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Experimental Cocktail Club

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13A Gerrard Road, London N1 8AY, England
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible34%
21 Oct 2017
20 Jul 2017
“Quality drinks, still secret London”
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13A Gerrard Road, London N1 8AY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a map. We had a map app on our iPhones, we walked up and down Gerrard Street in Chinatown several times. Alas, we could not find anything resembling a bar – I guess that is the essence of a Speakeasy. Finally, we asked...More

Thank Phileas_Blog
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I came here before going to see a show. When we arrived the staff were so friendly and we thought we'd found a nice little hidden gem. We asked the barman for a rum based cocktail, to which the tumbler glass was...More

Thank Burnsy11
Reviewed 22 October 2017

great cocktails and good gimmick on the entrance. upstairs, meh and crowded. had reserved a table and were just pushed onto a corner bench

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Terrible bar and one of the worst experience I have been through. Ordered 3 drinks and the barman kept asking me for my order, about 3 times. While he was preparing my drink, some lady behind the bar (I assume some manager of some kind)...More

1  Thank Job M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The success of this business despite the lack of advertisement just goes to show how good it is. After stumbling through China town after a very large meal at Bob Ricards we finally found ourselves here at had a few drinks before setting off to...More

Thank joshuapeet
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Went for cocktails on Saturday. As you are let in the unmarked door and up the seedy looking stairs, my wife was feeling horrified as to where i had taken her. However once upstairs she loved it. Great drinks and music. We had a table...More

Thank Simonq73
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Some really cool cocktails, place is hidden away but must try if you can get to it! Staff are really knowledgeable and friendly. Had four different cocktails and they were all delightful. It is expensive but you're paying for the quality and the expertise so...More

1  Thank SqeakyLady
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to go, if you can find it! Very friendly staff who found us a table. Knowledgeable on the cocktails but warn you, they are strong! A tad on the expensive side though

Thank Pina M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Perhaps the drinks tasted better because of the 'hunt' to find the ECC... because the ones we had were the best cocktails we'd had for years. Arriving at opening on Sunday evening probably helped on the speed of service - the waiter knew all about...More

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

So I have been going to this cocktail bar for a while now and usually have a decent experience. I went yesterday for my birthday with a group of friends. Ordered a drink at the bar and I accidentally got the wrong one. The staff...More

6  Thank francescaperron2
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20 January 2017|
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Response from boombangabang | Reviewed this property |
Bouncers' prerogative unfortunately. The people in front of us were very casually dressed (leisurewear) and got turned away with an excuse. We were a bit smarter and got in.
25 July 2015|
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Response from Titillator | Reviewed this property |
It amazes me how any establishment ignores the complaints of clients against their staff.. and mostly it's about one solitary employee.. this tells you how poor the management is at ECC!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13A Gerrard Road, London N1 8AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
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