The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town


A favourite bar of anyone who is trying to impress someone on a date, Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town requires you to be "in the know" in order to gain entry. What might seem like just a funky cafe restaurant in the City of London (The Breakfast Club) has plenty more to offer behind a secret door. Awaiting you once you've uncovered the entrance is a darkened room, luscious cocktails, bar snacks, and, as the flickering sign proclaims, "thrills".

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Venue Details & Map

The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

Through The Fridge, The Breakfast Club, 12-16 Artillery Lane,Aldgate,London E1 7LS,UK
E1 7LS
+44 (0) 20 7078 9639
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 51 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

4.0 out of 5 24 August 2015
by Mark T.

I've been wanting to check out The mayor of Scaredy Cat Town for ages now but due to the slightly out the way location compared to other places I visit I just never seemed to get around to it. Luckily for me I've finally managed to rectify that and it was worth the wait.

Getting there at half 5 on a Monday seems to be the ideal time to arrive as there was only 1 other table occupied so I...more

4.0 out of 5 9 August 2015
by Hannah S.

It is a hidden bar. vey london.

1. Its behind a fridge in Breakfast club.

2. it is a grimly lit, trendy, bar, with very tasty cocktail list, and incredibly good table service.


1. Cool Factor.

2. Cocktails were good.

3. I got a seat,

4. Staff/Table service.


1. Cost.

2. Lighting - its underground and hidden, so it kinda goes without saying.

Summary: i've read other people had...more

4.0 out of 5 31 May 2015
by Alex B.

Cool speakeasy bar for a quick after work drink

Pros: Friendly Staff Cool vibe (especially the entrance) Good drinks

Cons: Typical london cocktail price Minimal beer selection super dark (could be a pro for atmosphere but everyone had to bust out their smart phones to see the menu) only about 12 tables

Good if there are just 2-4 of you as there isn't much seating and its not really...more

5.0 out of 5 14 February 2015
by Daniel P.

OK I admit it. I still love this place. I know exactly what's going to happen when you walk inside. I know that you will ALWAYS have to queue even if there are free tables at the Breakfast Club because then the bar seems busier. I know the secret code, the magic entrance and the rules about the Mayor. You'd think that I would be less excited. BUT I WASN'T.

Friday night, 8pm. A friend and...more

4.0 out of 5 15 August 2014
by Victoria B.

What a find! Thank goodness for Yelp and all the reviews that mentioned how exactly you enter the bar. Otherwise, you will just be standing outside looking stupid.

For some reason, I have been on a quest to try the world's best speakeasies and this one was definitely unique.

First of all, the restaurant in which this speakeasy is located is in sort of an alley and there's not a huge sign....more

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