As one of Brighton's oldest boozers, The Lion and Lobster is an atmospheric little spot to spend Valentine's Day. Strewn with fairy lights and lots of cosy little corners, snuggle up and enjoy pints of real ale and a cracking selection of gastro pub food.
Valentine's Day 2020 in Brighton
Pucker up pals, the look of love is in everyone's eyes and you've one lucky date to be schmoozing. With charming tales of love strewn around our fair seaside town, it's no wonder that Brighton is such a romantic destination. Whether you fancy chowing down on some Parisian delights or getting adorably giddy over a round of creative cocktails, there's an abundance of destinations for you love sick darlings. Check out our recommendations for the best bars, restaurants and happenings this Valentine's Day. Here's hoping cupid is on your side!
With a stunning spot on the seafront, striking interiors and a menu that'll make any seafood lovers' mouth water, The Salt Room is sure to have your date swooning. Make a night of it and head here for sustainable catches and classic cocktails.
Nestled in a series of caves along the beachfront, this is one quirky spot to take your beau. Get close in a cosy corner, sip on some excellent real ales and feast on their seriously fresh seafood from the privacy of your very own cavernous retreat.
Looking to spice things up a little? Well, it doesn't get much sexier than this Kemptown favourite. Head to Proud where you'll find class cabaret acts, seductive burlesque dancers and the food and drinks to top it all off.
If there's one thing The Coal Shed are all about, it's a love of meat. Come the 14th, they've put together a mouth-watering menu of tasty treats to woo your Valentine with. There's plenty of dishes to choose from, so head here if you're hoping to impress.
If you and your love adore a good tipple or two, then head to Be At One for a few delicious drinks. From margaritas through to Old Fashioneds, there's something to set any mood, whether you're winding down after dinner or getting ready for a big night out.
Sure, you could spend Valentine's in a restaurant, or holed up in a cocktail bar, or you could be gaming each other to the end's of the earth (or at least the pier). If that's more your kind of thing, get to the World's End for games and casual pints aplenty.
Whether you fancy slurping your way through a selection of tall tipples or making things a bit fancier with a gastro-British menu, No 32 is a prime choice come February. With a club, bar and restaurant boasting slick decor and fail-safe dishes, it's perfect for romantic dinners.
With dreamy interiors and an extensive organic wine menu, SIX is a perfect bolthole if you want to push the boat out this Valentine's Day in Brighton. Plonk yourself under the twinkling fairy lights and work through a menu of dishes such as wild seabass and confit de canard.
Look, we get it, not everyone wants to pay through the nose for a three-course spread and tipples, especially not Valentine's. But if you're still looking to take your partner somewhere cool, then the basement galleon snug at The Black Dove is just the destination.
When it comes to seaside fare, you'll be hard pushed to find anywhere better than the heralded Riddle & Finns. From scallops and locally caught fish to some of the most indulgent bottles of Champagne in the city, this dimly lit restaurant is the place for good food and a gorgeous atmosphere.