Meet the Market Traders

With a strong focus on local producers and ethical products, the Open Market traders bring a wide-ranging selection of produce and freshly prepared foods to the site, as well as an exceptional variety of arts, crafts, fashions, services, garden goods and more.

Unit 1: Steampunk Bazaar

Coming Soon!

Unit 2: Real Patisserie

Real Patisserie is about giving you something really delicious to eat. We make artisan breads, patisserie, savouries, sandwiches, and the greatest quiches! We make everything from scratch here in Brighton and serve it as fresh as possible.

Unit 3: Pets Pantry

Based in the market for over 25 years, Tonia at Pet’s Pantry provides a wide range of pet food and accessories and offers free local delivery.

Unit 4: Market Florist

The market’s florist has been running here for over 30 years! The new proprietors Andrew and Yasmin offer a beautiful range of flowers and plants for every occasion. Don’t forget to pop in during December for your Christmas tree too.

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Unit 5: The Flying Saucer

Cafe specialising in fine loose leaf teas and artisan coffee. A focus on local and organic produce including; juices, amazing cakes, gourmet sandwiches, pies, scotch eggs and freshly made ice cream. Look out for collaborations award winning street food vendors.


Unit 6: Brighton Apothecary

The Brighton Apothecary herbal shop and advice centre is run by a team of dedicated and professional medical herbalists with a passion for using herbs to heal. They provide advice and personally tailored remedies following a free mini-consultation, as well as high-quality natural health and beauty products.

Unit 7: Buttons and Bows Haberdashery

John and Bob have been the market’s haberdashers since the 1980s. They provide a wide range of haberdashery, crafts materials, fabrics, knitting yarns and much more.

Unit 8: Mari’s Deli

Mari offers Spanish artisan products such as cured meats, Iberian and Serrano hams, a selection of olive oils, cheeses, wines, olives, Catalan sandwiches and montaditos, and hand carved ham.

Unit 9: Foodshed

Foodshed is a social enterprise focussing on locally grown/reared and made produce. We offer demos and workshops to help our customers learn about the processes that come with the food they buy. Our ‘rent a shelf scheme’ allows local producers to sell their wares. All profits are ploughed back into the community through a grant scheme.


Unit 10: Ubu Books

A fantastic selection of secondhand books – from great value reads to rare collectables.

Unit 11: Crabs and Lobsters

The market’s fishmonger Paul sells a range of local fish and seafood products.

Unit 12: Victor Charles Patrick Mears

Pat and his family have been selling fruit and veg in the market for more than three decades.

Unit 13: Jack Hill

‘Tools are us’ for the obscure and the unusual.

Unit 15: Streets Café

The Streets Café offers a traditional English breakfast as well as lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. The cafe caters for everyone including vegetarians, gluten free, calorie controlled diets, and children’s meals.

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Unit 16 & 17 : Objet D’art

Objet D’art brings a wide range of antiques and collectables to the market – French art Deco lamps, bronzes, glass, and furniture and much more.

Unit 18: 18 Grocery

Wholesale and retail Thai herbs, spices, Chinese, Japanese, Korean seasonal fruits and vegetables, dry foods, fresh produce and products from all over the world.

Unit 19: Mohammed – Spice of Life

Chef Mohammed presents a range of his award-winning Bangladeshi and Indian subcontinent fresh, home-cooked chilled dishes; Bangla snacks, sweets and desserts; freshly mixed spices; groceries and Halal products.

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Unit 20: Artpothecary – Coming soon!

The Artpothecary; the art shop run by artists who believe that along with the sale of both traditional or specialist supplies, such as sketchbooks  or high temperature silicone, there needs to be a base where other artists may come in for friendly support and advice about their project. We aim to be a community resource hub for the professional and amateur alike.


Unit 21: Shaboutique

Shaboutique is a working studio where local artists take recycling to the next level. Home interiors such as armchairs, tables, lighting, cushions as well as  clothing and accessories and handmade cards will be on display. All one of a kind and made from materials rescued from the local waste stream.


Unit 22: Unit 22

Adding some whimsy to the market, Beth and Charlotte at Unit 22 make beautiful, hand-made fairy dresses that are sure to appeal to children! They also offer a lovely range of locally produced fashion and accessories for girls and women.

