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“Would love to give the floor a good mopping haha”
Review of Rock City

Rock City
Ranked #3 of 139 Nightlife in Nottingham
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Would love to give the floor a good mopping haha”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We saw Alkaline Trio here and it was our first band in Rock City. I had a coke and immediately regretted it - sickly sweet - definitely Rola Cola. Just don't bother buying drinks here they are overpriced and pretty gross. Otherwise we really like this place. Marked down because of the crazy sticky floor.

Visited April 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great night ruined by thug bouncers”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Was having a great time at Rock City until - out of the blue and without any provocation or reason - the bouncers pounced on a member of our group, floored him then dragged him away from us. Seconds later they gave the same treatment to another person in our group. We were not being disruptive or in any way causing trouble. The bouncers' unprovoked assault came out of nowhere and took us all by surprise. We never received an explanation. Absolutely disgusting behaviour. Will never return.

Visited April 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Still Rocking after years”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Rock City is a Nottingham legend having seen some of the biggest names in rock grace its stage over the years.
Even now after many changes and slight moves in direction its still a rocking venue
cheap(ish) drinks and a good atmosphere make for a good night out
don't expect luxery but go with and open mind

Visited April 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good night out, but watch your bag!”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Great venue for a night out. Has 3 different rooms and many, many bars. I'd say watch your bag/pockets because it has a reputation for thieves and phone theft. Free to get in on a Saturday with the guest list. Just watch the floor too, i've slipped many a times (not due to alcohol, I swear…) because it's so slippy, but it's something to expect when people are spilling there drinks everywhere!
Great place for gigs too because of the different levels and balcony. You've always got a great view of the stage.

Visited January 2014
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Be nice if you could see”
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Attended quite a few gigs here in the past but was disappointed that the sight lines are so poor that unless you are 6ft 2 or at the front you have to just listen to the band rather than actually see the show itself. Well located in the city centre and drinks are reasonable but please give it a clean.

Visited October 2013
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