Escape to the Sky with British Airways i360
Situated right on Brighton seafront in the heart of the iconic seaside city, British Airways i360 is a unique experience for all ages. Created by Marks Barfield Architects, the team behind the London Eye, BA i360 employs the same sleek, modern aesthetic and state-of-the-art technology to ensure a day out to remember.
Experience Brighton from a new viewpoint, after gliding up to 450ft in the spacious glass viewing pod you’ll experience stunning panoramic views of Brighton and the South Downs. Here, you can enjoy a host of onsite facilities including all-day dining at our beachfront restaurant, coffee and cocktails on our Cafe’s terrace, and don’t forget the beachside shop for beautiful and useful gifts and fascinating ‘How it was built’ Exhibition.
The BA i360 pod
Experience Brighton’s best views by far on board British Airways i360! Glide up gently to 138 metres in the spacious glass viewing pod to enjoy 360o panoramic views of Brighton, the South Downs and the stunning coastline. Share this unique experience together by spotting many of Brighton’s landmarks, artwork on rooftops, windfarms and the expansive stretch of coast all the way from Seven Sisters cliffs to the Isle of Wight.
Nyetimber Sky Bar
Breathtaking views are best admired with a glass in hand. Enjoy a drink from the South Coast’s highest bar, the Nyetimber Sky Bar! Celebrate by raising a glass of finest English sparkling wine from local Sussex vineyard, Nyetimber, or choose local beer from Harvey’s Brewery, a Brighton Gin and tonic or Folkington’s juices from nearby orchards.
WBBK & Cafe
Located on Brighton beach, at the base of British Airways i360, West Beach is a casual dining restaurant with spectacular sea views. It has one of the city’s largest beachfront terraces, perfect for an alfresco meal or drinks. West Beach offers all-day dining from early morning coffee to brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and sunset drinks. The menu includes freshly prepared dishes created from locally sourced ingredients.
Located at British Airways i360, in one of the reconstructed West Pier toll booths, West Beach Café Bar is one of Brighton’s hidden gems. It’s elevated and sheltered sun terrace offers one of the best sea view locations in the city.
Shop & Exhibition
Browse our beachside shop for beautiful and useful gifts, many of which have been created in collaboration with local artists. We have everything you need to tick off your shopping list and treat your loved ones to unique, ethically sourced presents.
‘How it was built’ Exhibition: A permanent exhibition of words, photography and film explaining and charting the construction process of BA i360. The images by official photographers Kevin Meredith and Gary Eastwood, who documented the build process, are displayed alongside an absorbing time-lapse film of the two-year construction.
Events Venue – British Airways i360
One of Brighton’s most unique event venues, located directly on the beach. Flexible spaces open up to private beachfront terraces with stunning views of the sea and the West Pier. There is no other venue like this on the south coast.
We can cater for everything from drinks and canapé receptions to working lunches, formal dinners or full banquets. Event rooms can accommodate intimate meetings, ceremonies, conferences or exclusive hire for up to 1,100 guests.
British Airways i360 pod, West Beach Café Bar and West Beach Restaurant & Bar are all available for exclusive hire.
There is so much to enjoy at British Airways i360 that we expect your visit to last around one hour (or longer if you are dining).