This Highbury-based pub theatre has a long tradition of presenting fantastic stand-up comedy.
The small but perfectly formed Hen and Chickens Theatre Bar has hosted a variety of top acts from upcoming theatre groups to the likes of Russell Brand and Jimmy Carr.
Venue Details & Map
Hen & Chickens Theatre Bar
St Paul's Road
- 0207354 8246
Top 5 reviews of Hen & Chickens Theatre Bar
Great little venue in essentially the heart of london. Well in my hear of london anyway, your just off upper st , which in my opinion, has the coolest amd most interesting food and restaurants and bakies etc in the whole on london on it! Hens and chickens is a 56 seater venue! Its also where I'm appaearing in 'gameplan' by Alan Ayckbourn until tomorrow night so get booking if you want to come... more
A local theatre pub for me and an institution. The pub downstairs is reasonable but quite small and crowded so you have to wait a bit to get served. Upstairs in the theatre, the space is also quite small. No issue with that since it's great to see small productions (comedy, plays etc) they have on here but in the small space on the last visit it was so hot and lacking in ventilation that my... more
I've passed the Hen and Chicken everyday for the past six months, and had never been until just two nights ago. I must say, I am sad about all the missed opportunities!
It was a bit more crowded than I was in the mood for that particular night, but the crowd seemed to be quite decent. It seemed to be the student/young professional crowd.
The bar staff was super friendly, even when there... more
Great little place with a lot of character. Anita is the best! Come for one of their many many beers and stay for a show upstairs in the intimate theatre. Close to tube stops and in a nice location. more
So I actually frequented this watering hole for a friend's comedy show in their back room.
The staff here are lovely and friendly, I didn't have a super long chat with them but they have a nice impression. They have a short cocktail menu with 'different' cocktails, of which I had a rum and gingey one and it was awesomeeee!!
It's quite small here so I can imagine it could easily get over... more