Maggie Mae’s
Maggie Mae’s
4.5
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
About
Maggie Mae’s opened its doors in December 2014 and has gone from strength to strength in Brighton. Priding ourselves on fabulous entertainment, super friendly atmosphere and fantastic drinks we are one of Brighton’s busiest and most loved venues and our reviews are a testament to that. We have Live acts and events every Friday and some Saturday and Sunday afternoons, From Elvis to Dolly Parton and Motown to Disco, there is a huge variety of music and entertainment to suit everyone. We are constantly putting on new and exciting events as well as our regular favourites throughout the year and we can’t wait to see you all at Maggie Mae’s, Brighton very soon!
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  • Caroline m
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The BEST bar crawl ever
    this was our 2nd time doing the silent disco bar crawl, and we will be doing another, the dj/host was amazing and played music for everyone, he had us laughing and dancing so much! it was very good value for money the crawl was about 4 hours and we had perfect weather!! the staff get involved and are brilliant, friendly and look after everyone
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 25, 2023
  • Terrianne G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    its Britney bit**
    we came for Britney on a friday!!! the show was incredible, really reasonable ticket price, the gin selection was fab lots of variety. really friendly staff, who took care of us all night (and danced) we will be returning
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 26, 2023
  • emmajane
    18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We loved Maggie Maes!
    Maggie Maes was absolutely brilliant! The One Direction theme night was a huge success from start to finish, The staff were very friendly and seemed to really enjoy our group and what we were doing! I would definitely go back next time we are in Brighton! Best night out I’ve had in a long time! Highly recommended ♥️
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written November 15, 2023
  • MarkJA59
    Arundel, United Kingdom159 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Abba fun
    Our first time to venue and have to say time it didn’t fail to impress. We had a warm welcome from the front desk and the atmosphere and ambience was friendly and fun. Bar staff friendly and there was plenty of seating to use. The people who attended were also very friendly and made the evening more enjoyable. Abba were great !
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written November 23, 2023
  • Luke C
    Worthing, United Kingdom9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exciting, fun and a wicked night
    So I've been here a few times now and I absolutely love the place. The staff are so friendly, it's more like a family vibe. The bouncers are great also as they're always there at the drop of a hat. If you're after a good night out in February you definitely should head to Maggie mayes. You can have a choice on seeing live music or a live DJ. Every weekend is always a different theme. Lots of seating and drinks are reasonable, you can also even book a table in advanced of your visit. Overall I would recommend going here, as you're guaranteed a great night and to meet some like minded people that just want to have a god dance and enjoy everyone's company.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled solo
    Written March 24, 2024
  • jhkkjhkhkjhkj
    37 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun place
    Small fun venue. Had a good time and a good dance! Singer and DJ both performed well. Pre booked and the place was full. Lots of people turned away as venue was at capacity. Only negative were the loos. These could do with an update or for staff to regularly check their condition. Would return.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with friends
    Written April 1, 2024
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AmyStudley13
Yeovil, UK31 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Friends
Visited with some friends for my birthday. I reserved our table almost a month in advance. When we arrived (exactly on time) the man greeting customers was very rude and accused of being an hour late. I assured him we weren’t and he was rude and unwelcoming. I showed him my confirmation of time and reservation and he managed to find us a seat, but he was clearly disgruntled.
We asked for a drinks menu, but they don’t provide one. So we had no idea what we were paying for drinks.
There was live music which created a great atmosphere, shame the man couldn’t sing very well. Great on guitar though!
Only ONE member of staff was wearing a mask. The rest had them around their chin, and one girl took our order without wearing one at all. As an establishment they should be leading by example, but clearly they don’t care. I was advised to go to trading standards but thought I would report my feedback to the venue itself. There was no consideration or apology, just ‘thanks for the feedback’. Terrible attitude and we won’t be recommending it in the future.
Also, said rude member of staff was walking around drinking at tables with customers. People doing Eric’s on the toilets.
Written June 3, 2021
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Kerry M
Lutterworth, UK80 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Friends
I messaged the bar with some feedback on their quiz but didn't get a response. £2 per person to enter won by a group of young girls who were using their phones throughout. If it's just for fun don't charge for the quiz. The walked off with a pot of over £60.
Written September 14, 2020
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TinaSparkle
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
I went to this event with family for my Mums birthday it was the first time she had been out. Maggie Maes were so welcoming and friendly from the minute we arrived. The atmosphere and vibe was 100 per cent what we all needed. The Bar staff were on point making sure there was a constant flow of drinks and were very chatty, they went out of their way to ensure my Mum had a fab time , even giving her a heart balloon. We all had an amazing time and since then have booked other events here and can't wait to go back for more fun!
Written June 30, 2021
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Darren A
6 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
They charged us 13 pounds to get in to listen to a playlist. And we were informed that we should have reserved a table (even though no mention of this when booking). We also noticed that they were letting people in free of charge ( I guess that they were their mates). The atmosphere was good but it should have been free of charge.
Written December 17, 2023
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Hey Darren, Thank you so much for the review, we really appreciate you giving the time for feedback on your recent trip to Maggie Mae’s, Brighton. We would like to respond to all the points and concerns you raised. Firstly we do not charge £13 entry or for any advance tickets, we never have. If the £13 was for both of you (£6.50 each), it still isn’t an amount we charge for entry or tickets booked in advance ever. We are not sure what date you visited as you didn’t mention it, so it’s hard for us to work out what the door price was on the night or day you were there. Door prices massively depend on if we have a dj night, a live act, or a tribute and of course the time of year. Doors open at 7pm for the evening event and the DJ starts at 9pm till 1/2am. There very well may have been a playlist on before 9pm as the dj doesn’t start till then. This is clearly explained when you book in the ‘event details’ as is the information on how to book a table. (You actually have to scroll past all these details to where you book tickets) Also if you say ‘when booking’ there no mention of this, this surely means you had tickets already? If you did, how were you charged for entry? And if you didn’t book tickets and paid on the door, what exactly did you ‘book’? Please let us know as we wouldn’t want any confusion. You probably noticed that all the tables were fully booked, so we feel people were made aware of how easy it is to book tables for an event otherwise all the tables would have been available on the night. We are delighted you still found the atmosphere good, that’s great to hear. There are people who have free entry on the nights we run, friends of the owner, relations of the staff etc. this is fairly common in most venues everywhere. We will continue to charge entry and for tickets as we feel what we offer is worth it. But totally understand that some people feel different about that and there is of course 1000s of pubs and venues that are free entry for you to enjoy. Once again thanks for the feedback, it’s always great to info on what we can do better. Maggie Maes
Written December 18, 2023
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Caroline m
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
this was our 2nd time doing the silent disco bar crawl, and we will be doing another, the dj/host was amazing and played music for everyone, he had us laughing and dancing so much! it was very good value for money the crawl was about 4 hours and we had perfect weather!!

