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Charles Street Bar

8-9 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA, England
+44 1273 624091
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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“gay bar” (10 reviews)
“gay scene” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
8-9 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I know its thursday not a lot of people going out,but the dj looks he wants to be some place else.only a few around but with a good dj we coud all have a good night out.disapointing...hire a dj...saturday is easy...

Thank Marco P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time here. Turned up one Thursday evening in April and didn't know the area, everyone was so friendly :) drinks are reasonably priced for a club and the music was awesome, I love the dj :):) will def be returning next time...More

Thank hanbud
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Often come in here when in area. Staff have always been great and fast service at bar. Always a smile and warm welcome. Prices are very good especially if you are there for happy hour. Nice outside seating area for warm days or if you're...More

Thank deanio1972
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Caught Kara Van Park's show at Charles Street, which was excellent! The bar has a good atmosphere and a large bar area, which helps even out the crowds.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Used to be a nice bar. Now the staff are rude, especially the manager. A friend of mine got barred for ordering too many drinks for a round during happy hour. Another friend got barred for apparently having one too many, he was however polite,...More

Thank Trfbkk
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I love Charles Street purely for the fact that it is a good atmosphere when you go around 8-9pm as the drinks are really really cheap and strong!! i wouldn't recommend staying here the whole night as you do get some drunk weirdo's or some...More

1  Thank yagalJess
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Me and my partner Sharon had a great meal in this bar Great price the bar staff were very friendly Only down side was the toilets should have been cleaner and the unisex wash basin didn't have soap and only one dryer working We would...More

Thank ian s
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

From 5 til 9 is half price everything at this Gay bat and two meals £7.99 which is great value. However as with all gay venues the bar staff tend to ignore one for a prettier and younger model to serve which is frustratingly bad...More

Thank Ultimate007
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We have walked throughout Brighton and walked past this place and thought it's " Not quite us" but let's give it ago. Ourselves as a bunch of ladies at this place I have to say we have never felt so welcomed as David (lovely eyed...More

Thank Bex J
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Had a really nice meal. The staff were lovely and friendly, the drinks were cheap and the atmosphere was great. Couldn't ask for more!

Thank Sharon S
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Can I bring my very well behaved little dog in?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 02:00
22:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 624091