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Old Compton Street

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London, England
+44 20 3238 0163
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This Street used to be fun and happy. Unfortunately time change. I have been told two look after my... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Disappointing

Ordered 2 battered sausage and chips to go; the sausage was truly awful, the chips very average... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Chris B
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1 Nov 2017
“Alive with people!”
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“Busy area”
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London, England
Soho
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Street used to be fun and happy. Unfortunately time change. I have been told two look after my watch, mobile and wallet many times cause people could steal it. It became very noisy and quite dirty. Overpriced for what it is and quite dangerous,...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 battered sausage and chips to go; the sausage was truly awful, the chips very average. Overpriced and poor tourist trap.

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were enjoying yet another walk through the central London are and this day we concentrated our activities in the West End. After visiting Leicester Square and strolling along Shaftsbury Avenue, we eventually made our way into Old Compton Street. Having visited this street during...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great area to visit for theaters, and many bars and restaurants. Always busy. Venues to suit all tastes.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Visited a few times during my visit to London. great crowd. Go upstairs for a little bit quieter crowd. Full bar and beers on tap. a few beer pumps on ground floor. Also near a few other pubs so great to walk around.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Come into Old Compton Street quite a lot. A couple of decent gay bars here and a good choice of restaurants on this street and adjoining ones. Very busy and lively on Friday and Saturday nights. Sunday is a bit quieter and can be more...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Named after Henry Compton who raised funds for the building of nearby St. Anne's Church in 1686. Settled by French Huguenots exiled from France and given refuge by Charles II in 1681. In 19c haunt of Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine and headquarters of Wombswell...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is Soho and the centre of the gay community. There are a lot of gay bars here as well as some nice restaurants and pubs. A vibrant area worth a visit.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

One this was a mixed thoroughfare where all sides of SOHO came, a restaurant a cabaret, a adult shop and a off licence, gving non-local a states depending which direction they head Not any longer, it feels quite drab as SOHO migrate to the tech...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

After a matinee we wondered around looking for a comfortable and pleasant pub and we found Compton's on Old Compton Street. It is a gay pub but you would not notice that at first with so many people of all genders and ethnicities. We went...More

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