Bars and Restaurants near O2 Academy Brixton
A good gig is one of the purest pleasures in life but that doesn't mean you should jump into that mosh pit unprepared. Dine on the best food in Brixton or have a tipple in a great bar; whether you're about to see your favourite band but need to hang out for a few hours or just want to make gig night that much more special, here's the best bars and restaurants near O2 Academy Brixton to really get you into the mood.
If you're taking a special someone to the gig with you, the Beast of Brixton is the perfect secret bar to impress them. Hidden upstairs with a street food-inspired menu (featuring a legendary Sunday roast) and heaps of cocktails and local beers, there's no reason not to stop by before you're gig... Unless you can't find it!
The Courtesan is a great place to grab some delicious Dim Sum before the gig in O2 Academy Brixton. The dark, vintage interior is modelled from an Imperial Chinese opium den, while the bar serves quality cocktails and speciality teas. Families are welcome here, which is ideal if you're taking someone to their first gig.
Situated just minutes from the O2 Academy Brixton, The Duke of Edinburgh is a great place for a little pre or post-gig food and drink. Pair bites from White Men Can't Jerk with cocktails and beer in the heaving beer garden or on a cosy corner sofa.
Barrio is a bar and restaurant near O2 Academy Brixton whose atmosphere will really get you in the mood for the gig. Reveling in Latin American culture, they offer tasty food from Peru along alongside new cocktails and Latin craft beers.