Gauthier Soho

4.6
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Having earned a star within a year of opening Gauthier Soho, Alexis Gauthier is described by Zagat guide as "...one of the Best New French food destinations in London...". With an emphasis on vegetables in all dishes, Alexis provides a seasonal tasting menu with the best possible ingredients (British where possible) for omnivores and a vegetable option, as well as an A la Carte and lunch option. All served in a chic Soho Townhouse where the staff really make you feel special. There are also five private dining rooms for parties of all sizes.
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CH
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There were four of us and we had three menus between us - two vegan (one with paired wine) and two non vegan. None of us are vegans, but we felt we needed to find out and experiment more. We were delighted with everything: wonderful, inventive, very tasty and excellent food and wine, and very professional but relaxed service. They clearly aim to wholly please their guests, and they succeed par excellence. It really was a memorable evening. Thank you.

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C
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Whatever your dietary choices are, there is something for everyone at this wonderful restaurant. I am a fully fledged ‘flexitarian’ but we tried the Vegan Tasting menu ‘Les Plantes’ with wine pairing which cost £85 per head. It was excellent and such good value. The service was impeccable and Alexis Gaulthier was kind enough to come and meet me for a photo! I was completely ‘fangirling’ as he is a Chef that I really admire. Such a lovely man! I will definitely go back and tell all my Vegan friends that it a must eat taste sensation and destination!

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SD
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a lovely birthday meal here with friends. Staff were very polite and knowledgeable. Food was delicious. A very pleasant evening overall.

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m
Hertfordshire
13 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always know that the experience of eating at Gauthier will be memorable and never more so on a miserable wet June day!

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RF
London
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As a vegetarian, it can be difficult to find high quality restaurants serving good vegetarian dishes on a par with the dishes with meat. We had the Les Plantes menu which was entirely vegan and excellent. The fact that the restaurant still serves meat and fish dishes means that this is an inclusive dining experience for all. Service was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere felt calm and homely while still feeling "posh".

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JE
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the time you arrive to the time you leave this is a dining experience.

I can only say that the staff, service, quality of the food, professionalism & politeness is second to none.
5 Star all the way. I wish I could find a fault but I honestly can't.

I am not a Vegan but my daughter and son in law are, so my wife and I went Vegan that evening it was amazing, will be back for sure.

Thanks for a great evening.

Jeff Richmond

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, vegan menu is fantastic

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h
London
14 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful lunch experience in this amazing restaurant; food and service was faultless and the extra appetisers served to us between the main dishes were an added treat. Great value for lunch , a great French cuisine experience and definitely a restaurant we would return to.

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S
London
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding as always! Visited many times and I would highly recommend.

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VO
Hampshire
9 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were inspired to book because of the chef's obvious commitment to veganism (we saw him on Masterchef earlier in the year). The vegan tasting menu was exquisite and every mouthful of food was divine. The entire meal was very well 'paced' and beautifully served. Worth every penny to have such a special meal in very comfortable surroundings.

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TE
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had the tasting menu and it was absolutely delicious. Lovely restaurant, more like someone’s house than a restaurant. The service was impeccable and the food was fabulous. Expensive but a real treat

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M
London
20 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Gauthier and am a regular visitor. I took my Sister for the first time on Friday and had a superb meal. It was a taste sensation actually! It really was outstanding, I can't wait, as ever to return. Thank you.

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T
Hertfordshire
5 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Hard to fault. Excellent service. Food sublime. Tasting Menu is very good but - and it's a small but - might have preferred more options on the a La Carte.
Would have liked to have had proscecco by the glass but wasn't available. Oh well, Champagne it is.
All in all a splendid occasion and would thoroughly recommend.

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V
London
14 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Every option is good value from 3 courses to full Tasting Menu. Imaginative wine choices available with each course. Also a broad range of diners are catered for including Vegetarian and Vegan

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ML
Berlin
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Unexpected combination of French Cuisine (vegan or non vegan) combined with Soho noise from the street. The Vegan Tasting Menu is exquisite, a fantastic combination of tastes, very original .

