Upcoming events

Size Doesn’t Matter Xmas Shindig

Saturday 15th December

Size Doesn’t Matter warmly welcome you to a night of funky frolics at the Star by Hackney Downs…

Djs Mr Shiver, Si Kurrage, Mastomic and Amba rocking the ones n twos…

Special Guest a...

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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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DJ Toby Jug

Sunday 16th December

Playing all vinyl. Playing 70’s, 80’s & 90’s. Expect the best in Funk, Soul, New-Wave & Punk.

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El Conchitas

Friday 21st December

El Conchitas is one of London’s leading female alternative dance DJ’s. Most famous for her residency at London’s Mint club and her cutting-edge ...

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Reason Sound

Saturday 22nd December

Playing Sound System music.

All walks of Roots, Reggae, Steppas and Dub whilst passing through Dancehall, Ragga and other genres influenced by the above en route.

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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.


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.