Guide to... Bars in Soho

Soho is one of the best areas in London for a good night out. It is lively; there is a huge choice of pubs, clubs, bars, strip clubs, and really anything to take your fancy, Enough said let's get on with our top picks for the Soho bars that are well worth a visit.


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Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho

48 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4SF

Roberto, Joel, Cortés and Ruben first met working together in a tapas restaurant in London. They were doing what they...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Inspected: on 24/04/2018

Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Rum Kitchen Carnaby

Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PW

The rum chronicles, an evening of education and entertainment carefully curated by our in house master mixologists...Read more

Eating Restaurants Caribbean Restaurants Kingly Court Carnaby Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Inspected: on 28/03/2019

Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Rustiko Restaurant & Bar

37 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JY

Situated in the heart of Old Compton Street, RustiKo embodies the vintage Soho experience. Independent, candle-lit...Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Inspected: on 01/05/2019

The Yard Bar
The Yard Bar

57 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PL

Nestled in an intimate courtyard tucked away off Rupert St. The Yard is a welcoming retreat for the hustle and bustle...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for The Yard Bar
Hygiene Rating: 1/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Yard Bar
Inspected: on 14/09/2011

Zebrano (Soho)
Zebrano (Soho)

18 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DS

Our highly trained and imaginative team of master mixologists take pride in their ability to go beyond just the...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Zebrano (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 1/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Zebrano (Soho)
Inspected: on 07/03/2018

68 & Boston
68 & Boston

5 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DD

Soho's award winning Wine Bar and Cocktail Lounge on Greek Street. Located beside Soho Square in the heart of theatre...Read more

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Bag O'Nails
Bag O'Nails

9 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PN

Tucked away in the heart of the bustling Soho district, the Bag O’Nails is a private members club offering a luxury...Read more

Nightlife Bars Kingly Street Soho Carnaby Street

Basement Sate
Basement Sate

8 Broadwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 8HN

Created by two friends who love well made drinks, decadent desserts and meaningful music in equal parts. Inspired...Read more

Broadwick Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

Blue Posts
Blue Posts

18 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PX

A small pub with a big heartHidden away off Carnaby Street, we are a Traditional Pub serving Fresh Food with a...Read more

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Crussh (Soho)
Crussh (Soho)

14 Broadwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 8HR

Back before the Euro was born, when Bill Clinton was engaging in questionable activity in the White House and Titanic...Read more

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Disrepute
Disrepute

4 Kingly Court, London, W1F 9RR

A hidden gem nestled into a 100–seater basement between Carnaby Street and Beak Street, Disrepute (D.R.P.) will...Read more

Nightlife Bars Kingly Court Soho Cocktail Bars

Gerry's Club
Gerry's Club

52 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 5BJ

Gerry’s Club is Soho’s longest running and most famous actors club and a true institution. Set up in 1955 by Gerry...Read more

Nightlife Bars Dean Street Soho

Jackson + Rye
Jackson + Rye

56 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 4JF

Good home cooked American style food all day long with a great bar and relaxed environmentRead more

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Joe & The Juice
Joe & The Juice

46 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 4QD

Food and drinks companyRead more

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Lucky Voice Soho
Lucky Voice Soho

52 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NQ

The most liberating, heart-racing, life-affirming karaoke experience on earth. Read more

Nightlife Bars Poland Street Soho

Mark’s Bars
Mark’s Bars

66 Brewer Street, London, W1F 9UP

Children are welcome in Mark’s Bar until 7.00pm (when accompanied by an adult)Tucked underneath HIX Soho lies Mark’s...Read more

Nightlife Bars Brewer Street Soho

New Evaristo Club
New Evaristo Club

57 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 3DX

Keep your eyes peeled for this one: it's sunk beneath Greek Street, accessed through a dodgy-looking doorway and a...Read more

Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

Platinum Lace (London)
Platinum Lace (London)

