100 Wardour St Restaurant & Club

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A massive bar-restaurant bang in the middle of Soho.

With prices per square foot in Soho reaching ever more ludicrous heights, the D&D restaurant group (owners of 26 other prime spots in London) has turned its cavernous holding on Wardour Street into a high-end restaurant/bar/lounge/music club aimed squarely at well-heeled media types. No one’s going to miss mock-Cuban venue Floridita that was here before, though this big-but-slightly-bland replacement feels like a slightly missed opportunity to do something really exciting. After all, the site was once home to London’s rock ’n’ roll mecca, the Marquee Club.

The basement area, now 100 Wardour’s ‘Restaurant & Club’, still has a stage for live music. It was loungey jazz on our visit, though the programme stretches to pop and electro (all unknown artists). The extensive menu has an intercontinental flavour, from decent robata-grilled skewers (baby octopus, grilled corn-on-the-cob) to a crisp-skinned salmon with sweet harissa potatoes that was downright delicious. The kitchen puts care into the little things: top marks for a side of pak choi garnished with subtle lemon and chilli.

As the eye-popping champagne list suggests, this a place for belt-busting, diet-destroying client dinners. There was only one veggie option, but a gamut of calorie-stacked desserts. It’s all proficient, polished and pleasant, if a bit old-fashioned. And though there are plenty of places in Soho that are more cutting-edge than this, not many of them serve dinner right through to 2am. 100 Wardour Street: it’s hardly rock ’n’ roll, but we don’t mind it.

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100 Wardour St Restaurant & Club says
100 Wardour St is an exciting destination for drinking, dining and live music right in the heart of Soho.

In the basement is the restaurant and club where things are a little more louche, drawing on Soho’s spirit of fun and indulgence. Food is served until late alongside a fantastic cocktail selection, and as befits the venue’s history as the site of London’s iconic Marquee Club, there are DJs and live music five nights a week.
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By: James Manning


Venue name: 100 Wardour St Restaurant & Club
Address: 100 Wardour St
Transport: Tube: Tottenham Court Rd
Price: Dinner for two with drinks and service: around £115.
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Average User Rating

3.6 / 5

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Terrible experience. Started at the door with a very rude door man with a clipboard. Why this clipboard gives them the idea that they have power of who has the right to go inside is beyond me. They made me pay 15£ entry even thought had a reservation. Was terribly rude staff inside as well, overpriced drinks, crowded, loud. Would never go back


Taking over the old site of Floridita, 100 Wardour is a gold shimmery delight waiting for you to explore. The décor is photo worthy, the food delicious and the live band lifted the whole evening. The restaurant, which is located downstairs, was quite on a weekday night which led to several members of staff being overly attentive. The food was the winner of the night, in particular, the thyme chicken and chocolate and orange brownie which I would happily head straight back for. Next time, because there will be a next time, I look forward to enjoying a cocktail at the bar on the entrance level, which seemed buzzing and as I walked through was greeted by several friendly staff. Looking forward to heading back.


Wow! Possibly one of my new favourites. I had been told this place was great and now I can confirm why. The venue is just beautiful with Restaurant and Bar upstairs. But you can also choose downstairs where there is a stage for live performances. I recently saw Sophie Ellis-Bextor who was truly amazing. The staff here were so helpful and friendly it really made my night. I'm definitely keeping my eye on the events calendar and coming back! Do yourself a favour and do the same!


Not a bad club, but I'm just getting tired of the absolutely packed club scene in London. The music was lovely, I just wish I could've been left alone to dance, when instead everyone was constantly pushing and trying to make their way somewhere. Upstairs seemed a bit more spacious and less busy, but the smell of cigarettes from outside filled the place and it was too light...

Awful experience - definitely not a good place and should surely be reviewed as to where this place stands as a restaurant with their staff and customer service.

I don't know what is worse ; after being offered a table for dinner, halfway through our mains, one of the attendants was shouting that we should not been offered a table in the first place if we are having a main and desert or the fact after mains waiting for our desert we were told that they need the table. Had not even been in the venue for 50 minutes and that was the sort of treatment we experienced. The occasion was a client birthday dinner. How embarrassing and totally disrespectful of the staff to treat us that way.

I use to go to this place when it was called Floridita and never had such experience. The new people who run this place should definitely be shut down. Totally unacceptable when you spend money on a bottle of champagne, 4 mains and 4 deserts to be treated like this. If you are planning to bring people here for an occasion or client business forget it. It definitely won't be a memorable experience.


Got kicked out of my Christmas party for being drunk, I WAS ACTUALLY DRINKING WATER ALL NIGHT !!!! not a drop of alcohol but they insisted I was drunk. After explaining I was not drunk I was drinking there sparkling water fur the last 3 hours I was told to sober up for half an hour. On the plus they did wait for our party to eat and pay there bill before they treated you like crap. Never again !!!!


