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So Restaurant

3-4 Warwick Street, London W1B 5LS, England (Victoria)
+44 (0)20 7292 0767
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Ranked #4,550 of 17,465 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: Victoria
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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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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
5 helpful votes 5 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The service was nothing less than terrible, up-sell techniques, starters served after the mains (or just forgotten), no topping up of table water, rushed out of the restaurant at 10pm on a Saturday night with the waitress persistently coming to the table to demand payment urging that they had already taken last orders. Food mediocre and pricey at 35 GBP... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We've been looking for Japanese restaurant suitable for families or family friendly. Following Tripadvisor searched a lot of Japanese restaurant pop up in the Centre of London. However, are all of them Japanese? I do think that to have the right to be called Japanese, you need to comply some basic criteria,...Japanese chef and Japanese staff or Staff trained by... More

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Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just around the corner from Brewer Street’s stretch of cheap and cheerful Japanese restaurants, but clearly aiming for a more concerning diner. Seating on ground floor and basement. The downstairs dining room has a polished, contemporary feel. All Japanese staff and many Japanese customers which gave us the impression that it must be genuine. Food was good, the beef excellent... More

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Hertfordshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

You must try this restaurant - fabulous variety of food, the scallops are to die for! the Sushi was the best I've ever eaten. My Husband was equally as excited about the stewed pork! The waiter was friendly and informative and the service was great - we sat downstairs and enjoyed watching the chefs cook in a open kitchen area... More

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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have known this restaurant for the past 4 years and I have always loved returning. They serve very authentic Japanese food, mainly centered on sushi and sashimi. Service is nice and friendly. Food quality is good and remains constant over years. Their nigiri, sashimi selection are awesome. Tempura is brillant also. Eel on rice is very nice. Their dessert... More

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Oxford
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39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had Foie Gras rice and bento, and also a sushi platter and a pot of Sencha. The Foie Gras was unbearably salty. Sencha was so bland as if there was no tea in it. The fish was fresh and delicious, which was probably the reason why I remained seated to the end of the meal. Besides, it was totally... More

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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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