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229 Great Portland Street
+44 (0)20 7631 8388
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of 229

4.0 out of 5 4 June 2016
by Elizabeth W.

At the top of Great Portland Street is an unobtrusive building with limited signage buuuuut inside there is a live venue with 2 halls that hosts gigs, club nights and comedy nights. The two venues are also available for hire (together or separately) and have been used for galas, fashion shows and corporate events.

I recently went to a Timeout Rising Stars gig, which are running throughout...more

4.0 out of 5 17 March 2016
by Ed T.

Tucked away near Great Portland Street, I've been here a few times for gigs now and have a pretty positive impression of the place.

It's surprisingly large for a start, and the bar here offers a decent variety of alcohol and booze for not too high a price.

It's a bit of a blank canvas space in my view, and you could do a lot with what the venue has to offer if you were looking to host an...more

4.0 out of 5 8 March 2016
by Dominique R.

I've been here for 2 music gigs now! I was expecting a dinky place, but it is a pretty large venue! There is a relatively reasonably priced bar. This time I was allowed access to the VIP bar which was roomy with a lot of seating, but closed off from the stage so it only a place to hang out when you don't want to watch the acts. I saw a number of country singers this evening which was different...more

4.0 out of 5 11 October 2014
by Debbie H.

Great evening seeing Ezio. Friendly people. Reasonably priced wine. Music to dance to. An evening well spent.more

3.0 out of 5 2 January 2013
by Olivia E.

I've been here twice. Once in 2010 and the second time, just a couple of weeks ago for a Bad Manners gig.

The gig was excellent -by the way- but the venue was nothing out of the ordinary.

I have to admit, people were polite and nice. Now I don't know if that was their tactic for "no trouble" in a room full of skinheads or they're just really nice people?!

The guys working at the bar were...more

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