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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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The Dove

This bar on the water has the world’s smallest bar room. Charles II and Nell Gwyn are said to have dined here.

Upper Mall, London W6 9TA, UK
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The Haggerston

This intimate pub hosts DJ nights, and jazz on Sundays.

Kingsland Rd, London E8 4AA, UK
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The Hawley Arms

The pub in Camden is lined with rock memorabilia, and has a rooftop terrace. 

Castlehaven Rd, London NW1 8QU, UK
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The Hemingway

Gastropub in Hackney using locally-sourced ingredients. 

The Hemmingway, 84 Victoria Park Rd, London E9 7JL, UK
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The Latchmere

Pub with beer garden, indoor fireplace, and BBQ.

Battersea Park Rd, London SW11 3BW, UK
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The Old Red Lion

Ale pub and beer garden with live theatre upstairs.

418 St John St, London EC1V 4NJ, UK
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The Pineapple

Popular Kentish Town mainstay that dates back to the 1860s. Join the locals crowd for a pint and a gab.

Leverton St, London NW5 2NX, UK
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The Roebuck

Victorian-style pub that hosts trivia nights and poetry readings.

Great Dover St, London SE1 4YG, UK
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The Spurstowe Arms

Pub in the heart of Hackney with a grand horsehoe bar and beer garden.

Greenwood Rd, London E8 1AB, UK
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Albertine Wine Bar

Cosy, candlelit place with traditional decor for notable wines, charcuterie plates & comfort food.

Albertine Wine Bar, 1 Wood Ln, White City, London W12 7DP, UK
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Efes Snooker Club

Play pool, snooker, ping pong, and even golf (on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s) or watch some football at this Dalston bar.

Efes Snooker Club, 17B Stoke Newington Rd, Stoke Newington, London N16 8BH, UK
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Brockley Brewery Company

Brockley Brewery serves delicious craft beers (Golden, Pale Ale, and Red Ale), to thirsty visitors in south-east London.

Brockley Brewery Company, 31 Harcourt Rd, London SE4 2AJ, UK
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Jackdaw and Star

Pub in Homerton serving local craft beers and cocktails, and menu items including slow-smoked meats from permanent resident Sugar Shack.

Jackdaw and Star, 224 Homerton High St, London E9 6AS, UK
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The 12 Bar Club

Club in Holloway featuring punk bands and DJs. 

12 Bar Club, 203 Holloway Rd, London N7 8DL, UK
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Bar Italia

Celebrated cafe, popular with Italian football fans, post-club crowds, musicians and mods.

Bar Italia, 22 Frith St, Soho, London W1D 4RF, UK
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The Hellfire Club

“It’s a big country house outside of London that turns into a swingers club every so often. They give out free hot dogs and soft drinks apparently.” — Happyness

The Hellfire Club, Gartside House, Harris Way, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 7EL, UK
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Mirth, Marvel and Maud

“An Old Fashioned at Mirth, Marvel and Maud’s, an old converted theater. It has such a strange atmosphere and hopefully someone will turn it back into a theater one day.”  —  Tom Forest

186 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 4QH, UK
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Oslo

“Oslo in Hackney has a great sound system and everyone you want to see is there.”  —  Tom Forest

1A Amhurst Rd, London E8 1LL, UK
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The Old Queen’s Head

“We’ve spent a good few nights in the private room upstairs in The Queens Head, Angel. There’s this button that magically brings you Champagne. Dangerous.”  —  Tom Forest

44 Essex Rd, London N1 8LN, UK
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Ruby’s Bar and Lounge

Romantic, original subterranean bar with stylish retro details, serving cocktails and craft beers.

76 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7XB, UK
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The Spaniards Inn

“The Spaniards Inn on Hampstead Lane never fails, huge patio for the one day of sunshine we get in London, and facing Hampstead in all it’s green glory.” -Million Miles

33 Spaniards Rd, Hampstead, London NW3 7JJ, UK
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The Scolt Head

“The Scolt Head in De Beauvoir is a great neighbourhood pub, always rammed on a Sunday with people watching football and eating their delicious Roast Dinners.” – Circa Waves

107A Culford Rd, London N1 4HT, UK
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The Old Blue Last

“The Old Blue Last is a true rock and roll pub. Operated by Vice it has gigs on almost every night and quite often for free. Lot’s of up and coming bands get there start in the sweaty room on the first floor. Always start with a couple of pints of Bitter (preferably Tribute) and see where things go after that.” – Circa Waves

38 Great Eastern St, Hackney, London EC2A 3ES, UK
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