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The Book Club

The Book Club

Bar, Café, and Nightclub££££
Hackney, London
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  • Dan D.
    "The wifi key is: thebookclub and server is the website"(5 Tips)
    Iggy H.
    "Try the Shoreditch Twat cocktail if its your first time!"(3 Tips)
    Gavin D.
    "Try the Vegetarian Breakfast - Best veggie breakfast in London"(3 Tips)
    "amazing hipster coffee shop in london"(6 Tips)
219 Tips and reviews
  • trendy
  • casual
  • lively
  • breakfast food
  • cocktails
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  • Chase
    ChaseJune 6, 2016
    Delicious cocktails and a great environment to have a good time with friends or do computer work alone. A very large, open space with lots of seating and great ambiance. Excellent stout beer on tap
  • Nuné M.
    Nuné MolinaMarch 9, 2015
    Went to an event called Bar shorts, it's on the basement floor. It was a free event and enjoyed it so much! You could order food as well and drinks. Defo check if there are any events going on! :)
  • Sophie R.
    Sophie R.June 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing place both to party & see great bands at night, but also for a chilled brunch at weekend or an antisocial moment thanks to free wifi. Like the idea of the "make your own" hangover Bloody Mary!
  • Nancy R.
    Nancy Rodrigues da CostaOctober 12, 2015
    This is my favourite place in London! It's a cafe, a bar a restaurant and a club all at once! When you go for breakfast please have the pancakes! You won't regret it!
  • Lisa S.
    Lisa SMarch 15, 2015
    Came here on a sat night and the music was so fun! Great vibe, but the bar situation is annoying. There's one in each floor and a huge line to get to a bartender. Other than that, I loved it.
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DayMarch 22, 2015
    The pancakes and the coffee are good. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere all wrapped in a cool interior. Definitely will be back.
  • The Cultural Exposé
    This is the King of East-end cool spots for hanging out or enjoying alot of fun stuff going on - like the ping-pong upstairs or their left-field events and exhibitions downstairs. Good eats too.
  • Lindsay D.
    Lindsay D'AndreaSeptember 8, 2014
    Love it here. Great space, perfect atmosphere..lots of outlets and free wifi. My drink with tequila and tobacco was the best cocktail I've had in London. get here.
  • Sophie B.
    Sophie BakalarNovember 30, 2014
    Quintessential hipster coffee shop in Shoreditch. Free wifi, lots of space, big windows, and great food/coffee. Not a ton of outlets; busy but not hard to get a table.
  • Eva S.
    Eva SchnarrenbergerJuly 27, 2015
    Poached eggs on avocado toast is definitely worth a try ! Could have been a bit more runny but it was still delicious !!!
  • Iggy H.
    Iggy HammickMay 3, 2013
    Great for working during the day. Great for partying into the night. This place has it all! Try the Shoreditch Twat cocktail if its your first time!
  • Time Out London
    Time Out LondonMay 2, 2012
    This commendable bar-club comprises one expansive room - divided by a wall with an oval hole in the middle, giving the illusion that half of Hoxton is here - and a small pool room downstairs. Read more
  • Sex Drugs and Bacon Rolls F.
    "The Book Club has a typical ‘East London feel’ to it. We were struck by the quirky bareness of the place. It had furniture that were all odd and are a mixture of long wooden tables, desks and sofas." Read more
  • Di K.
    Di KadyrovaAugust 28, 2016
    Delicious cocktails (they have a nice raspberry Bellini for those who wants a light one); you can also play ping pong or piano
  • Shaun W.
    Shaun WestonAugust 22, 2016
    Cool pancake digs for young ping pong players and hip, dressie-up types with swords and anime shoes.
  • Margherita B.
    Margherita B.September 13, 2015
    I love this place! I only wished I lived in London to come here more often. It also has a ping pong room for some chilled out plays
  • Alex T.
