Cosy Pubs In Brighton

Searching for an escape from the torrential rain and icy seaside winds? In a town filled with toasty watering holes, you're never far from a boozy haven. So whether you're after somewhere with an extensive beer selection, delicious food or just a few squishy sofas to slump on, take a gander at our choices of the best cosy pubs in Brighton.

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Last updated on 28th March 2024

The Actors

Fronting slices of warming pizza, alongside cosy fireplaces and plenty of craft beer, The Actors is the perfect pub to settle down in once the weather takes a turn for the worst. Better yet, there's also a roster of live DJs, quiz nights and theatre performances to keep you entertained.

The Kemp

The perfect spot to hole up in on a wintry evening or a rainy afternoon, The Thomas Kemp offers a great range of beers and wines as well as a top-notch food menu. Take a date here to enjoy laid-back vibes or pop over on a Sunday for a mouthwatering roast.


Sidewinder has all the Bohemian flair, traditional Sunday roasts and craft beer you'd expect from one of Kemptown's most charming watering holes. Hunker down on Chesterfields among totally unique interiors, discovering all the oddities of this carefully curated venue.

The Exchange

Upcycled furniture? Charming vintage interiors? It's not just the fact this is one of the cosiest pubs with fireplaces in Brighton that gives The Exchange its charm. Leave modernity by the door as you head into the kitsch interiors and whimsical surrounds, tucking into hearty fare while you're at it.

The Royal Sovereign

One of the best pubs with open fires in Brighton, The Royal Sovereign also has a stonker of a happy hour. From their classic choice of rainy day chomps and rotation of fine ales to the homely crannies and eccentric decorations, this beauty promises to cater to your every need. 

The Wick Inn

Brimming with vintage knick-knacks and classic charm, The Wick Inn is one of the cosiest pubs in Brighton thanks to its unique interiors. Snuggle up with a beer on one of their tables and enjoy an easygoing night of chat, banter and boozing in town. 

The Prince George

Craft brews, plush seats and plant-based nosh? They're all on offer at The Prince George. Named by PETA as one of the top 10 veggie restaurants in the country, this spot is perfect for anyone looking to escape the bustle of town and enjoy a cosy night out in Brighton.