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A photo of The Ivy restaurant
4.5
Awesome(4482)
Price: Very Expensive
• Modern European • Covent Garden
Booked 109 times today
The Ivy restaurant has been a firm fixture on London’s dining and social scene since 1917. The restaurant and private room upstairs are the epitome of real glamour. A shimmering central dining bar in the restaurant draws admiring attention, and the signature harlequin stained-glass windows, oak panelling and striking contemporary art collection ensure the longevity of this very British of dining institutions. Executive Chef Gary Lee creates balanced seasonal menus, featuring Ivy classics, but accounting for today’s tastes, incorporating more Asian dishes, salads and vegetables, and the advent of a “sea and shells” section. Director Fernando Peire leads a strong and experienced team to deliver the unfaltering service for which The Ivy has become well known over the years. The Ivy welcomes customers without reservations at the central dining bar, where the A La Carte and Set menus are both served.
A photo of Hawksmoor Seven Dials restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(12542)
Price: Expensive
• Steakhouse • Covent Garden
Booked 55 times today
Hawksmoor Seven Dials is a short walk from Covent Garden & Seven Dials. The restaurant is a perfect place for steak dinners, seafood and Sunday roasts.
A photo of Shack-Fuyu restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2326)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Soho
Booked 30 times today
Shack-Fuyu, from the team behind Bone Daddies and Flesh & Buns, is located in the heart of Soho. Inspired by Japanese Yoshoku cuisine, the Western-influenced cooking style popular in Japan, Shack-Fuyu serves a regularly changing menu designed for sharing, as well as a lunchtime menu comprising a range of filled bao buns and side dishes. But currently offering a reduced menu for outdoor seatingThe restaurant offers both cozy booths and intimate tables for couples, as well as a communal sharing table, casual counter dining and a private dining room seating 18.
A photo of Old Compton Brasserie restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4425)
Price: Moderate
• British • Soho
Booked 66 times today
An all-day brasserie in the heart of Soho, committed to bringing to the neighbourhood great food, wine, beer and award-winning cocktails. Old Compton Brasserie was created out of a desire to address the needs of the local creative community, it serves as a drinking and dining destination that boasts a vibrant yet relaxed setting. Modern, seasonal and fresh, the menu features an inventive range of British favourites as well as signature dishes.
A photo of Café Boheme restaurant
4.2
Awesome(1483)
Price: Moderate
• French • Soho
Booked 26 times today
In the heart of London’s Soho, Cafe Boheme has been serving French classics for over three decades. Offering an all-day menu centred around French favourites, including confit duck, steak frites and escargots – all dishes are based on traditional recipes. The brasserie is inspired by the 19th-century poets who used to meet on Old Compton Street and features art-lined walls, a brass bar and mosaic tiled floor. Head outside and dine al fresco for views across Soho or join us at the bar everyday from 3pm for live jazz.
A photo of Dean Street Townhouse restaurant
4.5
Awesome(4342)
Price: Expensive
• British • Soho
Booked 63 times today
Located in the heart of London’s Soho, Dean Street Townhouse is set inside two Georgian buildings and offers an all-day menu with a focus on British classics, including a traditional Sunday roast, English breakfast and afternoon tea. The dining room and bar feature vintage armchairs, contemporary British art, wooden floors, and an open fire in the parlour, while the front terrace offers views of Soho. For tables of up to 14, The Snug offers semi-private dining, or take over the parlour for standing events of up to 40. For more information, please contact privateevents.centrallondon@sohohouse.com.
A photo of Clos Maggiore restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(14506)
Price: Very Expensive
• French • Covent Garden
Booked 47 times today
Clos Maggiore is an oasis of calm in the heart of Covent Garden. Influenced by the stylish country inns of Provence and Tuscany its unique interiors create a warmth and intimacy enjoyed by both business and private parties. The conservatory has a fully retractable glass roof creating a bright and airy dining space. Our extensive cellar at Clos Maggiore includes over 2,000 labels and was extended earlier this year to include an additional 400 wines at a low – mid price range. We are very proud to have been awarded the “Best of Award of Excellence” consistently since 2003 by Wine Spectator.
