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Garlic & Shots

14 Frith St, London W1D 4RD, England (Soho)
(020)-7734-9505
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Ranked #10,714 of 17,213 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
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Soho
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Soho
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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94 reviews 94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It is a bit tricky to know where to go when entering this cool place. If you just want drinks head right through the restaurant on street level. Head straight ahead for the backyard seating - pretty neat. But head downstairs to the basement for the coolest experience! Spooky, ooky, cooky! Creepy basement bar but awesome! We were here on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

One of Soho's wierdest combinations, but a very good one. Would recommend coming here for the shots rather than the food- there is a huge shots menu, which will leave you mortal. Try the Tony Montana. The garlic chilli shot will ensure that where ever you go for the remainder of the evening, you will be treated as a garlic... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I'd heard stories of friends getting crazy on the garlic shots in the bar area before, and as my girlfriend and I are both garlic lovers, coming to Garlic & Shots during our stay in London seemed the most obvious choice. First and foremost, the service was excellent throughout. Food and drinks arrived promptly and we were given apologies when... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My daughter challenged me to the six shot challenge - We entered the crypt and shared our shots with creature's from the crypt. The extensive menu of shots was impressive, however don't leave without trying the garlic chilli shot!! Lots of fun and very friendly staff.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was looking forward to this place and was deeply disappointed. It was deadly quiet, dirty and the staff were not the nicest people, very unhelpful. We did not experience the food so I could not comment there, but is not a place for a drink. The bar is in the cellar which is dark and damp so we went... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We love this place, it's so different to a lot of the other restaurants London has to offer. It does have a very gritty, dirty feel to the place but that's part of its charm to me. The food is always fantastic and the staff always pleasant. Yes, there is garlic in EVERYTHING, even coffee and beer! Not to everyone's... More

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