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Description

Just a couple minutes walk away from the heart of London's hip young scene in Shoreditch, Trapeze is as quirky as they come.

Like the trophy room of a retired ringmaster, it is decorated in the faded wares of a once-glorious circus; you'll sit beneath hanging trapeze bars in carousel booths, admiring the clown costume and giant suspended disco ball. Split over three levels the venue offers space for private parties, a renowned club in the basement, gorgeous cocktails and an American diner style menu. 

On weekday evenings Trapeze Bar offers a mix of live music, cabaret and quizzes all served up with tasty sharing platters and creative cocktails. While at the weekends Trapeze turns into a major party destination with top DJs playing in the bar after dinner and great club nights in the Basement. 

All in all, Trapeze is perfect for hanging out with friends, celebrating special occasions or for impressing a new date with your knowledge of quirky London hang-outs. 

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Bank Holiday Special: Cocktails Thursday

Bank Holiday Special: Cocktails Thursday

Thursday 25 May 2017

It's always Happy Hour somewhere in the world... And cocktail time at Trapeze ! We are launching our new summer menu...

Friday Feeling

Friday Feeling

Every Friday

It's the end of the week and that means one thing: it's time for that...Let your hair down, put some glitter on (or...

DJ Tonartist

DJ Tonartist

Various dates

Free entry, add your names to the guest list or book a table at jointhecircus@trapezebar.com Hailing from the German...

Saturday Night

Saturday Night

Every Saturday from 27th May

Party time !We have Happy Hour from 5 to 8PM, fantastic cocktails, free popcorn, tons of sweets, scrumptious burgers...

DJ Derick

DJ Derick

Various dates

A hot club DJ and intense music fanatic, who is always looking for the perfect beat. He has been known to many clubs...

Shoreditch Mash Up with JStar

Shoreditch Mash Up with JStar

Saturday 27 May 2017

A new night at Trapeze Basement celebrating the art of the mash-up featuring one of the original masters of the scene,...

Chill Zone Tuesdays

Chill Zone Tuesdays

Every Tuesday

Let's face it: Tuesdays are pretty boring... But not anymore at Trapeze !                 Chill Zone...

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Offer Details Availability
£50 Free Bar tab Start your booking for 8+ people between 5 and 8PM and receive a free £50 bar tab ! Thursday 17:00 - 20:00
Friday 17:00 - 20:00
Saturday 17:00 - 20:00
Double your bar tab ! Start the booking between 5 and 9PM and we'll double your tab up to £150 ! Saturday 17:00 - 21:00
Free cocktail sharer Book for 10+ people and receive a free showstopper sharer ! Tuesday 17:00 - 20:00
2-for-1 Burgers or Beer+Burger combo for £10 It's Chill Zone Tuesdays ! Bring your friends for 2-for-1 on burgers or a burger + beer combo for £10 ! Tuesday 17:00 - 22:00
Free Shots Start your booking between 5 and 8 PM and receive a free shot per person ! Tuesday 17:00 - 20:00
Thursday 17:00 - 20:00
Friday 17:00 - 20:00

Info

Free entry for Main Bar, check website for Basement events
Booking required
Happily Affordable ££
East London
18
Disabled Toilets
Smart Casual, Dress to impress
£50 Free Bar tab, Double your bar tab !, Free cocktail sharer, 2-for-1 Burgers or Beer+Bu …

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
- - Private Hire Only
17:00 01:00
17:00 02:00
17:00 02:00
17:00 03:00
17:00 03:00
- - Private Hire Only

Location

Trapeze
Trapeze 89 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3HX

Area:
London

Nearest station:
Old Street (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.90
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £2.50
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.70
Cocktail £8.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £7.50
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £5.00
Bottle of House Wine £20.00
Bottle of Champagne £40.00
Jaeger Bomb £4.50

Menus

Drinks Menu, Fall/Winter Download
Drinks packages Download
Trapeze Food Menu Download
Party Mix Package Download
Birthday Package Download
Bottle Menu Download
Christmas Brochure 2017 Download


This venue serves Burgers, Bar Snacks and American food.

A word from the chef:
Trapeze serves pan-American dishes that are finger lickingly good, and inspired by different states that you might visit if you were to join a travelling circus. Try a tasty burger and sweet potato fries, crispy cheesy Nachos or a scrumptious Strongman platters with chicken and beef skewers, pita bread, salad, olives...

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Whole venue Venue Hire 80 650 from £1.5k £5k n/a
Mezzanine Private Room 16 60 minimum spend £500 £1k
Basement club Basement Space 280 1K Not available except Sunday or daytime
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Our experience was perfect. We're extremely grateful to the staff, security & Manager for being so welcoming and supporting our fundraising event. We managed to raise £89 which will go towards our workshops for women enrolled in our programme. One of the ladies enrolled has anxiety and not worked for some number of years and we've helped her to push past limiting beliefs, through the programm and access to our well being services she has started using her gift of baking to build a cake business. She almost didn't make the event on Sunday due to the anxiety but I'm delighted to share with you that she did make it and sold for the second time at the event and made £60. She left feeling empowered and smiling. The staff helped her to feel comfortable when she arrived later than the other stalls so thank you very much. We look forward to working with you again. The feedback about the energy in your venue has been very positive thank you again for allowing us to use the venue visited Trapeze on 21 May 2017
23 May 2017 by
5

Great service from the table waitresses, friendly door staff, all very accommodating. Enjoyed our night, only downside was the misinterpretation that there would be performers around the Trapeze like a circus as judged by the gallery pictures on the website, that was slightly disappointing. visited Trapeze on 20 May 2017
22 May 2017 by
4

Really great service for a Friday evening, lively environment, tasty food, nice drinks and smooth booking process to get our table as well. Thumbs up all round! Segen visited Trapeze on 19 May 2017
21 May 2017 by
5

Service was a little bit slow to start with. I guess that the servers were waiting for the whole party to arrive maybe, as we came in, in dribs and drabs. It would have been nice to be looked after from the get-go but once the first sharer cocktail was served the party really picked up. Great music, friendly staff, very good time. visited Trapeze on 19 May 2017
21 May 2017 by
4

It was a great night, I liked the scat music and it was not so noisy that you couldn't hear each other. Ping pong was great and the food was a fantastic deal at £5 for a very nice burger. visited Trapeze on 16 May 2017
18 May 2017 by
4

I actually had a really good night. Didn't spend much time on the main bar but had a good old dance downstairs in the basement. I found the staff and security to be pleasant. The smoking area outside was my only niggle as it was a bit cramped on the area in the street but otherwise a great night with a great mix of people and atmosphere. visited Trapeze on 13 May 2017
16 May 2017 by
5

Had a great evening, service was really good and the staff so helpful and friendly. Loved the cocktails! Having a group of 25+ was a mission, but it was made so much easier with the help of lovely staff will defiantly be visting again. RKDhanoya. visited Trapeze on 12 May 2017
14 May 2017 by
4

What a great night! Staff were lovely and drinks fantastic! visited Trapeze on 05 May 2017
09 May 2017 by
5

Had a fantastic night, great cocktails and fab service visited Trapeze on 06 May 2017
08 May 2017 by
5

The mezzanine is lovely, the staff amazing, special mention for Valentina. visited Trapeze on 04 May 2017
08 May 2017 by
5

