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Zoo Bar

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Address: 13-18 Bear Street, London WC2H 7AQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 7839 4188
16:00 - 03:30
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Sun 16:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 03:30

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Night out in london

Firstly I want to thank the bouncers here...my friend had a panic attack due to the mass of people and they helped her out straight away and refunded her her entrance fee...they... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went there on Friday night. I knew it will be busy so I booked in advance throught the website around 4pm on the day. My surprise was when I managed to get to the entrance I told the guy my name but because he couldn't find it on the list he made us pay all the girls 7 pounds... More 

Thank Mariajesús U
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I want to thank the bouncers here...my friend had a panic attack due to the mass of people and they helped her out straight away and refunded her her entrance fee...they also let me in for free due to celebrating my 30th birthday...the bar here was totally cramped and was not a pleasant place to be...the floor was really... More 

Thank Vickidob
Fasano, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my colleagues from work. We had a table booked. The music could be better. Drinks are expensive but you have.to consider the place is in central London.

Thank CaeCa
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awful , overcrowded to maximum capacity where you can't even take a step, 2 staff at the bar with overpriced drinks in short plastic glasses, a till breaks down leaving 1 till and a £5 charge to go in stand at the bar waiting to get served for 20 minutes and walk out without even getting a drink. No thanks

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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well placed, very small, and crowded. Do not go on fridays, they will charge you 5 pound for half pint. You will be not being able to move, dance or speak. As it's very small and crowded. That not the worst, cause despite this, with the 50% offer in drinks me and my friends where enjoying the evening, until they... More 

Thank Amanda M
Esbjerg, Denmark
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29 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wanted to stop in an see the rugby on Sunday aftenoon, could see plenty of screens and thought we'd give it a go. They had no draught beers, run out because they had been busy on Saturday night. Got a bottle of cider and was asked to go next door to get a Coke for the wife and kid. Plenty... More 

Thank Jonathan M
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place offers good beer and music, if you are in London and exactly in leicester Square you definitely have to get a beer or a Cocktail un this bar and si not expensive.

Thank Juanseortegav
Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ok bar to watch football at, shame its foreign satellite so no sound and booming music. Only went to watch a match, no atmosphere and seemed more geared up to groups of young people starting a night out. Drink prices were decent

Thank Paul H
Greenford,middx, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends drinks were reasonably price not busy for a Saturday night .There is a club also downstairs we could hear each other and didn't queue long at bar .You wouldn't know you were in central London .

Thank Deena B
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Horrible, watered down drinks and an awful selection for ridiculous prices. Classic tourist trap. Extremely disappointed. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!

Thank Timothy D

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