Think Indie. Think no-nonsense Arial font band flyers as decor. Think sound system stacked on crates and sentimental candles dripping onto tiny tables. (Despite the candles, not a first date venue.)
Music fans. Band groupies. And some older locals sat at the bar, ignoring the cacophony of tunes.
Your basic lagers, one or two average ales, the familiar top shelf and a few bottles of Jermiah Weed. That sort of thing.
Erm… sometimes they have a free barbeque on a Sunday. And dry roasted peanuts.
Zone 2 prices. But you’ll also likely pay to get in, depending what’s on (from nothing to around a tenner for bigger name bands).
An Interesting Fact
Musicians and bands must send them a CD if they want to play. And despite its reputation for championing great new music, the last few months have seen The Vaccines top the bill, as well as a controversial Badly Drawn Boy performance.
The music. Expert curation and the element of unexpected. It’s regularly voted by Time Out as one of the top music venues in London.
What’s a bit rubbish?
The ale may leave you wandering how that hangover came about. And it’s slightly out of town.
What else they got in the bag?
Music is their thing. That’s that.
To sum it up…
More of a music venue than a boozer – expect to get stuck in.
You can also see our interview with Tim Perry, the pub’s discerning music curator.
Brixton Pub Review – Windmill by Keith Lewis
Address: 22 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton, London, SW2 5BZ