Brixton is seemingly the latest stop for London's trend train, and while local aggravation over venue closures are just and fair, that hasn't stopped its property being snapped up by those looking to capitalise on this new millennial territory. And while I agree that some additions to the area are ludicrous…
Canova Hall breathes new air into one of Brixton’s most commemorated buildings on 250 Ferndale Road, SW9 8BQ. Celebrating one of London’s most exciting areas, Canova Hall honours the provenance of what used to be the beloved worker’s hall of Britain’s first department store Le Bon Marché across the road. Canova Hall and its eclectic all-day and late-night offering welcomes in locals and all those visiting the neighbourhood to indulge in the buzzand grandeur of a timeless old market canteen.
All day and night the food is centred on natural fuel with an authentic wood oven imported from Modena, Italy, delivering quality, simple food. Everything on the menu is made in house every day from their 48 hour fermented pizza dough to their homemade pasta. They use the best ingredients they can and cook from scratch. They brought their pizzas from their sister bar Martello Hall in Hackney, including their best sellers Rock Star Margherita and Smokey Bandit alongside some new pizzas like The Hot Don with ‘nduja, finocchiona, pickled chillies, hot red pesto and oregano.
Evenings at Canova Hall mirror Brixton’s life and soul as cocktail trolleys offer gin and all the accompaniments for making your own drinks. If you'd prefer to be waited on you can ‘Book a Bartender’ and they will conjure up a mix of creative cocktails for you at your table as young London DJ’s and live bands play music into the early hours. Their day-time is as important at their evenings, with a relaxed workspace environment offering hot-desking, fast Wi-Fi and great coffee.
During the festive season, Canova Hall kicks it up a notch hosting everything from cocktail parties and dancing to Gin Masterclasses and sit-down Christmas dinners. They are also open until 3am on New Year's Eve with their famous Bottomless Brunch all day.
The team’s love of gin has by no means been diminished - having perfected their distilling skills with their on-site gin distillery ‘Nicola’ at Martello Hall, they are going bigger and better at Brixton with a new bespoke still called ‘Grace’. Those looking to take Canova Hall’s distinctive gin flavours home will be able to do so with small batches of both the Canova Gin, Martello Gin and Serata Hall being sold across all sites.
Open 7 days a week from early morning to 1am (Friday and Saturday), Canova Hall will cater to your whole day. Be it the wage earners hot-desking with the bottomless coffee flowing or the late night revellers sipping on cocktails whilst dancing to deep dug vinyl gems.
- Restaurant , Restaurant Bar , Cocktail Bar
- Chatting and Drinking , Drinking and Eating , Eating
- Brixton, South London
- Brunch, Daytime, Live Music
- Happily Affordable ££
- Disabled Toilets
- No Charge
Canova Hall, 250, Ferndale Road, SW9 8BQ
|The Bitters Bar||Private Room||32||50||-||No min spend £100 Deposit to book||£200 Hire fee includes bar tender|
A beautiful semi private area, situated beside the open kitchen and bar enclose by steampunk style shutters and encompassed by the beautiful Art Deco floor to ceiling length windows, giving the space the perfect aesthetics and vibe for any style of party. Taking bookings for Christmas 2019.
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