    Alex TomlinsonSeptember 26, 2014
    Reasonable (for london) prices for cocktails. Doesn't have an amazing selection of beers but has plenty of space and quirk for a good night out.
  • Nathan W.
    Nathan WSeptember 5, 2015
    For the uninitiated American waiting in vain for a waiter to come by, order and pay at the bar. Yes it's written on the menu, but really, who reads instructions?
  • Hanne S.
    Hanne S.February 11, 2015
    Breakfast was nice and not expensive at all. You have to order at the bar and pay immediately, which I didn't mind.
  • BarChick
    BarChickMay 17, 2012
    Welcome to the house of fun! Well almost, think old Victorian school house turned noughties fun time hangout that’s got everything from great cocktails to ping pong. Read more
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthJune 22, 2012
    Avoid looking like a deer in the headlights when you walk into the bathroom – be aware that the loos are unisex, so you’ll find boys and girls checking out themselves and each other in the mirror. Read more
  • Mara M.
    Mara MJanuary 6
    LOOOOVED IT. Staff was attentive. Nice looking people on bar area. Underground dance scene in the basement. I really loved it!
  • Louize N.
    Louize NaylorSeptember 18
    I'm no nacho expert but the nachos here are the best I've ever had. Large open space with a relaxed atmosphere.
    Upvoted Oct 6
  • BarChick
    BarChickAugust 27, 2013
    Head upstairs for ping pong and food, although with friends and cocktails you’ve got everything you need downstairs
  • Dimitri A.
    Dimitri AntonissenOctober 29, 2013
    They serve really good breakfast too. Try the buttermilk pancakes with fruit. Or the vegetarian full english breakfast
  • Inês L.
    Inês LeiteApril 13, 2014
    If you like video, animation and motion don't miss the Screen Social once a month!! Really good selection!
  • Joëlle M.
    Joëlle M.March 7, 2014
    Wifi password is thebookclub, all lowercase. Try the tagini and pinot group rosé for a yummy vegetarian lunch!
  • Hanna
    HannaOctober 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is always great. Autumn menu includes pork chop with mustard mash and braised Savoy cabbage. Yum.
  • flupme
    flupmeMay 5, 2011
    THE cool place to have a follow-up in London. Eclectic jukebox, big food, ping-pong, knitting, free-wifi. Quintessentially Shoreditch. We love it! Read more
  • Najube
    NajubeApril 7, 2011
    The Pear Crumble (cocktail) is delicious! There's a table tennis table on the ground floor and a (small) pool table in the basement. Nice :)
  • Aggelos T.
    Aggelos TaplatzidisFebruary 7, 2014
    The sea bream is overall great, smoked trout nice but quite small. Roast ham and burger are the winners!
  • Pierre-Ange O.
    Pierre-Ange OlivaFebruary 8, 2015
    Fun fact: they have a real time Facebook fan counter! Don't believe me? Like their Facebook page and look up the wall on the left-hand side of the bar. Read more
  • Maarten d.
    Maarten den BraberApril 14, 2013
    Good place for drinks and music. Not much on the menu goodwise (just snacks and a burger). But theyhabe wifi, space and good tables.
  • Dimitris B.
    Dimitris BallasNovember 13, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Best soups in Shoreditch (except for the beetroot one) at £4.95. Ask for extra toast and you might not be charged.
  • Akua O.
    Akua Obeng-FrimpongJuly 21, 2012
    Fantastic breakfast menu - sort yourself out the morning after with a plate of american style pancakes with bacon.
  • Aiko T.
    Aiko TeraoMarch 11, 2014
    Very nice place to eat something, have a beer, play pool or ping pong. Nice music and relaxed armosphere.
  • Louise M.
    Louise Mc FOctober 6, 2013
    Sweet spot, excellent RnB DJ. Bar is small for service & packed. Prepare to Q. Funky friendly spot.
  • Ро дри го Р.
