Cafés and coffee shops are a huge part of food and drink culture in this cool coastal town. Find out more about the best cafés here.
With its history as a getaway for the rich and famous in the 19th century, it makes sense that there are still so many cute cafés in Brighton serving up the most genteel afternoon tea. Here are some of the best places you’ll find afternoon tea:
Brighton is big on independent businesses, making it fertile ground for quirky local-run cafés and coffee shops. That, of course, is great news for breakfast lovers. Here are three local favourites to grab the most important meal of the day:
Brighton’s cafés offer every type of coffee you could imagine. But two increasingly popular brews are the long black and the flat white.
A long black, like an Americano, is a mix of espresso and hot water. However, it’s stronger than an Americano, with a ratio of 1:2, and the water should always be poured first.
A flat white is a 1:2 mix of espresso and steamed milk. Again, it’s stronger than its Italian counterpart.
If you’re still not sure, the Brighthelm Centre does barista courses and is sure to set you straight.
Afternoon tea and high tea both sound like a posh light meal served late in the afternoon – but they’re actually pretty distinct. And you can find both by the coast.
Here are our picks of the best spots in London to enjoy afternoon tea done properly.
Check out our list of different types of afternoon tea in Manchester, from classic to luxury to afternoon tea with a twist. Find the best deals near you.