you want to explore further. Loved every minute...More

Thank Gillfc
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

There's something about Kemptown that embodies much of the character of Brighton without being like Brighton in many ways. It doesn't have 'chain' stores of Brighton, but does have some quirky shops where you might be able to buy some! It has its own character...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Kemptown is one of the districts in the city of Brighton & Hove. In the 1960s, I lived there for a while and occasionally I revisit this area. It is that part of Brighton lying to the east of the Palace Pier and the Royal...More

Thank RobertBovington
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The slightly more edge fringe Brighton. You really need to walk the whole length of St James Street to get the real essence of Brighton life.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Kemptown has a real unique flavour to it. Stunning buildings, loads of independent cafes to get decent cake from then great to wander around a bit more. Really relaxed atmosphere around this area.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visit Kemptown every time we are in Brighton, we love it because of the independent relaxed feel. With a lot of cafe/bars to enjoy... its a really good place to visit when you are close by.

Thank steve c
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This area of Brighton is known as the local predominately gay area. There are many pubs, bars and restaurants to enjoy. The local shops are not your normal high street shops but are fun to see. The area is a very mixed area and although...More

1  Thank Steve F
Reviewed 25 November 2016

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...More

2  Thank Stewart A
Reviewed 8 November 2016

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...More

Thank ZoeBailey72
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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

Thank Darren J
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20 April 2017|
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Response from sp1der280 | Reviewed this property |
Hi cannot advise you really as it depends on your budget. Look for accommodation in Upper Rock Gardens as that is a lovely area. Do not book anything on St James's Street as that is always busy but lovely.If you really want... More
15 July 2015|
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
The pavements are quite well negotiable in a wheelchair as the kerbs are dropped at the ends of the roads. Some shops do have disabled access upon request but some are at street level. As the previous person says, Kemptown... More