Brighton has long been known as the UK’s capital of alternative cool - the spiritual home of artists, actors, musicians and anyone with a bohemian streak. Packed with quirky independent shops, bars and nightspots to support its incredibly diverse social scene, the city boasts an atmosphere that cannot be found anywhere else in the country. Whether you are looking to explore edgy modern art galleries, or simply relax and enjoy the traditional English seaside experience, Brighton’s sheer breadth of activities, fashions and cultural highlights make it a vibrant and exciting place to be all year round.
Brighton has a great selection of places to stay - whether you are looking for a no-frills hotel or a luxury apartment overlooking the ocean, there’s something to suit every style and budget. The city also features some of the finest serviced apartments anywhere in the uK - which are ideal for those planning an extended stay. The Squa.re present a range of such properties, each having been selected for its central location, enhanced range of conveniences and the quality of interior decor. Offering all the benefits of a traditional hotel, with the added advantages of secure access, kitchen facilities and a private space, our serviced apartments in Brighton offer the most convenient and cost effective way to enjoy your stay in the city.
Brighton is famous as being one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the UK. It is particularly popular with those looking for a good night out, as the city boasts a huge selection of pubs, bars and clubs that cater to just about every imaginable social scene, as well as being one of the few 24-hour cities in the area. It is also an ideal destination for those planning more of a cultural evening out, as the plethora of comedy clubs, independent theatres and cinemas mean there is always something going on.
Of course, Brighton is also a seaside town, complete with a traditional pier and fairground entertainments. The seafront is lined with fashionable pubs and bars, which offer outdoor seating during the summer months. The promenade is great for cycling or enjoying a stroll and is always bustling with activity. There are also traditional seaside souvenir shops selling the notorious Brighton rock.
Whilst Brighton is known for its alternative cultural scene, those seeking something a little more mainstream can head over to the marina, which is skirted by plenty of upmarket bars and elegant restaurants, giving a different impression of the city. However you choose to spend your time, you will find that Brighton has something to offer everyone.
Brighton has a diverse offering of places to eat, ranging from fine dining to asian style street food. The Gingerman, 64 Degrees, and Isaac At offer some of the most elegant and refined dining anywhere in the UK, whilst The Restaurant At Drakes is another great opportunity for excellent food in a sophisticated setting. For those looking for something more casual, there are plenty of places like Sunbird Deli, Bus Stop and Food for Friends, which offer great international food in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
Brighton is one of the UK’s best shopping destination outside of London. It’s infamous Lanes are lined with all manner of independent stores, selling everything from antique musical instruments to designer toilet seats. For something a little more mainstream, there’s also the Churchill Square Shopping Centre - a huge complex on the beachfront, spread over four floors and housing some of the most famous fashion brands, as well as gadget shops, homeware and plenty of places to eat and drink.
Brighton’s most notorious attraction is arguable Palace Pier - an old fashioned seafront resort with plenty of souvenir shops, a casino and even a funfare out over the water. Those looking for a photo opportunity can also take a trip up the British Airways i360, for stunning panoramic views of the coastline. Alternatively, the Royal Pavilion is another famous landmark, with its distinctive architecture and striking interior, it is one of the must see places in the city.
Brighton has excellent public transport. Its main railway station has services across the UK, with trains running into London up to seven times per hour and with a journey time of under fifty minutes of faster lines. There are also several bus routes around the city centre and linking other towns along the coast, such as Worthing and Rustington. Alternatively, there are plenty of taxis that are a quick and easy way to make shorter journeys around the city centre - though these can be less desirable during periods of heavy traffic.
Brighton has a surprisingly diverse economy, with financial services and the creative arts playing a particularly strong role. The largest employer is American Express, which has its European headquarters in the city, whilst Lloyds Bank also having strong presence. Creative media is also big business, with Brandwatch and Black Rock Studio - now owned by Disney Interactive Studios - being some of the most notable firms.
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