Category Archives: Pubs

A bar (also called a pub, tavern, beer garden, or saloon) is an establishment that serves alcoholic drinks — beer, wine, liquor, and cocktails — for consumption on the premises.

Nights at Oxjam (Shoreditch and Angel)

I attended two of Oxfam’s Oxjam festivals recently, it’s always nice to do something for charity, especially when there’s music involved…win-win! Both nights were quite different, one being DJ sets in a hot room and the other being live bands … Continue reading

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Night in Angel (Afghan Kitchen)

If you’re after simple, tasty and cheap then Afghan Kitchen is for you.  This small but cosy restaurant offers delicious, home-cooked comfort food and is located near Tesco opposite the hustle and bustle of Islington Green and Upper Street.  You’d … Continue reading

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Night in Camden (Silks and Spice, Spiritual Caparinha Bar)

Why has it taken this long for me to find out about Yum Cha?  I’m sure everyone else in the world already knows how good it is, but I’m recommending Silks and Spice Yum Cha in Camden as it was … Continue reading

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Night in Camden (Barfly – La Femme)

Thursday 8th November: Well what to say about La Femme?  They are quite unique, so it’s more difficult than I thought.  Let’s start with a description of the band: French Snazzy dressers (of course) Serious Seriously fun The music: Strange … Continue reading

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Night in Kings Cross (Simmons Bar)

Saturday 27th November 2012: (yes I know this post is a little late but better late than never!) What’s your favourite time of year?  Christmas?  Spring, Summer, your birthday?  All wrong.  It’s HALLOWEEEEEEEEEN!  For some reason (my counselor could probably … Continue reading

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Night in Balham (Firefly, Exhibit, The Clarence)

Saturday 20th October: I’m definitely more of a North/East London type when it comes to going out for some drinks, but sometimes, you just have to stay local and enjoy whatever it has to offer.  So first stop was Firefly, … Continue reading

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Night in Westbourne Park (The Oak) *rant alert!

Saturday 15th September: First time to The Oak pub in the well-to-do area of Westbourne Park/Notting Hill. Well…you’d think they’d have better manners and service!  It was actually hilarious and here is why… Long version of the story (skip to … Continue reading

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Night on Oxford Street – 100 Club

Friday 24th August 2012: I’ve been to the 100 Club many times now and it will always be one of the best places to see live music.  Yes, it’s essentially a basement; it’s a bit grimy and probably hasn’t had … Continue reading

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Night in Shoreditch (Flat Iron Steak Project)

Friday 17th August:  Okay so I’m a little late in informing people about this place as it’s now finished, however, it will be reappearing soon.  So, better late than never right?! Flat Iron Steak and Cocktail Project was based in … Continue reading

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Night in Kings Cross (Smithy’s/Monto Water Rats)

Thursday 9th August 2012: Band night!  Oh how I love these nights! *said in a wistful, romantic way with hands clasped and eyes to the clouds*.  Tonight it was time to see Scars on 45, but first we stopped by … Continue reading

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