The Owner of trendy cocktail bar Koba has reported a bumper Christmas with record takings and the most functions since the venue opened five years ago.

Jake Kempston said more than 500 bottles of Champagne were sold over the festive season at the bar.

The Independent newspaper recently named Koba, in Western Road, Brighton, as one of the UK's top 50 party venues.

Friday, February 3, 2006