Paper Dress Vintage

Bar & Events

352a Mare Street London E8 1HR

By Night

Shop by day and bar by night, Paper Dress transforms from vintage boutique to live music venue and events space within a matter of minutes with a fully stocked bar selling cocktails, local craft beers and Hackney Brewery on tap.

Spread over two levels (total capacity 180) with a lovely intimate live music room upstairs, seating downstairs, a spacious backyard that's open till late and a friendly house party atmosphere running throughout.

Licensed till 3am on Saturday, 2.30am on Fridays and between 11pm – midnight during the week, check events tab for details.

Independent Venue of the Year 2024 award

Past guests include: Arlo Parks, Teleman, Tom Odell, Squid, Public Service Broadcasting, Sam Fender, Onipa, Flamingods, Moshi Moshi Records, Dream Wife, Max Pope, Sink Ya Teeth, Bass Clef, Transgressive Records, DEADLETTER, Fat White Family, The Wave Pictures, Parallel Lines, London In Stereo, Prima Queen, Juanita Stein, Aldous Harding, Alexis Taylor, Visions Festival, The Great Escape, WOOZE, and many more...


"It's not just my favourite place in Hackney, it's my favourite place in London! A glorious haven of vintage clothing, cocktails, craft beers, superb live music, and ridiculously warm, friendly people" Eleanore O.

"Just brilliant. A fabulous, small, friendly venue with a wide range of live entertainment. You will not get this close to the stage in many other places." Neil T.

"Love this place. Truly authentic and cool bit of East London. Great music. Fairly priced booze. Been a bunch of times and love it." Bioux H.

"One of the best small venues to visit and host at with great local breweries on draught and in the fridges!" Braden F.

"Fabulous bands and venue - well organised with good vibes attended by the trendy set who like serious up and coming bands. Good beer .... do visit.." Norman J.

"We played there and felt so much love and support. Great sound too!" Gabriel M.

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