Cafe Opening times:
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 8pm

Bar Opening times
Monday – Thursday: 5pm – midnight
Friday: 5pm – 3am
Saturday: 2pm – 3am

We are only open on Sundays if there are performances / special events.

For Table Reservations, please email:
For Event Enquiries, please email: /


  • Fri 28
    Sat 29

    AFRO DISCO : The Eye of Bamako

    April 29 @ 10:30 pm


“We’d go for the drinks menu alone.”
Evening Standard

“… a hefty beer list loaded with rare treats”
Mr Hyde

Get 10% off with the Arcola Passport.

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Redchurch Brewery

Brick Lane Lager £4.30
Bethnal Pale £4.30
Paradise Pale £4.30
Great Eastern IPA £4.30
Shoreditch Blonde £4.30
Hoxton Stout £4.30

East London Brewery

Cowcatcher £4.80
Jamboree £4.80
Foundation Bitter £4.80
Nightwatchman £4.80
Orchid £4.80
Quadrant £4.80

Bottled Lager

Lapin Kulta £4.00
San Miguel £4.00


FourPure Bermondsey Brewery

Pint £4.80
Half £2.60

Currently On:
Session IPA
Flatiron Red Ale

Previously On:
American Pale Ale
Skyliner Wheat Beer
Oatmeal Stout


40FT Brewery
(E8 – The Carpark round the back!)

Larger £4.30
Pale Ale £4.30

Aspalls £4.00
Perry Vale Pear £4.80

Appleton’s White Rum £4.00
Bruichladdich £5.00
Courvoisier £4.00
Four Roses £3.50
Tovaritch! Vodka £3.50
Jack Daniels £4.00
Jagermeister £3.50
Mount Gay Rum £3.50
Portobello Gin £3.50
Sambuca £3.50
Sipsmith Gin £4.00
Sipsmith Vodka £4.00
Tequila £3.50
Wolfburn £5.00

Double Up for £2.50

SUB Saturday’s:

11pm – 1am:
£3 House Sgls / £5 House Dbls

Other Night Specific Deals


Fever Tree Ginger Ale £1.50
Fever Tree Lemonade £1.50
Fever Tree Soda £1.50
Fever Tree Tonic £1.50

Coke / Diet Coke Mini Can Mixer £1.10

Redbull £2.50

Splash Juice £0.60


Dark N’ Stormy £6.00
Moscow Mule £6.00
Mojito £6.00
Southside Fizz £6.00
2 for £10

Gin Fizz £8.50
Espresso Martini £9.00

El Bonne Homme £19.00 bottle / £4.75 med / £3.50 sml
Chianti £22.00 bottle / £5.50 med / £4.25 sml
Picpoul £19.00 bottle / £4.75 med / £3.50 sml
Sauvignon Blanc £20.00 bottle / £5.00 med / £4.00 sml
Cuna Poeisa (Rose) £19.00 bottle / £4.75 med / £4.00 sml
Prosecco £26.00 bottle

Coke £2.50
Dalston Cola £2.50
Dalston Ginger Beer £2.50
Dalston Lemonade £2.50
Diet Coke £2.50
Red Bull £2.50
San Pellegrino £1.50
Square Root Soda £2.50
Still Water £1.50


Apple Juice £1.50
Cranberry Juice £1.50
Orange Juice £1.50
Tomato Juice £1.50

A wide selection of traditional and herbal teas £1.50

From East London locals ‘Climpson & Sons’

  • Currently On: ‘Climpson Estate’ (Ethiopian / Colombian: Milk Chocolate, Butterscotch, Orange Blossom)

Espresso single £1.60/double £2.20
Americano £2.00
Latte / Cappuccino / Flat White £2.20
Mocha £2.50

Hot Chocolate £2.20

Soya + 20p


“Let it be known that the food in Arcola Bar is magnificent and fine value.”
Libby Purves

We offer delicious, nutritious food in partnership with The Dusty Knuckle and the Arancini Brothers.

Serving times

Sandwiches available from Midday (Tues – Fri)
Hot Food available from 5pm-9pm (Mon-Sat)

Sandwiches (made FRESH by The Dusty Knuckle Bakery)

Cold Sandwiches served Tuesday – Friday from Midday.

Hot sandwiches can be ordered at the cafe before midday for collection at 1.00 pm (Tues – Fri)

(Note: these are made fresh daily and as such are subject to change and availability.)

Cakes (made fresh by Cafe Route)

Blueberry, Lemon Loaf (vegan) £2.80
Banana & Nutmeg Loaf w/ Salted Caramel & Hazelnut  £2.80
Pomegranate Cake  £2.80
Brownies £2.80

Pastries (made fresh by The Dusty Knuckle / Tues – Sat)

Apple Pastry £2.50
Sticky Bun £2.50

Croissants (made fresh by The Spence Bakery / Mon + Sat)

Butter Croissant £1.50
Almond Croissant £2.00

All of our evening food is vegetarian and served from 5.00pm to 9pm.

Light Bites

Salad Box £6.50

Served with 4 risotto balls, fresh cut salad, chutney and garlic mayo.

5 Risotto Balls – £4.60
7 Risotto Balls – £5.60
12 Risotto Balls – £7.60

Served with our mild chilli chutney and garlic mayo.

(Note: these are made fresh daily and as such are subject to availability. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.)

Hot Mains

Our main meals are prepared by the Arancini Brothers and available to order with your ticket!

Serving times are 6.00pm and 6.30pm for Studio 1, and 7.00pm for Studio 2. Please try to arrive in plenty of time to get your food at its freshest!

Hot Vegetarian Stew Pot – £7.50
Butternut squash, lentil, and spinach stew served with 3 risotto balls, rice, and mild chutney.
Risotto Burger and Fries – £11.00

Vegetarian risotto patty with crispy onion in an organic brioche bun and delicious emmental cheese. Served with seasoned fries.

All Arancini dishes may contain traces of the following allergens:

Wheat; Gluten; Peanuts; Nuts; Sesame Seeds; Celery; Soy-beans; Milk; Eggs; Mustard; Lupin; Pork; Mollusc; Crustaceans; Fish; Sulphur Dioxide or Alcohol.

Please note that if you are pregnant you may need to take caution when consuming any of the above dishes. For any questions regarding the allergen contents of specific dishes please contact the bar directly by emailing


Arcola Bar has various delicious options on offer to cater your event:

Main Meals:

Up to 10 people – please order for our bar menu. This can be done on the day of your event.

Between 10-40 people – please order either Hot Stew Pots or Salad Boxes at least 24 hours in advance. These bookings will be subject to a 12.5% service charge.

More than 40 people – please speak to the bar manager directly. Available from £8 per head.

Canapes available on request