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Duke of Wellington

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Blokey and on two floors

After not liking this venue for a few years it has grown on me. At least it is a proper gay bar and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Visit the bar on a regular basis, usually after visiting elsewhere first. It’s a middle of the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“upstairs bar”(2 reviews)
A friendly bar in the heart of soho catering for men and women of all ages. Our bouncy barmen are more than willing to help you and ensure you have a great night out!
77 Wardour Street | Soho, London W1D 6QA, England
+44 20 7439 1274
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After not liking this venue for a few years it has grown on me. At least it is a proper gay bar and there are few left so long may it continue. The downstairs bar is a bit more welcoming if you are a stranger...More

Thank Caliente62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately rude barmen with unreasonable demeanors. Visited with friends who frequented the bar years ago, who were disappointed at the turn of customer service. Absolutely not interested in returning again.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendliest staff you’ll meet, lost my wallet here last week while in London for work and I can’t believe how helpful they’ve been in getting it back to me, thanks so much!!’

Thank Robbert S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Visit the bar on a regular basis, usually after visiting elsewhere first. It’s a middle of the road bar, prices are reasonable (for soho) and selection is good. It’s probably not the bar I would jump to as my first thought of a bar in...More

Thank mlharvey86
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The Duke is one of those bars that I like to visit when in London - no particular reason why. It is always busy and has a cordoned off area outside which is great during the summer though it does get very busy and crowded....More

Thank ozboyz
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Great wee pub; lovely staff and great atmosphere. Good location. I Definitely will be returning soon!!

Thank MRaby86
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Two recent visits both disappointing. It would be natural to take it for granted when visiting a pub straight or gay that it would be possible to request a regular drink and have it poured and presented in an acceptable way. Alas apparently that is...More

1  Thank timbo10001
Reviewed 12 March 2018

As a straight woman I usually stumble into this pub when my friends are hosting their monthly meetings here :) The atmosphere is always friendly and jolly, the bar service is quick, the prices are reasonable, the music and the doormen are funny. It can...More

Thank TravellingNutter77
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Went to this Pub with a group of friends who were all drinkers so money was agoing to be spent, but the Barman working in the upstairs bar was rude and very unhelpful and then had the audacity to refuse to serve us the round...More

Thank dodgyted
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Traditional pub at the end of Compton street. Good selection of beers. Gets very crowded outside on the summer

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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