Comptons of Soho

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Comptons of Soho

51-53 Old Compton St
+44 (0)20 7479 7961
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground


3 out of 5 based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Comptons of Soho

2.0 out of 5 25 March 2014
by Reid G.

Tourist? No. Don't go. The staff is friendly, but the patrons are snobby little London twinks. Even those who are over 30 and frankly, too old to be there, are snots. The uniform is some sort of Abercrombie ensemble (you must wear a shirt that loudly displays Abercrombie & Fitch)....I'm an American and let's face it...You don't wear A&F after the age of 28. Especially not after 30. I'll...more

5.0 out of 5 31 January 2014
by Ron P.

i'm a huge fan of this bar - it's soho - local and tourist - always friendly - always a good time. when i am in london - it delivers.more

3.0 out of 5 16 October 2010
by Lizzie G.

Come to Comptons for a gay old night, no seriously, it will be gay, and fabulous!

I can here for a quick pint after work one evening to meet a friend of mine. With pint in hand the pair of us scoured the bar for eye candy.... tumble weed. This pub is awesome, it a gay pub but it's also an old man pub. On a street of sex shops and 24 hour food places its a twisted slice of reality. The other...more

3.0 out of 5 3 December 2008
by Matthew D.

A bar truly for men who like their men manly, Comptons of Soho is a vital part of the gay scene, being one of the oldest bars in Soho.

Not the prettiest of bars, it attracts a predatory older crowd of bears, militants and the unkempt who position themselves downstairs for cruising or upstairs if their after a quiet chat or are already coupled up.

Monday night sees pints at under £2...more

3.0 out of 5 1 May 2007
by David J.

Situated in the heart of Soho's 'Gay village', Compton's has been an integral part of London's gay scene for 20 years and is now something of an institution.

This large, traditionally-styled pub is one of the few gay venues in central London to sell real ale, and it even has a 'Cask Marque' award for how well it is kept. There are two bars, one on the ground floor, and one upstairs (no real...more