    Interesting bar and restaurant. Comfortable chairs to spend hours reading or working. Very limited selection of nonalcoholic beverages.
  • Giulio L.
    Giulio LesoOctober 23, 2013
    Really cool club, delicious food and great drinks! Also you can play table tennis guys
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FoleySeptember 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Cafe by day, hipstery dance venue by night. Nice lunch options and free wifi for daytime lounging.
  • Nora J.
    Nora JonssonSeptember 1, 2015
    this place is wicked! great drinks as well as the nicest brekkie. had the best of times here.
  • Polly W.
    Polly WainesAugust 14, 2014
    A good option for a faff free weekend brunch. No queuing and some good things on the menu.
  • Petter P.
    Petter PalanderJune 14, 2012
    Such a great place. Relaxed atmosphere, awesome food & interior. If in London go here.
  • Shreejan P.
    Shreejan PradhanApril 19, 2013
    If you ever look up "Where are the hipsters?", perhaps the first result would be book club! Relaxing atmosphere in the afternoons, party freak in the night. Ping Pong is a great +
  • James W.
    James WestonJuly 29, 2012
    The burger from street kitchen in the basecamp. Worth a do.
  • Olivia
    OliviaFebruary 21, 2010
    Great bar to hang out in, take your Macbook during your day and your mates at night. Talks to stimulate the brain cells and spring garden cocktails for the taste buds. Read more
  • Emelia S.
    Emelia SmithDecember 3, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Excellent hang out place in london, and the ping pong table ignites some very interesting challenges.
  • Aidan H.
    Aidan HornsbyAugust 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice vibe at night or good for brunch. Order 'The Shoreditch Twat' for a friend you don't like.
  • EmeraldStreet
    EmeraldStreetJuly 11, 2011
    It morphs from freelancer-attracting daytime space to a late-night venue with a range of talks, club nights and workshops. Read more
  • Pik
    PikSeptember 5, 2011
    I love this place! The music is always great. Try the Don't Go to Dalston if you like gin.
  • AnyTrip
    AnyTripMay 13, 2011
    The lighbulb ceiling downstairs IS excellent - but don't forget the paisly curtains on the ground floor. We want them.
  • Adam C.
    Adam ComcafeOctober 12, 2012
    Lovely place, always a great atmosphere and have quirky live events. Recommended.
  • Oliver W.
    Oliver WatersAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good place for meetings. Good selection of drinks and food for a light bite.
  • Arnau B.
    Arnau BronsomsDecember 7, 2015
    Great open space and atmosphere! Eat something, drink whatever you want, play ping-pong...
  • Rylan H.
    Rylan HoleyJune 22, 2013
    The Full English is OK. Nice Bloody Mary though as well as a comprehensive selection of beards.
  • Rhea O.
    Rhea O'ConnorMarch 14, 2010
    I would suggest the smoked salmon and eggs if you want a lite bite. It didn't disappoint. Great place to sit and work. They've got good tunes to keep you motivated.
  • Fabio D.
    Fabio De BernardiFebruary 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If the soup of the day is celery and fennel go for it! Absolutely delicious, with a hint of spicy.
  • karen p.
    karen patelJune 11, 2013
    The pancakes are awesome, and at weekends they are served until 5pm
  • Antonio E.
    Antonio E.February 19, 2015
    Nice place with some exhibitions. Just too bad that the WIFI's connection is so bad you can't use it!
  • Dom C.
    Dom CollettAugust 21, 2010
    The book club gets very busy on Sat nights. After 9 you have to pay £5 entry. Plus you can't reserve tables for parties. Get there early.
  • Merve Z.
    Merve ZorluNovember 21, 2012
    You need to try the passion quila! Absolutely amazing!
  • Kate T.
    Kate TurgooseJune 20, 2011
    Very hipster-y but lovely and filling food for not too bad cost wise. Worth checking out if you're in the area. Read more
  • Jonas W.
