Buffalo Bar


Buffalo Bars has a dark, moody and romantic atmosphere with plenty of sofas for your comfort. They serve a wide variety of wines, beers and spirits with live music or DJs playing weekly.

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259 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RU

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+44 (0)20 7359 6191

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Buffalo Bar

259 Upper Street
N1 1RU
+44 (0)20 7359 6191
Public transport:
Highbury & Islington, Underground


4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Buffalo Bar

3.0 out of 5 3 November 2013
by Bruce C.

A great little venue/bar. Drinks a bit above average but not too expensive.

I came on a Friday, and thoroughly enjoyed the Indie music which were being played.

The place is very small, but has great atmosphere. Plus point is that it's just right next to the station. Downside is that it doesn't accept credit cards. Cash only when i was there.more

4.0 out of 5 18 August 2010
by Mike S.

A great little venue/bar. Has some great club nights catering for just about everyone.

Very small but usualy a good atmosphere.

Drinks a bit above average but not too expensive.more

3.0 out of 5 29 December 2008
by Karl B.

I have visited the Buffalo Bar music venue in Highbury and Islington on several occasions now, and each time I've left feeling frustrated and fleeced. This isn't to say that they're doing a bad job as such; drinks are typically average in choice and price for this kind of "underground" (in the "scene" sense and the literal definition), ranging from bottles (no pints) of Asahi to Budvar at £3 a...more

3.0 out of 5 15 November 2008
by Berlintronix

Very small basement venue at the top of Upper street.

It's a good place to see new bands (indie rock mostly). Friendly atmosphere. I thought the doormen where kind of gruff, but I guess it comes with the territory.

Conveniently located close to the tube station.more

4.0 out of 5 9 November 2008
by Claire L.

Upper Street is full of great places to eat, shop and hang out. If you walk a little further towards Highbury & Islington station, you'll find The Buffalo Bar tucked neatly beside the tube station.

The Buffalo Bar has gained a reputation for being the venue to go to if you want to experience the best of the indie scene. Some of their club nights have been running for years and they attract...more