Vinoteca Soho

4 reviews

53-55 Beak Street , London, W1F 9SH

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Vinoteca Soho

SquareMeal Review of Vinoteca Soho

Vinoteca Soho closed permanently in August 2018

‘Quick and easy, unfussy and unpretentious’, gregarious Vinoteca’s winning formula matches the oenophile virtues of a top-notch wine emporium with a penchant for smart brasserie cooking. Wine flights and by-the-glass selections are unmissable, and the full list of around 250 bins is stuffed with helpfully annotated bottles from every corner of the winemaking globe – although judicious food-matching suggestions are the mini-chain’s ’biggest USP’. British cheeses and European charcuterie are mainstays of the menu, but the regularly changing line-up runs from crispy confit duck, pear, orange and walnut salad (recommended with a glass of Weissburgunder 2011) to Cornish hake with cockles, arroncina beans, lemon and samphire – perfect with a Kumeu River Chardonnay 2007 on the side. Light airy interiors, funky lighting and retro posters create just the right mood, and the bill is always easy on the wallet.

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53-55 Beak Street , London W1F 9SH

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Vinoteca Soho's Reviews

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Food & Drink: 7.5

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Service: 6.3

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Atmosphere: 7.0

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Value: 6.5

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Food + drink: 2

Service: 1

Atmosphere: 2

Value: 1

13 November 2016

Service poor. Food distinctly average. Will not be back.

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Food + drink: 4

Service: 4

Atmosphere: 3

Value: 4

31 July 2015

Vinoteca Soho is a little gem, great food, great wine list and attentive service. what more do you ask for?

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Food + drink: 4

Service: 3

Atmosphere: 4

Value: 3

Platinum Reviewer
31 July 2015

This is the 4th time I have eaten here and as the title says, the food is consistently good, nothing particularly outstanding (apart from the vast selection of very reasonable wines by the glass!), but perfect for 4 of us to have a good old natter over really good platters of charcuterie, small plates of burrata, olives, pulled pork croquettes, followed by a delightfully crispy confit leg of duck on creamy mash and veal chops. The only slight downside was the service was erratic, although they did acknowledge this and brought us (unprompted) a glass each of sparkling moscato at the end of our meal by way of apology. This is a great place to meet friends and eat, drink and be merry but not for an intimate, quiet meal.