Brighton Top Ten Shops


Chocolate comes in all shapes and sizes. Taking chocolate to a whole new level, Choccywoccydoodah is one of Brighton’s true gems. From life size white chocolate Westies, to elaborate cakes for all occasions, this is a must visit shop for any Brighton tourist. We challenge you to leave empty handed.


Snoopers Paradise

If you love a nice rummage through retro paraphernalia then this is the place for you. There are some amazing gems to be found in this fabulous indoor bizarre. Located in the heart of the North Laines, its a great place to get lost for a few hours if the weather is not on your side.


Beyond Retro

If you are after something unique then give Beyond Retro a try. This huge market style shop contains a plethora of vintage gems from clothing to accessories. Be prepared to rummage as there is a lot of stock for you to get through. It’s a great place if you have a fancy dress party to go to. Although, they can be a little expensive at times, there are bargains to be had.


Jump The Gun

This is a very stylish gentlemen’s outfitters located in the heart of the North Laines, specialising in mod clothing from the 1960’s. They have been making brand new replica mod clothing for the last 20 years and stock everything from beautifully cut suits to Fred Perry and Ben Sherman tops and classic brogues. The staff are extremely helpful and offer a very good fitting service.


Pecksniffs Fragrance House

One of the UK’s last standing fragrance houses, this is a truly amazing place to visit. Pecksniffs offers the usual range of pampering treatments but to an exceptional standard. For those looking for something truly bespoke, why not book in for a fragrance consultation and create your very own fragrance. Your perfume formula will be stored so you may re-order at any time and it can be developed into a bath and body care range to complete your fragrance wardrobe. A truly memorable gift for someone.


She Said Erotic Boutique

One of Brighton’s leading erotic boutiques, She Said is tucked away on Ship Street but don’t miss it, it’s worth the hunt! Housing many weird and wonderful bits and pieces from erotic literature, toys and burlesque dress up, to classes and workshops to improve all aspects of your love life. Nothing to be scared of here, the staff are super friendly. Great for girly groups or for guys looking for that special present. A great fun shop which Brighton is proud of.


Gresham Blake Bespoke Taylor

Gresham Blake is an innovative contemporary designer tailor, specialising in bespoke and made to measure suits for men and women. The perfect place to visit if you want that something special.


Charlie’s Sweet Emporium

Take a trip down memory lane to an old fashioned sweet shop in The Lanes. Charlie’s has everything from traditional and retro sweets from your school days to American candy and of course famous Brighton rock.


This Is Not A Butchers

A shop full of Brighton’s quirkiness in the heart of North Laine. They stock anything from fun homeware and lighting you didn’t know you needed to cards and gifts you’ll want to take home to friends. Well worth a visit.


iO Gallery Local:Artists & Jewellery Makers

iO gallery is a fantastic place to buy a really unique souvenir from your trip to Brighton. The gallery is run by artists for artists. They help local artists sell their work and pride themselves on offering customers good quality, affordable art work ranging from paintings and prints to glass wear, ceramics and jewellery. They are a very established gallery, having been exhibiting in Brighton for over 15 years.