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The Forum

#250 of 1,242 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Small nice venue but place was to hot no aircon and bar never had enough staff and after getting... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
London, United Kingdom
Great venue

Been here a few times and the sound has always been spot on. Nice size venue, always busy though... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2019
Daventry, United Kingdom
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Live music venue for top bands from Europe and America.
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Kentish Town, NW5 9-17 Highgate Road, London NW5 1JY, England
+44 20 7428 4080
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

Small nice venue but place was to hot no aircon and bar never had enough staff and after getting out was very slow as they only open 1 small door

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Lovely venue with friendly staff. Dead easy to get to via tube and bus and oh my.... .the gig was just incredible!!!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Been here a few times and the sound has always been spot on. Nice size venue, always busy though never crushingly so. Staff are always on hand outside keeping the queues safe and inline. Venue is close to the tube station with plenty of bars...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Only been here a few times, really good small intimate venue, with great sound. If you get a chance to go here don’t miss it as you will be gutted!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kirstyandmatthew15
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Hello to all readers and to all staff @ Trip. I visited this venue to see P.O.D ( Payable on Death ) and Alien Ant Farm on March 2nd. This venue was previously called as The Forum , Kentish Town. Now its O2 academy. Not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ravikumar T
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Lovely old building, nice wide stage and balcony close to give a great view all round. Love to see the old ornate work on the ceilings

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed March 11, 2019

This is an old building and yet access is generally good and once inside facilities are easy to use and as far as I could tell everyone has a good view of the stage. I think they did not entirely live up to their claims...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicktowyn2013
Reviewed March 7, 2019

Querky Venue but really enjoyed it - despite the 2 hour queuing - we did manage to get into the 02 priority queue but it was annoying that folks were turning up at 6.45 and managing to get into the priority lane - I'm not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank laney864
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I saw a gig out the O2 Forum, and it really is a great venue. We stood downstairs and got quite close to the stage, so felt part of it. My only gripe with it was the bar prices. A wine and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank steve_e_red
Reviewed February 27, 2019

The O2 Forum in Kentish Town as it is formally called is a good place to visit for live music. I went with my wife to see a concert in December 2018. If your phone service provider is O2 - you get priority entry. At...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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May 14, 2019|
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Response from Ravikumar T | Reviewed this property |
Thanks to everyone who answered Ciagur's query. Yup there are loads of places to eat and watering holes . All fast food joints are open well late into the night.
March 16, 2019|
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Response from steve_e_red | Reviewed this property |
The main act we went to see came in at 8.30
October 8, 2018|
Response from Mariaburr | Reviewed this property |
We got there an hour before. If you, or one of your party, are with O2 mobile network you will get priority queueing.