It is with great sadness that we are having to announce the closure of The Jellied Eel. Unfortunately the decision is out of our hands, and it is something that we are unable to have any influence over. We are of course devastated, having built it up from our initial short pop up in 2018 to being listed at number 7 in Time Out’s Top 50 Bars in London.

We’re so grateful to all of you who have come and made the place what it was. We’ve shared so many laughs, so many great moments, and of course so many cocktails with you all. We have loved being a part of the local community, and we’re so sad not to be able to reopen at a time when we all need those moments more than ever.

We’d love to find another venue, if not for The Jellied Eel then for something else, so please do stay in touch via our mailing list and social media just in case.

We are going to continue doing bottled cocktails for a few weeks until we have got rid of our stock, so please do snap up what are now collector’s items! The ones that don’t need refrigeration will last indefinitely.

Finally, I’d like to thank all our staff past and present who are the absolute best, and who have always gone above and beyond to create something special, and also Tim, Jackie and all the staff at Manze’s who have been so gracious and welcoming to us.

With love and gratitude

Paul and all at The Jellied Eel x




The Jellied Eel is a unique cocktail bar located in the Grade II listed, Art Deco interior of Manze’s pie and mash shop on Walthamstow Market. We’re open every Friday and Saturday night for inventive cocktails, gourmet croquetas and delicious Mediterranean small plates. The beautiful and historic interior and intimate wooden booths are a perfect match for a quiet drink or a raucous birthday celebration, and everything in between. On warm evenings, our secret courtyard garden is a cool escape for an al fresco cocktail.


‘One of London’s cult drinking experiences’  ★★★★★ Time Out
This place is electric’  9/10  The Nudge
‘The dimly lit art deco interiors make for the ultimate quirky bar setting’ Secret London
‘The kind of hip cocktails you’d usually find in a Shoreditch speakeasy’ Londonist


ADDRESS: Manze’s Pie & Mash Shop, 76 High St, Walthamstow, London E17 7LD


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  • A free cocktail the first three times you visit us (worth £25, must be redeemed on separate visits)
  • 10% off your food bill when in a group of 4 or more
  • Exclusive invitations to food and drink samplings and other events
  • Further social events and perks as we develop
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Manze’s Pie & Mash Shop, 76 High St, Walthamstow, London E17 7LD


Opening Times:

Friday/Saturday: 7pm-midnight.


Nearest Tube:

Walthamstow Central (Victoria Line): 9 mins walk
(15 mins from King’s Cross)



St James Street4 mins walk
(3 mins from Clapton, 7 mins from Hackney Downs, 16 mins from Liverpool St)

Queen’s Road  – 8 mins walk
(3 mins from Leyton Midland Road, 7 mins from South Tottenham, 13 mins from Crouch Hill)