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Shelter Hall Brighton

Shelter Hall Brighton is an amazing food destination on the vibrant Brighton seafront, featuring a diverse array of independent eateries and bars, live entertainment, winter igloos and stunning sea views.

Shelter Hall on Brighton Seafront

Shelter Hall Brighton is a must-visit place to eat in Brighton for foodies and those seeking a vibrant culinary experience in Brighton.

This unique seaside pop-up food market, located between each of the city’s piers among the plethora of Brighton seafront restaurants, brings together a diverse selection of the finest independent food and drinks brands, featuring seven rotating kitchens from local Brighton restaurants and beyond. With its exciting calendar of live entertainment, stunning sea views, and a wide variety of delicious offerings, Shelter Hall offers an all-encompassing experience for visitors.

Shelter Hall Brighton drone shot of the venue and beach
Max Langran Photography

Powered by Sessions

Founded in 2019, Sessions is committed to bringing non-stop originality to every kitchen, amplifying food brands nationwide. With a drive to demonstrate this philosophy, Sessions collaborates with over 250 host kitchens and pioneers residencies in iconic venues, reshaping the culinary landscape. In 2020, Sessions unveiled Shelter Hall Brighton, where local talent and international chefs come together, creating a home of originality that serves Brighton locals and visitors alike.

Shelter Hall Brighton
Max Langran Photography

The Shelter Hall Food Market

This unique venue brings together a diverse array of independent eateries under one roof, offering an exciting culinary experience for all. From mouthwatering pizzas by Yeastie Boys Pizza Club to irresistible bao buns from Little Bao Boy, and succulent souvlaki by The 3 Little Pigs Souvlaki, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Indulge in juicy burgers from Rudi’s Burgers, flavourful fried chicken from Coqfighter, authentic Mexican cuisine from Crudo Mexican, and delectable desserts from Happy Endings. Whether you’re craving comfort food, international delicacies, or indulgent desserts, you’ll find a wide range of options to satisfy your taste buds.

Shelter Hall Brighton interior shot
Max Langran Photography

The 3 Little Pigs Souvlaki

Enjoy savoury delights of Greek Australian cuisine by The 3 Little Pigs Souvlaki at Shelter Hall. Founded by Kostas Vais of Essi Kitchen, this unique spot offers a fusion of tradition and innovation. Inspired by childhood memories of grilling with family, Kostas crafts handmade pittas and original fillings. From classic souvlaki to generous sharing platters, each dish reflects Kostas’ dedication to his heritage and craft.

3 little pig souvlaki

Yeastie Boys Pizza Club

Satisfy your pizza cravings with Yeastie Boys Pizza Club, crafted by self-taught Brighton local Oliver Hill. Embracing New York-style pizza, Yeastie Boys has swiftly become a coastal favourite, serving up slices, 13″, and monstrous 20″ sharers. Expect a mouthwatering array of pies, from the classic OG to inventive creations like No Sleep Til Brooklyn and Born Slippy. Indulge in big flavours and unique twists on original classics that promise an unforgettable dining experience. Yeastie Boys Pizza Club invites you to savour the taste of Brighton’s pizza scene with every delicious bite.


Experience the fusion of East meets West at Croqfighter, the brainchild of friends Triston, Troy, and Deacon. Their unique take on fried chicken has garnered cult status among London’s fried chicken aficionados and now, Brighton gets its turn to savour their innovative creations.


From the Original Burger and Honey Ginger Buffalo Burger to flavourful wings like the Korean BBQ Wings or Nashville Wings, satisfy your tastebuds with a variety of delicious options.

Little Bao Boy

Little Bao Boy is another exciting addition to Shelter Hall. Originating from Leeds, Little Bao Boy is an independent street food trader, celebrated for their brilliant Bao Buns and Bowls.

The menu features enticing options such as Crispy Cauliflower, Chilli Salted Tofu Bites, Gyozas, Slaws, and Cucumber and Crispy Chilli Oil Salad. Founder James, inspired by his parents’ Noodle Shop, started a journey to infuse traditional Asian food with a contemporary Western twist. Little Bao Boy’s innovative approach has quickly made it a beloved addition to Shelter Hall, offering a unique foodie experience.

