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The Penthouse

No.1 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NA, England (Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue)
020 3588 1100
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Ranked #12,303 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Mon 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Pacific Rim
Neighborhood:
Soho
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

It's a very cheap, tacky and over priced place!! Firstly they have hundreds of men outside asking you to come in and then as we were inside it was such an uncomfortable atmosphere. The drinks were very expensive too! Nothing positive to say about this place. Also when in the elevator they don't drop you to your floor they clearly... More 

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Dorset
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I've only been here once and will never go again, as I felt totally mugged off from the moment I walked in. I undertand that places in central London are likely to be more expensive than average, but this place is just robbery. I paid £8 to get in, we were directed to the 8th floor, there was no DJ,... More 

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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We last visited this place mid 2012 and last reviewed it on 28th September 2011. I had been speaking at a function and husband said he would take me for dinner at the Penthouse. Well what a disappointment! We have been to this restaurant several times in the last few years and although in recent times it has looked a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Awful, awful, awful place - I cannot believe there are even any positive reviews here....Complete lack of basic respect for customers. Did not know of this place before going there. We were charged 20 pounds each to go to the nightclub (no receipts given). 2 choices, either take the elevator or climb 6 flights of stairs, no crowd control (the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Not worth the money, went in with 6 people, two left within 20 min it was that bad. Putting tops in the cloakroom is compulsory (as is the huge queue to put them in), even if you have seats you are sitting on which you can put them on. Drinks cost about twice what they do in most London clubs.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Visited here recently as part of a large group and will definitely return. A great location and fabulous views from the top terrace. If you visit London try to make this one of your stops.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Like all clubs in this area, the prices could be a little more reasonable, but the venue itself is nice and has three floors with views of London.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Having a daughter who lives in London certainly has it's advantages. We get to see places that we would normally not know about. The penthouse is just off Leicester Square and is on the 7th floor. It has a balcony for you to go onto and the view is amazing. You can see the London Eye, the Shard, Houses of... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

After being persuaded in by a chap on the street offering 2 4 1 cocktails, we decided to give it a go, and once we reached 'the penthouse' it seemed ok. After finding some seats we chose our cocktails and I went to the bar to order, only to be ushered back to my seat by an over enthusiastic waitress... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

After changing location for a meeting I had with a high profile client my colleague recommended this place, although dubious about the other reviews I had read on here my colleague assured me that our client wouldn't forget the experience. This one time I have eaten my words. I was gob smacked, met outside by a lovely northern girl who... More 

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Additional Information about The Penthouse

Address: No.1 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NA, England
Phone Number: 020 3588 1100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Asian, Pacific Rim

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