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London's home for experimental sound and music outside the mainstream. Live concerts almost 7 days a week + day-time cafe.


Cafe OTO provides a home for creative new music that exists outside of the mainstream with an evening programme of adventurous live music seven nights a week.

The concert programme at Cafe OTO is managed by OTOProjects – a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC).

We are also open as a cafe during the day, serving a range of pastries and snacks and sellings books, records, tapes and CDs.

We now also have fully functional air conditioning in the venue.

Address and access

Cafe OTO
18–22 Ashwin street
London E8 3DL

landline 020 7923 1231

Cafe OTO is easily accessible by public transport, see details below.

Overground & East London Line

There are two overground stations very close to Cafe OTO – Dalston Junction and Dalston Kingsland – that connect you quickly to the rest of London.


The following buses stop nearby: 30, 38, N38, 67, 76, 149, N149, 56, 277 & 242.


There are a limited number of bicycle racks opposite Cafe OTO.


There is no parking at Cafe OTO but you can find a map of some local options here.

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