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5 Best Pubs to Visit in Soho, London

On a trip to London? Here are the 5 best pubs to visit in Soho, London. If you are near Piccadilly Circus or Oxford Circus, you shouldn't miss these pubs.

Soho, W1, exists within the boundaries of Oxford, Regent, Charing Cross and Shaftsbury. It is situated in the centre of four underground stations – Oxford Street, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, and Tottenham Court Road.


Soho has 48 of the finest pubs in the London. If you fancy a nice cocktail or a craft beer, Soho’s pubs are the best for you. The colorful pubs in Soho make the area popular destination for nights out and parties.

It is difficult to find them as they are located in tiny streets. So, The London Wine Competition 2018 brings to you the 5 pubs in Soho you must visit.

  1. White Horse

White Horse Pub in Soho, London

Image: White Horse Pub in Soho, London

The White Horse is located in the heart of London on Newburgh Street. Nicholson’s Pubs are known for their unique style, exciting stories and wonderful personalities, and the White Horse is one of them. This wonderful pub was rebuilt in the 1930s with a stunning exterior.

The White Horse is a pub serving up the aromatic gins, finest real ales and traditional fayre. Apart from drinks, it also serves food – breakfast, main course and dessert.

Address: 16 Newburgh Street, London, Greater London, W1F 7RY

View on map: White Horse

Tel: 020 7479 7971

Tube: Oxford Circus

  1. Shakespeare’s Head

Shakespeare’s Head Pub in Soho, London

Image: Shakespeare’s Head Pub in Soho, London

The Shakespeare’s Head is a traditional British London Pub located just off the Seven Dials. It was established in 1735 and was named after the owners, Thomas and John Shakespeare.

This is a very lively venue attracting people of all ages. It offers the finest selection of local ales, 14 sausage varieties, 10 flavours of mash and 4 tasty gravies. They serve a fantastic range of beers, warm red and crisp white wines and spirits.

Address: 29 Great Marlborough Street at Carnaby

View on map: Shakespeare’s Head

Tube: Oxford Circus

  1. The Shaston Arms

The Shaston Arms Pub in Soho, London

Image: The Shaston Arms Pub in Soho, London

The Shaston Arms is a traditional London alehouse. ‘Shaston’ is the old English word for the Dorset town Shaftesbury which is named in many Thomas Hardy novels. It is just a short distance from Blandford Forum, the town that has award-winning Badger beer.

The Shaston Arms serves an exquisite collection of cask and bottled Badger beer, white wines, red wines, rose wines, sparkling wines and Champagne.

Address: 4-6 Ganton St, Soho, London W1F 7QN, United Kingdom

View on map: The Shaston Arms

Tube: Oxford Circus 

  1. The Old Coffee House

Tha Old Coffee House Pub in Soho, London

Image: Tha Old Coffee House Pub in Soho, London

The Old Coffee House is a warm and friendly public place with craft beer from Leyton microbrewery Brodie’s.

Address: 49 Beak St, Soho, London W1F 9SF, United Kingdom

View on map: The Old Coffee House

Tel: 020 7437 2197

Tube: Piccadilly Circus

  1. The Sun & 13 Cantons

The Sun & 13 Cantons Pub in Soho, London

Image: The Sun & 13 Cantons Pub in Soho, London

The Sun & 13 Cantons is a Grade II listed public house at Great Pulteney Street. This pub has been operated on this site since 1756. It was once the hub of Soho-based films in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.

They have a wide range of astounding spirits and a wine list including crisp white wines, fruity rose wines, red wines and top-class champagnes.

Address: 21 Great Pulteney St, Soho, London W1F 9NG, United Kingdom

View on map: The Sun & 13 Cantons

Tel: 020 7734-0934

Tube: Piccadilly

The 2024 London Wine Competition results are out! View the list of winners here.

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