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. 

  • Burlesque Life Drawing

    Fashion drawing teacher Sue Dray returns to Doodle on the first Monday of every month with her life drawing class. Each session will have a different theme and the cocktails will be flowing! 7pm for 8pm start. £12 on the door (£10 for students). Drawing materials provided for a donation

  • Spanish Film Night: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    Every first Tuesday of the month Battersea Spanish and Doodle Bar welcome you to enjoy a Spanish language film! Movies will be subtitled in English and we promise you an exciting variety of topics and countries. Come join us for a drink, a doodle and Spanish 'Women on the Verge of Nervous Breakdown' directed by Pedro Almodovar. £2 entry - either book in advance to guarantee a place or pay on the door on the night and it will be first-come first-served! Spanish street food from Tiberi Barcelona Munchies.

  • Dockside Diner featuring...Constancia on the Road

    New for 2015 - Doodle's Dockside Diner! A series of ticketed summer lunches offering experiential dining on our stunning outside terrace, The Beach. With musicians and doodlers adding more to the entertainment, this is more than your average lunch out. Saturday 11th July will see Constancia on the Road show you what the entire asado (barbecue) experience is about. Join us as they bring a taste of the pampas and its traditions across the Atlantic to Battersea with a three-course Argentine Grill - charcoal-grilled steaks, and Empanadas so good they were featured on BBC! £35pp - tickets available through Grub Club here

  • Sunday BBQ with Constancia on the Road

    Argentine BBQ specialists Constancia on the Road will be bringing us a 'taste of the pampas' with their traditional argentine grill. This is a non-ticketed event, just turn up and feast!

  • Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

    New for 2015 - Doodle's Dockside Diner! A series of ticketed summer lunches offering experiential dining on our stunning outside terrace, The Beach. With musicians and doodlers adding more to the entertainment, this is more than your average lunch out. Saturday 18th July will see Crayfish Bob bring the full Louisiana experience with his authentic crayfish boil. Feast on succulent crayfish, revel in superb Cajun and Americana music, and get stuck into the UK's only official Nascraw Crayfish Racing Event. £33pp - tickets and menu available through Grub Club here

  • Storytime Sunday

    The next hilarious instalment sees debut author/illustrator Fred Blunt leading a  feast of creative activities on 19th July. Spend an easy Sunday morning with the kids being creatively entertained by an exclusive reading of Fred's first author/illustrated picture book  Captain Falsebeard in a Very Fishy Tale, followed by an array of piratical activities and crafts! To wind-up the lively morning, we also have an exclusive episode of Sue Hendra's Wanda and the Alien. 10am-12pm. FREE ENTRY but book a place here. 

     

  • Lino printing workshop

    Using the lino cutter you will be carving your designs from sheets of lino which will be provided. Once the lino is carved and ready to go, you will be printing your designs onto cloth and card using a range of colours. Nicole will guide you though each process, resulting in a final print onto a bag, item of clothing, cloth or card. This workshop is aimed at beginners through to experienced printers. £15pp for 2 hour workshop. For full details visit the Doodle Blog.

  • Dockside Diner featuring...Mama's Jerk Station

    New for 2015 - Doodle's Dockside Diner! A series of ticketed summer lunches offering experiential dining on our stunning outside terrace, The Beach. With musicians and doodlers adding more to the entertainment, this is more than your average lunch out. Saturday 25th July will see the Mama's Jerk bring the Caribbean party to the Beach, with finger lickin' jerk chicken, good vibes and 'bleggae' - live blues and reggae music to keep you dancing all day long! £28pp - tickets and menu available through Grub Club

     

  • Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

    New for 2015 - Doodle's Dockside Diner! A series of ticketed summer lunches offering experiential dining on our stunning outside terrace, The Beach. With musicians and doodlers adding more to the entertainment, this is more than your average lunch out. Saturday 1st August will see Crayfish Bob bring the full Louisiana experience with his authentic crayfish boil. Feast on succulent crayfish, revel in superb Cajun and Americana music, and get stuck into the UK's only official Nascraw Crayfish Racing Event. £33pp - tickets and menu available through Grub Club here

  • Burlesque Life Drawing

    Fashion drawing teacher Sue Dray returns to Doodle on the first Monday of every month with her life drawing class. Each session will have a different theme and the cocktails will be flowing! 7pm for 8pm start. £12 on the door (£10 for students). Drawing materials provided for a donation

  • 6
    Jul '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 7
    Jul '15 - Tue 7.30pm

    Spanish Film Night: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

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  • 11
    Jul '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Constancia on the Road

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  • 12
    Jul '15 - Sun 5.00pm

    Sunday BBQ with Constancia on the Road

  • 18
    Jul '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

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  • 19
    Jul '15 - Sun 10.00am

    Storytime Sunday

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  • 20
    Jul '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Lino printing workshop

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  • 25
    Jul '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Mama's Jerk Station

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  • 1
    Aug '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

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  • 3
    Aug '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 15
    Aug '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

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  • 17
    Aug '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Tie-dyeing workshop

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  • 29
    Aug '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

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  • 5
    Sep '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Constancia on the Road

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  • 7
    Sep '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 19
    Sep '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Mama's Jerk Station

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  • 21
    Sep '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Screen printing 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

Dockside Diner - experiential dining the Doodle way! A whole series of lunch clubs this summer on the sunny Doodle Beach featuring Crayfish Bob, Constancia Argentine Grill, Mama's Jerk and Italian Supper Club. Tickets and menus available from Grub Club here.

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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