The Speakeasy Club opened its doors at the start of Swinging London on 15th December 1966 and finally closed them towards the end of Punk in 1978.
Known by the clientele as the Speak, it was situated at 48 Margaret Street (two blocks north of where Regent Street crosses Oxford Street). It was one a three London clubs owned by Iraqi born entrepreneur David Shamoon. His other venues, Blaises (after Modesty) was located in West London near Queen’s Gate, in the basement of the now demolished Imperial Hotel and The Revolution Club (a showbiz venue, previously Le Prince, at 14-16 Burton Place, Mayfair).
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