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Top 10 Brunch Restaurants and Best Breakfast in Brighton

Top 10 Brunch Restaurants and Best Breakfast in Brighton

Brighton is a charming British seaside resort that has found fame with it’s quirky character and vibrant nightlife.

What was once the holiday destination of choice for wealthy Victorians is now an eclectic town full of unusual eateries, independent retailers and beautiful beaches.

Whatever you fancy to eat for breakfast, you can be sure to find it here in Brighton.


The ethos behind Foodilic is to offer great value for money, satisfying food, all made using fresh, nutritious ingredients and mainly organic produce. They also take pride in serving up organic fair-trade coffee and freshly made juices and smoothies. Breakfasts are simple but tasty and well made and range from full English breakfasts, eggs Benedict or avocado with smoked salmon through to homemade porridge and granola. Foodilic proves that healthy food doesn’t have to be dull.

  • 60 North Street, Brighton BN1 1RH
  • +44 1273 774138
  • Monday – Saturday 08.00AM – 9.30PM and Sunday 08.00AM – 6.00PM


A chain with plenty of charm, Bills in Brighton is dedicated to offering great tasting food made from the freshest local ingredients. Owner, Bill, grew up in nearby Lewes so the Brighton restaurant is one of the best in the country. Breakfasts are a laid back affair with plenty to choose from including the full Bills Breakfast, smashed avocado on toast, granola sundae’s and buttermilk pancakes. Every dish is full of flavour and good value for money.

  • The Depot, 100 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YE
  • +441273 692894
  • Monday – Saturday 08.00AM – 11.00PM and Sunday 08.00AM – 10.30PM

Red Roaster Coffee House

A small but welcoming coffee house in Kemp Town, that offers possibly the finest freshly brewed coffee in town. The hip and trendy clientele at the Red Roaster Coffee House sip steaming hot coffee for hours, or tuck in to some truly original breakfast delights including herb waffles, sweet spiced churros, coconut bircher muesli and raspberry croissants. They also serve up huge, tasty traditional English breakfasts with crispy maple bacon and fluffy scrambled eggs, plump juicy sausages, black pudding and sourdough toast.

  • 1d St James’s Street, Brighton BN2 1RE
  • +441273 686668
  • Monday – Saturday 07.00AM – 7.00PM and Sunday 08.00AM – 6.30PM

The New Club

Achingly cool, The New Club is situated in a once derelict building on Brighton seafront that now serves up American style comfort food to hip young things and visitors alike. Well renowned for their easy selection of hang over cures, fresh coffee and seasonal “plates, The New Club offers lashings of lovely food to get your geared up for the day. Choose from pork and beans with Chorizo and fresh chilli, pea pancakes with smoked salmon or Mexican eggs, or opt for fresh pancakes and Chantilly cream for a traditional English fry-up.

  • The New Club, 133-134 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2HH
  • +4401273 730320
  • Monday – Friday 10.00AM – 8.30PM, Saturday 09.00AM – 10.00PM and Sunday 09.00AM – 7.00PM

Moksha Caffe

Using the freshest local ingredients, the family run team at Moksha Caffe carefully craft delicious meals made with love. Their extensive breakfast menu is sure to please with a wide variety of fabulous food on offer. Choose from filling fare like a full or half English breakfast, complete with Sussex Cumberland sausages, free-range eggs and bacon and sourdough bread. Those looking for a lighter bite can enjoy American style pancakes with a variety of toppings as well as spiced shakshuka or a beautiful bacon sandwich.

  • 4-5 York Pl, Brighton BN1 4GU
  • +4401273248890
  • Monday – Friday 07.00AM – 6.00PM, Saturday and Sunday 08.00AM – 6.00PM

Mange Tout

As Brighton’s favourite independent Bistro, Mange Tout serves up stunning brunch’s seven days a week. Using real home cooking recipes made from the finest fresh and sustainable ingredients, culinary perfection awaits at this sleek modern city centre bistro. Choose from a French inspired brunch menu including buttery soft croissants, cinnamon French toast and 3 organic egg omelettes, or go for the full Mange Tout breakfast fry up experience complete with Sussex bacon and Toulouse sausage.

  • 81 Trafalgar St, Brighton BN1 4EB
  • +4401273607270
  • Sunday – Wednesday 09.00AM – 5.00PM, Thursday – Saturday 09.00AM – 9.30PM

The Breakfast Club

As a family caf business (caf not café), The Breakfast Club have quite a reputation behind them. Brought to you by the names behind some of London’s most exclusive hidden bars, The Breakfast Club team provide fantastic food in uniquely original locations. Their Miami inspired Brighton eatery serves up great value brunches that people come from miles around to experience. Diners can choose from such exquisite plates as The BC Breakfast Burrito, chorizo hash, spiced onion waffles, salted caramel pancakes or just well cooked, perfectly presented full English breakfasts with black pudding and fired potatoes. Reassuring familiar breakfast foods, served quirky but comfortable surroundings.

  • 16 Market St, Brighton BN1 1HH
  • +4401273947080
  • Monday – Wednesday 08.00AM – 6.00PM, Thursday – Sunday 08.00AM – 7.00PM

Smokeys Brighton

Offering a slice of American heaven by the British seaside, Smokeys brings classic roadside cuisine to Brighton. Serving up hearty Californian style brunches and Texas BBQ to hungry city dwellers and visitors alike, Smokeys is favourite with those looking to fill their boots before a big day out. Menu favourites include Breakfast Quesadilla’s, Smokeys Benedict Special and American Blueberry Pancakes, as well as wide range of full English breakfasts, eggs and toasted bagels. Using only the freshest local ingredients, Smokeys offers American style food made using the very best British produce.

  • 124 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 2FY
  • +4401273323888
  • Monday – Sunday 08.00AM – 10.00PM

Jb’s Diner

A true Brighton icon, JB’s Diner is situated in a prime location, overlooking Brighton Pier and the seafront. A quirky and cool nod to the classic American Diner, customers come to enjoy freshly made, American stye fare all day long. Chow down on tasty and filling breakfasts surrounded by authentic 1950s memorabilia, whilst listening to the sounds of rock and roll. Menu favourites include buttermilk pancakes, eggs and bacon or full American style breakfasts as well as steaming hot coffee and freshly made milkshakes and smoothies.

  • 31 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 1NR
  • +4401273771776
  • Monday – Friday 10.00AM – 10.00PM, Saturday and Sunday 09.00AM – 10.00PM

Joe’s Cafe

Having been serving great food in the Prestonville area of Brighton for 27 years, Joe’s Cafe is a Brighton institution. Only using the very best quality, locally sourced food to create reasonable priced family favourites, Joe’s serves up some of the very best breakfasts in Brighton and Hove. Their breakfast and brunch menu include spicy Spanish Hash, healthy crushed avocado or chilli poached eggs on toast, all accompanied by quality, freshly ground coffee, as well as a wide range of vegetarian and vegan food, and gluten free options.

  • 24 Upper Hamilton Rd, Brighton BN1 5DF
  • +4401273503917
  • Tuesday – Friday 08.00AM – 3.00PM, Saturday 09.00AM – 3.00PM and Sunday 10.00AM – 2.00PM Closed Mondays

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