Brighton is home to two prominent universities and undoubtedly offers the best of students’ nights. It has pubs, nightclubs, live music venues, literally everything for everyone’s taste. So, if you are starting the University of Sussex or Brighton University this year, we have put together some of the best places for a few drinks. Check out the best cheap pubs in Brighton for students.
What night is student night in Brighton?
There is something going on every night of the week in Brighton, be it Monday or Saturday. However, Brighton student night is officially Wednesdays. You can check out our list of the best student nights in Brighton here.
31 York Pl, Brighton. BN1 4GU
This pub is crowded with students all year round. And for the right reasons. It is an ideal to-go place for cheap drinks (£2 student card deals) and great fun. It also serves tequilas at 99p and has other great deals on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The pub has an extensive beer garden, the food is fantastic, and it is all the more fun when you go in big groups as it can accommodate a large group at one time.
60-61 London Rd, Brighton BN1 4JE, United Kingdom
This bar is a place where you can enjoy arcade games, board games, and also escape rooms, all with cheap food and drinks. It is an animal-friendly place, and you can also take your family out here. The bar boasts of a fantastic craft beer selection as well.
77 West St, Brighton BN1 2RA, United Kingdom
Revolution is known to host the best fun-filled parties. You can let loose on the dance- floor, eat till your stomach explodes and get drunk, and party hard. It is also super budget-friendly, which is why it is the hotspot for students in Brighton. They also have great drinking deals such 2 for the price of 1 everyday from 5 pm.
13-14 Kensington Gardens
The White Rabbit is a well-established pub in Brighton’s North Laine and a firm student favourite. It has a laid-back atmosphere and is a popular haunt every night of the week. What’s more, the food on their sin shack menu is delicious and drinks here needn’t break the bank!
11 Queens Road, BN1 3WA
Not only is Hope and Ruin a fantastic student pub but it’s also a great place to go to for gigs in Brighton. The pub strives to support Brighton’s independent live music scene and there’s something going on most nights be it live music or pub quizzes. It’s a great place to go if you want a dance but you don’t want to go ‘out-out.’
8 Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1TA
Charles Street Tap bar is located very close to the beach. And it is one of the best and busiest gay bars you’ll find in town. The crowd is trendy and has a wonderful selection of drinks.
52-53 London Rd, Brighton BN1 4JX
New Unity is perfect for students since it offers great discounts on NUS cards. They have everything, from live music to DJs, sports screening, and also hosts pop-up events. They also have happy hours on Thursday and Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm.
5 Castle Square, Brighton, BN1 1EG
Be At One has great deals on cocktails on Wednesdays. Their happy hours start from 4 pm and are till 8 pm, all days. They also offer deals on food and drinks, especially their tequila-filled margarita and delicious Long Island Ice Teas.
2 Preston Road, Brighton, BN1 4QF
The Joker is a favourite since it offers 15 % student discount all year round (with a valid student ID). On Mondays, they even have 2 for 1 Proseccos. Also, in 2017 they were declared winners of the Best Pub Grub, which is a testimony to the fact that they have great food as well. Must try in The Joker is hot wings or NY-style Burger. This is a great place for food, drinks, and music.