Manto (London) Reviews
Description:Old Compton St, Soho.
Newest Review: ... and a busy bar and then it happens. the boys notice that there are rather a lot of men looking 'together' dotted around the place and throw a wobbler. Reverting to the caveman technique of grabbing hold of as many of us girls as possible and avoiding all eye contact at all costs! Why is it that straight men believe that gay men will instantly pounce on them if they let their guard ... more
Customer Manto (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 23/07/01, updated on 09/06/02 (Very useful, 154 readings)
Picture the scene if you can. My friends and I are falling out of a bar, at closing time, in Leicester Square on Saturday night. We need to be on the last Tube but we haven't seen each other for a while and it would be really nice to have just one more drink. Covent Garden one way, Soho the other and we are stood arguing about where to go (and wasting that precious last drink time) on the street corner! Suddenly someone has a cunning plan and begins walking. The arguing rabble slowly follows almost without realising and shortly we are stood Manto on Old Compton St outside Manto. The tall glass doors are letting Roger Sanchez's 'Another Chance' ... Read the complete review
by - written on 09/06/00, updated on 09/06/00 (Useful, 39 readings)
Hyped as THE place to go this summer on Old Compton Street, it does not disappoint. Sure the beer may be slightly warm on occasions, and a tad pricey (nearly £3 a pint), but hey wait till you get a load of the scenery! The bar is built on three floors. I have not been upstairs but there is, allegedly, a balcony. The main bar stretches far far back into the depths of SoHo and is quite light and airy, whereas the basement bar (sleazepit, as I call it) is dark brown. There are lots of seats and brown leatherette cubes to sit on downstairs. They do cocktails down there too. It is a bit like a sensory deprivation unit and it is very easy to lose track of time. ... Read the complete review
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