Dublin Castle

Bars and pubs, Pubs Camden Town
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The Dublin Castle is one of a circuit of London venues that make up the essential proving ground for any up-and-coming band. It's dim despite the skylights and far from salubrious: upholstered couches of the 'economy train seat' ilk; mirrors dotted with fingerprints and dog-eared drinks promotions. Posters all over the walls hint at the bands who've come through here – from Madness to Blur.


Venue name: Dublin Castle
Address: 94
Transport: Tube: Camden Town/Camden Road Overground
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  • Rock and indie Thursday January 26 2017
  • Covers bands Friday January 27 2017
  • Reggae and dancehall Saturday January 28 2017
  • Rock and indie Tuesday January 31 2017
  • Dance and electronic Saturday February 4 2017 - Sunday February 5 2017
  • Covers bands Saturday February 18 2017
  • Rap, hip hop and R&B Friday February 24 2017

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Poor old Tuesday evenings. They’re not halfway through the week, so you don’t want to go too crazy. But you’ve successfully made it through your Monday, so surely that deserves a little jolly, right? Course it does!

And Camden has just the answer: The Dublin Castle. Tuesday evenings host their ever-popular open-mic nights – where talented and brave musicians perform to a bustling crowd.

If you just fancy watching, get there early as seats get snatched up quickly. The space is intimate, meaning if you’re standing you’re at risk of spending the evening shoulder bumping and pint dodging.

If you fancy performing, get there even earlier – spaces are limited and the chance of performing in a legendary music venue such as this one is high in demand.

The music that’s shared is so varied, expect to hear every genre: from blues and indie, to rock and soul. Which is exactly why it’s such a popular night.

The pub serve some great ales and offer a selection of tasty bar snacks – so it’s the perfect pre hump-day escapade.

Fabio D

Fun pub, especially after-hours when it usually stays open till 1am or later; rough-and-ready but all the more charming for it

Javier M

This pub is really close to Camden area (but close to Regents Park) and it's a very good place to enjoy live music.