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Bethnal Green Working Mens Club
Bethnal GreenLondonE2 6NB
- +44 (0)20 7739 2727
Proper, old traditional, cheesy as hell workingmen's club.
I have been to some truly excellent shows here, drag, burlesque, boylesque, and according to the barman, that's flipping tame here, so I guess it depends how brave you are!
The do accept card on the bar now, upstairs at least, the dressing room is lovely, and stringed with everything ever, bunting, tinsels, bright carnival colours....more
I'm at the BGWMC almost every week. It is the only thing, the ONLY THING I am at that often except for my flat, my office, and Kings Cross train station.
No, they don't have wi-fi. Yes, it's a cash only bar. No, it doesn't have craft beers or fancy drinks. No, you can't get back in after midnight. You know what? You don't need wi-fi, you don't need your fancy contactless credit card, it...more
I've been mourning the demise of the Saint Aloysius Working Mens Club for years, and the Effra Social only ever came a close second. I realise I'm a bit late to jump on the BGWMC wagon but so happy to have finally been introduced to this gem (I'm a West Londoner after all, there's so much distraction to be found between W11 and E2 ...).
The experience was made even better by stumbling into...more
definitely a fan! was here for a friends private birthday party and had a room booked which we had to say a special password to get access to. The bar was cash only which was a bit old school but I kinda liked that..so the bouncer warned me to go and get cash before coming in as there was no re entry once in the place. and my oh my were the drinks cheap!!! half the price of a normal London...more
Yup, this is basically a hipster disaster zone, it looks like terrible wedding venue/school disco but that is because it actually is a legit old workingmens club, which is pretty awesome and makes me feel bad about the hipster bit...BUT NOT THAT BAD because I had an AMAZING time here. We went for the Coney Island themed party, which happened to be on my birthday and there was indeed a...more