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The Draft House Birdcage E2

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80 Columbia Road, London, E2 7QB


+44 20 7739 5509

Opening Times

Mon-Thu 4pm-11pm
Fri 4pm-Midnight
Sat Midday-1am
Sun 9am-10.30pm

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Evening Standard
Evening Standard Says...

he latest outpost of craft beer chain Draft House, Birdcage is one part East End boozer and two parts Hoxton hipster – understandable considering it's perched on the corner of Columbia Road...Beer is the top priority here, with an ever-changing array on tap as well as bottles from around the world. Pre-mixed cocktails are also on offer, served from optical dispensers behind the bar. The Jägervølgel – Jägermeister infused with coffee beans – goes down surprisingly well.

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Just Opened London
Just Opened London Says...

On one hand, The Birdcage is a trendy pub in Shoreditch. It’s a Draft House project, so naturally it’s full of craft beer and old-y worldy pie ‘n’ mash. It’s a re-fit of a disused pub on Columbia Road, east’s famously lauded flower market. Sounds angelic. But on the other hand, The Birdcage is fully blown cocktail whizz kid-ery, their approach to mixology influenced by another of the Draft House’s projects, the Bump Caves.

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Design My Night
Design My Night Says...

Now with six sites to its name, Draft House can add some illustrious energy to the slightly dilapidated yet warmly cared for Birdcage. Rather than bulldozing over either the building or its culture, McVeigh has decided to restore its original features and keep the spirit of The Birdcage alive. We're particularly gleeful that he's decided to keep the infamous weekly karaoke sessions!

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