Feisty, friendly and fun LGBTQ+ bar on Brighton seafront

Brighton’s infamous LGBTQ+ bar, open 7 days & nights a week!

R-Bar is an inclusive LGBTQ+ late-night bar in the heart of Brighton’s queer cultural capital, Kemptown, and right on the seafront for those stunning sea views. Featuring entertainment and DJs throughout the week, plus a range of drink deals to ensure you’re not breaking the bank.

Right around the corner from their older sibling Club Revenge, R-Bar has a host of events throughtout the week:

  • Mondays – The Big Queer Quiz with Ex-Girlfriend
  • Tuesdays – Brighton’s biggest drag competition, Titans
  • Wednesdays – Glew’s Big Ball Drop Bingo
  • Thursdays – Karaoke with Tayris
  • Fridays – Cabaret of Queeriosities, followed by Brighton’s biggest queer DJs
  • Saturdays – Brighton’s biggest queer DJs
  • Sundays – Cabaret of Queeriosities

You can find our full event listings, and cabaret line ups here.

Whilst you’re enjoying R-Bar’s infamous events, you can also take advantage of our daily happy hour, with 40% off drinks until 8pm. That’s not all, we’ve also got 2 for £14 cocktails, all day, every day. Fancy a bite to eat? We’ve got you covered, with food provided by another iconic Kemptown business, Pizzaface.

The LGBTQ+ community is at the heart of everything we do, and R-Bar hosts various fundraisers throughout the year. From Crash the Cis-tem to World AIDs Day fundraisers, you can find the full details of our fundraising efforts here. If you’d like to host a fundraiser of your own, contact [email protected].

Recently refurbished, R-Bar features breathtaking lighting & art installations, and artwork by the UK’s finest queer artists.

R-Bar Hire Options

We can cater to whatever your party needs are; from reserving seating areas and booths, to hiring out the entire upstairs floor with catering.

R-Bar is also available for event hire, get in touch for details.

Contact us today with your requirements [email protected]