Think vintage lampshades in a light, bright and airy space. This modern pub becomes an upbeat cocktail bar on the weekends. The atmosphere is laidback and there’s a small but popular patio area out front. Also has an upstairs area available for hire.
A mixture of post-work professionals and trendy types in denim turn-ups. Twenty-somethings to early thirty-somethings.
Meantime beers, plus a few friendly lagers on tap. Cocktails are a fiver before 11pm and contain fresh ingredients from Brixton market. The Espresso Martini is ace – patrontequila, sloshnaya vanilla and a shot of espresso. Happy Hour is between 5pm – 9pm.
Traditional pub fayre. There are a range of burgers, including falafel ones for vegetarians, costing £7.50 each. They also serve up a roast from on Sundays afternoons.
An Interesting Fact
The building has recently been both a butchers and a fishmongers.
The extensive cocktail menu.
What’s a bit rubbish?
The garden/patio area is very small.
What else they got in the bag?
There is a DJ in the upstairs bar every Saturday night.
To sum it up…
A fun venue with character, in a great location – perfect for casual pubbing or easy cocktails.
Brixton Pub Review – Market House by Shelley Phelps
Address: 443 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8LN