As one of Brighton's oldest pubs, The Lion and Lobster has been around longer than most and knows a thing or two about creating a lively atmosphere. The restaurant also serves award-winning food, including regularly changing catch of the days, homemade pizzas and a stellar Sunday roast.
Cool Places To Eat In Brighton
It's a pretty established fact that Brighton is one of the coolest spots in the UK, with more independent and quirky restaurants and bars than we can count. But sometimes with so much choice it's hard to whittle it down to just a chosen few, but that's where we come in. We've searched through Brighton's indie-infested streets to find the edgiest spots - whether that be for their hipster interiors, unusual food menu or eclectic selection of locally-sourced IPAs - to find the creme de la creme of cool eateries. So grab your Doc Martins and your Carhartt beanie that you had before it became mainstream and get ready to find your new go-to hangout spot.
This central Brighton bar is a treasure trove of quirky interiors from the suit of armour through to grand chesterfield sofas. Their weekly bottomless brunches and killer cocktail menu will entice you to keep drinking and dancing till the early hours at the popular weekend party spot.
With local boozer charm, raucous DJ nights and cool interiors, it can be hard to believe that The Black Lion has been around since the 1500s. Head to this quirky pub for a brilliant selection of food, or go along for a game in their immersive escape room.
Out of all the many, many cool bars around Brighton, there's one that steals our heart every time: Dead Wax Social. The popular North Laine spot offers a winning trio of delicious stone-baked pizzas, a cracking selection of local craft beer and one of the best vinyl selections in town.
640East Brighton sure is one unique pace to eat, with it's unique combination of quality coffee, all-day dining and ample bar selection. Check out the sharing plates in the evening, 'firepit' Sunday roasts and impressive roster of craft beers next time you're in The Lanes.
Head over to The Lanes where this gorgeous tapas spot is fronting a foliage-laden dining room and a mouthwatering selection of authentic Andalucian tapas. Treat yourself to a fiesta of flavours, from meaty croquettes and spicy garlic prawns to steaming paellas and warming fish dishes.
Cosy fireplaces, a menu of devilishly spicy hot wings and weekend parties that will take you days to recover from, The Joker has got to be one of the hottest pubs in Brighton. If you're staying late, head upstairs to their clubroom, The Devil's Disco and dance until the early hours.
The New Club brings a bit of New York cool to our little seaside town with their menu of burgers and craft ales. The Brooklyn-inspired spot features American-themed interiors as well as an outdoor terrace to catch those rare rays of sunshine.
Colourful, quirky and with a menu that'll make your stomach smile, this Mexican-inspired eatery is a perfect and laid back date spot. Sip on margaritas and alcoholic slushies whilst tucking into your own specially-created burrito, tostada or taco.
From their vast selection of gins and local ales through to their delicious pizzas, The West Hill Tavern is a feast for all the senses. Add in the funky decor, live music nights and pub quizzes and you're onto a winner with this one.
Nested within a beachfront arch, this hidden gem serves up a selection of banging burgers and local brews that'll keep you coming back for more. Grab a pew at this chic 100-seater spot and enjoy the intimate and laid back atmosphere whilst tucking into an organic hamburger with 35 day dry-aged meat.