November’s Non-Specific sees The Vaccines’ Árni Árnason joining us on the 14th, to share his record collection and a few whiskeys too! Taking a break from their sabbatical to be with us, he couldn’t make it last month, but will be there on the 14th for sure.
As always it’s free entry and we’re open till 2am, so you’ve plenty of time to get loose
September’s Non-Specific sees Cruel Hearts Club gracing the ones and twos. The London-based trio are comprised of sisters Edie and Gita Langley, alongside “ninja on speed”, Gabi Woo, keeping more than just time on drums.
Fresh from supporting Iggy Pop, expect to hear plenty of him, alongside Hole, The Breeders, QOTSA, as they wear their inspiration on their sleeves and give their take on Non-Specific Rock ‘n’ Roll
All taking place on 19th September, they’ll be keeping the vibes high till 2am. Free entry as always, because we’re a bar.
After which they’ll be hot-footing it up to The Sun Tavern to spin some of their Sunday best (and anything they haul from Rough Trade) on the decks for our pleasure.
25% off your drinks tab with copy of the album. Free entry and open til 12am
Our September Whisky Cocktail list sees anCnoc as the star of the show.
A Highland Single Malt, anCnoc uses traditional distilling methods to create what they describe as a ‘thoroughly modern whisky’.
It’s light and yet complex. Smooth yet challenging. And each twist and turn delivers a surprise. In fact, this is a dram that has something for everyone – you included.
Our two-strong cocktail list – and our iconic beer and a bump is available all month long, 7 days a week, at £8.50 a pop. Come by any day you fancy and see what all the fuss is about.
Check out our refreshed lineup below:
Middle C – AnCnoc 12yr Whisky, Raspberry Sherbet, Absinthe, Citrus, Umbrella Brewing Sparkling Cider
Sticky Fingers – AnCnoc 12yr Whisky, Apricot, Citrus, Bitters, Umbrella Brewing Ginger Beer
This month we’re excited to welcome Shoreditch founded Redchurch Brewery to Bethnal Green for another month of £3 pint goodness.
At Redchurch brewery the approach is simple, exceptional products brewed with respect for the process and flavour.
The beers pay homage to the brewery’s East London roots and the unique blend of science and freestyle brewing has propelled the brand into a new era which will see the it go head to head the with current crop of quality craft brewers in the UK and further a field.
Expect their Redchurch Lager, Shoreditch Blonde, Paradise Pale, every Tuesday at £3 a pop.
We’re matching the weather next month, brightening up our monthly Whisk(e)y Cocktails selection giving Nikka Days Japanese Blended Whisky it’s moment in the sun.
A vibrant addition to the Nikka range, this is a bright and vivacious marriage of malt and grain whiskies sourced from both Nikka’s Yoichi and Miyagiko distilleries.
Boasting a medium body, it possesses an array of floral and zesty flavours, an underlying vanilla-toffee depth, and a light touch of peat smoke to finish.
This light, fresh, and delicate whisky makes for a delicious sipping dram, and is just as at home sitting in a tall, refreshing highball. Perfect for the warmer climes ahead.
Our two-strong cocktail list – and our iconic beer ‘n’ a bump is available all month long, 7 days a week, at £8.50 a pop. Come by any day you fancy and see what all the fuss is about.
Check out our refreshed lineup below:
East Bound And Down – Nikka Days | Umeshu Plum Sake | Sesame Seed & Fig Leaf Syrup | Abbot’s Bitters | Club Soda.
Yubitsume – Nikka Days | Yuzushu | Togarashi | Ginger | Citrus.
July’s gearing up to be a sweltering month here in the Big Smoke, so what better way to cool off every Tuesday than with a brand new range of £3 pints?
The guys at Highgate’s Gorgeous Brewery are next up behind the stick. They’re fiercely independent, family-owned, and family-run – following in the footsteps of their grandmother Marion.
They pride themselves on using as little automation as possible, since this means that a whole lot more hard work and care goes into everything they make. All their beers are unrefined, unfiltered, and 100% vegan so you can drink with that moral compass well and truly intact.
You can expect their Gunpowder IPA, Guzzla Lager, along with some other brews on our taps. Cheers.
This month’s Non-Specific sees RIDE and Oasis’ Andy Bell joining us on the decks come the 15th November.
