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The Doughnut

Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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Nice statue

to be honest I thought this was a polo when I first saw it recently. It stands at the far end of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Caterham, United Kingdom
Iconic place for THAT picture

Just by the pier, as seen on so many tv adverts. Plenty of eateries and bars close by. Shingle... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Colin M
Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

to be honest I thought this was a polo when I first saw it recently. It stands at the far end of the promenade where there is still work being carried out. Not sure what the purpose is as didnt notice a placque. It stands...More

Thank Michelle1904
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just by the pier, as seen on so many tv adverts. Plenty of eateries and bars close by. Shingle beach not the most comfortable but ey when the suns shining who cars

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stands out like a sore thumb - nothing really attractive or appealing about it...not sure why its there either

Thank Sheila8882013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excuse the pun but the Doughnut is in need of a bit of repair. On both sides there are bits missing from the sculpture. That said it is a different statue and you can take your picture next to or through it. It's very close...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 25 April 2017

What a fun spot to be in. Had a few photos done and then looked around, everything you could want is a stones throw from this big rock donut. A must for photos when in brighton

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Worth a few minutes if you are passing - unless you are a fan of street sculpture in which case you might stay longer. Not the most graceful of artworks but it fills a hole - or not, as the case may be.

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Only went to look at the donut as we were passing by. We have four children aged between 2 and 10 and they all enjoyed being pulled through the donut. Managed to get some fantastic photos! It's not the sort of thing to make a...More

Thank andrewh0pe
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Hardly a must see there is no real reason for this donut to be here except so people can take photo's of a giant donut

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 11 April 2017

er, it's a stone doughnut. You could take a picture through it, maybe. Or smother it in jam. Hardly a must-sse.

Thank garryj99
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Cute piece of art to line the horizon of the Brighton seafront Good for pictures and sweet to look at

Thank junoself
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Is it just a piece of public art or does it mark or commemorate anything? We just liked the look of it and happily moved on, didn't think to see if there were any signs or labels.
24 July 2015|
Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
You have certainly raised my curiosity as to whether there is any deeper meaning to the doughnut.I will ck. when I visit Brighton this coming w/e to celebrate the 25th Gay Pride celebration whose theme is diversity.What a... More