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Comptons of Soho

#194 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 12:00 - 00:00
Open today: 12:00 - 00:00
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Cosy & Traditional

This was our first visit to Compton’s of Soho. It was busy quite busy I thought for a Monday night... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ennis, Ireland
via mobile
One of the better gay pubs in Soho

A Victorian style pub, which is now used by the gay community, though others are welcome. The... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Ian C
London, United Kingdom
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3 days ago
“Cosy & Traditional ”
8 May 2018
“One of the better gay pubs in Soho”
In the Heart of Soho, the Grand Dame of Soho has been serving the gay community for decades. A beautiful pub with a great atmosphere, Comptons of Soho is the perfect place to go alone or with friends and enjoy the great vibe of Gay Soho!
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51-53 Old Compton Street, London W1D 6HN, England
+44 20 3238 0163
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Compton’s of Soho. It was busy quite busy I thought for a Monday night prob all the after work drink crowd. We managed to find a small table upstairs. We enjoyed a couple of very nice wines. The staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

A Nice gayclub some days with dj. People act borred and not much exitement. More older men. Oké for one drink then move on to more sexy place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marchel V
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Always like to visit here.....great stop off for the odd pint or two......staff are welcoming and there is a good mix of people....always friendly and relaxed..... give it a try

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Peter M
MattEvans17, General Manager at Comptons of Soho, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoy Comptons. Matthew Evans

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Generally it's a good pub and I've visited it many times, however, yesterday I visited the pub with my boyfriend and a friend and I experienced something really nasty and disturbing. At some point I went outside with my friend because he wanted to smoke...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Naor C
MattEvans17, Manager at Comptons of Soho, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about this incident. I will of course investigate further and find out what happened from the staff who were working. I am sorry this incident happened to you and your boyfriend and reassure you that this...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Called in for a drink this evening- downstairs staff were good. Guy on upstairs bar looked miserable. When I politely asked if he had filled up the glass he retorted that I should 'think before I speak'. I thought this place had got over the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank Travelledwell59
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

A Victorian style pub, which is now used by the gay community, though others are welcome. The ground floor can be very busy but the first floor is usually quiter and more relaxed. When we were there tonight, they were projecting a semi-final of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

It has a very relaxed atmosphere, staff working there are very friendly, and even people who go there are mostly of the friendly easy to talk to people.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lone S
MattEvans17, General Manager at Comptons of Soho, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thanks for your review, we love to hear when people enjoy Comptons and have a great time!

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Beer is as flat as a witches tit, staff are bloody awful and don’t know there stuff, all muscles and no brains

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank DChanning
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I don’t know why I visit - definitely not any more. Always jokingly thought in my head why all the bar staff are identikit muscle cubs. I wonder what skills they bring to the role. Not customer service for sure! Every time I go, I’m...More

Date of experience: March 2018
10  Thank whitechapelmack80
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Me and my partner were in London for a couple of nights in July 2017 and drank around SoHo we came in here for a drink or two on both nights sitting upstairs. Really good atmosphere and nice bar staff when in London we will...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David0ff82
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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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10 February 2016|
Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I am a customer of Compton's so I'll answer as much as I know... -They are open every day from about midday until late. -Disabled access is OK to the ground floor but not upstairs. -I've never seen dogs in... More