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A fun place

We've visited Candy Bar a few times this summer and some nights were better than others. The bar... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2013
Great music, cheap drinks, nice atmosphere

Being from Brighton i know exactly how Gay bars can be hit and miss. We went to this place randomly... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2013
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Oct 3, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
“A fun place”
Lesbian Bar with gay men as guests.
4 Carlisle Street, London W1D 3BJ, England
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Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Been coming here for 2 years now! Fell in love with it! A good little bar and a dance floor on the lower ground with good friends that's all you need! Drinks are cheap too! £1.50 - £5.00 (Y)!

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank AmberLouiise
Reviewed August 14, 2013

We've visited Candy Bar a few times this summer and some nights were better than others. The bar was quite warm and muggy, most nights we weren't able to find any available seating, and my friends complained that there was a charge to use the...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Being from Brighton i know exactly how Gay bars can be hit and miss. We went to this place randomly as we were in the area and it was great. The door lady was very welcoming and friendly, the drinks were cheap- especially for London,...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank JessieB924
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Service awful, bar staff so ignorant not friendly at all, wouldn't go back rather go to a boy bar where the staff are actually glad you came in. Really disappointed.

Thank scotsnowy
Reviewed October 21, 2012

We went there last night, very spontanious decision but we didnt regeret it. I havent been to that place for over 4 years and boy oh boy it changed. I remember that place being very dark,run down and staff being with attitude.always very hot with...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Girondoluna
Reviewed August 28, 2012

Drinks are cheap, music is good (a mixture of pop, rnb and indie rather than standard "gay" tunes) and people are friendly and not pretentious. Great night out.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank lizzierascal
Reviewed July 20, 2012

nice vibe in there, no trouble whatsoever the place was soooo hot though and if you went upstairs or outside after around midnight the chances are you would have to queue to get back downstairs which is a bit of a nightmare, other than that...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Abster123
Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

The bouncer was rude and only let in women who had a membership. Guess I'm not a card carrying lesbian. But I was disappointed by how unfriendly they were. Its the least friendliness bar in gay town.

1  Thank CocoAmelia
Reviewed June 26, 2012

The drinks are over priced, the door is way over priced! But worst of all, you have to queue inside the club! To get to where the party is. The soundsystem is terrible and distorted, very fuzzy when they titn the music up. The venue...More

1  Thank opcBandit
Reviewed June 1, 2012

This venue has barely changed compared to what it was before. The pink paint is gone, but by and large the attitudes remain. Some of the staff are wonderful - helpful, inclusive and friendly. Sadly the vast majority (and in particular the door staff -...More

4  Thank Helenjcjd
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