The Lanes, Brighton

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Neighborhood · Shopping
A quaint city neighborhood of narrow alleyways, small boutiques, and cozy restaurants, The Lanes is widely regarded as a shopper’s paradise. This historic district, once the heart of a fishing town, hosts an eclectic mix of shops, tiny cafes, and lively bars. Buskers add a musical note to the scene as visitors from all corners of the globe explore this maze of twisting lanes, which follow the pattern of the old fishing town’s streets. Spend a lazy day here searching for one-of-a-kind gifts. Enjoy a meal and a drink at one of the area’s pubs, always teeming with friendly locals, and hosting regular musical events. Use our Brighton and Hove day trip planner to visit The Lanes on your trip to Brighton and Hove, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very nice place with small streets with a lot of restaurants and bars. Good food in italian restaurants. Brown’s restaurant is very good and nice coctails  more »
  • We were in Brighton for a couple of days. The Lanes were on our list of places to visit. Got there late in the day so did not do the area full justice. It is a rabbit Warren of narrow streets and.....  more »
  • Unfortunately many shops were empty, stopped trading. A lot of cafes or bars the character that once was has gone  more »

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