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Strongroom Bar

Strongroom Bar

Bar and Pub££££
Shoreditch, London
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  • Tim W.
    "my favourite place on curtain road"(3 Tips)
    Daniel
    "Massive beer garden, and always a great vibe"(7 Tips)
    Matt B.
    "Oh, and the scotch eggs are amazing!"(3 Tips)
    Roman T.
    "Loads of room, good beer selection and not too loud!"(6 Tips)
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  • Franz V.
    Franz VitulliAugust 25, 2015
    Nice place, cosy atmosphere, friendly baristas, good coffee, great burgers, reliable wifi, excellent place where to setup your "coffice" when you need to get stuff done with your laptop. I'll be back!
  • Nastya L.
    Nastya LvovskayaFebruary 28, 2016
    Amazing place with great music and people :) Relatively cheap drinks and super spacious garden outside. One of the best places in Shoreditch for me to chill with a glass of wine 👌🏻
  • Chris H.
    Chris HainesJune 20, 2015
    A really nice bar and pub with a great outdoors area that's lovely in the summer. Plenty of seats, friendly service and nice atmosphere, this is a great pub to go to after work.
  • Shaileshwori S.
    Shaileshwori SharmaJuly 31, 2015
    Lovely atmosphere both indoors and out. Great selection of liquor and beer. Bar service can be slow but they always serve with a smile so it makes up for it. Burgers second to none.
  • Chase
    ChaseJune 15, 2016
    Fun place to sip a beer outside. Great selection of local beers on tap. Very spacious area indoors for the rainy days as well
  • Simon W.
    Simon WillisonDecember 6, 2013
    Excellent place for a casual bar lunch. I had a great Thai red duck curry, fish and chips is excellent too.
  • Jake D.
    Jake DylanOctober 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Probably my favourite bar in London. Easy, laid-back, out-door seating and great gins. Get the Pink Pepper Gin & Tonic. So good.
  • Dens
    DensJune 9, 2011
    From what I gathered, this is the unofficial "tech startup bar" of Silicon Roundabout. If you're from NYC, it's best compared to Tom & Jerry's but with an awesome / huge / beautiful outdoor garden
  • warren
    warrenFebruary 3, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Been coming here for years. Decent food, good beers, excellent beer garden. Then I got racially profiled and harassed by security...
  • Claire T.
    Claire TaylorOctober 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Quite simply the best pub, garden, everythinig in Shoreditch. I'm quite biased after having spent the best part of 3 years having work breakfasts here but I don't care. Well deserved and fab staff. Read more
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HuberAugust 20, 2015
    Great relaxed vibe and plenty of outdoor space and seating. Hidden gem
  • Jonny W.
    Jonny WrightNovember 11, 2014
    Lots of nice heated tables outside, great bar inside, what's not to like?
  • Scott G.
    Scott GDecember 21, 2014
    Good bar/pub, decent selection of drinks and quite spacious. They probably have some kind of live events, as it does have a kinda small stage.
  • Jessica
    JessicaDecember 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Spacious pub, inside and out. Awesome garden when the weathers good! Great selection on draft and bottled.
  • Peter M.
    Peter MacRobertJanuary 15, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    They often have DJs on during the week. Grab a sofa and settle in for a night of funky music and good wine.
  • Kostas M.
    Kostas MourtzoukosAugust 16, 2013
    One of the few pubs with paulaner weiss on tab. Garden is fantastic, weather permitting of course
  • Robert S.
    Robert ShawJanuary 25, 2013
    Good music downstairs last night: Pixies, Pavement, Stooges, Breeders. The wheat beer (Rothaus?) is delicious.
  • Matt
    MattMay 27, 2011
    Make sure you check out one of the last remaining Space Invaders in Shoreditch. On the left of the arch as you enter the courtyard.
  • Alex J.
    Alex JarvisSeptember 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A stronghold from the Essex high street that Curtain Road's become at the weekend. Good beers too. And good music.
  • Elena E.
    Elena E.April 17, 2015
    Hidden away off Curtain Road, this place is an old favourite. Huge garden, 2 bars, cool people.
  • Matt B.
    Matt ButtonJuly 3, 2015
    Decent selection of beer and great courtyard. Oh, and the scotch eggs are amazing!
  • David L.
    David LovettJune 26, 2015
    Awesome bar. Bit of a queue but not that busy. Nice selection of beer and open space
  • Roman T.
    Roman TomjakMarch 17, 2016
    Love this place! Loads of room, good beer selection and not too loud! 🎉
  • THE RECOMMENDER B.
