Empire Bar

Status: Open
Address: Hackney Empire, 289 Mare Street, E8 1EJ (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Hackney
Former name(s): Stage 3
Marie Lloyd Bar
Samuel Pepys [same site]
Mr Pepys
Britannia
Former address: 279 Mare Street (prior to 2004 rebuilding)
Church Street (1866)
Historical parish: Hackney
Dates open: 1790-2000, 2004-2011, 2014-
rebuilt 1850s/2004
Owner: Ind Coope [Taylor Walker] (former)
Website: Website
Notes: This was a cafe after closing as "Marie Lloyd Bar", but reopened with a bar area as "Stage 3" in c2014, and as the "Empire Bar" in c2018.
Photo taken in January 2016
Sources: Dates: Pubs History/pub website
Renaming/Owner: Tris C (e-mail)
London Drinker U228
London Drinker WP15
OS 1873/1895/1922/1963
PO 1839/1856/1874/1896/1915 (all as "Britannia")
References: MS 11936/531/1138532
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