weekday: 11:00 - 05:00
weekend: 11:00 - 05:00
Café by day, bar by night. Legends serves tea & coffee and light meals during the day on a terrace with sea views. In the evening, the bar kicks off, and stays open late into the night.
On Friday and Saturday, Legends gets busier a bit later than other bars in Brighton (around 11pm), though we prefer arriving earlier, as the bar service was super fast and finding a seat was easier.
Regular cabaret entertainment and DJ’s at the weekend in the downstairs of Basement Club
weekday: 11:00 - 02:00
weekend: 11:00 - 08:00 / 02:00
Brighton’s longest-running gay bar. Bulldog features weekly cabaret, karaoke and live shows. Upstairs is more a club atmosphere with DJ. Attracts a good mix of guys.
Cheap drinks and regular special offers. There’s a cover charge, but you can apply for membership online.
Gay hotel bar & club. Beachfront location Tasty breakfast. | click here
Gay hotel. Popular bar Ocean views. | click here
Great view. Well-appointed rooms Nice location. | click here
Modern design. Close to the beach & gay nightlife. | click here
weekday: 12:00 - 23:30 / 00:00
weekend: 12:00 - 01:00 / 23:30
audience rating: 4.5 stars from 6 votes - click to vote
TODAY Quiz Night - from 9pm
Friendly, relaxed, no-attitude bar that attracts all types – but is known as the bar of choice for many of Brighton’s bears and their admirers.
The Camelford Arms serves no-nonsense, sensibly-priced and tasty pub grub that includes sandwiches, toasties, soups, pies and bangers ‘n’ mash. Free WiFi available.
The great value-for-money Sunday Roast is worth a special mention (£5.95).
weekday: 10:00 - 03:00
weekend: 10:00 - 02:00 / 01:00
Now re-opened. This famous gay bar & nightclub is one of the best in Brighton. The ground floor is a seafront bar & restaurant with a lovely outside terrace.
In the evening, Charles Street Tap becomes a busy bar with fun cabaret shows, live DJ and regular drink specials.
weekday: 12:00 - 01:00 / 02:00
weekend: 12:00 - 06:00 / 01:00
audience rating: 3 stars from 1 votes - click to vote
TOMORROW Pop Tartz - pop party
Pre-party music bar playing chart, house and R&B (with the occasional throwback night where its all 90’s).
Bar Revenge offers a good selection of draught and bottled beer, cocktails and wine. Discounted entry passes to Club Revenge, but the bar does stay open all night on Fridays and Saturdays.
13 Broad Street, Brighton
+44 1273 681284 |
weekday: 12:00 - 01:00
weekend: 12:00 - 01:00
audience rating: 4 stars from 3 votes - click to vote
TODAY Throwback Thursday - free shots
Relatively small, traditional bar that offers a warm welcome to all. The Marine Tavern is particularly popular on a Saturday night when you just have to squeeze your way in.
Chris and Lee who run the pub arrange themed nights throughout the week, including a curry and quiz night on Tuesdays. Serves a pretty good value for money roast on Sundays.
weekday: 15:00 - 00:00
weekend: 13:00 - 02:00 / 00:00
A well-known Brighton gay bar that has been around for over 20 years, though recently the customers at have been more mixed.
Doctor Brightons serves an extensive menu of reasonably-priced cocktails, along with comfortable seats, a pool table, DJ, free entry and shots.
weekday: 11:00 - 00:00
weekend: 11:00 - 00:30 / 00:00
Billed as one of the most lively, attitude-free gay bars in Brighton.
THE ZONE Bar offers a wide variety of entertainment – cabaret shows, live music, game nights, karaoke and more.
Located on the ground floor of Amsterdam Hotel, the ‘A Bar’ offers a relaxed, friendly environment, with a bright, modern interior and a great outdoor terrace.
The bar welcomes and attracts men of all ages. Also serves food, from light snacks to full meals. Free WiFi available. Occasional special events with live DJ’s.
weekday: 12:00 - 00:00
weekend: 12:00 - 02:00
Laid back pub in the heart of Brighton’s gay district. The Marlborough is particularly popular with transgender and lesbian visitors. This is a friendly place with a truly queer vibe.
The theatre upstairs presents a range of cutting-edge LGBT performers. There’s a small seating area outside with views of Brighton’s iconic Royal Pavillion.
The Marlborough hosts a celebrated street party during Pride week.
weekday: 18:00 - 01:00
weekend: 16:00 - 03:00 / 01:00
audience rating: 3.8 stars from 4 votes - click to vote
TODAY Thursday Night Quiz - from 8pm
Cabaret bar & live entertainment venue in the heart of Brighton’s gay village.
Bar Broadway has drink offers every day. Very mixed crowd. Check their Facebook page for details of upcoming shows and events.
weekday: 12:00 - 00:00
weekend: 12:00 - 02:00; 15:00 - 01:00
As camp as it gets! Queens Arms is a renowned bar hosting some of the very best drag queens, drama-filled karaoke nights and fun-filled fundraisers.
Queens Arms serves drinks and light snacks during the day, with nightly show at 8:30pm. Mixed/LGBT crowd.
Brighton and Hove are essentially one town, and the boundary between the two is rather fluid.
+44 1273 438587 |
weekday: 13:00 - 01:00
weekend: 13:00 - 01:00
This cosy gay-friendly mixed bar is located away from the main gay village in Hove. You can be assured of a friendly welcome from owner Robert.
Occasional special events and cabaret shows, details of which can be found on the bar’s Facebook page.
A cosy, very welcoming LGBT pub on the boarder of Brighton & Hove. The Bedford Tavern is a great place for a drink and chat, with regular cabaret shows and themed party nights.
Their regular weekly home-cooked Sunday Roast is definitely worth trying.
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