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Falmer Bar

Falmer Bar is a lively Students’ Union venue located in Falmer House at the bottom of the University of Sussex campus, popular with students , staff and seagulls alike.

The bar overlooks a large patio garden perfect for sunny days, people-watching and enjoying one of the best sunsets in Brighton. Falmer Bar offers freshly cooked breakfasts first thing in the morning, and a wide range of hot dishes throughout the day. Newly renovated, and offering a wide range of draught beers, local ales and specialty spirits, it is the famous host of key Student events throughout the year - and an irresistible Happy Hour(s) between 5-8pm Monday-Friday!

Events & Discounts

Happy Hour(s)

Monday - Friday 5pm - 8pm

  • Pint of Fosters: £2.75
  • Pint of Somersby Cider: £2.75
  • Single House Spirit + mixer: £2.80
  • Double House Spirit + mixer: £3.80
  • 250ml House Wine: £3.80


All day, 2 bottles for £5 (Budweiser, Budvar, Hooch, Peroni, Sol, Tiger)

PGI Fridays

Postgrads get 50p off every pint, all day!


Breakfast Menu 9am - 11.30am

Read our breakfast menu

Main Menu 12pm - 9pm

Read our main menu

Catering Menus

Cold Buffet Menu

Hot Buffet Menu

Canape Menu

Pizza Menu

Packed Lunch Menu

Catering and Room Bookings

To book a room please get in touch with us using the details on the right. Room bookings are free to all students.

For all catering bookings please download and fill in our Catering Request Form.

Please send all completed forms to catering@sussexstudent.com.

For a full list of our services, including temporary bars around campus and room hire charges, please see our Bars Room and Equipment Tariff.


Normal Opening Hours

Monday: 09.00 - 01.00

Tuesday: 09.00 - 02.00

Wednesday: 09.00 - 01.00

Thursday: 09.00 - 01.00

Friday: 09.00 - 02.00

Saturday: 11.00 - 02.00

Sunday: 11.00 - 20.00

Please be aware that the bar may close earlier on quiet days.

Contact Details


Falmer Bar, Falmer House, University of Sussex, BN1 9QF

Contact Number:

01273 678148

For events, booking information and general enquiries please contact: jordan.t@sussexstudent.com