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Waxy O'Connor's Pub

#565 of 18,254 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , British
14-16 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DD, England
+44 20 7287 0255
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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14-16 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DD, England
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I popped into this pub this evening whilst meeting up with some family. Understandably, it was quite busy for a Sunday afternoon, but we managed to find a spot near the bar. The place sure does look amazing, and seems to go on forever! It's...More

Thank Rebecca D
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for the nice review. Please come back and see us again soon, maybe for some live music on Sunday night? Kind regards, Sean

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We watched the springboks Ireland game here and the atmosphere was awesome even though the boks got thrashed. The place is set up really well and is huge inside with loads of tvs, definitely good for any sport!

Thank Grayson E
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed the game. Please come back this weekend for more Rugby Internationals. Kind regards, Sean

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Wow wow wow you would never believe this place was a couple of minutes walk from Leicester Square. It is very Irish but very for everyone. Very traditional but very stylish. From the tree in the middle to the ornate wooden carved ceilings. A large...More

Thank Fred F
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello Fred, Thank you for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed all that we have to offer. Please come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Sean

Reviewed 14 November 2017

No families allowed, over 21’s only! We went in with our 8year old son for an appartife before dinner it was 5pm, only to be told it’s over 21’s! We’ve been in here before with our son for drinks! The place was dead not a...More

1  Thank Christina H
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review, I'm sorry that you did not read the condition of entry that is on display at all the entrances stating we are an over 18's venue. This information is also on our website and in all email communications. This...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were in London to see a show near by. My husband had been here a few times before. From the front it looks quite small . But it goes down a few levels. With another bar at the bottom. Quite dark but lovely decor....More

Thank Caryl C
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for the great review. Please pay us another visit the next time you come up from Woking. Kind regards, Sean

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

From an Englishman in London I stopped frequenting London’s fashionable West End about 20years ago as full of idiots, very overpriced and crowded. Was meeting a few pals last night in Chinatown, went to Waxy’s, stood at the bar whilst waiting for my two friends...More

1  Thank JocalLondon
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for your inaccurate review. It is necessary to remove certain tables and chairs at peak times to avoid bottle necks and to enable customers to move freely through the venue. This was explained to your group with plenty of advanced noticed, however,...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We came as a group for a friend’s birthday. It’s a bit like a maze inside and the phone signal isn’t great so it took me a while to find everyone! The atmosphere was good and although it was busy the bar service was quick....More

Thank UKtravelperson
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for the great review, I'm sorry there is no phone signal, however the Wifi is excellent. Please come back soon. Kind regards, Sean

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Wow. I looked this pub up on trip advisor before I even got to London because I love this chain. DO NOT GO TO THIS PUB. I regrettably left another great pub "the admiralty" at Trafalgar Square excited and hungry and wanting to watch some...More

1  Thank Ryan S
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hello Ryan, thank you for bringing this to my attention. I'm extremely sorry to hear of the cold reception you received on Sunday. It is very out of character and I'm disappointed this happened. Please can you contact me direct so we can come to...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We discovered this wandering around before we went to a movie.Looked great from the outside and a little gem inside,amazing decor think it’s built around a tree! Great place for a drink,loads of nooks and crannies,expected to see a hobbit or 2 run by,would go...More

Thank Tracy Y
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hello, thank you for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. The next time you in keep a look out for the hidden Leprechauns. Kind regards, Sean

Reviewed 25 October 2017

It's a pub. Near Leicester Square. It sells beer and shows sports. It's a good central place to meet friends. Oh and it has a tree in it.

Thank NickyTwoHats
Sean D, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hello, Thank you for the nice review. Please come back and see us for some great Irish autumn international action. Kind regards, Sean

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dawnjennings11
17 June 2017|
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Response from Lizald5 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure - sorry. There are a lot of stairs internally but not sure about the access.
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Maddi S
5 September 2016|
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Response from Pauly1975 | Reviewed this property |
Mate, this place is super busy at the weekend but it's also really expensive. There are much better places than this nearby! Have a look around!
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cazistar
15 July 2015|
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Response from Glendola Irish B | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your query! You can take a look and download our menus on our website. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7287 0255
  • E-mail
Description
Irish pub with 4 bars over 6 floors linked by a maze of staircases and passages. We have live music four nights a week plus Irish trad sessions on Sundays. With 6 big screens throughout the venue, we're the perfect place for watching your favourite sporting event including Rugby, GAA, Champions League and the Magner's League Ideal for after work drinks, Christmas functions, parties or entertaining clients. We also work closely with tour operators arranging group bookings with set menus available. .
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