Food & Drink


Our award-winning cocktail bar

Inspired by resident DJ Nick Titchener’s incredible collection of Latin music, Merkaba offer a relaxing atmosphere with a personal approach to service, on top of inventive and original cocktails that showcase the finest local ingredients. Nestled away in Brighton’s buzzing shopping district in the North Laine, Merkaba is the ideal spot for a memorable evening out.

View our menus here:
Merkaba Menu

You can book a table here.

Celebrate this December with our winter tasting menu. Get together and try a selection of our favourite, fresh cocktail ingredients, paired with some of the finest local spirits, wines and amazing festive treats from the Meanwhile kitchen.

Available Wednesday-Saturday from 6pm all through December. Email to book.

This New Year’s Eve, we’re having a Latin disco party! Find out more.

Opening hours:

Wednesday 6pm-12am
Thursday – 5pm-12am
Friday – 4pm-1am
Saturday – 4pm-1am


  • Pre-booking is highly recommended
  • Subject to change depending on government guidelines
  • We will release booked tables after 15 minutes
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Brunch, coffee and wine.

Meanwhile is now open on Jubilee Street with a brunch menu featuring incredible freshly prepared dishes – From avocado on toast, to smoked salmon and scrambled eggs to light and fluffy American pancakes – there is something for everyone. The  ingredients are sourced locally where possible, with the fruit and veg coming from local farms. Each dish is carefully thought out, with a new flavour discovered in each bite.

Coffee is freshly roasted and ethically sourced by White Cloud Coffee Co. – a sustainable Brighton-based brand, and alongside this, we have tea blended by the mixologists at Bird & Blend Tea Co. who have a shop just around the corner.

Whether you’re passing through the city or looking for a place to catch up with an old friend, take a seat where you’re surrounded by beautiful plants and intriguing art.

From the end of November, stop by for honest food & great wine as Meanwhile will be open into the evening.

Opening times
Monday-Friday – 7am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday – 8am-5pm

Click here to view the brunch menu!

You can find out more about Meanwhile here.

Breakfast for hotel guests is available until 2pm Mon-Fri and 3pm at the weekend.

The Chilli Pickle

Brighton’s favourite Indian restaurant

An award-winning menu gives you the authentic taste of India’s many regions and cuisines, with an even more delicious modern twist. The Chilli Pickle is a celebrated part of Brighton’s culinary scene.

Winner of The Best British Takeaway 2014, featured in the Independent’s 50 Best UK Curry Houses and awarded a Michelin BiB Gourmand and 2 AA rosettes by the revered restaurant guides from 2011 to 2015.

For the menu, please click here
For bookings and enquiries please call 01273 900 383 or email

NYE – Latin Disco Party

NYE Latin Disco Party

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Merkaba with a range of Latin music from our resident DJ Nick Titchener, playing everything from Salsa, Columbian disco and tropical house.

Your ticket will include two glasses of Fitz sparkling wine, one on arrival and one at midnight, plus a special £7 menu featuring amazing South American inspired cocktails.

You can buy your ticket here!