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French House

#505 of 1,338 Nightlife in London
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9 Sep 2018
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4 weeks ago
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About
The French House pub was the informal "command center" for the French Resistance during World War II. Today the pub hosts theater crowds.
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49 Dean St., W1, London, England
Soho
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+44 20 7437 2799
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has had its best days. Narrow, poor service, arrogant and small beers with high prices. I thought this place had cheap beers but that is a myth. And with this rude service it is no thanks.

Thank LazzeH
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Been popping in here for 30 years. Now in deepest Devon, less regularly unfortunately. A visit earlier in the year & wanted to include an old London drinking buddy (now in Frome) in the experience. This was the result... Mobiles can be cameras too you...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My sister and I have been coming here since the year dot! It serves the best kir in London. Full of regulars and ‘colourful’ people who I assume live in the area. I wish I was one of them!, it certainly takes you away from...More

1  Thank Maria Anne C
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Really bad experience.. been served by velvet dress miserable young girl, no smiles, no thank you, no education. At this point I didn't really care, not all places can have proper staff apparently. The bad experience happened when she touched my gf shoulder telling her...More

1  Thank vicvigiu
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for a few years now with a well known family friend there, the bar is small but that's the best part and upstairs is nice and cozy, the food is amazing fresh mussels every day, and the wine selection is amazing....More

1  Thank Tom T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I went to this pub on a crowded Friday night with some friends hoping to have a few drinks and a good time. Our time at the French House ended very abruptly as I was approached by a tall man who asked me to come...More

1  Thank flo l
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Worst service ever by a bartender named: Maxine. She was rude, obnoxious and out of line to me and a client I invited, who was visiting from out of town. We ordered 3 rounds of beers and at the third round she said to him...More

1  Thank yaya1212
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Good feel friendly French pub popular with locals and quite busy lunchtimes and evenings - reasonably priced

1  Thank Mikey D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Always busy, always something happening, chatty, friendly, enigmatic, arty crowd. Beers, French wines and ciders. Great little snug tables upstairs and down, windows open in the summer, on Stewart drinking/smoking area. French flags flying. As an aside, I'm particular about my gin and tonic and...More

2  Thank Wonder_horse62
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I used to drink here back in the zeroes and liked its quirkyness if not the odd pretension of only selling halves. I drank wine as a consequence. The interior hadn't changed much, the photos of Bacon, Dudley Moore etc getting leathered are nicely assuring....More

2  Thank Owen M
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