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Village Soho

#853 of 1,352 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 17:00 - 01:00
Open today: 17:00 - 01:00
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Love this place and go alot

really enjoy the cocktails and the staff. Can get busy very quickly but fun all the same. set right... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Diamond in the rough

This is a very small, yet bustling bar in soho. I had been here many years ago and didn’t remember... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Joshua A
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible25%
7 Aug 2018
“Very Cheesy Place”
16 Jun 2018
“Village Bar, Soho is a staple part of the gay scene here.”
The Village has become a firm fixture on Soho's gay scene since opening in 1991. The Village was the first of its kind to be opened in London and since then there have been dozens of bars who have copied its successful formula. The Village really...more
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81 Wardour Street | Soho, London W1D 6QD, England
+44 20 7434 2124
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wouldn't normally write such a negative review, but after reading all the comments about this bar, I am glad I am not alone in my view on the venue, bouncers and staff that work at Village Soho, AWFUL! We came here after a Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here with two friends - one of whom is Asian. My Asian friend was told “you’re not getting in here tonight” upon arrival. When my other (white) friend asked why he was being denied entry no reason was given, just that he was not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really enjoy the cocktails and the staff. Can get busy very quickly but fun all the same. set right in soho so can walk to other bars nearby. Cant Fault it

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Markiemoo007
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Went in there to get drinks and really nice atmosphere and cute staff , but when other people from our group attempted to enter they were barred by the bouncer who claimed it was a "private party" (despite me and my friends being in there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cassdetos
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I am regularly visiting this bar, but lately the bartender in the back area looks like he doesn’t care of nothing at all. Today I almost have to shout at him to let him know I was waiting for someone to serve me even when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank albertorW1606OC
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

So. I went to village 9th November 2018 at 11pm and the security was very rude of because I did not ‘tip’ him when he asked for it and he refused to let me in when I went out to smoke. He then put his...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elya v
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very small, yet bustling bar in soho. I had been here many years ago and didn’t remember a lot of the decor, but since being with my partner we have been here a few times, mostly because it’s easy to find, friendly,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I also run into the aggressive doorman at the front entrance. Rude, shouting. No sense of guest orientation. He refused me to get back into and blockede also for the other entrance. This is not the way to treat guests. Look for alternatives. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Jürgen v
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend attempted getting in for a drink Fri night. Apparently it’s guest lists only now. Don’t just turn up you won’t get in. Doormen rude and obnoxious. Plenty of other lovely bars in Soho. Give this one a miss.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Awful door men - straight men stopping gay men entering a gay venue. Management need to sort this out!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Rob272014
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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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Peter K
12 October 2018|
Response from Peter K |
He has little Man Syndrome , thats his way of making self bigger , what a small minded Idiot the Door Man has made him self out to be , it used to be a good Pub 20 yrs ago