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Hen Parties in Brighton

Ideas and activities for Brighton hen parties

Hen Party Brighton 

If you’re seeking hen party ideas in Brighton, let us guide you through our comprehensive list of the city’s best food and drink venues.

Renowned as a hotspot for hen parties in the UK, Brighton offers a plethora of options for an unforgettable send-off. At Restaurants Brighton, we’ve curated a diverse selection of venues to cater to every taste and preference. Whether you’re looking for something extra special or simply seeking inspiration, our guide is divided into various categories to ensure you find the perfect fit for you and your group of hens. With all the information readily available at your fingertips, planning your celebration has never been easier.

Ladies enjoying a cocktail at the Met Bar in Brighton. Ideas from the Brighton Hen Party Guide

Bottomless Brunches

Bottomless brunches are all the rage in Brighton and Hove, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. More venues than ever are jumping on the bandwagon, offering unlimited refills on Bloody Marys, Prosecco, cocktails, and more.

If your Brighton Hen Party is craving panoramic seafront views or you prefer to dine where the locals are, there’s a bottomless brunch spot for everyone.

Our comprehensive guide covers the best venues in Brighton and Hove, ensuring you’ll find the perfect spot to kickstart your hen party festivities in style. Cheers to endless fun and indulgence!

Pictured: The Metropole Bar and Terrace

Brighton’s Best Cocktail Bars

Brighton is a haven for hen parties, especially if you’re on the hunt for the best cocktail bars in the city. From hidden gems nestled in the heart of the bustling centre to cosy spots tucked away in the Seven Dials area, there’s no shortage of stunning venues to explore.

Additionally, if you’re seeking both delectable food and expertly crafted cocktails, look no further than our curated selection of establishments offering the best of both worlds. Whether you fancy Japanese cuisine, award-winning dishes, Indian delicacies, or Asian-inspired fare, Brighton has something to satisfy every palate. Be sure to plan ahead and make reservations, especially for larger hen parties, to ensure a seamless and unforgettable experience. Cheers to a memorable celebration and if you wish to enjoy a cocktail making class with your hen party, then discover more on our Brighton cocktail classes guide. 

Pictured: Bar Valentino on New Road

interior at the bar Valentino in Brighton, red sofas and red walls with variety of paintings on it

The Brighton Pub Guide

Brighton’s pub scene is indeed the backbone of any hen party, offering an abundance of options to explore. Whether you’re in search of a gastropub serving delicious food, a traditional pub nestled in the historic Lanes, a trendy spot along the seafront, a cosy local haunt, live music venues, or events-packed establishments, Brighton has it all.
 
From hearty Sunday roasts to dog-friendly spaces and bottomless pub lunches, there’s something to suit every taste and preference. And let’s not forget about the sophisticated pubs in Hove and Hanover, offering a more laid-back atmosphere compared to the bustling city centre. With a pub for every day of the year, Brighton truly is a pub lover’s paradise!
 
Pictured: The Cricketers on Black Lion Street

The Lunch Guide to Brighton 

If you happen to miss the breakfast or brunch window, fear not, because a decadent lunch in Brighton is always a top priority for your hen party.

Whether you’re craving Michelin-rated cuisine, indulging in Italian street food, devouring gourmet burgers, or enjoying a delicious meal at a cosy Brighton food pub, there’s something for everyone. Check out our lunch guide to the city for more options, and don’t forget to explore the award-winning lunches (Top 20) from this year’s Brighton Restaurant Awards for some extra inspiration!

Pictured: Voted best lunch – Lost in the Lanes

Explore The Lanes

The Lanes is an ideal spot for soaking in the vibrant atmosphere and indulging in some fantastic dining experiences amidst the charming alleys and cobblestone streets.

Here’s our roundup of places perfect for your hen party in this must visit area.

Dining and drinking in the historic Brighton Lanes.

Pictured: Brighton’s oldest seafood restaurant – English’s of Brighton

English's of Brighton dining space. With a waiter on hand to clear the tables. Brighton's oldest seafood restaurant

Award Winning Venues

Why not elevate your Brighton hen party by choosing an award-winning venue? You deserve it!

Each April, the Brighton Restaurant Awards announce the winners, chosen by the public in thousands of votes across 18 categories.

From the best coffee spots to top lunch destinations, finest restaurants to the best Brighton pubs, you can explore all the BRAVO winners right here.

Pictured: Terre à Terre, winner of best restaurant 2024. 

Private Dining or Private Hire 

Indulge in an exclusive dining experience with your hen party by reserving a section of a restaurant or pub just for you and your besties.

Whether it’s a fine dining room with a Masterchef Winner or a secluded spot at an Anglo-Spanish tapas bar, there are plenty of elegant dining options in the city.

Explore all the private dining and private hire options right here.

Pictured: Private dining at etch. in Hove 

The outside of Bohemia in Brighton's Lanes. An ideal spot for late night drinking and open until the early hours. A great venue to enjoy a hen party in Brighton too.

Brighton Clubs

Explore Brighton’s vibrant clubbing scene and discover the best nocturnal hotspots to keep your party going until the early hours.

While clubbing isn’t our specialism, we’ve curated a guide to Brighton nightlife and clubbing to ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

Check it out right here.

Pictured:  Bohemia 

Afternoon Tea 

Indulge in sheer luxury with our guide to the best afternoon teas in Brighton. From delicate finger sandwiches to decadent scones, accompanied by Champagne or cream buns, there’s something for every taste.

Whether you prefer a traditional afternoon tea or a modern twist, Brighton offers an array of amazing venues for your hen party.

Check out our guide to find the perfect spot for your celebration.

Pictured: Brighton Afternoon Tea at The Salt Room

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