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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If you’re looking for a Tokyo-style dining experience in central London, visit Koya Bar for excellent udon noodles and small plates.
Sit at the bar at The Palomar, this Israeli small plates restaurant in Chinatown, and you’re guaranteed a good time.
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Hawksmoor Spitalfields was one of the first steakhouses in town, and it’s still one of the best. Finishing with toffee pudding is mandatory.
The Ivy Restaurant
You might come to The Ivy Covent Garden to see Kate Moss, but the experience is more than that - come for service, ambience, and nice food.
Tramshed is all about British chicken and steak, served in memorable surroundings. It’s handy for last minute group dinners - get the Yorkshire pud.
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