54 Commercial Street is back after a complete refurb. For over the past 3 years 54 Shoreditch has been pushing the boundaries of the underground electronica scene, week in week out, without fail supplying the hottest DJ's and Producers from the worlds biggest labels from Cocoon to Get Physical from Leftroom to Dirty Bird everyone has featured at London's famous red basement club. Each week the nocturnal institution 54 supplies the most futuristic in forward thinking house, techno, progressive and minimal electro by Europe's coolest hedonists. With guests that include Claude Von Stroke to Pig & Dan from Lucio Aquilina to Ketoloco, 54 are one of the leading lights in the London scene today.
54 Commercial Street, Shadwell, London, E1 6LT
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+44 (0)20 7377 0666
Recently went here for a works drink, chosen by the boys because a) they'll open early for us, b) we can occasionally get free drink and c) they like one of the barmaids.
For the most part, it was pretty dead in there though I'm told that it livens up later in the evening, with a club downstairs. I stayed until about 11.30, must be a late crowd...
In short, it tries too hard to be like it's...more
Pretty mediocre during the day, but for later nights out it turns into a grimy little nightclub with generally excellent DJs - for those who just haven't had a long enough night out in other nearby clubs.more
Bar 54 is located only a short walk from the ultra trendy areas of Brick Lane and Shoreditch and is clearly trying to cash in on the success of this area. In spite of this, 54 feels very divorced from the rest of the social scene, it's not glamorous enough to be high-end, nor is it grimy enough to be interesting.
Like its sister bar, recently opened on Mile End Road, 54, whilst trying so...more