79 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1D 6QG
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Out with a friend on a busy Friday who was determined for me to see this place for myself
As per the below reviews I was slightly skeptical about having to travel down a dark set of stairs into the unknown, especially given this place is sandwiched by peep shows and porn shops!
We queued for about 10 minutes so I expect a small pokey place with barely room to breathe! However it wasn't...more
I really love this quirky bar. It's down an alley in Soho. But don't worry, you won't be arrested for having a good time here. This downstairs bar plays some really awesome tunes, think the best of the 80s mixed with a bit of the hits from today.
The decor is amazing. My favorite is probably the lesbian jungle poster on the wall near the loos along with the booth at the side of the bar...more
I had no idea this bar existed. Later my boyfriend told me it had been there for years! Any way, went in for a after dinner drink with a friend and like everyone else I noticed the Barbie dolls stuck to the ceiling. It seemed quite chilled and pleasant. The only thing my friend didn't like was the fact that the bar did not accept American Express. I did't like the fact that it shut at...more
Go down the street, take a right into the alley, and look for the beefy bouncer standing next to a small neon blue sign.
So those were the directions I was given to find Friendly Society. A little concerned? Yeah try an almost certain feeling I wasn't going to be coming up those stairs again. Oh yes, once the bouncer lets you through (after casting an appraising eye over you), you gotta head...more
I didn't realise that I'd been here until I read a review mentioning Barbie dolls on the ceiling. Suddenly the memories came flooding back.
As a flamboyant straight girl with a plethora of gay friends - aka a drama graduate - I find myself in gay-friendly bars and clubs on a regular basis. Some are far more inclusive than others and this one does exactly what it says on the tin. It's quite...more