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East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
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East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
+44 1283 696899
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed in Kemptown in a guest house, while attending a conference. It is known as the gay area of Brighton but there is lots for straight people to do as well, and it is where most of the guest houses are located. St James...More

2  Thank stere0mike
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There are lots of small shops, cafes and restuarants to check out along St James st. Quite a number of charity shops and even a Fish monger which is an unusual sight these days.

Thank SueRands1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

An amazing street with an eclectic mix of bars, cafes and shops. Well worth the visit just to sit at one of the pavement cafes and watch the crazy world go by. A good place for vegetarians and vegans.You might get approached by a beggar...More

Thank sp1der280
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stayed here several times. There are so many hidden gems in and around Kemptown. Lots of funky bars and plenty of eateries. Nice alternative to The Lanes although in close walking distance to them. Several great places to eat around here and then venture down...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our first time to Brighton and we were very happy to stay in Kemptown. Easy walking distance to all the great shops, restaurants and beach. Many good pubs and cuisine of all kinds. Fabulous shopping in the Lanes. Several historic attractions, as well.

Thank Magikisland
Reviewed 20 March 2017

First visit to Brighton and Kemptown with a couple of great mates stayed in a lovely rental apartment with sea views and very well priced,a "village" feel to Kemptown with bars,cafes,restaurants shops of all sorts to roam around and the sea just there,fab.Bus service brilliant...More

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ive lived her for two years its has a very friendly little close village feel yet so close to everything(litrally 15 min wal) to town centre or 10 min walk to marina.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I moved independently down to Brighton from London 20 years ago and moved to the edge of Kemptown when my wife fell pregnant. We lived there for three years and only moved out because we needed a garden for our family. I...More

1  Thank Monty M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Kemptown's organic fruit and veg store is called SEED AND SPROUT. It's proprietor, Paul, is a national treasure. He's knowledgeable, charming and oh so handsome. He has freshly baked breads and scones and his fresh fruit and veg is local so you get to taste...More

1  Thank Martina S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Living in Brighton I often walk through Kemp Town and regularly meet friends in one of the many independent coffee shops/restaurants there. If you get off the main through roads there are many little streets full of interesting and quirky buildings. Whilst walking along the...More

Thank Paul G
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Lolo P
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