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    • Qype User deCabb…
    • London
    • 334 friends
    • 515 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    23/4/2009

    Absolutely fantastic and a great bar but I was disappointed my stilettos, low-cut top or even bum didn't warrant a text. I sat staring at that screen for ages! Ah well still the messages were an absolute hoot!

    This place is fab with large open areas, a gadar chat area, leather seating and just a wonderful atmosphere..

    The giant disco ball is skilfully offset by the mood lighting giant ball and star in the lobby.

    The bars are very well placed and the bar staff do seem attentive and skilful so it looks like a great place to check out and be checked out ;-)

  • 3.0 star rating
    2/3/2012

    Two straight girls refused to wait an hour to get into Wahaca and stumbled into a gay bar.....
    A bit tacky but fun diner-style place with good cocktails and an American-style menu.  Burgers seem to be the specialty of the house, but I was over my weekly burger quota so opted for a chicken club.  Would have preferred streaky bacon and the chicken was just ok and fries were just average.  
    The disco ball was a bit over the top and the service wasn't that attentive although the waiter was super-sweet.
    I think there are better places to grab a meal in Soho, but this place could be fun for cocktails with gay male friends!

  • 4.0 star rating
    3/12/2008
    First to Review

    What would the gay community be without Gaydar? Well probably a bit more frustrated and a bit more hygienic but another reason to love the ever-popular website is their first gaydar bar, in Profile.

    Beautifully adapting is previous occupants 3 floors into spacious, well-designed bars, this is an example of how good bars can be.

    The ground bar has a large seating area, windows which open out onto the street, brilliant for the summer months, and a built-in DJ booth which plays host to many of Gaydar radios top DJ's at the weekend.

    The second level has a small bar which is just as capable of making brilliant cocktails as the downstairs bar, though service might take a bit longer. Bizarrely, this level has an area where you can go log onto Gaydar to cruise, though, surely, if you're already out this service is really quite redundant.

    Topping off the bar is It's third level, again with a tiny bar, lots of leather sofas and a more chilled atmosphere. This area can also be hired out for parties and is a great space, on of the best in Soho for this.

    To make it better, expect homemade cakes to be served early afternoon for those in need to beer and sugar, which I think is most of us!

  • 3.0 star rating
    8/5/2011
    3 check-ins

    I'm surprised that the only other two reviews on this place are for the old, now closed Profile bar on Frith St - it's been closed for ages. This new improved version is not so massive (no 3 floors of bars with balconies to leer over and an oversized disco ball to stare at in awe) and, when it's not Friday or Saturday night, is actually an OK place to get a drink in Soho.

    However, on a Friday or Saturday night this place is not my kinda place. Gay boys cram in paying over the odds for drinks with music played loudly. It's the sort of place I might end up going to having had a few drinks elsewhere earlier but is not where I'd choose to start the evening.

    Come 11:30 or so the upstairs bar closes and a magical door leading to the brightly neon-style lit corridor leading to Lo-Profile opens for you to continue paying (now even more) for drinks while dancing to a confusing mix of dance music with cheesy hooks. It's £8 to go downstairs unless you get one of the free passes in the bar before 11:30. It fills up quickly and is soon a sweaty mass of homos waving arms in the air and moving to the music.

    The crowd here is a mixture of ages, and although looking around most people seemed around my age or older, I still felt too old for this type of place.

    • Qype User doubti…
    • London
    • 26 friends
    • 104 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    10/12/2007

    Profile is one of the youngest of the gay bars in Soho though the fact that it is owned by Gaydar should give it some clout and ensure it's success.

    Spread over three floors it is a beautifully designed bar with a great choice of drinks and cocktails served by barpeople who really know their trade which, as it's prices are slightly more than your average bar, is a fair trade.

    The main floor curves around the enclosed DJ booth into a small seating area or, during the dryer days, spills out onto the street for a double shot of sunshine to go with your drink.

    The second floor is spacious, the bar smaller but still perfectly formed. There is also a smaller room to the back for guys to go onto gaydar itself to pull, though, personally, I don't see the point of going out for drinks to then sit in some tiny room on a computer but horses for courses.

    The top bar is the probably the best. Comfy seating and a more intimate atmosphere more suited to those who want to settle for the night or snuggle up with their new man, woman or tranny!