The atmosphere was good and bar staff were friendly but the food wasn't great and, annoyingly, they didn't honour a taste card promotion as advertised on the site. Bit of a let down. visited Trapeze on 05 May 2017
07 May 2017 by
2

great party and organisation by all the crew at Trapeze! all our desires catered for, nothing was too much trouble. our guests gave fab feedback which we would like to pass on! visited Trapeze on 29 Apr 2017
04 May 2017 by
5

The actual service and quality of food was very good and the happy hour drinks were amazing, we we waited 15-20 mins for our food after we had ordered, however 2 members of our party did have to wait up to an additional 30mins for their food on top of the 20 minute we had already waited and the fries were all wrong. They did redeem themselves by reducing the bill and adding extras to our birthday cake. I would definitely go again. visited Trapeze on 28 Apr 2017
02 May 2017 by
3

Had a great time late afternoon, went back around midnight and was far too busy. Literally couldn't move. Jonathon visited Trapeze on 29 Apr 2017
01 May 2017 by
3

very nice place and super professional staff. the music was fantastic as well :) bravo !!!!! visited Trapeze on 27 Apr 2017
30 Apr 2017 by
5

I have celebrated my birthday on two occasions and each time the staff have been brilliant in organising a guest list and reserving a table. The music and atmosphere is brilliant and all my guests were highly complimentary of therlir night out at Trapeze. visited Trapeze on 28 Apr 2017
30 Apr 2017 by
5

Service was good! Would have liked the package to come out all at the same time. However other than that, music was good, good service, not overly crowded even for a saturday night! Recommend visited Trapeze on 22 Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017 by
5

Very good atmosphere. Doormen let us straight in as we were on the guest list. Will go again. Cheers visited Trapeze on 22 Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017 by
5

Great night in general. However, the booking option to be moved from The booth to high tables etc doesn't work for big groups. We noticed that we were asked to leave the tables for smaller groups and as it was getting busier we didn't have the chance to move anywhere. I suggest if a booking is made for a big group ignore this option as your friends get the feeling of being rushed to pay a bill and then left ignored by staff. Customers should be looked after until the end of the experience. Angel visited Trapeze on 22 Apr 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi Angel, thank you for your comment. We take your input into consideration and this is an option that we will no longer offer as it can be too difficult to handle on the night for both customers and staff. Still glad to know that you enjoyed the rest of the night and hope to see you another time ! Best
24 Apr 2017 by
4

Staff was very welcoming ! Booked private area for a 23rd birthday and had a real good night! visited Trapeze on 15 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017 by
5

Friendly staff and great cocktails visited Trapeze on 13 Apr 2017
19 Apr 2017 by
5

Good choice of bar food. Excellent customer service. Great music and nice vibe. aledereuver visited Trapeze on 14 Apr 2017
16 Apr 2017 by
4

I booked a table at trapeze for my 25th birthday for 15 people, now I was dubious at first regarding some of the negative reviews but I thought it looked like a cool venue so just went with it. Now!... the table upstairs was great for what I wanted few drinks and a chat with my friends before heading downstairs to the 'club' (bad idea). The staff upstairs serving our table were okay but tried to charge my friends extra for table service lol. Had we'd known this extra fee they would of just went to the bar themselves (which was 3 feet away) also a few days leading up to my booking I received what I believe is just a generic automatic email stating 'it's your birthday with us you will get a free bottle of prosecco'. I arrived to a prosecccoless table, when I questioned where is my birthday bottle? I was made to PROVE I received the email. So after trailing through several emails my friends and I finally got some bubbles. Having booked a table and paid a deposit and reached your 150 minimum spend you think you'd just be able to stroll down to the club down stairs right? NOPE. Getting into the so called club was like pulling teeth. Firstly they wanted us to go back outside to que up and pay 10 quid each. After one of my friends haggled with the doormen he decided to give us some flyers which gave you 5 quid entry instead. Oh and you can't use your card so we had to go outside to get cash then que back up for the 'club'. Once we finally reached the door to the 'club' we were greeted by a rather pleasant lady... NOT. The female door person was one of the most rude human beings I have ever came across, it was like some sort of military operation getting your ID checked you weren't even allowed to speak! If you hate your job and members of the public so much I think you should rethink your 'career' right? Anyways we finallllllly get into the 'club' which was absolutely tragic so dead and not what we expected at all just a very basic dark dingy room with average music. All in all I had a good night but that was thanks so my amazing friends. My advice would be to STAY UPSTAIRS. I'm even reluctant to try and claim back my deposit because it will probably be so much of a chore. visited Trapeze on 08 Apr 2017
10 Apr 2017 by
2

Food and drinks were great. Table service was painfully slow. There was only one waiter even though it was busy, and he spent more time sitting and schmoozing customers than taking orders. We had to wait ages to get the bill, and then ages again to pay by card once we'd got the bill. We gave up waiting and went to the bar to pay, but still had to wait a while. It was 25 minutes between deciding we needed to go, and actually being able to leave - too long. We needed to go and it was stressful to wait so long. I'd think twice about returning. visited Trapeze on 05 Apr 2017
07 Apr 2017 by
3

The night was really fun! We went for 90s verses 00s night, and the music was great for dancing. Great night out! visited Trapeze on 18 Mar 2017
06 Apr 2017 by
5

Absolutely top notch evening. The venue is fantastic, the staff were incredibly helpful and the food was really high quality. Highly recommended. visited Trapeze on 31 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017 by
5

Lively place with great cocktails! Had a wonderful time there 🙂 visited Trapeze on 31 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017 by
4

We all wanted to leave literally the second we got there. The basement was at the same time cold yet crowded and nobody was dancing. Upstairs was slightly better but not by much. The only reason we stayed for as long as we did was because of the high cover charge. Bridget visited Trapeze on 31 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017 by
1

Great service and wowcher deal was excellent value! Cocktails are fantastic and interesting and the girl serving us was lovely visited Trapeze on 28 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017 by
5

Decent bar, let down by service though - no table service (despite being promised), it took ages to get served at the bar, and the staff whacked service charge on drinks for no apparent reason! visited Trapeze on 25 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017 by
3

Great music, Great cocktails, Friendly staff - All in all what a flipping fantastic fun night! Thank you! visited Trapeze on 25 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017 by
5

Amazing bar, great and friendly service visited Trapeze on 25 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017 by
5

Fabulous cocktails and great value for money. The food is also very good and the staff went out of their way to make sure that everything was good for me. I also like the circus theme of the venue and the music played. Overall a nice experience, I would visit again. visited Trapeze on 24 Mar 2017
26 Mar 2017 by
5

Booked for 14 people and specified when booking that we wanted to eat. Was sent menus and never made aware this was an issue. Got there on the night and our area for 14 barely sat 7 and we were told there was no way they would have taken a sit down booking for 14 to eat. The manager managed to add on another table but didn't once apologise and basically intimated it was our mistake and behaved as if he was doing us a favour sorting it out. We ordered food and it came relatively quickly bar one meal which didn't arrive. When we questioned where it was we were told they had run out of burger buns. They then made a burger without the bun but it took about 15 mins and everyone else had finished eating. Also, the club in the venue does not open until half 10, which would have be handy to know beforehand. On the positive side, the cocktails are great, the food was good, the venue had a good vibe. We had a lot of fun. The music was absolutely brilliant. Just a shame the night started off so badly. visited Trapeze on 18 Mar 2017
22 Mar 2017 by
3

