Medusa Bar information

The Medusa bar is a bright and vibrant bar hidden away in the back steets of Brighton. They serve a good choice of drinks including a great variety of mouth-watering cocktails, which help make it popular with locals.

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Opening Hours
Opening Hours

12:00 - 00:00


11:00 - 00:00


11:00 - 00:00


11:00 - 00:00


11:00 - 00:00


11:00 - 00:00


12:00 - 00:00

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Medusa Bar reviews

By Marianna K.

Medusa bar is an excellent place you can tell the owner and staff proud them selves on treating the customers to the best standers. The staff are very friendly and make good conversation with you, they don't make you feel like they have to listen, its the opposite actually in this place. The music is always good, and if you want a song, they are more than happy to put it on for you. The prices are very reasonable and they offer a wide range of drinks. The layout is very cosy intimate, yet you still can have an awesome party in here and get very drunk. I love coming to medusa because of its unique style both sides of the bar.

By Haroula P.

medusa bar in preston street is one of those hidden bars. I come here often as the staff regard me as a friend, they know what i drink and how i like it. The music is always at a good level, the lights are nice and low in the evening for that romantic feel. The weekends get rather busy and it as an awesome vibe. I really like this bar compared to most in town as its not a chain. the staff and manager are amazing. its a must go to venue in brighton

By Stuart D.

I have given Medusa Bar five stars because of the good location and the friendliness of the place, great beer, cocktails are out of this world when your in Brighton you have to give it a try, The place is only small but they say size is not everything I much prefer non commercial locations to drink makes it a great day or night socialising , That sea breeze is something else too, not far from the beach and restaurant's cant beat it? Give it a try Stuart

By G.

A small colourful bar that would be just as at home in Spain as tucked away on a side street in Brighton.

The Venue
The former Skid Row is still just as quirky in its current guise as Medusa Bar. Spanning a corner, it has two entrances on both Preston Street and Little Preston Street, an old fashioned touch that's still just as welcome today for anyone who can't be bothered to walk the extra few steps around the corner. Medusa may have turned men to stone but this charming bar would melt even the hardest of hearts. Spanish in feel, the bar is a riot of colour. Bright red, orange, yellow and green cushions are scattered on the red plastic banquette-style seating, Latin music fills the air and there's not only a wooden floor but wooden panelling on the wall and on the ceiling that adds a further cosy kitschness.

The People
There are very few senors and senoritas here but the locals are all lively and full of energy, often beaming welcoming smiles that you'd normally only expect to see after a couple of jugs of sangria.

The Drink
There may not be jugs of sangria but there are jugs of Pimms during the summer whilst during the winter months the bar does a roaring trade in jugs of Pimms and Red Bull and vodka. There's also a well thought-out selection of draught and bottled beers with Kirin Ichiban, Liefmans and Leffe on tap and Chimay, Modelo and Singha in bottles. But if you're still not feeling like a fiesta then shots of absinthe, sambuca and Tuaca at £2 a throw are your best bet.

The Last Word
Brighton prides itself on unusual, off-beat bars and Medusa Bar is not only popular and fun, it's one of the best.

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