This ornate Victorian pub was built in the dying days of the 19th century. Now it’s Grade II-listed and run by Nicholson’s as a monument to mahogany and etched glass right by Oxford Street. Within, the unhurried sipping of quality ales might recall a quiet rural pub but for the turnover of tourists, all happy to have found a real London pub with an array of suitably eccentric little spaces to sit.
If you're looking to grab a drink in central London, Soho's wide range of pubs makes it the perfect boozing spot. If you're not sure where to start, here's Time Out's guide to the very best pubs in Soho, from well-loved staples like French House and The Lyric to more modern drinking establishents like the Blue Posts.
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