100 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4RH
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+44 (0)20 7684 8618
I'd missed a few events at the book club, but I finally got around to attending for Halloween. The highlights: friendly bartenders who knew what they were doing, very easy to get to/from, an interesting space for a bar. Cons: there isn't very much seating, and as we were with a group of 11 it took a while before everyone had a chair. Additionally, it was unclear as to how ordering food was...more
I've only ever been to the Book Club on a Sunday morning or afternoon. During these magic hours, the Book Club is less hipster hangout and more local cafe-cum-bar. Downbeat and unpretentious, you can drink London Fields on tap, eat some reasonably enjoyable food, listen to indie music from the early noughties, play some ping pong and tap in to the free wifi, all while relaxing in the spacious,...more
I love this place. It's a cafe-cum-lounge-cum-hipster hangout supreme. Or whatever.
By day a great place to meet for lunch or coffee, with interesting, unique and healthy items on the menu. Quirky atmosphere.
I loved this place even more when I went by night!
In the downstairs bit, I danced my face off. Some awesome 60's & 70's music, a disco ball, a foosball table & old movies playing on...more
A taste of the Mission in the heart of London! Tabletennis table, Shoreditch hipsters in checked shirts and skinny jeans, 100% Mac users. I felt so at home, at home!
Food was nothing special, but the atmosphere was quirky and cool. A great place to work on your start-up idea.more
When you're a sole traveler, you really appreciate a friendly bartender and I felt warmly welcomed by the bartender at The Book Club. I came here on a Thursday night and tried The Sweet as a Nut and the Long and Thin. Both were delicious drinks, but my weak US dollar couldn't handle anymore than two drinks and I had to leave. The Book Club seems like a really good place to meet and mingle with...more