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Description

The ONLY place to spend your Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter/Life. Voted 'Best All-in-one in Shoreditch 2016/17 and 'Best Outdoor Space in Shoreditch' in the 2015/16.

Located literally in the middle of Old Street Roundabout and accessed via a secret staircase in the tube station, The Magic Roundabout is London’s most unique party space, offering award-winning street food, banging coffee, beautiful cocktails, craft beers and great music, all in an outdoor setting which is completely covered and heated in winter! The venue gets a totally new look every six months and for winter 2017 will be taking you on a trip down memory lane through the flower-powered 60s right through to the fresh prints of the 90s. 

Expect delicious food from award-winning Burger Bear (we recommend the Grizzly Bear which is a gooey bacon cheeseburger topped with a secret recipe Bacon Jam) and Skins who offer loaded retro potato skins with many filling options including Fleetwood Mac'n'Cheese and the Mighty Mexican. Plus, for winter 2017 Magic welcomes new kids on the block Smokin' Lotus who will be home-smoking pork and beef brisket (and veggie options) daily. The combination of smoked meats and Asian flavours is truly mouthwatering and we predict great things! 

As if that wasn't enough, a line-up of DJs plucked from some of London’s biggest clubs will be on the decks each night, playing a superb mix of disco, house and party classics. 

An industrial haven for three of London’s favourite things: eats, beats and booze. BOOM!

What's on

To see all upcoming events view the full event calendar.


Free Bank Holiday Monday Roof Party

Free Bank Holiday Monday Roof Party

Monday 7 May 2018

We're throwing a Magic Mayday Bank Holiday Terrace Party !  ★ Djs on the day : Tred Benedict + TBA ★ Street...

Lost In Shoreditch: Summer Day Party

Lost In Shoreditch: Summer Day Party

Sunday 13 May 2018

JBT Entertainment Presents: Lost In Shoreditch: Summer Opening Party Sunday 13th May 2018 3pm-11pm FIRST 50 TICKETS...

Nocturnal **Hip Hop Hangover All day party**

Nocturnal **Hip Hop Hangover All day party**

Sunday 20 May 2018

With summer nearly on the verge of us, we are bringing back our summer hangout party!  Nocturnal Presents  Hip Hop...

Summer Hip Hop Cookout

Summer Hip Hop Cookout

Saturday 26 May 2018

**THE EVENT**Chicken, Beer and Hip Hop! We're back to provide you with CHICKEN, BEER and HIPHOP vibes. Join us on top...

Magic Jungle Bank Holiday Party

Magic Jungle Bank Holiday Party

Sunday 27 May 2018

Picture a beautiful jungle paradise rooftop surrounded by eye-catching decoration and happy faces, featuring a...

Info

Free Weds-Fri, event dependent Sat-Sun
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Shoreditch
18
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
None

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
13:00 22:00

Location

Magic Roundabout
Old Street Roundabout, London, EC1Y 1BE

Area:
East London

Nearest station:
Old Street (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £5.00
Pint of Real Ale £5.00
Cocktail £8.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £7.50
Jaeger Bomb £4.00

Menus

Burger Bear Menu 2017 Download
White Men Cant Jerk 2017 Download
Loaded Skins Menu - LAUNCHES APRIL 2017 Download


This venue serves American, Burgers and Bar Snacks food.

A word from the chef:
We only use the best quality ingredients and make our food, come see what all the fuss is about and exactly why we win so many awards!

Our Review

The Magic Roundabout Old Street - London Bar Review

The Magic Roundabout Old Street - London Bar Review

After securing a stonking £36k via Kickstarter last year, the brains behind Stokey Bears restaurant and the Burger Bear pop-up events unveiled their ambitious plans for a multi-partner, permanent venue located slap bang in the middle of Old...

Read our full The Magic Roundabout Old Street - London Bar Review review

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Whole Venue Outdoor Space 150 500 on request £7.5k £20k+
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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No queue, shown straight to table and really good atmosphere. Just had to wait quite a while in queue for drinks at the bar Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-04-14
by on April 17th, 2018
4

Perfect place to visit if you want to party. Had such an amazing time and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-04-14
by on April 16th, 2018
5

The Magic Roundabout were wonderful hosts for my birthday on Friday. From the initial enquiry until the last person left, they were a pleasure to deal with and I know my guests had a fantastic night too. I look forward to seeing them again soon, and will certainly think of them next time I am asked for a recommendation for a venue.
by on April 11th, 2018
5

