The Nest

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For birthdays, leaving dos or anything in between, area bookings are available at The Nest for parties 10 or more. You’ll benefit from having a base for your group for the duration of the party and they can even arrange free entry for you and your friends.

The Nest is also available mid-week for private events, get in touch for more info.

Fridays at The Nest are multifaceted, welcoming the likes of Artful Dodger, Coki and Etienne De Crecy in the past. House music every Saturdays hosts a special no-frills party in their Dalston basement home every week.

Since opening in 2010, The Nest has become renowned for showcasing the newest and most exciting dance music talent from around the world, all in an intimate basement space in the heart of Dalston.

A bonafide institution, The Nest’s no frills Martin Audio sound system attracts music lovers from far and wide, who come to experience at first hand our carefully crafted music policy, state of the art lighting and close-knit clubbing experience.


May vary depending on event
Booking required
Happily Affordable ££
Over 18


Day Open Close Notes
Monday - -
Tuesday - -
Wednesday - -
21:00 03:00
21:00 04:00
21:00 04:00
Sunday - -


The Nest
36 Stoke Newington Road, London, N16 7XJ

East London

Nearest station:
Dalston Kingsland (Rail)
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Had a great time here this past weekend! Booked a table for Kornel Kovacs - was the perfect warm up for the night.. bar/door staff was awesome. sound system was surprsingly good. dance floor was nice and sweaty, everyone was dancing and having a good time.
09 Aug 2016 by hayleyj

You have got to be kidding me??? Who is giving this place 4 or 5 stars??? The owner's friends? It is the absolute pits! If people from New York and Amsterdam came and saw this, they would laugh at us daring to call it a club. Its a damp, musty, shitehole with marginally good music. Full of people spending their weekly dole. Avoid at all costs! (Can I give this no stars?)
27 Jul 2016 by Tanya

I had a great night with relatively well priced drink prices. The queue was a little long however. I would recommend for a decent night. I prefer music at xoyo however
05 May 2016 by jameshmale

Had such a good night here. The student night on thursdays (i think it's your mum's house) is so worth it and definitely worth going a little earlier to avoid queues
08 Jul 2014 by jords

Boddika smashed this place a couple of weeks ago.. The Nest and xoyo guys are doing really well, line-ups are massive all the time. I prefer The Nest though, it's more intimate and cosy than xoyo.
28 Feb 2013 by weeman
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Really nice underground club: bar staff is all right, music and crowd are good. Good place to go to if you're in Dalston.
14 Feb 2013 by betok

I always go there when i'm in Dalston - entry fee is really good and DJs are sooo goood. It closes at 4am as well, which is not bad.
07 Feb 2013 by fiero

One of Dalstons finest clubs, open late and they get really good DJ's too!
13 Sep 2012 by out&about

Such a great place because they book wicked DJs. That's what it's all about here. It's a bit small but the bar is long and your attention is turned to the DJ decks anyways.
25 Jul 2012 by misez

one of the leaders of the dalston club scene, it gets great djs and has a good raw, fabric feel but its too narrow for me, needs a bit more space.
31 May 2012 by katiejolie

Good underground and late night DJ club in Dalston. Plenty of places to sit at, the atmosphere cranks up and the DJs rock it, its a little tight for space but the bar staff serve up good cocktails and its a cool young crowd.
29 Apr 2012 by alexbushell

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