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The most romantic places in Brighton for a Valentine's getaway

Home to an eclectic array of independent shops, cool coffee haunts and a picture-perfect pebble beach, it’s easy to see why the quirky seaside town of Brighton is a popular place for a weekend with your special someone.

So, expect to see champagne on tap, rose petals in the bathroom and an expertly rolled towel as you explore our favourite places for a romantic getaway in Brighton.

Places to Stay

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The Grand Hotel

For a touch of je ne sais quoi try The Grand Hotel, which opened in 1864 and has been offering dreamy getaways ever since. The epitome of luxury, this Art-Deco style romantic hotel in Brighton is tasteful and refined.

Boasting sea views, you’ll be able to fall asleep listening to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore. If you ask us, it doesn’t get much more romantic than that!

Drakes Hotel

No list of romantic places in Brighton would be complete without a mention of Drakes Hotel. As one of the most romantic hotels in Brighton, you can expect champagne, roses in the obnoxiously large bathtub and panoramic sea views.

Nicknamed ‘seduction by the sea’, if you’re looking to splash the cash and impress your partner this year – this is the place to do it.

Travelling by train to get here is an easy way to start your romantic weekend.

Places to eat

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Committed to serving authentic Sicilian food, Mediterraneo is quite possibly one of the most romantic restaurants in Brighton.

Hearty dishes and a warm ambient glow really set the mood in this fine establishment. Here you’ll sink into comfortable seats whilst tucking into delicious food that has been prepared with love, passion and no shortage of enthusiasm.

The Mesmerist

This quirky establishment knows how to create an intimate atmosphere. At The Mesmerist you’ll find eclectic furniture and knick-knacks all working together to create a harmonious yet cosy feel.

As well as serving modern takes on classic pub food, you’ll find a delectable cocktail menu, perfect for washing everything down. No matter your drink of choice, you’ll find an impressive selection of excellent wines, beers and spirits too.

Upmarket without feeling stuffy, this romantic restaurant in Brighton is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy an evening with that someone special.

Things to do

Take a stroll down The Lanes

As you’ve come to one of the quirkiest places in the UK for a romantic getaway, it’d be rude not to get lost in the narrow streets known as ‘The Lanes’. Home to an array of eccentric indie shops, eateries and cafes, you’re sure to find something unique as you peruse at your leisure.

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Visit Brighton Pavilion

If you’re after romantic things to do on your Brighton break, then look no further than a trip to the beautiful Brighton Pavilion. Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this regal building is a sight to behold. Either go inside or simply take a stroll amongst the royal gardens.

So, grab your partner and pack your bags – it’s time for a romantic getaway to Brighton!

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