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The Arena

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Not my favourite club, and not cheap

After paying £5 door fee and a £2 cloakroom fee to then wait a long time at the bar despite being... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2016
Exeter, United Kingdom
Bouncers are shocking

I’ve never ever been treated as badly as the bouncers treated me in this nightclub. It’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James W
via mobile
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2 weeks ago
“Bouncers are shocking ”
8 Dec 2017
“Rude, Obnoxious, Bordering on.... well you make your mind up.......”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve never ever been treated as badly as the bouncers treated me in this nightclub. It’s embarrassing. They take advantage of their power and exert it way over the top. In fact I think it’s almost illegal the way I was treated. After being literally...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed December 8, 2017

was here after a Christmas function and was manhandled out of the premises with no reason provided for 'going up to the bar one too many times' although that poor reasoning in itself took me asking why I had been 'asked,' (if you can call...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Whoever was DJing tonight for cheesys was incredible. Every song was amazing and he was such a good DJ. Many thanks to him and to Unit 1 for every night out I have with them. Best club ever.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking, well signposted, the venue is big, plenty of toilets, Clean, and ideal for most exhibitions of allsorts.. Refreshments are expensive, so i didnt bother with any..

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MrCaddy
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited here with a gang of girls for a hen night. Given the 'VIP' service.... a small sticky and wobbly table with 2 bar stools for 6 of us, a cheap bottle of fizz and some plastic glasses. Apparently £60 worth of service. Money was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Daisyflipflop
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

I have tried to arrange a hen party for my fiancee on the 27th for a few friends. Unit1 have done there upmost to help me all the through this. They have responded to all my messages within minutes and gone above and beyond to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed January 17, 2016

After paying £5 door fee and a £2 cloakroom fee to then wait a long time at the bar despite being one of a few customers and then expect to pay £4.40 for a Gordons and Britvic Tonic Water served in a black plastic cup...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank simeoncostello
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Have been here a few times in the past and visited in December after the rebrand and refurb. Despite the change of name to Unit 1 it is still the same place and as bad as it used to be. Definitely one to avoid as...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Bronzehouse
Reviewed October 31, 2014

Putting my jacket into storage was extortionate nearly 2 pounds and in the end the bouncers wouldn't let me go back inside to retrieve it, manhandling me for 'being too drunk'.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Joshua W
Reviewed December 7, 2011

Ok, I know that Exeter is a student town, but myself and a friend were here on business and wanted a place to let out some steam, we purchased our tickets via there website and stated that we were not students! We recived our tickets...More

1  Thank SurfUnitOne
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