Set in Soho, Social Eating House serves bistro-style food in a relaxed yet modern environment.
Spread over three floors, it 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
- Public transport:
- Oxford Circus, Underground
Compared with my experience eating at Jason Atherton's Pollen Street Social earlier in the week, this restaurant was much more up my alley. It's not cheap, but I think it is a good, young, hip atmosphere and the food is well priced. I came here with 4 friends on a Saturday evening, and we sat leisurely at the table as the late members of our group arrived. For starters, we ordered the jar of...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
Went to the bar upstairs which is lovely to have a couple of drinks. Nice dim lighting which gives good atmosphere. It is relatively expensive but I highly recommend it for one or two!
Table service which I thought was a really nice touch. And the bar snacks are AMAZING.
We ordered the olives and the prawn crackers. The olives were delicious and the prawn crackers were even better. They were...more
The Waggon Wheel dessert was my principal reason for visiting after a bad case of food envy that has festered for about a year. I was not disappointed though the format has become even more deconstructed. The flavours are beautiful and intense but balanced.
Main was a well cooked cote de portc with asparagus and turnips. A generous serving though a side of broccoli was needed. I almost didn't...more
A low-ceiling, dark wood and reclaimed chairs filled den of men in suits and women in shift dresses. Great for a drink (reservation recommended) at the Blind Pig bar upstairs or a meal where you don't mind shouting over the noise.
I'm sad they don't do 'radioactive' drinks anymore as a result of patrons stealing the illuminated ice cubes. We asked for the craziest cocktails on the menu and...more