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Players Bar & Kitchen
The Arches Villiers StreetLondonWC2N 6NL
This place is a bit of a hidden gem despite it being packed on a Friday night.
It's perfect for when the pub is closed but you aren't ready to go home yet.
Friday night sees Alex on the piano. He will play anything you request and knows all the mainstream songs. You are encouraged to sing along with him - just don't put your drinks on the piano!
It's free entry and the place is open until...more
Ready to take a fun retro trip to the 70's and 80's with an exceptionally good piano player/singer and an energetic, entertainting crowd that knows all the words to songs of that era - even though they were probably born after them? This is the place - and it's worth visiting regardless of your age.
A Brit friend and I were headed to another place on Villers on a Tues. (wish I could remember...more
The Players Bar and Kitchen is the restaurant attached to the Charing Cross Theatre. It has a really lovely menu and always seems to be buzzing with people. This can be a little confusing if you're there to see a show and believe everyone else in the restaurant to be seeing the show too yet they're relaxing as the bell for the theatre goes off! We had the chicken which was cooked to perfection...more
We came here for dinner because we were seeing a show around the corner at the Playhouse Theatre and the reviews and menu looked good. So I booked us a table. When I arrived, they had a giant sign on the table stating it was reserved for me, so that was a nice touch. They have free wifi, but neither of our phones wanted to connect very easily.
Foodwise, I had a chicken liver parfait to start...more
Villiers street isn't short of your after work water holes. Everywhere you turn there's always a bunch of people standing outside having a drink which adds to the enjoyable hustle of a Friday night in London. I love it but sometimes you want a place that's a bit more chilled where you can sit and actually talk to the person you're with.
When I first came here, I thought it was a little...more