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Sofra - Mayfair

#1,351 of 17,934 Restaurants in London
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18 Shepherd Street, London W1J 7JG, England
+44 20 7493 3320
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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loughborough
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We regularly eat at other branch, food is nice. Blatant overcharging and ripping customers off at Shepherd Street. Lunch, charged 12.5% service (standard) and a whopping £1.50 cover charge pp AS WELL. Cover charge is NOT on the menu. Won't come again. Your loss! Lots of other places to eat in London.

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Thank curryfiend580
Stafford, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were nicely welcomed by the owner. The food was nicely presented and delicious. Good attention from the members of staff.

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Tickhill, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday evening without a booking and although the the restaurant was very busy the waiter promised a table within 10 minutes. We were offered a complimentary drink while we waited. The waiter was good to his word and we got a table. There was a buzzing atmosphere inside with a real mix if people. We opened... More 

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Thank Alan B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here on three occasions over the last few years, and have been lucky enough to sit at open windows on hot summer evenings, watching the hilarious, unintentionally 'live theatre' of the pub drinkers on the other side of the road. The staff are efficient, the meal great value for central London with proper white table cloths, and we... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting Sofra for Lunch every few months for about 7 years and it used to be a really good experience. But it has changed. I recently took 3 others with me who hadn't been before and we were all extremely disappointed. I had booked a table and when we arrived it wasn't ready and staff suggested we... More 

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Tenants Harbor, Maine
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we are lucky enough to visit London, Sofra Mayfair is the first place we dine. The grilled lamb and vegetables is our favorite.

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Thank John R
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for an early Saturday evening meal for 14 in our group to celebrate our son's birthday. We had our own private dining area and were very impressed with the service and the food. We shall be back again very soon, thank you!

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Thank Gary L
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Turkish , Turkish foods are turn into Lebanese food. I have been going to Mayfair Sofra for 7-8 years but Recently i have noticed that service and food quality are becoming bad. I do not think we do not go there anymore.

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Thank Yilmaz T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for lunch, with tasty food freshly cooked, and with plenty of choice from the lunchtime menu. Service was warm, helpful and professional.

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Thank Eugene169
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

After its recent external reprinting I went back for a Friday night supper. Somehow it all felt very average. Good choice of starters. Liked the aubergine. Thought the falafels were dry. The kibbeh weren't thoroughly warm Anyway it passed Nothing more

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 56 - US$ 61
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Shepherd Street, London W1J 7JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7493 3320

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

Staying in Mayfair

Neighbourhood Profile
Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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