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 24th February 2021




The Charles Street Tap

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Searching for late-night gay bars in Brighton and Hove? Boasting two floors of rowdy weekend entertainment and budget-friendly pre-party drinks, Charles Street is a cracking choice. Drag nights are something of a frenzy, where lewd behaviour and laughter go hand in hand. 

Come to Doctor Brightons during the day and you'll find a chilled gay-friendly beachfront pub with comfy Chesterfields and cosy vibes. However, head over once the sun goes down and this spot transforms into a party palace, complete with DJ sets and a lively crowd.

The Amsterdam Bar 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.