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The Dog & Duck

#91 of 1,268 Nightlife in London
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Address: 18 Bateman Street | Soho, London W1D 3AJ, England
Phone Number: 020 7494 0697
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You will find The Dog and Duck in Soho London within a short stroll of Dean...

You will find The Dog and Duck in Soho London within a short stroll of Dean Street, Greek Street and Frith Street - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Dog and Duck is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

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Cosy diningroom upstairs

I had a fish & chips dinner with a beer. The upstairs dining room is cosy, beautiful, quiet. Service is great. Food was good. I will definitely come back here on a next visit to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
NadineV1965
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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Excellent customer service terrible value for money. The barman saved the day but the food quality wasn't good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The atmosphere of the bar is great and is a nice neighborhood pub. Upstairs the food is good, not great. My fish and chips were a bit soggy, but the cod was good

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Thank Larry S
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Visited this lovely old pub, to see the tiles, and found it very welcoming and interesting. There are tiles with the Dog and Duck on them, and the back tiles are very old, and Minton. Staff were very friendly, we were introduced to the manager outside, they made i memorable for us. Thanks

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Excellent food and service in heart of Soho The best fish and chips we had tried Definitely worth to visit when you in London

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I had a fish & chips dinner with a beer. The upstairs dining room is cosy, beautiful, quiet. Service is great. Food was good. I will definitely come back here on a next visit to London. The downstairs bar was packed and noisy.

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Thank NadineV1965
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a quaint,cosy little pub in the heart of soho, when we came across The Dog & Duck. It is a very traditional London pub. Not much in the way of seating,but we were luckily able to secure a seat. Really good atmosphere inside. Good selection of drinks. Didn't eat,but noticed that there Quaint Cosy Little Pub... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Soho is a bit of a wasteland for decent pubs. This is a nice bolthole. Friendly staff and good atmosphere make it a great meeting up spot. Although small it always offers a good range of well kept beers. Basic washrooms with no soap.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We booked a meal for 2 people for 12 noon on a Saturday, arrived about 10 minutes early and were told "the waitress isn't here yet and probably won't be here in time for your booking as she is always late"!! We had a drink in the bar which was very traditional and very busy but nice. The waitress turned... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Have been to this pub several times when I was in Soho, but did not notice they had had a surprisingly quiet and decent restaurant space upstairs, that I dined with my mates this time. A conspicuous contrast with the very busy and bustling air in the pub downstairs. Fish and chips were quite nice, very meaty and not expensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Another pub ticked off from my Camra book of heritage interiors. Very busy but eventually got a seat. Several . American tourists eating . Ale not bad, although I'm not a great fan of Fullers London Pride. Lovely atmospheric tiled interior with decorative etched mirrors. Service was with a smile. Small drinking area outside. Upstairs dining room looked nice. A... More 

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