A pizza place in Soho.
Probably the only cheap pizza joint in London with serious charisma, Soho Joe is the kind of place that feels candlelit even when it actually isn’t. With dark wood booths and a well stocked bar, if you were a sexy-but-slightly-corrupt-politico in an American TV drama, you would be striking a deal over a pie in here. There’s also a basement that actually achieves the holy grail of basement dining: eating down here feels cosy, rather than intensely claustrophobic.
Soho Joe’s other massive selling point is that at lunchtime, it does pizza for a fiver. The best we tried was the brilliantly restrained bufalina: a thin, American-style base topped with fat, sweet cherry tomatoes and oozy hunks of mozzarella. A spicy diavola with pepperoni and red onion was also scrumptious, but in a greasier, more transient way. Also if you don’t self-define as a red-onion person be careful with this one: the onions were cut beautifully thin and tasted sweet and sharp, but there were millions of them.
What’s nice about this menu is that it’s pretty basic, featuring fast-food classics like ‘four cheeses’. There’s a steak sandwich and a caesar salad on offer, too – but don’t touch them. The sandwich was dry, and the salad was basically iceberg + dry chicken + ominously hard, curling shaves of parmesan. The pizza, thankfully is on a whole other level. Stick to that.
|Venue name:||Soho Joe|
22-25 Dean St
|Transport:||Tube: Tottenham Court Road|
|Price:||Dinner for two with drinks and service: around £35.|
|Do you own this business?|
Average User Rating
4.6 / 5
- 5 star:13
- 4 star:7
- 3 star:1
- 2 star:0
- 1 star:0
To follow along from the previous reviews, I also recently went to Soho Joe's to try the new waygu beef burger.
It was served on a bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles and came with a perfectly sized portion of delicious crunchy chips. The burger had no sauce on it which I thought was weird to start with but once you taste it you realise you don't need any additions... the beef is super juicy and flavoursome on its own. I also agree with the previous reviews about the steak, it was definitely a 'melt in your mouth' type! I would absolutely recommend ordering the steak if it's available!
A great little restaurant right in the heart of Soho. I will be back!
GREAT LUNCHTIME PLACE WITH GREAT MEAL DEALS ON OFFER. THE PIZZA'S ARE GREAT AS WELL AS THE STEAK CIBBATTA
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