Category Archives: Underground

Night in Chinatown (Opium Bar)

Like ‘hidden’ bars that have a bouncer with a clipboard?  Then Opium Bar is a good start…but don’t think that this is the usual wannabe, pretentious bar because the staff are actually nice and know what they’re doing. We went … 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 Canary Wharf (The Apocalypse Gameshow)

If you’re looking for an alternative night out, it doesn’t get more alternative than The Apocalypse Gameshow.  Here are some bullet points to tell you why: It’s on a ship (Stubnitz to be exact) Your hosts are a bunch of … Continue reading

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Night in Shoreditch (Musical Bingo, Pizza East, Concrete)

I’ve been to the wonder that is Musical Bingo twice now, it’s truly awesome.  Let me start by bursting the stereotype bingo bubble…no, they don’t use numbers, sad phrases like “two sitting sucks, 22” nor will you find any sweet … Continue reading

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Night in Shoreditch (XOYO, Friendly Fires)

12th December: A serious subject now on preventing suicide.  English indietronica band, Friendly Fires hosted a special event ‘For Adam’ for their friend Adam Connolly who tragically took his own life in November 2012. Held in popular Shoreditch nightclub, XOYO, … 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 Great Portland Street (229 the Venue)

Wednesday 3rd October 2012: As amazing as London is, sometimes there are those nights that just stand out (and those you want to forget).  This was one of the former.  It was hump day but rather than rushing home 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 East London (Hackney House)

Saturday 11th August 2012:  Free music!  Correction, free and awesome music, woop!  Hackney House is a great pop-up venue in the middle of “Tech City” in Shoreditch.  It has been host to various events from live music to comedy nights to … Continue reading

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Night in South Kensington (Barts Secret Bar)

Wednesday 8th August: I was tempted not to divulge the following information, as it’s pretty awesome and one those “secret” places you want to keep secret for as long as possible.  Unfortunately, it’s bound to happen anyway, so here goes…Barts … Continue reading

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