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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


$10 - $21
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Concert was brilliant. Sound good. Good clean loos. Small venue so hot. We stood near the front so had a good view. The floor was like walking on/through treacle, sooooo sticky. Shame it all had to end by 10, Not even time for an encore!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bilesy
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Went to see China Crisis (fab) never been to the Thekla before, mainly standing venue, about 4 tables upstairs which overlook the bar but you can’t see the band from there. Surprisingly good sound, better than expected. Busy bar area with good range of drinks...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Limelouise
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

In over 20 years. Been going on and off since the late 90’s. The floor is slightly less sticky but that’s about it. It’s quirky because it’s an old boat. It was very hot and the view isn’t great for a gig. At least it’s...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TomD4074
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Was here last night to watch the Style Councillors. This venue is quite unique and quirky but the the sound quality was excellent. We thought the bar prices were a little excessive for a pint and a half but it didn't spoil the occasion. Overall...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Caerdydd1
Reviewed November 15, 2017

We saw the Peatbog Faeries here which was a great evening. The only off putting thing was the stickiness of the floor.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Tricia P
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Wow, excellent gig, great atmosphere. Never been here before but will certainly look out for some more bands.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank SBashford
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a young venue. Don't expect to feel you totally fit-in on a Saturday night if you're over 30. Great that there's an upstair bar with one type of music and downstairs is a much bigger room with bar that opens at about 11pm....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 157DavidM
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Yep, this is a good place for city centre night out, I love being on the river, so this boat fits the bill! The famous previous owner? Why, it was that great English eccentric Viv Stanshall of The Bonzo Dog Do Dah Band fame.

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank Nigel B
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

What a great venue. Perfect for the intimate gig experience. The staff in there are really friendly, the amenities are well looked after, and it's all on a boat! There's a smoking deck that has great views, and it also has a banksy pic on...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank ali-loungepants
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Been a fair few times now, but every time it's been a great experience! Keep up the good work! The people there were so friendly and I always appreciate that. Thanks so much.

Date of visit: February 2017
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