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On a recent visit back to London, I was drawn back for a quick visit to what used to be one of my most favourite bars in town.
I was pleased to find it looking so familiar still with that relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere. Truly...More
I went at a silly afternoon time so unsurprisingly it was mega quiet. BUT it was still very nice,
Clean and tidy. great atmosphere. bar staff / land lady ? very nice friendly person. really liked my visit... I needed a sit down after a...More
Great bar with good jukebox very friendly staff, good range of beers etc. Nice relaxing atmosphere. The walls are decorated with pictures of Debbie Harry, David Bowie, and many more music artists of the era. Will visit again on returning to the capital.
We came to Retro bar during London Pride 2018 following a recommendation from a friend, and were immediately impressed with the atmosphere. Good place to go earlier on before heading up to Soho. Will visit again when next in London
Visited here a few times over the weekend.
Saturday afternoon was very very busy. But large area outside with heaters too. Good retro music selection and great pictures on the walls. Drinks reasonably priced and bar staff friendly enough.
My only disappointment on my visit...More
This cramped bar was a bit of a squeeze, hence the title.
It seems to be aimed at a contemporary crowd with no regard for comfort, but then that might be to emulate the joys of travelling on the tube.
When you actually get through...More
Had a nice evening here for a friend’s birthday. It’s a two level bar but quite small. Fun decor. It was a hot day so really nice that it’s got air conditioning, which is England isn’t that common. Reasonable prices for central London.
Whilst this bar is a little off the beaten track I have always enjoyed my visits here. Prices are reasonable and it doesn’t scream “alco pop horror” like other gay bars. Tends to be more relaxed with a slower pace. A strong viable alternative to...More
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.