Following an extensive refurbishment, The Garage in Islington will re-launch under new ownership in February 2017.
As well as housing the legendary music venue, the property will also be home to a daytime coffee spot, craft beer and cocktail bar, a cutting-edge nightclub and an exciting new programme of live concerts and immersive club nights.
Having recently been acquired by DHP Family, the dynamic team behind Oslo in Hackney and Nottingham’s Rock City, every element of The Garage will be dramatically updated.
In addition to refurbishing the main music venue and adding a brand new sound system, three new spaces have also been created within the building, united thematically under the Garage concept.
The newly designed ground floor will now feature The General Store – an all-day café and bar serving craft beer and cocktails.
Upstairs, Thousand Island will be an intimate space hosting breaking acts and specialist forward-thinking acts most evenings and late-night socials later in the week.
Operating independently from the rest of the space, the room will feature a mirrorball-stuffed ceiling, faces of friends of the venue across one wall, and a condiment-covered dressing room.
In addition, at the right hand side of the venue will be a new coffee station and snack bar kiosk, serving takeaway speciality coffees and teas, alongside a range of freshly made breakfast snacks, cakes and sandwiches, all to-go.