Tropical bar, cafe and events space in the heart of Dalston and the middle of Ridley Road Market. Serving Red Stripe, cocktails and coffee till late.
49 Ridley Road, Dalston, London, E8 2NP
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Ridley Road Market Bar
49 Ridley RoadDalstonLondonE8 2NP
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- Dalston Kingland, National Railway
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This place is strange and interesting and cool. Drinks are cheap, they had what looked like tasty and exciting food on a grill outside, and the clientele was some sort of pan-countercultural shitshow. The general aesthetic is that of a tropically themed quinceanera in a cafeteria.
The DJ's were playing early 2000's mainstream hip hop and the response was positive, though I couldn't tell who...more
This is a relatively new bar/events space opened in Dalston.
They serve cans of Red stripe, some cocktails & wine. Food can be purchased from the different stall owners outside the bar and can be eaten inside.
They have a late licence too with different DJ's playing.more
You know Club Tropicana, by Wham! ?
Yes, of course you do. Well, Ridley Road Market Bar is pretty much the real world incarnation of this song, except the drinks aren't free, and there are less people wearing swimwear.
It's kind of 80s, slightly camp when it comes to atmosphere and clientele, and definitely tropical in terms of decor. And Club Tropicana is exactly the kind of track you can...more