We went for an afterwork for St Patrick's Day, it's was really good! Good music, good staff, good atmosphere and really good drinks !!!!! We spend some good time visited Trapeze on 17 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017 by
4

Was a birthday gift, was a little disappointed, we were crammed on a table and we found as the place got busier we were just forgotten about, yet come 9pm we were asked to leave our table. visited Trapeze on 18 Mar 2017
20 Mar 2017 by
3

Very slick getting in despite having 13 guys. A very fun night. visited Trapeze on 18 Mar 2017
20 Mar 2017 by
5

Trapeze floor Staff couldn't do enough to make you feel welcome and looked after for all to enjoy their experience. Great soul and funk DJ. It was a Shame the bar staff weren't as attentive as it took us ages to get served as there were extremely slow and couldn't remember orders so had to keep checking back the order. Very frustrating when trying to get served during happy hour restrictions. Also had a round where we were missing a drink. visited Trapeze on 17 Mar 2017
20 Mar 2017 by
4

Great drinks, great service, great evening! visited Trapeze on 15 Mar 2017
20 Mar 2017 by
5

We booked a booth for my husbands 40th! Was great atmosphere and great music. We didn't expect table service but the safe we very good for such a busy night, we were never left thirsty! Thank you for such a great night! visited Trapeze on 17 Mar 2017
19 Mar 2017 by
5

We went to the Trapeze bar to celebrate a birthday on a wowcher which included 4 cocktails and a food platter. The deal was good, although the veggie platter was not as interesting as the meat platter. Drinks were interesting and new, service at the beginning was great, although slowly decreased once the bar filled up. We reserved a table until 19:30 and the next reservation only started at 20:00, however we were brought the bill at exactly 19:30 and told to vacate the table as the other party had arrived early and they wanted to give them the table. Which meant we had to drink our last drinks standing near the exit, although potentially could have finished them until 19:45. Therefore only 3 instead of 5 stars as this could have been handled better. visited Trapeze on 17 Mar 2017
19 Mar 2017 by
3

The staff was rude and not helpful. The music was so loud in the bar that it was impossible to talk / hear anyone. Overall not pleasant experience. visited Trapeze on 17 Mar 2017
19 Mar 2017 by
2

Was very upset with Trapeze Using this site i booked a guestlist but when we turned up they had no record of it. Only when i showed them on phone they let us in. Found staff unhelpful carmel visited Trapeze on 11 Mar 2017
18 Mar 2017 by
1

Had a great night , I think , the flaming bobo's ( very , very good cocktails) have made things a little hazy.Great place , good service. Massive lack of clowns, until I got on the tube!!! Many thanks Trapeze - keep swinging! visited Trapeze on 10 Mar 2017
15 Mar 2017 by
4

The service, the ambience, the music, the space ... everything was impeccable! I went there was for my 25th Birthday and had hired the mezzanine area - it was perfect as we had our own space but at the space time could enjoy the bar's atmosphere! The service was very good and everyone was very friendly and helpful. I was impressed with the security to ensure only my party was allowed in the mezzanine area - this let me enjoy my event and not worry about our space and belongings. And the happy hour always helps !! Overall a great experience- highly recommend it! Simmi visited Trapeze on 10 Mar 2017
14 Mar 2017 by
5

Really good, easy night! thanks for a great birthday !! Sarah visited Trapeze on 10 Mar 2017
14 Mar 2017 by
5

Oh what a dissapoitment.....we waited ages for our drinks....ao expensive and not high standard
14 Mar 2017 by
1

Disappointing.. wouldn't bother returning. Looks much better on the TV than in real life. Expensive cocktails served in paper cups... Please can you train your staff to acknowledge that a service charge added is DISCREATIONARY and returning to a customer to ask for the balance after they have paid is not acceptable. Service is and should be completely discretionary and at the customers choice. Adding 12.5% to a bill where the customer has had one drink in my mind not justified. visited Trapeze on 09 Mar 2017
13 Mar 2017 by
1

Poorly ran. Staff kept forgetting orders we had to wait ages for everything. Kept getting moved from table to table as well even though we had booked a table.. when we made the booking they said it was for two hours but we can keep the table for longer then that. However when the 2 hours had been, we were moved to a standing table even though we had platters of food! Staff just didn't seem on the ball at all. visited Trapeze on 10 Mar 2017
12 Mar 2017 by
2

I was so looking forward to celebrating my birthday at Trapeze - the venue looked so cool online. I called to book a table for 10 guests for dinner and drinks and the person who took my details didn’t hesitate with my request and said that a booth could be booked. Unfortunately, when we arrived the booth only fit 6 guests. The manager initially didn’t want to speak with us regarding the matter and when she did turn up, was not very polite or apologetic regarding the error which was obviously their fault - not ours. After some time, she finally managed to get us an additional table and chairs. The service was very slow and we resorted to just going up to the bar to buy drinks. The food was ok, however one of my friends who ate the fish sandwich got ill and threw up as a result. He wasn’t drunk, he had less than 3 drinks and no shots! The bouncers kicked him out as a result ending our night earlier than planned. I know that normally it takes a bit longer for food poisoning to kick in, however, prior to this meal we all ate the same food for the past 2 days. Knowing how sensitive and reactive my friend is to food, there is no question that the fish sandwich made him ill. The only saving grace about the night was the good music. I wouldn’t recommend this venue for large groups or for food. Ana visited Trapeze on 04 Mar 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Dear Ana, we apologize for the delay in getting back to you, we wanted to investigate this further. Firstly we would like to apologize on the mistake that was made about your dinner booking: we have since changed and clarified our booking procedures and no longer accept more than 8 people – a booth’s capacity – for dinner unless a special request is made sufficiently early for us to be able to accommodate. We take your complaint about the food very seriously, we did leave contact details in order to process the alleged food poisoning case but have not heard anything yet. We have checked all our cooking temperature records and all have been completed in accordance with HACCP guidelines however for us to log a AFP case for our external food safety regulators to examine we need a form completed. I’m sorry to hear that your friend was escorted out –usually when someone starts being sick it is 99% of the time because of alcohol and we cannot allow overly intoxicated customers to stay in the premises for their own safety. I’m glad to hear that at least you enjoyed our selection of great music thanks to our DJ of the night, El Mariachi. Once again we apologise for the issues you experienced and hope it did not overshadow any previous positive visits to Trapeze. Morgane
07 Mar 2017 by
2

Was very good. I will go again with friends. :) visited Trapeze on 03 Mar 2017
06 Mar 2017 by
5

Nice cocktails but very disappointed that they shut off all the draft beer at 9.30pm so instead of paying a fiver for a pint (not too bad for London) it was £4.70 for half a pint can- not great!!! visited Trapeze on 04 Mar 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi There, thanks for leaving us your comments. Really pleased you enjoyed the cocktails and we're sorry about the draft being turned off but as we turn into a club in the later hours it is unsafe to serve Draft as it just ends up on the floors and creates slip hazards.
06 Mar 2017 by
2

I really like Trapeze but it was a bit too packed on the Saturday night that I visited. It was also boiling hot in there. visited Trapeze on 04 Mar 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Sorry about that, looks like you caught us when one of our air cons was broke down.
06 Mar 2017 by
3

Great food and cocktails, really lovely staff had a great birthday night here! Thank you! Asha visited Trapeze on 25 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Thanks for your feedback! We love happy customers :) If you want to book something in advance next time, then give us a call on 0207 739 6747 and we'll get a space reserved for you!! Have a great week and hopefully see you soon! Trapeze Bar Management
27 Feb 2017 by
5

I wrote a review in regards to my night and how upset i was at what happened when I was denied free entry to the MAIN bar which is what I booked for and put my name on the list for, I then got a response from trapeze saying that it clearly states in the agreement that free entry is only granted to the main bar and not the basement. If the person who replied to my review actually thought to read my review they would know that I only mentioned the main bar for free entry not the basement being that I am quite capable of reading and know that the basement was not an option for free entry. In my opinion this adds to the fact that Trapeze has one again failed me as a customer. I look forward to hearing the response to this review, as I am sure it will be quite entertaining.

