Been going here for 5 years used to have friendly staff, cheap, nice and quiet. Is it under new owners? The 3 women behind the bar are rude and chuck plastic cups on your table at 10:40 and start just telling you repeatedly they're closing. Previous staff were friendly, called last orders and didn't try to force you out. Honestly never seen the plastic cup thin before... it sucks and causes...more
A real catch 22 for me when reviewing this place
My Yelp buddy Andrew M had set up a trip here to eat Dante's Fried Chicken pop up. If you see that my Yelp secret is that I like KFC, you know that I like my fried chicken and the colonel's version with its secret blend of 11 herbs and spices is the benchmark
It was an (unusual) sunny day and I arrived to find some of our party sunning...more
Catch is a cosy little bar just past Shoreditch High St station that instantly won points with it's name/address combination (it's located on 22 Kingsland Road) and you will win points on the Ginormous Completely Meaningless Leaderboard if you get why that entertains me. It's a bar more for sitting and chatting rather than crowding in to get boozed up given that the seating is composed of a...more
Looking for a scuzzy, sweaty nightclub/bar that has decent bands and DJs? Depending on who's playing you might be on to something here.
Downstairs is so ridiculously packed on weekend nights you might as well go straight upstairs for the action and quicker bar service... at least till the smaller hours when the whole place is pretty busy.
From what I can remember of my Guinness soaked night...more
When you find yourself stranded in Shoreditch after a pub night that ended at 11 but do not feel like going home yet, go to Catch. This place is open later than other venues, has a free entrance but has still magically managed to retain its cool.
Catch is a fun place to go for late drinks. I prefer the downstairs area for its music and seating, but the upstairs can also be good fun and is...more