i have lived in camden for over 5 years and was quite excited when this place opened, but it took a friend visiting from paris for her birthday for a group of us to finally go.
My friend booked a large table for us at 7pm and surprisingly everyone go there on time. From the moment we arrived and sat down the waitress kept reminding us that she had another booking for the table at 9.30pm and we would had to vacate. We thought we would have the table for the whole night, so this was slightly annoying. The waitress then kept coming over every 15 minutes (no exaggeration) to ask us when we would be leaving. When anyone put down their knife/fork/burger she came over to ask if they had finished eating, and to vacate the table. she even cleared plates before a few people had finished eating.
at 9pm she stormed over to tell us we have been at the table too long and slammed the bill down on the table. The table had not been reserved again until 9.30pm and in my opinion it does not take 30mins to wipe a table. We paid, but refused to pay the service charge which, after much arguing, the waitress finally removed then told us to f**k off.
Half our party decided to go home immediately due to this hostility, but a friend who had just arrived was at the bar buying a round, so we decided to stay. We found a seats at an empty table (the same size as the one we had to vacate) at the front of the bar and all laughed of the rudeness of the waitress. Our friend, who was buying the round of drinks at the bar, then came over to say that he was leaving as the barman started to shout at him. Basically our friend put in his drinks order, then the barman gave him 3 extra drinks (spirits, when no one was drinking spirits), and tried to force our friend to pay for them.
Not surprisingly we all left and no one will be returning.
Go to this bar only if you don't like Blues (they don't play any), like to be charged twice for drinks, and love being shouted and sworn at by the staf