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Brighton Pier, Brighton
(3.8/5 based on 5,000+ reviews on the web)
Spend a sunny day at Brighton Pier, home to numerous rides, attractions, food stalls, and bars. The historic pier combines entertainment, shopping, and dining to attract millions of visitors each year. This pier originally opened in 1899 and went through a number of expansions and redevelopments. Most recently, in 2006, two famous thrill rides were shipped to the pier from Italy. The Booster, arguably the site’s most popular ride, allows visitors to experience nearly 3 G's in less than 3 seconds, rotating 360 degrees before plunging back down. You can choose from a wide range of food options at the pier, including hot dogs, fish and chips, and seafood. Check online for special offers. For Brighton Pier and beyond, use our Brighton trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Brighton vacation.
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  • Went with friends and had a surprisingly good meal in the restaurant on the pier. The children all enjoyed the fairground type rides and we were pleased we'd decided to spend our free afternoon there. 
  • With some sympathetic restoration work in keeping with the victorian theme and a little more control over the establishments operating down the centre it could be a lovely place to visit on a trip to ...  more »
  • Maybe it's because I'm a local, but I can still count on one hand how many times I've walked along Brighton Pier. I find it's expensive (attractions and retail, not entry), noisy and tacky. However, I...  more »
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  • Amazing pier with so much to do to keep you entertained, or to just simply stroll along admiring the views which is what I often do! Great place to be whatever the season, as it looks so pretty when it's lighted up in the Wintertime, making you wish you could stay longer, wrap up warm though as this time of year it does feel freezing as the wind cuts right through you & holds you back whilst trying to walk along briskly! I find the food quality has deteriorated over the last few years in some of the outlets, as the fish & chips used to be amazing, probably still is if you go at the right time, it's got more expensive also & it closes a lot earlier than it used to, now I'm showing my age!
  • Love this place. Pretty busy on summer weekends but more chilled on weekdays. Beautiful sunset. Great food (burgers and fish & chips for the win!). Be super careful with the seagulls, they are VERY aggressive, especially when they see food in your hands.
  • I will always have fond thoughts of Brighton Pier as it reminds me of the film "Carry on at your convenience" However, I do love the atmosphere on the pier, even though the prices for food and drink are almost extortionate. I like to go at dusk, the pier really does have a magical feel when the sun is setting. Highly recommended.
  • Had fun looking at the amazing views from the pier. We enjoyed a hot chocolate and some arcades whilst at the pier. Had fund day in Brighton. Be weary if eating chips on the pier as we saw a girl have chip stolen from her mouth by seagulls. The seagulls at the pier love chips be warned.
  • Brilliant pier. Very busy and lots to do. two arcades as you walk through the pier and some fairground rides. The first arcade has retained the original architecture so make sure you look up! it's impressive! nice walk.