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Bars and nightlife in Brighton

Top bars

Music Venue
“Brighton’s biggest comedy club. Always something on Friday and Saturday night and often during the week too. ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Pub
“My favourite cosy pub in Brighton. Perfect to sit by a fire in the winter, or on the top deck in summer. They also do great food. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Bar
“A dapper looking lounge bar in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes, local bands and DJ's will be playing here from Tues - Saturdays.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“- sister restaurant to the Salt Room, this specialises in steak and does some fish in a smaller, more intimate setting”
  • 49 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“seafood restaurant (there are two of these in Brighton - one is in the Lanes and the other is on the seafront where you can look out to sea if you sit upstairs)”
  • 71 locals recommend
Bar
“Incredible seafood restaurant and pub - Try the potted crab and moules mariniere, delicious!”
  • 56 locals recommend
Gastropub
“The Ginger Dog is a local pub offering real ales, craft beers, and fine wines together with a good hearty menu of traditional pub food. As with its ginger sisters, The Ginger Dog uses only the very finest, seasonal, ingredients to offer a really satisfying dining experience. The Ginger Dog brings a slice of modern pub gastronomy to the Kemptown area of Brighton and includes a private dining room upstairs. Families and dogs are of course welcome.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pub
“Tiny space, but amazing cocktails and secret venue downstairs, my favourite bar ”
  • 56 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Bar
“A dapper looking lounge bar in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes, local bands and DJ's will be playing here from Tues - Saturdays.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Good place for a night of intimate music BUT, maybe one only for the gritty, real music lovers out there. Drinks in plastic cups, questionable toilets, little space at times... Not for everyone!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Great arts venue, music, theatre, comedy - you name it. Also has a very nice bar to relax in whilst waiting for your show to begin.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“With happy hours, great dining options and DJs spinning you into the weekend, No 32 is one hell of a party bar. The venue has many personalities, from their exciting range of tipples through to the late-night venue it becomes over weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Speakeasy
“If you are here as part of a group, I’d recommend Proud Cabaret for a fun night out. Not cheap, but worth it.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Karaoke Bar
“Sing your guts out in this fun little spot with pals. Always a good time. Staff are excellent but be careful with your drinks, things can escalate quickly with all those classic songs filling the air!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Night Club
“LGBT - By day a bar, by night a legendary club & the best place to end your big gay night out”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“On Brighton beach just round the corner from the Pier with great food, drinks and DJ in the evening. Great outdoor space. ”
  • 12 locals recommend

Music venues

Music Venue
“Brighton’s biggest comedy club. Always something on Friday and Saturday night and often during the week too. ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Good place for a night of intimate music BUT, maybe one only for the gritty, real music lovers out there. Drinks in plastic cups, questionable toilets, little space at times... Not for everyone!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Big night out? This is the place. I'm mean there's lots of choice in Brighton, but we end up here a little too frequently. Check to see what's on - it's varied! ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
“Live music here every night - Jazz, world, latin. drinks a bit pricey but friendly good atmosphere”
  • 39 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Great arts venue, music, theatre, comedy - you name it. Also has a very nice bar to relax in whilst waiting for your show to begin.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Brighton Centre is a conference and exhibition centre, the largest of its kind in southern England, used regularly not only for conferences of the British political parties but also as a venue for entertainment such as concerts, stand up comedy, weddings, graduations, banquets etc.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Great nightclub with lovely garden terrace with sea views. Both day & night events are on offer. Always host good DJs playing a range of music such as techno, afrobeat, house, acid house, dupstep & drum and bass.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Fun, small night club with a big brass Jazz band that play on a Saturday night. Closes at 3am. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
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