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“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”
Review of Yumbo Centrum

Yumbo Centrum
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Like the whole of the area - dated with very little to attract visitors. The Centre is full of shops selling tat and the constant harassment by sellers. I have no problem with any persons sexuality but I do have a problem with perversion and this centre is full of it. Had a lovely meal in a Chinese restaurant. Good food, friendly service. On paying the bill was presented with a free drink with the otherwise very professional Chinese staff making a huge thing of me looking in the bottom of the glass which showed a naked female. Why??? Nice to see gay couples being able to openly display their relationship but the tacky side does them no good. Not a place for families.

Visited October 2013
4 Thank AlexP123149
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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“my views of the yumbo centre during my visit 22/9/13 to 29/9/13”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

the yumbo is brash,boisterous and brilliant.Firstly in the morning you are confronted with various stalls selling all types of tat to real class items.Be prepared to haggle,haggle and haggle.These traders do not understand the word NO.They try and coerce you into buying.Stick to your guns Land you will in all probability get what you want at a much reduced price.Later on in the day the brash and boisterous starts.There are many bars,restaurants from normal to gay.This venue is predominately gay but caters for everyone.Be warned that some of the Bars are not suitable for children.They might see something which you would find distasteful.So beware,I visited Rickys Cabaret Bar which is a Drag show.I thoroughly enjoyed my visits to that venue.Its brilliant.Of course there are other bars catering for the gay community and they open from 22.00 hrs until approx. 04.00 hrs.This centre is open minded and everybody blends in together.There is also a Mini Golf and some other childrens facilities.But mainly the Yumbo is more geared to the Adult fraternatty.I thoroughly enjoyed my visits to the Yumbo and recommend you visit to see for yourselves.Prices for drinks are reasonable and restaurants are good value for money spent.

Visited September 2013
4 Thank Brian G
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Saro, Sweden
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Did not meet my expectations”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Shops have low quality products and there are employees whose job is to trying to convince tourists to visit their shops. Some restaurants and bars there are not bad. However I felt that the whole place is more for gay men and not for single ladies

Visited October 2013
6 Thank Sar0sar
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“some much to see lol!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed October 19, 2013

had a great time visiting the yumbo, some many shops,bars,clubs,shows and resturants to choose from. we would get there around 7ish have a coffee, find somewhere to eat then off to one of the lower bars to watch to world go by for an hour or so drinking cocktails at 5 euros for two, then off to ricky's bar for more cocktails and some very funny drag acts and entertainment.all in all great place to spend the evening/night.

Visited October 2013
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Dagenham, essex
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Something for everyone!”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

Nightlife, shopping, restaurants this place has it all. The place to go for GAY nightlife, the Yumbo also has loads of great restaurants with a little taste of everything.

Visited October 2013
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