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1 August 2014
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The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS

Bars Whitechapel, Mile End

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  • Wine: £15.00
  • Champagne: £40.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 4pm-12M Sat-Sun 1pm-12.30am

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If you manage to locate this cool candlelit bunker, you will be guaranteed a good time. For once, here is a ‘speakeasy' in the true clandestine sense of the term – although it seems half the City is already in on the secret. Inside, it feels like an old Virginia coal mine invaded by a hollerin' hound-dog soundtrack. Park yourself on a high banquette and sink a mean dirty-sweet or dry martini, pear and cardamom sidecar, Lynchburg-Leith lemonade or chilli and lemongrass margarita. Beer drinkers have Cusqueña, Cruzcampo and Timothy Taylor Landlord, while grape interest starts well below £20. Staff are as cute as the bar's ‘trick' entrance, and the food is Happy Days/Brady Bunch stuff: onion rings, buffalo chicken, chilli cheese fries and viciously spiced meatballs – definitely not for ‘scaredy cats'.

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  1. The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

    Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS
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    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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    Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS
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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  1. Published : Wednesday, 23rd April 2014

    love2feed :: drink: mayor of scaredy cat town

    What is in the fridge? A beer? A cold drink? How about all that and then some more? Welcome to the Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town. Behind a secret door in the Breakfast Club in Aldgate is where the Mayor lives. We took some friends who were in town to grab a few cocktails. You should try to get a reservation because the space is limited. She says: Keeping it light, I got the ginger beer. Not the usual offering of ginger beer here, they had one from Follows & Fentimans. Nice and refreshing. The candle lights of the cocktail bar and the space makes it a great place to catch up and talk with friends...
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  2. Published : Thursday, 27th June 2013

    sexdrugsandbaconrolls :: The Mayor of Scardy Cat Town

    As any of you who have been to the Breakfast Club will know there is always a long queue, but if you are in the know (or have read this post and want to give it a go) in The Spitalfield’s Breakfast Club you can ask to be taken to the Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town and skip the queue. Ok I admit you will be given the evil eye by those waiting in the queue (I have even been called names for pushing in) but it is much better than queuing outside. You are then taken through the Smeg fridge, which before you know would never guess it is a secret door to an underground bar. You are then taken down a black staircase with a neon sign stating ‘Thrills’, pointing downstairs...
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