Hen & Chickens Theatre is a venue that hosts comedy nights, live music and other alternative entertainment. The box office opens 30 minutes before each show.
109 St. Pauls Road, Canonbury, London, N1 2NA
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+44 (0)20 7704 2001
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Hen & Chickens
109 St. Pauls RoadCanonburyLondonN1 2NA
- +44 (0)20 7704 2001
- Public transport:
- Highbury & Islington, Underground
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Nice venue, the downstairs bar is quite small, so it can be a little claustrophobic at peak times (such as Arsenal matchdays).
The upstairs theatre seems to host a wide variety of acts- from amateur drama to professional stand-ups- but is far from the largest of venues so big acts sell out very quickly.
The venue is two minutes walk from Highbury & Islington station (which is on Victoria &...more
Great pub located on Highbury corner.
Gets really busy, has a youngish crowd, students, yong prefessionals etc.
There is a good theatre upstairs which is why the pub can get really busy, especialyl good for comedy.
This is also where the Mighty Boosch started their careers!
It's a great pub this. Seemingly always something going on. It's normally quite busy, but in a good way.
The little theatre upstairs has a great reputation for comedy shows and I'd recommend keeping an eye on the listings page. A lot of the well known stand-up comedians stop by to try out new material before hitting the arenas. A bargain and a chance to get right up close to the...more
I've passed the Hen and Chicken everyday for the past six months, and had never been until just two nights ago. I must say, I am sad about all the missed opportunities!
It was a bit more crowded than I was in the mood for that particular night, but the crowd seemed to be quite decent. It seemed to be the student/young professional crowd.
The bar staff was super friendly, even when there...more
This pub wins the award for the most tautological name ever. I went here with my mother, because that's how I roll...bling bling.
The downstairs bar area was busy when I went mid-week and seemed groovy. Being served beer in plastic cups is always a sign of class. (This isn't due to the target market for the pub, but because they won't allow you to take glass upstairs into the theatre.)