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London Road, RG1 5BJ
Reviewed On: 15 Dec 2004
Public Houses in Reading
Previous Names: Bar Oz, Colorz Venue
Station Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1NF
0.04 miles from Reading station
|Steve's Score:||1.5 (Out of 5)|
|Gray's Grade:||2 (Out of 5)|
|Steve Supped:||Kronenbourg I suppose.|
|Garden / Facilities:||The whole place is underground.|
2 July 2004
This review is for when the place was Colorz - it's soon to re-open as a nightclub called Blue...|
Colorz Venue is just the same as Bar Oz always was but with a hasty coat of paint that attempts, but fails, to bring some life back into the place. The surf board tables are gone and in place are a couple of new pool tables, which is a plus point. Unless you're here for one of the live music events I guess the place is nearly always as empty as when we dropped by. Colorz Venue would be ideal for you if you like darkness, being underground, and the letter Z - otherwise there's little to get excited about. G.
Well I like the letter Z so I'm happy. I say that, I'm lying! As G-Man said, 'Z' is the theme and here you can go to the 'Ladiez' and the 'Gentz' - well, you should only go to one of them but you get my drift! It was rather dark and a bit srcuffy and felt like a bit of a dive really, which as mentioned, is zurprizing for a place which has recently been taken over. I can't think of a zingle reason to recommend it to anyone, so I wont. Although, you might get a game of pool if you fanzy one. Z.
You're a zany guy! G.
Previously known as: Bar Oz
Poor selection and no real ales. Still got Fosters, unfortunately, but the other "Australian" brews from it's Bar Oz days have gone. G.|
Looked thin on the ground for beers really and didn't really notice what bottles they had chillin'. The Kronenbourg seemed a bit fizzy as well so the beer wont be dragging me back to this one. S.
"Whatever James has been smoking I want some, because its still the same piece of crap."|
(Rated 1 out of 10)
Joe visited in May 2007
"Again this place has chanced names! but unlike colourz or bar oz it isnt lookin for the cheap look! iths had a complete over haul! it looks good, the music is great and the drink prices are reasonable as well! deaf worth alook!"
(Rated 7 out of 10)
james visited in April 2007
"Absolute crap, I asked for a flat pint and the bird got into an argument with me over "5% head", the staff have attitude and it takes hours to get served, and no consistent DJ"
(Rated 2 out of 10)
Joey visited in December 2005
"This is one of the worst bar/pubs I have ever been too. The attitude in there is bad. I swear people go there for a fight, it's small dark and smelly! Never again!"
Bee visited in March 2005
"I was disgusted with how the staff treat customers, I asked for a Fosters top (a lager with a dash of lemonade in the bottom), I am also a rather fussy person when it comes to lager and I specifically asked for no head. Working in a pub myself I can see they really don't have a clue how to pour pints to simple specification. After I demanded a flat pint, it was taken away and I was refused service!"
Joe visited in October 2004
Average Visitor Score: 3.33 out of 10
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