What could be more of a giggle than the great British pub quiz? 

Gather together a crack squad of high-brow chums, coin a witty nickname, and vanquish your intellectual rivals over a few jars of foamy ale. 

Our lovely hippy city by the seaside is blessed with loads of pub quizzes. So Wriggle have winkled out the best and brightest, so you lot can save your thinking caps for that all-important answer sheet… 


Teams of up to six contestants compete for glory every Monday at this boozy London Road spot. Cash prizes, 2 for 1 sliders and inapropriate fun with MC Cashback. The fun times start at 8 so don't be late.

60-61 London Rd, BN1 4JE

Disclaimer, this one's for the students. Mince on over to Brighton's largest pub on Monday nights at 8.30 to pit your wits against dum dum durum .. the Smartphone quiz. Several rounds are fastest-finger-first, and they always finish on a cute, fun mini-game. Get in early doors as it fills up fast. 

13-17 Marlborough Pl, BN1 1UB

Fancy winning £150 on a wet and gloomy Monday? The Revelator got you covered! Pay your £1 entry and take a pew for the weekly line up of Dark Side of The Quiz. 8pm kick off, drinks and eats all night. Be there or be square. 

113-114 Western Rd, BN1 2AB


True to their generous-sounding name, folks at this big-hearted Seven Dials pub have made a Tuesday night quiz for ‘people, not wannabe Einsteins’. So if you’ve ever felt inadequate watching University Challenge (yup) this one’s for you…

132 Dyke Rd, BN1 3TE

Your presence is requested by Admiral Lord Nelson on Tuesday nights at 8pm sharp. Grab your wittiest pals and head over to Trafalgar Street for Quiz night with Mitch and Paul. £2 entry and max teams of six. Cash jackpot, consolation prizes and quick fire prizes to be won on specialist rounds. Eyes on the prize people, eyes.on.the.prize!  

36 Trafalgar Street, BN1 4ED

Kemptown's finest have built itself a darn good reputation with their weekly Tuesday night quiz. These are the skills you'll need to be swatting up on; Current Affairs, Film and Music but watch out for the pesky pot luck and random rounds. FYI, the music round is all played live on a Ukelele! Maximum of 6 team players, 3 prizes, £2 per person and food and bevvie discounts for all players. And the weiner is...

8 St George's Rd, BN2 1EB


This giant, friendly boozer right opposite Hove station is always ram-packed on Wednesday quiz nights, and is all the more welcoming (and aromatic) thanks to its open pizza oven and thoughtfully-selected local ales. 

100 Goldstone Villas, Hove BN3 3RU

A quid entry for a potential £40 top prize is up for grabs every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at this cozy hostelry up near Seven Dials. Don’t be surprised if there’s a couple of Shakespeare-themed questions thrown into the mix – just whatever you do, don’t try and cheat by googling (or you might end up Bard). 

1 Chatham Pl, BN1 3TP

First Wednesday of every month this quirky tucked-away joint just behind The Level runs a music-themed quiz night with obscure artist trivia, lyric challenges and a host of imaginative booby prizes for any hapless punters who don't know their Ars Nova from their Elbow. 

39 Park Crescent Terrace, BN2 3HE

Clean out ya ears and get ready for Quiz Night at the BBD. This quirky chap featured above, aka Deen, hosts the weekly quiz on Wednesday nights. You can expect an excellent selection of music played throughout, and there's even a plasticine sculpture round! Wahey! Winners brace yourselves, a pineapple with a firework jammed in shall be bestowed unto you. K.O @ 8pm, cash prizes to be won. 

38 Dean St, BN1 3EG

Izzy gets Quizzy every Wednesday night at The North Laine Brewhouse with four rounds of bonkers categories. Expect beer sampling and dressing up as standard. Prizes include food, a brewery tour and a £50 bar tab. Bring your friends and put your knowledge to the test. 

27 Gloucester Place, BN1 4AA

On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month join The Westie for their Right Proper Pub Quiz. 8pm start, £1 per entry per person, teams up to 6 people. Who’s the current Deputy PM? What does Mark Wahlberg do when he wakes up? Name the highest selling movie soundtracks of all time? Win cash prizes, booby prizes, boozey prizes & pizza served until 9pm.

67 Buckingham Pl, BN1 3PQ


Cheerful neighbourhood boozer with nautical knick-knacks everywhere and a great line in smoking-hot pies. Don’t expect an easy ride though; the questions here are especially fiendish, making it all the more satisfying when you get the better of the smirking locals who line up to do battle each Thursday.

92 St George's Rd, BN2 1EE

Come and put your music knowledge to the test with the rapping chef that is, MC Cashback! £1 entry per person - maximum team size 6. Cash prizes to be won!

65 Upper St James's St, BN2 1PJ

Pen and paper is so last century. That’s why, every Thursday, teams of up to eight brainiac buddies can gather round this sporty, foodie Preston Park hostelry for a burger, a craft beer and some swift smartphone-centric trivia-solving action. 

71 Preston Drove, BN1 6LD

Get your general knowledge juices flowing with Joe Ashdown's weekly instalment of Pub Trivia goodness at the top of Elm Grove. £1 entry, cash and boozy prizes to be won, 8-10pm every Thursday. Loser gets the beers in (just joking, or are we?). 

291 Elm Grove, BN2 3EA


Make your Sunday night an altogether more tolerable affair with a ginormous roast dinner, followed by the hilarious Julie Jepson’s beloved ‘Whose Quiz Is It Anyway?’ at this cozy bolthole tucked away in the backstreets just above Western Road.  

69 Upper N St, BN1 3FL

On the last Sunday of every month, resident quiz master Joe holds a good old fashioned general knowledge, no powerpoints or new fangled gadgets in sight kinda quiz. With music rounds and a rollover Snowball fund you'll be chomping at the bit to get your mitts on the top prize. £1 entry and a 7.45pm start. If you lose, don't go getting all Agatha Quiztie.

70 Upper Gloucester Rd, BN1 3LQ

Get yourself and the gang down to The Ol' Prince George on Sunday nights for a quizztacular time. Cash jackpot rollovers, veggie street food, student drinks deals and other mysterious prizes to be won. Finish your weekend on a high and put your noggin to the test in this high brow pub quiz. Starts @ 8.30pm, the ultimate Sunday vibes. 

5 Trafalgar St, BN1 4EQ

Published -23rd September 2019