Welcome to The Dorset Bar & Kitchen in the heart of the Laines in Brighton.

Grab a great cup of tea or coffee in the cafe all day or join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We have impressive gastro pub seasonal menus and Sunday roasts. Look out for our regular evening pop-up dining experiences with local chefs serving authentic global flavours.

Supporting locally brewed draught alongside popular beers, ales and ciders and the best pint of Guinness in town. An extensive range of superb quality wines and spirits always available.

In the evening we host live music and DJ events, quizzes, art shows and much more. The best place to watch Brighton life pass by.

The Dorset celebrates Gay Pride

Fri 5th / Sat 6th / Sun 7th August

Planning your Gay Pride Weekend day trip or Pride party warm-up? The Dorset celebrates Gay Pride with a disco themed weekend line-up of fine art, smokin’ hot tunes, cool drinks, and a delectable menu of Dorset classics amid our premiere people-watching perch in the heart of the North Laines.


Friday 5th August

Brighton Bacchanalia” paintings by Dave Pop
Private viewing 7:30-9pm


DJ Johnny Stylus
Disco, Funk, & Underground Classics – 9pm – late


Saturday 6th August

“The Disco Day Trip”

Line you stomach with our Mezze Sharing Menu of Dorset Classics
Themed soft and hard drinks served regular or “fabulous”

“Leave it on the Dance Floor: The Dorset Does Studio 54” – 9pm-late

Shake what your mamma gave you as we channel the tunes and moves of the New York club scene, circa 1977.

Sunday 7th August

“ The Recovery Brunch”

Detox with our all day brunch specials from 12 noon
Enjoy a “hair of the dog” Bloody Mary, Mimosa, or Prosecco


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More info about Brighton Pride

Tipple Tuesday

Every Tuesday


Yes, my friends, Tipple Tuesday is a thing… so don’t miss it! Every Tuesday we offer ALL wines at the house wine price.

The Dorset 50's weekend

Saturday & Sunday August 13th & 14th – FREE!

Smiler and Stollar bring you:

Sat August 13th from 9 pm
Dj’s Chris Sharky Nichols , Carl Little , Sonny-rocket Tahsin

Sunday 14th Rockin and Roasts!
Roasts from 12.30pm
Live Rockin’ Jam
All welcome to perform

Feature acts
The Honkytonk Highwayman

Barney Shovellers piano stomping Rockin combo
Brighton,’ s Spud Guns & Wampus Cats,
Morgan Willis, David John Short and more…

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August Bank Holiday Mod Weekend

Fri 26th / Sat 27th / Sun 28th
Free Entry!


Open Mic

Every Monday
from 8pm


It’s time to bring back the finest artists and greatest music to the North Laines. The Dorset Open Mic is back to the action, every monday from 8pm till late!
You can find equipment to perform with full acoustic band: acoustic guitar, bass and cajon.
Contact Francisco through the Facebook event page  to book a slot

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New brands at the Dorset


Staropramen: from the second largest brewery in the Czech Republic, based in the city of Prague.

Stowford Press: an authentic and traditional tasting cider, made in Herefordshire.

Seacider: local cider, winner of the Sussex Cider Award.

Leighton Brown Crisps: natural ingredients crisps from London.


Sunday Roasts

Choice of delicious roasts
every Sunday



Brighton Gin
Fish and Chips
Harveys Best Bitter Pump
Public Bar window

At the Dorset

For reservations and more information, call 01273 605423 or drop in and visit us at 28 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YB, just off Brighton’s North Laine.