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The Lanes

West Street, Brighton, England
+44 1273 329167
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This area is home to an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quirky shops” (243 reviews)
“window shopping” (108 reviews)
“clothes shops” (51 reviews)
West Street, Brighton, England
+44 1273 329167
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited on a Monday in September, several people were walking about, window shopping, having something to eat. A nice atmosphere. Went into a couple of shops. One was selling old furniture at high prices. In a children's clothes shop my colleague spotted a shirt for...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Lanes is a great laid back shopping experience. Cool, easy paced independent businesses with lots of character. If you have a couple of hours to kill and like looking for rare and interesting curios outside of big bog standard malls then this is a...More

Thank chokka81
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just wanter and enjoy - lovely shops and restaurants - the people are friendly - it is like a holiday! Well is was just a short one!

Thank Dix60
Reviewed 2 days ago

Jus as I remembered, I lived in Brighton 40 years ago and spent some time most week-ends stalling through the lanes window shopping. Returning after so long I though I would notice a difference but intact it was still relatively the same, lots of small...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Could have strolled around all day here. Unfortunately I don't earn enough to buy anything in most the shops but it's nice to see how the other half live. So much contrast in such a small place. In some parts you could mistaken it for...More

Thank lauraflannel
Reviewed 3 days ago

Maybe I got there at the wrong time but this just didn't really do it for me. It's slowly being invaded by the familiar chains - especially as far as the restaurants go. Try the North Lanes instead.

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time in the lanes for a long time. Lots changed now but it's still magical and brought back brilliant memories. Worth a stroll

Thank vervelanti
Reviewed 4 days ago

very interesting nice unique shops , good choice and nice little cafes where we stopped for a coffee really worth a visit

Thank barryfbg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love walking through the small streets loads of nice shops and historical buildings. Loved the unusual shops like the duck shop and armour shop and the jewellery shops. Would return to this area again.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The lanes are nice to walk through. Various nice stores and lot of juwelerries. If you walk north there are some other streets with a variety of stuff to buy

Thank ikwilweg2015
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16 September 2017|
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Response from Jerryhill057 | Reviewed this property |
The Lanes is a host of independent traders who open (as you'd imagine) independently. Some of the cafes open earlier for breakfasts but most of the jewellery shops start opening up around 10am
16 September 2017|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Vary from store to store.
29 July 2017|
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Response from sphinxycat | Reviewed this property |
There are so many of them! I'm sure if you have a look you'll find some wonderful ones.