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Whether you are heading into Christmas with all your gifts bought or need to get everything, whilst avoiding the queues, we’re here to give you gift inspiration and ideas for gifts you’ll only find in Brighton. With hundreds of independent restaurants, artisan shops and top venues the only problem you have is deciding what to choose.

Photo of Brighton's' Christmas lights

Franklins A Truly Brighton Beer Experience

This independently owned, award-winning micro-brewery, started in an ancient milking shed just outside Bexhill, East Sussex. There is no better way to get a taste of the city than ordering a cheeky can or two from these locally based beer connoisseurs, what’s more at the moment they are selling gift packs, 2 cans of their delicious brews along with a Franklins glass perfect for a present or yourself.

Komedia – New Year Night Out

One of Brighton’s most iconic venues has a wealth of shows in the New Year, from top comedians to the most specialist club nights in the south, Ultimate Power night anyone? Tickets of gift vouchers for the Komedia gives you or your recipient the chance to choose their own night out, which let’s face it is going to be top of all our wish lists this year.

Slake – Foraged locally with love

Harnessing the sun to power their stills, Slake seek out the very best ingredients in Brighton to thoughtfully produce the finest artisan gin at the crossroads of science & nature. Whatever the weather, or the seasons may bring, Slake work hard to bring you delicious and distinctive spirits. This is truly a taste of the city, one you will want to keep to enjoy yourself.

Little Darlings ClosetBeautiful outfits, ready for those Christmas pictures

If you’re buying for the youngest members of the family and not sure what to get, have a look at Little Darlings Closet. As an independent Childrenswear boutique nestled in The Lanes, they have beautiful traditional and modern outfits for girls or boys. Plus if you order before New Year's Eve you get a whopping 30% of full price outfits, perfect for those extra ensemble changes.

Riddle & FinnsFestive feast delivered to your door

If you’re isolating or simply don’t want to go around the supermarket at the moment, Riddle & Finns have the perfect solution. With everything from breakfast, canapes, mains and a pudding this six-course feast is the perfect treat for a decadent Christmas Day, you can even order the wine to go with your food. No-one has to spend the morning in the kitchen and in return you get a restaurant quality meal that you can eat in your pyjamas should you wish – bliss! Not in the city? They sell vouchers to put towards your next visit or gift to someone you love.

Trading Post – Wake up on Christmas morning and smell the coffee

Our very own Brighton coffee artisans make their blends from freshly roasted beans, roasted in Brighton and delivered direct to you. Sit back with a cup of their fair trade premium coffee, and imagine you are sitting in one of their beautiful Brighton cafes watching the world go by. Buying for a coffee lover but know nothing about the dark stuff? These guys are great at helping choose (As a tea drinker married to a coffee addict I can vouch for this!) Planning on visiting next year, make a point of dining in one of their cafes too – a real treat.

Flour Pot – Brilliantly baked goods and books

Alongside their delicious baked goods and fantastic gift sets, (if you haven’t tried their doughnuts you really must) the Flour Pot have joined forces with the Way of the Witch, a magical, limited edition, adventure book for 7-12 year olds, all set around Brighton’s iconic streets. Most importantly 30% of the profits from this book go to the Rockinghorse charity, the fundraising arm of the Royal Alexandra Children’s hospital order yours here: Way And The Witch

Brighton Bier – VisitBrighton beer tokens

If you love beer and want to drink local ales then you have to try Brighton Bier, the city’s international award-winning brewer and Brighton’s original craft brewery. To get your 10% VisitBrighton discount on any case of Brighton Bier, visit their webshop and use code LOVEBIER at the checkout. Brighton Bier provide city wide delivery in partnership with zero-emissions courier Zedify, as well as nationwide delivery, so a taste of Brighton is never far away!

Blanch House – A little bit of luxury in Brighton

The Blanch House gift vouchers provide a unique gift, whether for a birthday, anniversary or Christmas present. The perfect solution for that hard to find, thoughtful gift. Choose from a Champagne cream tea, romantic break or simple monetary voucher.

Matt Watercolours – Original Brighton art for your walls

What better way to support our creative city than to buy direct from a local Brighton artist? With a range of prints, gifts and clothing (we have our eye on the beautiful tote bag) you can support an artist and have something truly original on your walls (or feet, Matt even puts his stunning work onto footwear!)

The Royal Pavilion – Exotic designs to your door

Missed visiting the city this year? Why not order your very own piece of Royal Pavilion chic? With items styled on our very own exotic pleasure palace, amongst beautiful city themed ideas, you definitely won’t find these beautiful pieces anywhere else. Although the window for delivery before Christmas has closed, you will just have to buy something for yourself to enjoy in the New Year!


We hope we’ve given you gift inspiration and ways to make your Christmas more Brighton, whether you want a memento of when you have visited or a piece of inspiration for when you do next year, buying from small businesses keeps our quirky, creative and never normal city thriving.

Caroline

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