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O2 Academy

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM
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Slam dunk 2018

The O2 Academy is used during the Slam Dunk festival. It can take a while to get inside due to the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
via mobile
A fine night with George Ezra

AI have been to the O2 Academy twice in the last year and find the staff to be very friendly, and... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Mike B
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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55 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to several gigs here because I want to see the artists but this venue really needs to get its act together. £17 for 2 single vodka redbulls which were put In a tiny plastic cup I can't even begin to imagine what...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pumps were dry !! Oh dear don’t exactly know what happened I’m guessing they ran out of gas for the pumps but the whole place stopped serving draft beer and cider They bought some cans in but soon ran out of them They came...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The O2 Academy is used during the Slam Dunk festival. It can take a while to get inside due to the long queues and security checks. However, when inside, the academy was never completely full. Good selection of drinks at the bar, especially as they...More

Thank RandRH
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Good view, staff really friendly. Easy to find but limited parking did find a multi-storey car park close by after driving round a few times

Thank Kayleighxoxo
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The worst music venue I have ever been to. Narrow, flat room, with an inadequately low stage means that, if you are under 5’6”, and not in the first several rows of people, you will not ‘see’ the band you bought tickets for. I went...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I saw Sparks give a fearsomely good performance here last night. Awesome, they were. Upstairs, where we were, was rammed but you still got served quickly by the friendly staff, if you fancied a tipple. The security staff, as always here, were polite & professional;...More

Thank Hearts5Hibs1
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

£10.40 for two tins of Carlsberg Export? That can’t be right, can it?? Takes the edge off the evening when you’re being fleeced.

Thank Dan O
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Brilliant venue. My son had recently had surgery and was on crutches, the venue staff could not have been more helpful and helped us straight inside to avoid him having to stand in the queue. They were great. The gig was too!

Thank Carole T
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I was pleased with the level of service we received as I had just had an operation and after contacting the venue we were then given disabled seating which was reassuring for me. However a pint of orange juice and a pint of beer cost...More

1  Thank hrhughes1
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

AI have been to the O2 Academy twice in the last year and find the staff to be very friendly, and the increased security checks are very reassuring. I find the venue to be very clean and the toilets are spotless. The only criticisms that...More

Thank Mike B
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Sandra P
16 December 2017|
Response from Geebls5 | Reviewed this property |
Main seats are at the back, but also one row at each side. You can stand at the side, but will only have a decent view if you’re stood directly behind someone sat down. Anyone arriving late gets stuck standing (can be 3... More
4 September 2017|
Response from Hearts5Hibs1 | Reviewed this property |
One or two, but you'll have to stand to see the concert.