Londoners love The Borderline; it's perfect for an intimate night out with your favourite band.
The Borderline has been one of London's top live music venues for more than 20 years. An intimate basement club, The Borderline showcases the best live blues, rock, pop, indie and alternative bands in Soho. The venue also hosts regular club nights.
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I came here upon finding out they play Britpop. As a Britpop fan, how can I not go clubbing in a venue that will play my type of music? Esp when there are no venues in Toronto?
The place itself seems to cater to the university crowd. The not discerning crowd perhaps? Because the decor is not the priority here. The beer is cheap and flows abundantly. The cover charge is cheap too. The crowd is...more
At 26, I don't consider myself particularly ancient but, recently, I've found myself wondering if my fellow clubbers are actually legally allowed to be drinking or indeed out after 10pm without an adult before realising that - oh god - they're 22. My 18-year-old sister refers to "my generation" and expresses surprise that I still venture outdoors on a Friday night. So when I came across this...more
ended up there late friday night. pretty cool little dive bar - but no live band that night. they played what was described to me a brit pop
there was a really 'interesting' crowd that night. a strange high proportion of people with costumes on...more
If it's a small, scuzzy dive bar you're after for a good sweaty gig, then look no further. This place has it all.
I know people that love it and others that can't bear it, it just depends on what your into. It's a beer soaked floor type place and the quality of your night depends very much on who or what you're seeing or dancing to.
The bar's never too busy to get served, which is...more
The Borderline is a longstanding London venue, and has played host to many a big time band while they were still on the way up.
There is a big pillar in the middle of the floor, yes, but lots of small venues have similar issues. A bigger issue is the generally boring roster of bands who play here. There are signs that things are starting to liven up, and that promoters are looking around at...more