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Quo Vadis

#1,500 of 17,953 Restaurants in London
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26-29 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 3LL, England
+44 20 7437 9585
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Today
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 11:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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City of London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was invited to a private party in one of the rooms... approx 60 people. The canapes were so delicious!!! And the cocktails amazing!!! The people there were all very nice and kind.

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Paris, France
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have found this place on the internet where it was suggested by several british sources as one of the best breakfast spots in the whole UK. Quo Vadis is a public restaurant and a private club. During the day the private club part is for members only but in morning hours they open it for the public and they... More 

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Thank Photoandtravel
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Average service! Went with friends for breakfast after reading some good reviews. The experience didnt get off to a great start as there was no one on reception and we were unsure where to go... I had to ring the contact number to find out. We finally got a table, got seated and ordered from the menu. The food was... More 

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Thank robinsonAdv
Cairo, Egypt
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124 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small place with a select menu all fresh products for the day really excellent food and well prepared.

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Thank lmourey
Reading, United Kingdom
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714 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quo Vadis has a few private rooms. Used one of these for a filming session of a business breakfast meeting. Good service; good food; decent room. All told, a good place.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful small restaurant in Soho with a small but fantastic menu, all foods are absolutely fresh, all dishes interesting and cooked to perfection. Nice choice of wines! Definitely recommend!

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Thank Christine G
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I dined here with my partner, and having read the TripAdvisor reviews we expected this to be a high quality restaurant in terms of food and service. First up, the positives. The place was cosy and beautifully decorated inside. The waiters were very attentive and polite - and were able to decipher some of the confusing language on the menu... More 

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Thank GMoore_11
weymouth
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We booked this restaurant after reading a review, and it was a very good experience, the staff were helpful, friendly, and the food was really lovely. There was no sense of rushing us whatsoever, well worth a visit.

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Burgess Hill
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228 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The menu changes daily to reflect the best and freshest produce available, but what doesn't change is the approach to serving delicious, homely food with refinement in a comfortable, relaxed setting. Highlights of our dinner were brill served with sea vegetables and aioli, and onglet steak with pickled walnuts and perfect chips. The restaurant is now quite small (so worth... More 

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Thank Laurie P
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have a few friends who are members so headed upstairs to join them for an afternoon snack and a couple of drinks. The 'light bites' menu is interesting and has a good selection. Good range of wines available so what ever your budget you can find something suitable. But the best thing about the visit was the staff. Reception,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$83
Cuisine
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
Quo Vadis is one of London’s most iconic restaurants, with its instantly recognisable facade 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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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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