Looking Glass Cocktail Club 1

49 Hackney Road , London, E2 7NX

SquareMeal Review of Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Encouraged by the success of the White Rabbit in Stoke Newington, its owners have opened a new hooch hutch pitched at trendy Shoreditch bunnies. The deconstructed interior of a former fashion wholesale unit (funked up with tacky Louis XVI repro) now sets the scene for some curious sips that may or may not yell ‘DRINK ME!’ – depending whether you fancy shelling out £12.50 on fancies such as pop goes the walrus (a buttered popcorn-infused bourbon and caramel sundae) Alternatively, sip Looking Glass fizz (stewed ‘brambly’ apples, blackcurrant, gingerbread and Prosecco), or go Mad Hatter-ish with high tea (vodka, strawberry jam, milk, rum and raisin ice cream). However, the small post-nuclear parlour bar is only half the story: beyond is a slightly larger, mirror-image lounge, where DJs, live bands and burlesque are part of the mix.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Shoreditch Tube Station 692m

Shorditch Station 752m


Address: 49 Hackney Road , London E2 7NX

Area: Bethnal Green Shoreditch

Opening times

Mon-Sun 5pm-12M (Fri-Sat -1am)

Nearby Landmarks

Brick Lane 991m

Spitalfields 1km


Telephone: 020 7613 3936

Cuisine: Bars


Food & Drink: 10.0

Service: 10.0

Atmosphere: 10.0

Value: 10.0

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 5.0

Jessica K. 10 May 2013

I love this cocktail club. The atmosphere, drinks and the staff are excellent.