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12 Bar Club - 23 Denmark St, WC2 - Just off Charing Cross Road, down tin pan alley, at the end of the road past all the guitar shops. Tube station: Tottenham Court Road 

93 Feet East - Truman Brewery, 150 Brick Lane, E1

100 Club - 100 Oxford St, W1

229 Club - 229 Great Portland St, W1

333 Club (aka The Mother Bar) - 333 Old St, Shoreditch, EC1

491 Gallery, 491 Grove Green Rd, Leytonstone, E10

606 Club - 90 Lots Rd, Chelsea, SW10

Academy, Brixton - 211 Stockwell Rd, Brixton

Academy, Islington - N1 Shopping centre, 16 Parkfield St, Islington N1. Two venues in one building, in a soulsucking shopping mall. Tube station: Angel

The Ace Cafe, Ace Corner, North Circular Rd, Stonebridge, NW10 - the 50's flavoured biker cafe right by Stonebridge Park Tube

The Apple Tree, 45 Mount Pleasant, Clarkenwell, WC1

Area 10 - Eagle Wharf, Peckham, SE15

Artsdepot - 5 Nether St, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 

The Arts Theatre Club, 50 Frith St, W1 - Leicester Square tube

Bar Rumba - 36 Shaftsbury Avenue, W1

Barbican Centre - Silk St, EC2 

Barden's Boudoir - 36 Stoke Newington Rd, N16

Barfly - 49 Chalk Farm Rd, Camden, NW1 - what can we politely say about the industry cattle market that is the Barfly? You know the score here... Tube station: Chalk Farm or Camden, overground, Kentish Town West

The Bedford, 72 Beford Hill, Balham, SW2

The Betsey Trotwood - 56 Farringdon Rd, EC1

Biddle Brothers -  Lower Clapham rd, Clapham, E5

The Big Chill House, 257 Pentonville Rd, N1 

The Black Gardenia - 93 Dean St, Soho, W1

Blag Club, 222 Kensal Rd, W10  - We're guessing this is in the Cobden? 

Bloomsbury Ballroom - 37/63 Southampton Rd, WC1

Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes - Tavistock Square, Bedford Way, Bloomsbury WC1 

Boat Ting, The Yacht Club, Temple Pier, Victorian Embankment, WC2 - Temple Tube, on a boat...

The Borderline - Orange Yard, 16 Manette St, Soho, W10 - Just off Charing Cross Road, Tube station: Tottenham Court Road 

The Boston Music Room - 178 Junction Rd., Tufnell Park, N19

Boogaloo -  312 Archway Rd, N6

Bourne & Hollingsworth, Rathbone Place, Soho

Bridge House - Bridge St, London E16

Buffalo Bar - 259 Upper st, Highbury, N1 - Tube station: Highbury & Islington, crap bar, overprice bottled beer.. 

Bull & Gate - Kentish Town Rd, NW5 - old school proper venue, decent sound, good stage, friendly people, goodpink of Guiness and a fine place to hear and see a new band in decent Conditions, the Barfly antidote. Tube station: Kentish Town 

The Bull Tavern, 14 Vincent Rd, Woolwich, SE18

Bullet Bar  - 147 kentish Town Rd, Camden, NW1 

Bush Hall - 310 Uxbridge Rd, Shepherds Bush, W12 

Cafe 1001 - 91 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E1

Cafe Du Paris - 3 Coventry St, W1

Cafe Oto - 18 Ashwin St., Dalston, E8

Cargo - 83 Rivington St, Shoreditch, EC2 

Catch Bar - 22 Kingsland Rd, Shoreditch, E2

Cecil Sharp House - 2 Regent's Park Rd, NW1

The Cavendish Arms, 128 Hartington Rd, Stockwell, SW8 

Changes, 399 High Rd, London, Tottenham, N17

Charlie Wright's International Bar - 45 Pitfield St, N1

 The Cobden Club - 170 Kensal Rd, N10 - 

The Comedy - 7 Oxenden St, SW1

The Constitution, 42 St. Pancras Way, Camden, NW1

The Coronet - 26-28 New Kent rd, Elephant & Castle, SE1 

Corsica Studios - Unit 5, Farrell Court, Elephant Rd., SE17

Cross Kings - Main venue, 126 York Way, Kings Cross N1. Two venues , up and down, great venue, excellent basement for scummy punky gigs. Down the side of Kings X station... 

