Marie Lloyd, Old Street

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Two streets but a million metaphorical miles away from bustling Hoxton Square, it was no surprise that this sad and depressing back street pub would eventually shut down. As the old regulars passed away or switched to the homely delights of Sky TV, it's card was marked; the last time we passed in it was empty. We used to wonder if Marie Lloyd - a once famous Victorian Music Hall singer - would've been happy to have this pub named after her. Still, it was heartening to discover back in late 2008 that some brave soul decided to give the place a refurbishment and aim for a more sophisticated clientele. The outside is an inviting shade of green and they actually spent time finding out about Ms Lloyd, as underneath the name it reads: "A bit of what you fancy will do you good" - one of her more appropriate quotes. There's reasonably priced food available at lunchtime and in the evenings and the decor is comfortable, even if the lighting is a bit harsh. On our last Friday night visit it was pretty quiet with only a handful of people in the place. Despite good service the lack of custom seems to be a perennial issue - we guess it is simply one road too far out of the way to capture office workers or weekend drinkers.
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20 Jul 2010
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Have you had a hard day at work and would like a nice quiet drink?

Then The Marie lloyd is the perfect place!

And Now you can enjoy...FREE PIZZA!!!! after work.

Tuesday to Friday 7pm all through July @ The Marie Lloyd!

Also for summer, PIMM'S Jugs for you and your friends to share only £12! Bargain.

Come and see us soon!
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07 May 2009
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The Marie Lloyd offers the perfect blend of the classic and the new that is being spearheaded in the uber trendy Shoreditch scene. With an outstanding selection of drafts, bottled beers and spirits, the friendly and knowledgeable staff will guarantee a fun night whether you are looking for a low key business meeting on a weeknight or a full-tilt, pre-club soiree to warm up your dancing soles on the weekend. The unique formula of soft leather couches around a fireplace and a great sound system fueled by state of the art dj equipment create a truly relaxed and fun environment for the gentle pub goer and the off-centered trend setter alike. They are the pioneers of the ultimate drinking game Beer Pong not only in the area but in the UK and challenge you to try a shot from their list of delicious liquid concoctions that cater to every level of drinker. Their commitment to low-priced, high-quality food made with fresh ingredients is unrivaled in the area.

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24 Chart Street, Old Street, London, N1 6DD
020 7251 0178

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