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“Bad bar service”
Review of Rock City

Rock City
Ranked #6 of 145 Nightlife in Nottingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Attended the Manchester night on 1st April and bar service terrible. Something changed as not experienced this at Rock City before. I went to the bar and finally got served after waiting 40 mins and then missed pretty much half of the second set. Went outside into the smoking area to hear I was not the only unhappy person about the bar situation. People were vocalising about how angry and agitated they were about the slow service due to lack of staff. This was starting to create a highly volatile atmosphere due to bad planning by the management team. Didn’t go back to the bar after that as couldn’t risk missing the last set. Love going to gigs at rock city but this bad experience has really put me off. Bands were all great including the DJ set

1  Thank Shirley Q
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Been to see several bands here over the last few years. Always a great atmosphere and also always manage to get a good view. Only thing I would satay that there were no searches on entry which is unusual these days

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1  Thank sheffmel2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Went on a Friday night. Two rooms, upstairs and downstairs. Avoid the downstairs room - upstairs is where its at. Packed, cheap drinks, fantastic music - possibly the greatest nightclub I've been to in the UK. Superb, going again 100%.

Thank Matthew F
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Great music, great vibe and great people!!! Best venue in Nottingham and would recommend Rock City to anyone.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I had a great time at Rock City. Great layout and sound. Drinks are a little over priced I felt like I was back in London and the woman at the bar told us it was one drink per person so we lost a good spot in the crowd but apart from that it was great.

Our hotel was right behind it and really nothing is more than a 10 minute walk away anyway.

Thank Lydia S
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