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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The Rhythm Studio Band ShowcaseThe Rhythm Studio Band Showcase2019-03-19T19:00:00+00002019-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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A History Of UK Pirate Radio With DJ SpookyA History Of UK Pirate Radio With DJ SpookyClubbing, Dubstep.2019-03-22T21:30:00+00002019-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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CrushCrushResidents spin classic hip hop and R&B across two floors.2019-03-23T21:30:00+00002019-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Mercy's CartelMercy's CartelEssex-born R&B singer-songwriter.2019-03-25T19:00:00+00002019-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Mercy's Cartel
Sophie And The GiantsSophie And The GiantsPunk-edge indie four-piece from Sheffield fronted by vocalist and guitarist Sophie Scott.2019-03-28T19:00:00+00002019-03-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Sophie And The Giants
Full CrateFull CrateThe DJ spins forward-thinking electronic music from R&B to dancehall.2019-03-28T21:30:00+00002019-03-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Weekend RecoveryWeekend RecoveryGarage-rock band from Leeds.2019-03-29T18:30:00+00002019-03-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Steam: Hot Disco & Funky EditsSteam: Hot Disco & Funky Edits2019-03-29T21:30:00+00002019-03-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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Cameron SandersonCameron SandersonThe London-based singer-songwriter performs his dark-edged alternative electropop material.2019-03-30T19:00:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Barfly Camden, 49  Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8AN
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CrushCrushResidents spin classic hip hop and R&B across two floors.2019-03-30T21:30:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+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 £67  40% 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
 
 
 
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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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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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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 19th March 2019 - 7pm
The Barfly Camden, 49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as The Barfly Camden
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The Cinematic Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2019 - 7pm
The Barfly Camden, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Barfly Camden
Nu-jazz and electronic collective formed by Jason Swinscoe....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st March to 7th July 2019 - Various Times
The Barfly Camden, 176 Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 | 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
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Near & Far Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from The Barfly Camden
The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout and The Good Mixer is the biggest. This Camden ... More
 
 
 
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Fest Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from The Barfly Camden
Housed in a 200 year old Grade II listed former horse hospital at Camden Stables Market, FEST Camden , launched ... 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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Sharp's Folk Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th March 2019 

Cecil Sharp House 7 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

Performances of folk music, songs and stories....More

Lore And The Living Archive'
Exhibitions | Until 14th April 2019 

Cecil Sharp House 7 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

An exhibition inspired by the archive of traditional folk art and artefacts collected by Doc Rowe, with new works by ...More

The Japanese House
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

Electric Ballroom 8 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

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Brother Ali
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

The Jazz Cafe 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

An American rapper and social activist whose lyrics reflect his concern for justice....More

George St Clair
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

The Green Note Cafe 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

The singer-songwriter, now resident in the UK, performs epic ballads, poetic commentary and wry reflections informed by his West Texas ...More

Marcus Bonfanti & The Delta Duo
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

The Green Note Cafe 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

The award-winning London-based blues guitarist delivers his powerful vocals combined with many different guitar styles, with his accompanying musicians....More

Sumac
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

Underworld 9 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

Experimental, post-metal trio, led by Aaron Turner of Isis and the label, Hydrahead. With support from Endon and Baptists....More

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Comedy | On 19th March 2019 

The Camden Head 11 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

Improvised comedy presented by MC Alexander Bennett....More

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Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

The Forum 13 minutes walk from The Barfly Camden

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