Restaurants And Bars In The North Laine Brighton

Just shy of the station and brimming with artsy attitude, this part of the town is loved as much as the pier itself. From low-key boozers with cosy interiors to quirky haunts touting lip-smacking bevvies, there's a treasure trove of watering holes to be found. So, where to start? Read our guide to the best North Laine bars in Brighton.

Last updated on 19th July 2023

YO! Brighton

You can always rely on YO! for wallet-friendly Japanese food in North Laine. Located on Jubilee Street, this hotspot is the perfect place for a laid-back meal with pals or date nights alike. As for the food? Expect salmon nigiri, cucumber maki and flavour-packed bowls of ramen.

The Dorset

The Dorset on North Road is something of a staple for punters around the town. Having originally opened nearly 200 years ago, this watering hole is whipping up tasty brews and seafood dishes, all while providing sun-seekers with streetside tables. So, who's getting the first round?

The Black Horse

One of our top picks for pubs in Brighton, The Black Horse is a much-loved North Laine boozer touting a great deal of grub. Whether you're heading in for a Sunday lunch or for the awesome drinks deals, it won't fail to hit the spot. Sports fan? Watch the big fixtures on the HD screens.


Alternative drinkers should make a bee line for Hobgoblin, especially if they're hoping to get their mitts on some of the finest bevvies or grub. From tables made out of retro games consoles and walls decked out in retro posters, to a top-notch beer garden, this spot is bound to impress.