The Barfly Camden  

 
 
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49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AN
 
 
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Mon to Thu 7pm-12am, Fri & Sat 7pm-3am, Sun 12pm-12am
 

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Of the huge tally of pubs and clubs that line Camden's streets, Barfly stands out thanks to the predominant quality of the live acts, in spite of the fact they put on gigs on each and every night of the week. Optimistically speaking you might expect to catch tomorrow's flavour of the month, or even a band destined for super-stardom - Coldplay, Blur, Oasis, the Strokes and Death in Vegas have all graced the stage of Barfly. But this only happens on the rarest of occasions. Nevertheless, the promoters - who listen to over 500 demo tapes every week - have a knack of talent spotting, hence a crowd often speckled with record company A & R men. Enter the gloomy downstairs bar, pick up a pint and head upstairs for the main event. On a busy night they pack the punters in, standing room only in front of the stage. It might be a bit uncomfortable but this makes for a fabulous atmosphere with the audience pressed right up against the stage. Join the young, enthusiastic crowds and show your appreciation by wildly jumping around with wild, carefree abandon.

 

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Cheap ThrillsCheap ThrillsThe best party DJs spin disco, hip hop, house and techno.2018-12-20T21:30:00+00002018-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Bad KidsBad KidsHouse party vibes across two floors as residents supply hip hop, dancehall, Afrobeats, reggaeton, bass, drum'n'bass and more.2018-12-20T22:00:00+00002018-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The Adrenaline AnimalsThe Adrenaline AnimalsThe three-piece combo plays energetic indie rock.2018-12-21T19:00:00+00002018-12-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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CrushCrushResidents spin classic hip hop and R&B across two floors.2018-12-22T21:30:00+00002018-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Cheap ThrillsCheap ThrillsThe best party DJs spin disco, hip hop, house and techno.2018-12-27T21:30:00+00002018-12-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Bad KidsBad KidsHouse party vibes across two floors as residents supply hip hop, dancehall, Afrobeats, reggaeton, bass, drum'n'bass and more.2018-12-27T22:00:00+00002018-12-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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DJ Luck & MC NeatDJ Luck & MC NeatGarage music royalty DJ Luck and MC Neat.2018-12-29T21:30:00+00002018-12-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Spotlight Ft Otis Mensah, Paranoid King & Ray WillisSpotlight Ft Otis Mensah, Paranoid King & Ray Willis2019-01-03T19:00:00+00002019-01-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Spotlight Ft Otis Mensah, Paranoid King & Ray Willis
Cheap ThrillsCheap ThrillsThe best party DJs spin disco, hip hop, house and techno.2019-01-03T21:30:00+00002019-01-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Bad KidsBad KidsHouse party vibes across two floors as residents supply hip hop, dancehall, Afrobeats, reggaeton, bass, drum'n'bass and more.2019-01-03T22:00:00+00002019-01-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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LondonTown.com - The Barfly Camden Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
22 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  35% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 24 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 24 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Barfly Camden

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
 
 
 
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred people ... More
 
 
 
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The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 9 minutes from The Barfly Camden
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live ... More
 
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Barfly Camden
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 18 minutes from The Barfly Camden
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 18 minutes from The Barfly Camden
The Hampstead Theatre has existed in various forms since 1959, when it opened in a Scout Hall and its opening season in 1959 included two new ... More
 
 
 
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The Adrenaline Animals
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 21st December 2018 - 7pm
The Barfly Camden, 49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as The Barfly Camden
The three-piece combo plays energetic indie rock....More
 
 
 
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Adam Ant
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December 2018 - 7pm
The Barfly Camden, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Barfly Camden
The flamboyant singer known for this new wave and post-punk hits in the 1980s performs material from his entire back catalogue....More
 
 
 
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Monkey Business Camden Comedy Club
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 20th December 2018 - 8pm-10.30pm
The Barfly Camden, 150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The Barfly Camden
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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176 Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
A welcome addition to the North London arts scene which, until 176 opened, was not overwhelmed with great galleries. This is the new home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 10 minutes from The Barfly Camden
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from the ... More
 
 
 
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
 
 
 
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General Eyewear
London > Shopping > Eyewear
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Specialising in quality unused vintage eyewear from 1950-1989, Arckiv has a particular penchant for hand-made sixties and seventies British men's frames. Statement sunglasses include luxury brands ... More
 
 
 
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Melrose and Morgan
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
 
 
 
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Belgo Noord
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
72 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as The Barfly Camden
Going into Belgo Noord feels like being whisked away to some Northern European drinking den. Fat men with moustaches smile at you from the walls, strangely ... More
 
 
 
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Cottons
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
55 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as The Barfly Camden
Cottons is a slightly upmarket version of a traditional Caribbean restaurant. It's still very informal, friendly in fact, and there's plenty of music and laughter, but ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
57-58 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as The Barfly Camden
... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 11 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 23 minutes from The Barfly Camden
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 25 minutes from The Barfly Camden
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 6 minutes from The Barfly Camden
triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
 
 
 
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 16 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
London > Leisure > Fitness
213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 17 minutes from The Barfly Camden
The London School of Yoga attempts to demystify Yoga, eliminating the intimidating jargon and self-important ritual that so often attaches itself to the activity. Skilled instructors, ... More
 
 
 
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The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
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The Pembroke Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Everyone knows that Primrose Hill has one of the best views in the city. On a summer's eve why not take a walk to the summit, ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from The Barfly Camden
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 8 minutes from The Barfly Camden
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Barfly Camden
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 26 minutes from The Barfly Camden
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 27 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Adam Ant
Concerts | Until 20th December 2018 

Roundhouse 1 minute walk from The Barfly Camden

The flamboyant singer known for this new wave and post-punk hits in the 1980s performs material from his entire back ...More

The Brand New Heavies
Concerts | Until 20th December 2018 

The Jazz Cafe 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

Pioneering acid jazz outfit, who are based in London and have been melding jazz, funk and soul for over two ...More

Dom Pipkin
Music | Until 19th December 2018 

The Green Note Cafe 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

New Orleans-style jazz from the London-based pianist and singer as he pays tribute to the American musician, Professor Longhair....More

Diving Station
Concerts | On 19th December 2018 

The Dublin Castle 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

The outfit plays harp-driven dream pop with support from Chanteuse And Hippos and Sounds Of Uno....More

JF Robitaille & Lail Arad
Concerts | Until 19th December 2018 

The Green Note Cafe 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

The Canadian and UK singer-songwriter collaborate on a set of folk-pop originals....More

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Jewish Museum 10 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

The first UK retrospective of Russian born American photographer, known for having created one of the most widely recognised and ...More

Natural Born Storytellers
Comedy | On 19th December 2018 

The Camden Head 11 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

A themed open-mic night for anyone wanting to share intimate, honest stories....More

Christmas at London Zoo
Christmas at London Zoo
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2019 

ZSL London Zoo 11 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

A canopy of over 100,000 glistening pea-lights and larger-than-life animal sculptures are part of Christmas at London Zoo - don't ...More

 

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Over the course of one month, the Grace Wales Bonner exhibition at the Sackler part ...More

 
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The Olivier award-winning Peeping Tom from Belgium return ...More

 
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From France, Theatre de l'Entrouvert's puppet theatre piece, ...More

 
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