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“Rude staff”
Review of Roadhouse

Roadhouse
Ranked #2,765 of 22,564 Restaurants in London
Price range: $13 - $26
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Covent Garden
Description: Situated in the heart of Covent Garden, ROADHOUSE is an American-style retro diner and late-night bar that remains at the forefront of the London party scene. With its vibrant personality, distinct style, awesome food, signature collection of cocktails and an electric atmosphere evoked by live, nightly entertainment, Roadhouse offers the complete party package. Unrivalled live music nights from Indie Rock Covers to Rhythm and Blues, remain the main attraction at Roadhouse, along with nightly entertainment such as Rockaoke and Flair Nights followed by late night DJ line ups until 3am. Serving American favourites 'til late, Roadhouse's menu will keep you satisfied all night long with the likes of the famous Route 66 Melt, Prime Steak Fajitas and Refuel Platters to name but a few. As the Original World Famous Flair Bar, expect to be entertained all night long by the lively team as they prepare delicious cocktails with plenty of skill and heaps of personality. Nightly happy hours and an extensive cocktail list make it the perfect place to party.
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“Rude staff”
Reviewed June 6, 2014

The staff here are so rude, starting with the door staff. Once inside the drinks are watered down and the staff aren't much better. Since there are plenty of other bars and restaurants close by I wouldn't recommend wasting your time going here. They rely on the fact they are a convenient location and invest in no customer service training or quality.

  • Visited June 2014
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“A must if you are in Central London”
Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

A stones throw from Theatre land, whether it's for Authentic American grill food or just Great cocktails, the roadhouse is a great find within a barrage of clubs bars and restaurants in Central London. People know of this place far and wide, not bad for a dark and moody underground 'Joint'
What this place lacks in Windows and natural light, it more than makes up for in Atmosphere.
Yes it's pricey, and yes it has Door staff who could probably cheer up a bit but the food is good and the mood is great!
Even on weeknights you would be wise to book for a table, a table that most likely won't be yours for the night but no need to worry about that because once the plates are cleared, the volume goes up and the masses arrive, normally live bands play well into the small hours. Definitely worth a visit, Even if it did mean a £35 quid taxi back to Stratford because we got carried away and left after the last train. :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

With live bands on every weekend and rock e okie on wednesday the roadhouse is always a crowd pleaser.
After reading bad reviews on unfriendly staff i can honestly say that i have never once experienced this and i have been to roadhouse countless times.
The food is average nothing really to write home about but perfect if you want something other than alcohol in your stomach.
I would recommend roadhouse to large groups as its not really an intimate place.
I would say the majority of people that go to the roadhouse are aged between 25-35.
Great place for birthdays and work functions.

  • Visited May 2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Live bands”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

Always visit when Im in London. I like the atmosphere with live bands and the drinks and food are also good.

  • Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Rude staff”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

I arranged to meet my friends here having travelled from abroad to London. The door men refused to let me in as I arrived as a single gentleman so I could not meet my friends. Entire evening was ruined because of their stubbornness and stupid rules. Staff Very patronising to speak with. AVOID AVOID

  • Visited May 2014
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