0005 Brighton & Hove: Wednesday 16 January 2013

I get a lot of online visits from China and Vietnam to look at this folder. Hey, great; but I'd love to know why. If anyone of you feel like taking the time to tell me (on the contact form), I'd be really pleased. 

 


My area is stuffed with eating places. The smaller ones have to try harder to be noticed.

 
 Hearty Appetite

Hearty Appetite

 
 Cafe Venus

Cafe Venus

 
 Au Petit Palais

Au Petit Palais

 
 Las Tortas

Las Tortas

 
 
 Real Patisserie  My favourite baguette bar. Class.

Real Patisserie

My favourite baguette bar. Class.

 
 Chocoholly

Chocoholly

 

Of course, you can't control the street furniture.

 
 Little Devil Rose

Little Devil Rose

 

And you can get grubby after a while.

 
 Grubbs  How many decades has this been here? Thirty years ago it was my favourite place to pick up a burger.

Grubbs

How many decades has this been here? Thirty years ago it was my favourite place to pick up a burger.

 

But hey, why worry about image when you've got fruit to display?

 
 Fruit

Fruit

 

Anywhere can close.

 
 Closed Till Further Notice

Closed Till Further Notice

 

Even an old bank.

 
 Once a branch of the Midlands Bank.   Various restaurants and bars have been here, all failing. An unlucky site.

Once a branch of the Midlands Bank.

Various restaurants and bars have been here, all failing. An unlucky site.

 

And some old banks can be really successful.

 Once a branch of Lloyds Bank.  A very successful restaurant and take-away, revamped last year.

Once a branch of Lloyds Bank.

A very successful restaurant and take-away, revamped last year.