    THE RECOMMENDER BLOGOctober 3, 2012
    Did you know that the very lovely record label, Bella Union, shares the same building (across the arch)?
  • John M.
    John MellorMarch 21, 2015
    Well-maintained Garlando foosball table, scenic garden, huge range of whiskeys!
  • Ross S.
    Ross SuttonMarch 5, 2014
    Great place, great staff AMAZING outside seating area! a must visit!
  • Kieron W.
    Kieron WoodhouseJune 21, 2016
    Nice place! Fairly busy on a Friday night. Has a nice, big outdoor area.
  • Swarmstrong
    SwarmstrongMarch 23, 2015
    Funky dance floor and dj, great outdoor space as well
  • The Style PA
    The Style PASeptember 16, 2016
    Nice outdoor courtyard area and bar. Toilets are a bit grim!
  • András N.
    András NémethJanuary 31, 2014
    Black Tongue double black IPA by Signature Brews is on tap, an absolute must.
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TaylorJanuary 25, 2015
    Great outdoor area - a rare find in central London
  • David S.
    David SomersOctober 7, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Email them ahead of time to book a space for a relaxed evening on the sofas.
  • Thiago M.
    Thiago MaiaDecember 20, 2015
    Great bar/club with a nice outside area and vibe in Shoreditch
  • James M.
    James McFaddenSeptember 10, 2014
    Nice place for a Pilsners after work. Comfy sofas in the back.
  • Michelle E.
    Michelle ElisioFebruary 27, 2012
    Chicken paprika burger is tasty, though avoid the coleslaw it's full of mustard and not at all nice.
  • Container C.
    Container CampSeptember 10, 2014
    Great ales on tap and a fine selection of imported beers.
  • Ben R.
    Ben RobraAugust 1, 2015
    Great on a Friday night. Good selection of bottled cider and ginger beer.
    Upvoted Apr 16
  • Ben F.
    Ben FieldsMay 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    There's a load of bicycle parking in the back of the label, just past the entrance
  • Luke T.
    Luke TulloNovember 14, 2015
    Cosy upstairs bar with great G&T selection
  • Gillespie G.
    Good beer selection. Very spacious with a chilled vibe
  • Rebecca T.
    Rebecca TurnerAugust 22, 2013
    Book a table on Friday for outside space!
  • Marek V.
    Marek VenturJune 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Have the Melted Fontina sandwich, it's really good.
  • Tash B.
    Tash BerthiaumeAugust 16, 2015
    Huge beer garden and great music. Try Big Wave. It's a Hawaiian lager and it's delicious.
  • Daniel
    DanielJuly 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Massive beer garden, and always a great vibe
  • Clay J.
    Clay JensenJune 26, 2011
    Absolutely lovely on a sunny afternoon. A genuine garden of beer Eden.
  • Francesca M.
    Francesca MusacchioAugust 23, 2014
    Lovely place with yummy burgers and fab beers
  • Lucy J.
    Lucy JordanMarch 24, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    They take time and effort to create a lovely minty pimms and lemonade in the bar. Have one in the afternoon.
  • Bryan J.
    Bryan JonesJune 2, 2016
    Pop up street food, great beers and a nice outdoor area
  • Dan R.
    Dan RNovember 10, 2015
    Lovely atmosphere & great music too.
  • Sarah W.
    Sarah WaiteAugust 21, 2013
    Awesome beer garden. Such a hidden gem.
  • Londonist
    LondonistAugust 26, 2010
    Go for the oasis of a beer garden, stay for the homemade scotch eggs.
  • Murshed B.
    Murshed BasithJune 21, 2015
    They have a free comedy night, once a month. Funny stuff :)
  • Matt C.
    Matt CarterMarch 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Only bar I know in London that has austrain beer (Stiegl) on tap.
  • Michele R.
    Michele RomasJune 7, 2013
    Outdoor beer garden + ace dance floor downstairs
  • Dan B.
    Dan BurzynskiJune 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    There's a really go selection of bottled beers to be had here!
  • Carlie S.
    Carlie SirokoMarch 25, 2016
    Big screen for games, fun atmosphere
  • Lila P.
    Lila PMay 13, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    £5 off all bottles of wine on Mondays
  • Laura
    LauraJune 1, 2013
    Avoid the bleached blonde bar tender. Missed half our order, made out it was our fault, re-did it and 1 meal was still missing. When we complained we were told not to be rude.
  • Eddie F.
    Eddie ForsonFebruary 18
    Great atmosphere, staff and alcohol served!
  • Mark T.
