Slough has recently made national news for being the worst place to go on a night out.

The research, carried out by Public First, based their decision on the nightlife economy.

They looked at the number of licenced restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs per 10,000 people living there.

According to the report, Slough has only 4.4 nightclubs, bars and eateries per 10,000 people.

We decided to ask an AI what they considered to be the best places for a night out in the area. 

Here is the question we posed: "Where can the people of Slough in Berkshire go for a night out locally?"

In response, ChatGPT said: 

  • "The Curve: A multi-purpose venue that hosts a range of events, including live performances, theatre shows, and film screenings.
  • "Herschel Arms: A traditional pub with a welcoming atmosphere, serving a selection of drinks and pub food.
  • "The Moon and Spoon: A popular pub chain known for its affordable prices, extensive menu, and lively atmosphere.
  • "The Rose & Crown: A historic pub offering a wide range of drinks, pub quizzes, and occasional live music.
  • "Chalvey Sports and Social Club: A local sports club that often hosts events, including live music nights, comedy shows, and themed parties.

"Remember that nightlife scenes can change over time, and new venues may have emerged.

"It's always a good idea to check local listings, reviews, and recommendations for the most up-to-date information on where to go for a night out in Slough, Berkshire."

ChatGPT stated that its knowledge cut-off is September 2021 and doesn't know anything past this date.

Since then Deco Bar and Lounge has become a popular nightlife destination in Slough, with live sports shown, games and DJ night.

Just down in the road in Windsor; locals can find The Fuzzy Bear Cocktails and Comedy and the Boom nightclub.

When asking ChatGPT whether it agreed with Slough being the worst location for nightlife, it said: "The perception of a place as the 'worst' or 'best' for nightlife can vary depending on individual preferences and experiences.

"While Slough might have been rated unfavourably for its nightlife in certain surveys or articles, it's important to note that such rankings are subjective and can change over time.

"It's always a good idea to explore and discover a place for yourself, as personal preferences and experiences can differ greatly.

"If you're looking for a vibrant nightlife scene, it might be worth exploring nearby cities or towns that are known for their active nightlife options."