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The Mesmerist Brighton

Restaurant and music venue set over three floors in the South Lanes. Serving Asian inspired cuisine from UmamiNation. Three bars offering classic and bespoke cocktails and a large heated roof terrace.

The Mesmerist Brighton | The Lanes 

The Mesmerist Brighton offers lunch to dinner dining with UmamiNation – Asian flavours infused with American dishes, bottomless brunches and Sunday roasts

over head shot of the umami nation food at The Mesmerist Brighton. Brown table laid out with nice small plates with different fried food

You can also enjoy fantastic cocktails and feel good vibes served alongside late night social sessions, live music and DJs over three floors in the centre of Brighton.

two glasses of orange looking cocktail at the bar at The Mesmerist Brighton

Finding The Mes in The Lanes

Set in the heart of Brighton’s Lanes, less than five minutes from Brighton Pier, The Mesmerist Brighton is a standout destination pub for both city locals and visitors alike. The naturally energetic atmosphere of the venue along with its vast capacity makes it a prime spot for groups looking to celebrate together and enjoy great food and drinks. 

The Mesmerist exterior shot of the venue name written on black wall

Multi Venue and lots of fun

Set over three floors, The Mesmerist Brighton is a sprawling venue of stunning grandeur. Dark wooden interiors, plush banquette seating and tucked away or ‘secret’ extras that make this venue warren-like and equipped for exploration. Each floor boasts a unique offering. On entry you’ll be greeted by a bustle of activity as the mixologists mix up the perfect cocktail. Depending on the time of your arrival, the DJ may be cranking the party up in the booth. Upstairs, the first floor offers more opulence, an additional bar and the entrance to the fabulous 70s themed Flipside bar. The Flipside cocktail bar

The Mesmerist Brighton’s rooftop wonder 

Up on the third floor of The Mesmerist you’ll find their one of a kind roof terrace, covered and heated in winter, open to the sun during the warmer months. The terrace is equipped with its own bar where a selection of cocktails and other beverages are available. Music is played late into the evening – it makes for a great spot to revel while enjoying drinks and tunes with friends. rooftop garden

UmamiNation Kitchen

Infusing classic Western dishes like burgers, fries and salads with the celebrated flavours of the East. UmamiNation champions the classic flavours of Asia. On the menu, you can expect dishes like Katsu flavoured crispy chicken and sticky glaze short ribs. There are also many tasty options for vegetarian and plant-based diners. If you love a Bao Bun then you’re in luck because The Mes is serving three gorgeous options – we have our eyes on the sticky Korean shiitake mushroom variety and a healthy side of kimchi.

hand holding fried chicken that was dipped in the orange sauce. UmamiNation kitchen at The Mesmerist

From the desserts you’ll find some seriously delicious options and no doubt you’ll find the Asian twists as exciting as we do – red miso & lychee cheesecake is a must try!

Bottomless brunches at The Mesmerist Brighton 

Serving a mighty fine selection of brunches on Saturdays, The Mesmerist are bosses on the scene. They serve everything from a traditional Full English to a huevos hash and even have extra special vegan friendly pancakes. Pair your brunch with a selection of midday friendly cocktails and beverages and enjoy for a whole two hours of merriment.

over head shot of the three blue plates serving brunch dishes on the brown table, two different cocktails

Sunday Roasts

On Sundays The Mesmerist Brighton is set up for Sunday Roast service. You’ll find everything you need to satisfy your roast cravings, from succulent roast chicken breast and six-hour braised pork belly to a yummy carrot roulade for the vegetarians. As The Mes is a notable cocktail bar, you’ll also be able to enjoy a Bloody Mary on the side or a choice bottle of wine.

over head shot of the Sunday Roast with bottle of wine served on brown wooden table at The Mesmerist brighton

Private hire at The Mesmerist Brighton

The Mesmerist has multiple options for private hire for special events. They have the benefit of flexible space, so are able to accommodate parties both small and large. You’ll have the benefit of the prime central location, on-site kitchen catering and private bar areas for your guests. 

interior shot at The Mesmerist


  1. Kim

    Excellent lovely Caribbean food an will be coming back again

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