Club where Prince Andrew alleged to have danced with Virginia Roberts

Inside Tramp: A look behind the doors of the private members club in Mayfair where Prince Andrew is alleged to have danced with Virginia Roberts.. but the Duke of York is ‘convinced’ he was never in there with her

  • Prince Andrew has denied any claims he preyed on Virgina Roberts at Tramp
  • Duke told Emily Maitlis: ‘I’m convinced that I was never in Tramp’s with her’
  • The prince has previously been seen at the Tramp nightclub in Mayfair, London 

The prince has denied any claims that he preyed on Virginia Roberts at the Tramp nightclub in Mayfair before taking advantage of her at the Belgravia home of Ghislaine Maxwell in March 2001.

Miss Roberts claims that during their first meeting, when she was 17, a group including Andrew had dinner and then went dancing at Tramp. But he told Emily Maitlis in his BBC interview: ‘I’m convinced that I was never in Tramp’s with her.

‘There are a number of things that are wrong with that story, one of which is that I don’t know where the bar is in Tramp’s. I don’t drink, I don’t think I’ve ever bought a drink in Tramp’s whenever I was there.’

Prince Andrew pictured outside Mayfair nightclub Tramp in the 1980s. The prince has denied any claims that he preyed on Virginia Roberts in the Mayfair nightclub before taking advantage of her at the Belgravia home of Ghislaine Maxwell in March 2001

The fashionable Tramp nightclub in Jermyn Street, Mayfair, London, which is open until 5am


The nightclub boasts it is: ‘The place to be, the place to be seen, and the place for anyone who is anyone to party from dusk till dawn’ (left). Prince Andrew leaving Tramp nightclub in London, aged 23 (right) 

The Duke of York has previously been pictured at Tramp, which has marked its half century this year. He met former girlfriend Koo Stark there, and was also photographed there with the Duchess of York. Photographers captured him leaving the Jermyn Street bar as a 23-year-old in 1983, in the early hours of the morning in 1986, and with pregnant wife Sarah in March 1990.

The fashionable haunt in Jermyn Street, Mayfair, which is open until 5am, boasts that it is: ‘The place to be, the place to be seen, and the place for anyone who is anyone to party from dusk till dawn’. Its website adds: ‘We expect style, flair and finesse from all our members and guests,’

The claims of sexual impropriety made by Miss Roberts in US court papers were struck from the record as ‘immaterial and impertinent’ by a judge in 2015. Buckingham Palace also issued a strong denial at the time, stating that they were ‘categorically untrue’.

The prince has denied any claims that he preyed on Virginia Roberts at the fashionable Mayfair club 

The Mayfair club adds on its website: ‘We expect style, flair and finesse from all our members and guests’ 

Prince Andrew leaving Tramp in the 1980s. He met former girlfriend Koo Stark there, and was also photographed there with the Duchess of York 

Prince Andrew told Emily Maitlis: ‘There are a number of things that are wrong with that story, one of which is that I don’t know where the bar is in Tramp’s. I don’t drink, I don’t think I’ve ever bought a drink in Tramp’s whenever I was there’ 

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