Bright Now Café - The Brighthelm Centre
  • Brighthelm Church & Community Centre
    North Rd
    BN1 1YD
For a relaxing weekday breakfast, lunch, light snack or hot drink, Bright Now Café is the perfect location, just a couple of minutes from both the city centre and Brighton Station. Serving reasonably priced good quality food and drink, locally sourced where possible and freshly made on site, Bright Now Café is one of Brighton's best kept secrets. Equally great for a quiet business meeting or social lunch with friends. With free WiFi.


Welcome to Bright Now Café - The Brighthelm Centre


We have just launched an incredible new menu, packed with a diverse range of flavours.

Fresh baked bread from real patisserie, locally sourced seasonal vegetables and butcher meat are what our superb kitchen team has to offer.

Each week brings new specials and a wide selection of baked cakes and pastries, prepared in house, for you to enjoy.

There are a number of great drinks, hot and cold, to choose from including our expertly made coffee, using fair trade roasted beans as well as matcha and spicy chai lattes.

All are welcome any time of the day to sit and relax within the calm, friendly atmosphere at the Helm Cafe, that we mantain with an attentive and enthusiastic team of staff.

Opening Times:

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm  


Brighthelm Centre
North Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1YD


01273 821512



The new menu is available online

 Hiring Bright Now Café for your Event

Bright Now Café is available to hire in the evenings, to be used for meetings or events. There are catered and uncatered options available.

The café can be hired for just £28 per hour, with the kitchen at £25 per hour, with a £250 deposit for the use of the kitchen. 

For any inquiries, please contact the Bookings and Lettings Manager on 01273 821512


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In January 2017
Dawn Newman-Shelley said

Café - 4 stars; Brighthelm - 5 stars. Fabulous costumer service. Lovely attitude!