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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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  31% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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 Toucan
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £131  21% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Toucan
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | Same location as The Toucan
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Norman's Coach & Horses
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29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from The Toucan
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Tesco Finest Wine Bar
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147 Wardour Street, W1F | 2 minutes from The Toucan
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8 Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from The Toucan
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1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
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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147 Wardour Street, W1F | 2 minutes from The Toucan
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20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Toucan
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
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104 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from The Toucan
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159 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 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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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
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
5 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Toucan
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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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London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from The Toucan
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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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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23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The Toucan
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London Pavilion 6 minutes walk from The Toucan

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British Museum 8 minutes walk from The Toucan

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