Ballie Ballerson

It takes a lot of balls to create an experience like Ballie Ballerson.

1 000 000, to be exact.

Because after opening the city’s largest ballpit bar as a pop up back in 2016, the people at Ballie Ballerson have not only upped the ante from 200k balls to a million, but they’ve made them all transparent (and new, just to be – ahem – clear), expanded their two pits to more than double the size, and then backlit them with a 10k LED dancefloor underneath. Yeah.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

Your ticket will net you two hours in the pits, and all-night access to the bar and dancefloor. And as you’d only expect from such a nostalgia-soaked venture, the drinks list enables you to relive your youth (with all the benefits of adulthood) with Dib-Dab flavoured cocktails and Maoam shots, as well as The Fight Club (which comes with blood orange, gin and a temporary tattoo) and the WTAF, which changes flavour after you pop a Miracle Berry.

Ballie Ballerson Bar Shoreditch

To keep you going throughout the night, there’s also a quartet of pizzas and Cheeseburger Spring Rolls (obviously) on offer – and if you head down on a weekend, you can buy a special bottomless brunch ticket that means your ballpit slot will include bottomless prosecco and bottomless pizza, too.

And hopefully, no bottomless patrons.


NOTE: Ballie Ballerson is open every evening (till 2am Fri & Sat), and all day on weekends. You can get tickets for a two hour timeslot (from £7.50pp) at their website right HERE.

OTHER NOTE: Just to assuage the fears/hopes that may already be germinating in your head: yes, they have a ball cleaning machine which works at a feverish pace (cleansing 18k balls per hour) and no, despite the presence of that machine, you can’t take your drinks into the ballpit.

Ballie Ballerson | 97-113 Curtain Road, EC2A 3BS

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Ballie Ballerson

97-113 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, East London, EC2A 3BS
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