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Comptons of Soho

51-53 Old Compton Street, London W1D 6HN, England
+44 20 3238 0163
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Attitude!

Called in for a drink this evening- downstairs staff were good. Guy on upstairs bar looked... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Travelledwell59
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London, United Kingdom
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
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London, United Kingdom
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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!
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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51-53 Old Compton Street, London W1D 6HN, England
Soho
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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

2  Thank Travelledwell59
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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

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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.

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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!

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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

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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

6  Thank Ray M
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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

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were celebrating my birthday and my girlfriends first time leaving our 5 month old with family. After a nice dinner at planet Hollywood we were looking for somewhere to get a drink and finish off our night. Every bar in the area seemed to...More

2  Thank Sam R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice bar with a lot of nice people. There is not a lot of seating on the ground floor. Upstairs there is a bit more seating place and seems to be a bit cosier. Drinks are good, but we did not find anything to...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Comptons has always been a favourite on a visit to London. It's comfortingly the same, yet has kept up with the times. The decor is a crazy baroque, decadent, blinged-out ,victoriana pub, yet populated by some tremendous eye-candy. It's a place where the men come,...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Comptons of Soho is a very nice gay pub The staff is very friendly and polite, a prevalently crowd of mature people frequent place but in general there is a very good mix of ages. The drinks are not so expensive and on mondays they...More

2  Thank Gaetano L
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MattEvans17, General Manager at Comptons of Soho, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for your great review!

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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
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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
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