Best Breakfasts in Brighton
Whilst you are in the beautiful city of Brighton, you may find yourself waking up peckish and wanting to treat yourself to a delicious breakfast.
There’s nothing worse than looking forward to a tasty breakfast which turns out to be not as great as you has hoped, and we are here to stop that from happening whilst you’re in Brighton. We have put together a big list of cafes, restaurants and clubs where you will find the best breakfast in Brighton. Tuck into a traditional English breakfast, nibble on fresh fruit and sip on delicious coffee in order to start your day off right!
Why Not Explore The Best Breakfast Places in Brighton?
1. The Breakfast Club
Located only a short walk from the seafront, The Breakfast Club is an award winning restaurant that you definitely don’t want to miss out on if you’re in Brighton. They serve up delicious treats all day long, with their breakfast menu of course being the best of the bunch. You’ll find dishes such as The Fully Monty, aka a full English breakfast, sweet and savoury pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, bowls of yoghurt and many more other mouth-watering options. The interior is funky, sleek and modern, with blue ceilings, patterned walks and gold accents throughout, not to forget the wall mounted booth seats.
16-17 Market St | Website
2. Lucky Beach Café
Voted the UK’s peoples favourite restaurant in 2017 and 2018, Lucky Beach Café is all about using fresh, sustainable and local produce when serving up their dishes. Each year they share their profits with their Rwandan coffee farmers and help them become self-sufficient as a thanks for their work. The location of the café is outstanding, providing you with sea views whilst you tuck into your brunch after you’ve taken a pick off their extensive menu. Why not try a crisp and fresh vegan hippy wrap or treat yourself to the freshest fish from the waters right in front of you?
Kings Road Arches, 183 Kings Rd | Website
3. The New Club
Yet another venue with stunning views across the sea is The New Club, an American diner restaurant that has been one of the best brunch places in Brighton since 2013. Their high quality and homely American dishes have made the restaurant a well loved and well known place to go in Brighton, receiving awards for their burgers and being voted one of the best places for brunch and coffee in the county. So, if that isn’t enough to convince you to try their food, we don’t know what will! Here are the best breakfasts in Newcastle.
133-134 Kings Rd | Website
4. Café Marmalade
Only a couple of minutes’ walk to the sea front, Café Marmalade is a hit amongst both locals and tourists for healthier breakfast dishes. You won’t find your typical traditional English breakfast here, instead you with come across breakfast options such as grilled tomatoes and rocket on toast with pesto, jam on toast, crumpets and berry butter, along with plenty milkshakes, coffee blends, smoothies and juices to give you a healthy kick to the start of your day. There are also some amazing hotels to try out during your stay, here are the best hotels in Brighton.
237 Eastern Rd | Website
5. JBs American Diner
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when it comes to an American diner? Is it the black and white tiled flooring, red seating booths, chrome bar stools or neon lights? Well, JBs American Diner has all that and much more. Both the décor and menu will immerse you into a true American diner experience, as you listen to 1950’s rock n roll tunes and tuck into breakfast treats such as eggs and salmon, savoury pancakes, French toast, eggs and bacon, and much more! Yet again this venue is on the sea front, so not only is the interior beautiful, the views outside are too.
31 Kings Rd | Website
6. The Ivy for Brunch
Based within historic lanes is The Ivy for Brunch, an old post office which has been transformed and renovated into a sophisticated, arty, light and airy restaurant perfect for dining in the early hours of the morning. Brunch Brighton doesn’t get much better than in The Ivy, and is served until around 11am most days. You’ll find refreshing juices to go along with menu options such as pastries, toast, full English breakfast, eggs and many light and healthy options. The prices are reasonably cheap considering the quality of food and service you receive at such a beautiful place. We also have a list of the best vegan restaurants in Brighton!
51A Ship St | Website
7. Little Miss Piggies
Little Miss Piggies is a bright and colourful café that offers many traditional English breakfast dishes on their early morning menu. Here you will find dishes such as The Breakfast Challenge, Premium English Breakfast and The Hangover Breakfast. If you fancy getting creative, you even have the option to create your own breakfast from a tasty list of ingredients or go for something extra simple like a bacon sandwich. It’s based only a little walk from the sea front and the city centre, making it pretty easy to get there in the mornings whilst you’re still half asleep. After you have ate your breakfast why not head around some of the best pubs in Brighton?
85 St James's St | Website
8. SIX Brighton & Hove
If you appreciate your breakfast being sourced locally using fresh and organic products, then SIX Brighton & Hove is the place to be after you roll out of bed. Right in the heart of Brunswick Town, this large restaurant will be happy to serve you with passion a delicious dish off their breakfast menu. You will find dishes here that you can’t elsewhere in Brighton, such as freshly baked banana bread, pescatarian brunch bowl and ham benedict. You’ve even got the choice of drinks like herbal teas, cold-presses juices and natural smoothies along with bottomless prosecco and brunch cocktails for those who want to start drinking extra early!
