We've hunted down the best people in the know, who can share their insider tips on Soho in our new series Soho Suggests.
Discover what the locals have to say about their favourite places in London’s most vibrant destination. Explore their tips on the best spot to pick up a coffee, where to shop for trainers, late-night cocktails, alfresco hangouts, most interesting historic spots and more. This insider guide might give you some suggestions to try when you are next in Soho.
Angelos - SOMA Soho Bar Manager
SOMA Soho is our newest cocktail spot in town, and this week we caught up with Angelos, SOMA bar manager, in light of London Cocktail Week, to give you his top picks on the streets of Soho. If you are looking for somewhere cozy and classy with some strong cocktails, SOMA should be next on your list with their evergrowing list of elegant and tasteful cocktails. Angelo has been in managing the bar since it opening in September and he has worked hard to make it the chic spot that it is now. Stop by for a quick tipple while in SOMA while you ponder over where to head to next this evening in Soho. Find out Angelo’s go-to places in the city with this week’s Soho Suggests.
Best place for dates: Bar Termini
Old school yet modern, an ode to classic Italian drinking culture perfect spot for an after office date. With a great selection of spirits and well-executed drinks, the attentive but approachable staff makes it an ideal spot for a date.
Best gimlet in Soho, (maybe in town): SOMA Soho
"It’s not me that says that, just the 99.8% of our guests." A gimlet that requires to be a case study, the outcome of only two ingredients (Ophir spiced gin and Curry leaf and lime cordial) has turned out to become the new favourite drink of those who have tried it so far. Inspired by the Kricket group's history and heritage, it takes perfect advantage of the balance of these aromatic Indian ingredients.
Best panini: Bruno’s!
Located in the heart of Soho, Bruno’s panini travels you back to London in the ’70s with the classic ambience and aesthetics but the smell of toasted bread, and cured hams go straight to your belly. Fast service and an old school attitude make it the perfect lunch break.
Best stout beer: Toucan
Just around the corner, Toucan bar is so famous for its stout beer serve that even movies were filmed there! It’s rumoured that it has patented the serve with the outcome being the most creamy, frothy delicious beer you can have today!
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