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Ku d'état
Modern-day Soho institution on two rather pint-sized, intimate and sleekly decorated floors, entertaining a casual and subtly cruisy mixed but mostly male crowd since 2009 — 14 years after the birth of the original Ku in Charing Cross Rd. Located immediately south of Old Compton St — just look for one of central Soho's few rainbow flags dangling out front — with more clubby-like sibling bar Ku Leicester Square/Klub in nearby Chinatown [see entry]. Pronounced 'kew', not 'koo'. In late January 2014 the basement space reopened as lesbian den She Soho [see entry] and in February 2014 the main bar changed its name from 'Ku Bar Frith St' to 'Ku Soho'. Various greys and tans and a bleached wood effect define its summer 2017 makeover.

Tags: Mostly Men, 20-somethings, 30-somethings, 40-something, Lounge

25 Frith St (Old Compton St.)
London, England WC1D 5LB

(207) 287-7986
Mon to Thu noon—11pm; Fri and Sat noon—midnight (last Sat noon—3am); Sun noon—10.30pm


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