Events at Hootananny

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Venue Details & Map


95 Effra Road
+44 (0)20 7737 7273
Public transport:
Brixton Railway Station, National Railway
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Hootananny

5.0 out of 5 2 September 2014
by Valentina D.

Crazy venue, crazy times!

it might not be everyone's cup of tea but if you want a true mix of Brixton's residents who are all out for the best evening possible then this is the place for you.

Get there in the evening but before they start charging on the door (and bring your ID no matter how old you are) and soak up the atmosphere. On most nights there are pizza and burritos being sold...more

4.0 out of 5 1 September 2014
by Sanj M.

I wish I was cool enough to talk about the music here with any kind of authority, but all I can tell you is that the live bands on Saturday night rocked!

We got here about 10.30pm for zero queue and £3 entry. I don't know who the Spanish warm up band was but I loved their funky salsa sound. Then the main act (who it seemed everyone else had specifically come to see and so we obv pretended to...more

4.0 out of 5 1 August 2014
by Travis L.

I can probably confer my positive experience in Hootananny's to the company I was with (went for a friend's bday) but I enjoyed the laid-back but fun vibe when I visited on a Friday night.

It's more shabby than chic (I mean, this isn't exactly based in Notting Hill) but it does shabby well. Very large outdoor space (an excellent choice to eat and drink a pint or 2 with friends during a rare...more

5.0 out of 5 8 October 2013
by Viviana C.

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

5.0 out of 5 15 April 2013
by Ciaran B.

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

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