The A Bar


Who said that gay bars in Brighton needed be brimming with raucous dancefloors and shots strewn about the place? Boasting one of the best laid back enviroments when it comes to gay bars in the city, The A Bar is a great retreat. 

A hotel bar in the heart of the Marina Parade, The A Bar can not only be found at the very core of the plush yet cosy Amsterdam Hotel, it can be found overlooking the Brighton beach and Palace Pier. A main bar boasting pink neon hues, subtle yet baroque upholstery and high loungers, it's intimate but space thanks to the sea views. Lucky enough to be pottering around in the sunshine? Take to a table outside of The A Bar and indulge in a little Brighton sun on the patio, it is after all, the best sun around. 

With its laid back crowd and sea views, The A Bar makes for a more chilled out evening retreat in Brighton for the city's gay scene; Whether you're after a quick bit or taking advantage of their Caribbean cocktails.


  • Patio
  • No queues normally
  • Sky Sports


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 0:00
Tuesday 12:00 0:00
Wednesday 12:00 0:00
Thursday 12:00 0:00
Friday 12:00 2:00
Saturday 12:00 2:00
Sunday 12:00 0:00



The A Bar, 11-12, Marina Parade, BN2 1TL





Drink Price*
Pint of Lager £3.40
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £3.60
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.60
Cocktail £7.50
* Prices shown are the starting price.
  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Bar Snacks and International food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Serving classic seaside fare, The A Bar boast no frills food. From fish and chips at £7.90 to a whole pizza for the very same price, The A Bar isn't fancy fare, but it's just the stuff.

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