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“Surprisingly Good Meal”
Review of La Sophia - CLOSED

La Sophia
Price range: US$6 - US$27
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: A sophisticated chef-owned restaurant, La Sophia offers French and Mediterranean gourmet cuisine in stylish surroundings. With elegant Mediterranean-style decor and high ceilings, the cosy candle-lit dining area makes La Sophia a chic destination in which to enjoy superb cuisine. Diners can enjoy a cocktail from the list before dinner at the intimate bar downstairs. La Sophia restaurant serves popular French dishes such as Foie Gras, Magret de Canard and Black Truffle of Perigord, alongside a choice of Mediterranean favourites including Calamari and Pappardelle. The delectable recipes include specialities like Argan oil, chocolate balsamic and Pastis mustard. Perfect for Ladbroke Grove and near Portobello Road, La Sophia is a stylish venue for exquisite dining.
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Surprisingly Good Meal”
Reviewed 17 March 2014

On first appearance and also with the slightly chaotic service, I thought that we were in for a long night... but I was surprised with the quality of the food. It turned out to be a great night with a very good meal, and value for money as well. It´s a restuarant for the locals of Notting Hill as opposed to a restaurant that you would make a visit to. Close to Ladbroke Grove tube station. Good lively atmosphere.

  • Visited March 2014
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2 Thank sarahjbh
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food!”
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We went here for a romantic meal last month and were pleasantly surprised. The steak was great, and the starters were fabulous. The chocolate desserts were to die for!! The non-alcoholic wine wasn't so pleasant, but the service made up for it. Will defo be returning.

  • Visited February 2014
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3 Thank Gus T
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London
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The best 'non Asian food' halal restaurant in London”
Reviewed 9 March 2014

My wife and I had dinner on a Saturday evening, the food was excellent and all Halal. The staff were very accommodating and attentive. They do serve alcohol sadly and a dubious 'de-alcoholised' wine.

Probably the best 'non Asian food' halal restaurant in London

  • Visited March 2014
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3 Thank Kabir W
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london
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Delightful evening”
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

La Sophia is a cosy fusion restaurant which marries French and Mediterranean flavours. We decided to go for the fixed price menu with a steak dish and chef special - duck breast. The steak good as it was - wasn't out of this world. The duck breast however was a complex dish, was flavoursome and tasted great. The service was good although on one or two occasions I struggled to catch their eye. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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2 Thank londonhaks
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146 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Halal Meal”
Reviewed 14 February 2014 via mobile

My wife & I came here and enjoyed a 3 course halal meal for £30 a head.

The chef Ali creative and has a passion for his menu and it shows by the flavours and ingredients he has opted for.

The roast lamb saddle was of note and the chocolate fondant was executed really well.

All in a very pleasant evening, with live jazz thrown in to add to the ambiance.

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2 Thank Kamtona7
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