31 Dec 2008 20:06
Going to Brighton for a few days with the ball and chain from the 1st (coming back the 6th) and wanted some local info if poss (been before but not for a while).
Cheap place to park? Probably won't actually use the car much when we're there so doesn't need to be central, don't fancy paying £15 a day though.
Anything on that we might fancy? Thinking of StoneLove on the Friday but not sure if we'd feel too old?
A low-key hip hop night would be good if there are any on.
A gym that is open to anyone (preferably where they won't want an induction before using it)?
Any restaurants you'd recommend?
Any shops we might not find just from wandering around or we shouldn't miss?
Anything else you think we should see or do?
Apologies for all the questions!
31 Dec 2008 22:14
parking wise if you dont mind a walk out of town park on one of the roads up from the level (big park with skate park etc in) go up southover street and you should find somewhere on one of those roads where you can leave it relativly safely for a few days just be sure to check any restrictions but when i lived there that was always the closest to central free parking.
31 Dec 2008 22:46
Great, thanks for all the info.
2 Jan 2009 17:43
my mate recommends bistro du vin, french food say its fucking ace
2 Jan 2009 18:02
dont go to 'loves' fish restaraunt.
7 Jan 2009 13:58
Looks ok and location is alright… i've always stayed in cheap places to the west of the pier and they have always been fine. What's the occasion?
7 Jan 2009 14:03
valentines, i've only been once and i was there for about 4 hours for a gig so don't know the area at all. Glad its an alright location. Cheers luke
7 Jan 2009 14:05
im sure he will love it there mate, good work.
p.s wonder how the bargainator got on, looking forward to his smudges, wonder if he hooked up with mura, jack, seenmy or jake??
7 Jan 2009 14:13
Oh yeah, and MoB, the area, and that gaff's fine, I stayed about 2 streets over last year for Valentines.
Out of your street, straight over the road is a restaurant called 'Terraces', big glass walled place overlooking the sea. Looks nice, but don't be fooled, the food there is utter shite. Everything's served on a 'bed of jasmine rice' and the bowl or bread cost about £4.
7 Jan 2009 14:30
valentine fuk hook up for you two, get murak involved and do a table for six somewhere??
7 Jan 2009 14:45
Greys Hotel is a good choice…good food especially. I havn't stayed there but only heard great things about it. It isn't so big that it feels impersonal either.
I think I'm taking my bird to the Hotel Du Vin/Bistro Du Vin for valentines. Definately a place to check out if you havn't already been. Expensive for non-Londoners but worth the price. The wine prices are a bit rape, especially as it could be a £4 bottle from Sainsbo's for all I know.