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Address: 8 Talbot Street, Nottingham, England
Phone Number: 0115 950 6547
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Great venue

Great place to see live music ... Bar staff where quite friendly ... drinks where a little overpriced but as expected .. queues where kept to a minimum unlike some venues ... will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Heather B
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Love this place. We always come here when we are in Nottingham. I love the different rooms with different music styles. The only downside is the drinks. We ended up on cans of cider all night as the spirits weren't value for money.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Back at Rock City for the first time since the late 90s and my University days. Beer was still reasonably priced and the floor was still as sticky as I remember. Honourable mention to the Black Cherry Lounge, formerly the Rig!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Strange to hear people complaining about the state of the venue, it's been like that for 30 years or more. Expensive drinks yes but I go there for the music . As for the doorman why do you want them to smile and chat to you. THEY ARE BRAINDEAD THAT'S WHY THEY WORK THE DOORS. Never had any trouble and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Where do I start. I hate clubs. The only thing I hate more than clubs is the thought of having to dance. Within 10 seconds of walking in here I was throwing shapes with the biggest grin on my face. I didn’t stop either…. Such a fantastic mix of music: In the main room it’s straight up rock, there’s something... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great place to see live music ... Bar staff where quite friendly ... drinks where a little overpriced but as expected .. queues where kept to a minimum unlike some venues ... will be back for future events

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

went on the sat night of my stag, loved the music and a great night all round in Nottingham. drinks were no so cheap but thats expected in any club.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is the home of midlands rock music and after 4 trips there will allways go back floors maybe sticky and the venue allways packed but its a place to be the energy is amazing in this venue go go go everyone

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Came to Rock city on a sat night to see Royal Blood (who were awesome!!) I've read reviews and was a little worried about security but never had any problems. Yeah the bouncers aren't the most smiley happy people but they are bouncers! No seating which worried me, but got to venue about 40 mins before gig and managed to... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Been here to see lots of great bands, never been disappointed with the venue, great atmosphere well run. Only issue is the coke is never mixed right it's too much soda!!

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Paddock Wood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The queues can be long, but once inside it provides an excellent evening of rock music in a great club setting

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