Polpo is a bàcaro - a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young local wines. Enjoy small plates and Venitian wines in their original Beak Street location.
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41 Beak Street
- +44 (0)20 7734 4479
EN: It's a nice, little place in SoHo with decent food but nothing I would go out of my way to eat. It does seem to be trendy and full of people, though. I had the fennel salami and ricotta pizza and although it's small it is quite filling.
SP: Un lugar bastante agradable en SoHo con buena comida pero nada fuera de este mundo. Aunque la comida no sea increíble, parece ser un restaurante muy...more
I'm not the biggest fan of queuing restaurants, on arrival we were greeted by a member of staff and informed us that it would be 30-40 minutes wait for a table. We got to wait in the basement bar for our table, but it was a bit small we were lucky enough to get a seat but as we waited more people started to arrive. We ordered two pear and fennel juices from the bar which sounded interested,...more
Very cramped .... Sitting at the bar table , I got nudged and elbowed many times .... Well the bar people are pretty nice . The meatballs are mediocre . And they do only spaghetti , no fettuccini ...more
Slightly cramped surroundings but delicious food does make up for it. Hard to get a gauge of the number of dishes you need and I'm not sure I believe the amount the servers recommend - I honestly think that would have been way too much food. What I did have - a special gnocchi with blue cheese and meatballs - was delicious and my friend's focaccia especially looked fantastic.
Our server was...more
Fabulous breadcrumbed olive
Food is tapas style and very nice
Atmosphere is casual and warm. Good quality but a bit pricey.
The fact you can find plenty of Italian cocktails and alcohols is really coolmore