We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ruby Blue

1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
+44 20 7287 8050
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
Neighbourhood: Soho
Write a Review
Reviews (551)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 551 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very quiet when we ate there so not a lot of atmosphere, but the food was very nice though the portions could be slightly larger.

Thank CatWhisperer142
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here for a Hen do for a three course meal and half a bottle of wine each. It was awful, firstly we waited nearly two hours for our food, when it came out it was cold,dry and absolutely disgusting!! The service is also rubbish....More

Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a group of girls on a Friday night. Happy hour is 5-8 which is supposed to be 2-4-1 but was 50% off most drinks. This made cocktails around £4.50 which is a really good price for this part of town. The cocktails...More

Thank Katmonki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to London many times - I can honestly say I would have walked passed Ruby Blue and never given it a second glance. Yes you can see the balcony from Leicester Square but the actual entrance isn't very tempting. However as you go...More

Thank TheDragonMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited here with a gang of 9 girls. one of our party was being id so they tried to force all of us in club even though she was still in queue . as she was only 21 we wouldnt go in without her ....More

Thank sheils123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate early as we were going to a show. Food was Lovely and the drink cheap. Service was very good. Would go again

Thank Catherine Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here at around 11:30pm for so called club. I was told it was £10 by a pr guy then said we could go in for £5 after I said no. Then I heard it was free before 11. Well I had spoken to...More

Thank DanBirmingham86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a pretheatre meal here. The staff were great fun and given there were two hen parties in they weren't the least bit flustered. Unfortunately it was two for one happy hour so the sharing porn star martinis were a must and were very...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Ruby Blue Saturday afternoon. The place was empty inside but a few people out on the balcony. It's a nice place to sit and enjoy a drink away from the bustle of London. You can go out on the balcony and enjoy...More

Thank Eastender6410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant as part of a Theatre Package Just off Leicester Square We had the Calamari & The the Ribs - Fantastic Quality & service & I would have no hesitation in returning The restaurant even had half price cocktails as it was...More

Thank lamptechonthenet
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
Nearby Restaurants
Angus Steakhouse
862 reviews
.01 km away
Chiquito - Leicester Square
1,777 reviews
.05 km away
Super Star Chinese Restaurant
192 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Leicester Square
1,283 reviews
.05 km away
Lego Shop
172 reviews
.09 km away
Leicester Square Theatre
117 reviews
.04 km away
Swiss Glockenspiel
44 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Maria S
How close is this accommodation to the city center? I am looking to travel to Milan for 2 nights and would like to stay as close as possible as I do not speak Italian. If this is not recommended as a good location do you know the best 3 star (4 star max) hotels that are? Thanks, Maria
10 February 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Maria, it's quite central but probably not the best depending on how much you want to spend. I visit London a fair bit so can help depending on your budget.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$52
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7287 8050
  • E-mail
Situated just off London's Leicester Square, Ruby Blue is a bar and restaurant where you'll find everyone from clubbers to theatre-goers or tourists to Londoners, soaking up that London atmosphere. When it comes to dining, Ruby Blue is deliciously on the case. Choose from an interestingly varied menu while you're entertained by a live pianist (Sat only). Tempting new dishes including the Chargrilled Lemon & Thyme Marinated Chicken & the new Sticky Chilli Lamb Rump served with sweet potatoes, yoghurt & coriander sauce. Finish with the indulgent Chocolate Fudge Brownie for a truly spectacular meal. Perfect for an intimate dinner for 2 or a fun party night. Sumptuous booths, a gorgeous restaurant and a luxurious lounge make Ruby Blue the ideal venue for a midweek hangout or weekend treat. Happy Hour at Ruby Blue: 17:00 - 20:00, all drinks, everyday!