Serving ale and fine foods since 1819

The Dorset Bar and Kitchen stands tall amongst all the colour and excitement of Brighton’s North Laine – on the corner of Gardner Street and North Road.

Welcome to The Dorset Bar and Kitchen Brighton.

Whether you’re just popping in for a drink or to enjoy our full, hearty menu of restaurant-quality fine dining plates – we’ve got you covered. We specialise in Sussex ales, with a host of constantly changing craft beers as well as fine wines and speciality gins.

We’re the perfect place to watch city life roll by and have been at the heart of all things Brighton for over 200 years. The Dorset is a friendly pub in the hustle and bustle of the city’s cultural hub and boutique shoppping district and we’d say we’re one of the watering holes that defines Brighton’s eclectic and eccentric nature. Expect a relaxed and warm welcome in surrounding that are full of character. The Dorset Bar and Kitchen is popular with cross section of shoppers, local residents, theatre goers and day trippers.

You Can Win £200 to spend on eating out...

...when you vote in the BRAVO awards 2020!
The Brighton Restaurant Awards Vote Online (BRAVO) are our city’s way of showing some love to the places to eat and drink in Brighton Hove and Sussex that we think are really special.


There are plenty of categories and you can cast up to 16 votes – registration takes a couple of moments and you would be helping to support the local culinary scene at the same time as potentially grabbing an amazing prize.



To show your support for The Dorset, we’d love it if you could vote for us in the Best Local and Best Sunday Roast categories.


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Food At The Dorset Bar and Kitchen

Our culinary team are immensely proud of our menu – inspired and sourced from our fabulous Sussex location, taking inspiration from both the sea, and the rolling downland that sandwiches Brighton and Hove.

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You’ll find The Dorset Bar and Kitchen at the heart of Brighton’s North Laine, the colourful shopping district – pedestrianised at weekends and populated with unique boutique-style retailers.

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The Dorset Bar and Kitchen is open for food from midday seven days a week. On Saturdays and Sundays and Children are welcome until 21:30 and we have unisex baby changing facilities availble.
At weekends and on bank-holiday Mondays Brighton’s iconic Gardner Street is pedestrianised, and we take over the space for alfresco dining ’til 5pm (7pm Saturdays).
Joining Us For Sunday Lunch?
It’s worth making an early reservation on a Sunday if you’re booking to enjoy one of our legendary roast dinners – as when they’re gone, they’re gone!

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01273 605423

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