Just like your favourite friend with benefits, eating out in Soho is all about keeping it casual. If you’re looking for fancy fine dining, go to Mayfair. Having said that, Social Eating House is excellent for fine dining-style food in relaxed surroundings. What arrives on the plate might look more like visual art than something to eat, but once you pop it in your mouth, you’ll be happy.
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The bao are what makes this Taiwanese joint legendary, but the small plates are even better. The queues at Bao are an official Soho landmark.
Shoryu Ramen Soho
Eating ramen at Shoryu is like having a big bowl of comfort. The Soho location is perfect for a solo meal or a chilled out dinner with friends.
Ikoyi is a casual fine dining restaurant in St James Market serving a Modern European take on West African cuisine.
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Oslo Court is a restaurant in a block of flats in St John’s Wood, serving British classics in a room that doesn’t seem to have changed since the 80s.
Cora Pearl is an smart restaurant in Covent Garden serving excellent tarted up versions of the classic British meat and two veg.
The Wet Fish Cafe
Wet Fish is a posh neighbourhood cafe in Hampstead serving food that's way better than you'd expect.
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