The Doodle Bar is a bar and events space in Battersea where people have the freedom to enjoy a good scribble, play a game of ping pong and enjoy some street food on our outside 'beach' area. The bar is set against the backdrop of TESTBED1 - a dramatic and versatile arts and events space for creative innovation, ideas and experimentation. 

  • Doodle Street Food w/c 24th March

    We have a regular rotation of street food vendors to ensure our customers have the tastiest possible time at the Doodle Bar! Keep an eye on the website and sign up for our newsletter to ensure you stay up-to-date on our weekly food offering

  • Not-So-Silent Cinema

    Join us for a night of gin-fuelled revelry at Doodle's Not-So-Silent Cinema, sponsored by Dodd's Gin. Celebrate their second anniversary prohibition style with a screening of Buster Keaton's "The Scarecrow", accompanied by a live performance from the inimitable gypsy swing, jazz band Kings Cross Hot Club. One free Dodd's G&T and popcorn per person on entry. An exclusive selection of Dodd's gin cocktails will also be on offer. FREE ENTRY but booking essential

  • Easter Club for kids - screen printing with Nicole Line

    Get creative! Come along to The Doodle Bar over the Easter holidays and screen print with Nicole! All materials will be provided but see what you have at home to up-cycle, such as an old t-shirt. You will be making your own stencils and screen printing your images straight onto the fabric using the silk screens. Dress for mess. One bag will be provided to print onto per child. £20 per person for 1.5 hours. Suitable for ages 7-11. Children do not need to be accompanied by an adult. Book here.


  • Easter Club for kids - tie-dyeing with Nicole Line

    Get creative! Come along to The Doodle Bar over the Easter holidays and tie-dye with Nicole! There will be many colours to choose from and we will be scrunching, folding, twisting the fabrics and dipping into buckets of dye resulting in quirky designs. Nicole will provide all the materials, including a pillow case for you to transform but do bring bits from home to up-cycle and tie dye such as an old t-shirt.  The workshop is suitable from ages 7 - 11 years.  Dress for mess. £20 per person for 1.5 hours. Children do not need to be accompanied by an adult. Book here.

  • Sunday Night Movies

    Frankie says RELAAAAAAX with a classic Sunday night movie at Doodle! Kick back, order yourself a takeaway and get cosy with a truly excellent film to finish off your weekend. We'll be showing everything from cult classics to blockbusters, so sign up to the Doodle newsletter to stay up to date with weekly film listings here. Every Sunday. 8pm. Free entry.

  • Easter Club for kids - mask making, clay modelling & draw-a-thon

    Get messy! Session 1 - 9.30am - 10.15am: Kiddies will be able to make wild beast masks and clay creatures AND will be part of a big draw-a-thon. Session 2 - 10.45am - 11.30am:  Fuzzy woolly names, balloon papier mache and draw-athon workshop. £10 per session. Suitable for ages 3-7 - children must be accompanied by an adult. Book here.

  • Spanish Film Night: Spanish Affair

    Every first Tuesday of the month Battersea Spanish and Doodle Bar welcome you to enjoy a Spanish language film, for free! Movies will be subtitled in English and we promise you an exciting variety of topics and countries. Expect films from Spain, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, Peru and more! This February come join us for a drink, a doodle and Spanish 'Spanish Affair' (Ocho apellidos vascos) directed by Emilio Martinez Lazaro. Free entry but please book here  to reserve a place.

  • Easter Club for kids - mask making, clay modelling & draw-a-thon

    Get messy! Session 1 - 9.30am - 10.15am: Kiddies will be able to make wild beast masks and clay creatures AND will be part of a big draw-a-thon. Session 2 - 10.45am - 11.30am: Fuzzy woolly names, balloon papier mache and draw-athon workshop. £10 per session. Suitable for ages 3-7 - children must be accompanied by an adult. Book here.

