Admiral Duncan is a gay pub situated in the heart of Soho. They have a juke box that plays 80's and 90's music and gets very busy on a Saturday night. There is no seating so it's very friendly and a great meeting place.
Venue Details & Map
54 Old Compton StreetLondonW1D 4UD
- +44 (0)20 7437 5300
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
Top 5 reviews of Admiral Duncan
One of the best, most historic, and important Gay bars in the UK. It's small but perfectly formed. Ignoring the importance behind the history of the bar, the staff are all incredible and friendly to all. on top of that you get top class entertainers, largely drag artists, every night. There's never a dull moment in the Duncan! more
I dig this bar. Cozy, friendly, decently priced drafts and well located. Good tunes on the jukebox too. Also, not gonna lie, I totally have a crush on one of the bartenders. It looks like they have some cabaret shows and stuff going on different nights, but I've yet to check those out. I probably will, though, as an excuse for checking out something... er, someone else. more
I really like this place - full of a real community vibe and always has great acts on. Big fan of the fact it doesn't turn away non-gays. Was in there recently and the diversity was spectacular. It isn't the biggest - but you can easily spend an evening there, it's pretty cheap. more
The Admiral Duncan is a gay bar in the Soho area of London. It was a site to a bombing in 1999, an attack against gays. There is a chandelier that is a memorial to those who were killed.
This was actually the bar that had the cheapest drinks that I noticed in London. They had a drink special of only 2 pounds for a list of mixed drinks. Most beers were 4 pounds throughout our time in... more
The Admiral Duncan was my favorite pub to visit during the week my husband and I spent in London. It's kind of small and can get crowded, but the people we encountered were very friendly.
This was our first stop on our first night when we went out to explore SOHO's nightlife. I'm not much of a beer drinker so I asked the bartender to give me a pint of what the locals drink, and he did not... more