My favourite bar in London did not disappoint. A few friends and I came here to celebrate my birthday at the weekend. Good tunes, good beer, good food. Would recommend to anyone looking for literally anything to do. Fantastic, chilled place to hang out that has everything you need in one place. Looking forward to the roof being off in the summer and coming back again. :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-03-31
by on April 3rd, 2018
5

My friends and I visited the venue for my birthday, with some coming from Birmingham and Portsmouth. We were welcomed with a round of shots to apologise for the awful weather leaving the reserved area soaked which was great. We were then placed somewhere else. The gazebo roof then split from the rain and my friend got soaked. There were unfortunately no good drivers at the venue or anything the staff could do to help meaning we had to go elsewhere for my friend to dry herself before carrying on with the day. It’s a shame that the venue didn’t think about this kind of possibility in advance having more drivers or at least a contingency plan for such a situation seeing the kind of venue they are. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-03-30
by on April 2nd, 2018
1

Had a great time, cool vibes, nice seating area with heater lamps. Great service too. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-03-14
by on March 16th, 2018
5

Bit leaky - but probably serves me right for going in the winter. Great VIBE!
by on February 22nd, 2018
4

Our team had a really excellent night out, great food and a lovely team. The only thing that was a bit of a let down was the DJ who recycled songs and seemed pretty disinterested...left everyone on a bit of a down as we left! That aside really good times and would highly recommend. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-02-19
by on February 21st, 2018
4

Been here a few times in big groups for birthdays, fun place and great drink selection. The music is always good, definitely a great place for daytime/early evening before going out somewhere. In a fab location! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-21
by on February 16th, 2018
5

Good place to go with a big group of friends on a birtbday
by on February 14th, 2018
4

Was taken here on a date - definitely a sunny/summer venue, but cool none the less. I'd avoid it when raining, but a great atmosphere.
by on February 13th, 2018
4

Honestly made my birthday! Amazing food! Amazing atmosphere! Spent with amazing people! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-02-10
by on February 12th, 2018
5

Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-02-09
by on February 12th, 2018
5

Amazing. Silence was an excellent host. My only feedback would be to stay open past 11! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-02-10
by on February 12th, 2018
5

Brilliant night! Even though it rained, the bar was roofed and the heaters were on. Good vibe and good music :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-02-01
by on February 3rd, 2018
5

did have a good time shame a few of the vendors were closed and it all felt a bit empty for a Thursday night - then again, it's January Visited Magic Roundabout on 2018-01-11
by on January 15th, 2018
3

i REALLY LIKE THI PLACE, GOOD FOOD, GOOD USIC, GOOD PEOPLE
by on December 28th, 2017
5

Really lovely, friendly fun atmosphere. I will definitely be returning here soon! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-16
by on December 18th, 2017
5

I think it would be useful to cater for corporate-style hiring. I had to get the corporate card from behind the bar then run to the vendors selling food to pay for it. This place is great for individuals but not groups who wish to hire the place. Unless there's another facility I'm unaware of. I made it clear this was a large group booking for Xmas. I didn't expect we'd be sat in a public area, more in a private space with table service for food & drink. People had fun which was the main thing! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-13
by on December 15th, 2017
3

All staff are fun, engaging and made our night really special! Really worth a visit!! ;-) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-09
by on December 13th, 2017
5

Decent night out, good dj’s (The Bens particularly) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-09
by on December 11th, 2017
4

Really enjoyed the night, we had the hippie space for 30 of us in the end. Loses a star as by the end of the night the toilets had big queues and was a nightmare. They need more toilets at the venue for the amount of people. Also would be better to shut at 12.00, 11 is too early. However, we all had a good night, great little place Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-09
by on December 11th, 2017
4

A better selection of wine would have improved my experience however the burgers were amazing Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-06
by on December 8th, 2017
4

The doorman was a jobsworth... ruined the experience so we left early after booking a table 👌🏼 A great recruit you have there Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-12-02
by on December 4th, 2017
1

Everyone working there was so friendly and food was amazing! Love, love, looooved it! Will be back! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-30
by on December 4th, 2017
5

Absolutely love this place, can’t fault the lovely food and funky atmosphere, only recommendation is to bring a coat, gloves and scarf as it’s very cold during the winter and the heaters aren’t powerful! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-30
by on December 4th, 2017
4

Thank you for such lovely hospitality on my birthday! Looking forward to coming back! Dana Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-25
by on November 27th, 2017
5

Had a great time for my birthday last weekend. The staff were all so friendly and great fun. I had reserved an area for 40 people on a Saturday night, and honestly expected to be squashed around a couple of tables. However despite being busy we had our own separate bar area with sofas which was absolutely perfect. Drinks reasonably priced and great music - everyone had such a good night so thank you!! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-25
by on November 27th, 2017
5

