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Charles Street Bar

8-9 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA, England
+44 1273 624091
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
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“gay scene” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
8-9 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once we have checked in to hotel, this is always. our first port of call!! Love this pub, reasonably priced drinks, comfy seats looking out to Brighton Pier, have eaten here a few times, and always enjoyed it. Staff so friendly, and helpful , if...More

Thank sandrayamais
CharlesStreetBar, Manager at Charles Street Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandrayamais Thanks for the great review - we really do appreciate it! You'll be pleased to know that we will be closing down for an extensive refurbishment from Monday 13th November for 4 weeks - and yes the toilets will be getting a thorough...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We wondered across this bar and glad we did. Friendly staff, great music and amazing atmosphere. Good price drinks too :)

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Happy hour 5-9 is the only reason I go here. The drinks are cheap the staff are a mixed bunch some are really lovely and polite, kiran is always a happy sole! Sam can be a bit Jekyll and Hyde. Heaven forbid someone gets your...More

Thank MrsToB
CharlesStreetBar, Manager at Charles Street Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi MrsTob Thanks for the review we appreciate all feedback, both good and critical - and we really do mean that. I'm sorry that you wouldn't come here any other time out of Happy Hour, but hopefully we can do something to change that. We...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went back here a couple of times. Big place and always somewhere to sit. Cocktails are really good, not the cheapest but very good all the same. Good choice of food and drink too. Entertainment both put on by the pub and by some...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a great place to grab a drink during the day, especially on a stormy winter day. At night this turns into a club which is a great place to grab drinks with friends.

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy the service, atmosphere and the food was really good. I would recommend this bar and the food to everyone it was wonderful. Thank you for the lovely food and service Philip Brown. Sqqq

Thank Angelboy31
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Be aware! Big headed bar staff. They are in control and don't even dare to think to express your opinion in any way because they are going to threaten you not serving you any longer. I was waiting in the queue (please observe! I was...More

1  Thank Kroncsi
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Had a couple of meals here food is great 2 meals for £7.99 and there was plenty of it and very tastly. Definitely worth a try. Wednesday night they have a quiz it is a good laugh even if you don't take part. Its interactive...More

Thank seriouslysunseeking
CharlesStreetBar, Manager at Charles Street Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thanks for the great review Seriouslysunseeking! We really do appreciate it! Chris

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Had a lovely evening in this bar with a few friends...nice atmosphere, nice smoking area, friendly staff. However, popped out for 5 minutes with a friend and was refused re-entry by the bouncer...just me (femalle)...not my (male) friend. Apparently I was too drunk!!!! After THREE...More

Thank Mog F
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Well I know its thursday not a lot of people going out,but the dj looks he wants to be some place else.only a few around but with a good dj we coud all have a good night out.disapointing...hire a dj...saturday is easy...

Thank Marco P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 624091
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