Cross Kings Jester's Bar - down in the basement of Cross Kings, 126 York Way, Kings Cross N1. Two venues , up and down, great venue, excellent basement for scummy punky gigs. Down the side of Kings X station... 

The Deptford Arms - 52 Deptford High St., Deptford SE8 

Dingwalls - Camden Lock, Chalk Farm rd, Camden, NW1

Dirty South - Lee High Rd, Lewisham, SE13

The Dolphin - 165 Mare St, E8 - Nearest station, Hackney Central 

The Dome - 178 Junction Rd, Tufnell Park, N19 

Dublin Castle - 94 Parkway, Camden NW1

The Dukes Head - 8 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney, SW15

The Electric Ballroom - 184 Camden High St, Camden NW1. Long live the ballroom, get away developers, one of the more decent big venues, right by Camden tube station. 

Electrowerkz - 7 Torrens St, EC1

The Enterprise - 2 Havistock Hill, Chalk Farm, NW3

E:vent Gallery, 96 Teesdale St, E2

Filthy McNasty's - 68 Amwell St., EC1

The Fiddler's Elbow - 1 Malden Rd, Kentish Town NW5 - well almost Camden, spitting distance from the Barfly, friendly small pub venue. Tube station: Chalk Farm Road, Overground: Kentish Town West

The Fleapit, 49 Columbia Rd, E2 - Old Street tube

FLIC Club, 5 Ravey St, EC2 

The Fly - 36-38 New Oxford St, WC1

The Forum - 9 Highgate Rd., Kentish Town, NW5

The Foundry - 86 Great Eastern St, EC2 

Fox & Firkin - 316 Lewisham High St, Lewisham, SE13

Fuse Bar, 21 Lee High Rd, Lewisham, SE13 -

The Gaff - 382 Holloway Rd, N7

The George Tavern - 373 Commercial Rd, Stepney, E1 - A proper pub venue, Shadwell tube 

Ginglik - 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12, Right there in the middle of the green, in an old public toilet, a real toilet gig, we like it...

The Good Ship - 289 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn NW6

Gramaphone - 60 Commercial St., Aldgate East, E1

The Green Note - 106 Packway, Camden NW1

The Grosvenor - 17 Sidney Rd, Stockwell, SW9

The Halfmoon - 93 Lower Richmond Rd, Putney SW15

The Haverstock Arms, 154 Haverstock Hill, NW3

Heaven - The Arches, WC2, down the side of Charing Cross railway station 

Hope & Anchor - 207 Upper St, Islington, N1

Hootananny - 95 Effra Rd, Brixton, SW2

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen - 2 Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, N1

ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, SW1

Inn On The Green - 2-5 Thorpe Close, W10 - Under the Westway, Ladbrook Grove Tube. Nice people, decent beer..

Inspiral Lounge - 250 Camden  High St, MW1

Jamm - 261 Brixton Rd, Brixton, SW9 

Jazz Cafe - 5 Parkway, Camden NW1

Kings College - Macadams Building, Surrey St, WC2

The Kings Head, 2 Crouch End Hill, Crouch End, N8

Koko - 14 Camden High St, Camden - the venue once known as Camden Palace (and for those who go far enough back, The Music Machine) Tube station: Mornington Crescent.

The Last Days Of Decadence - 145 Shoreditch High St, E1 

The Legion - 348 Old Street, Hoxton, EC1

The Lexington - 96 Pentonville Rd, N1

The Library, 235 Upper St, N16 - opposite The Union Chapel

The Lock Tavern, 35 Chalk Farm Rd, Camden, NW1

The Lord Hood, 300 Creek Rd, Greenwich 

The Luminaire - 307 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn NW6

The Macbeth - 70 Hoxton St, N1

Madame JoJo's - 8-10 Brewer St, Soho, W1 - dreadful bar prices, dreadful choice of overprice cans of beer and not much else, could be such a great venue....

Maggie's Bar, 98 Church St, Stoke Newington, N16

The Marquee - Wardour Street, Soho - just wishful thinking..

