Gay Bars and Clubs In Brighton

If you're looking for a fabulous night by the shoreline, then you've come to the gay capital of the UK for a reason... From raucous late night hotspots by the seafront, to laid-back boltholes near the Lanes, Brighton's gay scene has no limits. Check out our recommendations for some of the best gay bars and gay night clubs in Brighton, whether you're looking to unwind with a cocktail or sashay your way to the dancefloor.

Last updated on 2nd October 2020




Offering gorgeous views of the sea from the sun terrace out front, this Marine Parade bar (also known as Amsterdam Bar and Kitchen) is the perfect meeting spot if you're out with a group of mates. Often open until late with drag queens in abundance, you can expect an eclectic line up of events.

If you're after easy-going vibes where you're welcomed with a huge smile and a kiss on the cheek, this is your spot. Showcasing live drag music and burlesque performances, the Kemptown favourite is known for it's laid back approach to nearly everything along with cabaret and queens like no other.