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The Aviary Cave Bar

#527 of 1,195 Nightlife in London
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What a gem of a place.

Four of us went as a treat for our friends 50th birthday. What a fantastic way to spend a Saturday... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Supersamie
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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Great entertainment and venue.

Gluten free option was embarrassing. I did prewarn the venue several times and they could only... read more

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Reviewed October 1, 2018
Seaside698654
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Located just off Regent Street, north of Oxford Circus. The Aviary Bar truly is London’s very own wonderland in between the hustle and bustle of the city that never sleeps. Our one of a kind team will serve you a choice of wine, spirits and...more
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16 Little Portland Street, London W1W 8BP, England
Fitzrovia
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Excellent service and amazing night for a 37th birthday. Everyone was happy and dancing non-stop. They didn't just cut the music and I didn't realise that we had crept over time but as everyone was still dancing just let me know so I could request...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Four of us went as a treat for our friends 50th birthday. What a fantastic way to spend a Saturday afternoon. We had excellent service throughout, both girls were anazing, especially Lily, sandwiches were nice, scones were tasty but all a bit basic and not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Absolutely disgusting! they tried to blame my friend and i for being drunk from the bottomless cocktails we only had 2 each! due to driving! they gave her gluten option when we asked 4 times for gluten free, they claim to have cctv to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Gluten free option was embarrassing. I did prewarn the venue several times and they could only produce one tiny cup cake for my friend. The cocktails were ok except the Mojito which was awful.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Seaside698654
AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review. im sorry that the food and cocktails were not up to your standrads, i will investigate this with our staff at the club. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Can't beat the venue, its quirky, fun and an absolute hidden treausre. However the cocktails were poor, by far the worst mojitto I have ever had. Served warm with a few cubes of ice?? The other 3 cocktails on the limited list were just as...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi, Thanks for your review. were sorry you didn't enjoy your time with us at The Aviary Bar, Our cocktails are amazing, and our bar manager with over 30 years experience makes them, I'm sorry they were not the way you like them, but they...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018

Was a bit apprehensive after reading mixed reviews but needn't have worried - we had an Ab Fab day for birthday get together for 6 of us Saturday 22nd Sept - thoroughly enjoyable time from start to finish - excellent attentive service, plenty of food...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi Carolyn, Thank you for the good/positive review! we're really glad you enjoyed your time with us at The Aviary bar and would love to have you back anytime! As for the cabaret, there is a photo of burlesque but it is never promised and...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

What great fun we had! the décor is very interesting & we were given plenty to eat & drink, as much as we wanted. The cabaret singer had the whole place singing, swaying & by the end dancing along. Fabulous fun afternoon.More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi Carol, Thanks so much for the review! We're so happy you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us and would love to have you and your party back! Please email info@theaviarybar for a free VIP card that entitles you to 10% any visits to the...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Found the whole afternoon very disappointing. I think they must of been understaffed the day I went. Took 50 mins to get our afternoon tea.& there was only 2 cakes to go between 3 of us. When I questioned this I was told they had...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi Rosie, Thanks for your review, we value all of our customer's opinions and love to hear what they have to say so we can improve our services. We're so sorry for your experience with us and really hope that you would visit us again,...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

We had a Voucher for afternoon tea and Cocktails. There was not a lot of food, a few sandwiches and a couple of cakes... no cup of tea either. The Cocktails were hit and miss, quite weak overall. The entertainment was good fun and our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi, Thanks very much for your positive review, I'm so sorry there was not enough food, I will bring this up with the kitchen team as we did receive another complaint regarding the portion sizes, thank you for bringing this to my attention. We hope...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Had a great afternoon with friends at The Aviary afternoon tea with cocktails. Food was lovely with fresh sandwiches and delicious warm scones and a choice of cakes. Extra sandwiches and cakes were offered. There are four cocktails to choose from and these were readily...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AviaryBar, Front Office Manager at The Aviary Cave Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hi, Thank you very much for your review! were so glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us and are happy you enjoyed the food, drinks, entertainment and company! Please email us on info@theaviarybar.com if you would like a VIP card which entitles you to...More

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Mandi Y
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Supersamie | Reviewed this property |
The sandwiches we had were lovely and fresh, 4 different types but fairly basic filling (cheese, tuna, ham, egg) and the scones were delicious and served warm. There was sponge cake squares too. Me and my four friends... More
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585lynr
April 12, 2018|
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Response from samar14 | Reviewed this property |
There was a choice of 4, Mojito,Cosmopolitan, Blue Lagoon and Dark and Stormzy for afternoon tea
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Lou72806
March 26, 2018|
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Fun fun fun! Don’t go if you’re expecting a high end afternoon tea, but do go if you want loads to drink and party! We partied with everyone else in there and crawled out! Such great fun!
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