Drinking and Dancing in Brighton

From wild hen parties to late night student events and even beachfront shindigs, there's a reason why Brighton is a hotspot for those looking for a good time. Revellers constantly flock to our pebbled shores and it's just not for the beautiful beach. Whether it's an underground jazz club, or a lively venue on the beach, this city has the perfect place for you to shimmy from bar to dancefloor. If it's drinking and dancing in Brighton that you're after, check out our recommendations for the best bars and clubs. Just don't forget to invite us for a little dance floor debauchery. 

No 32

66 user reviews 4

If you're after a boogie and some tasty cocktail concoctions, No 32 is your go to  for atmospheric sipping and dance floor shenanigans. Tucked away in the heart of Brighton's coolest district, The Lanes, this bar is ideal for lounging, drinking and dancing when the DJs take to the decks. 

Dead Wax Social

61 user reviews 4

It's all about the vinyl at this venue, where fancy, modern shindigs are over thrown for sweeter retro sounds. Located on the edge of The Lanes, this quirky joint is perfect for drinking craft ales and beers, soaking up with pizzas and shimmying the night away to your chosen records.

The Mesmerist

212 user reviews 4

Nestled in the heart of the Lanes, this buzzing boozer is home to some delicious cocktails; from gin to rum and all the rest. You've probably had a photo or two in the photobooth, but did you know that DJs and live musicians play here regularly, alongside some sultry burlesque performances?


8 user reviews 5

One of Brighton's most renowned clubs, Coalition is a bit of a beachfront institution when it comes to top billed DJs, regular club nights and late night after parties. From student nights and big names to dapper drinks deals, this is a top pick for drinking and dancing by our sweet shores.

Casablanca Jazz Club

2 user reviews 5

If you came to shake a leg, then you've come to the right place. Brighton's home of live jazz, funk, soul, disco and latin music, Casablanca has been providing an ecelctic mix of music for years. Discover new music or listen to covers of modern hits from some of the city's best performers.