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“Great service, good food.”
Review of Forty Dean Street

Forty Dean Street
Ranked #2,103 of 24,825 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Soho
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Felt the need for a good Spaghetti Vongole, and took a table here on a whim. Did not disappoint. Juicy clams beautifully presented on a sizeable nest of perfectly cooked, glossy spaghetti. Buttery and garlicky with plenty of parsley - delicious. Washed down with a large glass of Sicilian white.
Special mention to Sophy and Nazy who looked after me so well. Faultless service.

Thank nick b
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I had booked a table for two for a friend's birthday. We arrived and were shown to our table by a friendly waiter - no problem there. After waiting around for about 10mins or so we ordered a starter to share and two mains. Starter came fairly promptly, no issues. We then had to wait over 35mins for the mains to come and had to ask twice where they were. When they arrived it was clear that my chicken had been cooked probably a couple of days before and was microwaved up. Asparagus was wilted and discoloured as well as the mashed potato which had turned an orange colour. Sauce was sour and had a film over it. Suffice to say I didn't eat it and left the plate there. Asked for the bill and took another 15 mins to pay it. Waiter didn't even ask why I had left my food or if the meal was good. Got out as fast as I can and now have had a stomach ache for best part of the night. Avoid like the plague.

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Thank Heni8898
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Had a pre-theatre meal here at Forty Dean Street. We had an hour to eat but unfortunately, the food took a while to cook so we couldn't actually eat all of our main course without being super late to the theatre. The good news is the food is yum! The arancini, aubergine parmigiana and pea risotto were excellent.

They seemed to have alot of tables sit down within 10 mins of each other which probably backed up the kitchen. if you have a bit more time, i would recommend this place. We ended up missing the first 20 mins of Aladdin :-(
Our waitress was really helpful and very sweet also. Just a case of unfortunate timing for us.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Perfect location, authentic Italian cooking, super friendly staff, great service, good value.........what more could you wish for?
A delightful family lunch (including the dog) in an atmosphere that just wasn't like London, it was more like a village in rural Italy.

Thank Dalestreet
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Plenty to choose from on the menu of this little Italian gem of a restaurant. Tables are fairly close together a noise levels can get a bit high but not such that it stops easy conversation. Nice food at mid range prices, good wine list at sensible prices. Good service, pretty efficient and unobtrusive. All in all a pleasant experience

Thank 666awy2015
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