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41 Beak Street, London, W1F 9SB

((((* Italian
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 22:00.

Great. Not been for a while and will be back soon. Super menu. Service a little slow and it was quite

Ashley Bennett-freeman 16 June 2017
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Oozing industrial chic, POLPO Soho serves up signature Venetian small plates. Exposed brick walls and rustic wooden seating are joined by a charming wooden bar, well stocked with Italian wines and spirits.

Reminiscent of Venice’s charming backstreet restaurants, POLPO specialises in Venetian small plates and spritz. Hand-rolled meatballs, freshly-stretched pizzettes and fresh colourful salads head up the menu. The main menu varies with the seasons and favourite creations include cuttlefish & squid ink risotto with gremolata, roast stuffed pork, lentils & radicchio and crab & chilli linguine. For dessert, choose from a variety of classics, such as tiramisu or Venetian ricotta doughnuts with cinnamon sugar.

Bringing Italian charm to London, POLPO on Beak Street is a 5-minute walk from both Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus Tube stations.


41 Beak Street, London, W1F 9SB

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Customer reviews for POLPO Soho

4.1 ((((* (based on 116 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (88)
  • dinner (58)
  • trendy (39)
  • value (35)
  • romantic (28)
  • business (17)
  • entertainment (9)
  • child friendly (7)
  • large parties (7)
  • private dining (5)
  • al fresco (2)
  • breakfast (2)
  • ((((( 16 June 2017 by Ashley Bennett-freeman from Beak st

    Great. Not been for a while and will be back soon. Super menu. Service a little slow and it was quite

  • ((((* 11 June 2017 by Gareth Jones from Norfolk

    Excellent lunch. Relaxed atmosphere, great service and the food and wine were spot on. Meatballs, seafood fritto misto and the pea & ricotta bruschetta were divine. We will return!

  • ((((( 29 May 2017 by Alethea Zouras from London

    Wonderful atmosphere and great food

  • ((((* 28 May 2017 by Peter Higginbotham from Gainsborough

    Booking service good. Food good. Negative all food came together rather than starter main course. And pasta dish smaller than expected. If visiting again would order differently

  • ((((( 26 May 2017 by Steve Nixon from London

    Wonderful casual dining experience. Great menu, wonderful specials, super service and a great location for a relaxing lunch all washed down with an excellent selection of wines, beers and shorts. The Fritto Misto is a particular favourite and the Chicken and Chilli Arrancini had a real kick. The Sloe Sour (with gin) was a perfect accompaniment.

  • ((((( 15 May 2017 by Ozge Lokmanhekim from istanbul

    Enjoyed the delicious food!!!

  • (**** 10 May 2017 by Sophie Prudence from London

    Disappointed, food was cold my chicken tagliatelle had cartalidge bits of chicken which Was not plesent. Start briefing was held directly behind us even though the restaurant was empty at thistime.

  • ((((* 5 May 2017 by Alex Thomas from London

    Booked online easily and confirmed when Polpo called on the day. Shown straight to table on arrival right at the back near the bar where dishes were handed to waiting staff so a bit busy and distracting and not always pleasant smells wafting out of the kitchen. Waiting staff very friendly and nice but maybe could have done more to ask if we understood the menu and what sort of things to order - amounts, combinations, etc. Nice touch to immediately bring tap water to table. Food was nice - especially the classic meatballs and chicken mushroom tagliatelle (although temperature was a little tepid). Cod cheeks and lentils could have done with more fish to balance the large amount of lentils. Good value for money. Lunch for two cost less than £60 inc a beer and coffees. I'd visited before and enjoyed it while not feeling like I was desperate to rush back and probably feel the same again now.

  • ((((( 19 April 2017 by Chris Davey from London

    good interior, good tasty good. Easy to book although food tooka while to come over

  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Louise Smart from London

    Great food and excellent service. A fabulous lunch experience

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