Once you’ve drunk the BCFA OPEN exclusive gin & beer bar dry, you may want to try out some of the local watering holes. It was a really hard job, but once again we have scouted out the area and pulled out our favourite drinking establishments.
BIG CHILL BAR
Dray Walk (off Brick Lane), E1 6QL
Just round the corner from our venue is Big Chill Bar and is in the heart of Brick Lane and it’s surrounding nightlife. This bar has a low-lit, laid back atmosphere, and is known for it’s excellent cocktails!
THE TEN BELLS
84 Commercial Street, E1 6LY
Located opposite Spitalfields Market this iconic venue has existed in one guise or another since the middle of the 17th Century. This pub is a bustling classic boozer with an excellent range of quality beers. Jostle in with the crowds downstairs or climb a further floor to find comfortable seating and a unique atmosphere where you watch the world go by on the streets below. Whether you are looking for beer, wine or cocktails, The Ten Bells has it all with a touch of class yet still understated.
93 FEET EAST
Brick Lane, E1
93 Feet East boasts a fantastic Courtyard space, home to our delicious BBQ the covered and heated seating area enjoys a retractable roof making it the perfect place to sit in all seasons! Walking indoors you’re greeted by the stylish 93 Bar. Happy Hour runs Monday – Friday 5pm – 8pm!
THE CROWN AND SHUTTLE
226 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6PJ
The Crown & Shuttle is a large trendy pub not far from our venue. It always has a large selection of different beers/ales and wines to choose from and a great atmosphere for socialising within an interesting interior.
51-55 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA
BrewDog Shoreditch flourishes from behind a glass-backdrop bar overlooking the street, clad in graceful antique tiles. BrewDog bar serves a continually-changing selection of cutting-edge craft beer and amazing food. It is the very spirit of East London.
THE COMMERCIAL TAVERN
142-144 Commercial St, E1
For some really interesting decor, and a decent gin & tonic head over to the Commercial Tavern. Its a traditional bar with some quirky additions that make it a really fun bar to go to. The freshly made pizza’s come highly recommended!