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229 Great Portland Street
+44 (0)20 7631 8379

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of 229

4.0 out of 5
04 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

3.0 out of 5
04 December 2016
by Alison M.

Great venue that I have never attended before. Venue 1 is larger and although slow to fill up was busy by the time the main act came on.

Bar area quiet small for such a large place and prices very expensive!

Bit of a cheek at charging £2 for coats and no doubling up!

Great space to dance in though and stage lets you see all the band. more

4.0 out of 5
08 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

1.0 out of 5
25 October 2013
by Jo N.

229 club in London is the worst music venue ever! Paid £6 each to watch 4 bands, only 2 bands turned up, not offered even an apology!!!!! Doorman drunk chugging beer - avoid this place! We told the batman that we had come to watch 4 bands as shown on website, the claimed that this want the case. And since we didn't get to see the main featured band lazlo, we should have been offered a refund... more

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