Proud Cabaret is a British restaurant, cabaret club and live music spot in the City run by the founders of the Proud Galleries.
|Typical meal price:||From £41.00 (USD51.14) per diner|
£41 and over
Venue Details & Map
1 Mark Lane
Proud has just gone down the drain really. Last time I visited was a good 6 years ago and I had a great time, enjoyed the show and loved the food. Now however it was just overwhelmingly disappointing. Our waitress whilst nice enough, struggled with English. Our food options which we'd chosen the day before, came swiftly on arrival, with sticky fingerprints very visible all over the black dish....more
The experience was amazing, but I do feel like it was ruined by the sense of humour of the guy that was doing the presenting/singing.
He managed to make c*m jokes. ugly jokes, fat jokes, gay, sexist and obnoxious jokes all in one evening. Shame because his voice is incredible. He also read a guests' private email address out loud, an joked about sending her hate mail and d*ck pics.
So disappointed by the visit here. Arrived to discover that, because our friend was unwell and couldn't make it, there was an ADDITIONAL £25 surcharge for her to pay. Yes, when you look back to the fine print, it was in the T&Cs, but you don't expect your friend to be taken seriously unwell, and then be charged extra for it. Now she has to pay £55 for not being able to come. Service was pretty...more
I have mixed feelings about Proud. The subterranean space was well decorated and they did a good job at getting the ambiance right. The highlight of the entertainment was the MC who did a great job. I was less impressed with the rest of it. The food was so-so.
Proud is expensive. £55 gets you a meal and the show. Alcohol and any food sides or coffee are extras that you need to pay for....more
I am a big fan of Proud, I have been a few times and it is always a good night. I would say the decor is spot on - it's a fine line between cheesy/ tacky and fun, and these guys are on the right side of it!
The staff are really friendly, but there is an air of speed to try and get all of the courses out before the show starts which can make it tricky when you have a query or complaint (more...more