The Cocktail Club
The Cocktail Club
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  • Louise G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best cocktail bar in Exeter
    Came for a really a cute date night, haven’t been before but was really impressed. Such interesting drinks and so many to choose from. The bartender even recommended off menu classics for me to try, really enjoyed my Blue Hawaiian. They also have ‘money bites’ on the menu, small servings of classics with a little edible treat, really interesting idea and a cool way to try new flavours, without committing to the full cocktail!!
    Louise G, thank you so much for the positive review! We always strive to provide top-quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at The Cocktail Club Exeter! We hope to see you soon!
    Written 13 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 December 2023
  • Eleanor H
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    great drinks and vibe
    incredible drinks!!! fantastic team thank you to tegan, sam and india for making us feel so welcome! party of 20+ and everyone had so much fun, great vibe clean venue will visit again!
    Eleanor H, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Cocktail Club Exeter! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, The Cocktail Club Exeter
    Written 13 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 9 December 2023
  • Tornado F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great night out.
    Awsome night out. Best bar I Exeter hands down, energetic staff, they even swung the lights from the bar to add to the party atmosphere. Many thanks to Kat, Tegan, India, Isabella and Alex.
    Thank you so much for leaving a fantastic 5 ⭐️ review! Hope to see you again soon!
    Written 7 May 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 April 2024
  • Lilith H
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely atmosphere
    Came today for my friends 18th birthday. Wasn’t expecting much as it was a Tuesday night but hats off to Talia the barmaid as she was absolutely brilliant, made us all feel so welcome and couldn’t fault her enough. Thank you to all of you at cocktail club you were all brilliant and thank you for making my mates 18th a memorable night.
    Thank you Lilith for your lovely review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your night with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. We'll make sure to pass your comments on to Thalia!
    Written 26 May 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 May 2024
  • Polkadots240
    Okehampton, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had the best time!
    Myself and 2 friends had a great afternoon at the cocktail club! The staff (especially Tegan) were so nice & attentive to us. The atmosphere was so much fun and he had a lot of laughs! Have told all my friends how good it was! Thank you!!
    Visited June 2024
    Written 12 July 2024
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AmyBbD
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Friends
Gross. Only word for it. Floors so sticky you can’t even dance. Pay £10 for a vodka soda made from sugar syrup and ice. Ladies bathrooms ankle deep in something gross- all 3 toilet seats hanging off, only 1 out of 3 doors locks but it’s alright because the other doors are so warped and dented they wedge themselves shut anyway. Bartenders enforce fun by swinging lampshades every 90 seconds. DJs must be students from a local high school, turn one song off completely before even thinking about what the next one might be.
Written 10 June 2022
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Hi Z1232ymannah, We regret your most recent visit with us was not up to the standards we strive for. We would like an opportunity to make this up to you. If you are willing, please reach out to us at 0117 325 8094 or Exeter@nightcapplc.com so we can work towards a resolution.
Written 27 August 2023
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Andy
Warminster, UK1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
I was standing at the bar and thought some customers must have had one too many as the lights at the other end were swinging wildly, but then the bar tender swung the light in front of me over my head. Very odd.

Waiting at the bar for ages, only to see one of the bar tenders finish making a drink and then proceed to down it.

When I got my drink it was mostly ice and it was £23.50 for two vodka red bulls!
Written 21 May 2022
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Camper02028950198, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. At The Cocktail Club one of our niches is that we swing the lights to the music and are very interactive with customers for that party vibe. If you are willing to give us another chance, please contact us at exeter@nightcapplc.com so we can understand your situation better in order to try and turn your experience around. Thank you, The Cocktail Club Exeter
Written 27 August 2023
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Es22
Exeter, UK3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
Be warned they give u doubles as standard, £22 for 2 vodka and cokes, filled mainly with ice, if u want singles make sure u ask for them.

Floor so sticky I nearly lost my shoes when trying to move, lamp swinging gets annoying and the music is all old, no current music.

Much prefer coolings which is just up the road!!
Written 21 July 2022
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Devonlas2108, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like the opportunity to make this up to you. Please contact our manager at Exeter@nightcapplc.com so we can make your experience a positive one.
Written 27 August 2023
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Footprints562076
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Friends
Won't be going here again. Taking advantage of people by charging double measures as standard and not even giving doubles is a complete rip-off. It seems they get away with this by only taking card payments and expecting people not to check the amounts. I could get 14x the same drink elsewhere for the same price and be in much more pleasant surroundings.
Written 14 August 2022
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Hi Footprints562076, We appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. We would like an opportunity to make this up to you. If you are willing, please reach out to us at 0117 325 8094 or Exeter@nightcapplc.com so we can work towards a resolution.
Written 31 August 2023
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Mihail N
Exeter, UK3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
I went in for a few drinks with a friend. We were very confused when we sat in the bar and one of the barmaids swung a lamp towards us. I thought she was off her head, but then other bar staff started doing it and I came to the realisation, that this must be a bizarre requirement this establishment has set in place.

