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Doctor Brighton's

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Address: 16-17 Kings Road, Brighton BN11NE, England
Phone Number:
+44 7779 618855
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13:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 02:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Situated in-between The Queens hotel and The Waterfront hotel, Doctor...

Situated in-between The Queens hotel and The Waterfront hotel, Doctor Brighton's has been established for over 45 years. Over the past year and half receiving an interior and exterior refurbishment. Comfy sofas looking out to sea. Cocktails made from fresh ingredients. Pool table and Fruit machine to keep the team spirit going. Dj's friday and saturday from 9.30Pm. Free Entry.Chilled but foot tappingly happy music and something you can sing along to at anytime of day. Daily papers and free wi-fi. Dog friendly.

We now take Credit / Debit cards for payment.

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Amazing

The whole team are so lovely and make such good cocktails! Great deals on them too. Cheap shots also! What more could u want? I highly recommend!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
senokkian
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole team are so lovely and make such good cocktails! Great deals on them too. Cheap shots also! What more could u want? I highly recommend!!!

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Thank senokkian
Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place - Saturday night 9pm ish... fantastic atmosphere, music, staff & not too pricey. We went here by chance and stayed all evening.

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Thank Missybilly
Norwich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Were back in Brighton next weekend to celebrate my birthday, there is only one place to kick start our weekend, namely Dr Brighton`s, I have lost count of the number of truly superb nights we have had there, each time unique and to remember, The pub itself the ambience, the music, decor, people, and the staff are second to none... More 

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Thank michael_kU9290VT
Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Rough, loud, noisy, dirty gay pub on the sea front. What a crowd, all of human life is there and let's hope it stays there. Friendly staff but lousy cocktails. Never again.

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Thank Terry B
WayneDurant, Manager at Doctor Brighton's, responded to this review

Hi Terry B, Firstly, thank you for your review. We are glad you used two adjectives to describe the level of volume in the pub as other TripAdvisor users wouldn't be entirely sure what you meant by loud. We would recommend maybe having a drink in a library which will be quiet and silent, maybe more suited for yourself. Secondly... More 

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107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Came here straight off the pier and sat and working our way through the cocktail menu which was 2 4 1. Left trashed and very happy. Great staff, very friendly and awesome atmosphere!! The Cher soundtrack was not to be forgotten and the pool was free. Would definitely come here again. Oh and do the cocktail menu. You won't regret... More 

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Thank Scabbie M
WayneDurant, Manager at Doctor Brighton's, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great afternoon. Cher, Tina Turner and Diana Ross all play a great part on a Sunday with a few show tunes in the mix Aswell. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

A cracking place where the booze is good and no one cares who you are. Near the beach and close to the lanes.

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Thank Mark S
WayneDurant, Manager at Doctor Brighton's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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609 reviews
291 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

A nice chilled pub by seafront we had a couple of cocktails buy one get one free always worth it. May return

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Thank robert k
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Called into Dr Brightons on sat evening for a couple of cocktails with friends before going for a meal, we were made very welcome and found there to be a great atmosphere, that bar was absolutely buzzing, we decided that we would return after our meal and found ourselves holed up there while storm Angus did it's worst,we cannot believe... More 

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WayneDurant, Manager at Doctor Brighton's, responded to this review

Hi Mark thank you for your review. We do like to think that once your here you don't need to go anywhere else except for food. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Kalmar County, Sweden
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Amazing bar staff, cheap alcohol, great music and lovely atmosphere. This pub represents what Brighton is about, it's warm, welcoming and everybody can be who they are. I stayed in Brighton for 8 months and some of the best nights of my visit were spent at Doctor Brighton's. I would say that it is the best gay bar in Brighton.

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Thank Rebecca L
Norwich, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were in about 9:30 pm on the Friday night, it was busy with plenty of lively and friendly people, we hit the cocktails at 241 and stayed on them untill leaving at 12:30am, it was another brilliant night just as always. Saturday night was again just brilliant... compliments to Charles and all his staff, what a great job they... More 

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