Want to go out in Brighton but don’t fancy clubbing? See our five alternative nights out guaranteed to give you a great time…
Are you looking to go out in the evening in Brighton but can’t think of anything to do? Well you’re in luck! From a karaoke bar to a casino, Brighton has a whole host of entertainment venues for you to try other than clubbing! We have put together our list of five alternative nights out in Brighton for you to try…
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To laugh your socks off: Komedia
Komedia is one of the top entertainment venues in Brighton, having won the best venue in the South a record 14 times!. Putting on weekly world-renowned performances with well-known headliners, you can sit down safe in the knowledge you’re in for a treat (be prepared to be picked on if you sit up the front!) If comedy is not your thing, you can always head down to their live music performances or get your dancing shoes on at their later night club nights.
If you would like to see what’s on at Komedia, head to their “what’s on” page to see their extensive list of performances throughout the year. Prices vary depending on the show and if you book in advance, student price are also available.
Location: 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton, BN1 1UN
To be entertained: Proud Cabaret
Set in the heart of Kemp town, a few minutes’ walk from the seafront you have the Proud Cabaret. An intimate entertainment venue where you can get dressed up and enjoy an evening of stylish and tasteful burlesque and cabaret. The glamorous décor, plus the talented live performers and an option to dine at the same time makes it a great location for a night on the town.
Four dining options are available: Show & Cocktail, Standard, Premium and VIP. Prices for each of these packages vary depending on the days you decided to attend (Check their website for the most up to date pricing.)
Location:83 St Georges Rd, Brighton, BN2 1EF
To drink great cocktails: Twisted Lemon
Based in the heart of central Brighton, Twisted Lemon is one the city’s best cocktail bars. Although it is smaller in size compared to other cocktail bars in area, what it lacks in circumference is makes up for in quality. The bar is quirky and the staff extremely friendly, their cocktail list is extensive and the atmosphere is electric. If you want something really special, ask the bar tenders what they recommend – they won’t let you down!
Location: 41 Middle Street, Brighton, BN1 1AL
To try your luck: Grosvenor Casino
If you are looking for an evening which is relaxing but still gives a buzz, a trip to the Grosvenor Casino might be on your cards. Situated opposite the palace pier, the Grosvenor is jam packed with a variety of different card games to try your luck on. If you don’t fancy betting, you can always enjoy a meal in their restaurant, a cocktail at their bar or watch some sports in their entertainment lounge.
A night at the casino can be great fun and a great alternative to clubbing in Brighton. But please remember to gamble sensibly, bet what you can lose without getting yourself in financial difficulty. On a positive note – may the luck be on your side and you win!
Location: 9 Grand Jct Rd, Brighton BN1 1PP
To sing your heart out: Lucky Voice
Fancy yourself as the next singing sensation? Then we have just the venue. Lucky Voice is the ultimate karaoke bar, located just off Prince Albert Street in Brighton. You can book into one of their karaoke pods and sing to your hearts content with over 8,000 songs to choose from. And with drinks available at a press of a button, you can enjoy a range of cocktails, beers and wines, or if you are really celebrating, a bottle of champagne.
Sessions last 2 hours at a cost of £10 per person – although if you feel your voice box (and ears) can take it, you can contact them and book additional hours (We hope everyone can sing, more than two hours with me singing, you would running out the door.)
Location: 8 Black Lion Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1ND