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
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app


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


3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Shadow Lounge

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

2.0 out of 5 31 December 2012
by Tim S.

It's not an exclusive club at all. When I've been I've seen all kinds of riffraff inside. It's dingy and the layout is weird. It's never busy either. Rubbish.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

3.0 out of 5 28 November 2009
by Thomas A.

I've always been told this was a hard bar to get into, though in the past two weeks, I've encountered several emails and events that offered free guestlist for this place, so it doesn't realllly seem so exclusive. I popped in after an event that I went to because they made a list for us, and I was a bit surprised to see how small it was. We claimed a little alcove, which, yeah I guess was...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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