Macondo

 
 

THIS VENUE IS NOW CLOSED FOR BUSINESS.

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ADDRESS
8-9 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 6PB 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Sun to Thur 10:00 - 11:00, Fri to Sat 10:00 - 12:00
 

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  • Visitor Information

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

 
London Events 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Macondo

Near Macondo
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  22% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Macondo
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  25% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Macondo
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  36% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 11 minutes from Macondo
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Shopping near Macondo

The best shops and markets near Macondo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sh! Women's Erotic Emporium
London > Shopping > Specialists
57 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | Same location as Macondo
Tea and sex, how very British! This friendly boutique in Hoxton Square offers girlies the chance to seek out kinky playthings, books and erotica, in a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
KK Outlet
London > Shopping > Art and Design
42 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | Same location as Macondo
Just the kind of hip, happening 'multifunctional' space you'd expect on Hoxton Square, KK Outlet is not just a shop and gallery it's also the offices ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Murdock
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
46 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E27DP | 1 minute from Macondo
Well groomed gentlemen come to Murdock's for an old fashioned wet shave, a hair cut and - for the more discerning - a manicure and shoe ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Macondo

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Floripa Presents: Cuban Combination
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 5pm
Favela London, 91-93 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A | 3 minutes from Macondo
Latin, jazz and soul, all dancing all singing, collective....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 12th April 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Macondo
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
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Gaz Coombes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 7pm
Rough Trade East, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Macondo
The Oxford-based singer-songwriter and Supergrass member, performs his indie-pop originals....More
 
 
 
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Near Macondo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, N1 | 1 minute from Macondo
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Macondo
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Macondo
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a magazine ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Macondo

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Macondo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Macondo
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Macondo
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 2 minutes from Macondo
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex Dellal. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Macondo

What are the best dining options near Macondo London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lunch Club
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
41 Hoxton Square, N1 | Same location as Macondo
After impressing us with PipsDish, a popular pop-up in a former Citroen garage in Islington, chef and journalist Philip Dundas has set up a new home ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cay Tre
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
301 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | 1 minute from Macondo
Vietnamese cuisine.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Breakfast Club, Hoxton
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Rufus Street, N1 | 1 minute from Macondo
Following the success of their Soho cafe, opened in 2005, The Breakfast Club opened three more cafes across London. This one comes with a license so ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Macondo

Near Macondo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Macondo
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Macondo
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes from Macondo
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Macondo

Macondo gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Macondo
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Macondo
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Macondo
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Macondo
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Macondo
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Macondo
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
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Macondo clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plastic People
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
147-149 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Macondo
Don't come to Plastic People expecting a stylish bar and the latest trendy cocktails. There's nothing fancy about this basement club, but what it does offer ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Happiness Forgets
London > Nightlife > Bars
8-9 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, N1 | 1 minute from Macondo
Embracing the new wave of drinking habits in London, Happiness Forgets is a quaint underground bar that provides drinkers with decent cocktails and a place to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Market
London > Nightlife > Bars
288-299 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Macondo
Back for a fourth year, Red Market have partnered with Background Bars to transform a 20,000 square foot car park in the heart of Shoreditch into ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Macondo

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 1 minute from Macondo
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from Macondo
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from Macondo
... More
 
 
 
 

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The Tiger Moths
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Zigfrid von Underbelly 1 minute walk from Macondo

The band plays toe-tapping indie folk with a twist of country, with support from King Compass, Rjmarks, Loveless, Carl-Philip Olander....More

Club The Mammoth
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th January 2015 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 1 minute walk from Macondo

Guests and residents play rock, pop and punk beats....More

Mister D
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 1 minute walk from Macondo

Mister D is a conceptual music project fronted by Polish writer Dorota Mastowska which features raunchy, modern electro-beats and mesmerising ...More

Fortnight In Florida
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

The Bedroom Bar 2 minutes walk from Macondo

The outfit plays downbeat electronic pop with support from John Landau & The Giants, Johnny Du Toit....More

Floripa Presents: Cuban Combination
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Favela London 3 minutes walk from Macondo

Latin, jazz and soul, all dancing all singing, collective....More

Quest Ensemble
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 3 minutes walk from Macondo

The London-based trio performs a selection of contemporary works....More

The Story Collider: Fluctuations
Kids Events | On 28th January 2015 

The Book Club 3 minutes walk from Macondo

With host Brian Wecht (theoretical physicist and Story Collider co-founder)....More

Fluctuations
Kids Events | On 28th January 2015 

The Book Club 3 minutes walk from Macondo

The Story Collider, New York City's own science storytelling show, is back....More

Sophie Smiles
Concerts | Until 25th March 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 5 minutes walk from Macondo

The singer performs expressive jazz and bluesy, soul, mixed with rhythm'n'blues....More

Jawdance
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2015 

Rich Mix Centre 7 minutes walk from Macondo

A splurge of spoken word - features, poetry short films, and that ever popular open mic!...More

 

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