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you for taking the time to write to us regarding your visit to Trapeze Bar. I am sorry to hear that your expectations were not met and that you have not been granted the access to the main bar despite making a Guest List reservation. Of course we would like to investigate this situation and if there was any mistake made by us, we would like to apologize. Would you like to discuss this matter with a manager? If so, could you drop us your contact details to jointhecircus@trapezebar.com so they can get in touch?
23 Feb 2017 by
1

Great night out! Was allowed to bring in our own birthday cake and the table I reserved was ready when we arrived as well as the bar tables cleared when we had to move from the booth despite the bar being very full. Music was great too! Happy hour drinks delicious and great prizes - well worth the money! visited Trapeze on 18 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit! We love to hear how much you enjoyed your night. Give us a call on 0207 739 6747 if you would like to come back again and we will happily make a reservation for you and your friends! Trapeze Bar Management
20 Feb 2017 by
4

I paid £34 for 8 of us to go to a 90s and 00s event at Trapeze for my birthday which I was very excited about. Door organization was poor, we had guestlist and no-one was able to confirm which of the 3 queues we were supposed to be in. When we eventually got in, I had a standing table booked in the bar area which we couldn't find. A member of staff managed to help us and our table was being used by other people and the sign to say it was reserved was completely hidden. When we then left the bar area to go down to the basement for the 90s and 00s event, we had to queue back outside. They weren't charging for entry and did not want to see my tickets so I essentially wasted £34 buying tickets on here that were not needed. When inside the DJ was rubbish, most of the music played was unknown 90s/00s music with some gems in between (I could have got a better playlist off Spotify). To top off our bad experience at Trapeze, there was a very drunk guy that kept harassing the females in our group and we felt very uncomfortable, he would not leave us alone despite telling him to get lost. My boyfriend tried to ask a bouncer to get rid of this guy, to which the bouncer just laughed in his face and said the guy was just drunk. NOT HELPFUL. I had to complain multiple times to get the bouncers to have a word with the drunk guy (who had absolutely no idea what was going on and couldn't comprehend a sentence) to get him to leave us alone but he kept coming back. Very disappointed with a birthday night out at Trapeze that I was very excited about. Sophie visited Trapeze on 18 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi there, we have processed your refund and I hope the call from our assistant general manager helped. Thank you
20 Feb 2017 by
1

Getting in was fine but no staff knew we had prepaid for bottle of prosecco even with email confirmation. . No space to even stand without being knocked about. Took forever to get served as well. visited Trapeze on 18 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi we would like to get in touch with you about this, please send an email to socialguru@trapezebar.com Thank you
20 Feb 2017 by
1

Had such a great night and all of my friends said they loved the club!! Great music and atmosphere. visited Trapeze on 18 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We love happy customers :) If you want to book something in advance next time, then give us a call on 0207 739 6747 and we'll get a space reserved for you!! Have a great week and hopefully see you soon! Trapeze Bar Management
20 Feb 2017 by
5

Great venue for a Saturday night, bar was jam packed and the Basement club was buzzing with really great music - would definitely go again :) visited Trapeze on 18 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Thanks for your feedback! We love happy customers :) Give us a call on 0207 739 6747 if you would like to book an area in the main bar prior going to the basement. ! Have a great week and hopefully see you soon! Trapeze Bar Management
20 Feb 2017 by
4

I turned up to trapeze at my scheduled time. I put names on the list thinking that there would be no charge for the bar. There ended up being a charge so I decided not to go. I was under the impression that since our names were on the list that it would be free, if it will not be free then that should be stated before hand. visited Trapeze on 18 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi there, I'm sorry you got confused but the confirmation email that comes with the guest list very clearly states that free entry is for the main bar only. It also says that the basement club is separate from the Guest list. Thank you
20 Feb 2017 by
1

Iam sorry to leave a bad review but we did not enjoy one moment of the night . As we entered the venue it was fine but inside it as overcrowded and the bar area was very dirty and drinks available was limited we order our drinks and we were given plastic glasses one member of our party order a beer and was givein a can of beer and no glass and told no glass you have to drink out of the can . What the f if I wanted to drink out of a can I would have satyed at home . Any way we did not even botherd to finished our drinks off we left and went somewhere else . What a shame as we we really wanted to have a good time and we we prepped to spend a large amount money. .sorry guys you lost out visited Trapeze on 11 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hello, sorry you had a bad experience. Our bar always gets very busy over the weekend and unfortunately we were especially plagued that weekend with 5 staff being ill ! We serve cans of beers but also have beer on draught. I hope you will give us another chance and try another day (Happy Hour in the week is the best time !) Thank you
17 Feb 2017 by
1

Great Drinks, fantastic atmosphere and staff so helpful and accommodating in helping me with my booking. Suggested for large groups. visited Trapeze on 11 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you so much for leaving us feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your night. Give us a call any time you would like to make a reservation on 0207 739 6747. Trapeze Bar Management
13 Feb 2017 by
5

I booked a booth to celebrate my 28th birthday and had about 25 friends joining. I enquired via e-mail and got smooth, very polite and helpful answers. Our waitress Beatrice was very friendly, accommodating and did a great job, so did her manager and all the bar staff. I had a brilliant night. The DJ was really great as well. All my friends had a good time and the place exceeded my expectations, although slightly crowed. I would recommend Trapeze bar and will visit again soon. Thanks to the staff for the brilliant night out! visited Trapeze on 11 Feb 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you for leaving your feedback we are happy to hear you had a banging night out with us.
13 Feb 2017 by
5

I went to Trapeze for a joint birthday with my friend. Great music - perfect to dance to. They play some absolute classics that's perfect for every age. It's not too pretentious but still cool. The service is great too. I lost my bag and they found it really quickly. It's pretty busy and rammed, but that's the only downside, and expected when it's so good.