13 Coventry Street, London, W1D 7DH

Platinum Lace London prides itself on being part of the latest generation of clubs with entertainment for the adult...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Platinum Lace (London)
Hygiene Rating: 0/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Platinum Lace (London)
Inspected: on 01/01/1901

Rum Kitchen (Carnaby Street)
Rum Kitchen (Carnaby Street)

Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PW

Caribbean inspired Beach Shack Restaurant and Cocktail Bar. Currently with outposts in Notting Hill & Soho.Read more

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Salt n Pepper
Salt n Pepper

Orange Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London, WC2H 7HQ

Salt’n Pepper restaurant is situated in the heart of Central London in Leicester Square and specialises in serving...Read more

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She Soho
She Soho

23a Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JL

SHE is the only women-priority venue in London, drawing a great variety of LBTQ+ individuals all year round. SHE's...Read more

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Simmons Bar (Soho)
Simmons Bar (Soho)

2 Bateman Street, Soho, London, W1D 4AE

Simmons has taken its well deserved spot, bang in the middle of Soho! Set in a classically designed building just off...Read more

Bateman Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

Home to: Simmons Bar (Clerkenwell) and Simmons Bar (Euston Square)

The Friendly Society
The Friendly Society

79 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QB

Friendly Society Bar is a hidden gem in the heart of Soho, serving cocktails and fine drinks.Read more

Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Soho Wardour Street

The London Gin Club
The London Gin Club

22 Great Chapel Street, Soho, London, W1F 8FR

The Star, home of The London Gin Club, is family run (one of the oldest family businesses in Soho) and was first...Read more

Great Chapel Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

The O Bar
The O Bar

83-85 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QE

The O Bar has been a Soho landmark for many years. Its central location makes it the perfect venue for after-work...Read more

Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Soho Wardour Street

The Piano Bar
The Piano Bar

16 Carlisle Street, Soho, London, W1D 3BT

The Piano Bar is a members only cocktail lounge in the heart of Soho. Members enjoy guaranteed entry when listed on...Read more

Carlisle Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

The Spice Of Life
The Spice Of Life

6 Moor Street, Soho, London, W1D 5NA

A pub that has truly stood the test of time… surviving two world wars and retaining its traditional charm.It is...Read more

Nightlife Bars Moor Street Soho

Tostado
Tostado

16 St Anne's Court, Soho, London, W1F 0BF

With Tostado, we bring you the richly exotic and diverse flavours of Ecuador to London’s West End. The recipes...Read more

Eating Restaurants St Anne's Court Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

Vetro (by Dalla Terra)
Vetro (by Dalla Terra)

16A D'Arblay Street, Soho, London, W1F 8EA

Dropped into Soho’s most up and coming drinking & eating street, D’Arblay. Vetro is Dalla Terra’s younger chip off...Read more

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Vinoteca
Vinoteca

53-55 Beak Street , Soho, London, W1F 9SH

Pouring great wines in welcoming, informal bars since 2005, Vinoteca is the place to go for wine and food, friends...Read more

Nightlife Bars Beak Street Soho

Zebrano (Carnaby)
Zebrano (Carnaby)

14-16 Ganton Street, Soho, London, W1F 7BT

No matter the occasion, Zebrano offers an exciting range of options for a night out on the town. Our guests are...Read more

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Polpo (at Ape & Bird)

Closed or Replaced

Polpo (at Ape & Bird)

142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, WC2H 8HJ

POLPO is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young...Read more

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Bar Blanca

Closed or Replaced

Bar Blanca

4 Sherwood Street, Soho, London, W1F 7BJ

Welcome to London's flagship Jewel Bar We are a chic, luxurious bar and club located in the heart of London's West...Read more

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Part of Jewel Piccadilly

Byoc (Soho)

Closed or Replaced

Byoc (Soho)

21 Great Windmill Street, Soho, London, W1D 7LB

With a street that has had such a long association with music and entertainment, it comes with no surprise that...Read more

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Company Below

Closed or Replaced

Company Below

58 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 3DY

Company Below is a vibrant underground hideaway, a destination speakeasy bar where you can find a unique cocktail...Read more

