We are open Wednesdays 6pm - 11pm, Thursdays noon-11pm, Fridays & Saturdays noon-12am & Sundays noon-6pm. Come down for a drink, a doodle & some delicious food. 

The Doodle Bar is a bar and events space where people have the freedom to enjoy a good scribble, play a game of ping pong, peruse the market and enjoy some street food. 

  • Line Art as an Expression Workshop

    Line Art as an Expression is a workshop which will show you ways of using lines as a way to convery your feelings. In the 2 hour workshop, you will begin by choosing a paragraph from a choice of books that inspires you, and then illustrator Ceyan Insel will show you how to make your imagination come to life with lines. 

  • Metallic Printing Workshop

    Come and learn metallic foiling in this fun and friendly workshop run by Nicole Line. She will provide the heat press which heats up to 140 degrees. Transform fabric and paper items by transferring metallic foil unto them with the heat press. Book your place here.

  • Will Alsop: How Architects Rebuilt Britain

    RIBA Stirling Prize Winner and acclaimed architect, Prof. Will Alsop, will lead a public talk and debate focusing on the role of architects and architectural departments within Local Council Authorities in post-war Britain. He will consider what freedoms architects were given and how those freedoms changed.

    The event is part of Cardboard Citizens' Home Truths Festival of Heritage Events. Made possible with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

  • OKIDO Summer Party 2017

    Come and join OKIDO Magazine in celebrating the start of summer! Three 1.5 hour party sessions for young children and their families with so much fun to be had. More info and tickets here.

  • Sketch Appeal

    Sketch Appeal is London's first ever sketchdating event. Over the course of the night you'll get up close and personal with your fellow sketchmates in a series of fun and easy activities designed to test your 'sketchual chemistry': including speed portraiture, colouring and balloon art. Rememebr, Sketch Appeal isn't here to test your drawing skills; it's all about sketching to connect - not impress. It's about having a laugh, getting creative and - if you're lucky, getting a number at the end of the night! The bar will open as usual.


  • Wood Engraving Workshop

    Learn to engrave wood blocks and create beautiful prints with them, with creative arts teacher Nicole Line. Materials will be provided. Click here for tickets and more info. 

  • Drink & Draw

    Unleash the artist within, learn a thing or two about drawing and have a few drinks with like-minded scribblers on Frui's fun and inspiring sketching social. Ideal for beginners, but all levels welcome. Pencils, rubbers and paper all supplied!

  • The Social Sketch Up

    Come get your sketch on with illustrator Dulcimer Draws!The Social Sketch Up is a fun and informal workshop that will help you to unleash your creativity through a mix of easy art activities: including speed portrait drawing, balloon art, colouring competitions and a dress-making challenge! By the end of it you'll have a sketchbook full of amazing artwork, a balloon with your face on it and (if you're lucky) a fabulous prize! 

  • Batik workshop

    Explore the art of Batik - an ancient textile technique where hot wax is applied to fabric using a tool called a tjanting. Coloured dyes are then painted onto the fabric and the lines of wax resist the colour, creating striking designs. Artist Rhian Sutcliffe will guide you through the process explaining ancient and contemporary techniques.

  • Gelli Printing Workshop

    Come and learn how to make prints using gelli plates, with Nicole Line. During the workshop you will be using acrylic inks to mark make onto paper and fabric and will create your own stencils and print with a range of found objects. More info and tickets here.

  • 13
    May '17 - Sat 2.00pm

    Line Art as an Expression Workshop

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  • 17
    May '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    Metallic Printing Workshop

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  • 23
    May '17 - Tue 7.00pm

    Will Alsop: How Architects Rebuilt Britain

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  • 4
    Jun '17 - Sun 11.00am

    OKIDO Summer Party 2017

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  • 7
    Jun '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    Sketch Appeal

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  • 14
    Jun '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    Wood Engraving Workshop

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  • 21
    Jun '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    Drink & Draw

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  • 12
    Jul '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    The Social Sketch Up

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  • 19
    Jul '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    Batik workshop

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  • 16
    Aug '17 - Wed 7.00pm

    Gelli Printing Workshop

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Come and EAT, drink and doodle!

The Doodle Bar available for professional hire on weekdays.

Please contact or call 0207 403 3222.

Table reservations are processed via email, please contact

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60 Druid Street


0207 403 3222

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OPEN Thurs 12:00-23:00, Fri & Sat 12:00-00:00, Sun 12:00-18:00