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The Social

Nightclub, Rock Club, and Bar · West End
5 Little Portland St, London, Greater London, W1W 7JD, United Kingdom
Open until 1:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 11:30 AM–Midnight
  • Thu–Fri
    • 11:30 AM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 6:00 PM–1:00 AM
Groups Only
Lunch, Dinner, No Bar Snacks
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. NFC Payments & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 99 votes

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  • What you need to know
    JBo T.
    "London's most fun night out is Hip Hop Karaoke on Thursdays!"(6 Tips)
    "... gravy and try all the cocktails, mostly old classics."(5 Tips)
    Nick L.
    "Sign up as a member to get drinks discounts."(3 Tips)
    Martin B.
    "drink while eating pie"(3 Tips)
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  • hip hop karaoke
  • cocktails
  • DJs
  • jukebox
  • wine
  • great value
  • good service
  • dancing
  • sandwiches
  • good for singles
  • pies
  • beer
  • mashed potatoes
  • music
  • comedy
  • tunes
  • berries
  • cherries
  • ghost
  • gravy
  • Sean H.

    £5.40 for 330ml bottle of cider?!

    Sean Hood · September 19
  • Tom E.

    Cool bar with regular events

    Tom Edmunds · May 10
  • Nick H.

    If you like antagonistic door staff, £5 to get in and American hops, this place is perfect.

    Nick Humfrey · March 19
  • Rylan H.

    One of my favourite bars in central London. Great music and love the concrete interior. But pricey unfortunately at £9 a cocktail - but good fun.

    Rylan Holey · March 15
  • Pieter W.

    Great staff, great music, pretty much an institution.

    Pieter Westerhof · March 10
  • Mathias G.

    Great spot! Lots of fun everyday.

    Mathias Granberg · October 26, 2014
  • @drhiphop

    Hip Hop Karaoke....this is the greatest karaoke experience of my life...not just radio hits, they got that real ish here

    @drhiphop · August 21, 2014
  • David R.

    Hip Hop Kareoke on a Thursday brought to you by the geniuses at Southern Hospitality. The best fun you can have in London on a week night, fact. Pray Brendan Carter is performing.

    David Rosenberg · March 24, 2014
  • Kevin H.

    Hip hop karaoke! Changed the game!

    Kevin Huber · January 17, 2014
  • Marc Q.

    Great place! Amd good concert with Panda Party!

    Marc Querol · December 16, 2013
  • Marc Q.

    Great place! Amd good concert with panda Party

    Marc Querol · December 16, 2013
  • Teresa W.

    hip hop karaoke is the most hilarious Thursday night idea ever. do not miss.

    Teresa W · November 11, 2013
  • Eszter

    The place to be on a Thu night for hip-hop lovers

    Eszter · November 1, 2013
  • The Tyler Group Hand and Gavel Social

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  • Bia P.

    Wednesdays dancehall reggae night! 3£ before 9pm ;)

    Bia Paiva · July 17, 2013
  • Mike F.

    Hip hop karaoke. Don't expect the lyrics on a screen for you though. I'll be there.

    Mike Fadunmoye · June 7, 2013
  • JBo T.

    London's most fun night out is Hip Hop Karaoke on Thursdays!

    JBo Tapes · May 30, 2013
  • james h.

    Get signed up!

    james hamlin · March 14, 2013
  • Sam .

    Indieklub i to etager.

    Sam 🎀 · December 2, 2012
  • DaBossLady

    Hyper crowded

    DaBossLady · November 15, 2012
  • Riccardo W. M.

    Now that i've been in london I understand why english people get crazy in spain: here party ends at 12.00

    Riccardo W. Mongelluzzo · August 14, 2012
  • Party Earth

    Arrive early, order food, and grab a booth upstairs next to the jukebox. It’s the best in town, and with songs by Franz Ferdinand, The Vines, Cherry Ghost, and other great bands - you can't go wrong. Read more

    Party Earth · June 25, 2012
  • Spin D.

