Love a drink? Love pretty things? Love sharing those pretty things on Instagram? Well, you’re in luck. Brighton is fully of insta-worthy moments and venues, so we’ve compiled a list of the 10 most instagrammable bars in Brighton for you to take advantage of whilst you’re in the city.
Location: 77 West St, Brighton BN1 2RA
Revs is a gorgeous cocktail bar with smashing student deals available any day of the week. Whether you want 2 for £10 cocktails or their handcrafted vodka flavours, it’s perfect for students. Its nature as instagrammable comes from the pretty cocktails as well as the photobooth, vibrant decor and beer garden.
Location: 12-16 Brighton Square, Brighton BN1 1HD
The Coppa Club is on this list largely for its outdoor space. The bar/restaurant has a medium-sized courtyard in the centre of the Lanes, where they’ve got several domes for people to sit in. These domes shut, giving you a completely private dining and drinking experience under the stars without needing to worry about the coastal breeze.
Location: 41 Middle St, Brighton BN1 1AL
Tucked away in a tiny alleyway, Twisted Lemon is a small cocktail bar painted in bright colours. Not only is the venue itself instagrammable, but the cocktails are too. Whether it’s got a spark or a load of cream on it, you’re bound to love the taste and the look of all your drinks at Twisted Lemon
Location: 5 Castle Square, Brighton BN1 1EG
Be At One is always a good idea. And the venue in Brighton is no exception to the rule. Expect neon lights, great cocktails, loud music and plenty of people looking for a good time.
Location: 83 St George’s Rd, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1EF
Are you a fan of all things cabaret, and maybe all things queer? Then Proud Cabaret is for you. Not only is the venue gorgeous, but this tucked away gem also has regular events and performances like Drag Brunch or Cabaret All Stars which you can buy tickets for on the website.
Location: 10 Marine Parade, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1TL
With a rooftop bar, a lovely indoor bar, and clubbing spaces, Patterns is the perfect place for drinks. You can enjoy a tipple on the rooftop with views of the seafront, or down in the basement in the club and live music venue. Either way, you’re guaranteed to get some good pics for the ‘gram.
Location: 63 Western Rd, Hove BN3 1JD
The Wick has 2 floors and some outdoor space. The ground floor is sweet, with a bar in the centre, but the second floor is where things get cool. The Wick Speakeasy is found there, and it is a direct trip back in time. Pair that with well-priced drinks and a small walk away from the seafront, it’s the perfect bar for any Instagram addicts.
Location: 16 Church Rd, Hove BN3 2FL
The Gin Tub is decorated in a clear art deco style, with stained glass lamps and leather sofas, floral walls and an oak-looking bar. But more importantly, The Gin Tub’s drinks are stunning. 2 pages full of gin-based drinks, including designer cocktails, dry gins and botanical flavourings.
Location: 3 York Pl, Brighton BN1 4GU
The Yellow Book is a bohemian-style bar near St Peter’s Church. It’s a small bar with a lot of style and even more drinks, and it’s made its way onto this list for the former.
Location: 31 York Pl, Brighton BN1 4GU
Renowned for having the best beer garden in the city, Hobgoblin is a student favourite. Both indoors and outdoors, it’s perfect for Instagram. Indoors you’ll be met with dim light, loads of candles, a photobooth, a DJ, cheap drinks and arcade tables. Outdoors you can expect fairy lights, long benches, heaters and wacky murals.
If none of these bars tickle your fancy, why not venture out to a rooftop bar instead and enjoy the great view across Brighton. There are loads to choose from! Or maybe hit up a beer garden and enjoy the seaside weather.