Friday Nights in Brighton

The magical moment has come, you've shut down your computer, turned your back on working life and discovered your big bad party self just in time for sun down, congratulations, IT MUST BE FRIDAY! One of the biggest nights on your weekly party calendar, there are plenty of shindings in Brighton to choose from, be you a hardcore dancefloor demon or a laid back late nighter. Check out our recommendations for the top parties happening on a Friday night in Brighton and start your weekend just right, with a bevvie!

Last updated on 23rd February 2018

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3 user reviews

For Friday night shindigs in Brighton, head to Patterns on the seafront which is serving food, cocktails and fine music. With their new weekly Friday Special there is 2-4-1 cocktails, deals on beer and wine and free chips with your drinks if you order before 7pm, the start of the weekend never tasted so good.

Drinkonomical £

Do something a little different in Brighton of a Friday night and check out this cool, immersive pop up event. Learn how to make cocktails inspired by the woodland with the help of an expert mixologist.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Pop-Up, Classes
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The Hare and Hounds

1 user reviews

If you would rather be sipping finely brewed beer than downing shots on a Friday night, head to The Hare and Hounds. The pub is Brighton's first brewery fresh pub meaning you can order unfiltered beer straight from the tank. There's also an excellent selection of Mexican nibbles.

Happily Affordable ££
London Road

No 32

15 user reviews

Your Friday night in Brighton just got a whole lot heavier thanks to the party palace No 32. Hidden in the depths of The Lanes, No 32 is a discerning cocktail retreat which opens up into a clubbers paradise come the weekend. Open until 4:30am and boasting DJs and dancing until the early hours, you should relish the chance to hit up this dance floor come Friday. 

Happily Affordable ££
The Lanes

The Tempest Inn

20 user reviews

The Tempest must be one of Brighton's quirkiest bars, built into a chamber of caves. On Fridays things hot up with their Night Grooves event, expect the biggest beats from classic artists such as Sugar Hill Gang, Lionel Ritchie and so many more.

Happily Affordable ££

If you want to know the best up-and-coming acts in Brighton then spend your next Friday night out at Patterns for the ever-awesome Foundations. Showcasing the best local talent, from live acts to the hottest new producers, it's the only place to be on a Friday. 

23:00 - 04:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Live Music, Student Night
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The Great Eastern venue in Brighton rolls back the clock every third Friday of the month, hosting a huge club night revolving around the best 60s soul, funk and ska tunes. Perfect for anyone looking to start their weekend in style, grab a drink and soak up all the carefree fun this Friday night out in Brighton has to offer. 

20:00 - 01:00
Clubbing, Themed Nights

Irish pub The Fiddler's Elbow sure know how to have a good time on a Friday night as they get the hottest hits on the decks. Head on down for a party atmosphere, friendly locals and cracking DJs as they lead you into a hell of a weekend.

21:00 - 03:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
The Lanes

If you're not in love with Friday, at least these guys are. One of the most heaving nights on the party strip, Friday nights at Coalition are a strictly dance floor affair. If you know how to throw a few shapes once the week is done, this is just the party for you. Playing a cracking selection of retro mash-ups with Fatpoppadaddy DJs in tow, 'Friday I'm In Love' is a dapper dance floor doozie from the 90s.

23:00 - 05:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
Minimal House


2 user reviews

If clubbing isn't your bag on a Friday night in Brighton, why not try Komedia for some belly-aching laughs. The comedy club in North Laine puts on weekly shows of the town's best talent as well as cabaret nights, DJs and live music.

Happily Affordable ££
North Laine

On the first Friday of every month, The Haunt are taking back to the '90s for a night of classic hip hop tunes. Get ready to get serious on the dancefloor with the likes of Janet Jackson, Tupac and Biggie.

23:00 - 04:00
Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
80's Music
The Lanes

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