102-105, Western Rd | Website
9. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
For a cheap and cheerful start to your day, head to Breakfast at Tiffany’s where you won’t have to break the bank in order to fill up and fuel yourself for the day. Luckily for you, if you get out of bed later than normal their breakfast dishes are available all day long, so you don’t have to rush about to get a proper breakfast in. They have all the typical meaty options such as The Gut Buster (a full English breakfast) along with vegan and vegetarian options too. Have a browse through the best breakfast in Glasgow.
22 North Rd | Website
If you have grown tired of typical breakfast options and are on the hunt for creative and inventive breakfast dishes, Redroaster is exactly where you will find them. Not only is this venue one of the UK’s pioneering specialty coffee houses, it also serves up brunch every day of the year. It’s located right by Old Steine Gardens, providing you with beautiful views as you feast on dishes such as chilli eggs, brioche French toast, crab and avocado benedict and coconut bircher. If you’ve got a reason to celebrate, then opt for the bottomless brunch Brighton style, where you can enjoy unlimited mimosas of your choice alongside your meal.
1D St James's St | Website
Want to make the most out of your money whilst receiving great quality food made from natural and raw ingredients? Then head to Iydea, an award winning vegetarian cafeteria serving up fresh healthy food in environmentally friendly packaging. Their menu is everchanging, so its difficult to give you certain examples of want you may come across here, but what we can tell you is that it is cheap as chips! Meals range from £4.70 to £9.70 and give you complete control over what you want, meaning you can personalise your dish to suit your tastes and cravings. Have a browse through all the things to do in Brighton during your time here.
17 Kensington Gardens | Website
12. Café Coho
Café Coho is an award winning espresso bar and café, so if you like good coffee and appreciate a tasty breakfast, you will love it at Café Coho. Located right in the heart of Brighton, this venue is easily accessible making it a hotspot for those after a good start to their day. The skilled baristas are happy to provide you with expertly crafted and complex coffee blends to accompany their breakfast dishes such as artisan sandwiches, homemade cakes, vegan bruschetta and their well known house breakfast. All their dishes are created using only specialist meat, dairy and vegetable suppliers to ensure you receive quality food.
53 Ship St | Website
13. Billie’s Café
For a more intimate breakfast experience, take a trip to Billie’s Café, a family run café tucked behind Brighton’s shopping area. You can easily sit back and relax in this café; the hardest part of the experience will be deciding what flavoursome breakfast dish to choose from the menu! No matter what you opt for you will get a generous portion of high quality food using fair trade coffee and tea, free range eggs and local produce. The service itself is quick, friendly and very welcoming, making you feel right as home!
34 Hampton Pl | Website
14. Moksha Caffe
Moksha Caffe is an independent business which provides diners with ethically sources and tasty breakfast dishes day in day out. Moksha is loved by the locals and can get incredibly busy due to its amazing reputation for their delicious breakfasts. The menu itself is cheap and cheerful, and has plenty vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available, so you won’t have to burn a hole in your pocket to fill yourself up at this hot spot or worry about your dietary requirements not being looked after.
4-5 York Pl | Website
15. Compass Point Eatery
American Diner’s are popular within Brighton due to their amazing options when it comes to their breakfast dishes. Compass Point Eatery is one of the most well-known American Diners within Brighton thanks to its seafront location and of course, traditional English breakfast meals. Priced at around £11 for a full breakfast, with emphasis on the huge portions, you definitely get your money’s worth of high quality produce here. So, if you’re feeling very hungry with a big appetite but don’t fancy spending a lot of money, Compass Point Eatery is the place to be.
127a Kings Rd | Website
16. Laughing Dog Brighton
Right in the heart of Brighton Marina, Laughing Dog Brighton is an award winning café mixed with an art gallery and gift shop. Laughing Dog Brighton is well known for sourcing their ingredients from a variety of local farms and suppliers, supporting local business and even using Brighton roasted coffee. Their popular breakfasts are all priced at £9 and names Big Dog, Veggie Big Dog and Vegan Big Dog, so as you’ve probably guessed there are options for all tastes. After you’ve finished soaking up the views, sipping on your coffee and tucking into your breakfast, you can take a walk around the gallery and feast your eyes upon a variety of exhibitions.
The Octagon, 31 Mariner's Quay | Website
17. The Flour Pot Bakery
Not a fan of a full English but prefer a fresh pastry instead? Then you will have a ball in The Flour Pot Bakery! This modern British bakery is proud to serve up tasty and freshly made breakfast treats such as cinnamon buns, pain au chocolats and croissants to all those who pop in. It all stemmed from the idea that something so deliciously amazing can be created from three simple ingredients, salt, water and flour. The interior itself is sleep and modern, providing you with a refreshing start to your morning before taking on the rest of the busy day.
40 Sydney St | Website
If you are interested in planning a hen party in Brighton, then we are certain you will need to fuel up for the bustling hen party activities ahead of you with a delicious breakfast. We hope our list gives you all the inspiration and ideas you need to treat your taste buds during your celebrations!