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such a shame this place turned into reflex, as academy this was the best club in southampton!
sotonstudent - 25 Jan 2011 14:53
Now reincarnated as Reflex, this is simply Flares but 80's rather than 70's. Attracts a local, older crowd, and is about as unpretentious as you can get. Not surprisingly can get quite punchy towards the end of the evening.
Dr.Evil - 5 Aug 2007 18:51
The 'Hoff' picture is great!

Still a bit of a dive, but the cheesy 80's music is great.
lee_saint - 12 Dec 2006 00:05
Not the academy now, its the new 80's bar reflex, not too bad, gets abit too busy so if you like a quiet drink...avoid, if you like the lively nightlife, well worth a look
charmedfan79 - 22 Nov 2006 21:24
If you're into student nightlife + easy pulling then you'll love the Academy! For non-students getting past the bouncers can often be difficult though...
lwk198 - 25 Sep 2005 21:50
Can be absolutely packed full of skirt on certain nights. It's always amusing trying to identify the Uni girls from the Institute girls.
DoctorEvil - 6 Sep 2005 09:21
I love it here, I don't think it's just for students though. Keep an open mind about this place. It's not as cheap as some of your more typical student haunts but the music is great and it's one of those places where you are guaranteed to have a great time.
rlg201 - 5 Jul 2005 19:18
Shagademy. Not much else to say. If you want to go and pull lots of people and be rubbed up against all night then this is your place.
Mimiminx - 6 Apr 2005 15:52
Student meat market, not much else to say.
anonymous - 29 Dec 2004 11:21
Great for students, though mostly the 'beautiful people' from the Institute. Music is a bit cheesy sometimes, but the drinks are cheap. Only bad thing is that they've taken away some of the comfy seating!!!
Skylar - 21 Nov 2004 19:39
Very Studenty, cheap drinks, cheesy music, usually crowded as hell from monday to thursday after 10, but great atmos
Carlito - 26 Oct 2004 17:04

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