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The Blue Man

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8 Queens Road | BN1 3WA, Brighton BN1 3WA, England
+44 1273 726003
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:30
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New Delhi, India
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want to get away from the usual pub fare? This is the place to visit. Delicious platters with humus, dips, pitta bread,haloumi cheese sausages etc. The lamb tagine was not excellent though, but well worth a visit to this place.

Thank MallikaNarayandelhi
Brighton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly good bar as in Main tourist drag from station. Very cosy and friendly , decor tends to put off the beer monsters so a good relaxed crowd inside. Loads of interesting North African related pics and ornaments on walls add to the great vibe inside . Great place to go and chill , haven't tried food yet but heard... More 

Thank Gmickbrighton
Brighton, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful bar, alternative atmosphere you could be in another world. That is good in Brighton. Seats a bit uncomfortable but plenty to look at nice drinks etc., seats outside for a ciggie.

Thank Francesca B
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends whilst spending the weekend in Brighton. What a fabulous place! Funky décor covered in knick knacks and tea pots hanging on the ceiling. Cosy, friendly, fantastic food, so many great choices on the menu. After eating we enjoyed their awesome selection of boards games including coloured Jenga, Battleships and Back Gammon and just chilled.

Thank 1224557
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175 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place! Tagine in a boozer! It couldn't go wrong as far as I was concerned. Staff were great, very friendly. Had the lamb tagine and the Malbec, both beautiful. And two delightful young ladies asked me if I'd ever stuffed a puffin, which only added to the experience.

Thank SidCupLondon
Leeds, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Yesss lovely place this is, amazing inside. Totally relaxed and welcoming feeling in here, great selection of liquor, atmosphere spot on, great people, food amazing. Just everything is done right, great.

Thank Tommy R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, wonderful staff and superb cheesey balls. Cannot recommend this place more highly for either a quiet drink with friends or for a few drinks in the evening.

Thank Sandy L
Lewes, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I attended a Word Smith event at The Blue Man and really enjoyed ourselves. It was a different scene for a Thursday evening after work. The event was held downstairs. The venue was quaint with seats around the edges and round comfy stools and tables in the middle. The walls were charmingly decorated with instruments displayed on... More 

Thank Marcia T
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Well.. what can I say about this charming Cafe/Bar. The coffee is top notch and the atmosphere is amazing. Really polite staff and service with a smile. If you are in Brighton you really gotta check out this place. Phil

Thank Phillip H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went there to celebrate my Mums birthday. Food was good, service too and the restaurant had a nice atmosphere. My husband left his sunglasses there and they ran after us, after leaving the restaurant, to reunite him with his glasses! Would recommend for an informal meal with friends and would definitely go back again.

Thank walkeramy2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 32
African, Bar, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:30
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Queens Road | BN1 3WA, Brighton BN1 3WA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 726003
The Blue Man is a relaxed and informal Cafe-Bar with Brighton Soul and North African flavour. You can pop in for coffee (best in town!), Amazing selection of tea, a lovely wine list or a bit of food if you're hungry. We're chilled and informal and will make you feel very welcome. In the evening we host live events, acoustic nights, dancing, DJs and parties. Pop downstairs and feel a world away from the hustle and bustle in a haven that's a home away from home...

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?