Upcoming events

Sunday Roast

Every Sunday

Imagine the best Sunday roast you’ve ever had… Now forget about that and come have a better one. Black Star Kitchen are our new kitchen residency hosting the Sunday Roast here at the Star by Hackney Downs. A cate...


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Threshold.FM All Dayer

Saturday 25th May

Threshold FM is an online station playing the finest electronic music in the known universe and hosting the best chat shows and podcasts across the flat earth. Join the Lobster Crew for 12 hours of eating, drinking and ...


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Disco Bistro

Sunday 26th May

This coming bank holiday, we’re bringing a selection of London’s best Disco DJs to takeover East London boozer; The Star by Hackney Downs!

Join us for a sun-kissed terrace party!

FREE ENTRY w/ Ti...


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Bobby Jam

Friday 31st May

Bobby Jam is Robert James alter ego. So many records just sat there he has been looking for a special home to spin them. Playing Disco, soul, funk, dub and bits of house.


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Regular events

Monday Offer 2 for £12 Burgers

Every Monday from 4pm-10pm you can have 2 burgers for £12.
*Classic Burger, Cheese Burger, Halloumi Burger and Vegan Burger

Pub Quiz

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

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

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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.

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Starry Starry Night

Every last Wednesday of the month 7:30pm

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

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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.

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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.