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The Spice Of Life

#1,360 of 17,680 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Soho
Bar, British, Pub
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6 Moor Street, London W1D 5NA, England
+44 20 7437 7013
Today
10:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place to meet my mates. I drink lager and they can drink their real ales. Lovely staff. Wonderful background music. Real chill pub,with history. Shame they put a film on the Windows. Always liked to see who was walking on either side of the pub. Still good.

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Thank Stephen A
Kastrup, Denmark
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very crowded in the evenings, but worth a visit! McMullen is one of the better breweries, and the bar has also a wide range of gin and other spirits. They also have live music. Staff is well very friendly, even when the place is crowded.

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Thank Thomas J
Reading, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our drinks while standing for the entire time as the pub was full. Very good varieties of gin . Staff are very professionals. Highly recommended for the West End Theater fans going for a drink or two before the show.

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Thank samiremile
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed yourselves and our Gin selection. Hope you had fun at the theatre. Many thanks. More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here for a quick pre theatre drink before seeing the Harry Potter play. Very busy but had a great ambiance and prices much better than the Theatre. The pub was decorated nicely for Christmas and the staff friendly. A warm atmosphere and well worth visiting.

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Thank nsmith50
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Great stuff! Thank you for your review. Most appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your visit to us. Hope you enjoyed Harry Potter. Look forward to welcoming you next time you're in the area. Thanks again. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to eat here as we were staying at the Z hotel over the road and having spent all day on our feet couldn't bring ourselves to walk any further. We were unsure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised at the choice of food and the quality. We opted for 5 starters for £20 which represents good value... More 

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Thank Pete S
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We're glad we could be of service after your action packed day. Hope to see you on your next visit to London. Many thanks. More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just met friends for pre Christmas drinks. Such a lovely traditional pub with a great atmosphere, warm and friendly staff. Decorated in a traditional fashion with ornate huh ceilings.

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Thank CarolC1960
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Great to hear such positive feedback. Makes it all worthwhile especially around Christmas time. Hope to see you again soon. Have a great New Year! More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat here in the spice of life as I type this. Gorgeous food, excellent choice of drinks, staff very attentive and friendly. All round a good venue for a bite to eat. Oh and a happy girlfriend.

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Thank bally1978
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Glad you both had such a good time. Hope to see you both again. Happy new year! More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing I love more than a decent wine glass and these guys have some! I think it has been recently returned as the interior was a lot nicer than I recall, but maybe I'm wrong. All in all a nice warm pub with some outside seating and a downstairs too. Perfect for pre-theatre. But that also means it... More 

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Thank Adam B
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review. You are right, we have indeed had a recent refurbishment. Glad you noticed. Hope you had a great Christmas. Look forward to your next visit. Many thanks More 

Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here very impressed staff very helpful Like the decor nice and clean Will be returning next time in London

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Thank Phil J
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Great stuff. So pleased you enjoyed and thank you for your review. Hope you've had a lovely Christmas. Happy new year! Till next time. More 

Reading
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This pub in smack in the centre of London, I visited prior to a lunch at Ronnie Scott's and couldn't believe how quiet it was. A selection of decent pints and the prices weren't out of the world either. We popped back in after the show, and the place was still pretty empty for some reason

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Thank Paul C
Spice_Soho, Manager at The Spice Of Life, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our pub. Most appreciated! You must have picked the one day this December that's been reasonably quiet. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit though. Hope to see you again. Merry Christmas! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Moor Street, London W1D 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 7013

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Staying in Soho

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Soho
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 most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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