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ZIMA Russian Restaurant

45 Frith Street, London W1D 4SD, England
+44 20 7494 9111
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, Fusion, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
45 Frith Street, London W1D 4SD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hi. Arthur speaking. First of all would like to say big thanks to your waiter Denis Bruma and Daniel Nicolenko they was always next to us in their busiest time! Enjoyed our experience and atmosphere here! Will defiantly come back to this restaurant again. Great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andrew w
Reviewed 5 days ago

An old style Soho townhouse with huge windows and slightly wonky stairs, right next door to Ronny Scotts. The food attracts plenty of Russians, which must be a good sign. Some of the cured / pickled items were a little blander than I expected, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DageniteDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming staff will advise for those who are unfamiliar with Russian cuisine. Pleasant decor, mercifully without ambient music so diners can actually hear their concersation. Some nice artwork on the walls. Food good and not too massive portions. Recommend to give it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Drph24
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Drph24, Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Zima Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my friend to lunch couple of weeks ago, must say that the food was delicious, great lunch deals. Service was swift and prompt. Would definitely recommend this place!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marinikaa D
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marinikaa, Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Zima Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked late lunch (3pm) on new year. Arrived a little late to find they were actually closed, thereafter lied to about them trying to contact us. There was a girl in there eating. People coming and going to takeaways. Anyway they accommodated us in their...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank gaz1234Uk
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear gaz1234Uk, Thank you for your review and we are very sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Zima! You did catch us at a time when we were preparing for the main event of the month and therefore accepting only take away orders and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zima offers a good variety of authentic Russian food in a casual bistro-style atmosphere. The waiting staff appear to be Russian, the wine list is good (including some wines from Georgia which are well worth trying), the vodka list is extensive. Given the location this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John_from_NM
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John, Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Zima Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this restaurant so much. The service always a good and very friendly atmosphere. You can feel as at home.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lizazima89
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Liza, Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Zima Team

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I was here first time July 2017 and service was good and food was also good. Decided to take my friend to show him bit of my traditional side expecting good food , drinks and service. Wow, what a disappointment and embarrassment! From the absolutely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank 557artursk
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 557artursk, Thank you for your review. We are very sorry you've not had the good time you expected at ZIMA! The service you describe is, of course, not what we aim for and, as you can tell from your previous visit, we can do...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018

Went with some Russian specialist friends, one is half Russian and he was very at home, its like walking into a Russian persons front room, enjoyed the Russian Mules and Vodka

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GrahamV54
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Graham, Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Zima Team

Reviewed November 25, 2018

We were looking for a nice place to eat in Soho on a busy Sat night and took a chance on Zima. The tables were booked but they have a hidden upstairs terrace that is quite cozy and has heaters. I had actually been there...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stuarts281
ZimaLondon, Public Relations Manager at ZIMA Russian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stuart, Thank you very much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Zima Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Frith Street, London W1D 4SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7494 9111
  • E-mail
Description
Zima is a Russian Restaurant situated in a three storey townhouse in the heart of Soho. The menu specialises in traditional Russian dishes with a modern twist. Enjoy the best priced caviar in London alongside our signature dishes such as house pirozhki, various zakuski and pelmeni (dumplings), a perfect match to our selection of house infused vodka. Whether you are looking to host an event or a birthday dinner - celebrate in the most welcoming atmosphere, indulge in seasonal dishes, sip on homemade infusions and escape from the ordinary.
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