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survey result

Summary

£80
 ££££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Ratings dropped for the second year running at Jason Atherton’s casual Soho venture, amid gripes from reporters confused by the “pub setting with proper restaurant prices” or having to “wade through four menus”. Some say the food is still “consistently brilliant”. Others were “left wondering what all the hype is for”“dishes lacked any wow factor” and are “certainly not worth the high price tag”.

Summary

£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.

“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”.

Summary

£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.

“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”.

Summary

£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.

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”.

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Highchair, Portions
8
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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.
Jimmy S
Not over posh with comfy seating. Delicious...
Reviewed 7 months, 1 day ago

"Not over posh with comfy seating. Delicious food with an interesting menu"

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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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