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Met Parties - Salon La Rue NYE 2011 PartySalon La Rue NYE 2011 Ball

Salon La Rue New Years Eve Ball 2011 run by Met Parties was a total scam. Some people paid up to £100 and got none of what was advertised to be included in the price. There was a 1 hour queue to enter. The cloakroom was full. A further 30 min queue to reach the first queue. A further 1 hour queue to the 'bar' which was a guy propped up at a window sill serving watered down alcohol. Bear in mind this was our New Years Eve so we didnt really have time to spend in a queue!! No caberet, outdoor bbq as promised, no burlesque girls, no champagne reception, no canopes, no bouncy castle (just a deflated old air matress), no magician, no pillow fight. This night was a total sham and my friends were scared as there was hardly any room to move they had crammed over 500 people into a small, shabby townhouse in Soho. To top it all off some man tried to put his hand in my mates handbag as we made our way out (not long after we arrived). This company is disgusting. It promises a classy evening out but it was a shabby doorway in Soho in a very run-down house (Gerrard House)

Keywords: Salon La Rue, Met Parties, MetGroup


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    recent-graduate Sep 28, 2012
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    I feel very let down by Met Parties, as I have basically spent the last two months unemployed because I continually led to believe that I would be starting an internship.

    It was made very clear at the interview and the time immediately after that I would be needed more or less straight away. I was actually first given my start date two weeks later, so I handed in my notice to my current job and then was told 4 days before my internship started I would be put back another week. I then was put back a further 5 weeks with a few days notice. I then receive another email the day before I was due to start saying I would be put back a further week and that I would be contacted about the start date. I then never received a phone call or an email with a new start date a week and a half later.

    Because of this I have lost out on a lot of time looking for new jobs and internships and have lost out on money as I handed my notice in and have thus been unemployed. This is very significant since I live in London on my own as a recent graduate and cannot afford to sit around without a job or a job prospect. Especially as this internship was UNPAID which would have now added further time out of work. To add further insult, Met Parties has been extremely unapologetic in their approach to this, which is extremely unprofessional and they have taken advantage of the fact I am a recent graduate at a time when competition for jobs is high.

    There is a certain level of professionalism that one would expect that this company has really not met, which has resulted in me being left in a terrible position regarding unemployment. Furthermore, when emailing them with similar comments to the ones above I never received a phone call or an email in reply.

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    donttrustmetparties May 08, 2012

    I went to the same party - Salon La Rue Crazed Cabaret Party - organised by Annas at Met Parties with 9 other friends.

    Absolute scam! Completely agree with your comment - what a waste of time! Never trust met parties!

    I spoke to Annas on the night and he agreed he would sort something out for our group as we complained. Called him no answer left messages no response.

    Don't go near this organiser - all is not what it seems!

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