The Lacy Nook


  • Over 18
  • Something A Little Different, Themed Nights and Pop-Up
  • This event has taken place.
  • 19:00 - 22:30
  • Tickets from £45.00 - £45.00
  • Stoke Newington

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To be in for the next Floating world!


An immersive experience of sensual Japanese culture

Feeling open-minded? Join us, and become a character exploring the hedonism, transgression and unabashed naughtiness of ancient Edo period Japan. Welcome to the pleasures of the Floating World.

T A K A Y O recreates a mysterious teahouse in the twisting alleys of an ancient red light district. Step over the threshold and be instantly transported to a strange and fascinating world. A place where, from the 17th through to the 19th century, Japanese people enjoyed many forms of art and entertainment. And also indulged in extravagant and unashamedly erotic pursuits. Their adventures are recorded in the exquisite paintings and woodblock prints of the time. This is Ukiyo, also known as the Floating World.

Enter the Floating World and become one of the characters in our story. To immerse you in your role you will be dressed in full kimono attire in our red lantern room before being seated for a delicious Japanese evening meal. We then reveal the beauty, humour and passion of Shunga - the celebrated erotic art of Japan. 

Edo period Japan embraced a unique view of sex and sensuality. Learn its rituals. Hear its secrets. And, perhaps, pick up a few tips on the art of seduction! Then enjoy the pleasure of tracing your own Shunga with a Japanese calligraphy brush-pen to create a unique, erotic illustration on a card for you to present to someone special. 

What you need to know

Floating World is a new Japanese cultural immersive experience. 

Have fun dressing up in a kimono in the private room inspired by the Yoshiwara pleasure quarter.

Savour delicious Japanese nibbles followed by a 3 course meal.

Learn the secret world of Japan through our presentation on Shunga.

Create a unique illustration with a Japanese calligraphy pen on card for yourself or for a special someone.

Great news! We're giving away a gift pack of 3 x mini Choya umeshu (Ume plum wine)bottles for each couple to take home!! 
Hurry, We have limited stocks!


Welcome Drink 

Choya Umeshu cocktail


Bowl of edamame beans, wasabi peas 

 OSHI SUSHI, salmon and avocado and wasabi mousse

 OSHI SUSHI, avocado, cucumber and wasabi mousse - V/VG

 MISO GLAZED AUBERGINE with sesame sauce - V/VG

 VEAL KATSU, garlic curry sauce, cucumber dill pickles

 TOFU KATSU, garlic curry sauce, cucumber dill pickles - V/VG


I now know why your event is so popular!

Almara Abgarian


The atmosphere is brilliant, the night has been hilarious, possibly the funniest and most mortifying moment of my life 

Samantha Rea



Ticket Event time Cost Restriction
Standard Ticket

Floating World

- £45.00



8 Cazenove Road N16 6BD


Stoke Newington

Nearest Station

Stoke Newington (Rail)

8 Cazenove Road N16 6BD

Getting there

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For years T A K A Y O has brought the unique beauty and charm of Japan's traditional culture to hen party events. Due to their huge popularity, we have now designed something new. A captivating, interactive encounter for all adults to enjoy. Get ready to have fun, lose yourself and relish an immersive experience like no other



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