Ye Olde Axe

 
 
ADDRESS
69 Hackney Road, E2 8ET 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Pub 12:00-23:00 daily, Club Fri & Sat 23:00-5:00
 

Nearby

 

One of Shoreditch's odder venues, Ye Olde Axe manages to combine being an ordinary East End boozer, a strip joint and a fashionable nightclub. It looks like a typical shabby old man's pub apart from the pole and the bored-looking women wandering around in their scanties. At eleven o'clock on Fridays and Saturdays, it undergoes a transformation: the strippers put their clothes on, and the place is flooded with trendy young things in hyper-fashionable vintage wear, dancing to the cutting edge of retro sounds, with Rock-a-Billy the current music of choice.

 

Opening and closing times for Ye Olde Axe

Today (Tuesday) Ye Olde Axe closes at 2.00

Monday:

16.00
-
Midnight
 
 

Tuesday:

14.00
-
2.00
 
 

Wednesday:

14.00
-
2.00
 
 

Thursday:

14.00
-
2.00
 
 

Friday:

13.00
-
6.00
 
 

Saturday:

13.00
-
6.00
 
 

Sunday:

12.00
-
Midnight
 
 

LondonTown.com - Ye Olde Axe Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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