Cosy Pubs in Brighton

Searching to escape 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 some squishy sofas to slump on, take a gander at our choice of the best cosy pubs in Brighton.

The Tempest Inn

155 user reviews 4

While a cave-themed pub might not strike you as an obvious choice for cosy pubs in Brighton, we beg to differ. Boasting intimate nooks, candlelit tables and hearty grub, The Tempest Inn is definitely worth checking out if craft pints and seaside views are your kind of thing.

The Thomas Kemp

163 user reviews 5

The perfect spot to hole up 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 for a laidback and intimate drink or pop over on a Sunday for a mouthwatering roast.


240 user reviews 4

With twee corners and bookcases filled with a cracking assortment of reads, The Signalman is a no-brainer for those nippy months. Handily situated by London Road station, this boozer is a great place to bunker down in on a rainy afternoon over a good book and a couple of drinks.

Earth & Stars

60 user reviews 5

If you're hankering after the best roast dinners in town alongside a comfortable setting, head on down to the Earth & Stars. This cosy bar near The Lanes pairs humble and welcoming decor with stunning plates piled high with incredible food.

One of the best pubs with 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 their homely crannies and eccentric decorations, this beauty promises to cater to your every need. 

Good Companions

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A corker of a neighbourhood pub in Seven Dials, Good Companions is an enchanting gem touting walls covered with retro pictures and roaring fires for those chilly months. There's also a menu of popular comfort food dishes, including burgers, toasties and roasts galore.

Brimming with vintage nit-bits 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 easy-going night of chat, banter and boozing in town. 


3 user reviews 5

Vintage furnishings, DJ sets and Mexican dishes are all up for grabs at Hobgoblin. A favourite for their old-school posters and pinball machines, this quirky drinking den is a top choice for an entertaining evening with mates any night of the week.

The Prince George

1 user review 4

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.