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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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“jewellery shops” (338 reviews)
“narrow lanes” (85 reviews)
“window shopping” (113 reviews)
West Street, Brighton, England
+44 1273 329167
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Reviewed yesterday

The lanes are a delight to wander through. Although there are many restaurants, there are also many interesting and different small shops. Perhaps rather too many sweet and chocolate shops encouraging obesity, but hey chocolate is supposed to be an antioxidant! Go wander and soak...More

Thank Antalyaman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A group of narrow streets within which there are a multitude of independent shops, with attractive window displays and reasonable prices. There are numerous cafes to sit in and watch the world pass by. There are two distinct areas ; one has a more bohemian...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun wandering around. Lots of pubs and restaurants. Best dinner (seafood) at Riddle & Finns. Fantastic food and service.

Thank Karina O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take your time and stroll slowly. You never know what might happen! With us it was the sudden appearance of a Hari Krishna group! Everyone is so laid back and smiley in The Lanes. Lovely individual shops. Fascinating. Lots of great pubs and coffee shops....More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely, friendly little tea house, with proper cups & saucers, and a china tea-pot!. Lovely toasted sandwiches and enormous fruit scones...

Thank Les-of-Sussex
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic shopping. Huge selection of shops. Brand names and quirky ones too. Loads of restaurants and coffee shops.

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I overheard a lady talking to her young daughter...'sometimes when people are drunk they make bad decisions darling'... I think that was a polite way to explain an experience that felt rather shabby and dirty after a Friday night of stag and hen do's. It...More

Thank Familie-Thompson
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had not been to Brighton since university days back in the late 90's. Felt like going back home. Place was still familiar and brought back good memories.

Thank Claustophobic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can easily get lost in the atmosphere of this area . Keep walking and you will find what you're looking for. Plenty of interesting things to look at and pretty much something for everyone

Thank rrt1958
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a wander, especially Choccywoocydoodah and Pecksniffs. Forty jewellers if you are in the market, or enjoy window shopping like me.

Thank KJane8759
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Edwina W
11 November 2017|
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Response from Johndot_12 | Reviewed this property |
Its not a question! Best to visit and make your own choice. I walked through and did not stop there.
Rachel S
27 September 2017|
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Response from Templarhouse | Reviewed this property |
You can just pop in. Most are really happy to help you out. Make sure you haggle.
17 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