Spread over three floors, Michelin-starred Social Eating House comprises a basement chef's table, a ground-floor restaurant and a top-floor bar.
Under the direction of Paul Hood, Social Eating House is the third London restaurant from renowned chef Jason Atherton.
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Social Eating House
58 - 59 Poland streetLondonW1F 7NR
Arguably the best meal I've had in London in some time. You have to be a fan of the atmosphere and menu, however. On one end of the dining spectrum there is a place like Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - perfect, overlooking Hyde Park in the Mandarin Oriental, flawless service, quiet, modern, understated and classy. On the other end of the fine dining spectrum is the upscale gastropub -- a more...more
Wonderful helped by a lot of nice wine! Slightly crushed in a booth but added to cosy atmosphere. 30s feel to bar and restaurant but not overdone. Booths near entrance and tables at back. Was busy the whole 4 hrs we were there.
Food. Started with foie gras. Brilliant smooth and creamy set off beautifully but the small fruit accompaniment. Others had mushrooms on toast! Not a Sunday...more
A hipster nouveau-gastropub with tasty cocktails and food and delightfully kind service.
Admittedly, Social Eating House wasn't my first choice for hipster gastropub on our most recent trip to London--my heart belongs to another. But my other (food)lover was closed for holiday, so I was looking for a new place for a night out with my lad.
We arrived timely for a 6 pm reservation (alas,...more
The sample course menu was the best meal I've had in London. Every course was excellent. We also had a vegetarian with us and the chef created a tasting menu for her as well that left the carnivores jealous.
The service was also outstanding, our waiter was a very happy Argentine that was enthusiastic and friendly. Quite a change from the typical cold polite service one receives.more
The 5 menu sampler won me over, the noise level didn't. It was actually hard to even hear what the person across the table was saying. And even though one must expect more people and noise on a friday - it was to much. But if you dont mind this, then definetly go here.
The second course in the sampler menu was an artichoke/truffle dish that blew me away. But even this great artichoke didnt...more