Nightlife , Late-night bars Shoreditch
  • 3 out of 5 stars
(7 user reviews)
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Catch is an engagingly mixed-up beast: a poky late-night bar/club that has the trappings of a hip hangout and the atmosphere of a student union. This means you get intimate wooden booths, dancefloor-oriented tunes from the DJs, a pool table during the day and a lot of crazed dancing as night rolls on. Catch's ground floor is essentially a late-night boogie den – there's no entry fee and it fills up pretty promptly with Staropramen- and Guinness-toting punters after 11pm. The small upstairs room can be hired out and attracts a great mix of adventurous young promoters. The Rebel Dining Society's 'Death By Burrito' Mexican popup that used to be here has now moved to a permanent site in Hoxton Square.

Venue name: Catch
Address: 22 Kingsland Rd
E2 8DA
Opening hours: Mon-Wed noon-midnight; Thur noon-1am; Fri, Sat noon-2am; Sun noon-1am
Transport: Tube: Old St
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Average User Rating

3 / 5

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Jennifer S

Fun times! I went here just last night to celebrate my 34th birthday. We had a table reserved from 9 to 2am and even though we arrived an hour late at 10pm because dinner ran over, the table was still unoccupied! Win! (They let them go after a half hour if you don't claim your spot). However, it was right by the open front doors so it was too cold to remove our jackets. The house staff was kind enough to look around the club for other unoccupied tables to hold 5 people. It was pretty empty at that time but the place gets busier around midnight.

The music is throwback hip-hop, R&B and top 40, with an emphasis on the former. I am unabashedly a fan of this music, which is why I purposely came here. The DJ overall was very good- blending one track into another by the end of one song so tunes didn't drag out. A lot of Destiny's Child/Beyonce. By the time we left at 1, the music has skewed too gangsta rap for me but the place wasn't overwhelmingly crowded, which I appreciated.

I loved there was no forced coat check so we piled our stuff into the settees and danced beside them. Cocktails are about 7.50 pounds to 9 pounds, not bad for a club. I got a tequila cocktail and while there was wayyyyyyy too much ice put in, like in all clubs, I had a slight buzz by the end. Granted, I'm a lightweight.

I would definitely return here again for fun dancing times. FREE entry!!!

jenny l

Sadly this club displays racist tendencies ... The rude manager claimed she didn't want an 'urban booking ' in the club ..., so closed the evening thus ruining my friends birthday party .., nice one

Luisa G

We popped to Catch as it said it was doing happy hour. The bar was very empty (which should have given us a sign!).

The happy hour wasn't as good as we thought, and it was only on very select things. The round we ended up getting (a pint and a coke) was actually ridiculously expensive! We stayed for one drink and then left. We were the only people in there, and it wasn't hard to see why!

Laura W

The worse place I have ever been. Cocktails are served in dirty glasses, cheap quality . Lady that claim herself as w manager of the venue has been very arrogant and rude to me and my friends and kicked us out of the venue using a very bad words towards us. I would never recommend going there to anybody, bad quality drinks for very high prices and worse service we could ever get.

shelia s

Thursday are always good at catch thy have DJ playing from 7or 8 plus happy hour till 9:30pm 


haven't been here in years, came for a gig and found out they do food now! will definitely be back to try