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Village Soho

81 Wardour Street | Soho, London W1D 6QD, England
+44 20 7478 0530
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Met up with friends and had a good afternoon until one of our group was subjected to a verbal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bjell72
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Happenef for first time in my life: the door staff didn't let me in because I was by myself. Me as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OkanRoll
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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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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 does offer something for everyone 'all under one roof'. The upstairs 'Soho Bar' dance floor is where all the snap crackling pop, chart and commercial dance action happens, with residents Heidi Liscious & Robyn Banks, plus our gorgeous gogo boys on the bar! Descend into the basement club, where you'll find the best in chunky funky deep house & tech with the cream of London's dance scene DJ's, Paul Heron, Gordon John, Massimo Paramour, JJ Gullo & Gonzalo Rivas on rotation. Through to the 'Cafe bar' you'll find a more relaxed vibe with lots of seating & comfy booths. Further more, head upstairs to the new 'Cocktail Lounge' where you'll find another bar with luxurious booths, chandeliers and a stunning view of all the action right up Old Compton Street. We are now open from 3pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, and you are also very welcome to take your drinks al fresco onto Brewer Street where you can drink in the afternoon sun :) Pop in & say hi!
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  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with friends and had a good afternoon until one of our group was subjected to a verbal attack from the security guy just because he didn't like where she was standing - by the entrance to the bar while she ordered another round....More

Thank Bjell72
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happenef for first time in my life: the door staff didn't let me in because I was by myself. Me as a gay person could not enter to a gay bar because I was single. SHAME!!!

1  Thank OkanRoll
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Returned to this bar last night and obviously they don't like spendng money on the place, the sound system is terrible, crackling speakers etc (probably the amount of dust on them), drinks being seerved in plastic glasses that just kills the beer , not a...More

1  Thank Craig P
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A small bar on more than one floor. Fish Bar is small very comfortable. But a very nice bar to go to. Terry's good-looking staff good dances on who dance on the floor and dance on the bars I would highly recommend going to this...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Lively atmosphere and great drinks during happy hour(s). Recommend for a drink en-route rather than staying a long time. Checked bags on entry, so security aware. Well worth to pop in for a drink.

1  Thank Spencer L
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Horrible, racist, sexist and aggressive security guy. Very discriminatory not letting us in for no reason just because they didn't like our faces, that we were women and/or that we were Spanish. Worst place I've ever been in Soho. Avoid it if you can as...More

7  Thank mariasf9
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Last night we attempted to get in Village but was refused entry on the grounds of being a hen party, which is door policy apparently. We were by no means a rowdy hen party, there was only 5 of us, we were not drunk whatsoever...More

6  Thank Lhebb20
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We were on a BIG night out. I was in London for the first time in about 22 years, and my mates were determined to leave a lasting impression. We went to a bar next to Village about midnight, but it was closing. As we...More

2  Thank Steve K
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Where to start? I've been frequenting this establishment for many, many years and always have a fab time. When I say "fab", I mean get drunk with very reasonably priced drinks and good people to the point where you end up in bed with the...More

2  Thank defected01
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Not a bad place for a quick drink but not my first port of call. Went here for a drink on a night out and the drinks weren't the greatest. Very quiet inside a strange atmosphere. Not sure I would visit again.

2  Thank Paulos_C_23
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