Hotel Bars in Brighton
Whether you've hauled yourself up in a hotel for a weekend in our fair city, or fancy a quick cocktail schmooze before the party unfolds, we harbour so many beds and bars in Brighton that you'll be chuffed with the selection. From off kilter watering holes and cocktail crooners to polished surfaces for a cheeky little make-up check (note, you look fantastic), hotel bars in Brighton are a cut above the rest. Check out our recommendations for some of the best hotel bars in Brighton, whether you're laying down your head that night or locking lips with a cracking liquid bevvie.
Dapper, divine and bustling with the suited and booted. Not for those of you that like to dress down for an evening of tipples, the Victoria Lounge at the infamous Grand Hotel will have you swooning something silly over their deluxe views of the ocean and high rate fare. From cocktails and a rathr plush happy hour to upmarket interiors and boozy afternoon tea for those who fancy, the Victoria Lounge is grand for bespoke pre-evening tipples.
Another of Brighton's infamous gay bar and hotel duo's, Legends is a bustling beachfront retreat for the LGBT community of Brighton. If not swigging in the relaxed main bar overlooking the beach, you're sure to find party patrons in the club downstairs where bustling pop tracks, retro nights and heart dance floor antics reign supreme. Certainly one of Brighton's more lively hotel bar alternatives.
Even the uttering of its name envokes tales of dapper date nights and rather schmancy cocktail fare. Found at the heart of the Blanch House Boutique Hotel, this cocktail bar mimics the high class nature of its surroundings with a high class selection of tipples. From luxurious flavours and unique mixes to international bubbly for those who like their drinks with a little fizz, this hotel bar in Brighton has high class appeal.
Slick sips, come and get 'em. Housed in one of the most luxurious hotels in Brighton, The Waterhouse Bar at The Hilton is a luxe retreat from the bustle of Brighton city centre or the throngs of the beachfront clubs. From its bespoke interiors and dapper terrace overlooking the seafront to a plush selection of handmade cocktails and potent flavours, this is one of the most impressive date night spots in the city.
Plush yet laidback, humble yet hearty, Drakes is just the destination for those of you after bespoke cocktails without the stuffy atmosphere. A hotel bar known for its extensive selection of creative concoctions, all be it at high prices for their suitably high standards, Drakes is a modern lounger and top notch pre-party destination for those with a little cash to splash in Brighton ad high-brow palates to please.
A gay bar found in one of Brighton's prominent gay hotels, The A Bar at Amsterdam Hotel is a laid back lounger overlooking the sea. Just the ticket for those of you still looking to indulge in a little Brighton party spirit without the shoving of elbows by the bar, The A Bar is a friendly locals sort of establishment with all the feel of a subtly glitzy city centre bar.
Another beacon of creativity looks set to latch those lips and drag them on downstairs for a cheeky cocktail tipple or three. Housed in one of the most unique hotels in Brighton, the bar at The Artist Residence mimics the artistic throngs of this unique space. From their Boston style interiors and rustic wares to a shack style bar brimming with exotic rum, you'll be quoting graphic designers and spurning artistic methods in a jiffy.
One of the most wacky little watering holes in Brighton, Hotel Pelirocco stands out from the hotel bar crowd. Whether you're admiring their bespoke off kilter interiors, taking to their top notch selection of hand made cocktails, partaking in a little karaoke in their private room or down for hen night drinks, this beautifully barmy hotel bar in Brighton pride themselves on a punchy, rock and roll attitude.