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Ohso Brighton

Family friendly restaurant and bar that's set on Brighton's seafront. Serving an all-day menu of European classics and stunning sea views.

Ohso Social Beach Bar – Brighton Seafront

OhSo on Brighton seafront is undeniably one of the top places to eat in Brighton as locations don’t get better than this. With its prime location right by the beach, it offers stunning sea views and a relaxed, beachy atmosphere.

The menu at OhSo is diverse and caters to various tastes and dietary preferences. From freshly caught seafood dishes to tasty vegetarian and vegan options, there is something for everyone. The bar serves a wide selection of drinks, including refreshing cocktails, craft beers, and fine wines. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely lunch, a delicious dinner, or a relaxed spot for drinks, OhSo is the perfect destination for a memorable dining experience in Brighton.

busy terrace at the Ohso social

Iconic location on Brighton’s famous beach – Ohso Brighton

Situated at the bottom of East Street at the foot of the historic Brighton Lanes, you will find this alfresco dining hotspot in between the two iconic Brighton piers and the nearest car parking can be found in the Lanes Car Park on Black Lion Street.

wooden brown table laid out with different dishes and blue lagoon cocktails at the Ohso Brighton

Ohso Brighton  – Breakfast, lunch or dinner

Ohso is a great all-round venue which offers a little bit of everything and gives you a true taste of Brighton for breakfast, lunch and dinner. So whether it’s enjoying a sundowner while watching the sunset beyond the West Pier, or for a spot of lunch while looking out to sea – Ohso Brighton offers a great range of menus and drinks with a scenic backdrop.

close up shot of the lunch at Ohso Brighton

Unique seafront setting

What is truly unique about OhSo Brighton is that it transforms itself from a family-friendly cafe-bar by day into a buzzing hotspot to socialise by evening – serving delicious food, traditional fish and chips, cakes, coffees and artisan beers and wines, as well as cocktails and a good range of spirits.

family at the table enjoying their food and drinks

A European menu at OhSo Social

All the food is prepared fresh to order and on-site, by their team of Sussex chefs delivering popular classics with a European twist.

fried pieces of meat on the wooden board

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Enjoy breakfast with a view at OhSo Social as they are open from 10am until late. We recommend the indulgent vegan breakfast served with herby Falafel and beetroot houmous or the traditional fun English with the wonderfully buttery scrambled eggs.

over head shot of the dishes including corn dish, tortilla chips with sauce, chicken wings. all served on the marble table at Ohso Brighton

Seaside suppers

Sample dishes for the evening include sharing platters, calamari, whitebait, Yellow Fin Tuna Nicoise Salad, Locally Sourced 8oz Beef Burger, fish and chips and a range of sandwiches.

woman eating fish and chips

The venue also provides a children’s menu and some great choices for coffee and cakes on the seafront. All the ingredients served at Ohso Social are sourced from premium local suppliers, where possible, to give you the best taste of Sussex.

Events, weddings and private functions

OhSo Social is an impressive venue for private functions: wedding receptions, team building days, product launches, birthday celebrations, engagement parties, stag or hen celebrations and offers a diverse canapé and buffet menu.

family eating by the table on the Ohso terrace

Find out more about OhSo as a Brighton private hire venue.

interior shot of the Ohso Brighton. Long wooden tables with mint metal chairs

What’s more, Ohso will also tailor deliver your event to incorporate entertainment, live bands, DJs and much more so you can deliver the perfect event for you and your guests as an important part of your Brighton nightlife. Location and reputation also make OhSo a popular Brighton Christmas party venue.

interior shot of the Ohso Brighton. Long wooden tables with mint metal chairs

Reserve an area inside or outside, or consider hiring the whole venue exclusively for your event from October to April. Get in touch and register your enquiry for group bookings.

Alfresco dining with sunset views

Enjoy Ohso Social at its best under the heated outdoor terrace where they provide a wonderful environment for alfresco dining with a buzzy atmosphere and an eclectic mix of Brighton’s colourful characters.

sunset shot of the ohsos outdoor terrace and Brighton beach

Ohso Brighton for the classic seaside experience

Where’s better than Brighton beach to enjoy classic fish and chips whilst watching the starlings dart between the two piers in arguably the best view in Brighton?

two girls drinking cocktail from disco ball

Ohso Brighton was also featured in the Observer 2011 as one of the top 5 places in Britain for a sundown cocktail. For a full listing of their upcoming events, menus, party nights and more details on hire please visit their website at


  1. Caroline

    Great beach front views and good pub grub – a must on a sunny day!

  2. Andy Hopewell

    Perfect sundowner venue on Brighton beach

  3. Angela Simmonds

    Best spot on the beach for a sundowner and to meet friends.
    Only eaten here on a few occasions and mussels have always gone down well. Don’t go here if you want the best food in brighton .. Ohso is for good fun, for sunsets and the sea air

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