8 Hearty Brighton Breakfasts To Kickstart Your Working Day

All too often in life we snooze our alarm till the last minute, then hop out of bed, scramble to get dressed and stumble out the door, without even stopping to consider our stomachs. We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how often do we actually respond to that knowledge with the respect it deserves?

Local food discovery app, Wriggle, have given us the lowdown on where to get the most nutritious and delicious breakfasts to get you leaping out of bed. For all you first time users you can also get £3 off your first purchase by adding the code ‘brightongirl’.

42 Juice

19 Market Street, Brighton BN1 1HH


42 Juice is Brighton's first 100% raw, cold-pressed, organic juice bar! Serving an envious menu of healing cold-pressed juices, superfood smoothies, dairy-free nut mylks, raw and plant based foods and juice cleanse packages. You can get an awesome acai bowls made with acai, 42's freshly made in-house almond mylk, banana and dates. Then topped with granola, mixed berries, coconut flakes. Your body will really thank you for it!

rust hove

81 George Street, BN3 3YE


There are so many delicious breakfast options to be had at Rust Hove. Tuck into a wholesome Full English with egg, mushroom, bacon, sausage, potato hash, beans, tomato & toast. Or try the veggie breakfast with egg, mushroom, veggie sausage, potato hash, spinach, halloumi, beans, tomato & toast. Vegan option also available. If you fancy poached eggs on toast, why not top it with gammon, halloumi or smoked salmon?

Brighton Cereal Cafe

Cafe Trafe, 38 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, BN14ED


Alright so this isn’t exactly healthy, but have you ever been to a Cereal Cafe before? Thought not. Well, us lucky Brightonians have now got our very own Brighton Cereal Cafe – so prepare to go wild. All the cereals you could possibly dream of, as well as some you've never heard of, under one beautiful roof – oh yes.

Down to Earth Coffee

75-76 Western Road, Hove, BN3 2JQ


Tucked away in Hove inside a beautiful old building overlooking the stunning Palmeira Square is Down to Earth Coffee. With incredible regular beans from Round Hill Coffee, as well as a dreamy selection of rotating guest espressos and filter choices, Down to Earth are bringing their A-game to the booming Brighton & Hove coffee scene. Get yourself over to this beautifully picturesque little idyll, and treat yourself to this delicious AND nutritious smoothie on Wriggle.


16 Duke Street BN1 1AH


Over at BN’s most loved bagel factory, Bagelman, you can get yourself an early bird breakfast bagel and small batch coffee for under a fiver. Complete with your choice of three fillings – choose between: Bacon, Pork sausage, Veggie sausage, Hash browns, Mushrooms or Omelette. What better way to start your morning!


56 Gardner St, Brighton, BN1 1UN


How do you like your eggs in the morning? We like ours from Kooks. For those unfamiliar with the many egg variations, allow us to eggsplain: Benedict is Eggs with orange and maple glazed ham hock, sourdough toast & hollandaise sauce, Florentine is Eggs served with wilted spinach, sourdough toast & hollandaise sauce, and Royale is eggs with smoked salmon, sourdough toast & hollandaise sauce. All delicious options can be enjoyed with a mug of coffee.

Coffee Counter

25 Church St, Brighton BN1 1RB


Treat yourself to any fully loaded breakfast muffin & your choice of any hot drink on Wriggle. For meat-eaters, you'll enjoy an organic sausage patty topped with a free range poached egg, crispy air-cured bacon and cheddar cheese.

For vegetarians, it's a veggie sausage, buttermilk fried halloumi, cheddar cheese, poached egg and chilli jam. There's also an off-menu vegan option if you prefer... Expect a vegan sausage, a deluxe vegan breakfast mix, smooth and creamy hummus, and onion chutney, all packed into a tasty bun.

Starfish & Coffee

Starfish & Coffee, 32 Egremont Place, Brighton, BN2 0GA


Want to know how Starfish & Coffee make their brunch offerings so bloody good? They start by using only local, seasonal produce, with ham and free range eggs sourced from Holmansbridge Farm near Lewes, sausages and bacon from Ockham Farm in Ewhurst Green, milk from Ringmer cows, and smoked salmon from Edburton. Their coffee comes from Brighton-based roastery Coffee at 33, and fresh bread, pastries and sweet treats arrive daily from artisan bakeries such as Coburn & Bakery, Becky's Brownies and Cookie Cartel.

Written by Pet, City Marketing Manager for Wriggle Brighton

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