*Updated my review after a cracking night out at 100 Wardour just before Christmas. When I went before I didn't go downstairs! If you go - go downstairs. Live bands and an absolute riot (in a good way). Changed my opinion instantaneously and upped my rating to a 4 star.*

Good solid three stars for 100 Wardour and here's why. It's a bit large and vacuous but it's usually busy so that you won't notice. Staff are friendly and helpful and you can usually get a seat if you get in early evening. Live music plays often and when it isn't, the DJ set is pretty decent. Drinks are extortionate but hey, it's Soho, and they're well made and tasty. 

It's a bit of a place to "be seen" which to be honest I usually hate. On a Saturday night you'll see girls and guys dolled up to the max and it can be a bit of a rowdy crowd but overall I think it's a fun place and I'm not averse to going back. 

i went at 100 Wardour street last saturday for a dinner. i booked a table one month ago, and there should be an 30'/40' music live concert, but unfortunately there wasn't (but nobody gave me this information ).the guy at the reception called me with the hand, and not with the name, when the table was ready. the drinks was warm, and the second coke wasn't served with the bottle (hot) like the first, but directly in the glass from the tap. the food wasn't hot, and sincerely not really good. the music was anonimous, the dj not really cool. we speaking about 100 WARDOUR STREET. this club be a part of soho story. the customers are fashion, and they search a really night massive service and quality. wasn't a nice experience. sorry for my terrible english.


I visited the the lounge area of 100 Wardour Street and there is a very good chance I'll return.

The venue is large and spacious but feels comfortable and relaxing rather than vast and empty. All the tables have enough distance from each other that you don't feel packed in like a sardine as with so many places.

Although a lot of upper end establishment do not do happy hour, 100 Wardour have a great 6 at six cocktail menu. These cocktails are more on the adventurous side than most involving ingredients like white port, egg white chocolate, and but I like that. There were so good I can't even remember what they were called!

Food wise I went for the soft shelled crab which was breaded rather than battered which was different but very enjoyable. The steamed bun sliders with pickled cucumber did not disappoint either.

The music got a little too loud for me considering it was still early doors and who wants to shout whilst they're eating but that's my only gripe. 


100 wardour street ... What can I say that hasn't been said. Its a lovely place for dinner/drinks/live music with your meal...on Wednesdays in particular they have Latin nights and boy is it not a night to be missed!

Expect to be transported into the streets of Havana with beats which will have you up on your feet with or without the skill!

Its beautifully decorated and the bar is large! There were two huge floors from what I saw and both have bars and beautiful decor. Reasonably priced too


Welcome 100 wardour street, a grown up version of Florida which occupied this very space. Chilled music from a live DJ creates a relaxing atmosphere for the pre theatre diners , live music sets the tone for a classy dinner. A classy venue with fantastic service and ambiance. Course after course you are left questing it's great value. If you are s lover of decent portions of mouth watering food, you will not be disappointed. Out evening starts with a complimentary glass of Chandon to accompany the succulent robarta grilled pork 2 generous skewers of prime pork belly leaves you wanting more . We both opted to try the duck breast main accompanied by cabbage with bacon stack and some amazing fries on the side. Being a lovely warm evening in London, we paired this with a pale fruity yet sharp rose with a strawberry nose but underlying notes of exotic fruits and a hint of basil Dessert was an unexpected triumph which left me feeling guilty, a decadent portion of salt caramel profiteroles, pistachio ice cream and a rich dark chocolate sauce 3 courses pre theatre menus £60 for 2, cuvée John Paul rose £19, service £8,80 What a bargain, next time I am going to enjoy pawing over the sumptuous main menu. Go try it out for yourself

What a brilliant place! I love D&D venues anyway but this is a lot more of a party spot than their other venues. We headed down for dinner early on a Saturday evening and then stayed until way past our bedtimes as the vibe was so good. A belter.

Myself and a girlfriend did the bottomless brunch at 100 Wardour and had a fabulous afternoon. I chose the crispy fried squid to start which was a generous amount and my friend had the home smoked salmon, pea shoot & edamame flatbread . Both were exceptionally tasty! For out mains my friend had the seabass which again was so tasty and really well cooked and I had the slow cooked pork belly, grilled endive, salsa verde and it came with a generous amount of cracking which is my favourite! The place has a great atmosphere and would highly recommend! 

Probably the best place I ever been in London since last 4 years, amazing atmosphere, amazing food, I recommend that place so far !!


I have never liked this venue in any of its former guises mainly because the space is so big it feels like you're drinking in a warehouse and the former occupants struggled with the right interior layout to combat this. D&D however have managed to get it spot on and the venue has been transformed into a warm, welcoming and buzzing clubhouse which feels intimate despite the fact that it seats hundreds of covers. I've already been twice... for a date night in the downstairs 'Club' and a girls dinner in the upstairs, more casual, 'Lounge'. Firstly the cocktails are seriously good, probably some of the best I've had in London - I recommend the Smoking Scott. The food was great - highlights downstairs were the scallops and chorizo starter, tempura prawns and the ribeye to share, upstairs there is a great set menu (2 courses and a glass of wine for £20) which is amazing value - portion sizes are good, food is comforting and tasty. Live jazz is a bonus. So far, so good D&D.