Bars with Entertainment in Brighton
Drinks are great, drinks with something to do are far better. Host to some of the most unique events by the shore, Brighton knows no bounds when it comes to keeping you little party nippers entertained. From live music and majestic cabaret shows to boisterous burlesque nights and speakeasy style shindigs, these bars in Brighton have your late night events tailored to perfection. Check out our recommendations for the best bars with entertainment in Brighton and find yourself something fancy and fun to divulge in this weekend.
Last updated on 27th January 2017
A renowned Brighton den for vivacious vintage antics, The Mesmerist have entertainment at their epicentre. From burlesque nights and off-kilter circus shows to live music and a smattering of swing nights, you'll be shimmy-shaking your way back to the 1930s in no time thanks to their plush selection of regular events and wholly unique nights out in Brighton.
You've got a voice, a beautiful voice, you need to air it. Host to some of the best karaoke nights in the city, Lucky Voice is just the destination for those of you with a penchant for the mic. From private party booths to some of the best in party belters, nab a few of your karaoke-faring friends and sing your heart out to the sweet sounds of '80s hits and cocktails.
Now here's a little entertainment that you might not have been expecting. As nightlife purveyors, we like to bring you all options, and what better form of entertainment than the rustling up of cocktails. A wholly unique bar concept, BYOC is a secret speakeasy style den where you get to watch their master mixologists whip up a storm, with the liquor you just so happen to bring with you. But wait, yes wait, there's a cinema too, GOTCHA.
Located right under a theatre, Bar Broadway is packed full of entertainment. The bar serves up a fine selection of beers, wines and cocktails as well as playing clips from musicals, movies and hosting regular live performances.
Another of Brighton's retro dens, this luxe number can be found in the heart of Kemptown. An entertainment venue through and through, Proud Brighton is just the destination for those looking for something a little different to divulge in. From murder mystery shows and cabaret nights to a glamorous gathering of burlesque nights, Proud Brighton are doing vintage nights in style.
They may be a hotel bar, but there's more to this snooze-filled destination than beds and a breakfast. One of the quirkiest hotel bars in Brighton, Hotel Pelirocco has a rock and roll attitude with cocktails to boot. From their karaoke room and a super smashing selection of live music to poetry readings and cocktail classes, it's like we just said, more than just a selection of beds.
We doubt you've seen entertainment like this in any club before. A raucous party den for the young and 20-something crowd of Brighton, FunFair Club's theme not only entices party-goers looking for something a little different, it also entices the crowd to their unique Friday fun. Host to circus performers, magicians and a lady that takes fancy to hammering a nail into her nose, the entertainment at FunFair Club is big red top inspired.
This hidden little bar on the first floor of Grand Central loves to put on a good show. With weekly burlesque and cabaret performances and one hell of a gin menu, this spot is perfect for a night of drinking and having fun.
Still wanting a dash of entertainment but don't want to be battered by booming strobes and marauders? Hailed as one of the most luxe cocktail bars in Brighton, Bohemia provide both mixology entertainment and live music to boot. From their dry-ice cocktails and scientific liquid fare to a live, sumptuous jazz every Thursday night, Bohemia is just the destination for a more decadent form of entertainment.
Sometimes you don’t want to just settle in for a few drinks; sometimes, you want to do it in the comfort and fun in one of Brighton’s best known and biggest casinos. Blackjack, poker and more games rest over two floors, with the occasional special DJ taking the decks and live music on the stage. They also offer everything from manicure evenings to prize nights.