Great evening! Fantastic venue to celebrate any occasion. Everyone at the venue made the evening extra special especially the host on the door. Thank you Magic Roundabout. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-24
by on November 26th, 2017
5

I did enjoy my night at the magic roundabout however it was tainted by the end as we were asked to leave as apparently the table was booked after our visit. Usually this is fine however I was told over the phone by a member of staff that we could have it for the rest of the night. Very mixed messages. Feel they just want you to get in spend money and leave for the next group. Not really personal. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-11
by on November 21st, 2017
2

100% the best place in London for drinks!! So gutted I haven't found out about it sooner!! I booked a table for my leaving do & the staff were so helpful and got back to me so quickly and efficiently when I had questions about the booking and when I wanted to make ammendments. On arrival, bouncers were nice and having a laugh, the girl that was the hostess and took us all to our table was lovely, so friendly, so smiley, I had an amazing night at the magic roundabout! The vibe is amazing! Chilled out and very fun! Drinks were served quick and were decent prices! Soooooo happy I booked the magic roundabout for my party :D Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-18
by on November 20th, 2017
5

I reserved an area at Magic Roundabout for the wifes 30th and couldn't fault the experience. The staff are freindly and relaxed, the music great, lots of space and a great atomsphere. We were looked after on the night by our lovely host Silence, who couldn't have been any more helpful and made sure the night ran smoothly, so we could relax and enjoy ourselves. I will definitely be going back. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-11
by on November 17th, 2017
5

Couldn’t fault the experience, delivered everything we expected. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-11
by on November 13th, 2017
5

Great venue, helpful staff. Booked an area for 25 people which was perfect, loads of space, no queue for the bar but still busy. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-11-03
by on November 8th, 2017
5

Great night had by all Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-31
by on November 2nd, 2017
5

Great venue, great staff, perfect for big groups! Love it here! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-27
by on November 2nd, 2017
5

Always a good night, vibe and music Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-27
by on November 1st, 2017
5

Great location, good prices and nice chilled out vibe. Will definitely come back again ! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-27
by on October 29th, 2017
5

Had some lovely drinks, served by some lovely bartenders who have excellent customer service skills! The staff even reserved a table for me even though they usually don’t reserve tables for 2 people! Had a great time! The food is amazing by the way Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-25
by on October 28th, 2017
5

Lovely staff and great atmosphere. About £8 for a double which isn't too bad in central London Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-14
by on October 16th, 2017
4

Fantastic evening, bar staff were polite and helpful, great venue. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-12
by on October 14th, 2017
5

Old Street's hidden gem, great place to catch up with old friends and make new ones!...and the plus side even the rain doesn't stop the fun so it's not just a summer time venue
by on October 13th, 2017
4

I love The Magic Roundabout, I always have a great time in there, although £5 for a tequila shot is a bit excessive!! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-06
by on October 8th, 2017
4

Great place for large groups. Always love the atmosphere and the mix of food, drinks and music. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-10-06
by on October 8th, 2017
5

I celebrated my birthday here and it is Highly recommended! The venue itself is very cool lots of drink and food options and it is covered so no worries if it's raining! I would easily vote this one of the best pop up bars around London. Silence (Event host) was exceptional, really welcoming and helpful! Thanks so much for helping celebrate and making the night so enjoyable!! :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-30
by on October 2nd, 2017
5

Fantastic venue and the woman who works as the Front of House was so helpful with ensuring my table reservations were fulfilled and that I had a great birthday night. Would recommend Magic Roundabout. 5*s! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-30
by on October 2nd, 2017
5

Staff were really welcoming and made a special effort, as we were there for Birthday celebrations. Great food and drinks available, and a really nice atmosphere. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-14
by on September 26th, 2017
5

Had a great time, staff were attentive, would come back :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-23
by on September 25th, 2017
5

Very friendly welcome by hostess, however bring a group of 20-30 students we had prior agreements to a drinks discount. We were promised this yet the deal was no deal at all and their standard price. £20 for 5 330ml of beer or Strongbow is hardly student friendly. And £20 for a pitcher. Also, doorman very difficult at end of the night when trying to briefly bring friends up for a few minutes prior to close. Thanks but no thanks. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-13
by on September 15th, 2017
3

I did have a good evening however when I got there I wasn't very impressed... considering I had booked an area a few weeks in advance and given my bank details as a security incase I didn't show up - I got there on time and was shown to a table that was full of people that had no idea the area was reserved for 7pm. I then had to stand and wait for the group to move off which made me feel uncomfortable. I feel there should have been a marker on the table at least letting people know that the table was reserved from a certain time. Other than that, I had a great night. Just a shame it doesn't stay open later!! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-09
by on September 11th, 2017
3

