Liquid Nation

 
 
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161-165 Ladbroke Grove, W10 6JH 
 
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Liquid NationInspired by the credit crunch, Mean Fiddler bar magnate Vince Power's new Ladbroke Grove bar Liquid Nation (Liquidation, geddit?) combines free live music and cheap drinks in an ostensible bid to make people aware of the current financial climate. Hence the huge pictures of Sir Fred Goodwin and Bernie Madoff in the windows, the student union-type décor and - get this - the £2.50 price tag set against every drink behind the bar (and bottles of wine from £7). Located in a rather shabby concrete block underneath the Westway flyover, Liquid Nation (formerly Ten West and Ion Bar) is an attempt to bring a bit of Dalston cool to West London. The interior was designed by 10 art students - which explains the mishmash furniture and second-hand shop feel - and the staff are friendly. There's certainly a relaxed vibe here and with live music in the basement from Wednesday to Saturday, the place is bound to fill. All in all, you can hardly argue with a place that lets you get in a round of four drinks for a tenner - even if you have to drink beer from the cans. It remains to be seen, however, if this latest Power venture will retain its purpose once the recession wears off and we've forgotten about Robert Peston et al.

 

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Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £66  36% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 15 minutes from Liquid Nation
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Dorsett Shepherds Bush London
Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £90  25% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 18 minutes from Liquid Nation
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The Abbey Court Notting Hill London
The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £67  39% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 19 minutes from Liquid Nation
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130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Liquid Nation
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Vue Westfield London
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Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
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London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Monday 22nd December 2014 - 11am
The Electric Cinema, 191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Liquid Nation
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Westfield London Santa's Grotto London
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Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush, Ariel Way, Shepherd\'s Bush, W12 | 13 minutes from Liquid Nation
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Christmas Services At St Peter's Notting Hill London
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
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London > Shopping > Clothing
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London > Shopping > Music Shops
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Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crawthorne Road, Notting Hill, W10 | 3 minutes from Liquid Nation
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96 Ladbroke Grove, W11 | 6 minutes from Liquid Nation
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London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 18 minutes from Liquid Nation
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 18 minutes from Liquid Nation
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96 Ladbroke Grove, W11 | 6 minutes from Liquid Nation
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The Fat Badger
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
310 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W10 | 8 minutes from Liquid Nation
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171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from Liquid Nation
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
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The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 17 minutes from Liquid Nation
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 8 minutes from Liquid Nation
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London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Liquid Nation
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London > Business > Venue Hire
8 Addison Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W14 | 20 minutes from Liquid Nation
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Westfield London Ice Rink
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The Enchanted Page - An Exhibition Of Children's Illustration
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

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Concerts | Until 19th December 2015 

William IV 17 minutes walk from Liquid Nation

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Saturdays at Paradise
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th December 2014 

Paradise by Way of Kensal Green 17 minutes walk from Liquid Nation

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Bush Theatre 17 minutes walk from Liquid Nation

Up In Arms Theatre Company presents Linda Bassett and Robin Soans in Barney Norris's drama about a Wiltshire farming family ...More

Chimera
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Gate Theatre 18 minutes walk from Liquid Nation

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Concerts | On 20th December 2014 

Shepherd's Bush Empire 19 minutes walk from Liquid Nation

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