Bars in Hove
A cool coastal town just shy of Brighton city centre and loitering right next to the shore, Hove has managed to retain its independent flair, southern charm and cracking selection of boozy hideaways. From independent pubs stocking vintage wares and local craft beers, to European retreats of French fancies and luscious gastro venues, Hove has no shortage of great bars and pubs. Check out our recommendations for the best bars in Hove and discover Brighton's booming little sister.
Last updated on 8th December 2016
Whilst Hove may seem the place to uncover homemade wares and bohemian eateries, it's also the place to discover this completely off-kilter, jumped right outta the wagon bar. Known for their collection of junkyard oddities, basement schmoozing and quirky collection of cocktails, The Bee's Mouth is a cavern of cool waiting to be discovered in this seemingly subdued suburb.
Set in a small and intimate setting, this relaxed boozer is the place to go for sharing plates and enough wine to drown any sorrows. Pitch up for a sophisticated night, and if you love your wine, you can even take it home from their deli counter.
As if harbouring a secret speakeasy bar upstairs wasn't enough to entice you to this charming Hove boozer, The Wick Inn is boasting a wholly unique menu, it's boasting Thai grub. Whilst its interiors boast of traditionalism with a few added quirks and vintage hues thrown in for good measure, The Wick Inn is serving up a Thai selection of dishes that will see your British pub experience truly changed for the better.
Housed above a traditional pub in the heart of Hove, The Speakeasy is a bootleggers retreat of awesome vintage proportions. Themed upon the prohibitions bars of the 1920s, The Speakeasy at The Wick is brimming with retro wares, rich mahogany colours and candlelit tables, all surrounded by prohibition paraphernalia; just the spot to grab a 1920s inspired cocktail and whisk the night away.
If you don't want to be battered by twentieth century quirks and would rather retreat to a wholly British restaurant bar of bistro fare and classic tipples, then you've come to the right place. From its regionally reminiscent main restaurant to its bohemian beer garden, Hove Place is another bar in Hove promising that oddities and off-kilter antics aren't the only thing pulling in the punters these days.
The Paris House is the perfect spot for you drinking aficionados who fancy a bit of European culture. Serving the finest French wine, the fanciest cocktails and a smashing selection of spirits, this place is perfect for a tipple and catch-up.