  • The BIG Doodle Quiz

    Select your team, buff up your music knowledge and catch up on current affairs because the BIG Doodle Quiz is here and there are prizes to be won PLUS a load of cash if you play your cards right!  Hosted by the Master of Quizzes, @ThatBoyontTelly, as seen on Sky1 and broadcast on Radio 4. £2 entry. 2nd Wednesday of every month. To book a table email reservations@thedoodlebar.com

  • Easter Club for kids - decorate a bag with Nicole Line

    Get sewing!  Come along to The Doodle Bar over the Easter holidays and decorate a bag with Nicole! There will be buttons, beads, ribbons and fabric for you to decorate a hessian bag, which will also be provided. All ages are welcome so this is a great workshop for the whole family. £10 per person for 2 hours. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Book here.

  • 24
    Mar '15 - Tue 12.00pm

    Doodle Street Food w/c 24th March

  • 31
    Mar '15 - Tue 7.00pm

    Not-So-Silent Cinema

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  • 1
    Apr '15 - Wed 10.00am

    Easter Club for kids - screen printing with Nicole Line

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  • 2
    Apr '15 - Thu 10.00am

    Easter Club for kids - tie-dyeing with Nicole Line

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  • 5
    Apr '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 7
    Apr '15 - Tue 9.30am

    Easter Club for kids - mask making, clay modelling & draw-a-thon

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  • 7
    Apr '15 - Tue 7.30pm

    Spanish Film Night: Spanish Affair

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  • 8
    Apr '15 - Wed 9.30am

    Easter Club for kids - mask making, clay modelling & draw-a-thon

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  • 8
    Apr '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The BIG Doodle Quiz

  • 9
    Apr '15 - Thu 9.30am

    Easter Club for kids - decorate a bag with Nicole Line

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  • 10
    Apr '15 - Fri 9.30am

    Easter Club for kids - make bunting with Nicole Line

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  • 12
    Apr '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 13
    Apr '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 14
    Apr '15 - Tue 7.00pm

    Italian Supper Club - Dinner by the River

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  • 19
    Apr '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 20
    Apr '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Monoprinting workshop

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  • 23
    Apr '15 - Thu 7.30pm

    Without Blinking

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  • 24
    Apr '15 - Fri 7.30pm

    Without Blinking

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  • 25
    Apr '15 - Sat 7.30pm

    Without Blinking

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  • 26
    Apr '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 1
    May '15 - Fri 6.00pm

    Wandsworth Fringe Launch Party

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  • 3
    May '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 4
    May '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 5
    May '15 - Tue 7.30pm

    Spanish Film Night: Amores Perros

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  • 6
    May '15 - Wed 7.00pm

    Kaleidoscopic Arts Platform

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  • 10
    May '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 13
    May '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The BIG Doodle Quiz

  • 17
    May '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 18
    May '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Heat press printing workshop

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  • 24
    May '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 31
    May '15 - Sun 8.00pm

    Sunday Night Movies

  • 1
    Jun '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 15
    Jun '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Indigo dyeing workshop

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  • 6
    Jul '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 20
    Jul '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Lino printing workshop

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  • 3
    Aug '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 17
    Aug '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Tie-dyeing workshop

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  • 7
    Sep '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 21
    Sep '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    French knitting workshop

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  • 5
    Oct '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 19
    Oct '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Up-cycle your clothes workshop

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  • 2
    Nov '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 16
    Nov '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Block printing workshop

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  • 7
    Dec '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

We have delicious street food from Blue Heron and Well Kneaded! 

 

Street Kitchen are also open daily at lunch and Friday evenings

street kitchen

Doodle Bar and TESTBED1 are available to hire, together or separately, for private events, mass draw-athons, screenings, exhibitions + film locations. Please contact events@thedoodlebar.com or call 07453 296 695

 

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33 Parkgate Road
London SW11 4NP

0207 223 7115

reservations@thedoodlebar.com

For hire: events@thedoodlebar.com

Mon-Thurs 10am-11pm

Fri 10am-midnight

Sat noon-midnight

Sun noon-11pm