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.
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.
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.
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.
Fill yourself up on Blues Kitchen's authentic Texas BBQ and sip on their signature cocktails and step into a real American experience set in Brixton. Playing live blues, roots and soul music on top of it all makes it a great bar near O2 Academy Brixton to get some proper pre-gig fun.
Sometimes you need a bit of calm before the storm of a gig, and Market House is the right port. Settle in at the laid back bar, tuck into their American-themed food and enjoy some cocktails before unleashing at O2 Academy Brixton. If it's the weekend, the bar's open until 4am if you want to keep the party going through the night.
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!
If you're looking for a bar after your gig in the O2 Academy Brixton, Phonox is the place for you. Offering the best dance music from the most talented local DJs handpicked by the venue and a buzzing atmosphere, this is the place to run to if you don't want your night to end at all.
Looking for somewhere for a quick bite to eat and a swift drink before your gig? There's nowhere quite like Lost In Brixton, the rooftop haunt with swoon-worthy interiors and mouthwatering food delivered directly from the vendors in the market below.