Cosy Pubs in Brighton

Nights by the seaside can be a nippy affair, and the wind sure can batter your brain sometimes. So just how do to get away from the torrential rain or a chilly night on the tiles? From Brighton pubs with fireplaces to cosy nooks, brilliant beer selections and sofas to slump out on, Brighton's cosiest pubs can help you while away the evening without a care in the world. Check out our recommendations for the best cosy pubs in Brighton. 




The Thomas Kemp

87 user reviews 5

The perfect spot to hole up on a winter's evening or a rainy afternoon, this cosy Brighton pub offers a great range of beers, wines as well as a hearty and delicious food menu.

The Tempest Inn

66 user reviews 4

While a cave themed pub might not strike you as a cosy bar in Brighton, we beg to differ. Boasting cosy nooks and seaside-inspired interiors alongside candlelit tables and stunning pub grub, the Tempest Inn is a chilled out, charming and beautiful pub in the city centre.

The Mesmerist

185 user reviews 4

Totally unique on Brighton pub scene, the Mesmerist stands head and shoulders above its rivals thanks to its quirky interiors, party nights and cocktail menu. It's one of the most sought after cosy spots in town. Tuck into one of its booths or settle down amongst the mahogany for a pint or a quirky cocktail. 

Grand Central

10 user reviews 5

You've just hopped off the train, your feet are weary but you can't wait to enjoy some delicious food with an ice cold drink? How does across the road sound? Just a few steps from the station entrance, Grand Central is a cosy Brighton pub primed for gastro dinners and a jaunt in their rooftop beer garden. Best of all, when the sun comes out, the rooftop terrace is one of Brighton's most serene spots.

The Black Dove

4 user reviews 4

Hidden away in Kemptown and boasting some of the best cocktails in town, The Black Dove is a treasure of cosy nights and cool interiors. Not only boasting their own basement galleon, the pub's candlelit tables and vintage charm makes it the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day at work.

Earth and Stars

16 user reviews 5

Being cosy is all about a belly full of food. If you're hankering after the best roast dinners in town alongside a comfortable setting, head on down to the Earth and Stars; not only for stunning, piled-high plates, but a humble and welcoming atmosphere.

The Prince George

1 user review 4

The Prince George is one of Brighton's best vegetarian restaurants. Perfect for anyone looking to escape the bustle of the city, the great drinks options and many cosy nooks offer an unrivalled cosy night out in Brighton.

Brimming with vintage nit-bits and classic charm, The Wick Inn is one of the cosiest pubs in Brighton thanks to its nod to British culture and its unique interiors. Snuggle up with a pint of your favourite beer on one of their tables and enjoy a chilled evening of chats, banter and boozing in town. 

Offering Brighton's pub fans something a little, different The Urchin serves stunning seasonal seafood plates from its top notch kitchen and has interiors that allow for a charming and chilled night out in Brighton. Stuff your faces silly and watch the hours drift effortlessly away in this seaside spot.

One of the best pubs in Brighton with a fireplace, The Royal Sovereign is perfect for evenings tucked under a blanket. From their hearty pub grub selection and rotation of fine ales, to their charming nooks and cosy crannies, the team behind this charming pub promise to cater for your every need.