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Arcobaleno Kemptown Gay Bar Brunch Cocktails Brighton
Arcobaleno Gay Bar Kemptown LGBTQ+ Events
There's no place like


Brighton's Favourite new Gay Bar

Arcobaleno is a LGBTQ+ Café, Gay Bar and Events space located in Brighton’s queer hot-spot, Kemptown. We are a multi-faceted venue, popular for our BrunchCocktails, and our Maltese-inspired All-Day Menu, and our Traditional Sunday Roasts.


With Vibrant Weekly Events and Private Hire Spaces, we are so much more than your everyday hang-out.


Built with inclusivity and connection at its heart, the sense of community and acceptance here is what really makes us stand out from the crowd. We can't wait to meet you, come and say hello!

With love, 

The Arcobaleno team

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Fabulous Food, made with love

Whether you're catching up over Cocktails, or bonding over Brunch, Arcobaleno is the perfect spot to enjoy delicious Homemade food in Kemptown. With a friendly, Cosy atmosphere and beautiful Beer garden, we've got plenty of space to hang-out and connect with friends, family, and colleagues, year round.

We are proud to serve Brighton’s best Maltese-inspired dishes using fresh, quality local ingredients. We've carefully crafted a Superbly tasty All-day menu that brings you the best of Breakfast, BrunchLunch, and British classics - with a little Taste of Malta.
Perfect for sharing, our food is Made with love and care. 


Our Daytime Menu is available from 11am til 4pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Our Evening Menu s available from 5pm til 9pm Tuesday to Saturday

We also serve up seasonal special dishes throughout the year.

Sunday Roasts at Arcobaleno! 12pm - 5pm

Join us Sundays from 12-5pm for meat, veg/vegan roasts, sumptuous sides, delicious desserts, and cheeky cocktails.

Whatever the occasion, be sure to Book a Table with us and see what all the fuss is about.

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At Arcobaleno, we are home to the most eclectic selection of LGBTQ+ events in Kemptown; including drag, burlesque, cabaret, karaoke, live music, podcasts, award ceremonies... - expect mischief, mayhem, and much more.


By day, the main bar & dining area delights guests with our Maltese menu and captivating cocktails.

By night, our venue transforms - blooming into a effervescent palace of performance.

We are proud to host some of the UK & Europe's finest LGBTQ+ performers, cared for by our dedicated in-house technicians with professional sound & lighting setup - Giving our artists, and our audience, top quality entertainment every time.

You won't want to miss our Upcoming Events at Arcobaleno - See Listings

Vibrant Live EVents, every Week

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From our bright and spacious main bar & dining room, to our beautiful beer garden, and professional grade lighting & sound-system - Arcobaleno has everything you need for the perfect party on your special day.

We've catered for all sorts of occasions from Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Wedding Receptions, to Work-lunches, Awards Ceremonies, and Corporate EventsWith beautifully crafted homemade food from our kitchen team, and our expert cocktail artists & barista aficionados behind the bar, Arcobaleno has everything you need to delight your guests and make your special day, that extra bit special.


We are also home to The Rainbow Bar - Kemptown's best kept secret! - our brand-new cocktail bar and events space downstairs at Arcobaleno.

Private Hires, Functions & Parties

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Opening Hours

Monday                             Closed

Tuesday - Thursday   09:00 - 23:00

Friday  & Saturday       09:00 - 00:00

Sunday                   12:00 - 22:00

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kitchen Hours

Tuesday - Saturday     10:00 - 21:00

Sunday                     12:00 - 17:00

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