Most of the time when you get a crew together, the intent is to get a bit lairy - but sometimes the group wants to come together to have a good natter over a few nice cocktails. The Jones Family Project is a pretty civilised place to do this. Downstairs is a steak restaurant, which also caters to groups, but upstairs you’ll find booths and sofas where you crew can reminisce about Malaga 2010 without some really loud EDM drowning you out.
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The Light Bar
A Mediterranean small plates spot housed in a massive ex-Victorian power station, The Light Bar is perfect for date night and big group hangs.
Gloria is the restaurant equivalent to a night that ends with a broken Louboutin. It’s daft, it’s delicious, and it’s downright fun.
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Buster Mantis is a comfortable Depftord bar with Caribbean influences that’s open late on weekends and has plenty of outside seating.
Pickled Fred is a restaurant on Brick Lane, and the food can only be described as a bit all over the place.
Portobello Star is a very popular local hangout that also happens to make great drinks. Especially ones with gin.
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Shoreditch Sky Terrace
Shoreditch Sky Terrace bar’s hidden location and crowd control means that you feel like you are at a private pool party in Ibiza.
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
Aside from having the famous Orange Buffalo as its latest semi-permanent residency, Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen is great for a little rowdiness.
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