A photo of Forty Dean Street restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3469)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Soho
Booked 23 times today
Forty Dean Street is the pinnacle of affordable Italian cuisine in busy Soho. We are a small, family run restaurant dedicated to providing incredible food at incredible prices. Our set menu boasts a variety of sensational dishes built around fresh, seasonal produce and has customers coming back on a daily basis. Our à la carte menu is a favourite with our regulars, the media crowd and tourists alike.Italian food has been served at Forty Dean Street for more than 17 years, so we like to think there’s nothing we haven’t mastered. So pop in for an Aperol Spritz!We are fully Covid-19 certified by Food Alert.
A photo of Barshu restaurant
4.4
Awesome(965)
Price: Expensive
• Chinese (Sichuan) • Soho
Booked 29 times today
The food of Sichuan province in southwest China is one of the world's great cuisines. Its most famous characteristic is its fiery spiciness, which comes from the liberal use of chillies and lip-tingling Sichuan pepper. But hot and spicy is only part of the story. Sichuanese chefs are legendary for their ability to combine many different tastes into exquisite complex flavors. Some of these are robustly spicy, while others are delicate and teasing. And the use of chilies is so inventive that their taste never palls. At Barshu we want to bring you the best of the authentic flavours of Sichuan. So look out, among others, for the seductive 'fish-fragrant'combination of pickled chilies, ginger, garlic and spring onion, the addictive fieriness of 'numbing-and-hot' flavored dishes, and the refreshing tones of a 'ginger-juice' sauce. We hope you enjoy your food.
A photo of Flesh & Buns Covent Garden restaurant
4.4
Awesome(3935)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Covent Garden
Booked 43 times today
Flesh & Buns Covent Garden, from the team behind Bone Daddies and Shackfuyu, is located within the bustling Seven Dials area in Covent Garden. Inspired by Japanese izakayas, roughly translated as a pub or place designed for informal eating and drinking, Flesh & Buns is the first restaurant in London to specialise in gua bao buns (DIY filled steamed buns). Below street-level, the restaurant has a bar area offering bar dining for up to 10 people, serving a variety of sake brands and a diverse range of cocktails including the signature Frozen Yuzu Margarita, alongside the restaurant’s varied sharing food menu. Draped fabric ‘noren’ screen curtains surround intimate dining booths and transport diners to an authentic Japanese drinking den experience – bookable and ideal for groups of friends or colleagues meeting for lunch, dinner or Flesh & Buns’ ever-popular Sunday Brunch.

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  • OpenTable Diner
    Birmingham/West Midlands (county) •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 1 day ago
    First time and loved it . It was a lovely sunny day . Amazing history in the door showing real flair and passion in a super busy environment. Great little table with lots of space to put our shopping down …. Menu is nice and tight . It’s def more brasserie and portions are not massive but that’s perfect for weekend lunch / brunch. I had the salmon to start then the pulled lamb flatbread . Both lovely ( tiny reason not 5 stars on food …maybe a touch too much oil ) ….We were not rushed and stayed an hour and a half . I have just booked again for next week . Go go go x
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    Old Compton BrasseriePrice: Moderate• British• Soho
    4.6
  • HowardO
    Surrey •2 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 3 days ago
    Delicious authentic Italian food . Salads are tremendous with tasty singing flavours . Great ambience, with discrete, but reliable service in enchanting and vibrant part of London
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    Forty Dean StreetPrice: Expensive• Italian• Soho
    4.6
  • LibraryMominWaynevip
    Philadelphia County •12 reviews
    5.0
    Dined 4 days ago
    This was a really lovely restaurant with a fun British menu. Both the Fish-n-Chips and the pork chop were delicious. The sticky toffee pudding is not to be missed!
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    Dean Street TownhousePrice: Expensive• British• Soho
    4.5
  • OpenTable Diner
    London •1 review
    5.0
    Dined 5 days ago
    Great restaurant. Dined with out of town guests and the experience was amazing. Food perfectly prepared and not short of options on wine and cocktails. I highly recommend the cauliflower gratin. Will definitely be going back. Highly recommend.
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    The IvyPrice: Very Expensive• Modern European• Covent Garden
    4.5
  • LaurenceCvip
    London •26 reviews
    5.0
    Dined on May 18, 2024
    We have been coming here for many years especially birthdays (as was mine on this occasion). My wife first came here with her parents back in the 1950’s and we have enjoyed for some considerable time.
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    J Sheekey - The RestaurantPrice: Expensive• Seafood• Covent Garden
    4.7
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