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The Edge & The Box Bar

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Compton Walk, Southampton SO14 0BH, England
+44 23 8036 6163
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Great vibe

The Edge is my favourite. Love that the team want to keep it LGBT making sure lots of "straight... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
chriscumroot
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Ridiculous

I’ve been for 1h on the queue and they told me that they wouldn’t let me in. At 2am they told that... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Marta T
,
Porto, Portugal
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The Edge is Southampton's largest and most popular gay nightclub and we have been serving the gay community & their friends for over 20 years! The Box Bar, in the west wing, was totally transformed in 2015 and now serves fabulous cocktails & hot sharing platters from 4pm every day, & gives you free entry into the club! We aim to provide a fun, informal, safe and entertaining venue for everyone to enjoy!
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good10%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible29%
8 Jul 2017
“Nothing special”
29 Nov 2017
“Great vibe”
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Compton Walk, Southampton SO14 0BH, England
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+44 23 8036 6163
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Edge is my favourite. Love that the team want to keep it LGBT making sure lots of "straight" group are not entering as there is nothing worse than being watched and having the straight rejecting you when dancing while they are the minority and...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I’ve been for 1h on the queue and they told me that they wouldn’t let me in. At 2am they told that I had to be a member to come in. I’m never coming back to this club again. Completely ridiculous the way they treat...More

1  Thank Marta T
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Bouncer was rude, condescending and deceitful. Such a horrible club, would not waste your time or money. Go to Popworld or other clubs very nearby. this club has now lost out on money from my friends and I. None of us 7 will every come...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I spend most of my Tuesday nights at The Box Bar for Open Mic Night. I've met some wonderful people who have encouraged me to perform and the staff are always friendly and chatty. There is always 241 cocktails from 6pm - 10pm (apart from...More

Thank as14203
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I and 7 other friends came to this club last night and were turned away (by security) because we were a straight group with more than 5 people in. I've never been to a club that turns away straight groups people in my life, it's...More

4  Thank James T
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place serves its purpose to the LGBT community and their friends. Its trying to be something it is not. OK music. Covered open area that most people seemed to use. Expensive drinks and staff who think they are something they are not.

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The bouncers (specifically short haired woman) are so rude. They kicked our friend out for being too drunk when he wasn't drunk at all and had barely had any drinks (none of us had). Once he proved he wasn't drunk they abused their power and...More

2  Thank Jess H
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went here after a gig in Southampton , my wife's brother recommend it so off we went . Have to say the female member of door staff was a bit of a jobs worth , we approach her no queue but were told we had...More

1  Thank timbowyc
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Woman with short blonde hair was incredibly rude for no apparent reason. She was rude to our whole group so we left.

1  Thank Hannah A
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The place has become a bit of a money spinner for the owners, who over the years have become more focused on money than the actual club itself. It's just a joke. But if you manage to get drunk enough to enjoy yourself in there,...More

3  Thank Dean G
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