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49 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AP, England (Soho)
(020) 7494 0514
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Ranked #546 of 17,944 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $78
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
Neighborhood:
Soho
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Carnforth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The food was only average. The service is very bad: they put pressure on us to order as quickly as possible even though it was only 9.30pm, and we were a large table. They didn't have any bread left, although we only had one small basket for a table of 10. I didnt feel welcome. Would not recommend.

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Knaresborough
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Booked this restaurant after reading reviews on TA, I was not disappointed. This is a small restaurant in the heart of Soho, we were made to feel very welcome and although the menu is limited all the food we had had been freshly cooked and was delicious! Finding a place to eat as good as this in the heart of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We randomly found this restaurant on an impromptu night out - its a lovely small restaurant with very warm friendly staff. the food portions are excellent as is the food and, just as importantly, a great selection of wines!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I dined here on a recent trip to London. We found the restaurant to be quaint, and full of character. The menu was small, yet the quality was very good. Very friendly service as well. We will come back. A hidden gem in London.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I popped into this wine bar basically to kill time, I found it had a lovely atmosphere and very intimate seating inside. The staff were wonderful. The lady who served me had terrible trouble connecting their card (eftpos) machine in order to take my payment and ended up discounting my wine! Bless her!! Would definitely look at going again for... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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217 reviews 217 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Enjoyed a great meal here in this informal, buzzy little place. Everything was good but stand-out dishes were the crayfish and cannelini bean starter and the superb, melt-in-the-mouth steaks. Washed down by the house rioja and chenin blanc - both delicious. Excellent coffee. Efficient and friendly service. £45 for two courses, wine and coffee. Good value for such high quality... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you're looking for somewhere quaint to have some good food in a comfortable, relaxing environment... look no further! My boyfriend took me to Aurora for my birthday after it was recommended to him by his brother. The place is cosy with a cute back yard with tables each lit by candles that help create a very romantic atmosphere (10... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We went here with my in-laws tonight. We just happened upon it and we're took in with its charm. We were so glad we did. The food was lovely, staff v friendly and portions huge (great for visiting northerners!) We'll be back!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had dinner here recently with friends trying out the September menu. Had a hard job choosing from everything on offer as all sounded delicious and proved to be so. My pork chop was fantastic and my friends enthused about their steak, cod and sea bream. Could not manage desserts - portion sizes too generous for that after a starter. Very... More 

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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 0 - 78

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