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Brighton Fishing Quarter is the heart of Brighton’s seafront. Occupied by Brighton fishermen, local artists, photographers and independent traders, the area has a rich heritage and character unlike anywhere else. Find out more about the many shops and attractions we have to offer by selecting from the panel below. From purchasing locally caught fresh fish, sitting back with a coffee or some lunch, to exploring work by local artists or wandering through our Museum - there’s plenty to see and do.

You’ll also find plenty of activities and entertainment going on in The Quarter year-round. Enjoy your time here, stop to say hello to one of the many friendly faces here and discover a lively community working here in the heart of Brighton seafront.

Brighton Fishing Quarter

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Fishing Quarter Museum

Come take a journey with us into the rich history of Brightons Sea front community. Discover the Brighton of the past: A little fishing village on the south coast.

Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar 

Among a splendid range of fresh shellfish, Cliff & Linda Faires stock the finest oysters from Jersey, renowned for their taste & Freshness.

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Neil Messenger is the Fishing Quarter's fishmonger. At Neils arch you'll find Brightons best range of locally caught fish and shell fish, straight from his family boat.

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Jack & Linda Traditional Fish Smokers

Jack & Linda Mills have been fishermen most of their lives and have been traditionally smoking fish at the Quarter for the last 11 years.

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Fishing Quarter Gallery

This community based gallery provides a unique, light and airy space. Based in one of the seafront arches, it atracts a large and vaired selection of people.

Robert Leighton is our local photographer. Living and working in the place he takes his pictures, Rob can insight into Brighton & Hove like no other Photographer.

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Under one of the arches lyes the Fishermans society which was established in 1813. Over the years of this establishment many historical events have taken place on the doorstep!

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Fishing Quarter Coffee Shop

If you at the Fishing Quarter and inneed of some refreshments, there is no better place to go. They sell great Coffee, Cookies, Home-made lemonade and much more.

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