For a more laidback option, enjoy a pint at the Duke of Wellington, a traditional London pub that attracts a slightly older (30 plus) gay crowd. The atmosphere at "the Welly" is friendly and drinkers spill out onto the pavements in the summer months. A great place to soak up the Soho atmosphere!
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Venue Details & Map
The Duke of Wellington
77 Wardour Steet
St JamesLondonW1D 6QA
- +44 (0)20 7439 1274
- Public transport:
- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
As a bear of the world, having worked in Paris, Milan, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Budapest, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, I went to this bar in London. Several of the bartenders talked down to me because I was an American and really treated me like a second class citizen after spending money there several nights in a row, and good money, including nice tips for the...more
You're average SoHo Gay bar. Has decent drinks, prices are alright, can be very packed at nights (Thursdays espc), cliente more laid back which I enjoy.
Tables could be cleaned more often and the bathrooms... Well, the ones at Rupert Street next door are not far but always clean!more
I don't go to gay bars often, but I do enjoy visiting once in a while when I'm traveling. My friend and I found this place right away by the colorful rainbow flag hanging outside. (An obvious sign of a gay establishment!) We came here during the weekday on a lovely afternoon and had a great time. Drink specials were a good value. The young bartender was surprised that I tipped him well, but...more
The Duke of Wellington was one of the most expensive bars of the night. It was a good old fashioned type pub / bar with a good mixture of people and music. On a hot night you can stand outside the bar.more