    Check out Subsoul every Saturday with Spin Doctor, Jazzie B and Chris P Cuts

    Spin Doctor · June 17, 2012
  • Evening Standard

    Madd Raff Wednesdays - Promises to be the funniest thing you can do all week, with the added benefit of leaving you looking good, too. Arrive before 10pm and you’ll receive a free manicure. Read more

    Evening Standard · May 11, 2012
  • Fleur J.

    wifi 1122334455

    Fleur Julie · April 27, 2012
  • Georgina O.

    The berry daiquiri is one of the best drinks I've ever had in my life

    Georgina O. · March 14, 2012
  • Annaliese L.

    Best Thursday night in London.

    Annaliese Lockhart · February 21, 2012
  • Dominic S.

    Awesome bar. Great DJ and a cool atmosphere. I'd recommend the 'Old Fashioned' cocktail any day.

    Dominic Smith · January 26, 2012
  • Sophie P.

    hip hop karaoke every Thursday is amazing fun. Every rhyme from Wu Tang to Will Smith. Amazing crowd and tunes till 1am :)

    Sophie Paluch · November 25, 2011
  • BarChick

    The Social feels a bit like you're walking into a chic urban eighties ski bar. Stuff yourself full of delicious pie, mash and gravy and try all the cocktails, mostly old classics. Read more

    BarChick · November 22, 2011
  • The Cultural Exposé

    Hip-hop karaoke on a Thursday can get ridiculously packed - but it's good fun, and it's free!

    The Cultural Exposé · November 3, 2011
  • james h.

    @hiphopkaraoke every thursday!!!

    james hamlin · October 27, 2011
  • Spin D.

    Don't miss SubSoul every Saturday! Residents Jazzie B, Spin Doctor & Chris P Cuts playing a blend of soulful party sounds old & new!

    Spin Doctor · September 10, 2011
  • University of Westminster

    Come here for lunch or after a hard day studying

    University of Westminster · August 18, 2011
  • Tonic Music

    Split over 2 levels, with a basement for late night dancing. Ross Allen's Social Meltdown every friday is a winner. Read more

    Tonic Music · June 2, 2011
  • Natalie B.

    Absolute tunes! Awesome vibe! Intimate, sweaty venue! Love it!

    Natalie Bellis · April 1, 2011
  • B-Better Hiphop Company

    Hiphop karaoke is in the building every Thursday, and is a fun rap-a-long for all!

    B-Better Hiphop Company · March 23, 2011
  • james h.

    Hip hop karoake every week!! Thursday get here early!

    james hamlin · September 17, 2010
  • Seb B.

    Jeager bombs!

    Seb Bench · June 25, 2010
  • Blaise G.

    Ask to sign up as a member and get 2-1 on beer and wine until 8pm.

    Blaise Grimes-Viort · June 10, 2010
  • Maria A.

    Great atmosphere and inexpensive drinks. Gets very busy in the evenings even during the week.

    Maria Assia · May 5, 2010
  • anwar n.

    order the jamaican mule!

    anwar nuseibeh · April 28, 2010
  • Nick L.

    The best place to get drunk in London. Sign up as a member to get drinks discounts. Known for their legendary pies. Seen some pretty awesome bands here over the years.

    Nick Levine · March 25, 2010
  • bella a.

    go on a Wednesday night for really lovely comedy. funnie funnie. Read more

    bella acton · February 16, 2010
  • Alex C.

    Best fishfinger sandwiches in central London.

    Alex Connor · February 10, 2010
  • Martin B.

    drink while eating pie

    Martin Beauchamp · November 6, 2009
  • James B.

    get the membership card to get discounts.

    James Banks · November 4, 2009
  • James B.

    Go to the social and get the membership card to get discounts on drink.

    James Banks · November 4, 2009
  • The Tyler Group Hand and Gavel Social

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