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The Blue Man

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8 Queens Road | BN1 3WA, Brighton BN1 3WA, England
+44 1273 726003
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little place with a good selection of whisky! Also nice for popping in for a quick cuppa tea too!

Thank Jodiecs
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lamb tagine is perfect! Delicious, and not over priced. Staff were friendly, and a good drinks menu. I'll definitely be going back when in Brighton.

Thank Resherd
Bedford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful spicy and aromatic food in relaxed atmosphere. Tagine was fantastic. very reasonable prices.

Thank janeham
Athens, Greece
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111 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Is it the smiles on the staff's face? The ease? The atmosphere? The music? The unique style? The overall statement p? This is a place you want to frequent. To be part of its story. Small and cosy. Homey and friendly. With really interesting food and a great selection of drinks. An a small stage in rhe basement. Like a... More 

Thank Little_Summers
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Blue man is a great place for a chilled early evening drink/coffee and a bite. Nice vibe, interesting people and good value for money. Highly recommend the spicy wedges with harissa and the bread and dips. Friendly and helpful staff. They also do student discounts.

Thank Anna S
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Havent been here in 3 years so i thought id pop in for lunch and Im so glad I did. I opeted for the Merguez A Dar, which is a homemade recepie. Defo try this if you like spicey meats. Staff were great as was the atmosphere :)

Thank Carls W
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

compact (Small) but with a choice of Real Ales and very friendly staff selection of board games to entertain thankfully no fruit machines

Thank David M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Only minutes from the main station on the way towards the beach, the Blue Man really caught our eye. The food was very good and a lot of different drinks to offer. Highly recommend dumplings and lamb tagine.

Thank BeckieHall
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This tiny little bar way would have you believe it's a tiny, quiet bar. However the stunning decode and spiral stair case leading to an intimate downstairs was a surprise. This place has so much character and is the perfect atmosphere for a few drinks wth friends. Even on Friday and Saturday nights in Brighton this place manages to keep... More 

Thank Kate S
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We sat on the two stools by the open window and watched the world go by while eating the most delicious food. Lovely staff and good wine. You can't book but it's always worth wandering past on the off chance of an empty table

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Vegetarian, African, Bar, Mediterranean, Gluten Free
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Queens Road | BN1 3WA, Brighton BN1 3WA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 726003
The Blue Man is a relaxed and informal Cafe-Bar with Brighton Soul and 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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