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The Yard *

Popular Soho outlet for the non-glossy, rather knowing and subtly stylish
Full-on casual bar with two distinctly different spaces, including the outdoor and garden-like Courtyard, which is heated in winter and which gives this venue the buzz it's known for. Upstairs the Loft Bar provides quieter hanging-out opportunities, with leather sofas, coffee tables and a smokers' balcony overlooking the noisy courtyard below. In short, low-key but not dull, and more cosy than cruisy, though on weekends the cranked-up atmosphere is more in line with typical Soho bars. Linked with "sister venue" the Edge in Soho Square [see entry]. Opened 1995.

Tags: Mixed Gay/Straight , 20-somethings , 30-somethings , 40-something , Smoking Area , Outdoor Patio

57 Rupert St
London, England W1D 7PL

+44 20 7437 2652
Mon to Wed 4pm—11.30pm; Thu 3pm—11.30pm; Fri to Sat 2pm—midnight; Sun 2pm—10:30pm


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  • gwenluc gave this place *
    a must to start you night in Soho
    My favourite bar in london for its upstairs english pub feeling, and the great and "greenish"outdoor courtyard downstairs. Nice crowd around, feel free to smoke, however the bartenders aren't very friendly compared to other places in Soho, too bad for them, they loose on tips!

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