Standing proud on the corner of Coldharbour Lane and Atlantic Road, in the heart of trendy Brixton, Dogstar is London’s first DJ bar with over twenty years of musical heritage.

Since opening our doors in January 1995, we have proudly welcomed some of London’s hottest names, boasting stand out sets from the likes of Basement Jaxx, Hot Chip, Massive Attack, The Prodigy and The Specials.

Spread over three floors, the Dogstar is a vibrant 3-storey institution hosting a variety of DJ nights, arts and community events and one-off celebrations. With quirky vintage décor, comfy seating and friendly staff, Dogstar is the perfect destination for any social occasion when going out in Brixton

Fancy watching some sport, Dogstar loves Sport and is the home of Boxing in Brixton. Come in to watch all major sporting events, if we aren't advertising it, feel free to recommend it.

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night sees the freshest promoters and DJs combining forces to provide the soundtrack to your weekend. Enjoy an eclectic mix of the best electro, house, hip hop, dubstep and indie tunes, plus popular hands in the air classics to get you in the mood.

In addition to our legendary DJ nights, throughout the week we host live band nights, comedy, quiz events, FIFA football tournaments and craft markets. We play all the big sporting games and events on our large screen and have a pool table out the back. Please check our events page and social media to keep up to date.

Venture to the top floor and you will find the VIP Room, our function space – complete with its very own bar, decks and sound system. The VIP Room and our booths and cosy corners offer the perfect backdrop for any party booking and private event, however big or small. For more information please contact us or ask a friendly face behind the bar.

Whether you are looking for some midweek mischief or planning a big night out with your mates, head on down and join the party!

Entry Policy: We do not allow tracksuit bottoms or open back shoes to be worn in the venue after 10pm. Dogstar uses ID scan on weekends and operates a strict no-id-no-entry policy as part of our licence. This is also enforced by the police so please remind all your guests to bring ID. Accepted forms of ID are Passports, Drivers licences or any ID bearing the ‘Pass’ Hologram. Most overseas ID’s are accepted also.


  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • Fri & Sat, £5 After 10pm
  • None
  • Over 18


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 16:00 23:00
Tuesday 16:00 1:00
Wednesday 16:00 1:00
Thursday 16:00 2:00
Friday 16:00 4:00
Saturday 12:00 4:00
Sunday 12:00 23:00



Dogstar, 389, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 8LQ



Nearest Station

Brixton (Tube)

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Private Room 0 120 £200.00 750 1,500

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

Customer Reviews (5)

Our Review

Dogstar London - DJ Bar Review

Dogstar London - DJ Bar Review

Dogstar is one of South London's premier party spots; located on Coldharbour Lane, it draws revellers from far and wide with three floors of fun and frolics. Having been a favourite of mine for some time, I thought I was definitely due another visit to this little gem. The Venue From the outside Dogstar…