Take a look inside the new Placebo Bar

Posted on - 2nd January, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Friargate, Nightlife, Preston News
The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin

Placebo Bar and Club officially opened in place of the former Macs Bar earlier last month.


With new management, a new name and a fresh refurbishment, it may be hard to recognise the former Macs Bar, located at 158-159 Friargate.

LA Lesiure Preston Ltd were handed the keys to the venue and officially reopened on 15 December 2017, showing off the hard work that has been put into its revamp.

Read more: Placebo bar and club officially opens in place of Macs

The extensive refurbishment has transformed the place into a modern venue, with ice white decor and a glitzy bar as soon as you walk in.

The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin

The installation of six booths, a VIP room, along with a new prosecco and shot bar, also give the venue a notable difference.

Placebo also plays different styles of music on different nights, offering something unique every time you visit.

The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin

These include funky house, RnB, old skool house and more.

The club currently opens from 10pm – 4am, and does a selection of drink offers such as £1 bottle deals, £1.50 spirit deals.

Leon Mazzafiore, Director of LA Leisure Preston Ltd, said: “We have now been opened nearly a month and I would personally like to thank everyone that has come to Placebo over the last few weeks and thanks for the support and kind words they have given me.

“When people come to Placebo they will instantly see the venue has been restyled and reborn from what it was when the previous owners had the venue.

“Now under new ownership Placebo is a place were music , cocktails and a brand new vibe rule, not to mention the brilliant friendly staff we have.

“We also have various sizes in booths that can be hired to make the night your own and get the VIP treatment.

“Amazing talented DJ’s playing the best tunes around from house, old skool, techno house to drum n bass – Placebo will have it all and more.

“Situated in the city’s shopping, social and university district, Placebo has a cool and contemporary feel where you will find an eclectic mix of beautiful people.”

The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin

Did you ever visit the former Macs Bar? What do you think about Placebo and its new refurbishment? Let us know in the comments below

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