    Jonas WendlerMarch 30, 2014
    Went there because of all the recommendations, but was slightly disappointed. The music was decent, but it takes ages to get a drink or use the restrooms. The hipster vibe simply attracts, I suppose.
  • Richard H.
    Richard HallFebruary 12, 2014
    Great for a light lunch during the day, humming bar at night
  • Florent J.
    Florent JolyNovember 2, 2014
    Amazing music and laid back atmosphere. With enough space to dance away!
  • Londonist
    LondonistJune 20, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    No surprise this place has so many check-ins. It's the very heart of Shoreditch right now. Our tip is to check out the ceiling in the basement bar - made of light bulbs!
  • Webing | The Social Marketing Hub
    One of the coolest *social* spots in East London. Wi-fi works great, ask staff for password. Read more
  • Steffi C.
    Steffi CNovember 8, 2015
    Brunch and great atmosphere 👌🏻👌🏻Super cool spot!
  • Stuart C.
    Stuart CruickshankFebruary 18, 2013
    It continually astounds me how long it takes to get to the bar in this place. On Fri/Sat night the bar upstairs is always 5 people deep. Doesn't The Book Club want to take my money?
  • Gavin D.
    Gavin DuffJanuary 26, 2013
    Try the Vegetarian Breakfast - Best veggie breakfast in London
  • Anil D.
    Anil DoganMarch 13, 2015
    everybody likes the book club if you live or have lived in london, it is a must
  • Caroline W.
    Caroline WardJanuary 13, 2013
    Great veggie breakfast, a must visit if in shoreditch!
  • Indiana M.
    Indiana MatineMay 3, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Ping pong's tournament on Tuesdays is great but very high level. Pool downstairs and good music. They love the kings of Leon.
  • Kay M.
    Kay McMahonMarch 26, 2011
    Friendly staff, no coat check queue & fast bar service despite being rammed. What's not to like?
  • Ian J.
    Ian JindalFebruary 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    You need to be chilled out BEFORE you come here. Laid back, slow and dippy service needs a chilled outlook. If you're in a rush, skip this place. If you're killing time, lean back and enjoy.
  • Evelinka B.
    Evelinka BaranJanuary 27, 2013
    If you come in after 9 on Sunday it's very chill out.
  • Daniel H.
    Daniel HowellsJune 12, 2010
    Don't dress smartly - e.g. suit/tie as I saw lots of bankers etc. refused entry on Fri/Sat. Very "Shoreditch", but good food and atmosphere.
  • Fon S.
    Fon StarMarch 27, 2011
    must @ east london. cool service, nice guys and cocktails. don't miss it!
  • David W.
    David WormleyJanuary 10, 2014
    Nice place, but you're unlikely to get any time playing ping pong.
  • Spotted by Locals - city guides by locals
    There’s a full social calendar! Nearly every evening something going on Read more
  • Damian
    DamianMarch 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing, veggie breakfast is superb for £8
  • David L.
    David LongworthMay 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great meeting point. Sometimes have strange door policies at the weekend.
  • Frau G.
    Frau GrylJanuary 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The nachos are the best you will ever have in your entire lifetime.
  • Cecilia T.
    Cecilia ThreesixtyOctober 26, 2014
    Pancakes topped with bacon! Classic!
  • Giorgi M.
    Giorgi MerebashviliOctober 5, 2015
    Such a cool atmosphere don't miss that out
  • Alistair S.
    Alistair ScottMarch 7, 2012
    Not quite enough tables, but still spacious. Great with a group, bad for a first date!
  • Swarmstrong
    SwarmstrongDecember 4, 2015
    Really good music, looks super cool as well!
  • Namer M.
    Namer MerliMarch 13, 2013
    Home of GamerDisco events! Free entry, cheap booze and video games! What else? Read more
  • Tim B.
    Tim BrownNovember 22, 2010
    Loved the bar upstairs and the lightbulb ceiling! Was introduced to some funky Eastern European house tunes!! A must!
