Craft Beer in Brighton

Craft beer boasts the best of independent brewers and unique flavours, so where to get the finest craft beer in Brighton? From gleaming pubs and restaurants, to party haunts and hipster joints, check out our recommendations for the best craft beer bars in Brighton and knock back that golden glug in unadulterated style.

Last updated on 24th May 2022

The Hare and Hounds

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Craft beer in one of Brighton's best beer gardens? We thought your ears might have pricked up by now. Head on down to London Road as not only this this craft beer boozer churning out some of the town's most beloved independent pints, there's delicious pub grub and urban interiors to boot. 

The Tempest Inn

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One of the most unusual places to find craft beer in Brighton, The Tempest Inn are doing local brewers proud thanks to their gnarly selection of bottles and pumps. Cave themed and brimming with quirky nooks, head on down for a beer, but stay for the interiors and cool vibes. 

Dead Wax Social

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Housed in the heart of the town's creative lanes, Dead Wax Social barrages the crowd with delicious pizza bites and Brighton craft beer by the bucketload. Championing local independent brewers, head on down for their quirky interiors and homage to all things craft. 

East Street Tap

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Paying homage to all the great things we love about America's Eastern cities, the East Street Tap serves its visitors a selection of American brewed craft beers and hearty New York comfort dishes. Guests can expect to taste brews produced by the likes of Trillium, Alchemist, and Brooklyn.


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If you're craving lip-smacking craft beers while sitting in the sun, then be sure to check out Oculist. This Boyce's Street spot is not only offering some awesome bevvies but also tasty bites from brunch specials to a crackin' Sunday roast menu.

No 32

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While they may look like a cocktail laced party bar, and their homage to affordable British grub is unparelled, did you know that No 32 is also churning out a great selection of craft beers in Brighton? Head on down for some of your favourite bottles from some of the town's finest independent companies.

To sip on craft beer in a friendly, inclusive environment, look no further than settling down for a pint at LGBTQ+ pub, The Actors. As well as these pours, you can expect a roster of live DJs, theatre performances and quiz nights to keep you entertained.

The Brunswick

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A craft beer pub in Hove, The Brunswick is a top spot for anyone who fancies a delicious brew. To go with your booze, tuck into a banging burger or even a sumptuous roast, all the while enjoying live music, from jazz to heavy metal.

Nestled in The Lanes, Bison Beer is a sleek hangout with an ever-rotating lineup of stellar craft beer to explore. With 16 keg and cask ales on offer, swing by and have a sample while tucking into the menu of creative eats including juicy burgers and tacos, or a Sunday roast while you're at it.