Unit 24: Currently Available

Interested? Download an application form from this website.

Market Manager – Paul Tricker: 01273 695728

Unit 25: Eco Makers Emporium

Darryl Black makes her own unique, handmade, upcycled clothing, accessories and jewellery, with guest makers from time to time. Her ethos is Ethical, Sustainable & Fairtrade. Darryl also runs upcycling classes and workshops for small groups and individuals.


Unit 26: Rainbow Organic Chocolate

A selection of artisan handmade chocolates by ace chocolatier Suzanne.

Unit 27: Smith&Crumble

This new, vibrant t-shirt company from East Sussex has created a truly unique brand that is off the beaten track. The simplicity & uniqueness in their designs are created to ensure you stand out from the crowd. 


Unit 28: Pelotas

At Pelotas we believe in getting everyone active. Our toys focus on encouraging the development of hand to eye coordination. All of our juggling and circus props are thoroughly tested by literally hundreds of children in a field. Our quality wooden toys that are solid, sturdy and long lasting. 


Unit 29: Currently Available

Interested? Download an application form from this website.

Market Manager – Paul Tricker: 01273 695728

Unit 30: Smorl’s Houmous Falafel and Salad Bar

Home of Brighton’s much-loved “Smorl’s Houmous” range, Sarah and Christian offer freshly fried falafel, houmous and salad pittas, salad boxes, house-made sauces and relishes, organic cold drinks, as well as chick peas, falafel mix, pittas, olive oil and everything you need to make your own at home.

Unit 31: Tea & Honey

A collaboration between Chi & Green Valleys – we are two businesses that were previously temporary stall holders at Brighton Open Market and are delighted to open a permanent premises together.

Chi bring a diverse range of high quality teas, accessories and freshly roasted coffees from around the world to Brighton. Our tea range includes classic estate teas, flavoured blends, organically grown tea, tea endorsed by the Ethical Tea Partnership and tea inspired by Brighton to take home and enjoy.

Green Valleys is a Brighton based company specialising in raw and natural honey products. Kris offers an ever growing selection of honey and honey-based products from Sussex and around the world. As well as being a natural sweetener, raw honey is also used for wellness and can naturally boost energy and build the immune system.

Unit 32: Kor-Pan

Traditional Korean and Japanease food including bibimbap and sushi. They cater for vegan and vegitarians too!     Tel: 07553 244483

Unit 33/34: Principal Meats

The market’s traditional butcher offers a great variety of game, local meat and homemade sausages.

Unit 35: Pacta Now

Handmade natural and organic wines, olive oils, pure white truffle oil and vinegars from artisan producers across Central and Eastern Europe; local non-alcoholic liquids, still and sparkling fruit juices, sauces and condiments.



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Telephone:  Trevor or Judith 01273 607711

Unit 36: Coming soon McStrongs

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Unit 37/38: Dave Ovett & Sons

The “Bacon King of Brighton” has been offering up eggs and local bacon – cut fresh every day – at the market for over 30 years!

Unit 39 : Raw Heath Bar

At the Raw Health Bar we offer organic cold-pressed juices at affordable prices, created in a friendly, vibrant atmosphere. We also have a delicious selection of Superfood Smoothies, nut and seed mylks, wheatgrass shots and handmade organic raw chocolate.

Unit 40: Kouzina

This ‘Modern Rustic’ Greek speciality cafe offers delicious, healthy light meals including hot toasted Greek sandwiches, veggie moussaka, beautiful stuffed vegetables, Mediterranean salads, deliciously robust lentil and bean dishes, and ‘mezze’ plates – all lovingly prepared from locally-sourced, organic produce.

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Unit 41: Currently Available

Interested? Download an application form from this website.

Market Manager – Paul Tricker: 01273 695728

Unit 42: Jason’s Egg Shop

Jason has been trading in the Open Market for 28 years and has a range of locally produced eggs, and cheeses as well as dried fruits and bacon.

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Unit 43: The Fruit Shop

This old fashioned green grocer offers high quality at a fair price.  10% off to students and free delivery to local businesses.

Unit 44: Lock, Stock and Barrel

Key cutting and locksmith services, with 24 hour call out available.

01273 681999

Unit 45: Studio 45

Studio 45 exhibits the work of a wide range of local artists.

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