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The Blue Man

8 Queens Road | BN1 3WA, Brighton BN1 3WA, England
+44 1273 726003
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Ranked #21 of 844 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $33
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: African, Mediterranean, Tapas, Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Blue Man is a Cafe-Bar with North African flavour. You can pop in for coffee (best in town!), Amazing selection of tea, a lovely wine list or a bit of food if you're hungry. We're chilled and informal and will make you feel very welcome. In the evening we host live events, acoustic nights, dancing, DJs and parties. Pop downstairs and feel a world away from the hustle and bustle in a haven that's a home away from home...
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Blue Man is a Cafe-Bar with North African flavour. You can pop in for coffee (best in town!), Amazing selection of tea, a lovely wine list or a bit of food if you're hungry. We're chilled and informal and will make you feel very welcome. In the evening we host live events, acoustic nights, dancing, DJs and parties. Pop downstairs and feel a world away from the hustle and bustle in a haven that's a home away from home...
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English first
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Often live music or djs here and great atmosphere and staff and it opens later than most bars in Brighton.

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Kettering
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Tried this out after reading good reviews and was not disappointed. Lovely ambience to the place, if you are looking for a casual dining experience, and excellent food. My husband and I had 3 tapas each to try a variety of dishes and all were gorgeous. Spent 5 days in Brighton and this was my favourite place by far.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were in Brighton only for the day and were looking for somewhere for an early dinner before getting the train home and we happened upon The Blue Man, and we're so glad we did. We chose a sharing platter with a lamb tagine, warm chicken wraps, olives, pitta and a serious of dips; which were all delicious and beautifully... More

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jwdBrighton, Owner at The Blue Man, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're so glad you found us and had a great time and we look forward to welcoming you back again. More

Leeds, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Chanced upon this place today, and it's AMAZING! Definitely a hidden gem; amazing staff, atmosphere, and food. There's also a wonderful downstairs with entertainment. Definitely a new favorite.

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jwdBrighton, Owner at The Blue Man, responded to this review

We're very happy you found us - thank you for leaving a review, it means a lot! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Lots of live stuff coming up.... have a good day! More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful location, live music, friendly staff and gorgeous food! I highly recommend this uncommon and lovely place.

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jwdBrighton, Owner at The Blue Man, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review Giuseppe! We really appreciate you taking the time to tell everyone you enjoyed yourself with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Cambridgeshire UK
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had a meal with my husband at The Blue Man this week and I can honestly say it was fabulous, probably one of the best meals I have eaten this year. We both had chicken wraps, they were very tasty and roasting hot ( one thing I can't stand is being served luke warm food!) the side salad was fresh... More

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jwdBrighton, Owner at The Blue Man, responded to this review

Thank you Madam Mozzy for your fab review - we're so glad you enjoyed yourself and hopefully see you soon! More

London
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Last year I popped in on my way to the station and the coffee was so good I dropped in on my way. The coffee is excellent and I had the tapas style merguez sausage snack that was delicious and just enough for what I wanted. The staff were as friendly, cheerful and as helpful as last year.

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Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

After a lovely day at the beach we popped into The Blue Man for a drink and a piece of cake. Wicked chocolate cake, fresh and moist, not too sweet. Friendly staff, great music. We're still sitting amongst the North African artifacts, enjoying the vibes. Definitely recommend a visit when in Brighton.

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Staff really friendly and welcoming. Beautiful atmosphere for a couple and friends. Nice culture theme where you can literally feel the North African vibes! Food is really filling and with the prices of the drinks and foods we definitely recommend this place!!!

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Welham Green
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went to visit our son who is studying in Brighton and so I had a quick search on Trip Advisor for somewhere interesting with good rating. I don't know much about African food but from the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and when we were struggling with the menu were offered friendly and helpful... More

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