Looking for a restaurant in Soho? You’re certainly spoilt for choice, but how do you make sure you get the best out of one of London’s most electric neighbourhoods? We’ve compiled a handy list of the best restaurants in Soho. Whatever your budget or taste, Square Meal is here to help, with a selection of the best restaurants in Soho for every occasion. If you’re after a cheap bite of the latest foodie trend, a buzzing night out with cocktails and a party crowd or a classic with a queue around this block, this selection of Soho’s best restaurants will point you in the right direction. Read on for our pick of the top restaurants in the coolest corner of the West End.
We found 36
Best restaurants in Soho
10 Greek Street, London W1D 4DH
From the prosaic name to the determinedly plain decor, everything about this pint-sized Soho favourite is purely functional – apart from the food and wine,... more »
46 Lexington Street, London W1F 0LP
With a low-key, all-black frontage setting the tone, this Soho evergreen isn’t about to flaunt its near-legendary “romantic” charms. Space is at a premium... more »
53 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AS
Despite the opening of Bao Fitzrovia in 2016, the diminutive original still entertains lengthy (some say “interminable”) queues, such is the power of those... more »
28 Frith Street, London W1D 5LF
Strictly a domain for chilli-heads, this smart, light-filled Chinese delivers a riotous flavour ride, Szechuan-style. Complaints of “lucky dip” portion... more »
26-29 Dean Street, London W1D 3LL
There are now two branches of Barrafina in Covent Garden, though neither takes bookings (if this one is packed try your luck at Drury Lane). Following... more »
6 Greek Street, London W1D 4DE
This is a real time-capsule restaurant from 2015: an on-trend, no-bookings pan-Asian/Mexican mash-up, with the emphasis on US street-food riffs and smoky... more »
1 Upper James Street, London W1F 9DF
“That restaurant with the Champagne buttons” is more than just a gimmick, although ostentation is undoubtedly blingy Bob Bob Ricard’s primary selling point:... more »
12 Archer Street, London W1D 7BB
“Just lovely, full of people having a great night” sums up readers’ enthusiasm for bold, unbuttoned Bocca di Lupo – a handsome slice of Italy that “never... more »
31 Peter Street, London W1F 0AR
"Confidently residing at the delectable end of the fast-food spectrum", this high-energy ramen joint continues to win fans – despite cramped, canteen-like... more »
20 Sherwood Street, London W1F 7ED
Proving that chain restaurants don’t have all the fun on Piccadilly Circus’s tourist highway, this archetypal brasserie provides Gallic staples at low... more »
17 Frith Street, London W1D 4RG
Even on the greyest London day, it’ll feel like summer in this perky Peruvian, which helped to trigger the cuisine’s invasion of the capital. Ceviche’s... more »
11-13 Frith Street, London W1D 4RB
Modern and youthful, this champion of Nikkei cuisine (Japanese/Peruvian fusion) pulls out the stops in every department. Chotto Matte is a large two-floor... more »
5 Kingly Street, London W1B 5PF
Launched in 2012, this is the fun little offshoot of Vivek Singh's high-rolling Cinnamon Collection. Vibrant artworks and primary colours adorn the cosy... more »
Discover the superb range of top restaurants in London’s lively Soho district with Square Meal’s list of the best restaurants in Soho. Soho has long been the fashionable heart of the West End of London, now bursting with media offices, cool boutiques, busy bars and clubs and an abundance of great restaurants. Enjoy the delights of Chinatown, situated in the heart of Soho or head to the iconic London thoroughfare of Carnaby Street. Soho is also at the heart of London’s theatreland and boasts a handful of the capital’s top theatres.
There are so many great London restaurants to choose from in Soho it can be quite a task to decide where to dine. Square Meal’s carefully selected list of the best restaurants in Soho is designed to help you select the very best Soho restaurant for you. You might also be interested in restaurants in the surrounding London areas such as Covent Garden and Oxford Street.
Every one of the Soho restaurants featured in Square Meal’s list of London’s top Soho restaurants have been tried and tested by food critics and our own customers so check out the reviews and book a table online with Square Meal today. As well as the restaurants on this page, we have listings for British restaurants in Soho, French restaurants in Soho and Italian restaurants in Soho as well as many other types of restaurant in Soho. Each Square Meal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from diners, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.