  • Matt
    MattFebruary 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Cool and laid back. Live band downstairs, they have a special dress down 'no jacket' policy
  • Daphne R.
    Daphne RonseJune 30, 2016
    Great for a Sunday breakfast! Love the pancakes
    Upvoted 3 days ago
  • Pablo d.
    Pablo de la PeñaApril 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Brunch at the weekend is not only excellent, but also affordable👌🏻
  • Erik O.
    Erik OlesundJanuary 12, 2015
    Good lunch specials. Nice atmosphere. Free wifi.
  • Emma B.
    Emma BJune 23, 2010
    Art, atmosphere and ping pong, one of the nicest bars in Shoreditch. Watch out for the communal toilets
  • Javier R.
    Javier RuzOctober 31, 2015
    Good food and nice vibe, wifi speed is shit
  • Adnan J.
    Adnan JAugust 14, 2010
    I actually liked this venue, ping pong table, music ok, crowd the typical funny haircuts and thick rimmed eye glasses with cheq shirts.
  • Sesilie H.
    Sesilie HallandSeptember 24, 2013
    Great place, cool interior, good drinks
  • Cat G.
    Cat GallagJanuary 28, 2015
    English breakfast is yum and filling but not too much
  • Christiaan H.
    Christiaan HendriksenAugust 6, 2013
    You could spend all day here! Food, drinks, wifi, table tennis.
  • Chris R.
    Chris RJanuary 11, 2015
    Kinda like your favorite coffee shop, but with a pint
  • Alessandra P.
    Alessandra PoggianiJuly 30, 2013
    Lovely veg food + nice free wifi to work while you wait
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FoleyAugust 16, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing salads, soups and other healthy lunchy items.
  • Lucie U.
    Lucie UwarowOctober 5, 2012
    Best nachos of London! And trust me,I did my benchmark!
  • Victoria V.
    Victoria VeeMay 17, 2013
    Came here for lunch with my company today. Tha place looks quirky and its probably fun at night, but unfortunately the food was less than average.. Not impressed basically.
  • Nicola W.
    Nicola WFebruary 1, 2012
    Really nice atmosphere, unsurprisingly very busy though!
  • Hannah P.
    Hannah ParvazApril 30, 2015
    Play ping pong and drink cocktails.
  • Richard F.
    Richard FoggJuly 18, 2015
    Distinctly average cocktails. And don't you DARE go off menu: computer says no.
  • Seth R.
    Seth ResnikOctober 10, 2013
    great all-purpose place to chill, read, do a bit of work
  • Katerina K.
    Katerina KerrSeptember 21, 2015
    Pretty cool place in London at the moment. Basement bar is pretty nice
  • Sergey B.
    Sergey BaryshnikovApril 25, 2015
    Lively parties, loud music and a great bar menu
  • Sebastian P.
    Good breakfast. Try the yummy pancakes 🥞.
  • Tom C.
    Tom CallardJanuary 16, 2010
    Great for a hungover Sunday. Get a strong coffee, fresh oj and the full English to accompany the Sunday papers.
  • Chiara
    ChiaraFebruary 12, 2012
    Their cocktails have the weirdest name ever!!! (Shoreditch twat, mothers ruin i.e.)
  • Dan S.
    Dan SpinneySeptember 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Its ALL about BigInJapan last friday of the month! and their awesome Cocktail selection. Read more
  • Paul H.
    Paul HeywoodNovember 19, 2013
    Jam and Coconut Cake is epic! Laptop keyboard is now fucked though!
  • David R.
    David RodgersAugust 7, 2014
    Asked for id on the way in wouldn't have minded, except I'm nearly 40!! Then asked for a couple of cocktails, sorry can't do them. Ok nice
  • ruX .
    ruX 😮December 17, 2015
    Crowded and very loud music during nights but very nice environment
  • Tor V.
    Tor VicMarch 11, 2012
    Very happening joint. The ping pong corner is cool.
