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Single room city pub on a busy road

This is very much a drinkers pub, designed to hold as many standing people as possible with minimal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
very loud

we had to stand outside to be able to talk. probably more apt for younger people. price for pint of... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Mizzi B
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3 days ago
“Single room city pub on a busy road”
5 Jun 2018
“very loud”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is very much a drinkers pub, designed to hold as many standing people as possible with minimal seating round the edge of the one room. It's located on one of the City's busiest road, Great Eastern Street. Plenty of choice for beers, lagers and...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The bouncers were unnecessarily aggressive, the bar staff were rude and blunt and half of us got served in plastic cups while the others got proper pint glasses

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

we had to stand outside to be able to talk. probably more apt for younger people. price for pint of hell's lager was 5,80

Thank Mizzi B
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This bar captures history - you can almost hear the ghost of Shakespeare in the distant echos of the punk music upstairs. Good beer, friendly people, nice vibes.

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Love the great green mirror behind the counter. Nice space, friendly staff, but with the inevitable relentless traffic outside.

Thank moviepostersmovieink
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is a trendy, old-fashioned pub on the corner with lovely rounded frontage around Great Eastern St and Curtain Road. We liked the decor and seeing the young hipsters frequenting it.

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great for free gigs. The upstairs room they have for gigs is small and fills up quickly but the sound is decent (for a small venue). It gets pretty warm and there isn’t a cloakroom but for free you can’t complain. Even if you have...More

1  Thank Travelling_foodie198
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Came here on the hunt for some live music and had a great time. The bar downstairs was a bit rammed, but the upstairs bar was fine. And meant I didn't have to keep leaving the venue room to grab a drink - Always a...More

Thank magdamoll1972
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I'm not a regular. This was my first visit. The pub is pretty dark and often hosts live music, the lights didn't come on until it was almost dark. A bottle of goose IPA will set you back a whopping £5. There is a huge...More

Thank Charles N
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Came to Shoreditch for a birthday celebration with the girls ..we were only really popping in for 1 but ended up staying all night !Great music and atmosphere and staff were amazing ..such a friendly happy vibe about the place

Thank Sarah P
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Shoreditch
The western front of the edgy East End, Shoreditch is
a perennially trendy haven for anything “street” – be
it art, food, or fashion. With its handful of well
connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
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