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Serious job here. Really like my drinks. We want more! An other Shoreditch Gem! Really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2015
Arthur W
London, United Kingdom
My favorite bar in Lodon

I almost don't want to write this review because I want to keep this gem to myself. NOLA is... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 Jan 2017
“Such a romantic place”
24 Jan 2017
“I really didn't expect to be writing this...”
NOLA is an award-winning, Shoreditch based cocktail bar, inspired by the culture and rich history of New Orleans. With a soundtrack of blues, a cigar terrace and drinks list that gives more than a small nod towards the Big Easy, NOLA is a bar that...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
68 Rivington Street | Shoreditch, London EC2A 3AY, England
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

I almost don't want to write this review because I want to keep this gem to myself. NOLA is absolutely wonderful. The bar staff is insanely talented and fun. The atmosphere is quiet, cozy, and transports you back to an old 1930's bar in the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

They are very pushy if you are a slow drinker. They wont stop asking you if you want another drink and get the bill as fat as they can. When you say you dont want another drink they literally bring the bill and put it...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

When I heard the name of this bar I just had to visit as my sister's name is 'Nola' .... great atmosphere, friendly staff and killer cocktails ... what more could you want!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Ann17_12
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Serious job here. Really like my drinks. We want more! An other Shoreditch Gem! Really enjoyed the New Orleans style cocktail selection. I will be back for the next round.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I go here so much that the bar staff know my drink. I take all my friends here which i think is a perfect review for a bar. it gives you a very relaxed vibe with good cocktails and well priced cigars. If you are...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank fooddialogue
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Brilliant cocktail bar. Amazing prohibition era recipes not commonly found. Go for a half and half sazerac and a hurricane. You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 24 October 2015

The New Orleans atmosphere is present in this hidden-away bar. Really impressed by the drinks menu and staff that were attentive. Overall a great bar worthy of your time & £!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Jules G
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Booked in early for a drink before dinner reservations for a friends birthday. Had a great time - only had enough time for one drink but couldn't fault a thing. Staff were friendly and the drinks were great. Will definitely be returning!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank gmkr17
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I went to NOLA with friends late on a Friday - there was no queue! We were fortunate enough to get a booth and decent service, despite the staff and tables being very busy. The extensive cocktail menu will keep you coming back for more....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank ThomasMiddleton
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Well worth a visit, the staff were great and the space is fantastic. Had one of the best cocktails i have ever tasted here which was a gin based drink and basically tasted like a desert in a glass. very pleased with our visit all...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Chris3537680
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