  • Joy V.
    Joy VJanuary 21, 2016
    Huevos rancheros needs more love, the beans are sweety, not like mexican beans :(
  • Tiago T.
    A special place in every east londoner's heart
  • Giacomo M.
    Giacomo MasonOctober 17, 2015
    Quintessential Shoreditch, hip and pretentious as we all like them
  • Tiago M.
    Tiago MedeirosSeptember 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    A very nice place to enjoy drinks and ping pong
  • basenotes
    basenotesAugust 8, 2011
    Come to the monthly Scratch+Sniff Events on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday every month for olfactory fun! Read more
  • Simon W.
    Simon WilliamsMarch 31, 2016
    Great breakfast which didn't cost too much at all!
  • Miles T.
    Miles TinsleyFebruary 13, 2010
    Very nice. Have the french toast followed by smoked salmon and scrambled egg! Highly recommended.
  • Francesca M.
    Francesca MusacchioSeptember 7, 2014
    Cool place with a lot of events each months!
  • Stephanie
    StephanieMay 9, 2015
    Breakfast. Coffee. Chat. Light and lovely place.
  • Jorge R.
    The book club used to be a chilled out bar/club where anyone was welcome. Not any more.
  • Maya K.
    Maya KornFebruary 20, 2012
    While there seem to be lots of favourable reviews on this page. My experience was not good. The front of house was unfriendly, seating system disorganised and my poached egg: hard boiled. Bad brunch!
  • Tiago P.
    Tiago PintoAugust 10, 2013
    Empire State of Mind, Harlem Shake and Rolling in the Deep in a row — worst musical selection ever.
  • Phil P.
    Phil ParkDecember 13, 2015
    Great board game selection even cards against humanity!!
  • Ankit T.
    Ankit TalwarApril 7, 2013
    Good for drinks after work and to chill out!
  • Est K.
    Est KApril 19, 2015
    Good place to chill out in, friendly staff and good soups.
  • Sara K.
    Sara KellyMay 10, 2012
    The most hipster cocktails in all of Shoreditch.
  • Sarah C.
    Sarah ConradJanuary 8, 2015
    Fun and yummy place for brunch
  • Kate C.
    Kate CaseyMay 4, 2011
    I lost my jacket in here on a night out and it turned up the next day! Awesome honest people
  • Sonia R.
    Sonia RanjbarAugust 24, 2014
    Nachos and cocktails were great!
  • Seb W.
    Seb WhiteApril 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Delicious cocktails, delicious staff.
  • BarChick
    BarChickAugust 12, 2013
    What a well rounded hangout!
  • Dan D.
    Dan DaviesFebruary 9, 2012
    The wifi key is: thebookclub and server is the website
  • Sasha
    SashaAugust 17, 2014
    Surprisingly good fresh orange juice.
  • Giulia A.
    Giulia ArlettiFebruary 28, 2015
    They have the #pingpong table and it's #free to play!
  • Lisa S.
    Lisa SMarch 15, 2015
    The lightbulb ceiling :)
  • Matt E.
    Matt ElsmoreApril 25, 2011
    If your looking for a fun game with friends I suggest ler.plunk
  • electrobabe
    electrobabeJuly 5, 2016
    amazing hipster coffee shop in london
  • Yaz Y.
    Yaz Ya?zJune 15, 2015
    This is a good place for read
  • Bryan K.
    Bryan KamSeptember 12, 2011
    Bit much on a weekend, but a very fun venue during the week. Read more
  • Rosa G.
    Rosa GloverAugust 4, 2013
    You have to pay to go downstairs on a sunday #just saying
  • Abdul N.
    Abdul NusratJune 14, 2013
    Try the London fields brewery ale. It's good
  • Michelle U.
    Michelle UsaiAugust 24, 2013
    What a brilliant night! Tunes rocked the place! And I'm 38!!
  • Fon S.