Music and vibe was great. Drink prices terrible. Single 7 with a double 8 ?! Events coordinator terrible. Shown to desk and not seen since. Advertised as free drink and food and cake for bday person none were received. Would of gained 5 stars if not for these problems. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-09
by on September 11th, 2017
3

Booked Bassano Bar for a work party and everyone had such an amazing night! Between us all, we sampled nearly everything from the food stalls which were all delicious. Overall, it's a fun venue with excellent staff and I would definitely recommend! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-07
by on September 9th, 2017
5

Booked a space for 15 people, staff were great. Have my boyfriend a free drink for his birthday. Music was great, table was right next to the bar. Everyone had a great time! Thank you Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-02
by on September 4th, 2017
5

I celebrated my brithday here with 20 of my friends on Saturday and we had the best time! All the staff were really friendly and nice! The food and drinks were ao amazing and the face paint was a mega plus giving that festival kind of feel. I would recommend people to go here because it's a place everyone has to experience! Thanks for such amazing time!!! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-02
by on September 4th, 2017
4

Awesome spot. Highly recommending to other colleagues Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-09-01
by on September 4th, 2017
5

Fantastic night the host was great it was birthday and was treated with lots of free shots to me and my friends! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-31
by on September 2nd, 2017
5

The staff was good, but it wasn't too busy, maybe because it was a bank holiday. The DJ was fantastic, I tried 2 food vendors, The first was Grizzly Bear, a burger joint. I had the Grizzly Bear Burger, I was very dissapointed, i give it 2 out of 10 marks. The bacon was burnt and the burger was not cooked, not worth 10 pounds. Then I tried White Men Can't Jerk. had some jerk wings, cost 5 pounds, rating 5 out of 10 marks, I would buy it again. also, i had the jerk fries, rating, 7 out of 10 marks, cost 3 pounds. Didn't get to try Skins Food. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-28
by on August 30th, 2017
2

This venue is a good space and great location. However major concern regarding the lack of security back/ body checks. As the location of the venue is accessed through Old Street Station itself, you'd think they'd at least check our bags! People could have brought anything into that venue but the none the wiser door guard just pointed us in while reading a newspaper at the door. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-24
by on August 29th, 2017
2

Jess was the most spectacular host. She was so kind to us and made us feel so special. She also had the best trousers. I love her. Feeling magic, No static, Truly fantastic. Jess was a dream, Her trouser hareem, Her colour was bright, We partied all night. WE LOVE JESS
by on August 24th, 2017
5

fab day ! lovely staff great atmosphere Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-19
by on August 21st, 2017
5

great staff, very helpful and tolerant of all the confetti we left lying around!! The food was amazing and the whole evening had a great vibe. Thanks! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-18
by on August 21st, 2017
5

Staff were amazing and friendly! Very good on the door and getting everyone in and taking people to the table. Super organised. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-18
by on August 20th, 2017
5

Great night - booked a space for 30 + people for my daughters leaving party (emigrating) - perfect spot at far end of venue with a bar in that area. Also the BBQ was really good and helped soak up all the booze. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-18
by on August 20th, 2017
5

love it here, reasonable price. Very quirky. Been about 5 times and would continue to go.
by on August 16th, 2017
5

I booked this for my birthday party 12.08.17 and have to say I had the most amazing time, special thanks to Silence who was a wonderful hostess and made sure that we all had a great time. Amazing venue and great party vibe, we will definitely be coming back and recommending this to everyone. Thankyou again, natalie x Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-12
by on August 14th, 2017
5

Great evening on Friday, very busy. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-04
by on August 8th, 2017
5

Fantastic Saturday drinking/chilling/dancing day spot! Must-have espresso martinis! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-05
by on August 7th, 2017
5

We had a table reservation for 13 people. I arrived 30 mins early and the table was all setup and ready which was great. The staff I had spoken to to book the table were very friendly and accommodating. The one thing that was a bit of a pain was that our group was in London for a hen party weekend so we all had suitcases, bag checks meant we all had to open up our suitcases which was a bit annoying but understand why they have to do this. Would go again, recommend prebooking a table. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-05
by on August 7th, 2017
5

I came here for my 30th Birthday, it's a really cool bar! The staff were lovely, they gave me a great spot and realky took care of me. I would go again. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-28
by on August 6th, 2017
5

Nothing to complain about it, just an advice... the music could be more mixed. We were there since 7pm... to listen only electro songs it's very trying for those who doesn't like these kind of music and wanted to dance. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-08-01
by on August 3rd, 2017
4

