Old Compton Street

Old Compton Street

Soho
  • Walking
  • Neighborhood
  • Cultural & Historical
  • City Tour
  • 3-5 hours
  • Any time

The center of the LGBTQ community in London, this road in Soho features many gay bars, restaurants, boutiques, sex shops (Clonezone, Soho Original Books and Janus), tea rooms, bakeries and cafés. In 1999, the Admiral Duncan pub had a neo-nazi bomb attack aimed at its gay customers, leaving three dead and many injured. The pub was reopened painted in pink and purple and flying a large rainbow flag. Down the road, the Prince Edward Theatre has attracted crowds for years with musicals like Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins and Miss Saigon.

View deals

Old Compton Street, London, United Kingdom

General impression
Good
LGBT-friendly
Excellent
Andrew has been to and reviewed Old Compton Street

Added 2 years ago

  • London expert badge

    Earned the London expert (Level 8) badge!

St Martin's Lane Hotel

  • Boutique hotel
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Hotel Cafe Royal

  • Luxury Hotel
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Charlotte Street Hotel

  • Luxury Hotel
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Wagamama
0.9 km
Wagamama
1 review

  • Casual
  • Japanese
The Ivy
0.4 km
The Ivy

  • Fine Dining
  • British
Palm Court Brasserie

  • Café or Bistro
  • French
Rupert Street Bar

  • Bar
  • LGBTQ
The Yard
0.3 km
The Yard

  • Bar
  • For Men
The Hospital Club

  • Other
  • LGBTQ-friendly