Bar Rumba


Rumba recently underwent a refurb after 18 years of entertaining central London. Same concept, new and refreshing ideas. So in other words a party bar with a twist- can it get any better?

Whether you need a venue for a photoshoot, film shoot, showcase, fashion show, birthday, network event, or a club night, Rumba is here.

Although there are no specific student nights, Rumba is open until 3am every night of the week, including Sundays. Depending on the event, guest list entry can provide discount entry prices.

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Guest list inclusion can offer free entry to the club before midnight: Up to £10.00 (USD0.00)  per ticket

Guest list inclusion offers free or discounted entry to the club before midnight.

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Venue Details & Map

Bar Rumba

36 Shaftesbury Avenue
London Haymarket
+44 20 7287 6933
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Bar Rumba

2.0 out of 5 4 September 2014
by Amira A.

Meh, is definitely the best way to describe it. The "bouncers" kept harassing us because we didn't check in denim jackets. It's not a coat it's a jacket for goodness sake. It was hella empty and there was this one girl who was on drugs who kept seizure dancing. I thought someone would get kicked in the neck but everyone survived. At least while I was there.more

5.0 out of 5 9 September 2013
by billow26

We all had an amazing time.

Our ratings is definitely a 5 rating. From book the guest list , jumping the queue, and dancing all night long. Great night! And great staff, Thank you!!!!

The only thing i wished was that I read your email about me telling the DJ to give the shout out.

Had a great time!more

4.0 out of 5 10 June 2013
by beautiful23

Everything about this place was epic. The tracks they played and the crowd. If you are ever celebrating a birthday or a party of some sort. Come here! Cheap and awesome. Thanks Rumbamore

2.0 out of 5 22 March 2013
by Kathleen W.

I wanted to like Rumba a lot more. Yet, it falls short in many areas.

I booked a guest list for my birthday party. We had to be in before 11pm or pay 10 pounds. Beyond reasonable. We arrived at 10:30pm and not let in. After speaking to the bouncers (after the event staff person), we were finally let in without the cost of paying.

It's sketchy. Down in a basement you go complete with...more

4.0 out of 5 5 September 2011
by Heather D.

Went for a birthday party on a Friday and have to admit I did enjoy myself (don't judge!), HIGHLY recommend you go for HAPPY HOUR as the drinks are seriously cheaper (and still kick back strong) than anywhere else.

Bar Staff: kind and attractive woman in corsets (because who doesn't want good tips?) who know how to make a good drink.

Music: very fun, upbeat, pop, with a little mix of old...more

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