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Bar Rumba

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Address: 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EP, England
Phone Number: +44(0) 2072876933
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9:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tue 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wed - Thu 9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Bar Rumba is a late night club by Leicester Square which shows no restrain...

Bar Rumba is a late night club by Leicester Square which shows no restrain when it comes to a fun night out of dancing and drinking in the West End. The commercial music, chart hits, RnB and pop is the engine of this wild and crazy club but the generous happy hours and drinks promotions do their bit to fuel the spirits. There is also a comedy club side to Bar Rumba, especially on Friday and Saturdays.

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Fairly decent music but far too hot

I was here with a group of friends on a Saturday night. We were on the guest list so it was free entry before 11 (I believe it is £10 otherwise). I liked the music which was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
HP0lley
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was here with a group of friends on a Saturday night. We were on the guest list so it was free entry before 11 (I believe it is £10 otherwise). I liked the music which was modern pop songs. However, it's in a basement so there's pretty much no air - it could definitely do with some stronger air... More 

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Thank HP0lley
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28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place isnt what I expected, we went to the Comedy Club that was in here, which was over all good, but you would think the location and the prices you pay for drinks it would be a lot better and nicer than it was. Whilst we were in the comedy club, you were only allowed to get drinks on... More 

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Thank Becca E
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Becca, thank you very much for taking your time to provide us with a feedback. We would like to discuss your review further and also invite you down for some complimentary drinks. Please let me know the best way to get in touch with you. Alternatively, feel free to email us further comments to info@barrumbadisco.co.uk Warm Regards, The Management... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is absolutely terrible, never go there. I was ripped off lastnight. They charge 10 GBP to enter and then they give you a shot of sambucca. (a shot is like taking medicine syrup from the bottle cap - that small). From inside the place is not happening, DJ was so boring and the crowd already know by now that... More 

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Thank callsumit
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking your time to provide us with a feedback. We would like to start by apologizing for ruining your night out and we can only assure you that our team is now working hard on improving the customer service and experience. We would like to prove that by inviting you and your friends... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The music is so cool, the location is perfect, and for being in Picadilly the prizes are more than reasonable. I would definetly recommend to go out there if you are in central London.

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Thank irene p
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Irene, thank you so much for such a lovely feedback. We would love to have you back at Rumba and organise some complimentary drinks for your party. Please get in touch when you are ready to book a next night out. Have a lovely weekend! Warm Regards, Management team More 

Marseille, France
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

After being harrassed by promoters on the street to go there with free entrance as it's the best place in the world, not only we had to pay 10 pounds entrance fee but the place inside was terrible and the smell was unbearable. Staff was not very helpful as they were busy and sweating, so the ventilation is not great... More 

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Thank Amelie R
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking your time to provide us with a feedback. We would like to start by apologizing for ruining your night out and we can only assure you that our team is now working hard on improving the customer service and experience. We have also been working on the venue itself- just last week... More 

Swansea County, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

For what it is, where it is and the prices they charge...it is a bit of a dive! Would definitely go somewhere else over this place

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Thank Jabba T
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking your time to provide us with a feedback. We would like to start by apologizing for ruining your night out and we can only assure you that our team is now working hard on improving the customer service and experience as well as drinks packages we provide. We have now introduced a... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We went to Bar Rumba for a stag do, prepaid area with 10 beers and a tray of shots which included q-jump and free entry with stag decorations on our arrival. We got there around 11.30pm and told a guy we had q-jump to which he replied "this is my line and you need to stand in it". No idea... More 

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1 Thank itfc23
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you very much for taking your time to provide us with a feedback. We would like to start by apologizing for ruining your night out and we can only assure you that our team is now working hard on improving the customer service and experience. We have also taken your feedback about the packages very seriously and... More 

2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I had the last part of my Hen Do at Bar Rumba last Saturday the 11th June and we had such a great time! My amazing Maid of Honour planned the whole thing. She didn't book a package, we were on the guest list, as she wasn't sure what drinks we would like and stuff. We were waiting to go... More 

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1 Thank Eleanor P
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Eleanor, thank you so much for such a lovely feedback. We would love to have you back at Rumba and organise some complimentary drinks for your party. Please get in touch when you are ready to book a next night out. Have a lovely weekend! Warm Regards, Management team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

The drinks here are ridiculously expensive - 8.5 pounds for a spirit is outrageos - find somewhere cheaper and with better music don't get burned like we did!

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Thank james33247
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear James, thank you very much for taking your time to provide us with a feedback. We would like to start by apologizing for ruining your night out and we can only assure you that our team is now working hard on improving the customer service and experience as well as drinks packages we provide. We have now introduced a... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

my first visit here for a friends birthday :) really easy to find right on my main road, getting in was so straight forward. we had a table booked for a few of us and service was excellent !! had a really good time drinks was very reasonable in price ! il be going back soon !! huge thumbs up... More 

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2 Thank cydniel
BarRumba, Manager at Bar Rumba, responded to this review

Dear Cydney, thank you so much for such a lovely feedback. We would love to have you back at Rumba and organise some complimentary drinks for your party. Please get in touch when you are ready to book a next night out. Have a lovely weekend! Warm Regards, Management team More 

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