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No where near as good as Reading

I went here on a very quiet night in all fairness, but this place was no where near as good as the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
James F
via mobile
Not for everyone

Personally, I love the club. There is an event for every single night of the week with different... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
281monikah
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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30 Mar 2018
“No where near as good as Reading”
14 May 2018
“Not for everyone”
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Personally, I love the club. There is an event for every single night of the week with different types of music e.g. Monday 90's, Thursday R&B and hip hop etc but it is a grimy place. You will not find nice VIP booths with Grey...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

New bouncer on some sort of power trip? Used to be fun in there, but you now can't have a good time without one of the bouncers being unnecessarily aggressive. I've witnessed a lot of the pt bouncers kick people out for no reason but...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I went here on a very quiet night in all fairness, but this place was no where near as good as the turtle in Reading, although very cheap. I would definitely recommend this place for students or people on a budget, very grotty and cheap.

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Sticky floors, low ceilings and poor djs that play similar playlists each week, not worth the queue when there are so many other options in Oxford

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Bouncers are violent and incompetent. They waded into a group that had been in the nearby Cellar bar (therefore not even their problem), assaulting several of them for no reason at all: placing them in headlocks, and palm-striking them when it was clearly unnecessary. They...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I had a cold so I was coughing in the stall while peeing, guard waited outside for me and escorted me out for being "sick" - I was not, was the designated sober friend in my group - horrible night. Guards have no understanding and...More

2  Thank Simon B
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Bouncers are rude, misunderstanding and hold grudges. Was accused for queue cutting despite queuing with my friends for my friends birthday. Was forced to join the back of the queue as requested to not be allowed in the club. Was stone cold sober, terrible night....More

2  Thank Jerry E
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Purple Turtle seems to be the place where the younger Oxford crowd go . Went last night and felt old ! Probably cos I am when compared to the rest of the old clientele . Still loud music and cheap drinks

Thank coughandcath
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Good tunes, cheap drinks. Took me back to my student days. Did get very full, but lots of bars so never really had to queue

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 13 September 2015

There was a long queue and after a long while they didn't let us in because of a nonsense dress code.

2  Thank Luca A
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