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Quo Vadis

26-29 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3LL, England
+44 20 7437 9585
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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26-29 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3LL, England
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time visit and Quo Vadis did not disappoint. My friend and I started with the steamed artichoke which was served with one of the tastiest vinaigrette dressings I have had in recent memory. More than enough for two. I then had 'pie of the...More

Thank DanSalmassian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rely on Harden's guide which is usually very good but not sure with this restaurant. They gave it 5.4.4 i.e. Best food, V good service and ambience. We would have been 3.3.3. The eclectic menu did not have a lot of choices-often a good...More

Thank David1309
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great looking place, prosecco fab but awful vegetarian food, this was handled well by the waitress but I ended up eating a bowl of chips. Will not be back.

1  Thank Vegi56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reading past reviews I think the most helpful comment is....avoid the set menu. Oysters amazing, prosecco fab and at that price should be, soup OK..main course looked OK tasted awful. How much oil?! Set menu fail. Left starving. Our complaints handled well but still a...More

1  Thank debsywalker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quo Vadis is rapidly becoming our default address in London for an excellent brasserie experience. Dinner was distinguished by a pistachio tart dessert and a poached hake in crab broth, let alone the signature dishes of smoked eel sandwich and St Emilion au chocolat. Where...More

Thank Martinyork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On my way to a business appointment stepped in for a quick drink. It’s a tidy little spot but my word is the service slow. Also I know it’s Soho but must wine be so expensive if it’s barely above average? Long story short it’s...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food great service the waitress was wonderful despite a large crash of glasses ! Charming and attentive. Food out of this world.

Thank Howellmorgan
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

In the heart of Soho this place is a little gem. As a guest of old friends I was lucky enough to dine upstairs in the members only restaurant and bar which was a lovely place and not in the least bit self important or...More

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visiting Quo Vadis was proposed to us by a dear uncle of mine and he was more than right! We had one of the best breakfasts ever! I sincerely had no idea that British cuisine could be so superb! The pudding with marmalade and the...More

Thank IOANNIS P
Reviewed 27 December 2017

sorry to say but our meal was not good in any way. our fish dish was very poor. fish was dry overcooked and whiffy. our chicken liver pate was tasteless but smooth nonetheless. we had a glass of fizz, a glass of wine, chicken liver,...More

Thank DeannaE3
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Anne R
29 September 2016|
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Response from hockeydoctor | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for terribly late reply. They restaurant has just been refurbished and i believe is now quite small. Previously I would describe as bustling rather than noisy. They food is great. Seasonal, simple and very well cooked... More
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5 December 2015|
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Response from MosheT | Reviewed this property |
In fact they apologized and invited us. But we live abroad. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$91
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26-29 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 9585
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Description
Quo Vadis is one of London’s most iconic restaurants, with its instantly recognisable façade and fascinating heritage. The “Grande Dame of Dean Street” has been around since 1926 and continues to be a Soho institution, beloved by local residents, foodies, regulars and tourists alike. Restaurateur and food connoisseur brothers Sam & Eddie Hart took on the restaurant in 2008, and in 2012 the inimitable Jeremy Lee came on board as Chef Patron. Jeremy along with General Manager Andy Smyth, runs the building with charisma and charm. The menu at Quo Vadis changes change daily according to the produce offered to Jeremy by his enviable list of suppliers, many of whom Jeremy has built up very close relationships with over the years. Seasonality and sourcing is of paramount importance to Jeremy and his kitchen. Diners come to Quo Vadis to enjoy an eclectic array of dishes from the a la carte menu, which also features a popular Theatre Set menu that is available all day. The succinct and reasonably priced wine list has been put together by Sam Hart and wonderfully compliments all aspects of the menu. Sam does not rely on names or reputations but chooses wines on whether he thinks the customers will enjoy drinking them. He likes to blind taste and tries to select wines that have a real sense of terroir and place and from those, where possible, he picks organic and biodynamic wines.
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