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Vibe Bar

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Address: E1 Albany, London W1J 0AR, England
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+44 20 7426 0491
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A boutique gallery which exhibits British contemporary art.

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This used to be my fav spot after a Brick Lane curry. Unfortunetly it has now closed. Shame was looking forward to taking my friends here for a treat after a meal at Aladins... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2014
Nicole S
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Used to love this place. It's open mic nights where legendary. Sadly it's not closed as a protest to the ridiculous rent rises in the area. It's sorely missed.

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1 Thank VivaMiVida
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This used to be my fav spot after a Brick Lane curry. Unfortunetly it has now closed. Shame was looking forward to taking my friends here for a treat after a meal at Aladins down the lane. ; (

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1 Thank Nicole S
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

It's too bad that the place is shutting its doors soon but I'm so glad I got to see one of their last open mic nights. The people who performed there were all so talented and it is pretty well organised from what I saw. Everyone got a large amount of stage time, they had all sound checks, and there... More 

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Thank Tina C
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

If you're looking for a bar with pervading smell of urine, ludicrously priced, terrible lager served in filthy plastic glasses by indifferent, surly staff then I cannot recommend this hole enough to you.

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Thank Patroc14
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Vibe bar is a good East London vibe, with decent house music and a great outdoor space. A good evening out, within walking distance to Liv St.

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Thank Emily B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I haven't been to this bar in years, this last visit reminded me why i used to love it so much, great music, cheap drinks and a cool atmosphere.

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Thank Timothy J
Brighton, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Came to the Vibe Bar to watch a band recently. The courtyard area outside was busy with tables of people straight from work (or so their attire would suggest). Inside it was very dark, lots of different rooms, all equally dark. The main bar area had an overwhelming smell of gents toilets. Really quite unpleasant. I ordered a Bacardi &... More 

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Thank bl0ndie72
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Whilst Vibe felt like a unique venue on Brick Lane, it's not exactly the liveliest, or most finely decorated place. Friday night's music seemed to be an undistinguished mix of the usual hip-hop classics and deep house. Didn't actually have any drinks here - I sensed at any moment we would unanimously decide to leave for another bar. We did... More 

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Thank OliverTaylor0
London, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Spent an hour here with friends before a curry. Nothing wrong with this place, but nothing spectacular. Maybe we were there too early (before 8).

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Thank Duncan K
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

I assume this place is able to stay open because they have a different clientele passing by everyday. There is nothing to recommend it. I ordered two drinks, one pint of Grolsch and a single whiskey, with ice and soda water. This cost a King's ransom, £10. I would not normally drink that particular lager, but the choice was very... More 

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