The Blockley

3801 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
+1 215 222-1234
Price : $$ (Moderate)

About The Blockley

The Blockley rests on acreage, within a structure, with lengthy and abundant historical past. The name is acquired from the Blockley Almshouse, a poorhouse/insane asylum which stood in the location of The Blockley starting in 1835. The whole of West Philadelphia started off as Blockley Township, as well as the region housed an assortment of the town’s indigent residents.

Nowadays, The Blockley is bar and a dance club in University City, Philadelphia which first opened its doors in late 2009. This music venue specializes in high energy live music shows ranging from rock & roll to funk to jam/electronic to reggae and hip hop. Formerly the site of the celebrated Chestnut Cabaret, The Blockley is a reasonably close space with a the capacity to host up to 700 people, with an adjoining 150 capacity space called “Jolly’s”, which is frequently used for parties.

The Blockley is equipped with a state-of-the-art audio system, a broad (not long) dance floor, 12 craft beers on draught, an immensely low and close stage and flat panel televisions for show projections and significant playoff games.

The Blockley is generally a standing room venue, with an extensive dance floor, 40 seat bar, and slightly raised landings with large oak communal tables.

Past guests have stated The Blockley has a casual ambiance with a casual dress code, is moderately priced and provides guest with sight lines that are very good for a show from just about any point within the venue. Past guests also claim that the best nights to go to The Blockley are Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.



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Dress Code: Club Attire







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