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“A good find”
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Bistro du Vin
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Soho
Reviewed April 25, 2012

The restaurant that i normally eat in has closed and it was by chance that I discovered the Bistro du Vin. having worked in the tourism industry for the past several years I would like to think i have picked up a number of skills for identifying a good establishment. the menu and exterior of a building as does the number of guests already in the restaurant generally say a lot. a nice warm friendly environment followed by very good service and food. we were offered a selection of bread when seated, which was nice as not included in bill. We left feeling well fed and watered. no hesitation in recommending.

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Thank DM56
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Reviewed April 24, 2012

We visited Bistro du Vin, Soho for their champagne afternoon tea.

We had purchased a 2-for-1 deal on Groupon, and were a little apprehensive as occasionally you can get treated like a second-class citizen at some places with a voucher. However, we were never made to feel 'cheap' for having a voucher by the staff.

The afternoon tea was fairly standard, with a french twist when it came to the pastries. The sandwiches were ham & mustard, smoked salmon & cream cheese, egg & cress and cucumber & creme fraiche. The pastries included eclairs and a mini lemon meringue tart, and of course there were scones (fruit and plain). This was definitely more than enough food, and it all tasted delicious. Plus we had a whole bottle of champagne, along with our tea!

We were incredibly impressed with the waiting staff, as they came across as relaxed and friendly (especially the sommelier). We would definitely go back again and try their main menu, which looked excellent.

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Thank MrsT28
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Reviewed April 21, 2012

When one first enters, his attention is grabbed by a motto;"I think, therefore I du Vin",which made absolutely no sense to me. The first impression is of a cozy, but average atmosphere. We were on a business dinner, so I couldn't expect much. The food , though , was a nice surprise. Salads were rich and fresh, thew staff was helpful and the salmon with lentils a very original and tasteful plate. I was asked for a different dessert and I was immediately served one. The wine list was also rich enough. This restaurant in Soho can be considered a satisfactory recommendation for an after theatre dinner.

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Thank georgepap_10
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

Bistro Du Vin Soho has a lovely warm atmosphere. Firstly, the tables are spread out, so it doesn't feel like you are dining with the people next to you. The food is great. We had the Lobster Bisque (fantastic value for money and tastes amazing) and the Burger (also gorgeous). The portions are large and you definitely won't go hungry here. The quality of food is fantastic.

The wine and Champagne list is vast and not too over priced either. A nice glass of Chablis was about £7, and House Champage £9 which is fairly good for London

The service is good. It wasn't too busy being a Tuesday, but the staff were attentive and polite.

Overall, Locals and tourists alike should definitely give this a try. Its a great eatery and you won't be disappointed.

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Thank pandg1
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Reviewed April 4, 2012

The staff were helpful, the food was good (we had the set pre-theatre menu which was excellent value).

The wine list was extensive, the only criticism I would have is that the cheapest bottle of white was around the £25 mark which is expensive.

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Thank Debbie S
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