95 Effra Road, Brixton, London, SW2 1DF
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This venue is an example of exactly why it is that I am so pleased to be a Brixtonite. With exciting an eclectic live music, this venue attracts an array of beauties including everyone from the edgy hipster Shoreditch crowd to some old time Brixton residents who enjoy a great night out. Even better yet, it's actually a HOSTEL so there's no shortage of hot tourists moseying about.
Despite its prior history* Hootananny is THE place in Brixton. Be careful though, although many reviewers claim this area is safe, it really isn't. You may get your phone jacked or worse, your dignity.
Once you have beaten back the steel drummers and street preachers, traverse the dangerous coldharbour crossing, and navigate through the dark waters of effra, you will arrive at the safe haven...more
#504 This place was just ... trippy. The boyfriend and I were going to be at the O2 Academy in Brixton on Friday night and we had a day trip planned with friends on Saturday, so we needed a place to stay. I checked around online and found Hootananny for only 16gbp a bed per night. What a steal! Especially considering most hostels in Central London cost upwards of 25gbp per bed. So, I...more
I'd like to say that I am the kind of person who oozes innate coolness and can find herself in any venue, at any time, with any crowd and fit right in. Sadly this is not the case. Whatever I do and however I dress, there is no escaping the fact that I am a middle-class white girl whose iPod occasionally shuffles between Backstreet Boys, East 17 and selected tracks from Now That's What I Call...more