A traditional venue with a little Kemptown bohemian flair, Sidewinder is a lively and fun filled pub in Brighton boasting a fantastic soul food menu and traditional Sunday feasts from Too Darn Smokin' not to mention some of the best beer gardens in the city. Wash the delicious food down with one of the many craft beers on offer or one of their famous big gins.

Whilst it may boast all your regular pub interiors, there's a few more charming oddities that you might expect from this watering hole in Brighton. From locally curated pieces of art to mis-matched vintage furniture, there's always something unique to discover at Sidewinder. Take in a little Brighton sunshine in not one, but two of Sidewinder's luscious beer gardens, Tanqueray gin retreat included.

What's on

Lets get Quizzical
Drag King Sammy Silver hosts our weekly quiz serving up sass, sex and surrealness. From physical challenges to noggin churning challenges, every…

Every Wednesday

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Live music
Chela promotions presents: Live music @ The Sidewinder every Thursday 8pm – late Interested in playing or booking an area?  Full PA and equipment…

Every Thursday

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Antics: Indie Night Expect to hear: Arctic Monkeys/The Stooges/Television/QOTSA/The Strokes/Stone Roses/Nirvana/White Denim/Franz Ferdinand…

Every 1st Saturday of the month

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Offer Availability
2-4-£12- Big Gins
premium gins with a tasty garnish
Tuesday 12:00 – 00:00
Lunch Deal
Burger + Fries + Drink only £10.95
Monday 12:00 – 15:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 15:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 15:00
Thursday 12:00 – 15:00
Friday 12:00 – 15:00


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Wheelchair Access
  • None
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 0:00
Tuesday 12:00 0:00
Wednesday 12:00 0:00
Thursday 12:00 0:00
Friday 12:00 2:00
Saturday 12:00 2:00
Sunday 12:00 0:00



Sidewinder, 65 St James' Street BN2 1JN


Kemp Town

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