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The Magic Roundabout - CLOSED

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Hidden little gem

I have been here a few times, and I absolutely love the quirkiness of this place. It is like no... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Xcloose
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London, United Kingdom
Gona be sad to see this place go

Have only been a handful of times but each time I have, I have had SO MUCH FUN! It is in such an... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Xcloose
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London, United Kingdom
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Located literally in the middle of Old Street Roundabout & accessed via a secret staircase inside Old Street tube station, The Magic Roundabout is London's most unique outdoor event space where you'll find award-winning street food brought to you by...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Old Street Roundabout, London EC1Y 1BE, England
Shoreditch
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

I went to magic roundabout, it’s alright for something that is above an underground station. Drinks were ok, food was rubbish and overpriced. Would not recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

I have been here a few times, and I absolutely love the quirkiness of this place. It is like no other place I have been The entrance to the venue is actually WITHIN Old Street Station and is hidden away but if you find it,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Absolute horrible bouncer. So mean and so rude. Saw two boys with a large group of girls and decided that they wouldn't deserve entry. When one of our group asked why he imminently kicked her out, a girl less than half a size who had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I went on a Saturday night for my birthday with no expectations, but when we got there we fell in love with the place. As it’s an open space you can smoke pretty much anywhere, the drinks are good and the staff are super friendly....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Came here last week for a company away day, where some guys came to give us a graffiti workshop (Magic Roundabout being one of the venues you can use). Unfortunately it was raining that day, which can't be helped, but there was absolutely no one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

So the magic roundabout would have been a great concept. On paper it would be a pretty cool set up for a summer hang out. Open roof, music, bars, food, maybe occasionally watch a match on the tv screens. I visited with a few friends...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This place is fun with a group of friends, but it's just a bit scruffy. Plastic glasses, corrugated plastic roofing (boiling on a hot day) and very few food options during the day. Over-rated.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jediraider
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Have only been a handful of times but each time I have, I have had SO MUCH FUN! It is in such an unsuspecting place but amazing once there Drink prices are not bad, always a great selection of food and the only downside is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Xcloose
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I love everything about this place. If you have travelled the world and fancy a beach bar style vibe with funky decor original staff and fresh music then come here. For a group i would reserve a table as seating is limited. I wish I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of going to this bar- I couldn't get my head around that it was in the station- on the roundabout!! It was closed for a private party, but we had 30 mins to get a drink and to enjoy the surroundings. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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