    Mark TuckerJuly 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Live bands on a Wednesday night, with free entry. Nice outside too.
  • Orestes A.
    Orestes AdamouAugust 20, 2014
    The house pilsner is totally worth it
  • Juraj S.
    Juraj SpisakJune 21, 2013
    Good selection of beers. Served in plastic cups, though.
  • Mark J.
    Mark JenkinsFebruary 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great drinking place just off Curtain Rd
  • Joel S.
    Joel SmithJuly 31, 2010
    Order a Hendrick's and tonic. Probably the best in Shoreditch!
  • Ekaterina W.
    Ekaterina WolfOctober 19, 2013
    Awww, the tastiest veggie lasagne ever!
  • Maurice
    MauriceNovember 5, 2013
    Just had a reg coffee that is disgraceful, tastes like beef soup from Lidl
  • Dean F.
    Dean FinchJuly 12, 2010
    Every Monday, all bottles of wine are only £12 - recommend the Ravenswood Zinfandel whilst stocks last (normally £19)
  • Lila P.
    Lila PMay 24, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Lunch menu here is great
  • Nikos M.
    Nikos MenegakisMarch 2, 2013
    Reggae,artistic and Inspector Gadget on the screen!
  • Giacomo M.
    Giacomo MasonOctober 17, 2015
    Decent beer, and not as Shoreditchy as other places nearby
  • Gemma Kirk d.
    Lovely little sun trap with lots of benches outside.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NooneMay 13, 2012
    The dirtiest toilets in London, wash you shoes!!!!
  • Clara B.
    Clara BayarriOctober 20, 2015
    Nice pub, has yeah burgers but kitchen closed at 7 :/
  • Jean-Baptiste R.
    Jean-Baptiste RouauxJanuary 2, 2015
    I had a good night there. The Jagerbombs probably helped !!
  • carolinec
    carolinecOctober 10, 2014
    Very nice spot next to Cargo
  • Karen B.
    Karen BengeMarch 20, 2011
    Love this place, very chilled but fun night out!
  • MrCP
    MrCPJuly 6, 2012
    Awesome outdoor beer garden!!
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MannJune 4, 2012
    Good music, but be warned plastic cups
  • Mary Ann
    Mary AnnJune 17, 2015
    Unfiltered pilsner from the tank!
  • Steph G.
    Steph GMarch 5, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Much copper, so stairs, wow
  • Sam H.
    Sam HutchingsDecember 13, 2014
    Great Scotch Eggs
  • Violetta K.
    Violetta KJanuary 17, 2012
    Try the hot winter cider. It's lovely!
  • Yannoush L.
    Yannoush Le ManoucheJune 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Pretty good outside and decent beer selection
  • Olivier L.
    Olivier LJune 30, 2012
    The place to be when it's sunny
  • David R.
    David RileyJuly 8, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Peroni is expensive, for a cheaper choice go for the draft pilsner.
  • Timucin C.
    Timucin CakirMay 25, 2013
    Ahahhahaaa :)
  • Mat C.
    Mat CollisAugust 20, 2016
    Food was ok, service was average but lovely little location and outside seating
  • Jose G.
    Jose GarciaJune 1, 2014
    Great outdoor place
  • Joe K.
    Joe KingMay 4, 2011
    I recommend the Scotch egg.
  • Ken V.
    Ken ValledyAugust 31, 2013
    Highly recommended....
  • Edward M.
    Edward MellettFebruary 6, 2016
    It's quite good here.
  • Tom A.
    Tom AlfieJune 16, 2010
    The mango beer is expensive, small, and weak. Sort of tasty but certainly not a recommendation
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MowbrayOctober 18, 2010
    Try the Blue Moon beer. Delish.
  • Damien C.
    Damien ClarksonAugust 24, 2010
    The veggie platter was still awesome.
  • Neil K.
    Neil KirkpatrickJune 25, 2011
    The Scottish Eggs utterly rule
  • Greig D.
    Greig DowlingFebruary 5, 2010
    Love this place, great dancing, great food
  • Kaspars U.
    Kaspars UpmanisMarch 18, 2012
    Great deal on shots!
  • Daria G.
    Daria GavilovaJuly 18, 2015
    Monkey shoulder!
  • will a.
    will ashtonApril 1, 2012
    Good music on a Sunday afternoon...
  • SEO-Doctor
    SEO-DoctorJuly 17, 2010
    Had rissoto cakes...v. tasty.
  • Martita P.
    Martita PinillaOctober 11, 2014
    Terraza escondida en in aparcamiebto. Bien ambiente
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