There aren't really any other restaurants in Soho that do what The Rum Kitchen do. Offering a banging soundtrack of feel-good music, flowing rum-based cocktails that pack a punch and delicious Caribbean eats, it's no wonder people flock here come dinner time.
Best Restaurants In Soho
Soho has a history unparalleled to that of other areas in London, and its history with restaurants is no different. Bubbling with diversity and bringing you dishes that trail the globe, we want to shine a light on all things special about eating out in Soho, whether it's Mexican for dinner or seafood for lunch. Check out our recommendations for the best restaurants in Soho below.
Looking for a chilled out place to eat in Soho with all things chicken on the menu? One of the best restaurants for all things buttermilk and deep fried in the city, join the ever cool Absurd Bird for a night of thighs, burgers, fried food and Americana inspired eats.
Sun 13 & Cantons' kitchen is run by head chef, Asma Khan - one of the rising stars of London's food scene thanks to her exceptional Mughlai cuisine. Here, she's created an extraordinary menu of dishes based on family recipes stemming from the royal kitchens of India. Head down to enjoy exciting, authentic North Indian cooking like never before - dishes include Chicken Rezala, Shorshe Chingri and Venison Kofta.
Brewdog are not just a trusted hangout for a craft brew, they also have a menu that's jam-packed with delicious eats. Head on over to their Soho restaurant and enjoy a menu of stacked burgers, fried chicken wings and boozy bottomless brunches that have become stuff of legend.
When you're not admiring how gorgeous Soho restaurant Ruby's is, make a trip for their brunch menu come the weekend complete with eggs benny, beef burgers and more. Dinner? Tuck in to vegan burgers, duck salads and more.
Head to the Wild Heart Restaurant in the Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel for an evening of top quality drinks and food. Their menu consists of creative and delicious dishes, responsibly sourced from the finest producers and meat supplied from professional London butchers.
One of Soho's most sought-after spots, Senor Ceviche offers a contemporary twist on classic Peruvian plates from brunch through dinner. Head over to Kingly Court and get ready to tuck into delicious BBQ dishes, their signature ceviche and plenty of decadent cocktails.
If you're looking for quirky restaurants in Soho, Korean Dinner Party is serving up creative dishes that fuse Eastern and Western flavours. Chow down on bites such as a ssamjang-topped pork neck taco, kimchi pancakes and beef tartare.
A hidden Soho restaurant and one of Central London's gems, temper is an internationally-inspired grill and restaurant serving delicious meats hot off the fire pit. Enjoy flame-grilled beauties in a unique, intimate setting with a touch of luxury.
Coqbull Soho is an absolute must for meat lovers looking to grab a bite to eat in Central London. Check out their range of succulent beef burgers, rotisserie chicken and veggie dishes alongside a curated menu of signature cocktails to wash it all down with.
If you're on the hunt for a dining experience you won't soon forget, then make your way over to Soho hotspot INCA London. This joint takes inspiration from Latin America, boasting bold, colourful interiors and a mouthwatering fusion menu, as well as regular shows and performances.
While the quirky Balans Soho Society is perfect for everything from brunch till dinner, seven days a week, there's another reason why it's so popular: they serve food way into the early hours of the morning. Perfect for a quick European snack.
For relaxed tapas in Soho, Dehesa offers a simple, seasonal menu of charcuterie, bar snacks and delectable dishes perfect for pairing with one of their delicious cocktails. If you're after Spanish-Italian dining in the heart of town, this is the place to book.
Heritage is a gorgeous restaurant in the heart of Soho, dishing up tasty grub inspired by alpine flavours. Tuck into seafood and high-quality meat plates, as well as cheesy delights using fondue or raclette, all in a beautiful setting.
If you're after the best restaurants in Soho, then be sure to check out Pizza Pilgrims located on the 4th floor of Selfridges. Head to this Italian hotspot for some fried gnocchi or stuffed burrata, followed by a few oh-so-crispy slices of the good stuff. Need we say more?
In the northern streets of Soho, you'll find ArrosQD, the swish Spanish fine dining restaurant whipping up Valencian fare using fire cooking techniques. Choose from their range of tasting menus, including some super indulgent options, or go for tapas bowls shared among the table.
Specialising in omakase sushi and sashimi, alongside signature dishes including tempura and specials from the robata grill, Aqua Kyoto is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Soho. Located on nearby Regent Street, this stunning restaurant bar is a must for any occasion.
Rosa's Thai Café in Soho welcomes everyone looking for delicious Eastern food and a friendly, fun atmosphere. Their menu offers a stunning selection of authentic Thai cuisine, from classic spices to vegetarian curries, as well as Asian inspired cocktails.
Boasting an innovative dining concept as its centrepiece, where the ordering system is beamed directly onto the table via digital projections, Inamo is a popular choice for a Soho restaurant where you'll lap up sushi, Japanese small plates and cocktails along the way.
Fun places to eat in Soho? Injecting a dose of modern day London into traditional Chinese dim sum, Opium offers contemporary additions to older staples. Find the discreet door, and get your fill of Chinese classics at this romantic restaurant in Soho.
Located on Berwick Street in the very heart of Soho, Ember Yard offers an idyllic Spanish and Italian dining experience whether you're stopping in for a few cocktails in the basement, or grabbing a bite to eat. The menu? A must-try mix of small plates dedicated to regional cuisine in romantic setting.
Not your average restaurant, The Windmill Soho offers you a theatrical dining experience, with table-top dancers, burlesque performers and circus acts running rampant while you eat. As for food and drink, chow down on world-class grub and sip on imaginative cocktails.
With a strong New York theme, sexy interiors and a killer cocktail list, Dirty Bones in Soho is the area's hot new addition. The bar and restaurant goes big on all things digestible with boozy shakes and huge burgers adorning the menu.
Situated on Carnaby Street (inside Kingly Court) and spanning two floors, Marsha is an excellent restaurant to head to if you're looking for dinner with friends or a weekend lunch. Enjoy small plates of mac and cheese, hummus and a menu almost solely dedicated to all things chicken.
Ping Pong Soho is another outpost of the famous Chinese restaurant and is serving up all sorts of deliciousness. Known for its dim sum, the Marlborough Street spot cooks up a variety of dishes, along with having a cracking cocktail menu and great brunches, and bottomless options come the weekend.
Head over to Rupert Street where this unique Mediterranean restaurant is serving up some of the most delicious plates in Soho. Chow down on classic mezze options, fresh fish and grilled meats, all washed down with their menu of cool cocktails designed to offer a twist on those classic concoctions.
From Indonesian snacks to sumptuous sushi rolls and tandoori sliders, Arcade Food Hall is knocking up quite the offering. It doesn't get much better for casual restaurants in Soho; the venue also fronts a music programme and features top-notch DJs to keep the buzz going.
Offering colour-pop interiors and delicious plates of Nikkei cuisine, this gorgeous Soho restaurant brings the cultures of Japan and Peru together to offer one of London's most unique dining experiences. Head down for signature dishes, cocktails, bottomless brunches and DJs every weekend.
A must for wine lovers, Noble Rot Soho is a British institution. Expect old-school charm, with a menu that covers everything from onglet steak and crudites with smoked eel butter to stuffed courgette and roast apricot ice cream for afters... washed down with a few glasses of vino, of course.
For dumplings in Soho? Few are celebrated quite like Baozilnn. A casual Chinese dining spot where chopsticks are set alongside pillowy bites, beef brisket and dan dan noodles, we loved their classic approach and beers alongside. See what we thought in our review.