Roadtrip & The Workshop

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Roadtrip & The Workshop is a roadside juke joint hangout smack bang in the gateway to Shoreditch. Its laid back rock'n'roll aloofness makes it a prime spot for locals, music types and groups of friends look to hang tight, and if they're lucky, catch the next big thing playing live!

Just because this place has got a rough-round-the-edges attitude towards its live acts, it doesn't mean it hasn't got an extraordinary cocktails list. Look out for classics like the absinthe laced Sazerac which packs a weighty punch, or the more delicate and experimental long drinks like the Chocolate Orange. As for the food, order your favourite pizza, hot dog or BBQ sharing platter and get stuck in.

Head downstairs, and you'll find The Workshop. A rowdy basement bar famed for its live music offering, The Workshop promises an intimate set-up, often pulsing well into the night! Keep an eye on their upcoming listings for some of the best gigs in the city.


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2 for 1 entry on Friday nights Book a guest list for 2 for 1 entry on Friday nights and save £5! for up to 150 guests 22:00 - 01:00


Friday & Saturday £5 after 11pm
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2 for 1 entry on Friday nights


Day Open Close Notes
12:00 00:00
12:00 01:00
12:00 02:00
12:00 03:00
12:00 05:00
12:00 05:00
12:00 00:00


Roadtrip & The Workshop
243 Old Street, London, EC1V 9EY


Nearest station:
Old Street (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.20
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.00
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £5.50
Cocktail £8.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £8.00
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £6.50
Bottle of House Wine £17.50
Bottle of Champagne £59.00
Jaeger Bomb £5.00

This venue serves American food.

A word from the chef:
Roadtrip & The Workshop serves a simple but tasty pleaser menu of burgers, pizza, nachos for sharing and hot dogs from Big Apple Hot Dogs. Brunch is served on weekends.

Our Review

Roadtrip Bar London - DJ Bar Review

Roadtrip Bar London - DJ Bar Review

Roadtrip Bar is at the forefront of trendy Shoreditch, located a short walk from Old Street Station into Hoxton. I've ventured this way many a time but it's always been on my way to work, so I was delighted to finally pass beyond the palm trees on a...

Read our full Roadtrip Bar London - DJ Bar Review review

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Ground Floor Private Room 340 £7k £15k
Basement Basement Space 110 £5k £8k
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Whoever took the photo of this bar deserves a medal! We visited on a Sunday afternoon, purely on the basis that this looked quirky and different. When we entered the place stank of bleach, the staff were surly and the food was VASTLY overpriced for what it was. Also my friend's hot chocolate was stone cold!! NOT impressed. lmason1 visited Roadtrip & The Workshop on 29 May 2016
02 Jun 2016 by lmason1

Quirky American style bar. Drinks are simple but effective and they have a good happy hour on during the week too. Staff were really friendly and I've seen some great music acts downstairs too.
09 Jul 2014 by gi_joe

Headed down for a friends birthday, we didn't stick it out the whole night but we did make use of their awesome cocktail hour which is 2-4-1. Pretty simple cocktails but tasty, and well worth the dosh
23 May 2014 by Katie
1 person people found this helpful

Small but lively, this bar is a great place to go if you want a mix of decent music, reasonable price drinks and a choice of sitting and chatting (over the music mind you) or dancing with a small dance raised dance area.
09 Feb 2014 by pintsize

Nice place for a late night drink but can lack atmosphere sometimes.
14 Jan 2014 by allym123
2 person people found this helpful

Great fun and great decor - check out the club downstairs its so cool! Really tiny and VERY Shoreditch - great live music too :)
24 Dec 2013 by barry_knows_best

great party place - everyone was up for a good time, and it was good music. pricey drinks though
13 Feb 2013 by holly

Such a cozy place with a cool rock n roll vibe and late closing time, I'll be back to check out the downstairs one day. The bar staff was very knowledgeable on this occasion but it could have been a blip. Nice mixed crowd.
08 Aug 2012 by misez

Went here on a Saturday night - really buzzy and lively! Perfect for pre-drinks before we went on to the club
19 Apr 2011 by yukyfishcakes

Not as trendy as a lot of the bars near it but definitely great for lively friday or saturday nights!
19 Apr 2011 by testnick

Love this place...great rocknroll, speakeasy vibe to it - came mid week after work for some cocktails and live music was on too. Looking fwd to see what the deal is on the weekend!
19 Apr 2011 by funtimes

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