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Aurora

#1,362 of 17,355 Restaurants in London
#1,467 of 18,279 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Soho
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49 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AP, England
(020) 7494 0514
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely evening

Had another great meal here last night. Food all top notch and friendly attentive service. White wine could have been better chilled and prefer to our myself rather than it being sloshed into glasses but am nit picking. V reasonable prices for quality on offer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Wedding anniversary dinner. Booked garden table. Arrived at 920pm for a 915pm booking to be told they had accidentally given garden table away but would try and move us outside ASAP. They did 45 minutes later. We had hoped they might not charge us for bread and olives given they by their own admission screwed up but instead manager then... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Had another great meal here last night. Food all top notch and friendly attentive service. White wine could have been better chilled and prefer to our myself rather than it being sloshed into glasses but am nit picking. V reasonable prices for quality on offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I've been here a couple of times now and on both occasions my food has been absolutely delicious. The menu was different each time. I can't wait to go back. Each dish I've tried has been light, and beautifully seasoned so you feel sated but not stuffed. I've particularly enjoyed the vegetarian dishes even though I'm not a veggie. My... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We went for a drink when it was empty, asked to sit inside but we were told we could only do so if we ate and then we were charged service for standing in the cold and waiting over 10 minutes for a glass or wine and pint.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We happened across this little jewel of a place while wandering. Just one look inside and we both had to stop here. There is quaint garden in the back. The inside is very cozy with a small bar and old wooden floors made comfortable through years of use. It was a Sunday mid day and their traditional roast meal was... More 

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Kent, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My Husband & I are real foodies & always on the look out for exciting places to eat & a few weekends ago, we had a few hours to kill so we went restaurant hunting, looking for our next gastronomic adventure & discovered a few in Soho....... On our next theatre trip, we decided to book Aurora as it was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I was looking for a nice lunch in SOHO and so glad I found this place. Intimate and romantic with a small garden in the back. My smoked duck salad and seafood pasta were delicious. Friendly staff. A favorite in London. Will definitely be back!

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London/New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is always fun. The staff are eccentric and entertaining and make everyone feel welcome. The food is fine for the price and location (ie Central London).

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This restaurant is really charming and one of the most romantic ones I've been too! The food was good enough and reasonably priced but it was the ambience that made it a nice evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Was there for a birthday dinner this weekend... the food was very average... the wine was good... the downstairs' private room was not so nice but the garden and upstairs really cute and atmospheric.

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Additional Information about Aurora

Address: 49 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AP, England
Phone Number: (020) 7494 0514
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 78

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: (020) 7494 0514

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 78
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

Neighborhood Profile
Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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