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95 Effra Road
+44 (0)20 7737 7273
Public transport:
Brixton Railway Station, National Railway
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 37 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Hootananny

5.0 out of 5 13 March 2016
by Georgia J.

It's like a pub crossed with a club. There is an entry fee but the old school pub building does have great live music. There's a great large smoking area which must be great in the summer, definitely need to come back when it's warmermore

5.0 out of 5 11 March 2016
by Ally C.

Had an amazingly fun time here on a Saturday night. They're pretty strict about bringing in outside alcohol to the patio in the front when there's a show, so pregame first if you're not planning on blowing all your money at the bar.

Get early so you don't have to pay a cover! Also, I think this building is also a hostel. If you're looking for a place to stay in London on the cheap with a...more

4.0 out of 5 27 January 2016
by Max W.

This place used to be called the hobgoblin but it isn't anymore. I used to go more than I do.

Book a nanny. It's a hoot.more

4.0 out of 5 12 July 2015
by Tyler L.

Having limited experience "down south", each experience counts. Hootananny was fun, it's got a very down to earth feel, and space, space, space. Huge outdoor lawn area, spacious inside including dance floor, pool tables etc (although a touch warm!).

The band when I went was good, but not exactly dancing music (which was ok by me). 6 pounds cover is not exorbitant, especially for reliable live...more

3.0 out of 5 18 June 2015
by Fos G.

I like this place, been to a few gigs, had a few drinks, danced a little, sweated a little more, had a little street food, met a few humans. You know.

Kind of cool with that BrixtonyShoreditchy vibe, you know the one, the IDontGiveAFuck vibe that actually is more like OkMaybeIGiveAFewFucksButImNotGoodWithEmotionalTalks vibe. It's too hybrid for me - the drinks are not cheap enough for this...more

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