Quirky Cocktails in Brighton
If there is one thing that Brighton certainly does not lack, it's the unconventional. Championing the obscure, the quirky and all things eccentric, the alternative Brighton scene doesn't stop at its residents - Brighton's bars follow perfect suit, showcasing some of the most wonderfully bizarre cocktail concoctions in the UK, alongside some truly innovative approaches to interior design. Take a gander at some of our recommended bars for quirky cocktails in Brighton, and get ready to indulge in all things unusual.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Taking inspiration from both the Steampunk movement and gin palaces of the 1930s, The Mesmerist brings a healthy smattering of all things unconventional to The Lanes. Overflowing with eclectic nooks and crannies, this bar in Brighton indulges in vintage dècor and is quirky cocktails a-plenty: how about the infamous Amaretto Cherry Sour, the Ginger Brew (ginger biscuits included), or the sweet taste of Cherry Drops?
Offering a cool blend of city chic and urban attitude, Be At One Brighton serves up quirky cocktails in their abundance. Coming in at roughly £8 a piece, you're paying for top quality - which is precisely what is on offer: sample the 'Irish Disco Biscuit', made up of Oreo cookies and Baileys, or perhaps the 'Banana Banshee'. For Brighton's best quirky cocktails, head down to Be At One .
Bringing something entirely new to the Brighton bar scene, BYOC boasts a bespoke cocktail trolley like nothing else. Carrying no liquor on the premises, BYOC asks its guests to arrive with their favourite own brand vodka under their wing, only to challenge the master mixologists to whip up a cocktail-fuelled frenzy of unique blends and flavours that'll leave the palate thirsty for more. Pair this remarkable drinking concept with exposed brickwork and vintage gilded furniture and you've got yourself one of the best bars for quirky cocktails in Brighton.
Nestled quietly down a yellow alleyway, Twisted Lemon is anything but sour. A tasty but pocket friendly haunt, this one whips up a menu of classic cocktail offerings alongside a selection of more peculiar varieties: we're talking Banoffee Pie Martinis and Whiskey Cherry Sours coming in at the super sweet price of £4.50 a pop during Happy Hour (Sunday to Friday). A stellar choice for quirky cocktails in Brighton.
Styling itself on all things Mexican, this restaurant bar in Brighton serves up a strictly street food affair during the day, only to transform into a fully fledged bar come night fall: look forward to Mexican beers, a reasonable wine selection and a pretty darn quirky cocktail offering. Our recommendation? The cocktail slushie. Easily one of the most unique bars in Brighton, La Choza is not one to be missed.
Specialising in rock and roll, it should come as no surprise that Hotel Pelirocco is a stellar choice for quirky cocktails in Brighton. The interior boasts plenty of peculiarities, including quirky misshapen oddities, bespoke wallpapers and polished pink tables, whilst the cocktail menu showcases the likes of the Del Boy, the Reggae Sunsplash and the Dirty F*uckin' Rotter. Sounds delicious.
Futuristic doesn't quite cut it at Merkaba. Styling itself as a sort of underwater spaceship, Merkaba wouldn't look out of place in The Jetsons. If the interior in itself wasn't enough to astound, it's premium cocktails and only premium cocktails on offer at this unique bar in Brighton; easily one of our top choice for quirky cocktails in Brighton, you can expect everything from Desert Island themed cocktails to old fashioned Prohibition classics.