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The service is very much hit and miss, but overall still an enjoyable experience

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P
London
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful vegan menu in a beautiful setting. Great central London location in the middle of Soho. Restaurant team give great service, are knowledgable about the menu and are very efficient. Third time I have been and already thinking of an occasion so I can make another booking!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

I broke my tooth (veneer) on the toast and pate. The service was efficient but not warm and welcoming and the food was decent but not Michelin star quality . Overall the restaurant and dinning experience is best described as pretentious and lacking in ambiance.

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p
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Soirée inoubliable menu les plantes avec accord mets vins super
Bravo à tout le monde en salle et en cuisine et au chef bien évidemment !

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JM
London
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was an excellent meal with the waiters all being very friendly and informative.

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KM
London
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The award-winning vegan tasting menu was astonishing.

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S
London
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vegan tasting menu, such a treat. The mushroom tortellini was the outstanding dish for us. Pricey, but a great experience for a special occasion.

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h
London
46 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another perfect lunch. The food, as always, was superb. The service, as always, was extremely professional and the ambiance just right for the size of the dinning room. Thank you all for looking after us and I have already booked our next visit.

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AG
Essex
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great tasking and wine menu in very pleasant surroundings.

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J
London
35 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always dine at Gauthiers when in U.K. Had a wonderful lunch last week. The service was as good as ever,excellant. The food was exceptional. Our favorite restaurant in London and our opinion has not changed. If you want the best meal in London,this is the place to come.Will be back later this year.

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MP
London
5 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food and great service. A great experience and excellent value. Loved the disco loos too. Quite a contrast to the rest of the restaurant.

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KC
London
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an amazing eating experience. We had the Les Plantes lunch tasting menu for £50, including a glass of the most exquisite champagne. The dishes were so beautifully put together, really showcasing the best of seasonal vegetables. There was also the lovely touch of a special birthday message and candle written on my dessert plate! Great, attentive staff, who weren't at all pushy. We will definitely be returning.

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HC
London
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a treat for my boyfriend. I surprised him with the vegan tasting menu and matching wines, which were all delicious. Staff made us feel very welcome and the service provided was excellent - all the different dishes and wines were explained with enthusiasm, but we were also left to enjoy our meal and spend time together (in some restaurants the service can feel overbearing). We had a wonderful time and can't wait to come again.

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HD
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

We had a wonderful experience of the vegan tasting menu so could only recommend from a vegan perspective. It was inspirational to experience what is possible with a plant-based diet. We particularly enjoyed hearing more about how dishes are made. We had endless questions – how did they make the meringue without eggs, the faux gras, the tortellini... the waiter answered everything and generously went to ask the chefs when he didn't know the answer. Excellent food, slightly odd ambience but would recommend it for curious vegans.

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LC
London
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Absolutely amazing vegan taster menu. Staff was very attentive. Would absolutely recommend.

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S
London
3 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good though not great. The vegan menu may actually be more interesting than the rest. The wines were a highlight.

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a
London
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 2

Vegan menu was surprising but ultimately not that satisfying. Commend the intent. Quite a corporate atmosphere considering the beautiful homely surroundings

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DA
London
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Vegan tasting menu was outstanding - definitely one of the best meals I have ever had

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S
London
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service Wine flight interesting but not exceptional.

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C
London
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best vegan food I've ever tasted!! Even my meat eating friends thoroughly enjoyed all the vegan options! I'll be coming back again. Great place for a celebratory meal. thanks

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JG
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and perfect wines. Attentive but not intrusive service. Lovely room with well spaced tables. It was my first time at this restaurant and we will certainly be returning.

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HD
London
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a wonderful dining experience, enjoyed by the whole family, highly recommend!

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VA
London
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We visited Gauthier during our London family weekend. The restaurant looks like a living room, cosy and stylish. Service is excellent and the sommelier recommended us a brilliant Bordeaux. We selected a three-course dinner. Starters were exquisite, the rainbow ravioli is highly recommended. As main course we tried the quail and beef. Very tasty and the presentation makes it almost a shame to touch the plate. As dessert we selected the signature dish Louis XV, overall a unique experience!

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c
Oxford
8 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

a really fine experience who for someone who appreciates ambiance, style and fine cuisine -

We ate on the top floor which was intimate and quiet ( mainly couples) and shabby London/Soho chique

We Really enjoyed it

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IS
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A thoroughly enjoyable experience - happy to recommend and we look forward to our next visit.

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