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“Pre-Teen Girl's Dream. Any sane person's nightmare”
Review of Tonight Josephine

Tonight Josephine
Ranked #186 of 1,328 Nightlife in London
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Well behaved women don't make history. Join Josephine's girl gang for cocktails in Waterloo. Josephine De Beauharnais, one of history's most famous lovers, started as a nobody but with sass, hustle and a little bit of luck, she became the Empress of the French. We'll hook you up with the night of your dreams. Available for full private hire, including daytimes and Sundays. Cocktails forever.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This place was looks great, but the service and staff are not on hand to live up to the overly pretentious vibe it goes for.

I reserved a table here (had to pay and money used against a bar tab) - when ordering drinks (at the bar - no table service!) not only did they take +20 minutes to get served,
predominantly because of all the girls cashing in on their 2 for 1 cocktails they didn't even have my tab set up and reassured me "it's probably a mistake the manager has made" - yes, it's DEFINITELY a mistake your manager has made.

I went with a male friend, and laughed since he was only one of 3 men in the venue, besides the bar staff. If you're a top shop princess, wearing clothes too small for you, it'd suit you perfectly.
Will never be going back, and I'd recommend you don't go!

3  Thank Becki B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I went for my birthday with a party of 6. There is a lot of hype online about this venue and it is worth the hype in my opinion. The drinks are tasty, quite pricey but they arent light. The venue was smaller than expected and it did get packed even where some people were sitting on the tables i reserved. However, the staff when notified were nice enough to communicate that the tables were reserved. To reserve a table i had to put a deposit of £50 and later this amount was used for my tab, which was handy but literally after 2/3 drinks it was over. I would go again as i was able to take lovely pictures and the music/atmosphere is fun but not with a lot of expectations however

Thank Shamim_Omar
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this bar while on a night out.
It has such a good atmosphere !! It has loads of lights everywhere, signs all around to promote girl power, mirrors all over the ceiling and also funny quotes over the toilet walls.
The staff are friendly and helpful.
The drinks are nice , a bit expensive but if you get there early enough you can go to happy hour which is worth it.
Would recommend if you are in the area and are in need of a good night out.
Also music is good in there a right good mix of different genres

Thank Louisa S
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This was the best random thing I've done!!! I was meeting my mate near Waterloo and decided to do here. It's such a great venue, with great cocktails at 241 between 4 to 7 brilliant music and great staff. It's probably one of the best places to have a girls night out.

2  Thank Saintlysinner
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

While the decore is very appealing and certainly does make a great picture, you will find your self trying to squeeze past girls in their boohoo dresses dropping it like it’s hot to take a picture with their neon sign just as you come in.

The cocktails are cute and make for a great picture but not some lack flavour.

In general this is a nice place but very much a hot spot for ‘instaHoe girls’

2  Thank Sam G
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