Reply from Trapeze

Excellent news glad you enjoyed your night out with us.
13 Feb 2017 by
5

GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE, DEF GO AGAIN. visited Trapeze on 11 Feb 2017
13 Feb 2017 by
4

Really fun night and staff were really sufficient! We had a booth booked - only thing was they took the stalls away at 10 so some of us had to stand up. Definitely go back. Ciara visited Trapeze on 10 Feb 2017
12 Feb 2017 by
5

Organised a night out here for my birthday. The staff were very helpful in getting a large group of people in quickly with no hassle. The club inside plays good music and the bar area is spacious too. Will definitely be visiting again in the future. visited Trapeze on 04 Feb 2017
10 Feb 2017 by
5

Great evening and atmosphere. Lovely cocktails however overloaded with lots of ice. visited Trapeze on 04 Feb 2017
06 Feb 2017 by
5

Great cocktails! However service not so great. We waited an hour and a half for one of our food items. visited Trapeze on 03 Feb 2017
05 Feb 2017 by
3

Booked for my colleagues leaving do. Would have been really great if we had table service we definitely would have ordered more drinks and food as the bar got too crowded at one point, like no one could move. Apart from that, the service was OK, they forgot to bring out one my colleagues food order on time but all in all we had a good experience. Leah-Sol visited Trapeze on 03 Feb 2017
05 Feb 2017 by
4

Nice decor and layout. Amazing staff. First I thought the food selection wasn't varied enough but everyone had a burger and they were perfection. Rebekah (waitress) went out of her way to make it a special night to remember. Thanks. visited Trapeze on 01 Feb 2017
03 Feb 2017 by
5

Was a very good night but the fact the lady we booked the table with told us the table was booked from 9 pm and we turned up at 9.10 the club manager had given the table to another group and that wasn't great. We should have been notified about giving the table away has we had a group of 15 people. I felt the way the manager and club dealt with this matter was in professional. visited Trapeze on 28 Jan 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi There, can you tell me any more about this as it is very unlikely we would give away a table after 10 minutes we normally hold them as long as possible sometimes even an hour or more as we understand travel arrangements and dinner reservations can get in the way.
03 Feb 2017 by
2

Excellent as always. New drinks on the menu and they are fantastic. Great vibe. Nice staff. Very accommodating visited Trapeze on 31 Jan 2017
02 Feb 2017 by
5

Staff very friendly, polite and engaging and the service was speedy but they need to pre-decide who is going to monitor or look after which area because we did have three people serving us at the same time. Other than that, a wicked night out. Oh and PLEASE get rid of the man in the toilet who expects a tip for handing you hand washing liquid and a towel - very unpleasant. visited Trapeze on 27 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017 by
4

Quite difficult to split the bill and the standing table booked for 14 was quite small. It's a fun place though, we had a good night anyway. visited Trapeze on 28 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017 by
4

Service was very slow, staff seemed annoyed to be there and were quite rude and forgetful at points. As a group who spent £500 in 3 hours I expected a little bit more than we got in terms of consideration. Having said that the management was very good when we first arrived and the food and cocktails were great! visited Trapeze on 28 Jan 2017
30 Jan 2017 by
2

Absolutely took the piss in the most massive way - i had a table booked for 2, when i arrived the table turned out to be infront of the dj booth on the dance floor that people were using to put their drinks on, the waiter/manager/whoever he was apologized and offered us a couple of drinks on the house, no sooner had our drinks arrived than they were immediately cleared away again before we had a chance to drink them, we then asked for replacements which never came. To make the whole thing even more insulting, the whoel time there were 2x empty booths and what appeared to be a whole floor upstairs that we could have been sitting in. We then tried to go to the club downstairs and were told that we would have to go back outside and queue to get in despite their being an entrance from the inside marked "club", when we got through the quese the same bouncer that had already let me into the bar and stamped me earlier, then refused me entry because my id was not good enough - im 33 years old and i look it c- at this point we left. I was on a 1st date and this was literally one of the worst experiences i have ever had - I will be going out of my way to tell everyone who will listen NOT to go to trapeze..ever. Good job I have flatmates who work in journalism. MASSIVE FAIL. DO NOT GO. visited Trapeze on 28 Jan 2017

Reply from Trapeze

Hi Samual, I'm very sorry to see that this happened on your night out with us. I have passed this to our GM who will be taking this into his own hands so he should be contacting shortly! We take all feedback very seriously and we thank you for taking your time in leaving one. Apologies again Mandy Sales and Events Manager
30 Jan 2017 by
1

Some of the best cocktails I've had and I've been to many cocktails bars in London over the years! Staff were very helpful in arranging my booking with only a day's notice, and with the January offer the prices were unbeatable. I will definitely be going back. visited Trapeze on 27 Jan 2017
30 Jan 2017 by
4

The food wansnt great, it was bland and i prefered the old menu, the waitress seemed new aa she didnt serve us as she sould but we could tell she tried and was apologetic. Cocktails were gorgeous though. Overall and alright evening 😉 visited Trapeze on 27 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by
3

Nice.. abit crowed... yeah... had fun visited Trapeze on 27 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by
3

There was no piping in or toast to the haggis on the Burns Night event. The portion size of the meal was very small. The whisky on arrival was poor and no option to upgrade. Celidh band was good but limited space for dancing. Simon visited Trapeze on 25 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017 by
3

To be honest it was a good evening however this was more due to the attitude of everyone who attended i.e everyone got involved in the dancing. In terms of the organisation it just felt as if it was done very last minute, for a start i don't think the organisers had any idea of what a ceilidh is, the dance floor was tiny and definately not suitable for an event such as this. It actually took some of the guests to make the decision to move some of the tables further back from the dance area. Food was ok however it arrived 50 minutes late, if something is advertised for 7 then it should arrive at 7, portions were also small, it was more like a starter. Positives on the night were, a good band, a decent whisky offered and a good atmosphere. Jim visited Trapeze on 25 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017 by
2

Friends and I went to the Celildh for Burns night. Design my night's ticketing system was down. When I called the venue the organizer, Hayden, went out of her way to make sure that we had tickets and that I had the appropriate confirmations. In this way, service was among the best I've had in London. Cheers guys! Salma visited Trapeze on 25 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017 by
5

After hearing mixed reviews about Trapeze I was unsure of what it would be like as it was my first time going there. Booked a table for myself and friends for my birthday and had an amazing time! The bar itself isn't that big but the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, the atmosphere and music was good, it wasn't too overcrowded, and the best part was that the drinks were half price!! I would defo recommend a night out here! visited Trapeze on 13 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017 by
5

Really cool place. Nice bar staff and Music. Was my first time and truly enjoyed myself. Looking forward to going again. visited Trapeze on 21 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017 by
4

We held our staff party of 50 people in the mezzanine of Trapeze, A perfect space for a party of our size. Jenny and the team could not have been more accommodating, We felt really looked after, and all enjoyed the evening. The photo booth was the star of the show. so much fun! We would have no hesitation planning another party there. THANK YOU!!!! visited Trapeze on 21 Jan 2017
24 Jan 2017 by
5

Was not what we were expecting at all. We thought we had reserved a table in the club but apparently there are no tables in the club and we were not even allowed to go down there! The bar was completely packed so you could barely move, the staff were rude and miserable, but they were rushed off their feet. Not a great venue, we won't be returning. Hannah visited Trapeze on 21 Jan 2017
23 Jan 2017 by
2

Great venue, fabulous DJ and staff. All in all would definitely return for another Party. Thank you Trapeze! visited Trapeze on 18 Jan 2017
20 Jan 2017 by
5

Great venue, amazing choice of cocktails! I had a table booked for my birthday, the staff were greater and the event in the basement was brilliant! Well recommended! visited Trapeze on 13 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017 by
5

G.reat vibrant atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was served quickly and beautifully presented. Loved the cocktails and looking forward to my next visit visited Trapeze on 14 Jan 2017
16 Jan 2017 by
4

great service great food great cocktails visited Trapeze on 12 Jan 2017
14 Jan 2017 by
5

