Thursday, September 07, 2006

The Club Guide

Brighton Club Guide

This section gives a brief guide to Brighton clubs. Prices and descriptions could be totally wrong as they can change wildly.


Kings Road Arches on the seafront, 01273 770505

Beach bar becomes Club at night. Playing Disco/Funk/Soul or R’n’B/Rap/Ragga £8


Marine Parade, 01273 606906

Funk/Soul/Disco/House/Indie in a large club/bar with two distinct floors. £8.

Babylon Lounge


Playing House/Techno £7

The Beach

Kings Road Arches on the seafront, 01273 722272

Bar becomes huge open plan club at night. Plays classic club tunes or 70s/80s/90s. £10


West Street, Lanes, 01273 321692

R&B, Hip Hop & Garage. £6.

Brighton Gloucester

Gloucester Place, 01273 688011

No frills studenty place, Indie or School Disco £6.


Middle Street, Lanes. 01273 709710

Live funk jazz and latin in a cocktail of latin/Mexican cultures. £7.

Club Fuk

St. James’s Street, 01273 695569

Small and gay, playing dance of all kinds. £6.

Club New York

Dyke Road, 01273 208678

Salsa, £4.

Concorde 2

Madeira Drive, 01273 606460

Live bands and big DJs, various prices around a tenner.

Core Club

Kings Road, Lanes, 01273 326848

Small crazy club playing an indie/pop/amusing mix. £4.


West Street, 01273 321628

Huge newish club that replaced the infamous Paradox. House/dance/party anthems. £8


Ship Street, 01273 328439

Hip hop/garage/funk. £7.

Event 2

West Street, 01273 732627

Commercial dance and 70s/80s/90s anthems in the company of hen and stag dos. £7

Funky Buddha Lounge

Kings Road Arches (seafront), 01273 725541

Soul/funk/rare grooves in a pair of the arches. £10.

Funky Fish

Madeira Hotel, Maderia Drive, 01273 698331

The famous informal ex-Catfish club, playing Disco/funk/jazz/blues/soul, £5.

Gap Club

Western Road, Hove, 01273 203130

School disco/just plain disco, £6.

Hanbury Ballroom

St.George’s Road, Kemptown, 01273 605789

Funk/soul/DJs/live music/unpredictable in a domed ex-mausoleum. £5.

Honey Club

Kings Road Arches (seafront), 01273 202807

Massive beach bar/club on the seafront plays techno house and trance. £9

Jazz Place

Ship Street, Lanes, 01273 328439

Tiny underground club playing (duh) jazz. £6.


Pool Valley, 01273 888000

‘Late night venue and lounge bar’ playing ‘funky sexy house’. Fancy website! £8/£10

Ocean Rooms

Morley Street, 01273 699069

Award winning three-floor club playing disco, house, drum & bass. They tell us that the music policy is varied across the week and they “do not really do any cheesy nights”! £8

Pavilion Tavern

Castle Square, Lanes, 01273 827641

Usually packed low-budget late night drinking club above the Pav Tav. Playing indie, pop, retro, soul and disco classics. £5.

Po Na Na

East Street, Lanes, 0800 7837485

Chain bar with Turkish theme playing funk to a moneyed crowd. £6


Marine Parade, 01273 624091

Girly gay club with live music, house, techno, 70s/80s, indie, pop. £8

Pressure Point

Grand Parade, 01273 677800

Live bands and hip hop/reggae/drum & bass/house to a black t-shirt gang above the Pressure Point bar. £6.


Old Steine, 01273 697569

Very large gay club with disco/dance/pop entertaining mainly men. £8

Snafu 23

Church Road, Hove, 01273 739399

DJs play hip hop/funk/house and this bar that becomes a club later. £5


Kings Road, 01273 775775

Techno/rap/garage/house. £7


Madeira Drive, 01273 682828

House/techno/trance/hip hop on a two-floor club. £7


Kings Road Arches (seafront), 01273 202407

Cavernous dark maze with garage/hip hop/house/disco/anthems. Was briefly renamed ‘Union’ but returned to its original name. £10


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'd avoid the Zap if I were you, the bouncers are animals. I've personally seen them beat 2 young guys pretty badly, kicking them and punching while on the ground.

Also, the last (ever) time I DJd there the bouncers hospitalised 2 people, 1, a nurse, for asking why the first was being assaulted.


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