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Address: 17 Jubilee Street | My Brighton, Brighton BN1 1GE, England
Phone Number:
+44 1273 900387
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17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00

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Pretty sweet fire show.

Merkaba is a great way to start the evening with a little class, I say start as it is rather pricy, but worth while staying for a few. The "My Tiki" cocktail is the best in my... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Edward H
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This place is beautiful! :) Nothing else quite like it! I had my 21st birthday party here. Amazing staff, amazing service, delicious cocktails! Manager; John Rus is wonderful, so accommodating to all our needs and requests! Loved the personalised photobooth prints! One of the bartenders YouLin Lee even made me a personlised birthday video,which was uploaded on their website the... More 

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Thank nivethika96
West Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A great place to go whether you are with a group or friends or a couple. Fantastic cocktails and a fantastic atmosphere! Can't wait to visit again!

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Thank Loulabelle2015
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

My brother had visited the cocktail bar on Friday evening meeting a friend and the following night suggested we should go there as the cocktails were good. The following night myself and another brother were in town and thought we would pay it a visit on his recommendation. As this was our first stop at 8:30pm we had not had... More 

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2 Thank Philip B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is such a lovely bar to come to no matter what the occasion. It is a very suave bar and the atmosphere is calm and relaxed. The seating is spacious and the staff are very helpful and not pushy like they are in some bars asking if you want drinks every 15 minutes. Anyone can come into the bar... More 

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Thank ebonyjameskent
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628 reviews
296 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very dark bar service hit and miss, drinks are tasty but waited ages to collect myself from the bar .

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Thank robert k
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I have visited Merkaba on many occasions always have had an awesome time, felt welcomed and looked after. I absolutely love the vibe and the decor.... staff is professional but friendly. Not to mention amazing cocktails... Well recommended!

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Thank Ewelina G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Merkaba is a great way to start the evening with a little class, I say start as it is rather pricy, but worth while staying for a few. The "My Tiki" cocktail is the best in my opinion, as it comes with a pretty sweet fire show on the bar, where the barman/barmaid sets fire to the cocktail and surrounding... More 

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1 Thank Edward H
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We booked the cocktail masterclass for my friend's hen party and it was really very good! We learned a lot, we drank a lot, we each got to make our own drink. We tasted the individual spirits that went into the drink as well as the drink itself. Free nibbles were provided too. Everyone had so much fun - would... More 

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1 Thank Chantal_and_Alex
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I booked the Cocktail Masterclass for my friend's hen do and we all had such fun. Thank you to Dragon, our cocktail connoisseur! He was incredibly knowledgeable, explaining the background of each drink in detail but in a fun and entertaining way. (He even put up with the 14 of us talking over him from time to time!) Every member... More 

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1 Thank doz_l
Woking, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We booked a table for 10 people at Merkaba for last Saturday night at a cost of £30. We arrived with 3 extra people, which was happy and exciting for us but apparently a disaster for the waitress at Merkaba. She immediately expressed her frustrations with this and needed to speak to her manager about it. Fifteen minutes later and... More 

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