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French House

49 Dean St., W1, London, England
+44 20 7437 2799
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The French House pub was the informal "command center" for the French Resistance during World War II. Today the pub hosts theater crowds.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
23 Apr 2017
“Best soho boozer”
5 days ago
“Phones called allowed only for staff..”
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49 Dean St., W1, London, England
+44 20 7437 2799
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really bad experience.. been served by velvet dress miserable young girl, no smiles, no thank you, no education. At this point I didn't really care, not all places can have proper staff apparently. The bad experience happened when she touched my gf shoulder telling her...More

Thank Victor A
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for a few years now with a well known family friend there, the bar is small but that's the best part and upstairs is nice and cozy, the food is amazing fresh mussels every day, and the wine selection is amazing....More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I went to this pub on a crowded Friday night with some friends hoping to have a few drinks and a good time. Our time at the French House ended very abruptly as I was approached by a tall man who asked me to come...More

Thank flo l
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Worst service ever by a bartender named: Maxine. She was rude, obnoxious and out of line to me and a client I invited, who was visiting from out of town. We ordered 3 rounds of beers and at the third round she said to him...More

Thank yaya1212
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Good feel friendly French pub popular with locals and quite busy lunchtimes and evenings - reasonably priced

Thank Mikey D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Always busy, always something happening, chatty, friendly, enigmatic, arty crowd. Beers, French wines and ciders. Great little snug tables upstairs and down, windows open in the summer, on Stewart drinking/smoking area. French flags flying. As an aside, I'm particular about my gin and tonic and...More

Thank Wonder_horse62
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I used to drink here back in the zeroes and liked its quirkyness if not the odd pretension of only selling halves. I drank wine as a consequence. The interior hadn't changed much, the photos of Bacon, Dudley Moore etc getting leathered are nicely assuring....More

Thank Owen M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Came here to meet a friend, had wanted to try it for a while. Went to the bar, the woman behind it couldn't manage any kind of smile and didn't even say one word to me!! No hello, how are you - nothing. Just a...More

1  Thank GoodbyeRatRace
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

After reading about this bar in TimeOut magazine, we thought we'd try it out on a Wednesday night. Great location right by the west end and a really trendy set-up over two floors. Cosy and arty vibe to the place with really cool decor. The...More

Thank JemmaMickles
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great place,have been visiting for about ten years, great characters, wine and staff always friendly. Feels local even though we only get to London from Yorkshire 3 or 4 times a year. So much has changed in Soho, hope this place never does.

Thank Jennifer D
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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