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Where To Eat In Woodingdean

There are a surprising range of cafes and takeaways in Woodingdean. Below are their addresses, contact details and menus – please note that all we updated this information in October 2020 but do recommend that you check details with the restaurant/cafe/pub for up-to-date information. If you run a cafe, restaurant or takeaway in Woodingdean and are not mentioned below – please do get in touch. If you are not based in Woodingdean but do deliver here then please send us details and we’ll try to post them here.

Please find contact details below – enjoy!
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Is Woodingdean a nice place to live?

Woodingdean is a large ‘Village’ that sits around 3 miles East of central Brighton. It has around 10,000 residents living in around 3,650 homes.

There is a pub The Downs Hotel that sits on the crossroads between Falmer Road and Warren Road and is a familiar landmark to people traveling into East Brighton or to the seafront at Rottingdean. Continue reading…

Spotlight On… Eve Shepherd

Eve Shepherd, Woodingdean

Eve Shepherd

In the latest Spotlight On series, Woodingdean in Business met Eve Shepherd, a sculptor based in Woodingdean.

I didn’t particularly enjoy school but I always loved art. I really wanted to do special effects in films so I went to college to do a BTEC National. While I was there I got signposted through many different routes to Anthony Bennett. He is an amazing animal sculptor and I was lucky enough to work as his apprentice for a few months in Sheffield. He introduced me to sculpting and obviously saw something in me, so after a few months passed me on to a big, international company in York, where I ended up becoming head of department and looking after sculptors twice my age!

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Woodingdean Shops – Bucking the ‘disappearing Great British High Street’ trend

Warren Road in Woodingdean is thriving with a range of retail shops that any village high street would be proud of. We have, from West to East the shops in Woodingdean are;
Brighton Auction Rooms, , Clearwell Mobility, Best One Convenience store and newsagent, Uncle Sam’s hamburger express, Coastway Vets, I want that Present (gifts and toys for boys and girls) , The Dog Boutique, Achilles Foot Clinic Mings, Chinese Takeaway, Alicia Photographics, Build14me web site builders and SEO specialists ,  Ricky Clarke Hair and Beauty, Pretty Pascalles Co-op funeral care, Woodingdean Café, Sussex Blinds, Completely Carpets, Woodingdean Dry Cleaners, Circa Deli And Tesco Express.

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Spotlight On… build14me

In our ‘Spotlight On’ series, we’re showcasing the many things Woodingdean has to offer, through profiles of local business owners.
This week, we’re featuring build14me, a Woodingdean-based web design company.


We build websites. It’s that simple. We created build14me because we wanted to give people a really straightforward, hassle-free way to get their own website up and running. Initially, our focus was on small businesses, but now we cater for just about anybody, including big organisations. This means that our service has become very diverse; we build websites of all shapes and sizes, from single-pages to complex e-commerce systems.

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Spotlight On… Frank!

In our ‘Spotlight On’ series, we’re showcasing the many things Woodingdean has to offer, through profiles of local business owners. 

This week, we speak to Jo, from Frank! Communications.

I created Frank! to fill a gap. When I moved down to Brighton I couldn’t find the sort of agency that I wanted to work in, so I created my own. I’d worked for various businesses as a deputy and I felt like it was time to have a go at being my own boss. Thirteen years later, we’re still going strong, helping a whole range of companies produce high-quality, interesting and hopefully attractive marketing materials,from websites to posters, magazines to information leaflets and everything in between.

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