The Miller, 96 Snowfields Rd, London Bridge, SE1

Momo - 25 heddon St, W1

The Monarch, Chalk Fark Rd, Camden NW5

Monkey Chews - 2 Queens Crescent, Camden NW5

The Montague Arms, 289 Queens Rd, New Cross, SE14

Monto, Water Rats - 328 Greys Inn Road, Kings Cross, WC1

New Cross Inn - 323 New Cross, New cross, Deptford, SE14

Nottinghill Arts Club - 21 Notting Hill Gate, W11 

The Old Blue Last - 39 Great Eastern St, EC2

The Old Queens Head - 44 Essex Rd, London N1 

Olivers, 77 Nevada St., Greenwich

The Others - 6-9 Manor Rd, Stoke Newington, N16

The Paradise - 19 Kilburn Lane, Kensal Green W10 - Rather fine North West London pub with a decent pint and a pleasant upstairs venue - paradise by way of Kensal Green. Tube: Kensal Green, overground: Kensal Rise 

Pangea Project - 72 Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, N16

Project Space 176, 176 Prince of Wales Rd, NW5

Powers, 332 kilburn High Rd, Kilburn, NW6

The Prince Albert, 418 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9

Project Orange, 43 St Johns Hill, Clapham Junction, SW11 

Proud Gallery - Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, Camden NW1

Pure Groove Records - 6-7 West Smithfield, Farringdon, EC1 - Record shop and gallery space that has band instore events

Purple Turtle - 61 Crowndale Rd, Camden NW1 -  over the road, down the side of Koko. Tube station: Mornington Crescent.

Queen Of Hoxton, 1 Curtain Rd, EC2

The Ramshackle, 4 Fulham High St, SW6 

The Rich Mix, 35 Bethnal Green Rd, E1

The Roebuck - 50 Great Cover St., Borough 

Rough Trade (East) - 91 Brick Lane, Old Truman Brewery, E1 - The nice big record shop just off Brick Lane that has lots of tasty instore gigs you can see for free

The Roundhouse - Chalk Farm Rd, Camden, NW1 - The once great scummy punk venue in an old railway shed is now all yuppified and oh well.. 

Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High St, London Bridge, SE1 

The Rhythm Factory - 16 Whitechapel Rd, Whitechapel, E1

Ryans - 181 Stoke Newington Church St, N16 

The St. Moritz Club, 159 Wardour St, W1

Scala - 275 Pentonville Rd, Kings Cross, N1 - why is the sound always so bad for the heavier bands that play there?

The Sheepwalk, 692 High Rd., Leytonstone, E11 - Leytonstone tube

Shepherds Bush Empire - Shepherds Bush Green, W12

The-Situation - Arch 635, Lendall Terrace, London SW4 - 30 Seconds from Clapham North Tube, art gallery and venue in a railway arch...

The Slaughtered Lamb - 34 Great Sutton St, Clarkenwell, EC1

The Social - 5 Little Portland Street, Soho, W1

South of The Border - 350 Old St, EC1 

Southbank Centre - Belvedere Rd, SE1

The Spice Of Life, 6 Moor St, Soho, W1

St Giles-In-The-Fields Church, St Giles High St. WC2

The Standard, Blackhorse Lane, E17 

The Star - 47 Chester Rd, Tufnell Park, N19 

The Strongroom, Rivington St, Shoreditch

The Tabernacle - 34 Powis Sq, NottingHill, W11

Tommy Flynns, 55 Camden High St, Camden NW1

Torriano Live Lounge - 73 Torriano Avenue, NW5

Tower Tavern, 21 Clipstone St, W1

Trinity, 378 Station Rd, Harrow 

The Troubadour - 263 Old Brompton Rd, SW5 

ULU - University Of London, Malet St, WC1

The UnderSolo - 20 Inverness St, Camden, NW1

The Underworld - 174 Camden High St, Camden NW1 - Right over the road from Camden tube station, underneath the Worlds End pub, now if only they'd get some decent beer down there to go with all the punk, metal and scuzz then it would be one of our favourite venues 

The Unicorn - 227 Camden Rd, NW1 

The Union Chapel - Compton Terrace, Islington, N1

The Vibe Bar  - 91 Brick Lane, E1 

The Victoria - 110 Grove Rd, MileEnd, E3 

The Vortex - 11 Gillett St, Dalston, N16

Water Rats - 328 Greys Inn Rd, Kings Cross, WC1

The White Hart, 1 Mile End Rd, Whitechapel, E1 

The Wilmington Arms - 69 Roseberry Avenue, Clarkenwell, EC1

The Windmill - 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton SW2

Zigfrid Von Underbelly - 11 Hoxton Square, N1 
 

 

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