Live Music Venue in LondonOrange Yd, Manette St, W1D 4JB
Monday: 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday: 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday: 7:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Thursday: 7:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday: 7:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday: 7:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Sunday: 7:00 - 11:00 PM
This is a little hidden gem. It's tucked away in a Soho side street. The drinks are reasonable for the central location, and the staff are efficient and friendly. The acoustics are excellent for live bands. A visit to the toilets is a must. That light show is a cracker; it must be unbelievable if you've had a few alcoholic drinks too many! This place is definitely worth a visit.
Bit too fancy for me (i preferred when it was a bit of a dive) since the makeover. Prices went up with it but this said it's still a decent venue with decent sound. When it's sold out though you risk having an impaired view due to the big pillar in front of the stage. I assume it's load bearing so it's not really their fault.
The singer I paid to go to see was fantastic and I really enjoyed the gig itself due to the wonderful artists. But despite the fact the venue advertises to be open till 3am and initially being given mixed messages about the policy to stay on, the second the last act had finished everyone was expected to down their drinks and be kicked out. They wanted me to uncheck my coat which I had paid to check in and leave. So if I wanted to stay on after the gig I was expected to pay to re-enter and pay again to recheck my coat into the exact cloakroom it had just come out of. I don't really know of any other gig venue that would do this as it seems a desperate money making scheme so we went elsewhere afterwards.
Nice venue. Decent sound. Drink prices okay. Shame about the positioning of the DJ booth, makes the dancefloor really awkward as it's right by the entrance.
This used to be my favourite club in London and I would come here a few times a month for years. Sadly, over the last couple of years, and since the refurbishment, it has gone very downhill. 1. The refurbishment has actually made the place worse. There is less space, the hallway leading to the toilets is confusing, you're not allowed on the stage and the cloakroom is at the bottom of the entry stairs which makes no sense when it's busy. 2. The manager is very rude. Recently a group of us were given wristbands for free entry before 11pm. When we tried to go in we were told it was £10 entry (despite it normally only being 5/7) and it was only free before 10.30pm, with the receptionist and security being argumentative. I was told to speak to the manager, who refused to walk the 10 metres to the entrance from where he was standing. He refused to acknowledge me or look me in the eye and only spoke to me via one of the bouncers. Thankfully as everyone else also complained he rudely stated