Valentina and arya stark payrise Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-29
by on July 31st, 2017
5

Not the best experience, unorganised when trying to make the reservation initially have been told the reservation was open to then be told it wasnt, After calling again myself to double check it turned out to be a mistake, we went ahead with the booking to then receive an email cancelling again, To which i had to call again to make sure it was reserved since a £50 penalty would have been issued if we did not show. When previously visiting the venue in person to ask if dogs were welcome it was a absolute yes, when making the booking there was a lot of uncertainty until we told them what dog we had. On arrival bouncers were pretty unprofessional and rude, (due to the fact they had a busy day with an earlier event) we arrived at 17:27 and were made to wait outside for all of 3 minutes as our booking was not until 17:30, we were a group of 15 people and were then proceeded to be told to not block the underground entrance by the bouncers when it would have been easy enough to just let us in all of 3 minutes early. when placing a food order at a venue for £72 for over 11 items, we were only given 5 -6 items from the order max. Although i have the receipt for a much larger amount so we actually lost money by not having our full order given nor were we offered to be refunded. All in all a pretty bad experience however since we are a company that had book this in advance there was little point moving on after the hassle of getting in and the time wait on food. Would not reccommend for Company groups over 10 people, very dissapointing would not come again. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-28
by on July 31st, 2017
1

Great vibe , good for groups of friends
by on July 28th, 2017
5

We reserved a section for our Summer party last week and all had an excellent night - good vibes, great music and friendly bar staff. Will definitely be back!
by on July 27th, 2017
4

Very chilled vibe , everyone was friendly . Different groups just having fun and listening to good music. Will be coming back . Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-15
by on July 17th, 2017
4

Booking staff were rude and difficult to deal with. Queues for women's toilets took over 45 mins. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-15
by on July 17th, 2017
2

I love the MR. It is completely unique, you can grab some good, grab some cocktails and you're good to go. They are listed on the Drinki app too where you can get a free cocktail
by on July 14th, 2017
5

Had a Fun evening at this place I booked for my birthday which I reserved an area via dmn. Really enjoyed it and the whole vibe as was very different and unlike anywhere I've been before with various food and drink vendors and pop ups and dj, it would have been nice if the music was urban to match the description on the website as a urban hangout. It was very housey and dance, which whisky was good it would have been nice of this was mixed up a bit with some r and b and old school hip hop however I suspect they have different themes of music for different nights across the weekend, would recommend wmcj and hoxton gin. We went on a Friday evening which was extremely busy which although I was expecting I never ensivaged it would be this busy. It was very tricky to try and get to the main bar with long queues and towards the end of the night it only got busier and more crowded so was thankful we booked a table which doesn't guarantee all of your party will be seated but the majority are and areas are allocated on the day, the only annoyance I experienced was various people attempting to use the table we booked to sit and put their drinks down and I had to tell them no a number of times and that this was booked and not available even tho there was a sign on the table clearing stating this table was reserved. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-07
by on July 14th, 2017
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Held out staff party here, had a great night! Amazing food, music and atmosphere. Would 100% recommend. Food queues can be pretty long, but worth the wait! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-06
by on July 10th, 2017
4

I had a great baby shower. Amazing venue. Staff and security super helpful and fun. Thank you Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-08
by on July 10th, 2017
5

Great service and a fun night! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-06
by on July 8th, 2017
5

We held a corporate event recently at the Magic Roundabout, the staff there were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely look at using the venue again. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-07-04
by on July 6th, 2017
4

Lady at the counter was very friendly and attentive all evening. First place we got seated was too loud and crowded for us but she noticed, moved us, and we had a lovely time until closing... and maybe a few minutes past... Thanks for the good food and drink and please give a hearty thanks to the lady who sat us, and sat us again. Best Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-06-23
by on June 26th, 2017
4

Great summer day! The drinks and atmosphere were great. However, we were expecting to eat some potato skins but they were not serving Monday-Wednesday (we came on a Tuesday) which was a shame! But lovely venue especially on top of the station! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-06-20
by on June 25th, 2017
3

Horrible treatment by manager tonight after my friend got knocked over by staff in toilet,when he bashed the toilet door in her face leaving us both covered in beer. Staff agreed to pay for the beer he knocked over , then incredibly rude manager came along and handled our conplaint by chucking us out of the club after we both have paid entry and didn't do anything apart from complaining about the situation. He was disrespectful and didn't try to solve the situation by any means ,after my top was covered in beer. "He said if we don't like it we can go".Very unprofessional management and complaint handling skills, I definitely won't be going again.
by on June 25th, 2017
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Amazing place I love the vibe here it's really cool actually ... never imagined this would be old street actually and I look forward to the Afro beats Sunday actually
by on June 15th, 2017
5

