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Garlic & Shots

14 Frith St, London W1D 4RD, England (Soho)
(020)-7734-9505
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Ranked #11,279 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $59
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: International
Neighborhood:
Soho
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I don't like beer, but I love the garlic beer served at this place. Sounds unique? Well, unique is the key to this whole place, as everything contains garlic and you can always ask for more, but not less. If you are keen on trying the famous Swedish Meatballs, then get a load of these. Two massive, pure meat, garlic... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Liked the sound of this so went in to try, the place was dark, dingy and grubby then after having drinks whilst looking at the menu my hubby used the gents bathroom and then said we couldn't eat here as it was far from clean. (understatement ! ) I agree with "oldrunnerExeter" the staff could do with cheering up, not... More 

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Exeter
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Arrived with an open mind, left unimpressed. The beer is just ok, the garlic beer a real let down, just a garlic clove squeezed into 'ordinary' beer. Wide range of shots, some quite interesting, some bland using poor quality spirits. Food not too bad but the staff could do with cheering up and looking enthused. Won't return.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I took a couple of friends who were visiting from South Korea as I'd been to Garlic and Shots in the past, both in Stockholm and London, and it seemed like different and interesting place to take them. I'd thoroughly enjoyed the food the last time I was here, having had the exact same meal, so I thought nothing could... More 

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Camden Town
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

How the hell did that place get the group of positive reviews recently?!?!-Bit suspect that!!! If you want to drink shots and get hammered then go here...right that's the positive stuff out of the way... Went here for some late night food...service was ok.-They(staff) seemed more interested in talking amongst themselves!!! The food was nothing short of shocking.-That bad, that... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We enter to have a burger and a beer. In the menu the place states clearly that plates ate all with gerlic. We Anyway we change our mind after ordering 3 plates becouse we had their garlic beer and understood we will not be able to have so much garlic. They understood and did not charge.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Who doesnt like garlic or shots?! This place is underrated! Good shots, good vibes, good people. I do wish the shots were a bit more affordable, since I always want more and the portions are small. But I love to drop by there in between all the posher soho bars.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a place with great atmosphere and music. It's not some boring posh club so don't expect it to be overly neat. We had some shot- the Garlic Chilli Shot was very good. We also had food which was delicious- -Crayfish Nachos were exquisite - they make their own nacho chips:) -My husband really enjoyed his Chilli Beef and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Looking for a drink and a bite to eat with friends last Friday in Soho we tracked down Garlic & Shots in Frith Street. I'd heard mixed reviews about the place...personally I loved it! Unpretentious, kooky and not for the 'garlic faint of heart' (as you might expect from the name). I tried the Garlic Beer, and it was very... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Went here for drinks but didn't have the food We all had a blood shot, I ended up having a few as everyone else couldn't handle them!!!! we sat in the 'crypt' with the coffin table and told ghost stories. Love the music, love the darkness, love the drink.

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Additional Information about Garlic & Shots

Address: 14 Frith St, London W1D 4RD, England
Phone Number: (020)-7734-9505
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 59
Cuisine: International

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