A new drinking spot is set to open in Shoreditch this month.

The Star in Shoreditch will be the eighth edition of the Electric Star Pubs.

The venue - once know as the Roadtrip - has been renovated, with the ground floor redesigned to cater for large groups and parties as well as smaller groups.

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East London Advertiser: The venue has been re-designed to cater for larger groupsThe venue has been re-designed to cater for larger groups (Image: The Star in Shoreditch)

Co-owner Rob Star said: "We are extremely excited to be opening up in this iconic location on Old Street.

"Having run street food operation Last Days of Shoreditch across the road (on the site of the new art hotel), we are well acquainted with the area.

"We are looking forward to welcoming our new clientele with great cocktails, amazing street food and DJ’s at the weekend on our ground floor.

"As well as Live bands and karaoke in our 100-capacity basement."

East London Advertiser: The pub will host live music and DJ sessions in the basementThe pub will host live music and DJ sessions in the basement (Image: The Star in Shoreditch)

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The Star in Shoreditch, located a short walk from Old Street Station at 243 Old Street, launches on May 17.

Big sporting events will also be shown, with a selection of screens placed throughout the pub.

The basement will host live music and DJ sessions throughout the week.

A bookable karaoke room will be available at the weekend for up to 50 people.

The bar will serve cocktails, a selection of craft beers and over 40 different spirits.

Sides and Slides will be the kitchen partners, who specialise in slide dishes and chicken.

The venue has five different areas available for booking - including the Sofa Area for eight to 12 people and The Workshop for 80.