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3-4 Warwick Street, London W1B 5LS, England (Victoria)
+44 (0)20 7292 0767
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Ranked #4,907 of 18,136 Restaurants in London
Price range: $0 - $72
Hours:
Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood:
Soho
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Modern in its minimalist use of dark wood, clean lines and bare-as-a-baba���s-wotsit walls, Soho���s So looks every bit the contemporary Japanese restaurant. The airy ground floor bar, dining area and shop-of-sorts (Japanese crockery sits prettily in numerous display cabinets) leads down to a main dining room. The furniture there is still wooden but stained almost black. The cooking is consistently very good ��� creative without being fussy, and much of it using organic ingredients. Menu in hand, make a visual beeline for the tempura selections (gorgeous), and then Grilled list. These knockout dishes ��� most notably the Wagyu rump, and Iberico pork ��� are cooked in the open kitchen over a rather special yogan-yaki grill resulting in an unique flavour. Friendly staff will knowledgeably suggest dishes and drinks.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

So was recommended to me by someone who was introduced to So by a Japanese friend and he spoke very highly of it. It seemed to be a cut above the fairly basic looking sushi places that are abundant in this part of town. The Nigiri and Roll set was decent value at £18.50. All of the fish tasted fresh... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We ordered a variety of platters,chicken meat tasted dry and the others was just drowned in sauce. Food was overrated and the portion was small but the bill however, was sky high. Never again.

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Tampere, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Visited during busy lunch time; the restaurant was busy, but service ws quick & friendly. We had salmon sushi plate and tempura (Mixed Tempura Set + Prawn Tempura), all delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I went there for the very famous foie gras rice, so me and my boyfriend ordered it, a raw Wagyu beef and a sushi platter. The amount of foie gras that you get is quite generous with the price (£22). It's very tasty with the sauce and mushrooms, foie gras were pan-friend nicely. The sushi platter and wagyu beef was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Brilliant food, home cooked, service was excellent and friendly, very good menu and the homemade pumpkin crème caramel was excellent. Tuna, octopus and salmon teriyaki were great. highly recommended

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Bucks
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94 reviews 94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Good food and service. Nice atmosphere. Not a cheap eat. Some vegetarian options. Difficult to know how to order unless you understand Japanese food. Reasonably priced but not in anyway cheap.

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Came here with a friend who have been here before and was hooked by this place's foie gras on rice. I was a bit reluctant to get this because I thought it'd be really rich and heavy, not to mention unhealthy to have so much foie gras as the mains. So, I ordered the Iberico pork. I was quite surprised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was very impressed with this restaurant: very hospitable and attentive staff , good service. Excellent food, especially spider crab rolls and green tea cake for dessert, served with black sesame ice-cream! Delicious. The special in-house 9% beers are also a must-try!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Having just returned from Japan I thought I'd see what London could offer. This place, though expensive, was superb. The staff were friendly, intelligent and accommodating.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very enjoyable meal at So. Very fresh fish and perfect service. Would certainly recommend the Tuna Tataki starter! Excellent!

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Additional Information about So Restaurant

Address: 3-4 Warwick Street, London W1B 5LS, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7292 0767
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Victoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 72
Cuisine: Japanese

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