    Fon StarMarch 27, 2011
    must stop! cool service and good cocktails!!
  • Simon B.
    Simon BeckermanJune 4, 2016
    Good for simple lunch meetings
  • Juliet D.
    Juliet Du VivierMay 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Very cool old skool r & b night once a month on a Saturday. Love this bar!
  • Martin D.
    Martin DinesMarch 31, 2013
    The nachos! So so good
  • Juliet S.
    Juliet SpareFebruary 9, 2012
    Not the best club sandwich for. £8.50, toast burnt. Only ate because so hungry. Lovely ambience though. Won't go again for food.
  • James C.
    James Conroy-FinnJanuary 17, 2013
    The nachos are pretty special.
  • Victoria S.
    Victoria SilcockOctober 7, 2013
    I wasn't keen. The bar lady had no clue what craft beer is.
  • Swemeatballs ..
    Table tennis table and good vibe
  • Giulia C.
    Giulia CrozierOctober 23, 2010
    Communal bathrooms. Arty vibe. The nachos and cajun wedges are good.
  • Nimrod K.
    Nimrod K.April 3, 2012
    Avoid Performance Art night tuesdays at the basement
  • Christine D.
    Huevos rancheros are perfect
  • Lise M.
    Lise MartineauFebruary 15, 2015
    nice music & hipster crowd
  • Asena K.
    Asena KarakayaOctober 28, 2016
    Ask dj to stop changing awesome songs into shit
  • Luisa M.
    Luisa MaierNovember 21, 2015
    Eggs Benedict on butternut 😍
  • San S.
    San SharmaFebruary 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out my review for @WorkSnug:
  • Kate M.
    Kate MilerMay 21, 2013
    Be careful. Facebook event said entry £5 after 9pm- turned up 8:07pm &said no, it's after 8pm... Then my phone got stolen, they said they'd check cameras, & email me- never did. Haven't replied to me.
  • Anna W.
    Anna WaltonJune 2, 2012
    Great old school house music!
  • Peter S.
    Peter SigristOctober 7, 2013
    Free wifi password: thebookclub
  • Janine B.
    Janine BroekhuizenAugust 30, 2011
    Great art classes on tue evenings
  • Lidia V.
    Lidia VorontsovaJune 1, 2014
    Quite possibly my new favourite bar.
  • Giulia A.
    Giulia ArlettiFebruary 28, 2015
    Very good #cocktails!
  • Ilona H.
    Ilona HiilaSeptember 7, 2011
    A super cool but relaxed bar/restaurant/cafe!
  • Kamil K.
    Kamil KurylonekFebruary 23, 2014
    Wifi: wearetbc pass: thebookclub
  • Ivar M.
    Ivar MeriloJuly 1, 2013
    Get on the list via ;)
  • William S.
    William SweetAugust 6, 2014
    Cocktails and music
  • Alex G.
    Alex GonzalezSeptember 14, 2014
    Ping pong and fussball table!
  • CBM 
    CBM June 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I love everything about this place.
  • Duarte N.
    Duarte NunoOctober 15, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great little place with great food engeniered by BLT
  • Dilruwan W.
    Dilruwan WijayasekaraJanuary 25, 2014
    The nachos are the one!!!
  • Matthieu V.
    Matthieu VaxelaireOctober 21, 2012
    Great place to start the night.
  • Seda S.
    Seda SaydamApril 18, 2012
    The food is so yummy:)
  • Ricardo B.
    Ricardo BatistaNovember 13, 2014
    Not really nice bartenders... And the bouncer gives the pub a dodgy look
  • Nisha L.
    Nisha LAugust 7, 2011
    Try an angry pirate - they come in tin cups.
  • Lisa L.
    Lisa LangMay 24, 2014
    Never go there again. Waitress totally ignored us (the restaurant was almost empty), left after waiting for a long time.
  • Rob D.
    Rob DunneSeptember 26, 2011
    Best nachos in the city.
