The Gay Hussar  

 
 
ADDRESS
2 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D 4NB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday: 12:30-14:30,17:30-22:45
 
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Under £35
 

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The Gay HussarThis superb Hungarian restaurant in the heart of Soho is a traditional meeting spot for the political classes. Intrigues and deals have been hatched in here ever since it opened before the First World War. As you’d expect in a meeting place of politicians, there is an excellent wine list. The food is delicious and authentic, rich delights of the kind that suit a lengthy, indulgent meal. Hungarian and Transylvanian food employs a lot of rich sauces, sauerkraut, beetroot, and delicious, strong meats with a particular emphasis on game and foie gras. The Gay Hussar is pricey but the atmosphere, superior food and excellent service provide a complete dining experience that’s well worth your money.

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Booking advisable.
Private Dining 12 / 20.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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China Town Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £24  42% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £134  28% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from The Gay Hussar
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £110  33% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2.1 miles from The Gay Hussar
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Daquise
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
20 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2.3 miles from The Gay Hussar
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
12 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 10 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
6 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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Balls & Company
London > Restaurants >
58 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
First we had lobster, then we had hot dogs, now meatballs are getting their moment. Long associated with bad school dinners and visits to Ikea, the ... More
 
 
 
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10 Greek Street
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th January to 22nd April 2017
The Gay Hussar, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd February to 29th April 2017
The Gay Hussar, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
This production of Travesties broke box office records at the Menier Chocolate Factory, becoming the first play in the company's history to sell out ahead of ...More
 
 
 
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
The Gay Hussar, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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Soho Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Riflemaker Soho Square
London > Shopping > Art and Design
1 Greek Street, Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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The Outsiders
London > Shopping > Art and Design
8 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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Simmons Soho
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2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from The Gay Hussar
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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Akbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from The Gay Hussar
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from The Gay Hussar
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