The Kings Arms Soho

The Kings Arms Soho

The Kings Arms Soho

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23 Poland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1F 8QL

Today: Jivin' Julie's Bearaoke - Every Sunday

A gay bar since 1982, and going strong 40+ years later, Kings Arms is known as one of the most LGBTQIA-friendly places in Soho. It's the bar of choice for London's bear community.

On Fridays and Saturdays, guest and resident DJs spin the decks and the legendary Beareoke, which has been going on for over 25 years, happens every Sunday

The bar serves a large cask ale selection as well as ciders and spirits.

Weekday: 4PM - 11.30PM Monday to Wednesday. 12PM - 11.30PM Thursday. 12PM - 12AM Friday

Weekend: 12PM - 12AM Saturday. 1PM - 10.30PM Sunday

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Hung my back pack under the table where I was sitting and it got stolen by somebody who was clearly quite experienced at doing this. Fortunately I didn't have much in it but I could have lost house keys, money, phone, whatever... Bar staff said they would inspect CCTV and report back to me, but I never heard anything from them. It seems this kind of thing is not uncommon here--when I left, I noticed a very small sign on the wall saying 'This is a crime scene'. A more honest place that cared about its customers would surely have had a larger one warning us to take care of our possessions because of possible thefts.



Visited one afternoon September 2017, ordered pint of pale ale, shocked at £5.30 price, one person in there, music was really dated sounded early 1900's, don't go if you want to meet people, up to date music and fun, wont go again.

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