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Aurora

#598 of 18,317 Restaurants 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
Website
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Old school soho restaurant

Small, intimate rooms with French style cooking. Nothing too modern, but well balanced dishes. Loved the Lavender Creme Brûlée

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
StevefromLondon_11
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Small, intimate rooms with French style cooking. Nothing too modern, but well balanced dishes. Loved the Lavender Creme Brûlée

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London
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141 reviews 141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Came across this place by chance so had no preconceived ideas of what to expect. The two waitresses were very pleasant and efficient. There was a nice atmosphere once it started to fill up a bit. From what we overheard it would seem best to book as it's obviously popular which is a bit surprising , not because of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

An impromptu dinner at Aurora this week was a return visit for us. This restaurant has one of those menus where you are spoilt for choice. I had the most scrumptious warm lamb salad which was delicious and a very generous portion. My husband had the squid which was divine and beautifully flavoured. We both had the duck confit as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Found the restaurant by chance on an impromptu evening out. An interesting menu, very tasty, well cooked food and good sized portions. Lovely atmosphere and charming staff. What more could you ask for! We will be returning.

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England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This small place has charm, great food and class. It also has a garden area. Lunch here was a relaxed and unfussy. Just the right attitude. A must.

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London, United Kingdom
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67 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good small place. Food is tasty and well cooked. It has a cute garden inside. Service is good. Woths a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Beautiful steak. Perfectly cooked. Lovely attentive but reserved staff Fabulous atmosphere. A little gem!

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London
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82 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We ate here for a family meal, my daughter having been here happily several times. Six can eat at the table by the window which is great for people watching, although the door doesn't close properly so it's a little drafty. We were a little disappointed that they were still serving their December menu in January but it's nicely small... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I found this restaurant by chance after leaving one we originally booked as it was too noisy and busy with Xmas parties. We stumbled upon this restaurant and luckily they had one table spare and we were so pleased. The atmosphere was cosy and warm and the staff were really friendly and attentive. The food was excellent... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I have had my eye on this restaurant for a while and, having finally eaten there, I was not disappointed. I would have preferred a table on the ground floor, but was very happy in the cosy little basement area. I really liked the menu, which was varied and interesting and the waiter was very helpful with advice about gluten... More 

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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 0 - 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

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?