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Fernandez & Wells

#4,373 of 17,928 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Soho
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43 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AL, England
+44 20 7734 1546
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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UK
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place on Lexington Street has been a favourite hideaway for years. Dependable, delicious tapas and excellent finos and wines. All in a compact cosy space. Recent change to "merge" with the coffee shop premises on Beak Street means that the USP of this place has gone. Trying to do two things and getting it mostly wrong. Also falling into... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been a big fan for years but - and I'm really sad about this - they just massively cut their menu. From abundance to parsimony in one move! Goodness knows what the management are thinking. The poor staff just look apologetic. Seems like many long-time customers are similarly taken aback. Hopefully normal service and the old menu will be back... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We actually went to the companies Beak Street Restaurant but sadly that is closing soon. We also visited this cafe and both were excellent, just what is needed after walking around town all morning. All the sandwiches look good and it was difficult to choose, it felt like you could come every day for a year and not have the... More 

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London
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73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Home made cakes and simple food with a twist. Beats the chains. Excellent coffee too! If visiting London, treat yourself .

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Hertfordshire
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122 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife & I popped in here for lunch after I bored her rigid trolling the Denmark Street guitar shops. Having not purchased yet another guitar, I was feeling a bit glum, but this place cheered us both up in no uncertain terms. It's quite unique in its vibe and you immediately get the impression that the quality of eats... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Dear guys, I have to admit that I was so curious about this place cause every single time when I passed by I felt the delicious flavours in the air! So look, the place it's kinda cozy and clear - it's perfect for everything literally - meeting, date, having an amazing meal with your friends etc. Huge downside guys that... More 

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St Peter Port
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife knew about Fernandez & Wells but we didn't know where any of their places were. We found this by accident. A great tapas/wine bar type of place, terrific atmosphere, excellent staff who are very knowledgable and excellent cured meats & other dishes. The chickpea and Morcilla was a treat!

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've wanted to come here for ages but stumbled upon it by complete chance whilst trying to escape the rain over the weekend. Really enjoyed it here, my husband and I had two nice glasses of red wine (there are only two options of red/white wine by the glass- but both are nice and reasonably priced). Despite having dinner plans... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Some time ago we got lost in SOHO and found this amazing place. The combination of simple food and great wine just filled our stomachs and wine with satisfaction and happiness. Probably the best "genius loci" food place in Soho. The cecina with bread, olive oil and Primitivo is our ultimate choice.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My favourite wine bar to visit in Soho. I'm happy to travel the six tube stops just for the atmosphere! The friendly staff will always recommend a good bottle or glass to go with your mood and atmosphere. There's always something new to try and I haven't had a bad glass yet. The chorizo, manchego cheese and patatas bravas are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 1546

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
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 neighbourhood 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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