Upcoming events

The FIFA World Cup

Don’t miss a goal during the biggest football event in the World! The FIFA World Cup is around the corner and we will be broadcasting all the action live!

Showing all games on our TVs and the England games will be screened on the project...

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Fish Fridays

Every Friday

We’re taking up the tradition with Fish Fry Fridays. But this ain’t your Nan’s chippy! We’re sourcing the best quality fish from SoleShare who buy directly from small-scale fisherman with sustainable ...

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VVedding Set

Friday 25th May

Join us for our DJ showcase for Weddings / Birthdays / Bar mitzvahs & Funerals!

Party tracks from The Slits / William Onyeabor / The Zombies / Cure / Eric B and Rakim etc…

Maxime Leroy & Simon ...

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Loose Booty DJs

Sat 26th May

Come join us for some Saturday bank holiday fun at The Star By Hackney Downs

We mix feel-good classics, disco, 80’s boogie, House & Italo-Disco with some guilty pleasures thrown in.

‘Imagine Bia...

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Wolf Beach

Sunday 27th May

Alrighty – the wolves are back for the bank holiday Sunday… We’re going for a mammoth 9-hour session at our favourite watering hole. Come in the afternoon, and enjoy a roast in the sun, then stay for our...

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Regular events

Monday Offer 2 for £12 Burgers or 2 Grilled Cheese for £8

Every Monday from 4pm-10pm you can have 2 burgers for £12.
Choose between Cow, Chickpea or Chicken

Pub Quiz

Every Tuesday 7:30pm. £2 entry per person.

Prizes, 1st: £50 Cash prize 2nd: £25 Bar tab 3rd: £15 food voucher.

Book here

Drawing the Star

Every Tuesday 7:30 – 9pm

Drawing The Star is a weekly life drawing group on the top floor of The Star by Hackney Downs. Untutored drawing for all, run by artists for everyone.


Starry Starry Night

Every Wednesday 7:30pm

Live acoustic music every Wednesday evening at The Star By Hackney Downs in our intimate, candlelit upstairs venue.

Workers Wednesday

Every Wednesday

20% off selected food and drink every Wednesday. For all local(ish) workers and students. Just sign up for our locals card. Giving the power back to the common man! Terms and Conditions apply. Not available for pre-booked events.

Register for our Locals Card

2 for 1 Cocktails Thursday

Every Thursday from 5pm

Come Down to the Star By Hackney Downs every Thursday and enjoy our delicious cocktails half price all night! Early weekend start anyone? Buy one get one free cocktails for loyalty card owners, not too bad is it? Cocktails start at £8.

Happy Hour

Every Friday from 5pm – 7pm

Happy hour every Friday 5pm – 7pm £3 pint (Five Points Pale Ale & Beck Vier) £3 Glass of red or white wine.