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Joyeux Bordel

  • Old Street
  • Late Night
  • ££££

Sneak down the stairs and spend a happy evening in this glorious basement bar. The theme changes often - so a great excuse to keep going back.


147 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3QE
+44 (0) 75 9988 5001
Opening Times
Mon-Thu 18.00-02.00
Fri-Sat 18.00-03.00
Sun 18.00-00.00


  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    [cocktails are] strong, simple and on the sensible side of surprising. We liked the Softly Softly, a subtle mix of vermouth, bitters, gin and chilli tincture, neat in a frosted coupe glass (£9.50)...A crew of studiously colloquial staff keep things running smoothly; and yes, there’s a chap at the door whose job it probably is to decide whether you can enter or not, but he seems like an amiable sort. Joyeux indeed.

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  • The Nudge

    The Nudge Says…

    It - like most London cocktail bars - serves a seasonal selection of signature and classic cocktails, as well as beer, champagne and light nibbles. It also - unlike any London cocktail bars whatsoever - does so in a room kitted out with ‘1970s tannoy dual 18” speakers...Making it officially the best place in London to listen to live music, accompanied by a chartreuse, millet blanc, elderflower, pepper, sage, lemon and champagne cocktail whilst lounging on low relaxed couches and seeing in the small hours of the morning.

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