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“It feels like it’s where it’s all happening ... I LOVE IT!” – so say the many fans of Jason Atherton’s Soho operation – who believe it “has it all… buzzing atmosphere, superb cuisine – food you really want to eat! – wondrous cocktail bar upstairs, and staff who buzz professionally too”. Its ratings were undercut this year, however, by a number of reporters who felt that “the food is good, but you do pay a lot for it”. Top Tip – “excellent set lunch deal”.

£80
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Living up to its name” – Jason Atherton’s Soho ‘Social’ provides “one of the most enjoyable dining experiences” in town, with its “rare combination” of “exceptional value” dishes (“such modern, interesting yet ‘familiar’ food, focussed on flavour and pure pleasure”) delivered by “really attentive yet un-pushy staff” in “a casual and buzzy setting”.

£72
  £££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Jason Atherton’s Soho three-year-old “hits all the right buttons” for most reporters, with its “proper comfort eating”, “hip” service and “lively (but not over-loud) atmosphere”. “The ‘Blind Pig’ bar upstairs is super cool for an aperitif too”.

£73
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A favourite of the Atherton empire” for many reporters – this “trendy yet superb” Soho two-year-old offers “memorable” cuisine, plus “delightful” cocktails and wines; it has a “lovely loungey vibe” too (but can get “overwhelmingly loud”). Top Tip – “excellent value set lunch”.

£74
  £££
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.

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Restaurant details

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Highchair, Portions
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Reviews of Social Eating House Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Social Eating House restaurant.
Julia C
Excellent value lunches, much more keenly p...
Reviewed 3 months, 15 days ago

"Excellent value lunches, much more keenly priced than the very busy evenings. Good service, too."

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Hina M
a real let down. Some of our party had minu...
Reviewed 3 months, 25 days ago

"a real let down. Some of our party had minute portions and others had large dishes. We had to eat again afterwards! Service was efficient but did not deal with the issues re portion sizes and it was expensive!"

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Ian L
Left wondering what all the hype is for. A ...
Reviewed 11 months, 21 days ago

"Left wondering what all the hype is for. A tight and non-exceptional dining room that served dishes that lacked any wow factor."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £28.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£16.00 £34.00 £9.50 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
58-59 Poland St, London, W1F 7NR
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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