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Monto Water Rats Theatre
328 Grays Inn RoadBloomsburyLondonWC1X 8BZ
- +44 (0)20 7837 7269
This is a long established bar that used to be the base of the showbiz charity of the same name, I don't think that there is any connection anymore, and it seems to be managed by one of the chains.
It basically is in need of a lot of tender loving care. It is mainly a music venue now, and this is reflected in the state of the interior and the bar and toilets which seem to take a back seat to...more
Struggling over rating, In the end I really enjoyed myself, was a fun night, but not cos of the bar.
Pricey, small and well dressed for King's Cross. The place looks like Frankenstein's Penthouse, but the bar staff were nice and relaxed after a while. Sometimes you get a bad vibe from staff, as I got here, but when they realised I wasn't there to mug anyone. great bands and a great vibe, not...more
As a music venue it's a fine place. Or it could be...
Having a DJ - well, I say DJ, but what I mean is someone playing songs off a laptop - in the bar room at the same time as a loud rock band is playing on stage in the other room is crazy. You can see the band on stage on the TV screen so why not have the sound on as well. Having two completely different songs playing at the same time gave...more
The Water Rats have live music regularly - well done for that. Everything else is just a bit pants though. The beer is a bit on the flat side and expensive - about £4.00 for what's likely to be a crap pint. And as I mentioned, lot's of bands play here but that doesn't mean they're any good. Some have been good, many haven't - it's all just a preference really.
The live music happens in a back...more
For two full years I lived in the vicinity of King's Cross and this famous music venue and pub, but only did I ever venture here last night for a friend's gig. I now regret not having ventured here before. The Water Rats in divided into a pub and music venue in the back, slightly resembling the format of the Dublin Castle in Camden. The pub and the stage are the perfect size to come a see a...more