Waxy O'Connors


In the heart of the West End, Waxy O'Connors is like no other bar and restaurant you've ever visited. The extraordinary interior has some amazing features including cathedral like timber carvings, stained glass windows, beautifully tiled floors and the trunk and branches of a giant preserved beech tree. Within this are 3 bars and 6 different levels linked together by a warren of staircases and passages. Waxys stage regular live music and promotions, and show all the top sporting events on a big screen.

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Venue Details & Map

Waxy O'Connors

14-16 Rupert Street
London Chinatown
+44 (0)20 7287 0255
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 125 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waxy O'Connors

5.0 out of 5 15 May 2016
by Rieke L.

Amazing!! What a cool bar! Seems so small from the outside but it's huge. Lovely people, staff and good sing a long music. Moderate prices for that area as well. Definitely gonna come back to this one!more

4.0 out of 5 5 May 2016
by Caitrin O.

I came here with my friends after getting turned away from Experimental Cocktail Club because one of our group was wearing flip flops (whoops). We wanted a bar that we could get into that wasn't horribly touristy, so Alex S's review convinced me to check out Waxy O'Connor's- and I am glad we did!

This place is quite the experience. It is gigantic, with tons of different winding underground...more

4.0 out of 5 14 March 2016
by Georgia J.

This bar is huge and spans street to street! It is usually quite busy and I find they never have enough bar staff which is frustrating, and depending on your luck some of them just don't care about working speedily, so get 2 drinks at once to save trips to the bar. You can hire private rooms for events which is usually my reason for going.

I'm a particular fan of the quirky mirrors in the...more

4.0 out of 5 19 February 2016
by Jessica H.

Waxy o'Connors is good fun. The music is varied and sometimes live, the vibe is chillaxed and then gets a lot livelier as the night goes on and there's enough room to dance!

The decor is on point - where else in London have you seen a tree in a pub? It's also big enough (there are three floors) that you don't get trampled on or don't spend your night waiting at the bar to order drinks. Having...more

4.0 out of 5 31 December 2015
by Livi S.

Oh my how did I only make it to this place earlier this month! Where the hell have I been living?! Under a rock?? Honestly, total mistake! It's soooo cool! I'm biased because I love Irish people, but what a damn good night out this place is!

I went on a Friday night and they had a live music set on which was great. Some of the songs weren't what you could say Irish and a bit poppy, but who...more

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