Close to the British Airways i360 observation tower, a new seafront food hall with up to 10 independent outlets (all offering a COVID-19 safe experience in the huge hall). The refurbished Shelter Hall is a larger version of the original, which dates from the 1880s, with a new rotunda and sea wall. The team behind Riddle and Finns are taking the rotunda space, and the food hall will be run by Sessions Market.
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“If you are happy with a food hall for your meal, then this is a good (but very popular) option” – this year-old venue has a “great location” on the seafront and features seven street-food concepts at a time. In her July 2022 visit, The Guardian’s Grace Dent was also wowed: “The food, with each delivery by a chipper server, continued to be far better than a food hall ever tends to be… we left Shelter Hall jubilant, £60 down for lunch for three people with drinks”.
Close to the British Airways i360 observation tower, Brighton’s brand-new seafront food hall has launched in a restored Victorian building with a line-up of seven self-service eateries led by Sussex chefs, plus craft beer, wine and cocktail bars. Of particular note: Pan, from high-end chicken shop Lost Boys; Worthing golden boy Kenny Tutt's Ox Block for a Robata grill experience; and Brighton favourites VIP Pizza. The outdoor terrace is a real winner, too.
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Have you eaten at Shelter Hall?
|Wine per bottle||£21.00|
Kings Road Arches, Brighton, BN1 2LN
|Monday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Tuesday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Wednesday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Thursday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm|
|Friday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑12 am|
|Saturday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑12 am|
|Sunday||9 am‑5 pm, 5 pm‑8 pm|