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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...more
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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