He’ll be making the journey to Bethnal Green to give us his take on Non-Specific Rock ‘n’ Roll – throwing out everthing from Elvis to ESG
We’ll also be offering a Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery cocktail list, all cocktails available for just £6 all night.
It’s free entry as always, and we’re open all the way till 2am. Come and shake your stick at it!
International Poitín Day – the 24 hours we put aside every year to honour the rebellious souls who kept the spirit alive through its forbidden dark days – returns for it’s 4th rendition.
First celebrated right here at The Sun Tavern, this year its expanded its reach far beyond the streets of Bethnal Green, across the Irish Sea and into the finest drinking holes of Dublin, Belfast, Cork & Galway.
We’ll be hosting four Poitín brands at the forefront of its revival – Micil Poitín, Glendalough, Mad March Hare & Ban Poitiín – who’ll all be heavily featured on our cocktail list for the eve. We’ll also have a free Poitín tasting on the day from 5pm – first come, first served so better get yer skates on.
Much to look forwards to, and we look forwards to raising a glass of the pure drop with you all.
In the meantime, have a peek at our Poitín-heavy line-up – yours for just £6 on the night.
Cold Brew Irish Coffee – Bán Poitín | Cold Brew Coffee | Cream.
Poitín Mule – Mad March Hare Poitín | Umbrella Brewing Ginger Beer | Citrus | Bitters.
Plain & Simple – Measure of Micil Poitín | Pint of Stout.
Bloody Murphy – Glendalough Poitín | Stout | Tomato | TST Spice Mix.
Flight of Four – Shot of Bán Poitín, Glendalough, Mad March Hare & Micil Poitín.
Festival season is almost upon us once more, and for those inclined to keep your wristbands on emblazoned like notches on your festival bedpost, your reward has arrived!
As some of you may well know we at The Sun Tavern do all our good work to a soundtrack of Rock ‘n’ Roll. So from May to September we’ll knock 25% off your drinks bill if you show your festival wristband or ticket.
From your Isle Of Wights & Latitudes, to your Red Roosters & Field Days – any wristband/ticket from any festival. Quarter off. Simple as that.
Just show your tickets for your discount, and we’ll be serving out the classics for the entirety of the Festival Season (that’s all the way ’til September!).
The 26th January is Australia Day, and after last year’s monumental celebrations we’re throwing a big old party once more.
Aussie brewers Stone & Wood will be on the taps, supplying their grade-A beer, and if you’re holding an Aussie passport, show it at the bar and we’ll shout you a pint for free.
Founded in 2008 in Byron Bay, Stone & Wood have been purveyors of top quality beers ever since and have travelled oceans to get to us!
To keep the vibes high, we have the guys from the Psych-Folk-Pop ensemble from down-under – Tempesst – throwing our the party tunes on the decks.
Now London-based, Tempesst are riding a wave since the release of their ‘Feel Better’ EP in Octover, and their headline tour in December. The night looks set to be rowdy!
We’re bringing in 2018 with the sounds of the legendary Manchester club, The Haçienda.
Expect to hear The Smiths, The Happy Mondays, Madonna, Stone Roses, Blur, Primal Scream, all acts who graced its stage…..and of course the Acid House classics of it’s heyday.
Complimentary bottle of prosecco at midnight for all table bookings email@example.com
Tickets £5 available at www.umbrella-london.co.uk
(guaranteed entry until 9pm)
Our last Takeover Tuesday of 2017 sees the return of our friends at the Leyton-based brewers, Signature Brew.
Since opening in 2011, cousin brewers Sam and Tom have been collaborating with some internationally renowned bands and musicians, working on delivering good beer into the hands of gig goers.
Their range now includes 11 different brews, but you can expect their Roadie All-Night IPA, Studio Pilsner and something more seasonal too down at the Sun Tavern.
As always, if you stop by on Tuesday you can try their beers for only £3 a pint, until the keg is empty.
The last month of 2017 sees David Preshah of Hoxton Radio back on the decks for Non-Specific rock ‘n’ roll.
Expect Indie bangers a go-go!
For this month’s cover art, we drew inspiration from the centipede featured on The Strokes’ iconic 2004 post-punk single ‘Reptilia’.
Since it’s the festive season, there’ll be mince pies all night to get the Christmas spirit flowing.