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The Duke of Wellington *

Men drink here
Nothing out of the ordinary to say about this perfectly fine Soho corner pub. At its most extreme it's borderline-leathery and casual-sordid. Can become buzzy and busy, with a crush of men often seen outside sipping pints as they clock and cruise the passers-by. Overlooks the stage door at the back of the Queen's Theatre. Somewhat complementing 'The Welly' in terms of clientele is the more frisky-sleazy but less happy-go-lucky Comptons [see entry], which can literally be crawled to in just under 30 seconds. Busy Lady Bingo on Tuesdays as of August 2017. Previously called the Rat and Parrot, the pub went gay on 11 September 2001.

Tags: Mostly Men, Bears, Cruise Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Pub/Tavern, Smoking Area, Outdoor Patio

77 Wardour St
London, England W1D 6QA

(207) 439-1274
Mon noon—midnight; Tue noon—11pm; Wed to Sat noon—midnight; Sun noon—11.30pm


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