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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pharmacy
  • 2 locals recommend
Plaza
“Set in an ecologically designed building, this iconic library is probably one of the best ones you'll ever see (bar all the classic ones in big cities like NYC, London, Paris, etc). It's roomy, beautiful, has free WIFI, an excellent collection of books, movies, music as well as daily national and international press. Its staff are amicable, polite and informative. There's also a little cafe where you can get your coffee/tea essentials and a few organic juices and cakes. Really not bad at all for a library.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“This is my preferred local convenience store, a lot of the goods are near supermarket prices and they are well stocked. They also function for package deliveries and dispatches. They are well loved in the community and are happy to help and chat”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Quirky little cafe on the edge of Hanover, not too far up the hill. Lovely salads and sandwiches served by the friendly proprietors.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“East of the city centre and stretching as far as Brighton Marina, Kemptown, Brighton is a flamboyant mix of grand seafront crescents, elegant squares, and a bustling High Street shopping area with a lively village feel. Kemptown has been the main shopping area in this part of Brighton since the late 18th century which is reflected in the many independent businesses still thriving along the bustling thoroughfare. From long established names to recent gems you’ll find an amazing array of fabulous foods, independent wine shops, second hand stores and chic design shops. You'll also find a number of quirky antique shops lining the streets. Kemptown is also home to the city’s thriving ‘gay quarter’ so expect to find LGBT orientated shops dotted inbetween the coffee houses, deli bars and specialist shops. A bohemian, lively air mixed in with an eclectic range of shops makes Brighton Kemptown well worth adding to your shopping map.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Once a theatre, now a light, elegant space with a piano for upmarket international dining and jazz.”
  • 1 local recommends
Plaza
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“PARKING - 24hrs for £20 definitely pre-book if coming on a saturday in the summer months”
  • 1 local recommends
Clothes Shop
“Filled with vintage and repurposed garbs, this is place that always gets a visit from me. If you need it, I can almost guarantee they've got it.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Great ambience, cosy place, superb wine selection and fab cocktails. A great place to relax and chill out.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“The freshest quality juices in all of Hove! They have a great selection and give you huge portions. They also good salads and raw chocolate. The setting is another awesome thing about it all. It looks almost like a car garage, but with juice. You can then sit outside if you like. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Florist
“Excellent little grocery store where you can find all manner of fruit and veg and herbs”
  • 1 local recommends
Laundry
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“A gay pub for mostly men who are into bears, skinheads, etc... but friendly nonetheless!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel
“They've got a great sauna, spa and gym here. Pay just for the hour or day for non-members ”
  • 1 local recommends