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The After Dark Club

112 London Street, Reading RG1 4SJ, England
+44 118 957 6847
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So cheap and so much fun

If you like 80s pop music and a fun safe crowd this is the place for you . Cheap to get in and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
martinfjlewis
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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I love the AD!

I have been going to the AD regularly for the past year or more (although did a brief stint as a... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Amy T
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We are the oldest Nightclub, Live Music and Entertainment Venue in Reading. We hold club nights every weekend with music entertaining the whole of Readings diverse community. We are typically open every Friday 10.30pm to 02.30am and Saturday 10.30pm to 02.30am; although some events (ie band performances) mean we occasionally open earlier. We offer the safest nightclub experience around...Come check us out!
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2 May 2017
“So cheap and so much fun ”
18 Apr 2017
“I love the AD! ”
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112 London Street, Reading RG1 4SJ, England
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

If you like 80s pop music and a fun safe crowd this is the place for you . Cheap to get in and jäger bombs are 2.50 so you just can't get better value in town . Bouncers friendly . Went as large group and...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the AD regularly for the past year or more (although did a brief stint as a teen) and I absolutely love it. Known by colleagues as the AfterDark Queen, I am always the first to stick up for it. So...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Hidden away between 2 other buildings, this is a small music venue, but with a great atmosphere, and a larger back bar to chill out between bands. A biy OTT on the dry ice, but an atmospheric venue with good sound system.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place is where 30 somethings can dance without feeling self conscious. It's where you can accidentally spill someone's drink and not end up in a fight. It is the place where the bouncers are friendly and where people are not total dicks. Ladies can...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Love it here - takes me back to the good times and great 90's vibes. Checkpoint Charlie was the winner Happy days!

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

An absolutely mint night to be had whenever I go! Get your entry back as drinks and the drinks are 'spoons prices. Quality music and a friendly crowd, what more could you ask!

Thank James P
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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

What happens in the after dark, stays in the after dark! This place is a love of mine because it's simple! It serves beer, plays loud music and everyone is in it together! You don't feel threatened at all in the AD because everyone is...More

Thank Wesley B
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

I've been going to the Afterdark since I was a student, so still visit whenever I'm back in Reading. Cheap to get in, very reasonably priced drinks, no pretentious dress codes, very friendly staff and customers. Not a place to go if you're the kind...More

Thank Jack V
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

This has to be the strangest place I have been to in my life, really! We arrived at 11.15 on a Saturday night to an empty venue.....we were a hen party of 10, we are not from the area, but came here for the 80's...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

You have to buy a ticket with a drink count (why?!!?!?!). The staff barely speak english, and I'm sure they're working there because they're forced to, not because they want to. It smells like urine. Far from any other bars\clubs, so you kinda have to...More

1  Thank Charlie G
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