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Aurora

#1,641 of 17,953 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Soho
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49 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AP, England
+44 20 7494 0514
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Today
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is excellent and wines well selected and presented. Staff is super friendly. We had a sunny lunch on their terrace which is super tiny but hence very quiet and cosy. The overall restaurant/terrace might need a bit a refurbishment and there was some smoke inside the restaurant which has probably been unpleasant for the people dining inside but we... More 

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Thank Agathe M
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had great meal here food was delicious really reasonably priced good choice on the menu, beautifully presented

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Thank Sandnewm
Redditch, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was very cozy and hygge. Definitely a great place for a date. The food was very delicious too. I have never tasted olives so delicious! There white chocolate and pistachio cheesecake was incredible. Highly recommend.

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Thank Charlotte G
Wolverhampton, England
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here on spec after the restaurant we'd planned to go to was fully booked. Very happy we found this place. Small, more intimate type of vibe. Food was excellent. Too had a good vegetarian option - stuffed red peppers with halloumi, wild rice - not just a footnote like a lot of places-this was very good. The other... More 

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Thank 1UKCHICK
Jarnac, France
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Never heard of this restaurant before but have just had the most amazing meal. Totally delicious and the service was faultless. I can't rate this place too highly and I would like to thank the staff for making our evening so enjoyable. Definitely need to book.

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Thank CharlieYM
Jarnac, France
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We had booked a table well in advance and arrived to find that our error had meant we were a day late. However, they were so welcoming and accommodating and found us a table - with such good grace and charm. It was the first night of our honeymoon in London and they made it such a great evening -... More 

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Thank BarryMJ
preston
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were recommended to eat in this place by friend and she was so right the fish dishes were excellent. We have such lovely food in an ambient atmosphere. The place was lovely. The service was fantastic and we would like to tell everyone to avoid the queues elsewhere and book a table here.

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Thank angelPreston
Reading, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fantastic evening here just after Christmas. Lovely cocktails, steak and atmosphere. Great service. Really enjoyed ourselves and will be back.

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Thank In_the_Woods4
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I've been coming to Aurora for over 15 years and its a good "local" restaurant in the heart of Soho. Its very comfortable and low key in their which I like when Soho has so many "loud and noisy" places. They have a simple menu of well cooked, tasty food with a few good meat and fish courses to choose... More 

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Thank ZeroTolerance242
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Must book to avoid disappointment ~ small menu but changes every month. Lovely ambience , the food was good not excellent but good ! Well worth a visit . Has a lovely small garden Yard for outdoor dining in the summer. Very quaint !

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Thank Westendgirl2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$78
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Lexington Street, London W1F 9AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7494 0514

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

Neighbourhood Profile
Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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