Smack bang in the heart of Brixton, and yet still tricky to find, Upstairs is one of those bars that looks like a smoky jazz club - obviously without the smoke, and quite possibly with reggae, or folk music say, rather than just jazz.
But the little tables & chairs, flickering candles, and red lit stage, make this feel a cosy and special venue to check out some well-chosen new & not-so-new talent.
It's a friendly fun night with people gladly packing in for the big events, and a chilled out kick-back spot on the quieter nights.
Open 7 nights a week, there's also the film quiz, comedy, a plethora of musical genres played, spot-on cocktails, lovely staff, & Brixton's best balcony. Niceness guaranteed..
Members of Mandy who have worked for Upstairs at the Ritzy