the staff get involved and are brilliant, friendly and look after everyone
Written August 25, 2023
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Luke C
Worthing, UK9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
So I've been here a few times now and I absolutely love the place.
The staff are so friendly, it's more like a family vibe. The bouncers are great also as they're always there at the drop of a hat.
If you're after a good night out in February you definitely should head to Maggie mayes.
You can have a choice on seeing live music or a live DJ. Every weekend is always a different theme.
Lots of seating and drinks are reasonable, you can also even book a table in advanced of your visit.
Overall I would recommend going here, as you're guaranteed a great night and to meet some like minded people that just want to have a god dance and enjoy everyone's company.
Written March 24, 2024
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SimonLikesTravel
Soufriere, St. Lucia172 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
how this place gets good reviews its puzzling....must be the type of crowd.
Rude staff, amateur 'cocktail's and no atmosphere.
We visited in the early evening and were so happy we moved away to the much nicer venues by the sea front.
Written August 13, 2020
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Will M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Amazing people, delicious drinks and the atmosphere is top tier. I cannot express how great the staff are from the bouncers on the door to the lads and ladesses behind the bar. If you are in Brighton and would like to listen to both throwback and new tunes, I would highly recommend going there. Love them all ❤️
Written June 2, 2023
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Evie
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
Went to Maggie's spontaneously on Friday. The atmosphere at Maggie's was great and so was service. We sat outside whilst there was a Bingo night and there was such a great vibe with everyone singing. Shauny who works there, was a star! So easy to get along with and had great banter with everyone. Deffo recommend!
Written August 3, 2020
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Martin W
Peasmarsh, UK12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
There’s nights out, and then there’s NIGHTS OUT!!

We went to Maggie Maes for my stag night, visiting on Club Tropicana night.

First impressions - quite a small venue, maybe we’d over-estimated the potential.

We couldn’t have been more wrong…

The atmosphere was electric, the staff were amazing, the DJ engaged with the crowd through the evening.

Would I go again? Absolutely!
Written February 17, 2023
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