Drinks were alright. My friends drink disappeared when we went for a ciggy, but that was quickly re-made after we asked.

Bizarre. It’s more of a nightclub than a bae, with music so loud I could barely hear my own heartbeat..

Two stars is generous. Please stop banging on the lights. It’s annoying.
Written 30 April 2022
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663mihailn, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, so we are disappointed to hear that your visit with us was anything less than satisfactory. One of The Cocktail Club's niches is that we swing the lights to the music and we are very interactive with the guests and yes also includes drumming (we now own an actual drum and no longer hit the lights). With Licensing and health and safety if a drink is left unattended for a while it does get taken away but please next time ask one of the staff to put it behind the bar they would be more than happy to! We would like the opportunity to find out how we can better assist you in the future. If you are willing, please contact us at exeter@nightcapplc.com
Written 27 August 2023
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London girl
Truro, UK80 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Initial impression looked good, pretty candles and welcoming ambience. Once inside we saw five members of staff lurking around, but only one person serving drinks. I could see a back kitchen that looked absolutely filthy. I ordered a pina colada, which tasted just of lime, no garnish, no taste of pineapple, rum or coconut and heavy on ice, rather unpleasant. We were a group of 6 and the only customers, two young girls started to mop the floors while we were having our drinks, on questioning them they said the bar was still open (it was only 1930 but we thought maybe it was closing as they were cleaning), they said they had been instructed to clean the floor by the manager as it was sticky after one person had spilled their drink! This went on for the whole time we were there, nearly half an hour, and they obviously had no idea how to effectively mop a floor, with one girl also stopping to have a vape in the doorway. This is certainly not the experience anyone wishes to have when going out for a cocktail. I wouldn't go near this place again, a really poor experience.
Written 4 December 2023
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Londongirl1955, thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. We'd like the opportunity to discuss this with you. Please reach out to us at tcc.exeter@nightcapplc.com at your earliest convenience to discuss how we can turn your experience into a positive one.
Written 20 December 2023
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younggun7
3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
So just recently opened and therefore booked in advance. We were shown to our table by The Manager. He said that they couldn’t offer table service and it would be bar service only.

I cannot comment on upstairs at the venue as we didn’t go up there but the place was rammed. There were 4 barman making cocktails and serving, 1 of them seemed pretty focussed and taking orders as quickly as he could but the other 3 seemed a bit out of sorts and was probably partially the reason why service was so slow and a bit “all over the place”….Especially one who seemed more interested in taking his top off and dancing on the bar

After about 30 minutes of waiting I was finally asked for my order. 4 single spirits & mixers came to £33.60 which I thought was pretty steep (didn’t know I was at the The Ivy).

Will probably return again in the near future and hopefully things will have been polished up a bit.
Written 11 April 2022
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Hi Younggun_7, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. We would like an opportunity to make this up to you. If you are willing, please reach out to us at exeter@nightcapplc.com so we can work towards a resolution.
Written 27 August 2023
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Emily
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
Wrote an email to them the other day letting them know I found glass in my drink, never got a reply. I have a cut down the side of my tongue and God knows what would have happened if I swallowed it. All barman did was replace the drink.
Written 4 October 2022
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Emmabear14, we work hard to provide a fantastic experience to everyone. It's discouraging to see that you had a negative experience. We would like the opportunity to address your concerns. Please reach out to us directly at 0117 325 8094 when you have a chance. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.
Written 27 August 2023
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Sam_Drake186254
Exeter, UK63 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Rubbish service, rubbish cocktails, very noisy, would not go again. Waited a long time to get served, ended up going to the bar ourselves. Young untrained staff, more concerned with swinging ceiling lights than serving.
When cocktails eventually arrived they were tasteless and no alcohol in them, very, very disappointed
Written 23 April 2022
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Hi Sam_drake186254, we regret to hear that your recent experience was anything less than exceptional. We'd like the opportunity to turn your experience around. Please reach out to us at 0117 325 8094 or exeter@nightcapplc.com to discuss how we can turn this experience into a positive one.
Written 27 August 2023
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1Laura123j
Exeter, UK3 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
Great staff, great drinks.
But freezing cold! Everyone here their coats on and we could see our breath.
Also the toilets are filthy. The floors need a good bleach and scrub. The walls and doors etc are just ask filthy and need a good clean. They smell a lot too, which may improve after a good clean
Written 23 January 2023
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1laura123j, thank you for leaving us feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one. Please reach out to us so we can work towards a resolution. Thanks again for bringing this to our attention. We hope to hear from you soon. All the best, The Cocktail Club Exeter Exeter@nightcapplc.com
Written 27 August 2023
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