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survey result

Summary

£79
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “cool spot” with a “tight menu that changes daily” is “a Soho go-to, even if you get turned away at the door because it’s too damned successful!” Now in its second decade, it was way ahead of the curve with its modern Mediterranean/North African menu and biodynamic wine list (“tried orange and natural wines here before they became popular categories elsewhere”).

Summary

£83
 ££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A huge wine list packed with unfamiliar names” – all of them biodynamic or natural – “interesting, fairly priced, good-quality Mediterranean food” and a “guaranteed warm welcome” ensure this “fun place to eat always impresses”. Now in its second decade, the “cool vibe” and funky atmosphere make it a pleasant throwback to the Soho of years past.

Summary

£76
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The vibe might seem very loose at this rackety Soho bar, but the Italian-North African small plates are “surprisingly filling and delicious”. There’s also an “adventurous walk through the natural wine list” and the opportunity to select music from the vinyl selection.

Summary

£61
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“So hip, so uncomfortable, so cool it aches” – this funky Soho bar combines natural/biodynamic wines, Italian-North African small plates and sounds on vinyl. For fans, it’s a combination that “just makes me happy” – with its “delicious ingredient-led seasonal food, this place just gets better and better”. As for the “odd and cloudy” vino – “we were complete natural wine cretins and left knowing ever so slightly more, with a new favourite drink”.

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41 Dean St, London, W1D 4PY

Restaurant details

Yes
No dress code
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.30 £23.30 £6.50 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £4.50
Service 10.00%
41 Dean St, London, W1D 4PY
Opening hours
Monday5 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm

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