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London's flagship lesbian bar now enjoys a bigger and brighter venue with longer opening hours. Spread over three floors the Candy Bar boasts a cool lounge bar upstairs and a small, always packed clubroom below stairs. Gay men welcome as guests.

 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  42% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £239  42% off
50 Berners Street, W1T | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
Slick design, statement furniture and modern fittings, this is what you get from the Schrager-Starck design partnership. From the funky lobby and the bar (very busy ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  22% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Candy Bar clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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Akbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
It sounds magnificent - décor based on the Indian Architecture of the Moghul period – but despite creating a fantastic, discreet atmosphere Akbar isn’t breaking any ... More
 
 
 
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Tesco Finest Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
147 Wardour Street, W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Tesco's top end finest* wine range, which has been awarded the accolade of 'Own Label Range of the Year' for three years on the trot ... More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
The Candy Bar, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from The Candy Bar
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
The Candy Bar, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
 
 
 
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Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 7th January 2018
The Candy Bar, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Popular lunchtime spot in the heart of London's media industry, Soho Square is located at the centre of Soho and provides a ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its current ... More
 
 
 
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Candy Bar
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Candy Bar
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Unit London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
147 Wardour Street, W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Founded in 2013 by two young artists, Unit London was born from a desire to break down the barriers of elitism and ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Candy Bar
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Lazarides Rathbone
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
11 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Candy Bar
Steve Lazarides' Rathbone Place gallery spans just under 4,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, studios, and offices in a five-storey Georgian building. Home to ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Candy Bar
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Scribbler
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
104 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
If you're getting cheesed off by the wearily trite drivel that appears on cards these days this ultra-modern, trendy card shop stocks a whole raft of ... More
 
 
 
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The Eye Company
London > Shopping > Eyewear
159 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
A massive range of contemporary sunglasses are available at this hugely hip little store in the heart Soho. You can hands on some seriously colourful ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
143 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Soho is becoming rather blessed with a wonderful array of food destinations, and we're not just talking restaurants. The most recent is ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Thai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
27-28 St Annes Court, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Thai cuisine. Part of the Thai Square Group. ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Pilgrims, Soho
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
11-12 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Pizza Pilgrims James and Thom Elliot have made a name for themselves for serving excellent Napoli-style pizzas from the back of Piaggio van. From August 2013, ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from The Candy Bar
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 7 minutes from The Candy Bar
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from The Candy Bar
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Candy Bar
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from The Candy Bar
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from The Candy Bar
... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The Candy Bar
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Candy Bar
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
 

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Osvaldo Chacon Y Su Timba
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Hear Me Raw
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Daniella Isaacs' autobiographical account of one woman's journey through the dirty world of clean living, directed by Rosy Banham....More

Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead
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Outlandishly funny multimedia comedy and new voodoo from the mind of the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and three-time Chortle Award ...More

Tim Key: Megadate
Comedy | Until 21st October 2017 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

The award-winning comedian, performance poet and actor engages in autumnal wistfulness as he mixes pithy verse with storytelling....More

Mat Ewins Presents Adventureman 7: The Return Of Adventureman
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Multimedia mayhem with lots of audience interaction loosely hung on an Indiana-Jones style adventure plot, including spoofs of video games ...More

Ivo Graham: Educated Guess
Comedy | Until 21st October 2017 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

After an eventful year off (got a new laptop, etc), the boy's back in town with resolutions galore but less ...More

The End Of Hope
Theatre | Until 11th November 2017 

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Rufus Wright and Elinor Lawless star in David Ireland's comedy about two strangers, who are poised to have a one ...More

Aditi Mittal: Global Village Idiot
Comedy | Until 28th October 2017 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

The trailblazing Indian comic and star of A Beginner's Guide To India mixes topical stand-up with frank talk to explore ...More

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100 Wardour Street 2 minutes walk from The Candy Bar

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The Cameroonian bassist and vocalist brings a melange of jazz, funk and world music to the stage with his band....More

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