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Review of Wanderlust

Overall rating: 3.5 Verified review

The music was amazing but it was just too crowded, maybe make the venue bigger and put the AC on! Also the drinks were too expensive

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 3.5 Verified review

Bouncers didnt allow mates to get in nor buy tickets for no reason whatsoever. Forced to leave after already previously purchased tickets

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Wanderlust

Overall rating: 1.5 Verified review

Awful bouncers - rude, aggressive. We arrived in time but they insisted we had to pay even more to get in. Disgraceful when friends had come down for a london night out.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Wanderlust

Overall rating: 2.5 Verified review

Best Saturday night in London?!! Are you HIGH?! They over pack the place, waaay beyond any club I've ever been to (to milk the money), you can't even move let alone dance.

The minimum card order at the bar is 20. Totally ridiculous.

The average clientele is about 21. It's like an over-priced S.U. If you're over 25 don't go here!

But the music is good. Shame it's ruined by literally EVERYTHING else.

Waste of my night. Wish I'd gone somewhere else!

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 4 Verified review

For a first proper clubbing experience, it was a great place to start. I loved the energy of the people, the music, the drinks and the overall atmosphere. The only thing I did not like was the cost of entry and drinks which I found to be quite excessive.

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 2 Verified review

Nah mate

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 2 Verified review

Worst friday night out in shoreditch. Bad atmosphere, rude staff, ridiculous prices, never again.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 1.5 Verified review

Music wasn't danceable, drinks were absolutely extortionate, even for Shoreditch. Won't be going again and don't recommend any else does either.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 2

Ridiculously overpriced

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 3 Verified review

It wasnt amazing

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Cargo presents: It\'s like a jungle sometimes

Overall rating: 5 Verified review

Great everything

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Monopoly LDN presents: BOOM

Overall rating: 2 Verified review

The night was so very trashy. When we first arrived, I was disappointed at the general atmosphere which got worse when we were taken out to the terrace to our booked area which was covered in rubbish and full ashtrays. Staff didn't clear this up when they sat us. Despite asking in advance, the table they'd reserved for us was right next to one of the commercial RnB and hiphop stages (I'd specifically asked to be near the house stage - or rather, NOT near the RnB/hiphop). Toilets were full of drug use. It was awful and I was embarrassed taking friends there.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 3 Verified review

I didn't feel as though there was a theme at all and any hints of a carnival theme were incredibly subtle near impossible to recognise. Nonetheless the night was fantastic, perhaps too many people in a small venue, but my only major critique would be perhaps the misleading idea that I was paying for a carnival the night when ultimately it seemed an ordinary themeless night.

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Wanderlust

Overall rating: 1 Verified review

I paid for two 11 o'clock tickets and we got there at roughly 11:10. We were told on the door (before queuing) that our tickets would still allow us entrance however after queueing, we were told that our tickets were no longer valid and we had to pay 20 each for entrance. I think it would be fair to ask for at least the initial tickets refunded as they were not used.

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

Bought the tickets for before 10:30. The club was in full swing when we got there which I was glad about. The music got us in the vibe and we just had a good time. We had to call it a night at 2:30 but would have stayed if it lasted even longer. Short period of time (10'mins or so) where we weren't really feeling the music but we got back into it and never stopped until we left. We couldn't buy any drinks because we couldn't leave to take money out, though we still had a good time despite this.

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Carnivale

Mad night overall

Review of Wanderlust

Hi Ella,

I appreciate that event staff can refuse entry but we were not given a substantial reason or explanation for the refusal of entry and I felt the entire situation could have been handled in a much better manner. My party and I qued up and got searched and when we got to the front desk to check in we were told to go back outside when we explained we had tickets already. Once back outside the bouncers asked us why we had come back outside and when I advised we were told to by the reception staff I was told that it "wasn't their issue and that we should have thought about that before turning up drunk" My friends and I had not been drinking prior to reaching the venue and didn't even get a chance to establish what exactly the correlation between being asked to go outside due to having tickets purchased and being told to then leave was. All I can summise is that there was a breakdown in communication however this does not excuse the treatment received and honestly I found the experience to be very poorly managed. It has unfortunately ruined any motivation to return for fear of losing the cost of travel and tickets without any reasonable explanation given.

Thank you for your time in reaching out to me however I don't see any real prospect of reaching a conclusion in the matter therefore I will leave the issue with you and hope some feedback can be communicated to the event staff to ensure other parties do not have a similar disappointing experience and waste their time and money on a venue who do not treat their patrons with any kind of, in my opinion, mutual respect or professionalism.

Kind regards

Review of Wanderlust

Overall rating: 1.5 Verified review

Smoking area was the best part and I don't even smoke...

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Would you recommended: No

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 3 Verified review

Music was really good most of the time and the venue in itslef is very nice, but drinks are way too expensive (7.5 for a single before 10, 10 afterwards). There were a few fights in the club, and the end at 3 was way too early. Apart from the fights the atmosphere was good.

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Would you recommended: Yes

Review of Carnivale

Overall rating: 3 Verified review

The r&b section became almost violently packed, standing there I happened to incur some injuries from pushing and hair pulling, there was no room to dance. We were waiting in the queue from 10:30 yet did not reach the door till later. On reaching the door we got charged an extra 20 pounds of which I am certain the bouncers manipulated our vunerabillity. Absolute rip off considering there was hardly place to stand.

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Would you recommended: No

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