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Part of Balls & Company

Dirty Harrys (Soho)

Closed or Replaced

Dirty Harrys (Soho)

203 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 8ZJ

Dirty Harry's isn't a restaurant but we take our food very seriously. That's why we host London's best street food...Read more

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Gem Bar

Closed or Replaced

Gem Bar

10 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9RA

A short walk from either Piccadilly Circus or Oxford Circus tubes, Gem is the perfect place for a casual lunch...Read more

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Jewel Piccadilly

Closed or Replaced

Jewel Piccadilly

4-6 Glasshouse Street, Soho, London, W1B 5DQ

A chic, luxurious bar and club located in the heart of London’s West End, overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The Premium...Read more

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Home to: Bar Blanca

Molly Moggs

Closed or Replaced

Molly Moggs

2 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TA

Friendly bar on the corner of Soho, live drag entertainment 7 days a week.Read more

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Zenna Bar

Closed or Replaced

Zenna Bar

77 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3SH

Originally London’s first and only Indian themed cocktail bar created in September 2010, Zenna then adapted a ‘fusion...Read more

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Sketch
SketchTop Pick

9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2XG

0.23km

The triple dream of launching a centre, a “lieu” or destination place, for food, art and music has been realised by...Read more

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Browns (Mayfair)
Browns (Mayfair)Top Pick

47 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PG

0.35km

The Browns building in Mayfair was originally Wells & Co, a high-end gentlemen’s outfitters. (We believe that Winston...Read more

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Photo showing the outside of Mews of Mayfair
Mews of MayfairTop Pick

10-11 Lancashire Court, London, W1S 1EY

0.4km

Mews of Mayfair is a unique hideaway, tucked in one of London’s historic courtyards. Including different bars, first...Read more

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The May Fair Bar
The May Fair BarTop Pick

70 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT

0.48km

Cool blue tones melt into sleek charcoal and grey to create an ambience of elegance and mystery. Mirrored walls...Read more

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Part of The May Fair Hotel

Beaufort Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)
Beaufort Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)Top Pick

The Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

0.76km

The Beaufort Bar provides a theatrical, art deco setting in which to enjoy cocktails that push the boundaries. The...Read more

Nightlife Bars Strand Covent Garden

Part of The Savoy Hotel

Icebar London
Icebar London

31-33 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4BN

0.22km

ICEBAR LONDON is operated in 40 minute time slots and you will be given a designer thermal cape with a hood to keep...Read more

Nightlife Bars Heddon Street Explore Mayfair Eating Restaurants

Bar Rumba
Bar Rumba

36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, London, W1D 7EP

0.23km

Bar Rumba is a late night party bar and club in London’s West End. Rumba plays commercial music, chart hits and dance...Read more

Nightlife Bars Shaftesbury Avenue

Karaoke Network
Karaoke Network

19 Hanover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1YR

0.23km

All of our karaoke venues are equipped with state-of-the-art, touch-screen karaoke systems featuring an extensive...Read more

Nightlife Bars Hanover Street Explore Mayfair

28°-50°
28°-50°

17-19 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2QH

0.23km

If you love great food and wine, you'll love 28°-50°. The 28°-50° Wine Workshop & Kitchen concept takes the...Read more

Eating Restaurants Maddox Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Explore Mayfair

Karaoke Box (Mayfair)
Karaoke Box (Mayfair)

14 Maddox Street (basement level), Mayfair, London, W1S 1PQ

0.23km

Private karaoke rooms of varying capacities, which are outfitted with plenty of attractive features: flatscreen TVs;...Read more

Nightlife Bars Maddox Street Explore Mayfair

Heddon Street Kitchen
Heddon Street Kitchen

3-9 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4BE

0.23km

Gordon Ramsay's Heddon Street Kitchen is located just off Regent's Street, in the heart of the West End. Heddon...Read more

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Black Dice Bar
Black Dice Bar

