Venue Details & Map
95 Effra RoadBrixtonLondonSW2 1DF
- +44 (0)20 7737 7273
- Public transport:
- Brixton Railway Station, National Railway
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Just perfect if you love a bit of reggae/ska/alternative or whatever music they have on. Not your usual club - they host fantastic bands, though, and I always had great nights out there. Lovely outdoor as well, with tables and sometimes pizza!
Crowd is varied, all above 21 and some a lot above... Sometimes I have had to fence off dudes that were a tiny bit too stoned for my taste, but other...more
What can I say that hasn't already been said?
Hootananny is an institution in Brixton. It is where I have had the most amazing memories of my excursions saafo'thariva (excuse me, crossing the Thames tends to render me indecipherable.)
The live music lends Hootananny a vibrant atmosphere, and really remains the focal point of the place. What's more is that it is really well-supported by the...more
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
I love this venue, it's really one-of-a-kind.
Free entry - woo hoo!
Always heaving with cool 'Broxton' types
Really diverse live music all night
£1 tacos, which are gorgeous and really hit the spot!
Decent selection of bottled and draft beers
Funky interior, which I'm sure looks a bit grubby in the day, but by night is very cool.more