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Forty Dean Street

40 Dean Street, London, W1D 4PX

((((* Italian
  • Forty Dean Street - London
  • Forty Dean Street - London
  • Forty Dean Street - London
  • Forty Dean Street - London
  • Forty Dean Street - London
  • Forty Dean Street - London
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00.

Amazing food, very good prices and lovely staff! I always recommend it to my friends as the location is also just perfect.

Kirsten 02 October 2018
from London

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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.

Forty Dean Street

40 Dean Street, London, W1D 4PX

Contact +44 2077341853

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Customer reviews for Forty Dean Street

4.1 ((((* (based on 30 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (19)
  • lunch (14)
  • value (10)
  • business (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • private dining (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((( 18 October 2018 by Bill from San Francisco, Calif

    Fun, Italian restaurant. Good menu, great prices, terrific staff. I highly recommend.

  • ((((* 2 October 2018 by Moray from Dundee

    Busy place but seated quickly and served in a timely manner too

  • ((((( 2 October 2018 by Kirsten from London

    Amazing food, very good prices and lovely staff! I always recommend it to my friends as the location is also just perfect.

  • ((((( 1 October 2018 by Phil from Chelmsford

    I have visited this restaurant several times previously and it never disappoints. The team are attentive without being invasive. Its always busy and so the atmosphere is always good. This time I was entertaining two business colleagues who had not been previously, both of who were very impressed with the restaurant and quality/ choice of food. This has fast become my 'go to' restaurant when in the area and I would have no hesitation in recommending.

  • ((((( 11 September 2018 by Damian from Coventry

    Inviting place, very cosy and romantic atmosphere.
    Delicious food full of flavour and fresh ingredients, presented in a royal way, and cocktails amazing.
    Service could not be more proffessional and dedicated that deserves praise for their kindness and respect.

    Sincerely pleasure to visit.

  • ((((* 29 August 2018 by Sairah from London

    Food was okay; restaurant was not really inviting in terms of ambience.

  • ((((( 23 July 2018 by John from Beckenham

    Great table at front of restaurant. Plenty of choice on the menu. Dishes were good and the service very friendly and efficient.

  • ((*** 26 June 2018 by Lee from London

    just your average cafe....

  • (**** 8 June 2018 by Michelle from London

    I didn't have the best experience. The music was too loud so I had to shout every time I wanted to say something to my parents. The food I got was not great, as a starter I had a bresaola salad, but the mustard dressing was way too strong, my mouth was burning. As my main I had the cod fillet with mussels and king prawns and spinach. The spinach was soggy and tasteless, the prawns and mussels was rubbery and again tasteless. The skin on the cod was too soft and. The meat of the fish was ok.
    The waiters were very stressed and they seemed to have a new girl that day and she forgot what she had just asked every time. We got the menu cards very late and the same for our food, we waited for a long time.

  • (((** 6 May 2018 by Barry from London

    Overall I'd give this restaurant a solid "OK". The food was pretty decent, but by no means exceptional. The service was pretty good - although our young waitress was slightly irritating in that she interrupted our conversation several times, before we'd had time to choose.
    I think it was quite expensive - but probably that's more a reflection of location rather than the food.

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