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Nice night out.

Had a night out here on Saturday. Was a good laugh. Good drinks and decent music to dance to... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
FrankieCully
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Decent but Like the Main Bar Lacked Astmosphere

I have not been here for a while and we popped in after being in the main bar area (which was flat... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
billcotton
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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28 Aug 2018
“Best Thursday night in town.”
18 Jun 2017
“Not impressed”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Bordello night every Thursday at this place is one the best nights of entertainment in the northeast, with top DJs and an awesome atmosphere, from management to bar staff they couldn’t do enough for you, too service top people. Harry the manager there is the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yousif A
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Poor (slow service) from bar staff plus one inexperienced person could not help regarding types of drinks being served and unsupervised. Not impressed so did not wait around and received better service in another place.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Advertised as a champagne and wine bar. It has a very, very poor selection of both. Horrible atmosphere and very untidy. A total and utter mess. Just avoid it!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lhallstockton
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Car in for MOT, so I thought I'd walk into Town for an hour or so. Cut through the University Campus as I've not been down here in a while and stumbled across this place, pleasantly surprised to be honest, greats selection of coffees and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sancayetanocelt
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We purchased a Groupon voucher for the wine tasting & cheese sharing platter for the Dickens 2 & thoroughly enjoyed it. We had 4 full sized glasses of wine, a glass of bubbly & a beautiful pink port each along with a lovely cheese board...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Warrens1963
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Been here twice now, first time lead to a second visit - second time absolutely will not. Told to sit "anywhere but the booths" on arrival, so we showed ourselves to the only table that fell outside that criteria, which was sticky and wobbly (despite...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is the 3rd time I've been here for this. I used a groupon voucher each time. On the last year this has gone up significantly but as it was so nice on my previous two visits I decided to still go ahead and buy...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank CrackerJac
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Myself and three friends recently went to the wine and cheese evening at the dickens cocktail bar. The deal is that you each get four glasses of different wines, a glass of champagne each and a cheeseboard to share. I have to say this is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jan1959251
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Had a night out here on Saturday. Was a good laugh. Good drinks and decent music to dance to. Friendly staff. But hardly any of the ladies toilets had locks on them or were unable to lock which was a pain.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank FrankieCully
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I have not been here for a while and we popped in after being in the main bar area (which was flat) for a drink. Perhaps we were unlucky with our timing but this was also a bit flat. Will come back a little later...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank billcotton
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