Green light for trendy late-night nightclub in Hornsey
A FORMER pub is set to reopen as a swanky night spot until 2.30am at weekends – to the disappointment of residents nearby. The former Wishing Well pub next to Hornsey railway station in Tottenham Lane will be Funky Brownz restaurant, with a shisha smoking
A FORMER pub is set to reopen as a swanky night spot until 2.30am at weekends - to the disappointment of residents nearby.
The former Wishing Well pub next to Hornsey railway station in Tottenham Lane will be Funky Brownz restaurant, with a shisha smoking lounge and dance floor.
Councillors agreed at a licensing committee meeting last Thursday (July 30) to give the new owner Raj Patel a licence to open from 10am to 1.30am Sunday to Wednesday, from 10am to 2.30am if there is a pre-booked function on Thursdays (or 1.30am if there is not), and from 10am to 2.30am on Fridays and Saturdays.
The venue was also given a late licence to serve alcohol until 1am Sunday to Wednesday and until 2am Thursday to Sunday.
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Funky Brownz also has permission to play live music until 2am on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
One Ribblesdale Road resident who asked not to be named, told The Broadway: "The owners have insisted all along that they want to open a restaurant not a nightclub.
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"Yet there will be a dance floor and four bouncers. I'm absolutely disgusted.
"There were more than 100 letters of objection from local residents and I really felt the licensing committee did not want to listen to us.