The evening for my b'day drinks was fun, with good food and a lively, buzzy atmosphere. The only downside was the bad smell around our table. We had a table in front of the cocktail bar, and there were drains behind our table which emitted an unpleasant smell - not very nice when trying to eat your food. Apart from that, it was good. Richard Sands Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-06-02
by on June 5th, 2017
4

I celebrated my 30th birthday here and it was a fantastic night. Managed to reserve a big enough table for about 15 of us. It was perfect for everyone as there were great beers, ciders and cocktails as well as food right there! Delicious burgers, fries, potato skins with veggie and some vegan options. It had a bit of a festival atmosphere being outside under canopies and the food trucks right there. It does get busy and the toilets get very busy with long queues. All in all a great relaxed atmosphere with good music. Would highly recommend. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-06-02
by on June 4th, 2017
5

It was our birthday; everything was arrange and the place was perfect for 30 people. Cool place :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-31
by on June 2nd, 2017
4

Really enjoyed our night, great venue! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-25
by on May 29th, 2017
5

Good idea but execution is a bit hit and miss. food limited. Drinks poor. Cocktails are weak and don't justify the price tag in shoreditch where good cocktails everywhere.
by on May 27th, 2017
3

We had a great evening at the magic roundabout to celebrate my birthday! It was such a good atmosphere and so much fun! Thanks a lot! I was only a bit confused as I thought the party would go on after 11pm, but then it appeared to be somewhere else. This wasn't clear to me, we would have loved to stay longer. Will come back for sure!! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-20
by on May 22nd, 2017
5

Thank you so much for making my birthday fun filled! I love getting my free drink on arrival! Had lots of space to sit and drink with my friends! Will be coming back! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-20
by on May 22nd, 2017
4

Really accommodating staff! Loved the experience! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-20
by on May 22nd, 2017
5

Good venue for a party. Spacious with good vibes and drink options/food for everyone. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-19
by on May 21st, 2017
5

Despite the inclement weather we were pleasantly surprised that the venue was warm and under cover. Great ambience and decor, no happy hour but drinks prices not too high. The food stalls were delicious (I only had a burger but the potato skins looked tasty too). Great service, great time! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-19
by on May 21st, 2017
5

The place was great. A top venue which i will definitely coming back to. We were well looked after and the overall experience was a top one. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-13
by on May 15th, 2017
5

We had an amazing time! Great staff, great vibes Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-13
by on May 15th, 2017
4

Fantastic always! We reserved the area at the back that was all set up and ready, The music was on point, the place was buzzing and our people loved it. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-12
by on May 14th, 2017
5

Had a birthday reservation and we were given enough space for a party of 25 people! the place itself is quite cool and had a great atmosphere for a Saturday night. Everyone seemed to enjoy the food (especially the jerk chicken) and the drinks were not too bad! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-06
by on May 9th, 2017
5

Amazing place but could be open for longer Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-05-05
by on May 7th, 2017
4

Great outdoor space. Killer summer vibes! Great fun and cool space. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-04-30
by on May 7th, 2017
5

Great venue! We enjoyed our brief experience. Food options are great as well. Thanks. Julie Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-04-21
by on April 23rd, 2017
5

Amazing experience ! We love this place ! Thank you Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-04-15
by on April 18th, 2017
5

The whole experience was great x Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-04-08
by on April 13th, 2017
5

I had such high hopes and had been looking forward to going for ages, but it just wasn't for me. We had a booking and it took a while to get in as it was so busy, even before 8pm people were queuing and it was one in one out. The table wasn't big enough for all the people I'd booked for. My drink was disgusting it was supposed to be a gin and tonic but tasted like fizzy water with a bit of gin in. Food however was great. We only stayed for one drink and then left.
by on April 10th, 2017
2

The place is great in the summer time! Definitely has a mini festival vibe going on. A few different bars, food trucks and themed areas when I was there. Would definitely return!
by on April 7th, 2017
4

Really great venue. Great music, food and a vibe. I would definitely recommend this place. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-24
by on April 4th, 2017
5

I love the place, the atmosphere, the service !! Its just awesome ! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-04-01
by on April 3rd, 2017
4

Came here for a birthday/engagement party and were given a great spot for ~30 of us. Everyone was well fed, watered and despite being semi-outside in March the heaters kept us warm. One of the best venues I've been to for a large group of people! Thanks guys :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-24
by on March 28th, 2017
5
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Apart from the woman at the door being so rude the night was great. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-25
by on March 27th, 2017
3