Seems like this bar exists to fleece customers, circus theme is a bit tacky. Atmosphere wasn't great and had a lady hovering over us to take orders in order to bill us service charge. The cocktails were not pleasant. Didn't go down to the club as the group I was with decided to up sticks and go to Matchbox instead which turned out to be much better. Only good thing I can say is that the customer service when booking was good. visited Trapeze on 17 Dec 2016
11 Jan 2017 by
2

Team were great and really accommodating :) HCCherry visited Trapeze on 06 Jan 2017
09 Jan 2017 by
5

The night I went it was pretty quiet. Didn't get busy until a little after midnight. The dress code was quite casual so not a dressy night out. The music was okay if you like house.
31 Dec 2016 by
3

Really disappointed. When we got there, we only had one stool in our table. Nobody brought us one until we asked. There was no menu either and when we managed to get one, it only had burgers, unlike the one on the website and what they send to you via email when you book. We only stayed 15 minutes and left. Awful. Do not recommend. visited Trapeze on 17 Dec 2016
22 Dec 2016 by
1

Love it there. It was shame that getting a dinner table was like finding a unicorn but apart from that, very friendly staff and loved the drinks. visited Trapeze on 17 Dec 2016
20 Dec 2016 by
5

Although the staff accommodated our relatively large reservation on a pretty busy Friday night in December (with about a weeks notice), we were disappointed with the club entry policy. My party of 10 guests along with myself had pre bought tickets and had already been drinking in the main bar but were told we still had to queue to get into the club section. This was very frustrating as it didn't make much sense to queue again to get back into what was essentially the same venue. This meant that our night ended earlier than expected. (There are several other venues in Shoreditch which have an independent club and bar but within the same venue, where you aren't expected to queue again for entry). This left a sour taste in the mouth. visited Trapeze on 16 Dec 2016
20 Dec 2016 by
2

Amazing night, amazing music all round wicked place to go james visited Trapeze on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by
5

Great atmosphere and staff were super helpful even though some had forgotten ID's. very accommodating. visited Trapeze on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by
5

Celebrated my 30th birthday there on Saturday. Had an awesome night! Great music and atmosphere. Would definitely come again and recommend it. visited Trapeze on 10 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by
4

Such a great night! We went on a Saturday. Music was good but not too loud, could still chat and catch up with mates. Thank you for a fab birthday! Maddie visited Trapeze on 10 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by
5

Firstly, when I made a booking with Angelo about 10 days before my booking I was informed that nothing had been booked. Someone rang me a couple of days before I wanted to come to Trapeze saying they got my request for the booking online. I was slightly confused as I had already spoken to someone from your team. However, the person I spoke to (Hayden - I think) was very helpful and professional and confirmed the booking. I booked the table for 15 people from 7-10pm. When I got there, the table was smack bang in the middle of the dance floor, which resolved in getting pushed in the back, drinks dropped on us and abusive behaviour from other punters. In the end, I wasn't happy and I complained to the manager on the night. Within 20 mins, he was able to move a party, clear the tables and move my party to the free booth. Once he had done this, I was very grateful and I was able to enjoy my night at ease. As much as I enjoyed myself, I wasn't happy with how unorganised my booking was. However, once I was sat in the booth, that is when my night actually started and continued to go on. visited Trapeze on 02 Dec 2016
10 Dec 2016 by
4

Lovely bar, brill cocktails and friendly staff! visited Trapeze on 03 Dec 2016
07 Dec 2016 by
5

What a great night!!!! Fantastic venue!!!!!!!! We had our Christmas party at Trapeze and had the most amazing evening. The staff were so helpful, making sure everything was planned beforehand and made sure we were happy throughout the night! The mezzanine is a great space to hire out exclusively, with the freedom of enjoying the rest of the venue. Definitely recommend it. Thanks Trapeze Team XxX Aby visited Trapeze on 02 Dec 2016
06 Dec 2016 by
5

Really disappointed by rude waitress Bianca on Sat 3rd. We had the table booked for 7:30pm-8:30pm and were rushed off before this time. Given that it was my birthday, it was actually quite unpleasant. Great venue, but sadly, rude staff. visited Trapeze on 03 Dec 2016
06 Dec 2016 by
1

Had a great time celebrating birthday - excellent cocktail sharer, staff very helpful and friendly, DJ played god music so all ended up dancing. Thanks visited Trapeze on 03 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016 by
4

Good drinks, Good tunes, Great night! visited Trapeze on 03 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016 by
5

Trapeze was amazing!! We had such a fun night – coming from Copenhagen, staying the weekend in Shoreditch, we had been recommended to go there and let's just say; it was fantastic!! The music, cocktails and people were a perfect combination – we are definitely coming back. visited Trapeze on 02 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016 by
5

I had a booking in the bar from 7:00pm, and we had a great time even though we only had a table and small standing area. However, once the Dance Floor had to be cleared, some of the staff moved our jackets and we were unable to find them. After spending around 2 hours looking for our jackets, we had to leave without them. I can only assume they have either been stolen or hopefully handed in. One of the jackets was a Dark Blue Bomber Jacket from REISS, and the other was a Navy Blue Ted Baker Puffer Jacket. I would really appreciate it if you could get in touch with me to discuss the lost coats, as it was the only disappointing part of what was a very fun night. I had a 7:00pm booking under the name 'ERIC', so please get in touch. visited Trapeze on 26 Nov 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hi Eric, Sorry about the confusion on the night, I have just found both of your jackets in the cloakroom. I've sent you an email to arrange collection :)
28 Nov 2016 by
4

really good value drinks - enjoyed both the upstairs and downstairs areas and had a fabulous birthday - would definitely go again! visited Trapeze on 26 Nov 2016
28 Nov 2016 by
5

Love the happy hour cocktails. So many choices! Burgers were decent too. Music on the weekend is great plus we got on the guest list for the 90s vs 00's night which was really fun! Don't knock the place until you try it! 7/10 Mandy visited Trapeze on 17 Aug 2016
22 Nov 2016 by
5

We were offered a £100 bar tab as a promotion, which we decided to use towards a colleague's birthday. General feed back was that the staff was very rude and there was a lot of confusion about the tab, 1 moment there was £60 remaining next minute we have exceeded the tab. Wont be going back soon. visited Trapeze on 18 Nov 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hello Paula, As you remember from when we came to your office, we do go out to local businesses in Shoreditch to help them discover Trapeze and offer free bar tabs. The bar can get quite busy but all drinks are tracked through our tills so you maybe asked after adding another round. I still hope you got to enjoy your spots in the VIP mezzanine and the £100 worth of free cocktails and other drinks.
22 Nov 2016 by
1

I specifically requested a table in the main bar and was told this is what we would get however when we arrived we were put in the mezzanine area which felt like it was out of the way with no atmosphere. Also the website said the DJ in the main bar would be playing house music. This wasn't actually the case, it was a random mix of commercial, r&b and a little house. This was extremely disappointing as it was the sole reason we chose to go to Trapeze. I don't think I would go back. Ksamclaughlin1 visited Trapeze on 18 Nov 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hello Kirsty, the mezzanine area is part of our main bar and is actually a VIP area normally only available with minimum spend as it has its private bar, which you got for free and with complimentary bubbly. Our main bar DJ's all play Hip-Hop, R'n'B, Disco, Soul, Funk, House and party tunes. They all have their own styles and some of them play a bit more of certain genres so perhaps you were thinking of our basement club as the promoters' events there on the Saturday are usually house focused. Feel free to email jointhecircus@trapezebar.com if you have any more feedback for us.
20 Nov 2016 by
2

