Best Gay Bars In Brighton

With the largest LGBTQ+ community in the whole of the UK, you can bet your bottom dollar that this city is bursting with fun and inclusive places. From chilled seaside watering holes and raucous drag events to Kemptown party spots for you to sashay the night away, we've got you covered with our guide to the best gay bars and clubs in Brighton. 

Last updated on 2nd December 2021

Old Albion

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If you're looking for something a little more cosy from your Hove gay bar, Old Albion is the gin palace serving up hearty roasts and boozy goblets galore. From distilling their own spirits to stocking the very best of the town's craft beer, this place might just just end up becoming your regular haunt.


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With an ethos of "inclusive not exclusive", CHALK is a club and live music venue boasting a high capacity and the best queer parties with the likes of Polyglamorous. From DJs to go-go dancers and drag queens, this happening spot has it all. So get your beautiful selves down to the beachfront to dance the night away.

The A Bar Brighton is perfect for catching up and letting loose with mates. Whether you're after some tasty grub while staring out at the sea, fancy listening to live music or want to belt out some bangers at a karaoke event, this is the place to do it.