We had a great time on Friday evening, LOVE the venue, and the food was immense!! The only downside is that we were placed on a table which was closest to the dj booth, which was a nice thing. However, it didn't have a heater next to it and there was a fan/draft coming down directly onto our table, so we had to sit there with coats on and hoods up!!! The remainder of the venue was a nice temperature because of the heaters dotted around and the music was great (although a tad louder would have been perfect). Unfortunately because we felt as cold as we did, our party wanted to leave earlier than planned and we moved onto somewhere else nearby. However, if we weren't as cold, we would have stayed all night for sure. Just wanted to give you that feedback so you could maybe add one more heater to that table ;-) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-24
by on March 27th, 2017
3

We booked a table for 10 at 13.30 pm but unfortunately the Venue wasn't open when we arrived so we had to find another venue for lunch. Someone did call and apologise at 14.25 but probably worth putting something in place to stop people being able to take bookings for times the venue isn't open. :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-25
by on March 27th, 2017
1

The place was very nice. However the service let me down a bit. I spoke to the girl on the phone who takes bookings and inquired about a table for 20 people... she told me that it was not a problem at all! I decided then to go ahead with the booking and I was asked to leave £50 deposit which I did. As soon as the money was confirmed I received another email saying that it won't be possible to have seats for all my guests and that we will have "a small base table " I asked why was that.. and guess...I received no reply to my email! Then at the party itself, the staff was not escorting people to the table hence I had friends who took some time to find us. Well, good location but the service, not there yet. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-24
by on March 26th, 2017
3

Had a great night at the Magic Round About, music was good, and the food was great, (will be going back for more in the near future) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-18
by on March 20th, 2017
5

Had the best 21st and all my mates said how brilliant and cool the place was! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-18
by on March 20th, 2017
5

So so cool. Great music interesting people. Oh and the food!!! Probably the best wings I've had in London. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-17
by on March 19th, 2017
5

Booked for a group of 30+ had our space clear by the time we arrived. Quick service at the bar and decent food too. Great atmosphere for a large group and would recommend. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-16
by on March 18th, 2017
5

Really cool place to chill out with friends, burgers were good and the glow in the dark mushroom area was really cool. However I was disappointed that the Caribbean food place and cocktail bar wasn't open on a Wednesday, I wasnt made awear of this when making my booking , I also didn't see anything about this on the website Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-15
by on March 17th, 2017
3
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would be better in summer Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-04
by on March 14th, 2017
4

Went for my birtbday last night. Allowed to book a table/space for free. Great outdoor area with portable fires. Different bars and different restaurants. Pricey drinks. Toilets are abit of a joke really badly designed but a great night had by all 😬😬 Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-11
by on March 12th, 2017
5

Toilet queue was so huge that the boys weren't allowed in cubicles, just urinals. Staff also wouldn't let anyone come back in if they wanted to leave. So men be warned- don't visit MR if you need to go!!! Ended up with the whole party having to leave early. Not great for my 30th birthday. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-03-04
by on March 6th, 2017
2

Everything went perfectly to plan! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-02-25
by on February 27th, 2017
5

Perfect place for having fun Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-02-24
by on February 26th, 2017
5

I was pretty dissapoitned had not even got a table or anything in that matter except for a drink was no point even making a booking but lucky my mates made it a good night Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-02-04
by on February 7th, 2017
1
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Nice place, well decorated, fantastic food, good drinks even if it's a little expensive, but my only criticism is about the sound system....need a better one & louder Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-02-04
by on February 6th, 2017
4

Had an awesome time :) Would definitely go again. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-01-21
by on January 23rd, 2017
5

Brilliant venue, lovely staff & yummy food. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-01-21
by on January 23rd, 2017
5

i reserved a space for 30 people.. when i arrived we didnt have a space. i had to talk to the staff twice and they only gave me one big table, for 30 people this wasnt enough i then had to complain that we need more... not really good service as i booked in advanced Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-01-14
by on January 16th, 2017
3

Everyone loved it! Really easy to book a table, and the staff were really helpful. The burgers were amazing and the place was great. If going in winter dress up warm. It has heaters but it's still worth having a coat etc. I coudnt find any cider at the bars, and beer is £5. Apart from that would recommend. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-01-13
by on January 15th, 2017
4

Fantastic fun! I booked a table for my 25 birthday drinks, the food was great and the atmosphere was buzzing. Almost felt like we had fallen down the rabbit hole into Wonderland :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2017-01-07
by on January 9th, 2017
5

GREAT SERVICE GREAT NIGHT! HIGHLY RECOMMEND :) Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-22
by on January 3rd, 2017
5