Hi my wife and I are coming to London from Northern Ireland for nye we need some funky music to dance to. What's happening here please

Reply from Trapeze

Hi Bailey, you can head to www.trapezebar.com and have a look at our listings ;)
19 Nov 2016 by
5

Average bar in great location!
14 Nov 2016 by
3

Went here last Friday and have mixed reviews. After work cocktail and food during happy hour is recommended. As the night went on, the place was too busy and the queue at the bar was extremely long - must be due to the large choice of cocktails they have on offer.
11 Nov 2016 by
3

Very disappointed.. I booked a booth for 12 people (spoke with the person twice to confirm it and was advised we did not need to have a minimum spend) and was directed on the night to a table for only 4 people. Ruined the vibe as we could all not fit around it forcing our group to be separated. Barely a proper apology given, and nothing could be done about this error due to them being booked up not even a free drink. Later in night they offered another table but by this stage most people were separated. Staff were not overly friendly. visited Trapeze on 05 Nov 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hello, sorry you had this problem. Our booths normally require a minimum spend but not our high tables so perhaps there was some miscommunication. Please let us know more on jointhecircus@trapezebar.com
07 Nov 2016 by
1

Trapeze is a terrible bar where staff is incredibly rude and racist. I would never advise anyone to go there especially if you come to London just for visiting as they will steal your money and treat you like crap after. Strongly advise not to go there. I was extremely disappointed visited Trapeze on 05 Nov 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hello, please can you email jointhecircus@trapezebar.com as we would like to know more about this. Thank you
07 Nov 2016 by
1

great ar and fab cocktails.Food was good and friendly staff. visited Trapeze on 04 Nov 2016
07 Nov 2016 by
5

Horrible experience. Such a rude staffs. Especially bartender one Spanish bartender very rude and in the end didn't want to give my drinks(presents) that my guests left behind the bar. Another one , when I asked some informations about a drink he didn't bother to explain just said in a very rude way : - I have no idea what are you talking about is my first night here. Then turned his back on me and left me alone. Super rude and slow service. There is only one staff there (shaved head white guy. )Such a lovely and polite. If wasn't him I wouldn't get my 3 botles of wine that my guests brought me as a present. Bad bad and bad. visited Trapeze on 04 Nov 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Sorry you had a bad experience, our cocktail bar can get quite busy. Please feel free to email jointhecircus@trapezebar.com to let us know more
06 Nov 2016 by
2

Takes too long to get a drink at the bar. Very frustrating 🙈 visited Trapeze on 04 Nov 2016
06 Nov 2016 by
3

First class service and an excellent evening visited Trapeze on 01 Nov 2016
03 Nov 2016 by
5

I organised a surprise 30th Birthday party for my brother and hired the mezzanine area which has it's own bar. Had an awesome night! Vibe was great, good food and music was on point! The team on the night were amazing and really looked after us. Would highly recommend coming to Trapeze or a night out or to private hire. Great venue! Thanks Trapeze and see you soon! : ) Sheena visited Trapeze on 29 Oct 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you Sheena, glad you had a good time ! M
31 Oct 2016 by
5

Very nice stuff, so helpful. Good drinks and great music. The only drawback was the crowd but you can't escape it. Thanks for an amazing night! visited Trapeze on 29 Oct 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Thank you for coming :)
31 Oct 2016 by
5

Awful, food was really bad, cocktails were amateur at best.....left as soon as we could. Had to pay £20 for a table which consisted of 2 stools and a small table.....Never again visited Trapeze on 29 Oct 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hello, sorry you felt you had a bad experience. You are probably referring to our High tables, a base area. If you paid £20 that was either for our Halloween tickets or a deposit on your table, which we refund if you get in touch. Please email jointhecircus@trapezebar.com
31 Oct 2016 by
1

Really good fun. Good music and great entertainment. Interesting cocktails too. visited Trapeze on 28 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by
5

The night went really well, Mandy made it the well run and professionally held. Thank you visited Trapeze on 25 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016 by
5

Excellent service. Nice atmosphere. Average food. Great cocktails. Very, very uncomfortable chairs. I did not like the show as it was too extreme but that really depends on personal taste. Too expensive for what you get. Andrea visited Trapeze on 26 Oct 2016

Reply from Trapeze

Hello there, Cirque Noir were doing their special Halloween show that night, it is not usually that extreme ! But we appreciate your feedback and hope you will try another time !
28 Oct 2016 by
3

Fantastic food, service, music and atmosphere! laurarichardson visited Trapeze on 15 Oct 2016
17 Oct 2016 by
5

Had an amazing time, couldn't walk the next day due to the amazing tunes Jazzie B was playing and couldn't stop dancing for 51/2 hours. My kind of good night out. Loved it. Evi visited Trapeze on 08 Oct 2016
10 Oct 2016 by
5

Very quirky cocktails and I was impressed with the happy hour offer. In fact the manager let me carry over the offer I'd booked as we would not have felt the benefit, so we'll definitely be heading back another time. ebonylight visited Trapeze on 14 Sep 2016
16 Sep 2016 by
4

I booked a private area from 10pm for my sisters Hen party - including quite a substantial amount of pre-ordered drinks. Ahead of the evening, the staff were really friendly and great when ordering the drinks ready for arrival - I even got a phone call that afternoon to check all was ok still for the evening. Upon arrival - the fire alarm was going off. I did have a minor panic as I was worried this would ruin my sisters hen do and the first security lady just advised that we'd get our money back rather flipantly. I however then spoke with the manager who reassured us that he was just waiting for approval from fire marshal and things should be ok. The party went next door for a drink whilst we waited before getting in about 30 mins later. Our table was great, right near the dance floor, the drinks were great, couple of incorrect orders but immediately resolved with no fuss. Even bought out some of the prosecco with sparklers etc! :) My sister had a great night, the chap who served us regularly checked on us and was really helpful. Great music and great night. Thanks :) Lindsay visited Trapeze on 20 Aug 2016
30 Aug 2016 by
4

