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229 Great Portland StreetLondonW1W 5PN
- +44 (0)20 7631 8388
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
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
Great evening seeing Ezio. Friendly people. Reasonably priced wine. Music to dance to. An evening well spent.more
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
A strange one. Part sports hall, part students union, part gig venue and (apparently) part student exam hall.
Because of the strange mix, it doesn't reallllly cut it as a gig venue. It's a big old box with a strangely high stage at one end (I guess you won't have the problem of starting at the back of a tall guy's head here) and a heavily strained bar at the other.
The student accomodation...more