Brighton and Hove is known for its vibrant food and drink scene, and when it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth, there are plenty of options to choose from.

If you're searching for the best dessert in town, look no further than Tripadvisor's top five recommendations based on customer reviews.

Leman Tea Room

Taking the top spot is Leman Tea Room, located at 15A Madeira Place, Brighton.

With a perfect 5/5 rating and 177 reviews, it is a must-visit for anyone looking for a delightful treat.

Visitors rave about the excellent afternoon tea, homemade sandwiches, and perfect cakes and cream scones.

One reviewer said: "Wonderful cakes, cream scones and tea served the proper way."

Boho Gelato

The Argus: Seb Cole from Boho Gelato. Picture: Julia ClaxtonSeb Cole from Boho Gelato. Picture: Julia Claxton

In second place is Boho Gelato, a gelato shop located at 6 Pool Valley, Brighton.

With 463 reviews and a 4.5/5 rating, this place is a favourite among locals and tourists alike.

Customers praise the smooth and creamy ice cream and the friendly and personable staff.

One reviewer said: "It was so hard to choose which flavour to have as just the sound and look of them all looked amazing!"

Julien Plumart

For those craving French pastries, Julien Plumart on Queen's Road, Brighton, is the place to go.

With 353 reviews and a 4.5/5 rating, this bakery and café is praised for its delicious croissants and cappuccinos.

Customers also rave about the beautiful patisseries and the attentive and helpful staff.

One reviewer said: "French patisseries at their best. As good as the best patisserie in Paris."

Cloud 9

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Cloud 9, located at 11 York Place, Brighton, takes the fourth spot.

With a 4.5/5 rating and 351 reviews, this bakery and café is a hidden gem in the Lanes.

Customers recommend their vanilla cupcakes and other tempting cakes.

The shop also offers custom orders for birthdays and weddings.

One reviewer said: "Stunning cakes. Wow this cake café is amazing!"


Rounding up the top five is Metrodeco at 38 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton.

With 587 reviews and a 4.5/5 rating, this café serves up indulgent cakes and light, fluffy scones.

Customers appreciate the skill and care put into each creation.

One reviewer said: "Delicious brunch and cake."