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Bistro 1 - Frith Street

#905 of 17,123 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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27 Frith Street, London W1D 5LE, England
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for a pre Ronnie Scott's dinner. Very convenient, friendly and reasonably priced for central London. Good ambience and really tasty food. My son and wife are pescatarians and found plenty of interesting dishes to enjoy.

Thank Jon P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's quite difficult to find decent food, good value and genuinely friendly service in Soho but you will find all three at Bistro1. At the mad end of Frith Street, yards away from the tumult of Shaftesbury Avenue, this small restaurant somehow sits there in relative calmness. We had the pre-theatre set meal with prosecco where you get two courses,... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have dined here several times & always find the food interesting & tasty. Large menu selection so something to please everyone. Wine good too.

Thank Poppy707
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought this place was very good considering it is very close to a major tourist trap. £10 for two courses. Both my wife and I fully enjoyed the food. It is not fine dining but solid quality and a friendly atmosphere. Will return next time we are in London for a show.

Thank reescg
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic little cafe / bistro in the heart of Soho. Stopped off for breakfast & a coffee on a busy Saturday morning. Ordered an omelette & eggs Benedict. The omelette was huge, served with fries & salad. The eggs benedict was possibly the nicest I've ever had. Ordered tea & an Americano plus 2 glasses of water. £12.50!!! Bargain.... More 

Thank Kristina P
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked this as visiting nearby theatre and looked a good deal, however the quality of the food was below par. Service was quick and the place was busy.

Thank manicspider
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Bistro1 is a great Mediterranean restaurant in Covent Garden, the staff are not only friendly but the food is great value for money as well as being both very tasty!

Thank Jack A
Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

After reading good reviews I thought I would give it ago. I had the very bland falafel to start. And my friend had the calamari which had to be sent back. It was very rubbery. I had the moussaka which was awful. Tasteless. It was £15.00 for two courses. Over priced and I wouldn't go back.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife had 2 courses and I had the bacon and cheese burger. First we had complimentary bread and olives followed by my wife's meze starter very nice. The main courses where lovely and plenty to eat. The service was excellent the staff all attentive and friendly my wife had 2 glasses of wine and I had a coffee and... More 

Thank keithgill28
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We called in to Bistro1 for a meal having dined here previously. The food was excellent, perfectly cooked and prepared, washed down this time with a very tasty rosé. Very good value for money that guarantees we will call in again. Thanks to Francesca for her polite and friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $26
Mediterranean, European, Soups, International, Turkish, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Frith Street, London W1D 5LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: 442077346204

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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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