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The CLF Art Cafe

133 Rye Lane, London SE15 4ST, England
+44 20 7732 5275
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Tried to go to the bussey building last night with a group for a birthday (none of whom were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
CLF Bussey Is So Good It Should Be Illegal

The South London Soul Train Prince 1 Year Birthday Special 22nd April 2017 had been in my diary for... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Multi level warehouse venue, hosting numerous leading club nights, live music events, art exhibitions, creative workshops, Theatre Productions, Film Programmes + More in a unique multi level 130 year old warehouse space.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
2 weeks ago
25 Apr 2017
“CLF Bussey Is So Good It Should Be Illegal”
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
133 Rye Lane, London SE15 4ST, England
+44 20 7732 5275
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to go to the bussey building last night with a group for a birthday (none of whom were drunk). Half the group paid £10 to get in. While waiting in the queue, one of our group picked our friend up and over the barrier...More

Thank Carolmcw
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The South London Soul Train Prince 1 Year Birthday Special 22nd April 2017 had been in my diary for months – This fab venue just 15 minutes walk from my front door is one of my fave clubs in London - Mikey Jazzheadchronic is the...More

Thank sleazymichael
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Soul Train, the monthly soul night residency here, is amazing. Set over four of the building's floors, there are different spaces and sounds to suit different tastes. The live brass band on the lowest floor was the highlight but each room had something different to...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I was meant to go to another rooftop bar Frank's cafe opposite but I ended up stumbling here instead - amazing view of London from converted old industrial building, they were also hosting open air cinema on the other side of the rooftop. Very nice...More

Thank TripGirlYS
Reviewed 20 April 2016

So Folks, got myself an early bird ticket to watch 'BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST'. Hosted by Music Film Club: one of my favourite Hip-HOp bands - the documentary was ace, the vibe of the audience was cool -...More

Thank meyou2015
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I've been finding myself returning to the Bussey building again and again, they do some great dance nights with DnB/soul DJ sets as well as theatre productions. There are several levels to change it up a bit, a rooftop bar, and fairy-light lit large outdoor...More

Thank Sally J
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Went with a friend to a rooftop cinema showing at the Bussey Building and it was a VERY enjoyable evening. Lovely atmosphere (and view) up there on the roof! We got a deckchair for the film and a blanket and they have a bar to...More

Thank FRC111
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I really have no idea what the hype is about this place - the staff were awful, the music was awful, and we had to queue for ages to get in. Don't bother. We went to the Bussey Building after Bar Story had closed -...More

4  Thank SA_Traveller_76_CT
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Took my date here to the rooftop cinema for a showing of a classic film. It was night time and we were surrounded by the night lights of London sat in deck chairs, drinking wine whilst they also provided blankets All in all, a unique...More

Thank SeasonedTraveller082
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

One of the best clubs and arts centres in London. Really cool vibe and packed every weekend. There's a record shop and cafe in the basement with some delicious Vietnamese food and several venues/bars over the other floors. Went there on a Saturday for Soul...More

1  Thank Phil J
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Amy S
16 March 2017|
Response from Jazzheadchronic | Property representative |
Hey Amy, thanks for the message. Always best to arrive between 10pm and 1130pm to be sure of entry without queuing too long. So you know, The South London Soul Train takes place on the 1st, 2nd + 3rd Sat of each month at The... More