Macondo

 
 

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS.

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OPENING TIMES
Sun to Thur 10:00 - 11:00, Fri to Sat 10:00 - 12:00
 

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Macondo is a fictional town described in Gabriel García Márquez's novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. This is possibly where this art showroom and venue gets its name. It includes a cafe/bar in trendy Hoxton Square where you can read, dream, share your ideas, get inspired and sip on a drink while munching and socialising.

 

LondonTown.com - Macondo Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Paul Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Macondo on LondonTown.com

 
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