Crudo Mexican

Jump on a foodie journey to Mexico with Crudo Mexican, founded by Paul and Tom. Blending the vibrant flavours of Mexican street food with the lively atmosphere of a tequila bar, Crudo offers an immersive dining experience at Shelter Hall.

Indulge in a mosaic of Mexico’s best street foods, each dish a tribute to the country’s rich culinary heritage with a touch of their own flair. From Taco Platters featuring Cochinita Pibil Pork, Barbacoa Chicken, and Ancho Oyster Mushrooms to Rice Bowls bursting with fresh flavours, Crudo Mexican guarantees to intrigue your taste buds and whisk you away to the bustling streets of Mexico City


Indulgent deep-filled aged beef burgers, sides and loaded fries available at Shelter Hall from south-coast chef and seasoned street food trader Danny Staples. 

over head shot of the table with Rudi's burgers
Photo credit: FOARKE

At Rudi’s Burgers you can experience fantastic flavours, crafted with age-old beef patties and soft sesame-milk buns baked by local bakers Flour Pot. Inspired by the birth of Danny’s son, Rudi, this brand was created to bring a smile to your face. After working the festival and events circuit for years, Danny wanted to create the perfect big flavour burger brand that reminds you of the best of times and always left you wanting more in a food hall or delivered right to your door.

Happy Endings

Treat yourself to the sweet world of Happy Endings, founded by Terri Mercieca, also known as ‘T’. Since 2014, Terri, a Pastry Chef and YBF award winner, has been delighting dessert enthusiasts with superbly crafted, scientifically perfected ice cream and desserts. Each flavour sensation is infused with a nostalgic charm that transports you back to simpler times. Happy Endings invites you to experience the joy of dessert at Shelter Hall like never before.

happy endings

Skylark Cocktail Bar at Shelter Hall Brighton

Skylark Bar at Shelter Hall Brighton offers a stylish and vibrant setting to enjoy a variety of beverages. With their extensive opening times, guests can indulge in their expertly crafted cocktails such as the “Passionfruit Martini” and “Espresso Martini.” Craft beer enthusiasts will appreciate their selection of local and international brews, while wine lovers can savour the flavours of Sussex with their range of regional wines. The bar’s prime location also provides stunning sea-facing views, adding to the overall ambiance and making it a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the coastal atmosphere.

Interior of Shelter Hall Brighton

The Shelter Hall Bar

Shelter Hall Bar at Shelter Hall on Brighton seafront is a vibrant destination for drinks and socialising. The bar offers an extensive selection of beverages, including craft beers, creative cocktails, fine wines, and spirits. Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshing craft beer, a classic cocktail, or a glass of Sussex wine, Shelter Hall Bar has something to satisfy every palate. The service is attentive and friendly, with knowledgeable staff ready to guide you through the drink options and provide recommendations. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the lively atmosphere while sipping on your favourite drink at Shelter Hall Bar.

Live music and events at Shelter Hall Brighton

Shelter Hall on Brighton seafront is not just a place to enjoy delicious food and drinks; it also hosts a range of exciting live events. From live music performances to DJ sets, comedy nights, and themed parties, there’s always something happening at Shelter Hall to entertain visitors. With a diverse lineup of talented artists and performers, the live events create a vibrant and energetic atmosphere, adding an extra dimension to the dining experience. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away or simply enjoy some live entertainment, Shelter Hall has you covered with their dynamic and engaging events program.

Shelter Hall Brighton, shot of people enjoying their drinks and food outside during the sunset
Max Langran Photography


  1. Marie Yatkwan

    Celebrated my 53rd birthday in September 2023.! My boyfriend and I sat on the balcony, had a lovely meal, great service and watched the sunset. A lovely, memorable afternoon/evening.! xx

  2. Victoria Parry

    Had lunch out with my three kids, perfect as everyone could order something different! We sat outside, it was glorious. A really brilliant set up and much needed in Brighton.

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