Here at Wriggle, we’re all about treating the fair people of Brighton to new experiences, culinary or otherwise- and we’re always looking for ways to up our game. After a bit of research (happy times!) we developed somewhat of a love for all things razzle dazzle, and discovered plenty of dinner and show combo’s in Brighton to express our new found passion! Without further ado, here are our top picks for a good ol’ knees up.
Bom-Bane’s in eclectic Kemptown takes its entertainment seriously! Run by musician Jane Bom-Bane, the team always seizes an opportunity to stage a film or show either inside the premises’ or at one of Brighton’s many annual festivals across the city. Expect delicious European dishes with a Belgian accent, and passionate vibes with a few nice surprises along the way.
Find it: 24 George St, Brighton BN2 1RH
The Blue Man serves up sultry atmosphere, soulful decor and spectacular North African food behind its recognisable door near Brighton Station. Its weekly event calendar is chocked full of diverse live music acts and comedy shows that’ll be sure to make your evening anything but blue.
Find it: 8 Queens Rd, Brighton BN1 3WA
The Office, aka a gin-lover’s paradise, is part and parcel of a great Brighton night out along The North Laine. Its stream of flavoursome Thai food dished out from its bustling kitchen is complemented by live jazz inside a packed house every Wednesday; stick it on your must try watering hole list.
Find it: 8-9 Sydney St, Brighton BN1 4EN
Tucked away along a small pathway in The Lanes, the Ole Ole tapas bar and restaurant has been plating up authentic Spanish food and music experiences since 2009. What better way to delve into the flavours of Spain than to watch the best Spanish flamenco show in town over a few plates of top-notch tapas? We love it!
Find it: 42 Meeting House Lane, The Lanes, Brighton BN1 1HB
Celebrate the best bits of the speakeasy era at the Mesmerist: one of the most unique and happenin’ places to grace Brighton’s social scene. Its line-up of burlesque shows, dance classes, and old school swing and jazz sessions – all with a committed 1930’s theme – creates a buzz all year round…its food ain’t bad, either!
Find it: 1-3 Prince Albert Street, Brighton, BN1 1HE