The bar downstairs at the Breakfast Club is good to keep on hand for things like dates and impromptu drinks when you want an alternative to the one of the pubs in the area. You do have to spit out a slightly cringey password to staff (‘I’m here to get lucky’), but it’s worth it to access the basement space via the kitchen. It’s a fun curveball to throw into the evening’s proceedings and to seem more interesting to your mates than your 9-5 at Deloitte suggests. The drinks are nice enough, but you’re here to enjoy the DIY atmosphere and close-quarters vibe. There are a few booths you can book in advance (max 6-7 people, even though it says 10 on the website), and things to eat like wings and fried pickles if you’re feeling snacky.
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