    • Qype User musica…
    • London
    • 24 friends
    • 30 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    27/5/2009

    We went to Profile last weekend with friends and loved the coctails.
    My friends went back there the next day on the sunday for more coctails.

    • Qype User chinbe…
    • London
    • 1 friend
    • 46 reviews
    3.0 star rating
    24/11/2008

    I don't mind this bar; it's quite a fun/relaxed place to go to for a few drinks and a bit of energy and good enough music.

    I'm sure it's rammed during the main busy hours of Friday/Saturday night, though I've never been here during this time. I have, however, been here earlier on in the day when it's had a laid back atmosphere, room to sit down and friendly enough bar staff. It's quite nice sitting upstairs as there is a lot of space, light, room to breathe and big booths with comfortable seating to lounge in. This makes it a good place to visit with friends to just sit back and chat.

  • 4.0 star rating
    30/12/2008

    I came here with a group of gay friends last Friday and we had a riot. Everybody in here was in a great mood, the bar staff were incredibly fast and friendly and the decor is really funky, colourful and fun. I managed to get very tipsy in a very short space of time but I do remember being mesmerised by the oversized disco ball which hangs from a balcony on the third floor through to the second. Very straight friendly.

  • 4.0 star rating
    5/7/2011
    1 check-in

    I had one of the most amazing bacon cheeseburgers here.  The burger was massive and moist.  The cheese was perfectly melted and the bacon was crisp.  I was in burger heaven.  I've sadly not been here to experience the night scene but would definitely come back for another burger.

    • Qype User inspir…
    • London
    • 624 friends
    • 366 reviews
    3.0 star rating
    19/3/2009

    The home of Gaydar Radio shouldn't be any less camp, flamboyant and full of va va voom than you would expect. And it certainly is not at this jazzy bar, as the multi floor venue offers different music (getting progressively harder the further up you climb). I stick to the third floor, TV plasma burning fire that lulls you into a false sense of security, alongside oversize fluorescent recliners. Great for a few, but stay late and will make you blue. Then again, you could always jump on Gaydar.com to search for that ever illusive perfect lover.

    • Qype User millio…
    • London
    • 4 friends
    • 23 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    25/11/2008

    Profile bar is the home of Gaydar radio and in my opinion they chose wisely. A stylish modern bar spread over three floors with good looking bar staff who really know how to mix a drink, this is an excellent choice for a classy night out on the Soho scene.
    Bar prices are definately on the high side but that is definately reflected in the quality and choice of drinks available, Profile specialises in cocktails I personally recommend the champagne cocktail with brown sugar it's rather lovely.
    The atmosphere is cool if a little sceney but thats the fun of the place, you come here for a bit of escapism, to people watch tosee and be seen.
    It's definately a classy clientele patronising the joint though so make a bit of an effort with your garb if you want to feel comfortable.
    Entrance is free at Profile, you can throw shapes on the dance floor, drink fab cocktails, listen to cool tunes, and ogle the eye candy and they even serve free pizza on the top floor some nights!!
    A highly recommended (and stylish) night out.

    • Qype User jamier…
    • London
    • 4 friends
    • 100 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    18/8/2011

    Very pleasant place to chill. Decor is discerning, which is a rarity in Soho. Staff and clientèle seem nice too.

    • Qype User Kerrie…
    • London
    • 1 friend
    • 9 reviews
    3.0 star rating
    8/11/2012

    Food review= foodiefondue.blogspot.co…

    • Qype User paulho…
    • London
    • 11 friends
    • 84 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    16/9/2010

    Great venue, Great Food, Sexy & Friendly bar staff, great music Highly recommended

    • Qype User sch128…
    • Surbiton, London
    • 3 friends
    • 7 reviews
    1.0 star rating
    17/4/2009

    ok, this is for low profile club, it doesn't have its own review bit yet! the club of profile is awful!I spent have an hour talking on the phone to a manager complaining about the door man who was completely rude and aggressive to my friend and I. I was promised a call back and I didn't hear anything at all.and to add to it I had to wait 35mins for someone to serve me at the club bar!I am honestly disgraced at the club, the bar is fine.you can find the club near the village club in soho - which is much more fun where the people are nice and the door men don't attemp to grab you!

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