Find yourself banged to rights at this immersive cocktail bar experience. Set in a top-secret underground location, Alcotraz will task you with smuggling in spirits past the warden. The reward? Bespoke bootlegged concoctions.
Cool and Quirky Bars in Brighton
From 1920s-inspired dens of retro entertainment and burlesque flair to underground haunts housing some of the best independent artwork around, there's no shortage of weird and wacky watering holes in this seaside town. Up your drinking game with our recommendation of the very best cool and quirky bars in Brighton.
Proud Cabaret is the ultimate in evening indulgence. A den of 1920s interiors, this cool and quirky Brighton bar is the champion of late-night drinking antics and burlesque cavorts where you can delight in entertainment and delicious tipples.
One of Brighton's best places for a night out, Patterns is a cool beachfront bar, club and restaurant offering cocktails, craft beer and party tunes. Offering up live music events and a regular roster of top-notch DJ sets, this is the place to be come Friday evening.
Lucky Voice is welcoming all for Mariah Carey wannabes, Dutch courage crooners and all-out stage performers to its karaoke playground. Grab your mates, get a booth and sip on fruity concoctions till classics come rolling out at one of Brighton's best bars in The Lanes.
The Tempest Inn is undoubtedly one of Brighton's best cool and quirky bars along the beach. Enjoy a frothy pint whilst taking in unspoiled sea views from the outdoor terrace or snuggle up in your own grotto-style booth at this memorable little cavern.
Brighton bar Dead Wax Social is a must for lovers of all things vinyl. The Bond Street boozer is jam-packed with old-school records and individual players if you fancy a private listening session, as well as stone-baked pizzas and locally brewed craft beers on tap to keep you fuelled up.
Bison's Beer is a cool hangout with casual vibse and an ever-rotating selection of craft brews to explore. Nestled in The Lanes, the bar also boasts a menu of creative delights, such as juicy stacked burgers, small plates and an epic Sunday roast for good measure.
Craft beer bars in Brighton? Part of the iconic brand, BrewDog is dishing up its signature quirky brews and industrial-style interiors. Armed with a whopping 30 taps filled with hoppy sips and two fridges of bottled booze, the town centre haunt also cooks up burgers, wings and snacks.
Cute, quirky and a little kitsch, this charming bar and brunch spot is always worth a visit if you're in the area. Boasting a mouthwatering selection of Mexican eggs, sarnies and pancake stacks, The Breakfast Club also shakes up a hefty selection of quality cocktails to soak it all up.
Pier Nine is a lively gaming venue and bar along Brighton beachfront. Whether you're in the mood for a round of roulette, want to sing along to your favourite ballads or are keen to catch up on the latest sports, this shiny seafront spot has got your evening down to tee.
Renowned across the country for its buzzy atmosphere and potent drinks, Be At One is an obvious choice for those of you looking to let loose and enjoy some fruity cocktails. Hit up the Castle Square party bar for one of its generous happy hours where dancing mixologists will shake up a range of pretty serves.
A stylish Prohibition-inspired watering hole in the heart of Hove, The Speakeasy at The Wick is hidden above an unassuming pub. Filled with deep mahogany booths, decadent liquor cabinets and a classic cocktail menu, this intimate hangout is perfect for a date night drink or two.
Loaded with bags of character, quirky interiors and a selection of hot DJs, The Joker is your one-stop-shop for a fun night out in Brighton. Come for a feast of comfort food, play some pool in their upstairs games room or sip on some knockout libations in their cocktail lounge.
Located in The Lanes, Mrs Fitzherbert is a brilliantly bizarre cocktail bar. Along with vibrant decor - including female busts, eclectic picture frames and wall-hanging mannequin legs - there's also plant pot libations and teapot tipples to choose from.
Set over three floors with a rooftop terrace, restaurant and bar area, Bohemia is one of a kind to say the least. Their cocktail menu spans a huge selection of classic drinks, while their interiors offer up some serious Medieval gothic vibes.
A gorgeous wine bar in Brighton, Plateau is serving up an impressive selection of bottles, rustic interiors and light bites aplenty. A romantic date night place, the cosy setting and wallet-friendly offerings will have you both coming back for more.