Cargo

Cargo

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+44 20 7739 3440+ Add website
Hours
Sun
12:00 - 0:00
Mon
12:00 - 1:00
Tue
12:00 - 1:00
Wed
12:00 - 1:00
Thu
12:00 - 1:00
Fri
12:00 - 3:00
Sat
12:00 - 3:00
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Ratings and reviews
1.5
1.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
1.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
1.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
1.4 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
2.4 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
£51 – £51
Meals
Drinks
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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1.5
1.5 of 5 bubbles314 reviews
Excellent
11
Very good
26
Average
15
Poor
28
Terrible
234
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Shona M
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 couples
I am currently writing this from the smoking area in Cargo. We have been here for 20 minutes and I have never felt such a dull atmosphere. We paid £20 for entrance- extortionate! There are two rooms, for ONE OF THE ROOMS there are no bags or jackets allowed, bear in mind my bag was checkedand I paid £20 to get in! Essentially to get in to that room you have to pay the cloakroom charge 😡 A single shot with a mixer is £11.50. SINGLE SHOT. Please do not waste you money. My full time job is now an advocater for anti-Cargo club. Let me remind you it was £20!! I was shocked. Many people have had phones and money stolen. STEAR CLEAR! Xx
Written 12 November 2021
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Lauren P
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 friends
This place is an absolute joke. Will never be returning. Security was terrible not searching anyone at all. And don’t get me started on the drinks paid £30 for two vodka lemonades that tasted like piss. Toilets were all blocked with no toilet roll.
Written 24 October 2021
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Alicia M
York11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 friends
for me, they may as well have just logged into my spotify and shuffled my playlist. music was excellent and perfect to dance to- there wasn’t one song i didn’t enjoy. I’d say it was pop/ RnB (2010 stuff onwards- perfect as it was the music i grew up with as a teen). My reason for it not being a 5 star is because of the price. i’m not from london so this could be why but i find £20 to get in on a saturday night extortionate- not to mention £30 for 2 double pink gin lemonades. like i said, i’m not from london so this may well be standard pricing- but it wouldn’t stop me from going again as a tourist treat kinda thing.
Written 22 September 2021
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Kelly J
15 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 friends
Wow. As you see from my other reviews i am not the type to leave bad reviews, but where do i start? Upon entry a man that knew the doormen made comments about me and my friend not smiling and to not let us in - to which they did not respond - just spoke under their breath to this guy. Get to the bar, ask the bartender what he recommends with spiced rum if i don’t fancy cola. The other bar staff loudly say ‘as if she is gonna ask you what she should drink’… Later, i lean against the stage (with no performance or wires), where i am abruptly told to move from as if it is made of solid gold. And last but definitely not least, me and my friend spot that i have been spiked, i ask the bar girl to take back my FULL untouched drink and replace it - to which she refuses. Do not go here. Such a great space but terrible atmosphere. Really negative energy. Also, considering it is in the middle of shorditch, it was empty. Will never go back to Cargo. Ever.
Written 9 September 2021
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Stuart C
Yateley7 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 none
The music was really good to be fair, props to the DJ on that one, if it wasn't for that then i'd have to be a lot more harsh with this review, but when you're going clubbing, the main thing is the Music. It was a good vibe with recent and classic Hip Hop/Pop music. Entry was £30 on the night with no pre-booked ticket, very expensive in my book but i'm not from London. Drinks were around £14.50 each (vodka redbull) with double measures served as standard... Again, that's just shamelessly priced. They don't need to charge that much, but it is London The queue wasn't too long so that was okay, bouncers weren't absolutely horrid either which makes a nice change. Bar staff were a bit snobby and entitled. One seemed slightly offended that I asked how much a drink was, and replied "we have a menu"- it was on the wall in like 12pt font and was extremely easy to miss. Would I visit again? I wouldn't come to London specifically for this club, but if I was here and fancied going out, I'd consider coming here again, although I'd probablt try and pre-book to save money.
Written 6 September 2021
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Pg1739276nsj
London17 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 friends
Coaxed inside by the desperate door staff then told you had to sit outside in what can only be described as a run down slum, there’s a sofa like area surrounded in flies and the level of dirt on the seats was disgusting. Asked the bar tender for a cider and was given a can of seltzer instead, way overpriced for a couple of cans to then sit in dirt. One member of staff was trying their best to sweep whilst others smoked and barked orders at him. Safe to say won’t be returning.
Written 5 September 2021
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Missy
3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 friends
Absolutely shocking, me and 15others all had our phones stolen, security were horrific and the staff had no idea what they were doing. Definitely overpriced.
