Dub Jam

Back to Openings and News
by | Posted on 12th February 2014
Dub Jam

The first of next month welcomes Dub Jam to Covent Garden. The tiny Jerk BBQ & Rum Shack fuses the laid back beach vibe of the Caribbean, with tasty, contemporary Jamaican barbecue flavours and the sounds of reggae label ‘Trojan Records’.

The kitchen will pump out a Trojan soundtrack from Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff to Rocksteady, Dub, Ska and Roots. Aiming to capture the spontaneity of a beach party, the interior features lights made from reclaimed buoys and tin-cans, stools made from beer kegs and car wheels, a shelf bar made from half a surfboard and cake display made from an old record-player.

Even the bench seating is recycled from timber flooring. A festoon of lights made from Red Stripe stubby bottles hang from walls flyposted with graphic, original Trojan cover-art and street art inspired by Kingston’s Studio One. A homage to Duke Reid, Dub Jam’s rear wall is a stack of carnival style speakers.

The BBQ menu includes Soul Rebel Skewers marinated for 48 hours in the kitchen’s own jerk recipes and smoked for 12-24 hours before being grilled on the BBQ. Skewers include Skatalites, BBQ-ed Jerk Chicken, Peppa Pig BBQ-ed Jerk Pork, and Veggie Bangarang BBQ-ed jerk spiced halloumi and pepper – all served with home-made Sunny Slaw and a mint, coconut, chilli, yogurt dressing or fiery lime and tomato salsa. Beach Burgers are made from certified English beef packed into freshly-baked flat-bread pockets.

The Dub Jam bar will serve a choice selection of rums and Caribbean drinks, including Red Stripe, Carib Beer, Sasparilla and Coconut Water in colourful hand-painted tin cans. We even hear that the signature Wray & Nephew Reggae Infused Rum is gravity-fed through the sound-system wall of speakers so it’s slowly infused with reggae sound waves…

www.dubjam.co.uk

Want FREE instant access to secret locations,
exclusive parties, the latest venue openings
and much more?

And join 83k members that get our
FREE daily email on the best of London

×

Want free instant access to
SECRET locations,
EXCLUSIVE parties, the latest
venue openings and much more?

(We will never send you spam or share your email with third parties)

×