Ye Olde Axe  

 
 
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69 Hackney Road, E2 8ET
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Pub 12:00-23:00 daily, Club Fri & Sat 23:00-5:00
 

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One of Shoreditch's odder venues, Ye Olde Axe manages to combine being an ordinary East End boozer, a strip joint and a fashionable nightclub. It looks like a typical shabby old man's pub apart from the pole and the bored-looking women wandering around in their scanties. At eleven o'clock on Fridays and Saturdays, it undergoes a transformation: the strippers put their clothes on, and the place is flooded with trendy young things in hyper-fashionable vintage wear, dancing to the cutting edge of retro sounds, with Rock-a-Billy the current music of choice.

 

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Underground Stations

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Old Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Leonard Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  33% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  33% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  31% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
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Callooh Callay
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Often regarded as one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, Callooh Callay is a popular venue with an ambitious, regularly changing cocktail menu. Examples include the Electric ... More
 
 
 
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Cargo Presents: Quartz
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 26th February to 30th April 2016
Cargo, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Main residents Daniel Pozzebon, DJ Breathe and Wade supply a dose of commerical, R&B and hip hop....More
 
 
 
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Solar Free Shoreditch Daytime Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 30th April 2016 - 12noon-9.30pm
Cargo, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
House and disco rhythms supplied by an epic line-up including Sculpture, Martin Bundsen, George Smeddles, Ben Jones, Kid Loco, Charles Barley, Valeo, James Damian, Switch Motiv, ...More
 
 
 
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Jonny Woo's East London Lecture
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th April 2016 at 7.45pm-9.15pm & 29th and 30th April 2016 at 7.15pm-9.15pm
Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
 
 
 
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 6 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this ... More
 
 
 
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high end ... More
 
 
 
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Leila's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Leila's on Arnold Circus is a legendary coffee spot where they serve Monmouth coffee in an eccentric cafe setting that feels like you're in your own ... More
 
 
 
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Angela Flanders
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
96 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Established in 1985 Angela Flanders works with natural ingredients to create her perfumes and offers bespoke perfumes and consultation service for clients upon request. Her products ... More
 
 
 
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Boxpark
London > Shopping >
Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
A quirky alternative to your standard high street store, the Boxpark is a temporary village of stores offering popular designer goods, scrumptious food and unconventional gifts. ... More
 
 
 
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Tay Do Cafe
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
65 Kingsland Road, E2 | 1 minute from Ye Olde Axe
Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Viet Hoa
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
74 Kingsland Road, E2 | 1 minute from Ye Olde Axe
Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Viet Grill
London > Restaurants >
58 Kingsland Road, E2 | 1 minute from Ye Olde Axe
Newly refurbished Viet Grill really stands out from the competition on aroad famous for Vietnamese food. An elegant new look incorporatinghand-crafted wooden furniture, subtle light fittings ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Standpoint Studios
London > Education > Evening Classes
45 Coronet Street, Hoxton, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Arts and crafts classes... More
 
 
 
School of Computer Technology
London > Education > Professional Training
73 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
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SPACe Centre
London > Leisure >
31 Falkirk Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
SPACe, the Hackney Sports and Performing Art Centre, is an award-winning leisure centre in Hackney which is part of Hackney Community College. Opened in 2001, SPACe ... More
 
 
 
Inter-Basket London
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Space Centre, Hackney Community College, Falkirk Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
NBL Conference ... More
 
 
 
Hackney Community College Weight Lifting Training
London > Leisure > Fitness
Hackney Community College, Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
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First Option Studio
London > Business > Venue Hire
11 Perseverance Works, 38 Kingsland Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
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The Tab Centre
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3 Godfrey Place, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Ye Olde Axe
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Ye Olde Axe

Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures ...More

 
BBC SO Total Immersion: Henri Dutilleux
Concerts | On 30th April 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Ye Olde Axe

Cellist Alban Gerhardt joins the orchestra for Dutilleux's Symphony No 1, Tout Un Monde Lointain, The Shadows Of Time: Cinq ...More

Kings of War
Kings of War
Theatre | Until 1st May 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Ye Olde Axe

Olivier Award-winning Ivo van Hove, who recently enjoyed success with Antigone and A View from the Bridge, brings ...More

 
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep
Exhibitions | Until 10th July 2016 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from Ye Olde Axe

For his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for ...More

 
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2016 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Ye Olde Axe

Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how ...More

 
An Introduction To Henri Dutilleux And His Music: Talk
Exhibitions | On 30th April 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Ye Olde Axe

With Dr Caroline Potter....More

Shakespeare And Modernism Symposium
Business Events | On 30th April 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Ye Olde Axe

Talks and discussions exploring the relationship between modernist thinking, scenography, art and literature in the early to mid-20th century....More

Kinky Malinki
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th April 2016 

McQueen 1.8 miles from Ye Olde Axe

House music sweeps the dancefloor all night long courtesy of Grant Richards and Groove Project....More

Tiga
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th April 2016 

XOYO 1.87 miles from Ye Olde Axe

The relentless resident DJ leads the night away with eclectic dance and house productions, with support from Patrick Topping and ...More

 
 
 
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