The UK’s very first modern bingo venue is in East London. Dabbers Social Bingo reinvigorates an iconic British pastime, replacing cups of tea with cocktails, bingo callers with comedians and dreary prizes with incredible experiences, whilst celebrating this classic British game and remaining true to its cultural heritage.
Located a bingo ball’s throw from Liverpool Street station, every detail at Dabbers is designed to maximise the excitement of the game. From the moment guests arrive, they will be swept up in an immersive lobby that combines memorabilia from the nostalgic years with an energetic bar featuring live DJ sets. Guests leave their problems at the door as they collect their bingo cards from the friendly staff at the Box Office and grab a drink with friends, before descending into the bingo arena.
Depending on your dabbing style, get in the thick of it and rub bingo wings with new friends on the social bingo tables, or take a seat on the sidelines at a banquette table for a more intimate affair. For an extra exclusive evening, hire one of the Baller Booths and receive a free bottle of fizz on arrival. Surprises await at every dab, with a custom-made bingo blower machine that has to be seen to be believed, pyrotechnics, dazzling lights and an incredible sound system.
Dabbers will get the balls bouncing with endless amounts of energy and a roster of shows to suit all tastes on any night of the week. Those who favour retro styling should head to Vintage Bingo on Tuesday nights for a literal interpretation of the old school classic hosted by veteran callers that have been coaxed out of retirement. Anyone in it for the long haul will enjoy Bingo Voyage on Fridays where the main prize will feature an exclusive weekend away. Energetic eccentrics will love Disco Bingo on Saturday nights drenched in UV lights, or there’s Family Brunch bingo on Sunday lunchtimes hosted by crowd pleasing comics, cheeky enough to entertain the little ones. There’s something at Dabbers for everyone.
The speciality ‘Well Rounded Menu‘ will have mouths watering with a contemporary take on all things round. From Melon balls wrapped in ham to round Waffles with ample Crumble and Cinnamon Sugar, alongside a drinks menu featuring craft beers, creative cocktails and a carefully selected wine list. Guests can tuck into treats as they play, with drinks and dishes served to your table, ensuring that all eyes are kept firmly on the bingo.
Bingo has been around for 500 years because it offers the opportunity to socialise, it creates community, it’s exciting, it’s fun, it’s accessible and of course there’s the chance to win. All of these are in abundance at Dabbers Social Bingo, but with so much more. During a full evening of entertainment, Dabbers provides memorable experiences, exciting prizes, and the chance to make new friends and share special times with the old…
Head down to Dabbers and make your mark
#IdDabThat #MakeYourMark Dabbers Bingo Address: 13 – 22 Houndsditch | London | EC3A 7DB
Thomas’s Café at Burberry, the quintessentially British dining venue located in the Burberry flagship store at 121 Regent Street, is the perfect choice this year for those looking to celebrate the festive season in style.
For larger gatherings, The Library – located on the top floor – can host up to 60 people standing or 26 seated. For a more intimate affair, Thomas’s Café’s top floor Snug can host a meal for 14 guests.
Three tiered festive set menus are available for groups over nine people, ensuring there is a menu to suit every occasion.
Expect dishes such as Irish Carlingford Oysters with gin and tonic dressing, Balmoral Estate of fallow deer with pithivier and roast quince, and dark chocolate salted tart with lime and crème fraiche.
Kinilaw & Buko is an innovative new restaurant that merges two concepts in one space. Chef Francis Puyat has brought his native Filipino cuisine to Hoxton combining kinilaw, a method of cooking seafood using palm vinegar and kalamansi with the second culinary concept to grace the restaurant, buko, a Filipino ice cream concept served in a baby coconut shell. Kinilaw dishes include Bagoong fisherman’s treat, (daikon-fermented shrimp, green peppercorns and garlic), Mustasa-cradled duck egg (salted duck egg with grated cured yolk), and Baboy bounty (pork belly, cucumber and chilli). For dessert, all the ice creams come with their own unique toppings such as the red bean ice cream with miso-infused butterscotch sauce or lychee ice cream with black pepper popcorn. The ice creams are incredibly creamy, but still dairy free, and homemade vegan and gluten free waffle cones are also available!
Kinilaw and Buko are also leading the way with recycling. The restaurant does not use any single use containers for take away or delivery. Requests for a takeaway cup will be charged one pound extra, and the drink will be served in a stunning and reusable polished coconut shell with the purchase! Alternatively, bring your own container at no extra cost.