The Toucan  

 
 
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19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D 3BX
 
 
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The ToucanThis 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 busy with tentacles of carousers often overflowing into the street, all the way down to Soho Square. As well as the food there is a spectacular collection of Irish whiskeys, sufficient to amaze even the most hardened whisk-o-phile. They also mix a fine list of delicious Guinness-inspired cocktails. Nowadays every pub and his dog is serving Magners cider, but The Toucan is possibly the only place in London selling it on tap. This is certainly not the place to come for a quiet bite to eat, and not for those who have an aversion to small dark spaces. However, it is the place to come if you want to combine drinking, dancing, revelry and a bite to eat.

 

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £121  35% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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10 Berners Street, W1T | 4 minutes from The Toucan
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16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Toucan
A smart, fashionably furnished yet traditional hotel in the centre of town with first-class service, The Bloomsbury Hotel is great value for money among the capital's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Basement Sate
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The Toucan, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Toucan
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21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The Toucan
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10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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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Pizza Pilgrims
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11-12 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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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Pierre Victoire Restaurant
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5 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from The Toucan
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23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The Toucan
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Royal Ballet: La Fille Mal Gardee
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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Toucan

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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Toucan

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Theatre | On 27th September 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from The Toucan

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Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Toucan

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from The Toucan

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Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Toucan

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Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Toucan

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Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Toucan

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