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Garlic & Shots

#10,476 of 17,358 Restaurants in London
#11,204 of 18,282 Places to Eat in London
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14 Frith St, London W1D 4RD, England
(020)-7734-9505
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very poor service

What a disappointment. Very poor service. Food was ok but the whole experience was ruined by the staff's attitude. Not worth it.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Paulo A
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Sao Paulo, SP
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

What a disappointment. Very poor service. Food was ok but the whole experience was ruined by the staff's attitude. Not worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went there for the first time on a Saturday night ( on the same day as gay pride day, so Soho was absolutely packed!) However we managed to get a table for 8 girls at 7, quite easily. The menu was amazing. Food was good also for those who wanted to eat. The bloodshot shot's were amazing. Think neat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Very small restaurant, but everything we ate was absolutely amazing. I had the King prawns that hung over a mountain of mango and garlic rice. So yum!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Was here with friends on a Saturday night for dinner and drinks. Still the same as it was when I started going here years ago. Table service for dinner was amazing, the staff were all very friendly and efficient. The food itself was great for the price. I had the chicken stuffed with garlic and herbs and my friend had... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The shots are great but #1 on the list is very spicy Best steak I have in London so far. EVERYTHING has garlic in it! The place is a little casual and only open for dinner.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Amazing place for garlic lovers and, in mu case, Sweden lovers. You can also drink a nice cold beer listening to some good hard rock. A little pricey, but worth! Ótimo local para qm gosta de alho e, como eu, da Suécia. Vc tb pode beber uma cerveja gelada ouvindo um ótimo hard rock. Um pouco caro, mas vale a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Used to go here a number of years ago and wanted to visit again for old time's sake. Wish I hadn't. Disgusting toilets, terrible, unfriendly staff with major attitude problems. On the upside, the food and shots were garlicky and good. But everything else brings it down. No atmosphere, seriously disappointing. Don't bother.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Its basically heaven for garlic lovers. Always wanted to go here. Only popped in for a quick shot but that had definitely left enough garlic running through my veins! Not the fanciest looking place but would go back to try the food.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Afer reading garlic and shots menu I thought...wow my sister and I would love this! Well....we was wrong! The staff and their friends seem to congregate behind and at the side of tye bar and just stare at us..this made us feel extremely intimidated. When the waitress finally came over.. We ordered 6shots with garlic and every single one was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is my first review I have ever written, my experience here was so bad I had to write something. I went there yesterday with a friend who recommend the place. The place was filthy, it smelt like a gents toilet after a busy night. Menus are laminated and with greasy finger prints of previous customers, which made me feel... More 

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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 $59
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Frith St, London W1D 4RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: (020)-7734-9505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $59
  • Cuisine: International
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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