Forty Dean Street

(65 Reviews)
40 Dean Street, London, W1D 4PX
Italian
A la carte menu

Top offer

Lunch Club Card - 25% off food & drink bill

This offer is not valid with set menus offerings. 

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00.

Restaurant description

A Soho favourite for nearly two decades, Forty Dean Street prides itself on offering the finest Italian cuisine for affordable prices. The interior features intimate lighting and classic décor, while the bar prepares a selection of indulgent cocktails alongside a diverse wine list.

The Forty Dean Street menu is packed with seasonal produce, and offers up traditional recipes from across Italy. Fresh pasta recipes include homemade ravioli with sun-dried tomatoes, goat's cheese and mushrooms, while the antipasti selections are perfect to share. There are hand-tossed pizzas, and hearty specialities like the chicken Milanese with tomato and basil.

A comprehensive wine list with full-bodied bottles from around Italy is served at Forty Dean Street in Soho, while the elegant bar area is the place to relax with signature cocktails. The hugely popular set menus are a huge draw too, and offer fine dining for irresistible prices.

Filled with a charming ambience, Forty Dean Street is a stone's throw from numerous theatres in London's West End, and 6 minutes' walk from Piccadilly Circus Tube Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Forty Dean Street
4.2
(based on 65 reviews)

86%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (4)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (9)
  • child friendly (9)
  • dinner (46)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (4)
  • lunch (31)
  • luxury (1)
  • private dining (7)
  • romantic (18)
  • trendy (10)
  • value (23)
  • By Gwen M from North London
    12 October 2019

    Small restaurant with a really nice atmosphere. Staff are friendly and nuce

  • By Erin T from London
    2 October 2019

    The two veggie options on the set menu were fantastic! The service was also very good.

  • By Krissy L from London
    7 September 2019

    It was so easy to find (off of Shaftesbury Avenue) and the staff were very welcoming and friendly. My friend and I both ordered the black ink linguini which was so tasty and filling that unfortunately we couldn’t order anything else! Only downside was the Bloody Mary cocktail I had ordered which didn’t taste like it had much alcohol in it. Overall I would highly recommend this place to anyone!

  • By Sharon M from London
    28 August 2019

    Fabulous food great service

  • By Alison S from Leicester
    31 July 2019

    Lovely restaurant chosen because of the location. I had the squid ink linguine which was delicious as were our prawn starters. The house wine (white) was delicious too. All for a reasonable price considering the location. Service was great too. Would definitely eat there again.

  • By Lynda S from portsmouth
    14 July 2019

    Delicious Italian food and friendly service. We booked in for the break between performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue - which is only 5 minutes walk away.

  • By Natalie G from London
    11 June 2019

    This is one of my favourite restaurants in Soho. I have tried many things on the menu and everything has always been so good. The staff are really friendly and welcoming and there is always a good atmosphere.

  • By Jim B from London
    31 May 2019

    Great location, friendly service, great food.

  • By Julie M from London
    30 May 2019

    Good food. Buzzy atmos. Relaxed service. Reasonable prices

  • By Chris P P from London
    23 May 2019

    Great location, friendly staff; informal, welcoming atmosphere and a good menu - not too short or long. Fair prices, too.

Restaurant Location Map
Forty Dean Street
40 Dean Street, London, W1D 4PX

Available offers

  • Lunch Club Card - 25% off food & drink bill
  • Sunday set menu 2 courses £12.90 or 3 courses £14.90
  • Monday-Wednesday Dinner set menu 2 courses £14.90 or 3 courses £16.90
  • Thursday - Saturday Dinner set menu - 2 courses £16.90 or 3 courses £19.90
  • Set lunch menu 2 courses £12.90 per person or 3 courses £14.90 per person
  • Christmas set menu £35.90 per person with a glass of Prosecco

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