Tag archives for Soho

French

Blanchette Soho: Classic rustic French cuisine

Opened by French brothers Maxime, Yannis and Malik Anary with help from the Salt Yard group Blanchette Soho is a humble looking classic French bistro with stripped back decor and modern 2015 bistro feel. Hot salty gougeres of cheese alongside sweet and sour confited onions are a thoughtful and inexpensive dish, not quite as succulent ...
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Italian

Polpetto: Subtle and flavoursome Italian tapas

Offshoot of establishment Polpo, Polpetto is a Berwick Street operation a stones throw away from their other venture Spuntino with a low lit, Italian themed decor, typical wooden tables and stripped back furnishings and small selection of Italian tapas plates. There are a lot of vegetarian options on the menu and a few pasta and ...
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Italian

Polpo: Some of London’s finest Italian tapas

Polpo is renowned as one of London’s finest Italian tapas restaurants and it’s acclaim is certainly deserved, boasting an array of visually enticing and flavourful typical Italian dishes and a bustling, lively atmosphere with hospitable and swift service. Polpo seems to have cracked the tapas code by producing a number of very good tapas restaurants ...
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American

Spuntino: Classy American diner food

Hangover posh diner style food is Spuntino’s speciality and branching off from the likes of sister restaurants Polpetto and Polpo Spuntino does so effortlessly, with a deliberately distressed decor, tiled walls and low-key lighting, perched bar stools and cool vibe as plate after plate of polished, sleek sliders, pizettas, croquettes and slow cooked pork. This ...
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British

Quo Vadis: Delightfully pristine and masterful cuisine

Quo Vadis is a charming dining establishment in Soho with an understandably old-fashioned interior given that the establishment itself was originally opened in 1926 and similarly old-school menu of simple restrained classical dishes, starched tablecloths and convivial atmosphere when the restaurant is full. Expect slow cooked beef, crab salad, terrines, sirloins and nostalgic British desserts. ...
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Cafes

Speakeasy: Young, funky and excellent coffee

If you’re looking for one of London’s best coffee options I heartily endorse The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs shops, which incorporate the Carnaby Street based Speakeasy, a trendy, ultra modern cafe spot with plenty of space to chill out, work or have a lunch business rendezvous and enjoy some fantastic View of the ...
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Diners

BRGR.Co Soho: Sterling Burgers in London’s Capital

The American diner trend is ever expanding with Michelin chefs even opening outlets across London to tailor to our more modern palate and soup up the greasy offerings we’re used to from typical fast food outlets. Jumping on the bandwagon, BGRR.Co is another similar concept located in Wardour Street in the heart of Soho, a ...
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Restaurants

Barrafina: London’s finest tapas venue

Barrafina is a Soho based dining venue that often rolls off the tongues of the dining aficionados and top chefs across the country. Recently former Masterchef the Professionals winner Adam Handling, who is now Head Chef at Caxton Grill lauded their praises to me and I was curious to finally pay a visit. Located along ...
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American

Cocochan: Crowd pleasing Pan-Asian Cuisine in Soho

Pan-Asian restaurant Cochan in the heart of one of London’s busiest shopping districts, James Street, is a serviceable stop off point for lunch or for an evening meal with a range of light nibbles, dim sum, sushi, and other more classical dishes with modernist references. Expect a diverse pan-Asian menu with Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Indian ...
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Asian

Dozo: Fine Japanese Food in Soho

Asian food is not my strongpoint since I am not its hugest fan but I do have a penchant  for Japanese fare, particularly executed with great precision, something obviously prevalent in the Japanese culture but not so well articulated over here in Japanese eateries. Bromption Asian Brasserie offers some great Japanese cuisine with a Mediterranean ...
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