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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. 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

+44 20 7439 1274
Mon to Fri noon—midnight; Sat 11am—midnight; Sun noon—11.30pm


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