Komedia is one of Brighton’s best-loved entertainment venues, presenting a huge programme of performances with over 700 events a year, spanning of comedy, music, club nights, cabaret, children’s shows, spoken word and more.

This venue, in the heart of the North Laine, is home to some of the most popular comedy shows in the south east; Komedia Comedy ClubComic Boom and Bent Double and they can also boast winning the Chortle Comedy Award for Best Venue in the South a record 17 times.

Komedia is also an at the forefront for live music, being a regular feature of The Great Escape.

Enjoy two exciting, vibrant performance spaces when you visit, with flexible set-ups and a kitchen serving freshly prepared food at most seated shows.

Picturehouse also operate the Duke’s at Komedia Cinema upstairs.

What's on


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • Depends on the night


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 19:00 3:00
Tuesday 19:00 3:00
Wednesday 19:00 3:00
Thursday 19:00 3:00
Friday 19:00 3:00
Saturday 19:00 3:00
Sunday 19:00 3:00



Komedia, 44 - 47, Gardner Street, BN1 1UN


North Laine


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Grill, American, International and Burgers food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Serving a small but delicious selection of dishes for those looking to dine at most seated shows in the Basement Space, Komedia serve everything from beef brisket buns and cauliflower burgers to a salt and pepper squid and mac and cheese bites. Also, don't forget to try their famous Komedia Nachos! Meals can be bought in combination with show tickets to save money. Main meals are £13, with starters from just £4. Vegetarian, Vegan and gluten free options are available.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Basement Venue Hire 250 400 - - -

Home to the legendary and award-winning weekly comedy club as well as larger music gigs and club nights, the Basement at Komedia boasts one of the best sound, lighting and AV set ups in Brighton and has been awarded the Chortle Best Venue in the South a record 17 times.

Studio Venue Hire 90 150 - - -

Our more intimate Studio Bar boasts a diverse programme of solo comedy shows, immersive music gigs and also hosts both established and up-and-coming club nights.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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