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The Sun & 13 Cantons

#5,349 of 18,244 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, ,
21 Great Pulteney Street, London W1F 9NG, England
+44 20 7734 0934
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 Great Pulteney Street, London W1F 9NG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second trip to Donnelly's pop up at the Sun & 13 Cantons, a delightful pub in the heart of Soho, and what a delight it was again! The pheasant dish was an exquisite taste explosion, and I cannot fault any of the many and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the afternoons its a great place to catch up for a chat, but in the evening it gets busy. The service never waivers however and is always friendly and efficient. One of my favourites.

Thank Balks36
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The day before my trip down to London I was emailed a voucher for a free pint by Fuller's brewery, so I popped into this pub to redeem it. There was no quibble from the staff, who were friendly and efficient. The pub is an...More

Thank Jeff1903
Pascal B, General Manager at The Sun & 13 Cantons, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Jeff, We're glad you decided to stop by during your trip down to London. Happy to hear that our staff were friendly and efficient, two values that we hold highly. Our beautiful building and our music history are both so integral to our character....More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Passed this pub when visiting central London and decided to give it a shot. Was drawn in with amazing pale ales served on tap. Brewdog brewery is always a winner. The food served is from a pop up kitchen. And it is amazing. The roasted...More

Thank Emison S
Pascal B, General Manager at The Sun & 13 Cantons, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Emison, Thank you for your feedback and compliments. We're so glad you decided to stop in when visiting the area. We pride ourselves on our selection of changing beers and our excellent pop-up residencies. Donnelly's Restaurant have been serving up a storm in our...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018

Joined a couple of friends here for a meal on Tuesday night mid September to try Donnellys' guest residency menu. Turned out to be the best meal I've had in London in about 2 years. And extremely reasonably priced on top. Started with the mackerel...More

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here last night as I had heard Donnellys have a guest residency. The food was unbelievable. There were four of us so we had pretty much everything on the menu, spiced chicken, fish tacos, deep fried hazelnut crumb Ogleshield we had the lot...More

Thank Mollie T
Pascal B, General Manager at The Sun & 13 Cantons, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Hi Mollie, Thank you for writing a review of our pub - we are so grateful for your feedback. Donnelly's Restaurant's food is truly fantastic and we couldn't have described it better than you have yourself. We agree with George Bernard Shaw that, “there is...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Last night I visited The Sun and 13 Cantons in SoHo, London where Donnellys now have a pop up restaurant. The food is really excellent with an interesting and varied menu, tapas style if you want or bigger plates served too. The atmosphere in the...More

Thank victoria872
Pascal B, General Manager at The Sun & 13 Cantons, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Hi Victoria, We're so glad that you enjoyed stopping by our pub for some amazing food by Donnelly's Restaurant. We are constantly blown away by their incredible dishes. We pride ourselves on the variety of brilliant chefs and restaurants that we are fortunate enough to...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The Sun and 13 Cantons came highly recommend by a Malaysian friend. I was even told that the food was better than Rasa Sayang, which I was very sceptical of. Booked our table in advance (I recommend this) and today, we were not disappointed. We...More

Thank John W
Pascal B, General Manager at The Sun & 13 Cantons, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Hi John, Thank you for reviewing our pub - we really appreciate your lovely comments. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the wonderful food created by Aunty Mary and Wild Serai. We're very proud to be able to showcase such delicious and authentic...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

We came to The Sun & 13 Cantons for lunch and when we arrived it seemed like any other pub in Soho/the West End. Unfortunately the drinks were pretty expensive though (£4.90 for a bottle of beer), I suppose this is a standard Central London...More

Thank GC5187PL
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is a great pub with a great feel to it. All of the people in there seemed very friendly and were in there to have a good time, which is good. We met our son in here before going out for dinner and all...More

Thank TheZyklist
Pascal B, Manager at The Sun & 13 Cantons, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Hey Warren, Thanks for leaving such a lovely review for our pub. We're really grateful that you enioyed coming by the pub for a few pints! We pride ourselves on our atmosphere and the customers who make it that way. Hope to see you again...More

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $25
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Great Pulteney Street, London W1F 9NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 0934
  • E-mail
Elegantly restyled, The Sun & 13 Cantons draws on an eclectic mix of global influences - boasting Parisian-style interiors, world beers and hosting a variety of cuisines from curated pop-ups. The universal language of music speaks loudest though, with famous DJ sets making this Soho’s most vibrant bar.
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