Bars in Brighton Town Centre
Brighton town centre may be a more-than-bustling shopping destination than most, but it's also home to a cracking selection of bars, pubs and clubs. Whether you fancy indie bars, venues with succulent smatterings of burger-based goodies, premium hotel bars or top night Brighton hen night destinations, the town centre has an oh-so-varied selection to choose from. Check out our recommendations for the best bars in Brighton town centre and get to know the heart of this famous seaside town.
Last updated on 26th May 2017
The Mesmerist has been turning heads throughout Brighton City Centre with its dazzling live shows and lively character. Drawing inspiration from the gin parlours of the 1930s, the venue kicks into life after dark; think firebreathers, flairing bartenders, stunning cocktails and all your favourite party tunes.
A favourite pub in Brighton town centre, The Western is here for all your boozing needs. While a cool and casual spot where draught pints, craft beers and burgers reign supreme, the interiors at The Western also boast something of a quirky edge.
Based in the Lanes in the heart of Brighton City Centre, No. 32 on Duke Street has become a favourite amongst the city's party crowds. Serving delicately made cocktails and everyone's favourite beers behind the bar, the fun club nights and sleek interiors leave everyone with a huge smile etched on your face.
Sat in the heart of Brighton City Centre, Be At One is a name that needs no introduction. The bartenders behind this venue have created arguably the most diverse cocktail menu in the entire country, infusing a range of great international spirits with fresh fruits, liqueurs and fiery spices.
Lucky Voice has firmly established itself as Brighton's best karaoke spot. With machines full of all your favourite pop, hip hop and rock tracks, guests are encouraged to grab hold of the mic and emulate their music hero. To help things along, the bar is stocked with all the Dutch courage you could need.
Think hotel bars are bland? You clearly haven't been to Hotel Pelirocco. Whilst it may be lodged on a relatively quiet town centre square, Hotel Pelirocco's bar is anything but that. A rock and roll bar by awesome proportions, this cracking destination is known for their eclectic interiors, live gigs, hen night cocktail parties and poetry readings where no evening is left behind; a quirky den of madness and attitude.
The Hope & Ruin is well worth a night in the town centre with completely mad decor, from a caravan in the bar to old TVs on the wall. There not just seriously quirky, they also have some cracking live music nights, attracting bands from all over the country.
Happen to find yourself loitering around Brighton town centre and in desperate need of a cocktail? Let Koba be your guide. A multi-level lounge bar in the heart of the city, Koba boasts up to five spaces to choose from, whether you fancy a dabble with dinner or a cocktail in their attic bar, there's something for everyone. Slick, contemporary and bustling on a weekend, Koba is a laid back and fun drinking den for creative cocktails and wine the like.
Craft beer in the town centre? Now ladies and gents, that's not too far to go for some seriously unique liquid refreshments if we say so ourselves. A classic boozer boasting a selection of beers that you'll be hard pushed to find anywhere else in the city, The Craft Beer Co. promise those with a love of hops a seriously inviting taste adventure; no honestly, you've got over 200 to be choosing from buddy.
Indie kids with your lego hair cuts and your polka dot dresses, we've just the drinking den for you! Just shy of the beach front and within walking distance from the train station, Sticky Mike's Frog Bar is a mecca for Brighton's laid back cool kids thanks to its basement music venue, locally sourced art work adorning the walls and indie themed DJ nights. This is no night for heels or glitter.
Now now, if you've ever walked down from Brighton station, live in Brighton or happen to have frequented the beachfront, you're sure to have heard the fun-filled party rabble reverberating their way through these walls. One of the most well known budget friendly bars in Brighton, Pryzm are known for their wild nights, heaving dance floors and cheerily priced party tipples.
Full of nooks and crannies, The Hampton is a quirky and individual little Brighton boozer in the town centre. From cask ales to burgers, the pub is full to the brim with charm and even has an outdoor courtyard, perfect for soaking up the rays come summer time.
Burgers and tequila - does it get much better than this, people? The Pull & Pump have more than 64 types of tequila on offer as well as a residency from Brighton Burger. The super cute town centre boozer is hidden away Clarence Garden and full to the brim with kitsch interiors and a fun clinetele.