Notting Hill Arts Club

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© Dave Swindells
Westbourne Grove
Dedicated to polymorphic pleasures of very much an arts-based kind, this scruffily chic basement centre is home to – among other regular events like RoTa and Radio Gagarin – YoYo, which is still rammed every Thursday after almost a decade of programming hip hop, garage/grime, dubstep and bassline-heavy acts.
Venue name: Notting Hill Arts Club
Contact:
Address: 21 Notting Hill Gate

W11 3JQ
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 6pm-1am, Thurs-Fri 6pm-2am, Sat 4pm-2am, Sun 4pm-11pm.
Transport: Tube: Notting Hill Gate

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The Man on the Street
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Think of Notting Hill and many will think of poncy films, overpriced housing and the sort of gentrification that is sweeping London. Fortunately The Arts Club is keeping it real. Pretty crappy basement club with concrete floor, random furnishings and a stage with a sound system that should be audible at Piccadilly Circus. Last night it was a fiver to get in. A mistake on the part of the management on a Tuesday after the Easter Bank Holiday. The audience was sparse. Fortunately the headline band was totally worth the money and the trip. The Broken Witt Rebels are a rasping blues rock outfit destined for bigger things. Beer was £4.95 a bottle The only thing about this place that pissed me off was the bar staff handing me change on a side plate. I hate this at The Ritz and certainly don't like it in a basement bar. I hope the venue pays its staff well. There again some of the local residents can probably afford to leave the loose change. Still giving it 5 stars. Love the place.

vivelavinyl

NHAC is the best and coolest venue for people entering London from the west! Based on the high st. right by Notting Hill Gate tube, it's very accessible. They have an array of live music on offer on numerous days of the week.... and it's good music from different genres. A number of eclectic DJs play here regularly. I remember my first night here, in which I went solo, a certain Mr. Mark Ronson happened to be guest DJ! For the West of London, the prices and cover charge are reasonable. Put this on your schedule for future fun times!