No.27 Bed and Breakfast is a spectacular boutique hotel owned and run by a charming couple, one of whom is from Cape Town and an interior designer, his tasteful eye displayed all through this beautifully decorated hotel. The rooms are tiny but so carefully decorated that it doesn’t matter. However, the best thing about this wonderful little hotel is their incredible breakfasts cooked by your hosts. I have never had such a delicious breakfast! I definitely didn’t want to leave!
Natalie Gardner, known as Petal’s Puppet on social media, had recently moved from Suffolk to Brighton to tattoo at Angelic Hell and I followed her all the way to Brighton as I had planned on her tattooing me for a while. I had asked her to do a leopard coming out of the jungle as a cover up of an old blue lined tattoo that I no longer enjoyed. She specialises in nature tattoos and was the perfect choice for my tattoo. She is absolutely sweet and brilliant at her job and never once lost her temper at my constant squirming that I could not help no matter how hard I tried! I had the worst restless leg syndrome and the cover up tattoo was unbelievably painful. She tattooed like a trouper even though I was having a melt down! The result as you can see is a testament to her incredible talent, especially as she has only been tattooing for around 3 years!
I went back a week later to have the rest of the tattoo completed and here is the result.
Where We Ate
Birthday dinner was had at Edendum which was recommended to us by the place we wanted to go but who were fully booked. The Prosecco we had was the best I’ve ever drank and our dinner was wonderful, as was the service and the music in this new restaurant.
The next day we ate an amazing lemon and basil posset at a restaurant I forget the name of and can’t find anywhere now, all I remember is that it was on the corner of the main shopping lane with the huge thrift store on it!
Later on we had an incredible Thai dinner at Muang Thai.
On our last day we finally got to squeeze in for lunch at Food For Friends which lived up to it’s reputation and cannot be blamed for being always fully booked!
Shopping and Sightseeing in Brighton
You will never run out of things to do in Brighton! The shopping is amazing, from independent boutiques that lure you in with their scented candles and interesting bits and bobs to the cavernous thrift stores full to the brim of all manner of things to investigate. We spent around 2 hours in one of these and only saw a 1/4 of the building! The Lanes are where you want to explore and you will be spoiled for choice with many wonderful places to stop for a bite or refuel with a great coffee. We even happened upon a pub with a resident cat who slept in a box on the bar! There is amazing street art to marvel at as you wander between shops and if you feel like something a little more cultural or if it’s raining, I highly recommend a visit to the Brighton Pavilion, it is gobsmacking inside and an absolutely must visit.
There is so much to see and do in Brighton, I am always up to visit again, and again!
See my previous posts from another tattoo themed visit to Brighton.