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“Good quality quick bite” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bodean's BBQ - Soho

Bodean's BBQ - Soho
10 Poland Street, London W1F 8PZ, England (Soho)
+44 (0)20 7287 7575
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Ranked #804 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
Price range: $1 - $41
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Soho
Watford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Good quality quick bite”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Great food, quick service. BUT it's always heaving and there's always a long wait. Regardless of time of day/night!

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bristol
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Real Barbecue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We sat upstairs in the less formal part of the restaurant as it was half hour wait for downstairs.
We actually enjoyed the casualness of it,
The food at Bodean's was delicious, burnt ends very succulent, spare ribs were some of the meatiest I've had (and we do tend to have quite a lot!!) although baby backs a little bit dry.
We ordered far too much food so they were more than happy to supply take out containers.
overall highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“A great find in Soho, delicious food and value for money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

We have visited Bodean's three times and on each visit we have not been disappointed. It's great value for money and serves huge portions of American Diner style food. The service is quick but the restaurant is often busy, so you might have to wait for a table. The burnt ends in particular are definitely worth a try.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent food in a "cool" setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Visited late saturday night (08/06/2013) and was worried about the no booking policy, turned up and was told there would be a 45 minute wait for a table - fortunately it was a warm evening and there was room outside to sit and wait, Sounded a good plan to me - and a good sign of the quality of the restaurant.
Was called for our table and its viking style dining upstairs - one long table for four couples - i dont mind this style at all but realise some people may be wary - the menu is full of choices and the bar staff and waiting staff couldnt of been more helpful. Perhaops a bit on the pricey side for a hard faced northerner but was delighted with the quality and quantity of food served. Will definitely be visiting again soon.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good BBQ for London”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I don't think I would have called my meal inexpensive, nor would I have called it a HUGE portion, however, I would describe it as delicious. The prices are fair given the location and the portions are a good size (maybe I was just too hungry that day). We went on a Saturday night and had to wait about 30 minutes to sit (not bad, gave us time to grab a pint around the corner). The food came out quickly and met all of my taste expectations. The table BBQ sauces are really good. My only comment is the coleslaw isn't the best, but I didn't come for the slaw. Worth checking out if you are in the area...well, even if you aren't in the area you should go at least once.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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