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Nice cocktails shame about the ambience

Me and a friend had a few cocktails here The decor was lovely and although having a limited... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
moomabell
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great cocktails, too busy!

Really great location and a stylish venue. Went on a Saturday night to find it was incredibly... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Gemmat08
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London, United Kingdom
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9 Elm Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1SW, England
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We got to The Blackcat Cocktail bar about 9.15pm and there was no one other than us in there so I quickly checked what time they were closing, as if it was not open long I could have got a lift into town. The friendly...More

6  Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to enjoy drinks and a night out. Not the cheapest but great fun. Cocktails are well thought out and well presented

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Simon makes the best cocktails in town . Make sure you start with an espresso martini to keep you going all night !

Thank Sjn2103
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend had a few cocktails here The decor was lovely and although having a limited cocktail menu they were good quality and tasted really nice. We were there between half seven and half eight and when we got there it was pretty...More

1  Thank moomabell
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Really great location and a stylish venue. Went on a Saturday night to find it was incredibly busy, lost most of my drink from being pushed and shoved. Cocktails are tasty (what you get to drink of them) and are expensive - which to be...More

Thank Gemmat08
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Used to come here years ago when it first opened and you could only get in by buzzing the buzzer and saying a certain keyword. Now it seems you can get in just like any other place. We arrived about 8 on a Saturday night....More

Thank PiggyB1983
Reviewed 1 February 2016

not much to this bar cocktails are standard really was once the bar to go to these days not so much be nice to see this bar mix it up

Thank Bensale
Reviewed 3 November 2015

First time visit, enjoyable place looks quite quirky and unusual which makes a change from a standard local bar. Didn't arrive until late around 10pm was still really busy at this time, only had one cocktail as we were moving on elsewhere but chose the...More

1  Thank kmlive94
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Very small cocktail bar at the back of an Italian resteraunt. Press the buzzer to get in. Nice cocktails and decor but it gets rammed to the point of being uncomfortable at the weekend and the drinks are pricey. Ok for a quick cocktail before...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Been a few times very much in the speakeasy style. Drinks are pricey but then that's to be expected if your buying cocktails. Can get busy after 8pm but I suppose that's better than being devoid of custom. Good atmosphere. Would recommend.

1  Thank ermintrude72
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