Restaurants in Soho
The restaurant lined streets of Soho can seem an intimidating prospect when deciding where to have dinner. Thankfully, DesignMyNight are on hand once again to share some of our wisdom as to the best restaurants in Soho (arguably, some of the best restaurants in London). Book a space now at some of the top restaurants to be wined and dined until you're too full to move.
Last updated on 10th November 2017
Inamo really does take the biscuit for the most unique of all our recommended restaurants in Soho. Boasting a wonderfully innovative concept as its centrepiece, whereby the ordering system is beamed directly onto the table, Inamo is unmatched in creativity. Always a popular choice, Inamo Soho is one of the best restaurants in London for oriental-fusion style dishes.
Sun 13 & Canons' 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.
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.
After an American dining experience in Soho? We know the perfect place on Ganton Street. Make your way to The Diner where you’ll find a venue that harks back to the classic 1950s diner scene, as hungry guests choose between all-day breakfasts, buttermilk pancakes, hotdogs and all kinds of hamburgers. What’s the booze like, though? The Diner also features a good spread of beers as well as boozy shakes and award-winning teas spiked with all kinds of spirits.
Fusing traditional Greek cuisine and culture with a few modern twists, Elysée Restaurant & Bar is a lively restaurant in Soho, ideal for an all-in-one night out with friends, family or colleagues. Guests can get excited about live jazz performances, the obligatory plate smashing and a late licence extending until 3.30am - you're in for an indulgent evening at Elysée Restaurant & Bar.
Based on Great Windmill Street in Soho, Casita Andina is a Peruvian restaurant that's been turning heads with its fresh ceviche and traditional recipes. Coupled with the restaurant's selection of hand-crafted cocktails and the overall rustic aesthetic, it offers a serene and calm dinner location for every person that walks through its door.
One of the most decadent places to eat in the area, Six Storeys is a Soho venue with more than just charm. From their cocktail bar down to their luxurious dining, people head to this space for some of the finest dishes and tipples in the city.
Burger lovers of central London rejoice as renowned Honest Burger opens up near Dean Street. The chain create delicious and hearty burgers from British meat, and market veg for a homemade taste.
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 got from professional London butchers.
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.
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.
Looking for a chilled out place to eat in Soho that claims chicken its main dish? 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, fried food and Americana inspired eats.
Machiya is charming restaurant-bar based in Soho that focuses on delivering authentic Japanese flavours to the area's many revellers. In the upstairs dining area, guests can enjoy traditional dishes such as tonkatsu, teriyaki and yaitori, created using the freshest ingredients that guests can get their hands on. Head downstairs and soak up all the great flavours on offer in the cocktail den, serving both classic recipes and more inventive concoctions, created using Japanese whiskies and flavoursome sake.
As one of Europe's only Pisco Bars, a visit to Ceviche is an absolute must. A trip to the colourful and quirky little restaurant is made all the more appealing by the venue's hit menu that includes Peruvian nibbles and tapas.
Wahaca serves up some of the tastiest Mexican street food that you'll find in a large radius of Soho. This isn't greasy burritos or cheap tortilla chips, this is authentic and fresh Mexican grub that's packed full of flavour. We're talking freshly made guac with lime juice and coriander, slow-cooked pork topped with a red onion relish & habanero chillies, and sweet potato and feta taquitos. To wash it down? Tequila of course.
Injecting a dose of modern day London into traditional Chinese dim sum, Opium offers contemporary additions to older staples. Another of our favourite restaurants in Soho, this might be one of the best restaurants in London for dim sum. An ideal spot to impress a date, catch up with friends over a spot of dinner, or simply to enjoy a couple of drinks with friends, this is one of recommended restaurants in Soho.