Shadow Lounge


In the heart of Soho lies the upmarket Shadow Lounge. It's the perfect place to go for a few cocktails, and to take advantage of the late night bar. The Shadow Lounge is London’s premier gay members-only bar, but if you can't afford the £350 membership fee, you can still visit by registering on the guest list in advance (or take your chances on the door!)

With emphasis on quality, service and comfort, The Shadow Lounge has been designed to make guests feel as welcome and relaxed as possible.

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Venue Details & Map

Shadow Lounge

5-7 Brewer Street
+44 (0)20 7317 9270
Public transport:
Tube: Piccadilly Circus


Event Facilities
Available for wedding receptions
Event facilities
Venue allows outside catering
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Shadow Lounge

4.0 out of 5 6 December 2015
by Louisa F.

I was dragged to the Shadow Lounge by a friend of mine who had been there before. As i trust this friend's taste to be the same as mine i walked in with confidence. I really like gay clubs for they have great tastes in music and decoration. And not being bothered by creeps is definitely a plus.

We paid £10 for the entrance. It's pretty ok for Soho. Imagine that you pay the same price to...more

1.0 out of 5 17 May 2015
by Robert N.

Douche bag central. The bouncers are above themselves and want to let twinks and coke heads to the front of the line. We had an ungrateful "sigh" when checking our passports.

As Guests in the city , avoid this place at all costs. The tab amounts depend among the bar tenders, as the same drinks are charged different amounts among each bar tender. Two single jack and coke can range from €11.50...more

4.0 out of 5 8 March 2013
by sjteasdale

Well shimmy up to those velvet ropes and pray you can schmooze the door staff because this is definitely Soho's best late night venue.

Vodka boats and copious cocktails are the Lounges claim to fame. You don't even have to check your attitude at the door as there is more than plenty of that flying around the newly renovated decor.

Hip and happening could best describe this night spot. Wall...more

3.0 out of 5 31 July 2011
by Heather D.

Recently renovated, the Shadow Lounge is wonderfully put together. With a small (under floor 70's disco lights) dance floor in the centre of the room, surrounded by a raised standing area, reserved tables as well as one lone pole for those who dare to dance you are bound to have fun. Bathrooms are the cleanest around (with very nice soaps/lotions).

Drinks: Cheaper than surrounding clubs but...more

4.0 out of 5 3 December 2008
by Matthew D.

This members club does actually allow nonmembers entry upon payment and is an extremely classy late night drinking den, regularly attracting the rich and famous â" recently I was there when Kylie appeared to the delight of the crowd who usually have to put up with Cilla Black dancing on the pole!

The club has a large dance-floor right in the centre with standing and seated areas circling it....more

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