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The Doughnut

Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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Not much to see

You know, I must have walked past this thing dozens of times and never realized this was a work of... read more

Reviewed today
Oosterbeek, The Netherlands

A Quirky little landmark to visit on the seafront, gives you a camera angle to get a picture... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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“doughnuts” (70 reviews)
Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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Reviewed today

You know, I must have walked past this thing dozens of times and never realized this was a work of art. Now I do, and it doesn't change anything for me. It's a nice round object with a hole in it. What's funny is that...More

Thank Wim_Rijksen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Quirky little landmark to visit on the seafront, gives you a camera angle to get a picture through the hole of the horizon beyond

Thank carolynwhite151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointing to say the least after having read all the hype and then seeing it. Perhaps any piece of art that needs so much explanation / reasoning will never be that good. A true work of art should speak for itself and instil emotion on...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought the Doughnut was a great piece of art work, well done to the artist. We took lots of fun photos at it. Well worth a visit.

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice thing to see at the beach but nothing special really...a lot of people around it so we thought we'd see too...not worth the wait!

Thank Sun-eater70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

disappointed by lack of toppings, glaze or sugar coating. Copper dough was also a little on the tough side

Thank James E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Regarding the doughnut it is a good reflection of Brighton and also the contents of our planet. Enjoy the sounds of the waves and the wind in your hair which I cannot express here ... a picture however is possible.

Thank normannorma1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Art is not just a painting and this to me is Art.I was drawn to go and investigate it.Yes,it's a Doughnut but you can look through it,take someones picture through it so it's like a picture frame.I did this with my Other Half,I also did...More

Thank elizabethann1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated on the Brighton seafront this is a great place to take a picture - worth it just as a conversation starter.

Thank 1977ryan
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Its on the sea front, so take a picture as you walk to the i360. This will take 5mins of your time as you walk down the sea front. It is worth a visit, it is just an Arty Attraction, it is different and huge....More

Thank doug t
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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