The Friendly Society

4 out of 5 Based on 35 reviews

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The Friendly Society

79 Wardour Street
+44 (0)20 7434 3805


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4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Friendly Society

4.0 out of 5 18 March 2014
by Tristan J.

I once went to the Tate Modern to see an exhibition - one of those that you pay a little extra to see. One of the most memorable pieces of art I saw (and in fact have ever seen) was a garden shed, filled up with a lifetime of junk and blown up with explosives then put back together using wires to give an impression of how the shed looked a millisecond after the explosive went off. I remember...more

5.0 out of 5 11 April 2013
by Steven C.

I love the vibe in here. It's like you're in an underwater playground with seaweed made out of plastic garden flowers, and a sea of ken and barbie dolls on the ceiling.

They play cool music (first it was like brazilian lounge music, and switched into a pet shop boys marathon), it's a very low key lounge where you can chat with friends and cute decor. I think it is more hidden so drunk douches...more

4.0 out of 5 20 February 2012
by Louisa B.

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

4.0 out of 5 8 November 2011
by Tisha B.

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

5.0 out of 5 31 May 2011
by Phil P.

L. O. V. E. I. T.

I've been a few times and this is one of those love it or hate it kind of places. Friendly, diverse & gay-friendly crowd, decent drinks, fun music and yeah, a pretty silly interior... but silly in a very good way.more