25 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4BH

0.24km

Black Dice is a swish new cocktail lounge found tucked away behind a pink door underneath Momo on Heddon Street....Read more

Nightlife Bars Heddon Street Explore Mayfair

Carluccio's (Market Place)
Carluccio's (Market Place)

8 Market Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 8AG

0.24km

An all-day Italian restaurant and food shop, serving traditional, authentic Italian cuisine, Carluccio's was set up...Read more

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Coppa Club
Coppa Club

9-10 Market Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 8AQ

0.25km

Coppa Club is a place for eating, drinking, meeting and unwinding. A brass bar and open-plan kitchen lined with...Read more

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Piccadilly Institute
Piccadilly Institute

The London Pavillion, London, W1J 0DA

0.26km

Piccadilly Institute is London’s craziest place to party, a labyrinth of rooms to explore, you'll find somewhere to...Read more

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Black Roe
Black Roe

4 Mill Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2AX

0.26km

Black Roe in the heart of Mayfair, brings the finest Pacific Rim cuisine. The intimate restaurant opened by Kurt...Read more

Mill Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Explore Mayfair Eating Restaurants

Bar Remo
Bar Remo

2 Princes Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 2LB

0.27km

Family-run by the Vignali family for over 90 years, we pride ourselves on a warm and friendly welcome to all of our...Read more

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Dirty Martini (Mayfair)
Dirty Martini (Mayfair)

10C Hanover Square, Mayfair, London, W1S 1JH

0.29km

If you’re after a chic and contemporary cocktail bar in London’s Mayfair, then look no further. Situated just a short...Read more

Nightlife Bars Hanover Square Mayfair Cocktail Bars

Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill
Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill

11-15 Swallow Street , Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG

0.29km

Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill on Swallow Street is one of the most well known restaurants in the Piccadilly area and...Read more

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Jerusalem Bar & Kitchen
Jerusalem Bar & Kitchen

33-34 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1JN

0.29km

Over the last 18 years we have seen Jerusalem eat, drink and dance our way on to becoming a London institution. Here,...Read more

Eating Bars Restaurants Rathbone Place Fitzrovia

Nordic Bar
Nordic Bar

25 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1PN

0.3km

Nordic Bar is a Scandinavian themed bar located within a stones throw of Oxford Street. Dive in to a bar menu of...Read more

Nightlife Bars Newman Street Fitzrovia

Boost Juice Bar (Oxford Street)
Boost Juice Bar (Oxford Street)

12 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1AP

0.31km

Boost Juice Bars™ were born in 2000 in sunny Australia, when Janine Allis (mum of three) decided there was a lack of...Read more

Eating Bars Marylebone Oxford Street

Bourne & Hollingsworth
Bourne & Hollingsworth

28 Rathbone Place, London, W1T 1JF

0.31km

Vintage style basement cocktail bar.Read more

Bars Bars Fitzrovia

The Light Lounge
The Light Lounge

1 Newport Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 7JR

0.32km

Relax with friends in our stylish lounge setting and enjoy our bespoke cocktails (or your favourite classic), premium...Read more

Nightlife Bars Newport Place Covent Garden

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FAQs about Soho and Bars in London


The nightlife in London is brilliant. We have some of the best clubs in the world and the city is so exciting in itself that any clubbing experience is heightened.



Oxford Street borders four different districts of London, Soho, Fitzrovia, Marylebone, and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .



The best nightclubs in London and their location is rather subjective as there are great clubs in different areas of London each with a different vibe. Mayfair tends to have the most exclusive celebrity clubs whilst east London is a little bit cooler.

Soho has some good places too although you won't rub shoulders with high society if you cross over Regent Street.



London's China Town is located in central London around Gerrard Street, close to Leicester Square. The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.



The main areas in London for the best London clubs are Mayfair and Soho. Shoreditch and East London are becoming increasing popular too.





London nightlife is concentrated in a few different areas of London. If you visit to London is aimed at making the most of London nightlife then you are well advised to stay in one of those areas.


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