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Proud Cabaret City

$$ - $$$
City of London
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1 Minster Court | Corner of Dunster Court and Mark Lane, London EC3R 7AA, England
+44 20 7283 1940
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 03:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love burlesque, I'm no connoisseur but I've enjoyed numerous shows and also been part of a couple shows as a musician. This place is ok but needs more and better quality actual acts and far less of the loud and unentertaining compere... Pros - - The decor is pretty. Very kitsch and a little tacky but pretty enough. -... More 

Thank senseimusiq
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the venue with our friends for a work duo as the venue seemed appropriate locationwise and what a great decision made. Thank you Renata, the cabaret entertainers for the attention paid, we shall be back!

Thank Matt C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Renee deserves employee of the month. God job. Gear venue for a party or just a Friday after work. Keep up the fun.

Thank Daniel S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Renata was a great host!! Food was great, highly recommend!! Great show very entertaining, location was also great

Thank Brendan G
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The pros: Attentive waitress did a great job although drinks were slow to start. Entertainment, the burlesque was broken up with musical interludes by great compere/ chanteuse. Decor: lovely booths Accessories provided in our package were a wee bonus. The cons: The price because the food was truly awful from start to finish. We have paid far less for far... More 

Thank JDS15
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly they try to bribe you with free shots to write a good review on facebook and TripAdvisor which is always a sign of a bad establishment. If you are good people will leave good reviews. The food was terrible! We arrived at 7.15 and the bread olives and chef's special appetisers were already on the table! The bread was... More 

Thank Summer83London
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous night here. Booked through red letter days however we are going to book a group in as we have had a great night. Chris the gent that escorted us to our table was warm and friendly and said hello throughout the evening. Our waitress Carlotta was attentive, without being intrusive throughout our evening and the acts... More 

Thank RachEllor
Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, food is decidedly average. However, as long as you realise not to take this place too seriously, then the service is good and extremely friendly (thank you Renata) and the entertainment is better than we expected. Get drunk and loosen up and you will have a smile on your face.

Thank Gary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here in December with my boyfriend for a three course meal and a show. The atmosphere is amazing, decor is lovely, the food was great and the performers were amazing. We ordered the Spumante which was perfect, great service throughout, Charlotte was our waitress and she was really friendly and knowledgeable, didn't have to wait for a drink, the... More 

Thank Naturalbornkiller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic time! Great value, wonderful waitress, fab entertainment, will be back!! The food is lovely (especially desert) and the atmosphere is really good :)

Thank Catti M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$44 - US$139
British, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Minster Court | Corner of Dunster Court and Mark Lane, London EC3R 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7283 1940
An elegant City destination, London���s famed Proud Cabaret nightspot and restaurant is modelled on a 1920s speakeasy, exuding all the glamour of a decadent bygone era. Designed by Russell Sage Studios and Danielle Proud, the venue, located just moments from Fenchurch Street, is darkly impressive, not only in its setting but in its notoriously titillating and extravagant programme of entertainment. A constantly changing list of events ensures guests enjoy something new and exciting every visit, from the best music played by top DJs to beautiful burlesque performances, live jazz sounds and clever cabaret, all by well known and breaking acts. Special event parties, one off's and series��� alike, provides an extra surprise and, of course, whenever you visit you���ll be treated to not just captivating cocktails and mouthwatering moonshine but superbly executed British dishes enjoyed retro Hollywood supperclub style and an informal bar menu featuring lighter offerings. After dining the Proud Cabaret party continues long in to the evening.

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