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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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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  32% 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
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 Prince of Egypt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th February to 12th September 2020
The Candy Bar, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from The Candy Bar
With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film to the Dominion stage. Journey through ...More
 
 
 
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
The Candy Bar, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Pretty Woman: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th February 2020 to 2nd January 2021
The Candy Bar, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 5 minutes from The Candy Bar
Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West End with ...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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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The Candy Bar
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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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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BOWLS
London > Restaurants >
27 Saint Anne's Court, W1F | 1 minute from The Candy Bar
Plates... they're so... flat. You know what isn't? Bowls. Prepare to be bowled over (sorry) by BOWLS, the first restaurant from Russian born Zarifa ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Grace Campbell: Why I'm Never Going Into Politics
Comedy | Until 18th February 2020 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

The daughter of former Downing Street Press Secretary Alastair Campbell spins yarns from her childhood and days as an activist, ...More

Omid Djalili: A Strange Bit Of History (Work In Progress)
Comedy | Until 22nd February 2020 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

The artist presents a storytelling piece recounting mystical experiences, astonishing claims, adventures and tragedies set against the backdrop of tumultuous ...More

After You
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2020 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

In 1961, Hannah's mum, Angela, was in the Australian premiere production of The Sound of Music. The expectations of her ...More

Olga Koch: If/Then
Comedy | Until 18th February 2020 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

The 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee tells a love story through the medium of computer programming....More

Annie McGrath: Shepherd.
Comedy | Until 18th February 2020 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

Sarcastic wit and one-liners from the millennial comic, as she considers male toxicity, consent and sheep herding....More

Lucy McCormick: Post Popular
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2020 

Soho Theatre 1 minute walk from The Candy Bar

Following her genre-defying smash-hit, Triple Threat, Lucy is back to crawl through the annals of history in this enthusiastically humiliating ...More

Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins
Theatre | Until 29th March 2020 

Prince Edward Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Candy Bar

Zizi Strallen stars as the practically perfect Mary Poppins in Cameron Mackintosh's musical production which returns to its original West ...More

 
The Sunset Limited
The Sunset Limited
Theatre | Until 14th March 2020 

Boulevard Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Candy Bar

A London premiere from multi-award-winning novelist Cormac McCarthy - known for The Road, No Country for Old Men and Blood ...More

 
Come From Away
Come From Away
Theatre | Until 23rd May 2020 

Phoenix Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Candy Bar

Christopher Ashley directs the UK premiere staging of the Tony Award-winning musical about the residents of a small Newfoundland community, ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 17th October 2020 

Sondheim Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Candy Bar

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 

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Exhibitions | From 14th October 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Completing the 2020 exhibition programme at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Woman in the Window looks at ...More

 
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Sporting Events | From 19th February 

Coal Drops Yard

A crazy golf course inspired by the King's Cross rave culture of the '80s and ...More

 
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One of London's best pancake spots all year round, Ask For Janice is putting a special menu for Pancake Day with both sweet and savoury options to choose ...More

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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
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