Written 23 August 2021
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Chloe
Coleford18 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
Absolutely awful. Booked tickets in advance for 24th July 2021. Got there an hour early at 10pm to get in at 11pm. Was removed out the queue and then told to join the back of another. After waiting for 2 hours, the club then told everyone to get out of the queue and leave. They closed the front door down and allowed no one in. So many people bought tickets and was rejected. No one at the door was telling us what was doing on and basically was treating us like animals outside.
Written 26 July 2021
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Marlon P
5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
Honestly the worst customer service of my life. Paid £400 for a table in the corner to be served cans of beer that took over an hour to arrive. Had to speak to about 5 different members of staff just to get some drinks. More bothered about security than actually serving drinks and food, like dining in Guantanamo bay
Written 3 July 2021
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nikijayeff
Wokingham216 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 none
stopped in on our way to another bar that wasn't open for another half an hour - wish we hadn't bothered. ordered Mojitos, tasted of soda water
Written 2 July 2021
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Rhiannon Mctoal
London14 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 none
We had booked tickets for a clubbing event in July, which because of the latest Government announcement meant that it would unfortunatly not be going ahead... I have been emailing for nearly 2 weeks regarding a full refund and not once have I received any sort of response; I had to take my complaint directly to Design My Night who after some back and forth have refunded me. Not even Design My Night could get in contact with them, absolute scam company. AVOID.
Written 24 June 2021
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Pritch2396
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 none
Booked for the Euros, they changed the venue to some tiny bar and didn't offer a refund. Not worth your time or money.
Written 23 June 2021
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Jaime J
Stoke sub Hamdon1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 none
I had the most awful experience at Cargo. AVOID at all costs. Me and a group of 6 others booked a table here 2 weeks before our booking in which we placed £140 deposit for the table. We specifically booked outside for 7x people. However, when we arrived, we were divided into two groups and seated inside. After speaking to numerous members of staff, all of which only one seemed to have any idea what was going on, we were eventually moved outside together. Once seated our drinks order was taken. 1 hour later, our drinks had not been served. (we chased the order up multiple times) We were then told by a member of staff that we couldn't sit together despite them approving of our booking 2 weeks prior. Nearly an hour and a half later, with no drinks and being told to split up, we decided to leave. We were told no refund could be given, (£140) and that we should contact them via email. A member of the party has since emailed three times with NO RESPONSE. The venue doesn't even deserve 1 star.
Written 20 June 2021
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Alex G
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
Where do I start. When we booked, the website insinuated that we could book tables of 8, like many other bars (in line with U.K. gov regulation), assuming we come from 2 different households. When we arrived, they tried to seat us at a table for 6, and a small table of stalls. We were then moved to two tables of 4, which sucks, because we wanted to socialise as a group. We spotted another group of 8 sat together, and we wondered why we weren’t allowed. So we asked the staff, and they went over and said something to the group of 8. The group of 8 then began calling us snakes. Considering we weren’t trying to cause trouble, how did they find out we pointed them out. Cargo should not pit customers against each other like that. This annoyed me, since we only wanted to sit as an 8 ourselves, and definitely not cause issues for anyone else. The bouncer was rude. The track and trace QR wasn’t working, so I asked if he had the other QR code that bars use for people who don’t have the app. He said “no mate, no bars have other QR codes, it’s NHS app or nothing”. This is a straight up lie. I stood there like a melon trying to fix my app, until I decided to just walk in around him. He didn’t even notice... So, we finally sat down, ready to drink. The waitress comes over and asks what we want. We ask “what pilsners do you have?”. To which she replies “what’s that?”. Okay fine. So we explain. She lists some brands, and we pick one, asking more about it. We said something like “so that’s a pilsner yeah?”, to which she replied “I think it’s a cider”. Honestly, how can you work anywhere that serves alcohol and not know the difference between beer and cider?? She then brought over some IPA... They serve drinks SO SLOW. We had hundreds of pounds down on our deposit, which you need to pay to make a reservation. They purposely take forever to rinse you of your deposit, so that you get kicked out before you can spend it all. My friend went up to ask why it was taking so long (since the place was fairly empty). The manager replied “why are you being a d**khead). That’s unacceptable behaviour from a manger. Stay away at all costs. Rude money grabbers with zero professionalism... The venue looks okay, and only one of the toilets was broken... so I guess there’s some benefits....
Written 14 June 2021
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Darcey W
20 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 friends
Absolutely awful £14.50 for a cocktail in a half pint glass with service taking over 20 minutes even though it was empty! Had one drink and left do not recommend !!
Written 13 June 2021
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