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The Lyric Pub

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) #2,578 of 18,119 Restaurants in London £ , British,
37 Great Windmill Street | Soho, London W1D 7LU, England
+44 20 7437 3983
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub
37 Great Windmill Street | Soho, London W1D 7LU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic pub. Small and relatively intimate with great choice of cask and craft beer, friendly staff, (what looked like) great food and a loyalty scheme that sees every 10th pint free. The pub is owned by the team who run various exemplary taverns in SW...More

Thank Diptych
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My husband and I visited the restaurant and the bar on 2 separate occasions. It seemed like a nice place for get a beer and food. Nice atmosphere, decent service, great food, great location near piccadilly circus

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

They have free Wi-Fi and good beer. That's what I needed. But really, the food is nice, the atmosphere it warm. Take a break, have a good Cider or beer and carry on the trip.

Thank Erez E
Reviewed 9 May 2017

can't understand the fuss about the bearded man - he is one of the nicest, most attentive pub people i have ever had the pleasure to meet - all of the staff are fabulous. it's not really a football pub so maybe that's why matey...More

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We accidentally had the privilege of meeting The "infamous bearded man. "What a delight. He ended up personally waiting on us. Maybe we had no problem because we weren't a problem or rude. The food was good so was the beer and I would definitely...More

1  Thank Diana B
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Upstairs dinning and the beer variety is fair. Food was really nice and the service quite quick. It's not too big so it might be worth making a reservation, we were lucky to find a table.

Thank Claudiu M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The infamous bearded man strikes again. Dropped in to watch Man United vs Chelsea on the television, maybe get something to eat. By the time the match started, 80% of the people in the pub were there to watch the game. Five minutes in, still...More

2  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years but the new manager is appalling - telling the customers to be quiet, asking them to 'shush' .... really?!!! This is a central London pub and nobody was being loud. One to avoid from now on if you want to...More

3  Thank MDinLondon
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

One of the first places I've been when I moved to London. You wanna try good beer out of the "normal" choices?? Go there! Since day one I feel like at home. A place that you must go!! 5*

1  Thank brunodolores
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Beers merely ok and the place itself is fine. The bearded Scottish barman however is a disgrace to the service industry. Rude, petulant, childish and arrogant. Having read a few of the previous reviews, I'm now shocked to hear that this charmless man-child is the...More

6  Thank BigBlueBertha
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Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Wendy M
what time do you finish serving food on a friday night pls
18 August 2016|
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Response from Seamus N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not working there, but kitchen is opened until 22:00, Sunday 21:30 :)
Is this a family friendly pub at lunch time
24 November 2015|
Response from Ellyb1 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely upstairs where we sat which was very nice and had a fireplace. I think that at lunchtime the main part would be fine but it was an after work crowd in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Great Windmill Street | Soho, London W1D 7LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 3983
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