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Salvaged from the shell of cult classic DJ bar/club/live-music venue Barden’s Boudoir, The Nest comes courtesy of the crew from Paradise by way of Kensal Green & the Old Queen’s Head,
Islington. This tight, dark, no-frills shoebox of a place piles on the building-site chic, & feeds the music crowd with electro, wired techno, freakbeat & thrashing guitars from mostly new
acts; night owls also rock on through until 4am at hook-ups such as The Kool Kids Club. Trendy beers include Sagres & Sol, & the drinks list extends to a fair range of high-end brands,
cocktails at £7 & wine from £3.50 a glass – plus bottles of Bolly at £67.50 for Miss Dynamite & Mark Ronson wannabes. Expect a door charge (& queues) after 10pm.
The Nest is recommended for