Idle Hands

Opening Times
Sunday - Thursday1200 to 2300
Friday & Saturday1200 to 0100
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01273 770760
59 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XD
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Why we love it

Located in an old Victorian period building, Idle Hands is a quirky craft pub for people of all walks of life. Reminiscent of the days when bars were purveyors of artisan spirits and wines, it has a strong ethos of handpicking the best of these, with an ever-changing array of fine wines and spirits from around the globe.

With 10 taps dedicated to craft beer that rotate regularly, Idle Hands showcases some of the best of British brewing.

Decorated in keeping with the Victorian building it lives in, Idle Hands is a bar that feels like it’s been there for decades. With regular live jazz and swing and a red piano welcome for all to use, come down for craft beer, amazing spirits and a tinkle on the piano under the watchful eyes of our resident ram’s head.


Wolfsmouth food
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Cool bar, very good craft beer selection. Excellent band playing.


Good beers, good band


Bit cold with the door open but lovely beers and friendly and helpful staff.


Great selection of craft beers on tap!


Unique small pub with very good selection of beers


Cool friendly eclectic local bar