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Julian D
8 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Let's start with the good things, the music is good. That's all.

On the negative side the music is much too loud, you cant talk there.

Also the prices are much to high and you didn't even get a price list. There are no shots and the cocktail buckets you can buy are an absolut joke they contain only 2 shots of liquor, one can of coke and a half kg of ice.

The beer is expensive and you get it in plastic glasses.

Also the staff is not very friendly.
The beer is from plastic glasses and expensive so also not worth it.
Written March 2, 2020
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henry l
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Family
Terrible experience as of the 1st of may 2021. Got kicked out of the club for dancing on the dancefloor sober. I litterally drove there and I am a P plater (0.00% blood alcohol allowed when driving). Not sure what else I was supposed to do. Not dance on the dance floor? Tried to reason with the security but the man said "we have to kick some people out because people are waiting to get in". What a rubbish excuse. Do better. I am never going here again. What a waste of time for myself and all of my friends. Maybe if security were more professional they would get better reviews. Absolutely disgusting behaviour. Never going here again and detering all of my friends from going here. Dont give them your service!!!
Written May 1, 2021
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Heather M
Luton, UK32 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
Tried to get into here as the free Pizza night. Part of the wake-up Sydney Hostel next door!! Was refused as I was wearing flip-flops. Now it was 7pm at night I was planning at leaving at no later than 8. The security guy refused me entry and told me I had to change shoes!! Yeah nah, that wasn't happening. From the reviews I read I'd rather go elsewhere thanks! Plus nobody tells me what I can and can't wear!!
Written December 5, 2022
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Amber in Wunderland
Sydney, Australia305 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021
Had the Eggs Benedict on Saturday morning! One of the tastiest breakfasts I've ever had. Coffee was also great. Need to find a reason to go back into the city to have it again! Yummo!
Written March 7, 2021
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sid531
Pune, Maharashtra, India1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Solo
Rascist, smelly, full of drunk teenagers. bouncers are idiots who are really un professional.
would never recommend this palce.
Written August 2, 2014
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Nevelska
Indianapolis, IN1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Solo
Paid $30 a night to stay at the hostel next door. Go to get in, the bouncer looks at me (I am completely sober) tells me I am too drunk, can't get in. I ask for an example, he replies "can't give you one, but you're too drunk. Can't let you in." I thought they were joking with me and walked away thinking they soon would say, "just kidding." NOPE!

Kicked me out of a 40 person queue, while being absolutely sober. Worst SOLO traveling experience I've ever had. I came to Sydney thinking it would be an amazing time, now I can hardly wait to leave.
Written December 19, 2016
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Ben C
Bradford-on-Avon, UK33 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
We had friends staying here so joined them to go to Side bar. Firstly they didn't even ID us so the place is full of underage drunks. We had 2 drinks here (couldn't afford any more), went out for a cigarette and as we went to go back in the bouncer grabbed my arm,pushed me away from the door, drew a big black cross on my arm and told me I couldn't come back in. Why? Because I was apparantly 'too drunk'. After 2 drinks. However it's ok to let underage kids in who can't handle their drink? I tried to reason with the guy but he wouldn't even look at me, just kept telling me I was too drunk. I'm 23 years old and sometimes I do get too drunk but 2 vodka cokes and i'm basically sober. The bouncers are basically on a power trip. One of them also took my friends drink away without saying anything and threw it on the floor. Please don't stay here or go to this bar and support this kind of the behaviour. The staff don't deserve these jobs.
Written June 4, 2013
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James G
5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Friends
Worst bar I have ever been to, bouncers are extremely rude and confrontational. I tried to start my night here and after having 0 drinks they were rude and aggressive without reason or word
Written February 9, 2017
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Jan-Lucas S
3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Friends
I went outside to call a friend. When I wanted to go back in the security told me I am too drunk. I had no drinks at all this night. I said that I will move away but the pushed me around anyways. I think they just want to abuse their power. If you want a fun time DON'T GO THERE!
Written February 10, 2016
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Rosie L
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2016 • Friends
Do not go here if you want to have a good night. Security guard started interrogating me upon arrival and said I was too drunk to come in (I hadn't had anything!) then let me in and told me I could only drink water. Then later on came up to me and told me to leave and said 'You are small so you obviously won't be able to hold your drink' and tried to physically push me out of the bar!
Written January 12, 2016
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