Great venue- hired an area for 50 people and there was plenty of room. Really cool venue and is decked out beautifully for winter- would definitely return! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-16
by on December 21st, 2016
5

Nice & frendley... Nice crowd easy access. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-16
by on December 18th, 2016
4

Everything was perfect. I liaised with Sarah with regards to my booking, she was so helpful and lovely and ensured I had a big enough area for over 100 of my guests which is normally so hard for anywhere to do so close to Christmas. The ambience was great, the bar service was so quick and despite it being winter we were all very warm thanks to the heaters. Everyone had a fantastic night thank you so much! X Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-16
by on December 18th, 2016
5

Excellent venue, amazing staff, happy office party! Thank you to everyone at The Magic Roundabout Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-09
by on December 12th, 2016
5

I booked a space for my birthday, but the area we received was very close to the dance floor, which was already very rowdy and full of drunk people when we arrived at 7pm. The atmosphere was pretty uneasy, even verging on unpleasant and aggressive at times. I don't know if we were unlucky with the location of our table and if it's normally like that, but I wouldn't hurry back, even though the burgers are good. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-10
by on December 12th, 2016
2

The bouncers in this place ruined my friends whole birthday and everyone's night. I'm not being bias if my friend was in the wrong I wouldn't dispute a bouncer using appropriate force but the fact this was a homophobic attack on my friend where the bouncers offered my friend outside to fight and walked him out when he was explaining to the other bouncer what happened the one with the problem picked my friend up from behind and threw him so hard to the floor he was knocked out. He has a broken eye socket an cheek bone for doing nothing wrong this happened at 6pm we had just start3d are night ... it was our first night there after hearing such good things we were so excited but what a shame the bouncer nearly killed my friend... he was arrested and the club was shut ... disgusting Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-10
by on December 12th, 2016
1

Excellent location, great atmosphere and interesting surroundings. Highly recommend Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-07
by on December 9th, 2016
5

Wonderful space for a delicious cocktail and some amazing food too Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-07
by on December 9th, 2016
5

It was really good but when we arrive no one told me which was the table so I looked by myself and when I found it it was not clean. There was no one to ask to please clean the table so I clean it ! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-07
by on December 9th, 2016
4

Went here for some drinks on a Saturday evening and had reserved a table. The venue itself is great with interesting different areas and even though it's slightly exposed to the weather, plenty of heat lamps keeps it warm enough. The atmosphere was good for chatting and celebrating with friends. The food looked really decent from what I could see although we didn't actually try any. Only disappointment was queuing at one bar only to be told that there was no draught (only one tap had a glass over it so this hadn't been clear) and that all they had were cans of a brown ale or stout, which wasn't a substitute for the lighter stuff on tap. Went to the other bar and, as was another customer before me, told by the bartender that there was no gas which was why the beer was flat, with no immediate solution to this apparent, or any apology to go with it. Admitted I didn't have to buy the drink, but it was the closest I could get to a pint at that time. Not really the range and quality of beer I'd read about elsewhere. All round though a decent venue, just a shame about the drinks on the night. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-03
by on December 5th, 2016
4

The venue is lovely and we had a fabulous night, only down parts were offered a rather small people for 10 of us which made it impossible for us to all sit around and the bar staff are somewhat rude. But other than that the food, the music and drinks are lovely and the toilet attendant is such a lovely man he needs to be promoted. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-12-03
by on December 5th, 2016
4

Such a fantastic location, very hospitable booking team and the best burgers in London. Just an all round top spot to host a birthday! We all had a blast, thanks team Magic Roundabout! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-11-26
by on November 28th, 2016
5

Great night out just wish there was more toilets the que gets a bit much. Fantastic ambience great place to chill or dance with a variety of seating areas Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-11-25
by on November 27th, 2016
4

What an amazing place! Had party of about 20 and the staff were great. Lovely atmosphere... Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-11-25
by on November 27th, 2016
5

Pretty cool place would defo go again love that you can just smoke anywhere as it is outside! Very different to the usual bars.
by on November 25th, 2016
4
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Great events manager, Steph, who made the whole booking process and night very easy. The space was great and the night was also great. The music and drinks were also very very good. Thanks for a great night, would definitely come back again. This is a perfect place for a birthday for large groups. Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-11-18
by on November 21st, 2016
5

Love it here. Totally unique decor and great food. Its got something for everyone; dance floor, chill out spaces and areas to mingle. One thing is, even though its covered and heated, its still outside so do bring a coat! Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-04-23
by on November 16th, 2016
5
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Great vibes had loads of fun Visited Magic Roundabout on 2016-11-12
by on November 15th, 2016
5

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