This is the first time I have ever written a review but I must say Trapeze pretty much ruined my 21st birthday party. The evening began on a bad foot when upon arrival I was informed that my younger brother was under no circumstances to be able to enter the venue because he is a few months off eighteen. This was deeply upsetting as my brother was of fundamental importance to me and his presence at my celebration was a priority, which I clearly communicated. As it was a priority I had previously checked all the booking information sent by Trapeze and analyzed their website. Not once in the month after I booked in my communication with Trapeze (numerous phone calls with different members of staff, email correspondence, and even me going to the bar in person to pay the deposit) was it mentioned or suggested that under 18's would not be permitted entry into a venue which advertises itself not only as a bar but also as a kitchen. I was understandably shocked and surprised that at 19:00 when the club wouldn't open for at least 4 hours, and food is served until 22:00, that my little brother would not even be allowed in off the street and out of the rain, where he would sit right in front of the staff, not drink, when I had not once been warned against my assumption by the information given on the website. Indeed the staff had actively emphasized the kitchen to me, repeatedly sending menus and suggesting an earlier booking to take advantage. I requested the doorman to call the manager, numerous times. It took a while of reiterating that I was going to speak to the manager before he was called. All the while with my brother, sister, and at least five of my guests standing outside waiting in the rain. The manager upon arrival did seem understanding and apologetic, however he reiterated that there was nothing he could do, despite the fact that I had booked tables for thirty people and was contemplating relocating the entire party, quite a challenge Saturday night in London. I was unsatisfied, particularly because at this point the manager had not offered any assistance, and as a protective sister I was concerned at my brother finding his way back through a busy, rowdy part of town he is unfamiliar with, with lots of engineering work disrupting the tubes. It was therefore necessary to interrupt the dinner plans of my mother (who is a lawyer, and it was also her birthday) to get the situation taken seriously. After a long conversation with the manager he did turn around and offer assistance. At this point he offered a cab to take my brother home and thought to call other venues that may have space. I was however irritated that it took such effort to get this action considering that I had already missed maybe an hour of my party, leaving my guests to entertain themselves, my brother and sister waiting outside in the cold and wet, and interrupted my mothers dinner plans that had to be pushed back an hour. My brother was taken home and the evening finally commenced. I will note that most of the staff were friendly and accommodating. Our server (Adam I think?) frequently stopped by to check we were happy. However maybe around 11:00 the fire alarm went off. Of course a fire is an accident, however you expect staff to be in control enough as to avoid such a situation occurring. When the alarm sounded the music did not stop loudly playing at such a volume it was questionable as to whether the alarm was part of the soundtrack, and it was impossible to hear instructions to evacuate over the noise. Once we made it outside my guests naturally, after 20 minutes of standing in the cold with no information decided it was about time to call it a night and dispersed, I soon followed suit after the manager did kindly go into the building to try and locate my phone. All in all the night was a disaster, however most of the staff were very smiley and friendly and the manger stayed calm and collected despite what was a very challenging night. He did compensate partway through the evening, firstly by offering our table £20 off a £60 super sharer (the happy hour price), before changing his mind and giving it to us for free. We were also offered free entry into the basement club, which I think normally charges. Regardless it is unlikely I will visit the venue again. Sarah visited Trapeze on 20 Aug 2016
23 Aug 2016 by
2

Booked a table for two for dinner. On arrival they were a bit lost and we finally got our table. Poor service and we ordered drinks. They never came to take our food orders and when asked they said food had run out. They should have the courtesy to inform us the kitchen was not open. So we left and found food elsewhere. At least they didnt charge for the drinks we had ordered Nathan visited Trapeze on 16 Aug 2016
18 Aug 2016 by
1

All the planning was very smooth, and managers were great. I was on the mezzanine, which was slightly further out of the atmosphere than I initially thought. They did let us into the club downstairs, at their discretion, which was great. Overall, a good night, but not sure I'd host a night there again. Meghan visited Trapeze on 06 Aug 2016
08 Aug 2016 by
3

Nice for a drink but nothing to shout about sadly. I booked a booth for my birthday with 15 friends in hope of a unique night out with some circus entertainment and access to the club below later on. Upon arriving, the table wasn't prepared, there were no performers and they said we would have to pay to get downstairs. Overall I was very disappointed and will not be returning. Music was good after 10pm however. Courtney visited Trapeze on 05 Aug 2016
07 Aug 2016 by
1

Went here for a few drinks on a Thursday night. Cool bar with quirky decor. Burgers were really good and cocktails were good value, especially with a free first drink via the drinki app.
31 Jul 2016 by
4

We booked for 15 people and only got 2 separate booths to fit max 6 persons each. The food menu was only burgers. We had to leave as we could not all fit. maudlaurency visited Trapeze on 19 Jul 2016
21 Jul 2016 by
1

The venue is great, we turned up to a 90s/00s night which was a great surprise! The drinks are cheap and even better when you have a 241 voucher for subscribing. Only negative is that I booked a table for 7 people and ended up with a stand up table with 1 chair. After chatting with one of the waitresses who was really nice, she got us a few more chairs. Annoyingly the manager then tried taking them away 30 minutes later as the chairs get in the way of guests trying to dance?! I held my ground and managed to keep a few haha
19 Jul 2016 by
4

Also staff were really helpful and polite and a good laugh, highly recommended looking for a few drinks with music and a fun vibe. Will definitely be returning soon. Make the most of happy hour!
12 Jul 2016 by
5

Booked this bar for my birthday party in July and was a great venue, got upgraded to the mezzanine floor which is a semi private area with a big enough space to hold 30-35 people and great view of the DJ from the balcony. Drinks in happy hour from 5-8pm are well worth it at half price and reasonable food prices at a really good quality. Music was a variety of hip hop, old school and garage as well as some new dance and chart hits.
12 Jul 2016 by
5

I went here on a Saturday afternoon - cocktails, staff, atmosphere and food were all great. Happy Hour was great, really great deals. Will definitely be returning and highly recommend! jamcjones visited Trapeze on 25 Jun 2016
27 Jun 2016 by
4

I held a private event here - the venue was perfect and had a really cool and fun vibe. Most importantly the staff were incredibly helpful and went out of their way to make sure that everyone in our group was looked after. The whole event was a success - I would definitely reccomend this venue to anyone looking for a fun evening. Andrew visited Trapeze on 23 Jun 2016
25 Jun 2016 by
5

I had THE best 30th birthday party at Trapeze Basement Bar. My Old School 90's theme was welcomed, I had my own bespoke drink, great staff and very friendly. The night was well organised by the staff and I can't thank Jordan, Mhairi and the bar staff enough. I want to do it all over again! Nadia visited Trapeze on 01 Jun 2016
09 Jun 2016 by
5

I booked a booth to celebrate my birthday. The staff were great and friendly and it all ran smoothly - would definitely recommend. Great cocktails and vibes and really fun music! ginahuzzah visited Trapeze on 04 Jun 2016
06 Jun 2016 by
5

Great venue for the last part of a stag party. Pre-booked food was good quality, promptly delivered and exactly what we needed. The booth didn't sit everyone but this was understood beforehand and probably for the best as the music and atmosphere were much more geared towards dancing than sitting. Staff were fantastic, particularly the general manager who was unbelievably accommodating of my slightly awkward requests which many establishments would have refused to consider, but that helped make the stag do everything I'd hoped. Bar was busy and table service could have been faster, but for a group of 15 on a jam-packed Friday night I couldn't have asked for more. Highly recommended
09 May 2016 by
5

We went as the second half of our hen night experience and had a great time. Don't bother booking a booth, it wasn't worth the effort as they're tiny and if you get there early enough you could easily get a table in the main area. The music was good and we didn't bother going downstairs to the club. It's walkable to Liverpool Street train station too so easy to get to and from. I'd go back, especially during happy hour!
09 May 2016 by
4

The wine is awful (red and white). It's not hard to stock decent wine. We went on a Thursday night and it was practically empty which was a shame. Service was good. Ophelia visited Trapeze on 28 Apr 2016
30 Apr 2016 by
2

Super fun night with a friend. Great date venue!! Incredibly good value. Cocktails were fab & the Virgin Mary was epic! Mixture of acts & entertainment over 3 hours with photo ops in circus apparel. Would definitely recommend!! Winfieldkate visited Trapeze on 31 Mar 2016
02 Apr 2016 by
5

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