places to eat students brighton

Top cheap and student-friendly eats in Brighton

110 Church St, Brighton BN1 1UD

This small Japanese restaurant is a busy little gem that serves noodle and donburi dishes that are cheap, quick and full of flavour with mains ranging from £5.20 to £5.80. They offer vegetarian and gluten free options and are situated near Jubilee Library if ever you’re in need of a bite while studying, or in a hurry, with takeaway options too!

Trafalgar St, Brighton BN1 3DP

Open Wednesdays to Saturdays, you can find Trollburger’s shack a stone’s throw from Brighton Station offering jaw-dropping burgers from £5. Renowned for their organic beef, free-range duck and locally sourced ingredients, not to mention the names of the burgers on offer. Where else will you find a burger called The Troll’s Stinky Breath?

17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL

Vegetarians rejoice! Iydea are in the North Laines and have an ever-changing menu of fresh, quality food. Choose any one of their main dishes and pick the veg, salads, toppings and sauces your heart desires. Meals range from £4.70 to £9.70, so you can make it as cheap and cheerful as you want.

127a Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 2FA

Compass Point Eatery is the eclectic, cosy little spot to enjoy some deliciously good food with fresh smoothies, milkshakes and juices. Serving up pancake breakfasts until noon on weekdays and 1:00pm on weekends and delicious American style sandwiches, you can grab yourself a bite for less than a fiver. Breakfasts range between £4.95 to £8.95 and sandwiches are £4.95 to £6.95.

46 West St, Brighton BN1 2RA

Located near Churchill Square shopping centre, these award-winning Belgian fries are irresistible. Fries are a go-to with just about everyone, so it comes as no surprise as to why BeFries is so popular. You can grab yourself a cone of these fries and your choice of sauce to match for £3.50. And for the veggies and vegans, they’ve got a selection of over nine vegan sauces.

108 London Rd, Brighton BN1 4JG

If you find yourself in the Open Market and you fancy some delicious Mediterranean and Turkish food, you’ll love to visit Sunbirds Deli located right next to the entrance. Serving everything from breakfast, lunch and dinner, there’s something for here for everyone and friendly, welcoming staff to serve it to you for a great price. Pick up a special from just £6.

105 Western Rd, Brighton BN1 2AA
36A Gloucester Rd, Brighton BN1 4AQ

If it’s filling Mexican food you’re craving head over to one of two La Choza restaurants in Brighton for a meal. Vibrant and full of flare, La Choza is a Brighton grown eating experience who source from local, independent suppliers and can cater to vegans. Meals range from £8-9.50.


50 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 1NA

15 Brighton Pl, Brighton BN1 1HJ

1 & 2 Regent St, Brighton BN1 1UL

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