Relaxed Front bar

Built in 1828 - ​The Southern Belle is situated in the Brunswick Area of Brighton and Hove (one of the most historically preserved Georgian planned communities in the South of England) and arguably the nicest neighbourhood in the Brighton & Hove area. 

Packed full of history with a quirky edge  -  the original back bar serve's up a fantastic selection of craft beers, Sussex ales, cocktails, fine wines and whiskies plus more gins and than you can shake a stick at! In winter you'll find the log fire roaring and in summer the door open wide. A great social space to drink & dine. With an easy atmosphere and a choice of comfortable snug seating, dining/drinking tables for groups of 2-4 and large high window seats (seats 6) - which are perfect to watch the world go by and take a glimpse of the sea. We also offer plenty of take away drinks - perfect for a beach day!. Come and grab a pint in the pub or a takeaway to watch the sun go down on the beach ☀️

We're extremely dog friendly so bring your pooch and help yourself to our free dog treats.

We host weekly live music nights in the main bar (Folk music Wednesday from 7.30pm and live music/open mic night Thursday's from 7.30pm.



Our Southern Belle Kitchen open 7 days a week...

Mon - Sat: 8am - 2pm, Sun: 8am - 11am
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Main menu
Mon - Thur from 5pm - 9pm
Fri & Sat from 2pm - 9pm
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Sunday Roasts
Served from 12.00pm - 6pm
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Book a table

Book a table online (breakfast/brunch, lunch/dinner, folk music night Wednesday's and live music/open mic Thursday's)





Our Lovely Lounge

Its a great space to relax and enjoy a meal or drink - day or night. A quiet space for a coffee or catch up with some work. You can also hire out this space for meetings. Contact us to find out more...

Cocktail Lounge/Bar

Our fabulous cocktail lounge/bar is located towards the back of the building and is such a beautiful space with a choice of cocktail chairs, high bar seating. With low lighting and a fabulous ambience - it's a great space for intimate drinks, small gathering/party  or your own speakeasy vibe for celebrations.

Dj's can plug into our own speaker system and zone the music to play in both the cocktail bar and cocktail lounge for larger gatherings

With canapés, buffets or through to full sit down meals  - we can cater to your budget and put together a menu suited for you. We can even create bespoke cocktails for the evening. Click here to view our buffet menu.


Meeting Space

Our lounge room and cocktail lounge are also great spaces to hire for meetings, workshops or launch events. Both areas have their own smart TV's which can be utilised in meeting environments as well as entertainment. We can supply refreshments, pastries, sandwiches/snacks through to a full set menu!


Full Venue Hire

We also offer full venue hire and have been lucky enough to hosts some fabulous weddings. With pub, lounge & cocktail bar plus our gorgeous hotel rooms - we make for the perfect venue to celebrate with your loved ones. With the fabulous bandstand ceremony venue 5 mins walk away  - it couldn't be easier or more relaxed for guests. 

Looking for a full venue hire for a special birthday - then we've had some great parties! From a fully themed "cruise ship" venue hire to just some good old knees up! Contact us to find out more...