Olby’s is a multi-purpose, award winning community hub based in the heart of Margate’s Old Town! Upstairs at Olby’s you’ll find the Soul Cafe bar & restaurant serving Caribbean fusion & Tex-Mex style food, made with love! Downstairs is where the fun begins! Featuring a fully certified Dolby Atmos Mixing & Recording Studio and a top-spec 340 capacity live music venue! Having played host to bands & artists to suit all crowds such as Skindred, Wheatus, Incognito, Neville Staple, Shola Ama & Stranger Cole! On top of hosting big names, we’re very community focused and consistently champion our local scene by putting on a monthly local showcase & bi-weekly events in the Spring & Autumn season! We’re also suited for seated comedy or jazz club events with a dining experience, nobody in town does it like Olby’s! Come down and feel the heat!
Throughout the rest of the year Olby’s Soul Café & Music Rooms holds a range of live music acts and big name DJ’s all which complement our festivals.
As a multi-space, mutli-use venue Olby’s can accommodate one single event across the 3 spaces or 3 independent events simultaneously. Olby’s also serves food, including the famous Olby’s Roast, on a Sunday.