  • David W.
    David WiederFebruary 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place! I'll be back soon
  • Jack L.
    Jack LoweAugust 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    I'm the best at ping pong in this joint. So watch out for me!
  • Olivier S.
    Olivier SAugust 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Epic nachos!
  • Ign C.
    Ign ChJuly 1, 2016
    Nothing. Music is old-fashioned. people at the door are rude. I would never ever recommend it for a night out
  • Paul B.
    Paul BurgessFebruary 11, 2014
    Get your ping pong on
  • Joe T.
    Joe TNovember 19, 2013
    Beers aren't too bad but the barman is a dick..... Couldn't smile for shit
  • Benjamin B.
    Benjamin BennettMarch 2, 2014
    Bo selecta! Toilet situ ain't good though
  • Greg G.
    Greg GaitanarosAugust 29, 2014
    Xamos sto iswma!
  • Oliver O.
    Oliver OggMarch 28, 2011
    Go to the basement and stare at the ceiling. I want this ceiling.
  • Kit S.
    Kit SundeOctober 19, 2015
    They don't serve coffee after 5pm.
  • Nikita T.
    Nikita TurkinFebruary 20, 2011
    Best bar in shoreditch!
  • Giulia B.
    Giulia BApril 25, 2012
    Lovely breakfast!
  • Helen E.
    Helen EvansFebruary 14, 2010
    Brunch and game of free ping pong, what could be better?
  • Tom B.
    Tom BrewerNovember 12, 2014
    Ping pong table
  • Hipster Travel Blog - Travels of Adam
    Nachos FTW!!!
  • Greig D.
    Greig DowlingFebruary 5, 2010
    Great bar for atmos and friends
  • Rob D.
    Rob DunneOctober 24, 2011
    Its all about the nachos
  • Pasa M.
    Pasa MustafaMay 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Wifi password is "thebookclub"
  • Anna
    AnnaSeptember 5, 2010
    Fantastic for lunch.
  • Grouper
    GrouperApril 11, 2014
    Ping pong anyone?
  • Linda M.
    Linda McbainDecember 3, 2011
    Poor 90s night - the dj doesn't know who Garbage or the Longpigs are - oh dear!
  • Bruno g.
    Bruno garcezDecember 17, 2011
    Check pu the silent disco noghts
  • Kartik S.
    Kartik SMay 5, 2013
    Fucking fabulous
  • Nathaniel H.
    Nathaniel HulleyMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
  • Chloe R.
    Chloe RaisonOctober 9, 2010
    You have to cue to get outside for a cig. Seriously?
  • Ayshea H.
    Ayshea HFebruary 15
    Quite overrated
  • Arthur O.
    Arthur O.May 30, 2014
    Awesome & spacious, great for a night out with friends!
  • João Paulo C.
    João Paulo CostaJanuary 25, 2014
    This place is shit. Don't go!!!
  • Gozde K.
    Gozde KucukcanJanuary 15, 2016
    Terrible music
  • Pelin R.
    Pelin RMarch 22, 2013
  • Elena C.
    Elena CicíoJanuary 26, 2016
    Nella zona piú streeart, questo locale sembra essere un luogo di culto per giovani creativi.Alle pareti quadri di alcuni artisti venduti negli shoeroom limitrofi e tavolo da ping pong.ANDATECI,merita!
  • Cléa B.
    Cléa BohbotSeptember 5, 2014
    J'adore cet endroit ! Allez prendre un macchiato si vous passez, chillez quelques heures ou bossez un peu ! Super confo !!
  • Nico D.
    Nico DöringNovember 16, 2014
    Nettes Design, nettes Personal. Donnerstag Abend leider sehr schlechte Musik und wenig besucht.
  • inspector c.
    inspector clouseauFebruary 14, 2016
    Ну ниче так. Очередь. Коктейли. Пиво. Мужики в галстуках после работы. Ок )
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