Bulldog

Kemptown

A combination of pub and club, the Bulldog is said to be the oldest gay venue in Brighton, serving the community since 1979. Housed in a former brewery which has...

  • For Men
  • Pub

Legends Bar

Kemptown

The bar at the gay Legends hotel, and its huge seafront terrace, is a vibrant meeting point for the LGBTQ community in town with live DJs, cabaret and drag shows....

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Green Door Store

North Laine

Look for the green door at the rail yard underneath Brighton Station or the long queue that forms on weekends, and you'll find this late night bar with over 14...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Marlborough Pub & Theater

Kemptown

Built in 1787 as the Golden Cross Inn, the historic Marlborough has been an LGBTQ venue since the 1970s, with a cozy 60-seater theater with a proscenium-arch stage...

  • LGBTQ
  • Pub
  • 5
  • 1

Bar Revenge

Kemptown

Opposite the iconic Brighton Pier and little sister to the Revenge Club, Revenge Bar is open seven days a week - a pre-clubbing hotspot where the LGBTQ community...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Concorde 2

Kemptown

Once a Victorian tea room, Concorde 2 has preserved some of the bygone era charms like the large windows and high ceilings in a space that has been otherwise...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Revenge

Kemptown

Brighton's biggest LGBT nightclub and long-time fixture in the gay village, Revenge is spread out over two floors and a rooftop smoking terrace with panoramic views....

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

The Brighton Sauna

Kemptown

The biggest gay sauce in the city, the Brighton Sauna holds special nights like Naked Thursdays. Popular with locals and visitors, it has a video room, sauna, steam,...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

A Bar

Kemptown

Formerly called Amsterdam Bar, it is part of the gay complex of hotel, bar/restaurant and sauna right on the seafront near Brighton Pier and Sea Life Aquarium in...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Be At One Brighton

City Center

Open until 3 am on weekends and right in the heart of town, Be At One Brighton is a cocktail institution with a truly extensive list of well-prepared drinks,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Casablanca Jazz Club

The Lanes

Very popular with the locals and good for boisterous late nights, Casablanca is basement club with live jazz, funk, disco, and soul acts. Every Thursday, there is a...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Coalition

City Center

One of the biggest clubs in in town, Coalition is located right on the seafront in downtown Brighton with a large terrace at the front. The music ranges from dance...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Doctor Brighton's

City Center

One of the oldest pubs on the seafront, Doctor Brighton's is chilled out during the day with newspapers, magazines, comfy sofas, a pool table and big windows facing...

  • LGBTQ
  • Pub

Funfair

The Lanes

In the heart of The Lanes, Funfair tries to recreate the Victorian feel and vintage vibes of the Palace Pier around the corner. Frisky Friday is the main event, and

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Funky Fish Club

Kemptown

One of the oldest clubs in Brighton, Funky Fish Club is for the grownups, with a slightly older clientele than most other places in town. Music is 60s to 90s...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Lola Lo Brighton

The Lanes

Lola Lo Brighton is outfitted in a Polynesian decor and is well-known for its theme parties on the illuminated dance floor. J-Rocks on Mondays is a musical mash-up...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Merkaba

City Centre

Merkaba is the plush bar at Myhotel just behind the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. In line with the Myhotel's futuristic style, you would be forgiven to think this is...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Patterns

Kemptown

Patterns on Madeira Drive has a prime Kemptown location overlooking the beach and next door to the Amsterdam and Revenge clubs. Formerly called Audio, it is a...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Proud Cabaret Brighton

City Center

Proud Cabaret Brighton offers a variety of cabaret, burlesque and entertainment shows in the historical Hanbury Ballroom with pre-dinner and dinner shows. Decadent...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Show

Queen's Arms

Kemptown

With cabaret shows, sing along and drags performances, Queen's Arms is a mixed lesbian and gay pub in the heart of Kemptown since 1992. If the loud, blasting music...

  • LGBTQ
  • Pub

Shooshh Brighton

City Center

A glamorous super club on the beach, Shooshh Brighton is near the West Pier towards Hove's way. It has been completely revamped and attract a high-end clientele...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Sticky Mike's Frog Bar

City Center

Sticky Mike's Frog Bar is typical Brighton watering hole full of mismatched furniture and artwork splashed on the walls. The bar welcomes local bands, as well as

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Tempest Inn

City Center

A seafront bar with an extensive terrace, a warren of underground caves that seat up to seven people, craft beer and a good selection of gins, Tempest Inn is a...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

The Basement Club

Kemptown

The Basement Club is one of Brighton's biggest nightclubs located underground at the Legends bar and hotel on Kemptown's seafront. Open until 4 am on Wednesdays,...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

The Boiler Room

Hove

In a discreet location away from the High Streets, The Boiler Room is a one minute walk from the Hove train station. It offers a variety of pampering treatments,...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

The Haunt

The Lanes

Located inside an old converted cinema at Brighton's coach station, The Haunt has a large main room with stage, a mezzanine and two bars, one up and one down. A...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

The Mesmerist

The Lanes

The Mesmerist is an eclectic pub with a prohibition era aesthetic that charms with vintage bordello style and some spicy party nights that feature burlesque, jazz...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

The Zone

Kemptown

The Zone is a trendy bar with floor-to-ceiling glass windows located on a busy corner of St. James's Street, Kemptown's main strip. Open every night of the week,...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar