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Imperial

#7,069 of 18,401 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
5 Leicester Street | Soho, London WC2H 7BL, England
+44 20 7437 6573
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good54%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
1 week ago
“Great beer and good value specials”
3 weeks ago
“Nice pub”
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5 Leicester Street | Soho, London WC2H 7BL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

49Very much the "traditional English pub" just off Leicester Square. Good ales. Plenty of seating (though a bit worn out and in need of a refurb). Food is prepared on site and reasonably priced. Note the lunchtime specials which offer some popular dishes at significant...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good food. Pot pies are tasty and some good beers on tap. The kids ate everything on their plates. Prices are pretty fair too. Good place if it’s late and need a bite to eat.

Thank damiend0g2013
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

It’s a busy pub - not easy to get a seat but worth holding on to once you’ve got one! Fast and friendly service, massive choice of drinks - food looked good (huge portions!) Great for a pre theatre drink or before something tasty in...More

Thank Drumaqueen_MW
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Been here a few times now. We visit London a couple of times a year and we usually end up here for lunch or dinner or both. Th staff are friendly and the food is good. It is an old pub and ladies g as...More

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Thank Jennifer W
Mark M, General Manager at Imperial, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Wanted a meal before Queens Theatre Show, Les Miserables. Having never visited China Town we had a walk around great atmosphere, decided on the Imperial a very welcoming greeting. Husband had the gammon which he enjoyed very much. I had the beetroot and cheese pie...More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went in for some food with the kids who have food allergies. Although the staff were helpful, they are unable to sell anything other than what the menu states as it is all pre-portioned. Our children have many intolerances. Just wanted Scampi and a plain...More

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I had seen a few pubs in this chain offering the Lamb Shank Pie and opted to try it here. It was ok if not a bit wish you washy under the crust. It was however tasty. My other half had Cod and Chips and...More

Thank Skintbloke
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were looking for somewhere close to the Prince of Wales Theatre as we were going to see Book of Mormon. We found The Imperial just off Leicester Square and it was busy. There was an outside seating area that was packed but there were...More

Thank ChuckSid
Reviewed 16 February 2016

First for the good: Quiet bar, looks nice in the inside. Great location. Large food portion. The bad: Warm poor tasting beer, food had no flavor and most importantly "terrible service!" The bartender/waitress barely spoke English. Seemed like she was new, confused or both. Didn't...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 February 2016

food is amazing camwith friends and the pulled pork was the best ive tasted outside of a bbq joint Staff where very friendly and although they didnt have any bitters to make a bitter shandy every thing else was above par will be coming back...More

Thank Perry B
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Soho
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Leicester Street | Soho, London WC2H 7BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 6573
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