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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. 

  • Storytime Sunday with Benji Davies

    Award winning & globally loved author/illustrator Benji Davies will lead a feast of creative activities. Spend a unique Sunday morning with the kids, with The Storm Whale creator - including an exclusive reading of Benji's new and celebrated picture book Grandad's Island by Simon & Schuster, followed by an array of adventurous activities and crafts! PLUS an exclusive episode of Sue Hendra's Wanda and the Alien (Random House, Komixx) Signed copies of the book will be available, plus drinks and pastries. Free, but booking is essential as places are limited. 

  • SPACE in TESTBED1

    An exhibition around the theme of 'space' by multimedia artists from art schools around Britain. One night only! Free entry.

  • Faustaff Party

    Join us for a Mexican themed party and help raise money for the theatre production Faustaff - written by Mexican playwrite Diego Sosa, which will be staged in Mexico and London. Expect Latin American music, Mexican street food, a chilli eating contest (£40 Wahaca voucher prize), a Mexican pub quiz and lots of doodling fun. 

    £4 early birds online tickets, £5 on the door.

    Please note that the bar will also be open (free entry) to those not wishing to partake in the event.

  • 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 29th 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

  • CLOSED for bank holiday Monday

    Doodle Bar will be closed for Bank Holiday Monday 31st August. Happy holiday everyone!

  • Spanish Film Night: Jamon Jamon

    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 film 'Jamon Jamon' directed by Bigas Luna. £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. Tasty tapas from Gonzalos Kitchen can be purchased from 6.30pm, seating at 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm sharp!

  • The BIG Doodle Movie Quiz

    Select your team and buff up your film knowledge because the Doodle Movie  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. Every 1st Wednesday of the month. To book a table email reservations@thedoodlebar.com

  • 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 5th September 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

  • Board-London

    Board games in the bar! From classic strategy games, to new card and dice games, Board-London aims to bring current fans together withthose who are new to gaming in a friendly, competitive atmosphere. Events will be arranged into gaming tables, themed around popular genres of game that can both offer fans of a particular games a place to meet and play, whilst also offering people an opportunity to try a variety of different types of game. Free. For more info and to reserve your space at the game table go to www.board-london.com

  • 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

  • 23
    Aug '15 - Sun 10.00am

    Storytime Sunday with Benji Davies

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  • 24
    Aug '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    SPACE in TESTBED1

  • 26
    Aug '15 - Wed 7.00pm

    Faustaff Party

  • 29
    Aug '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Crayfish Bob

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  • 31
    Aug '15 - Mon 9.00am

    CLOSED for bank holiday Monday

  • 1
    Sep '15 - Tue 7.30pm

    Spanish Film Night: Jamon Jamon

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  • 2
    Sep '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The BIG Doodle Movie Quiz

  • 5
    Sep '15 - Sat 12.30pm

    Dockside Diner featuring...Constancia on the Road

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  • 6
    Sep '15 - Sun 2.00pm

    Board-London

  • 7
    Sep '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 21
    Sep '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Screen printing workshop

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  • 5
    Oct '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 7
    Oct '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The BIG Doodle Movie Quiz

  • 12
    Oct '15 - Mon 7.00pm

    Get your Knit On with Wool & the Gang

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  • 19
    Oct '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Up-cycle your clothes workshop

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  • 2
    Nov '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 4
    Nov '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The Big Doodle Movie Quiz

  • 9
    Nov '15 - Mon 5.00pm

    Get your Knit On with Wool & the Gang

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  • 16
    Nov '15 - Mon 7.30pm

    Block printing workshop

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  • 7
    Dec '15 - Mon 8.00pm

    Burlesque Life Drawing

  • 9
    Dec '15 - Wed 8.00pm

    The BIG Doodle Movie Quiz

  • 14
    Dec '15 - Mon 7.00pm

    Get your Knit On with Wool & the Gang

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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.

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