Beautiful Bars in Brighton
When it comes to places to drink, our iconic seaside town has no shortage of watering holes. Whether you're looking for a pretty place to pop on the 'gram, are hoping to impress on a first date or just fancy a tipple in charming surroundings, we've got the guide for you. From quirky cocktail haunts to sublime speakeasies, here's our list of Brighton's most beautiful bars.
Before you start chowing down on the mouthwatering seafood and impressive dessert platters, be sure to hit up the bar at this beachfront gem. With a low-key setting playing host to gorgeous cocktails and equally as impressive bar snacks, The Salt Room is a winner every time.
One of Brighton's quirkiest spots, The Mesmerist is located in the heart of The Lanes, offering three levels of retro-style interiors and a roof terrace to boot. Whether you're sipping cocktails in the 70s-inspired Flipside bar or digging in to bottomless brunch downstairs, this place never fails to impress.
If you're after a touch of opulence on your night out, then Proud is the perfect place. Hosting some of the most unique events in the city, this beautiful bar and restaurant oozes 1920s charm and vintage regalia, with baroque architecture creating a truly majestic feel.
Boasting beautiful cave interiors, a seafront setting and plenty of booths to snuggle up in, The Tempest is a dreamy date night destination. If you're not looking to woo someone though? It's also a great spot to catch up with friends over some stellar seafood or a boozy brunch.
A popular venue for drinking, dining and dancing, No 32 can be found in the heart of The Lanes. The perfect pitstop for a summertime drink, the terrace here comes complete with a retractable roof and stylish furnishings. And for when those hunger pangs strike? You'll be able to get stuck into a selection of Asian-infused dishes and top-notch steaks.
Hidden up a set of stairs in a seemingly normal pub, this secret haunt takes its inspiration from the illicit drinking dens of 1920s America. The Speakeasy boasts decadent interiors including candlelit tables, deep mahogany features and vintage paraphernalia, with a classic cocktail menu to match.
With a menu including classic drinks like smoked old fashioneds and French 75s alongside quirkier creations like a Cointreau-infused Brighton Spritz, Bohemia's cocktail menu is just as beautiful as the bar itself. Think moody interiors and a sun-soaked roof terrace.
Behind a rather inconspicuous door lies a hidden gem that's brimming with character and fine wines. L'Atelier Du Vin offers over 900 variations to choose from, so you could spend heaps of time sipping away and soaking up the 1920s-inspired beauty of this North Laine favourite.
Undoubtedly one of Brighton and Hove's prettiest spots, Six is adorned with long-hanging plants, velvet furnishings and cosy nooks. Serving boozy brunches in the morning and local organic wines as dusk falls, this stylish spot is as versatile as they come.
Boasting some of the finest flavours that the South Coast has to offer, Cyan is a wonderland of gourmet cuisine, seafront vistas and dark blue hues. Head here for elegant afternoon tea, hearty roasts and delicious all-day dining washed down with a cocktail (or three).
Located in Hove, this award-winning restaurant and bar serves up tantalising dishes and quaffable drinks that look just as good as they taste. With monthly changing menus from MasterChef's Steven Edwards, this is a gorgeous pick if you're as hungry as you are thirsty.
Unapologetically bold and beautiful, Mrs Fitzherberts is a cocktail bar and restaurant in the Lanes that's crammed with curiosities. Whether you're sipping cocktails on the rooftop terrace or making the most of the stunning decor indoors, it's certainly one of Brighton most impressive haunts.
The Ivy brand is renowned for their stunning interiors, and this restaurant in The Lanes is absolutely no exception. With vibrant prints, plush velvet seating and a botanical feel, it's a truly beautiful place to go for a drink or a bite to eat.
The Joker has a simple beauty, with its muted tones, low lighting and marble table-tops, resulting in a welcoming and cosy feel. If you're in the mood for a touch of live music, a foodie night or just fancy reclining in a comfy sofa, they've got you covered.