11 Gillett Square
London N16 8AZ
We accept cash and credit cards.
Mon-Thurs 12pm – 12am
Fri & Sat 12pm – 2am
Kitchen Opening Times
+44 (0)20 7923 9532
A membership for yourself or a friend helps the Vortex. 150+ gigs a year half price!
Good music and good food go together. For the Vortex Downstairs, nutrition, comfort and atmosphere are integral. Opening out to Gillett Square with floor to ceiling windows, ambient lighting and an tasty simple menu, Vortex Downstairs is the place to go for a pre-gig meal, a relaxing evening drink or weekend brunch.
Try our homemade Burgers, Salads, Bagels, Sizzling Plates and Sharing Dishes. 10% off your bill if you have tickets for a Vortex show or as a Vortex member.
"Relaxed, good value and eclectic. ****" (Viewlondon)
We offer you a wide selection of drinks including Portuguese beer on tap, Hackney Brewery ales, cocktails, wines, soft drinks, organic teas and coffee.
Every Sunday from 9pm till beyond midnight at the Vortex Downstairs, hosted by Hannes Riepler. Free entry – join the jam session or sit back and listen. Dalston becomes the centre of jazz jamming in London with the chance to go on to the Haggerston afterwards.
Every month Vortex Downstairs presents a series of small, free-entry gigs with music across genres happening between 7 and 8.30 pm. Come catch some live music in the early evening or before you go to a Vortex gig. Look out for early gigs on Thursdays as well as extra dates on other days of the week.
Keep the Vortex alive as a major jazz club
Become a member or volunteer. Also, the Vortex Foundation, a registered charity, supports the Vortex and projects in and around Gillett Square. You can make a donation to the Vortex Foundation.
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