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Bar, British, Pub, Grill
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40-42 Glasshouse Street | Piccadilly, London W1B 5JY, England
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mono , Ontario
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176 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for our dinner on Sunday. I was looking forward to having the roast beef dinner, but although on the menu, they had none. I had the veal shank in shepherds pie and my partner the steak pie. It was good, service was friendly. My only complaint would be the state of the bathrooms, it is obvious no... More 

Thank Farmgirl_likestravel
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Traditional British pub with a wonderful 'real' atmosphere to it Food and drinks is great, typical British pub style Love it

1 Thank Frederik B
Truro, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Using the bathroom was like a bad joke! I wandered in to find the urinals flooded and out of order so used a cubical and turned around to wash my hands and was greeted with two flooded sinks. Both the signs on the urinal and the sinks looked like they'd been there a while. My fiancée also used the ladies... More 

Thank SeaPony77
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry for your experience at our pub. Unfortunately, we had a major drainage situation in the gentlemans toilets. We called our regular plumber but they couldn't deal with it so we had to call a drainage company so it wasn't a quick fix. We had closed off the toilets entirely, redirecting guests to the toilets upstairs however... More 

Hagerstown, Maryland
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211 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Great street environment for a pint after work. Busy area off Regent St near Piccadilly. Good cask ale selection and outside standing area.

1 Thank DeavBBQ
Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Classic central London pub near tourist sites but off the beaten track. Good selection of beer and near tube and restaurants. Not too packed either.

1 Thank peakdistricttravel
New Hartford, New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

It was a Friday evening and the happy hour crowd had spilled out into the streets and lingered until late into the night. After shopping until closing, my friend and I happened upon the Glassblower and thought with the crowd outside there would be no chance of getting a table. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the restaurant upstairs... More 

2 Thank EwigeWanderlust
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We popped in here for a pint and were greeted by a pleasant and friendly barman who was happy to recommend a locally brewed beer.

1 Thank lightningrider
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Alright, quite expensive, nothing to write home about! Cocktails overpriced and lack of variety. Menu good with vegetarian fish and chips.

Thank Emily W
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Nor can we. The pulled pork was almost non existent in our burrito, and the wrap of silver foil had been cut leaving particles of the foil in the food, which was mainly rice. A lovely surprise for anybody with amalgam fillings. And the nachos just had shredded cheese on top, no melting. Nice but ineffectual staff said sorry.

Thank Cbmosman
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Dear Cbmosman, Thanks for you review. I am very sorry for what happened to you, I understand that this has given you a bad experience in our pub, which is something it shouldn't happen at all. I have already spoken with our kitchen team regarding this and we are working together to avoid future mistakes like this. I would like... More 

Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Meet up here every year Wight mates from all around UK great atmosphere near the shops and lots of restaurants back in 2017 x

1 Thank Lorraine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 Glasshouse Street | Piccadilly, London W1B 5JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: 442077348547

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

Neighborhood Profile
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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