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Address: 20 Preston Street, Brighton BN1 2HN, England
Phone Number:
+44 1273 326408
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Medusa is a very proud bar and concentrates on customer satisfaction. It...

Medusa is a very proud bar and concentrates on customer satisfaction. It provides a wide range of alcohol for your every need.

It is one of Brighton's many hidden treasures.

It specializes in cocktails, exotic rums, shots, shooters, carefully selected wines, draught beers from all over the world and London Pride for the real ale buff. Medusa also specializes in a range of coffee's from a nice hot cappuccino to a cold refreshing frappe.

For those whiskey lovers it offers a range from Jack Daniels, Monkey Shoulder, Makers Mark and more.

Medusa is a contemporary bar with its own unique style all around you, the staff make you feel at home and are very warm and welcoming. They pride them selves on going that extra mile for customer service to keep the customers happy.

George, the owner, has created a unique vibe with great music, relaxed quirky decor and a bar that rocks with a stage for live music, comedy and more.

This is one of Brighton's oldest bars and has been running for over 30 years. It is easily recognisable with its small patio frontage where you can sit and watch the world go by. Situated amongst the many restaurants, it is a bar to enjoy before or after eating out. It's also a great place to relax and chill after a hard day.

The Medusa is a popular venue with its regulars, local and Brighton students - new visitors are always given a warm welcome. The service is consistent and the house rules is the customers come first.

Medusa is a playground for your senses and sanctuary for your soul

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Cool beats, great cocktails

After an amazing meal across the road at the Siam Siam Thai . We popped in for a couple of quick drinks, the place was perfect, great music, a mix of house, funk n soul . The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
onekash
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this near to our hotel tucked away, lovely little bar, very friendly staff. Fantastic cocktails...porn star martini was delicious. Great atmosphere with cool music. Would definitely pop in again if in Brighton.

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Thank clairehI988QE
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an amazing meal across the road at the Siam Siam Thai . We popped in for a couple of quick drinks, the place was perfect, great music, a mix of house, funk n soul . The barman really knows how to mix cocktails, a great long island ice tea and a perfect espresso martini . Loved this place .

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Thank onekash
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily missed as tucked away in a side road just off the seafront. As you walk in you are surrounded by lovely lights and great music. Friendly bar man and great customer service. The only thing that I didn't like were the dirty toilets.

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Thank MaggiPamy
United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best place in town to celebrate! George makes the best cocktails… Mia Tia cosmopolitan, rusty nail & old fashioned...best we've ever tasted! Keep em coming George!

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Thank Dinlos
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We came to the Medusa bar for a drink the atmosphere was great and we even tried a lemon pancake shot it was surprisingly yummy. We had cocktails and they were nice. The bar staff were friendly and overall a good bar to be in.

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Thank Ash3291
Bucks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We arrived in Brighton at 11am on the Friday, once the car had been stowed away nicely we came across Medusa's the lovely young lady informed us it was of course not to early for G&Ts so we went with it! Great little bar with a fantastic menu and even better reading material... Which I did return on the Sunday... More 

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Thank Jo90Bucks
uk
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

My favourite bar in Brighton, great atmosphere, friendly staff super cocktails and a good mix of music. Small and cosy, also great for a coffee and chat, very relaxed.

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Thank elt466
Medusa B, Manager at Medusa Bar, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We are glad you like our bar. See you again soon. More 

UK
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140 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Lovely cocktails and serves Doom bar beer. Great service by fun attentive staff and loved the vibe and music.

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Thank BBDOM44
Medusa B, Manager at Medusa Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed our cocktails and loved the vibe we have here! Look forward to seeing you in the future! More 

Crowborough, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Gentle couple of exceptionally well priced beers early afternoon. Ambient tunes and a nice vibe. Easy to find just up off the sea front

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Thank TheGoodFoodBoy
Medusa B, Manager at Medusa Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the bar! We are glad you had a nice time here! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Hove, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here before going to a restaurant. Fantastic venue and very nicely decorated. Nice small venue and good atmosphere with a good choice of drinks including cocktails. Will be back thanks x

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Thank rebeccaw92
Medusa B, Manager at Medusa Bar, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and thank you for taking the time to review our bar! We look forward to seeing you for more cocktails soon! More 

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