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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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European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
26-29 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3LL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main thing to say about Quo Vadis is that the food is delicious, it elevates British food to something great. From the squid and octopus with bitter leaves and celery, perfect flavour and texture combination from great ingredients, to a flavoursome venison carpaccio, the...More

Thank DWD26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quo Vadis used to be very good. Five of us went for dinner on a Saturday evening very recently to the now much shrunken version. The artwork on the menus is still great (although, without any explanation, two out of the five menus had different...More

Thank EarlGrey123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Left it a bit late to book somewhere for a night out with friends, but thought we were lucky to find a free table here. Now we know why. Despite numerous emails from them confirming our booking, in which I mentioned it was a birthday...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Now half the size it used to be owing to the invasion of Barafina it least makes access to the gents toilets easier! The usual good friendly service and good tasting unpretentious food. Owing to the reduced size the table was ours for a two...More

Thank Cliffsend
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were in one of the private rooms, and the food was surprisingly good for a set menu with 20+ guests. Karl Marx wrote das Kapital there, interesting soho landmark.

Thank Andreredseptember
Reviewed 19 November 2017

My sister and I are massive 'foodies', as are our partners. So after watching 'The Great British Menu' and seeing Jeremy Lee, we had this on our list to visit for dinner in 2017. I booked a good 2 months ahead as we wanted a...More

Thank Holly_82
Reviewed 18 November 2017

First impressions of Quo Vadis are good. It's a nice restaurant and good service. Everything on the menu looks great at first glance. The food itself is good (my boyfriend loved his main course). However I just can't give it more than 3 stars because...More

Thank Holly H
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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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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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