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The Penthouse

#15,412 of 18,283 Restaurants in London}
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No. 1 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NA, England
+44 20 3588 1100
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible34%
24 Nov 2016
“Good views over Leicester Square”
21 Aug 2015
“Go for the view and then leave.”
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub
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LOCATION
No. 1 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NA, England
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 24 November 2016

The main reason to visit is the views - you can see over Leicester Square & beyond, so it's very pretty, particularly around Christmas time. The drinks, atmosphere etc. are all as you would expect for the area. I did attend a Valentine's evening party...More

Thank LondonDebbieN
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Lovely views, terrible drinks that take forever to make. Toilets were very smelly and needed attention. Poorly patched up paintwork around bar. Horrible entrance to the rooftop area, not very glamorous. Far nicer places around.

Thank Emma2804
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This place has always been hit or miss on my trips to London, but for the most part a great time. I go with locals so we usually have no problems with the line (que). Also we usually get some type of hook up for...More

1  Thank Jason A
Reviewed 3 December 2014

There are promoters everywhere so finding a deal shouldn't be too hard. The place is nice with enough dance floor and a good view of the square. Drinks were good. The prices were ok but on the high side. The music was good. We ended...More

2  Thank Desiree M
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Very heart throbbing expensive drinks served 20 min late prior to the time. I don't hve a clue where they get those I'll mannered partiality bouncers. Atleast doing the job like a good gateman wud be appreciated but In return favour their people and does...More

3  Thank pramodlimbu
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Came in to celebrate my birthday party which turned into a horrible nightmare , all thanks to that short and inconsiderate bouncer . Firstly the entry fee was not fixed .We were group of 13 . Groups were meant to be charged £10 per person...More

5  Thank Helen s
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Been going Penthouse for years. Have had so many great nights with friends. Its not as good as it use to be. The managers need to be bit stricter on who they let it. Staff are friendly. They need to lower the drinks price though.

Thank JayH2011
Reviewed 24 September 2014

I went here with my partner and his brother on a Thursday night after a show. We didn't have plans on going here but were persuaded with free entry and shot. We thought if it was bad we would just leave but as we didn't...More

Thank Zoey W
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My friend and I visited The Penthouse, Saturday 30th August and we arrived at around 5pm as we wanted to take advantage of the 2-4-1 cocktails. We eventually found it (its on the side of The Rise building) and went up to the top floor,...More

1  Thank Clodagh G
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I decided to organise my best friend henparty in penthouse. The manager Mustapha was so helpful from the beginning he managed a pretty VIP table with table service for us. Everything was just perfect, We felt we are so special. We had amazing hen night,...More

1  Thank Tímea G
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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
22:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 03:00
Thursday
17:00 - 03:00
Friday
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 1 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3588 1100
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