The Lanes, Brighton Jewellery Shops

I thought I would write something a little different for this blog. Rather than being about what we do, it's about where we do it! RING jewellers is based in The Lanes in Brighton. So where exactly are The Lanes & why are there so many jewellery shops based there?

RING jewellers is situated in The Lanes in Brighton, East Sussex. The Lanes are a collection of 'twittens', (Sussex dialect for narrow alley ways) located just a few metres from the seafront, in between the Brighton pier & the i360. The Lanes was originally a village of small fisherman's cottages. Over the years though these small dwellings were developed until The Lanes became the buzzing shopping hotspot that it is today.

Around 20 years ago Brighton's Lanes were famous for its antique stores rather than for the independent jewellery shops that line the streets today. 'Knocker boys' (people that go door-to-door asking if people have anything to sell) would queue for miles waiting to sell their wares to the numerous antique shop owners. With antiques objects & furniture becoming less popular over the years though the antique shops began to close & the jewellery shops thrived. Nowadays, it is the The Lanes jewellers that people travel from miles around to see.

Every year thousands of couples in love who are getting engaged or married head for The Jewellery shops in Brighton's Lanes to look at one of the finest collection of jewellery stores in the whole country. Unlike many other towns you will not find the large chain jewellery shops in The Lanes. Here the area is packed full of independent jewellers. This makes for a far more varied choice when it comes to picking that special engagement or wedding ring.

As well as The Lanes numerous jewellery stores you will also find dozens of amazing independent cafes, restaurants & bars. All of this is just yards away from the beach, the pier & the i360 so the area is definitely worth a visit!

Shops in Brighton’s Lanes

You won’t find high street department stores in Brighton’s Lanes. This is an area of town which solely features independent shops and small, locally-owned businesses. Whether you need a one-of-a-kind item of clothing, a stylish hat or even fancy updating your hairdo, you can do it all in The Lanes. There are delightful art and sculpture galleries to browse, custom fragrance shops and even vinyl record stores where you can pick up all the classics. Also, if you feel a little peckish, patisseries sell home-made sandwiches, hand-crafted French macarons, pastries and meringues – perfect for that lunchtime or mid-afternoon snack!

Jewellers in Brighton’s Lanes

If it’s jewellery you seek, there’s no better place than The Lanes Brighton. There are abundant independent and family-run jewellers in The Lanes where you can browse glittering engagement rings, wedding bands, necklaces and bracelets. With a selection of vintage and contemporary Brighton jewellery shops in the area, it’s easy to find the perfect antique brooch, pendant, set of earrings and much more. In fact, whatever you’re searching for in the jewellery stakes, The Lanes has it all.

Cafes and Restaurants in Brighton’s Lanes

Shopping can be a tiring pastime, fortunately Brighton’s Lanes showcases a huge range of acclaimed restaurants, pop-ups, cafes and pubs. Coffee connoisseurs can forget the coffee chains and head for nearby Bond St Coffee for their morning fix. Here the coffee is locally roasted by Horsham Coffee Roaster – it’s strong, aromatic and will keep you going until way after lunchtime! There’s also the wonderful Trading Post Coffee Roasters on Ship Street - a delightful café with outdoor tables and an organic coffee, tea and snack menu. 

If you enjoy sampling vegetarian and vegan cuisine you will adore Brighton’s Lanes. Food for Friends offers a variety of plant-based dishes and is popular with meat eaters too.Alternatively, 64 degrees serves delicious innovative tasting menus from their open kitchen. It’s run by esteemed chef Michael Bremner, the 2017 Great British Menu winner. 

If you’re a food connoisseur, or seeking a more intimate, romantic vibe, you could opt to dine at Il Bistro. The locally-owned, family-run bistro set in an 18th century fisherman’s cottage in The Lanes specialises in British beef and seafood. Their produce is all sourced from local suppliers too, so you’re also doing your bit for the environment when you dine here.

Staying Near Brighton’s Lanes

Of all the British seaside resorts on the south coast, Brighton has some of the best hotel accommodations. The town is popular with city dwellers from London heading to the coastal town for a weekend break, therefore accommodations need to be of a high standard. There are mid-range chain accommodations near The Lanes such as Premier Inn and Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront to consider. 

Alternatively, if you seek a smidgen of individuality and luxury, you will also find delightful design-driven hotels such as The Old Ship Hotel by the waterfront. This 4-star landmark hotel boasts stunning views across the English Channel and offers a range of classic and sea view rooms which cater to solo travellers, couples, friends and families. The great news is, it’s just 3 minutes’ walk from shopping and fine dining of The Lanes.

RING jewellers is located at 21 Meeting House Lane, The Lanes, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1HB. Contact us today!

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