Groucho Club

 
 
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45 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 4QB
 
 
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"I don't care to belong to any club that would accept me as a member".

So mused Groucho Marx and it was these well-chosen words that a group of literati recalled when in 1984, parched and weary, they roamed the streets of Soho looking for a suitable watering hole.

Thus the concept of The Groucho Club was born. Successful entrepeneur Tony Mackintosh backed the proposition and discovered the sprawling Dean St location that now hosts the infamous Groucho Club.

This private members club plays host to sober, clean-living respectable media types during the day and a deliciously decadent celebrity clientele at night.

Would you want to be a member?

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  42% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Groucho Club
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  28% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Groucho Club
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  39% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 5 minutes from Groucho Club
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Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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The 100 Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
100 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1D | 5 minutes from Groucho Club
Founded in 1942, The 100 Club has made a name for itself by hosting innovative bands and has always been the vanguard of cutting edge music. ... More
 
 
 
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Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 9th April 2016
Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes from Groucho Club
After eight and a half years touring arenas throughout the UK, Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds enjoyed its ...More
 
 
 
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The Painkiller
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Groucho Club
Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More
 
 
 
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The Entertainer
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th August to 12th November 2016
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Groucho Club
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Groucho Club
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Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Groucho Club
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Sunspel
London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
61 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
44 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Ducksoup
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
41 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Leon
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36/38 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Conde Nast College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
16-17 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Groucho Club
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
Venues across London, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Groucho Club
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Groucho Club
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Norman's Coach & Horses
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29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
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142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Groucho Club
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Groucho Club
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Groucho Club
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Groucho Club
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