Beer Gardens In Brighton
Don't get us wrong, we love the beach, but sometimes you can't beat an afternoon in a lush outdoor spot - especially with an ice-cold drink in hand. You only need to look a little closer to uncover the swathes of green havens that are dotted across this seaside town. From sun-soaked courtyards to rooftop terraces, check out our picks of the best beer gardens in Brighton.
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Last updated on 16th January 2024
Fancy a few sun-soaked sips? There's a reason that The Hare and Hounds have gained quite a name for themselves in the town. Check out their gorgeous outdoor space adorned with gorgeous plants, pagodas and plenty of nooks to rest or relax during a sunny afternoon.
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While The Mesmerist may be better known for its live music events and quirky interiors, it's the exterior of this bar that caught our eyes. Be sure to check out the gorgeous roof terrace for some cocktails, or hit up one of its summertime bonanzas.
Looking to take your drinking outside? All Bar One is a beaut beer garden, complete with parasols, greenery and fairy lights. Make your way over to get stuck into the thirst-quenching selection of sips, with 2 for £12 cocktails available from Sunday to Friday.
Boasting one of the largest heated and covered outdoor beer gardens in Hove, Ancient Mariner is the place to go for alfresco tipples whatever the weather. You can also get stuck into the lip-smacking menu of East Asian-style grub, from pad krapow to tempura fish and chips.
Searching for a beer garden in Sussex? Look no further than Grand Central. This alfresco spot sits above the main bar and the hidden Nightingale Rooms, offering punters the perfect place to tuck into a weekend lunch or enjoy a few well-earned Friday pints.
If you're after bevvies in the sunshine, you'll want to head to Brighton Music Hall. Fronting a glorious beachfront space on King's Road Arches, this top-notch haunt is more than a pretty face. Expect live music from some of the best in the biz, alongside non-stop party vibes.
Arguably the town's best-kept secret when it comes to pubs in Brighton with beer gardens, The Lion and Lobster houses outdoor tables and a lush little rooftop terrace. Venture up winding stairs and along passageways where two unique alfresco spaces will be waiting as your reward.
Not content with just being one of the best spots for craft brews in town, Brighton Bier also happens to house one incredible beer garden. Get your fill of alfresco drinking with their award-winning creations, which come perfectly paired with a menu of tasty street food.
A historic music venue situated just a hop, skip and a jump away from the beach, Patterns happens to also be home to a cool beer garden. Hosting daytime parties in the summer months, this alfresco drinking spot is keeping the good vibes going 'til the evening rolls around.
There's nothing better than enjoying a fresh craft beer in a sunny beer garden. So be sure to head to Oculist on Boyce's Street. Enjoy their awesome range of lip-smacking drinks alongside their crackin' menu, including brunch specials and Sunday roast treats.
Twinkly fairy lights, colourful wall art and numerous tables all help to give Walkabout a name as one of the best beer gardens in Brighton. They also offer some fabulous drinks deals and regular live music nights, which make it all that much sweeter.
Located on the iconic seaside structure, Palm Court Restaurant at the Palace Pier is serving up some of the most beautiful views around from its intimate outdoor terrace. Not only is this one of our top restaurant gardens in Brighton, but they also offer some tasty grub too.
It may be small in size, but The Royal Sovereign's secret beer garden is a banger. Situated in the city centre, the watering hole is also fantastic for those in need of a quick tipple, or anyone who fancies catching all the sporting action on their outdoor screens.
When the sky's blue and the day is toasty, this Seven Dials beer garden is abuzz with drinkers. The extensive outside area and front terrace mean you can stretch out or relax in your own space, while Good Companions' well-stocked bar will keep you coming back for more.
Boasting alternative murals and the occasional foodie pop-up during summer, Hobgoblin is bringing something a little different to the table. The pub embraces all things quirky and eclectic, so expect to see a fun and inclusive crowd, alongside DJ sets and a mouthwatering menu.