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Ruby Blue

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1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
020 7287 8050
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17:00 - 03:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 03:00
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Andover, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a group of friends we go to the restaurant every year sometimes twice a year we come from all over UK to meet up and this was one of our favourite places till this weekend. The meal was OK however they forgot in person then overcharged us and the service was very poor had to ask for our drinks... More 

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1 Thank Margaret C
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi Margaret C, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry that you didn't have an enjoyable visit with us. I will pass your feedback on to our restaurant team to ensure that this doesn't occur again in the future. We do hope that you decide to give us another chance so that we can... More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location. However, Starters were OK. I do give them that. Drinks arrived after starters Oven cooked chips deeped fried. Low quality. A drink was given to us, we then had to inform the waiter of the mistake, no apology. We finally asked for the bill. The waiter never came back, in the end we had to go up and... More 

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Thank ldc4rxz .
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi ldc4rxz, Thanks for leaving us a review. I will pass your feedback onto our chef with regards to the quality of the food, we pride ourselves on good quality and tasty food so this is disappointing to read. I apologise that the service on the night was slow, it seems as though the restaurant was indeed quite busy on... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here before going to a show as they offered 50 percent off all food items. To start with they'd lost our reservation and told us that they no longer offered the discount on food (but to be fair honoured the booking and discount anyway) the staff were very helpful and friendly however that couldn't save the poor quality... More 

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Thank Cally Marie T
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi Cally Marie T, Thanks for leaving us a review. I am surprised to read that you feel the food is overpriced with your 50% tastecard deal. Even without the tastecard discount, our food quality and price I feel is very fair, especially for the area that we are in. Unfortunately, we no longer take Tastecards on a Saturday, however... More 

Bracknell
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was ideally located for where we were staying next door at the premier inn and were offered free entry by the promoter as a result. The selection of music was good but the DJ not so good at actually mixing. Drinks were standard prices for London. I had been recommended this place by a friend who said that it... More 

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Thank allikam
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi allikam, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. On different nights we get different crowds of people of all ages as you can imagine. Depending on what night you visit and the time, it can become very busy in the Balcony bar, its a great place to be with the terrace and had a great atmosphere... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would say this is a good place to visit for drinks or if you have a large party as the prices (for drinks) seem reasonable, however, I simply can not recommend Ruby Blue for food by any measure. If you want a (very) good meal look close by in Covent Garden or Carnaby Street, the whole of Leicester square... More 

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Thank NeuroPsychosis
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi NeuroPsychosis, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry that you received slow service on the evening, I will pass this feedback onto the team. I am surprised to read your comments with regards to the food, I personally really like the popcorn chicken! I will again pass on your feedback to the kitchen... More 

London
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195 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited this place many times over the years, when I worked nearby, but not for a few years. We decided to revisit for a quick bite before the theatre and am really glad we did! We were served by some lovely members of staff, particularly the Italian restaurant manager - he was so sweet and gave us good recommendations... More 

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Thank LondonDebbieN
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi LondonDebbieN, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review So pleased you decided to come back and visit and had a lovely time! Hope to see you back again soon :) Kind Regards, Ruby Blue Management More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

i visited this place for few times with frnds. A wonderdul place to hangout. stuffs were really nice, friendly and very welcoming. good to see they enjoy working there.would highly recommend this place for a night to remember...xxx

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Thank Shoi P
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi Shoi P, We are so pleased you had a good night with us! We love to hear that people think of us so highly! We hope to see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I took my best friend out for her birthday,I got tickets for the 99 comedy club and had the option to get a 2 course meal added on .. it was perfect as I didnt want to walk through the busy centre. The food was so good, huge portions as well for the price. Comedy was downstairs and was very... More 

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Thank Danni128
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi Danni128, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you had a great night with us! Wish your friend a happy belated birthday from us :) We hope to see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue More 

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Got a table for three without booking, staff knew we were eating before a comedy show downstairs so they were prompt with our drinks and food, which was very nice, no complaints at all, very reasonably priced too for the centre of London! We then went to watch a comedy show which was downstairs in the bar, small venue and... More 

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Thank Faye S
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi Faye S, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable evening! We love the comedy too and the comedians are a definite must see! Hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Ruby Blue More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Started off by having dinner and drinks. Great value for money and portions were more than filling! Cocktails are a must and the atmosphere was amazing. Service was smooth and efficient. Very attentive staff. Ended up going to the bar next door after dinner and then to the club after! Great evening, great music and overall great night! Will be... More 

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Thank Sheri0705
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this review

Hi Sheri0705, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you had a good night, we hope to see you next door for some more cocktails on the terrace! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$51
Cuisine
British, Healthy
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 03:00
Thursday
17:00 - 03:00
Friday
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: 020 7287 8050
Description
Situated just off London's Leicester Square, Ruby Blue is a bar and restaurant where you'll find everyone from clubbers to theatre-goers or tourists to Londoners, soaking up that London atmosphere. When it comes to dining, Ruby Blue is deliciously on the case. Choose from an interestingly varied menu while you're entertained by a live pianist (Sat only). Tempting new dishes including the Chargrilled Lemon & Thyme Marinated Chicken & the new Sticky Chilli Lamb Rump served with sweet potatoes, yoghurt & coriander sauce. Finish with the indulgent Chocolate Fudge Brownie for a truly spectacular meal. Perfect for an intimate dinner for 2 or a fun party night. Sumptuous booths, a gorgeous restaurant and a luxurious lounge make Ruby Blue the ideal venue for a midweek hangout or weekend treat. Happy Hour at Ruby Blue: 17:00 - 20:00, all drinks, everyday!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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