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Polpo Soho

41 Beak Street, London W1F 9SB, England
+44 20 7734 4479
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Beak Street, London W1F 9SB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looked nice from the outside, quite dark but quirky. Food options not extensive but what was advertised on the menu seemed ok. Food nothing special and left hungry despite being advised what to order and suggested it would be enough for both of us. Ordered...More

Thank laura112016
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the atmosphere here and the menu is superb (and changes quite frequently and there are daily specials). The drinks are good too - especially the cocktails. Great place to eat in Soho

Thank Holiday_Junkie222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, great buzzing scene. Food worth waiting for. The wines are awesome too. No booking in advance but it’s worth the trip

Thank bmac645
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best pizza of my life!! food was great, company was better ;) service and waitress was lovely. Only thing I wouldn't recommend would be the milan style chicken, was fine but nothing special.

Thank Esme T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter assured us it were main courses the tiny portions he put in front of us after putting our order in front of the wrong guests first, spoiling water over us and knocking down my collegue's suitcase. The food didn't make up for the...More

Thank Krok E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bustling vibrant place in Soho. Great tapas! We order 5 dishes, waitress recommended 2-3 each. We ate these and had room for dessert which I'm super pleased about as I was able to have the nutella pizza (picture below) so wrong yet...More

Thank Lianne C
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Very very bad food for all my family. My 12 year old son can cook better food There is no way this is cooked with care and attention

Thank Londontripper222
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Had to re-order a pizza 4 times before it finally arrived as we were paying the bill (which we also had to ask for 4 times). The staff were really harassed and never actually did what they said they would do Bill arrived incorrect 3...More

Thank John H
Reviewed October 27, 2017

The two of us got a stool at the bar and ordered a drink. Its a little odd being sat here as you dont get service from a a waiter/waitress but the barstaff instead. Which, as we found out, means very slow service as they're...More

Thank Edward V
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Popped in for luncheon on the back of a recommendation and was not disappointed. We started with a cocktail and then chose a selection of starters and man courses which we share.I went for duck ragout which was a special and meatballs but as we...More

Thank StewartandLorna
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
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Yoav G
November 19, 2016|
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Response from Guinle | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes.. they do
Sue K
October 29, 2016|
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Response from Jaidev M | Reviewed this property |
There are a few items - but unfortunately those meatballs do have gluten. The menu did mention allergy information and the staff did seem quite knowledgeable and should be able to navigate you in the direction of the most... More
October 9, 2016|
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Response from Faure H | Reviewed this property |
No really sure about that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Beak Street, London W1F 9SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 4479
Polpo is a bàcaro, a humble, Venetian restaurant serving simple food and good, young local wines within a modest setting, exposed brickwork, tin ceilings and copper bars. Several of the restaurants have basement bars - a great clandestine destination in their own right for drinks and a snack, or as a handy place to hang out while you are waiting for your friends to join you.
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