Idle Hands


Caught in the middle of both Brighton’s central station and the breath-taking views of the South Coast lies the cosy gem ‘Idle Hands’. With a variety of new and upcoming craft ale cans along with ten craft ales on tap continuously on rotation, you may find yourself in a predicament with what to have … but fear not as the welcoming staff is always on hand to give advice to what is best suited to you along with a taster to see what may tickle your fancy.

If craft is something you leave in the taps, there is a wide selection of Whiskeys and exciting range of Gins to choose from, ranging from French to Japanese that are mixed with your choice of tonic flavour from the Franklins and sons company. To go with the drink of your choice, ‘Dirty Mac’ will be in their kitchen ready to serve up the cheesiest and naughtiest Mac and Cheese Brighton can offer, with Vegan and Vegetarian choices also available!

They strive to ensure that when their customers step into their little yet mighty haven, they will feel at home with their candlelight dining and cosy sofa area to catch up with friends or to relax with that someone special (if that someone special is your pooch they are always welcome for a drink too). For those in search for a night of dancing and singing to their beautiful bar staff, they have live music every Thursday from their house band ‘The Jones Street Boys’, with appearances from a range of other bands most weekends. 



  • Happily Affordable ££
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00 Kitchen Closed on Mondays!
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 0:00
Friday 12:00 1:00
Saturday 12:00 1:00
Sunday 12:00 22:00



Idle Hands, 59 Queens Road, BN1 3XD


All Brighton


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