This modern Vietnamese venture in the heart of Soho is chef Bobby Chin’s premiere restaurant in London.
The House of Ho serves up traditional dishes with a modern twist and fusion creations complemented by an extensive wine list featuring numerous sakes and a range of cocktails.
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Venue Details & Map
The House of Ho
55-59 Old Compton StreetLondonW1D 6HP
- Public transport:
- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
Man! Another 1-star place!
What's wrong with London? It's like standards are dropping everywhere!
Here we have what looks like a fancy place and then you go inside only to find it's basically an expensive Asian tapas place.
What does that mean? It means you pay more here for a tiny dish of flavourless nothing than you pay for a large main course at any one of a multitude of places in the...more
I have been to all of Bobby Chinn's restaurants going back 10 years ago in Hanoi and the new location and the new one in Saigon that is closed now. Food didnt disappoint me. Portion sizes were definitely small but considering quality and the tapas price, i dont think it was pricey. Dome vegetable dishes could have been slightly bigger such as morning glory though.
As it was a busy Saturday...more
If you're interested in the health benefits of drinking your own piss but are too afraid to actually do it you can have a practice run in this place by ordering a bowl of pho.
I ordered the beef version. It came with luke warm 'broth', tasteless, textureless noodles, some literal scraps of beef (dunno from what part of the animal) and a side dish with a bit of fresh chilli, a handful of bean...more
I received an email inviting me to an enticing complimentary bowl of pho, so thought it was high time we tried the place. How disappointing it was.
As a PR and marketing exercise it sucks! We were presented with half a bowl of noodle and a side plate that was no bigger than a teacup saucer holding a morsel of meat, a handful of beansprouts and some mint leaves. Nothing like their...more
Came here for the free Pho bowl that was advertised on their website. I'm thankful for the free bowl they offered, and should be happy that it was free, but I wish it wasn't free so I wouldn't have been lured in. The broth was not good. It was like water with salt...nothing "broth" about it. The other reviews rave about this place..maybe for the other things on the menu...DO NOT order the Pho...more