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Private Hire in Brighton
Got a big birthday on the horizon? Or perhaps you've been tasked with pulling off the next office bash? Have no fear, Brighton's nightlife scene is more than ready to create the event of your dreams. From 70s-themed cocktail bars, to sprawling live music spaces and beachfront private dining rooms, whatever your budget and taste, this seaside city is ready and raring to go. So, what are you waiting for? Check out our guide to Brighton's best private hire bars and restaurants here.
Drinks Abode will have you shaking, stirring and mixing up a storm with their cocktail masterclasses. The professional bartending service are pros in private functions: not only do they bring all the equipment and ingredients but they've also got a mobile bar if needed and you also have the option of booking buff topless waiters.
Lucky Voice is the dream venue for any host who feels at home on the stage. Sing to your heart's content (or until your mates get bored of you) in one of this place's many private booths. The perfect spot for a quirky birthday or hen do, a night here is a guaranteed good time.
The Salt Room is a stylish seafront restaurant serving a selection of mouthwatering seafood and classic cuts from the grill. Their private dining room offers unspoilt views of Brighton's beach from its floor to ceiling windows. Separated from the main dining room by a thick velvet curtain, the space can comfortably sit up to 16.
The Lion and Lobster is bursting with charm and character. One of the city's oldest pubs, this place is a wonderland of cosy nooks and crannies - perfect for hosting you and your friends. And for sunnier climes? There's a gorgeous roof terrace area, ready and waiting to satisfy all your BBQ and beer needs.
Looking for something a little bit different for your private event in Brighton? Look no further than the sultry late-night club Proud Cabaret. Available for exclusive hire and able to cater for up to 220 guests, this is the ideal venue for a corporate occasion or even your big day. Guests can opt for one of the award-winning shows or create their own bespoke performance package.
This fun and atmospheric bar in The Lanes boasts 2 floors, 3 bars, and 4 private spaces for you to enjoy. Head to their secret Flipside cocktail lounge for the ultimate 70s-style bash, complete with funky orange interiors, themed-cocktails and an original jukebox.
Spread over several floors and situated slap bang in the middle of Brighton's lively seafront, Pier Nine is hugely flexible when it comes to private events. Boasting intimate karaoke rooms, swish bars, delicious street food and huge gaming spaces, this is the perfect spot for some quirky team fun or a birthday bash with a difference.
A live music venue and home to Brighton's thriving underground club culture, Patterns allows you to completely customise your event according to your own personal needs. Their secluded Hidden Room is the perfect space for up to 50 people and comes with its own bar and sound system.
Perfect for an intimate birthday party or a lively work event, the North Laine pub in Brighton has become a popular private hire haunt for locals and visitors to the city alike. With exposed brick walls, huge wooden barrels spread across the venue and walls covered in vibrant artwork, it's easy to get lost in all the character of this microbrewery.
No matter what your event, No 32 will have a space in which you can host it. The stylish and sleek venue has a mixture of classic and contemporary design; hire out the entire venue which includes a dancefloor and balcony, or if you're hosting a smaller shindig, The Archway is an intimate little space for 30-40.
Located just a stroll away from the beach, The Western promises a warm welcome and traditional feel. Their upstairs private hire room is available for groups of up to 60, with the option to include live music, drinks packages and American-style food in your booking.
The swish Harbour Hotel on Brighton's seafront plays host to a huge selection of private spaces, suitable for anything from a luxury wedding day to an intimate birthday bash. Opt for a space in their all-day diner and feast on a selection of pizzas and gourmet hotdogs, or hire their private snug room for a home-from-home atmosphere and elegant afternoon tea offering.
With a selection of private dining spaces, MEATliquor is temple of all things booze and burgers. Serving up moreish bites and great vegan alternatives, this low-lit restaurant is the perfect contemporary venue for a lively bash. Kick off proceedings with a few sharing platters before moving on to the impressive selection of signature sharing cocktails and steins.
Arguably one of Brighton's most beautiful restaurants, The Ivy has a reputation for its high-class service and mouth-watering menu of classic British cuisine. The perfect spot to hold a private dinner, their Tidal Room accommodates 20 guests on one long table or 40 for drinks and canapes. Offering a peaceful retreat from the bustling Lanes, it's the ultimate luxe venue.
While The Joker may be a chilled out boozer with its very own games room, upstairs is an altogether more sophisticated affair. Home to a stunning cocktail lounge, you can expect muted interiors and a mouthwatering menu of unique libations. Large enough to comfortably fit 40, the weekend minimum spend here starts at only £200.