Recommends: 40 Dean Street

The Lady's Restaurant Recommendations: 40 Dean Street


40 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 4PX

Why: Masters of its heritage, the family-run has been serving Italian cuisine for more than 17 years and after a short hiatus has re-opened to serve classic Italian dishes at affordable prices. Focusing on the Italian tradition of using fresh, seasonal ingredients in their dishes, 40 Dean Street offers diners a selection of classic Italian pizza and pasta dishes as well as regional specialities.  Inspired by the quaint traditional restaurants in Italy, 40 Dean Street offers an authentic Italian dining experience, serving exquisite classic and contemporary Italian dishes at affordable prices. The popular set-menu is available throughout the day, perfect for theatregoers looking to enjoy a nice pre or post menu or those who also enjoy la dolce fare niente.

Signature dishes from the à la Carte menu include: Italian Antipasto with cured meats, pickles, buffalo mozzarella and chargrilled artichokes; Margherita with buffalo mozzarella; Linguine with mixed seafood, cherry tomatoes and brandy; Spaghetti aglio e olio; Lemon roasted Sea Bass with sautéed spinach, king prawns and fresh clams, and Gnocchi with wild mushroom, smoked mozzarella and truffle oil. Must-try deserts include: Homemade tiramisu; Lemon tart & lemon sorbet and Classic profiteroles.

The Menu: 

Italian Pizza, pasta, spaghetti and homemade Ravioli. Rosemary & Garlic Char Grilled Rib Eye Steak, seasonal soups, calamari, salmon and seabass.

Highlight: Roasted Rosemary & Honey Lamb Chops with Mustard Crushed Potatoes, Green Pesto