HO Modern Vietnamese
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Thursday - Saturday: 12pm - 11:30pm
5 minute walk from Tottenham Court Road Underground station.
10 minute walk from Leicester Square Underground station.
Service and quality of food was compromised due to "kitchen too busy". There are plenty of competition in soho and I would go somewhere else next time.
Great restaurant, such a shame it is now closed :(
I met 2 girlfriends for dinner (one of whom is a vegetarian) at Ho on a Tuesday eve and we all enjoyed our experience. The restaurant has a warm feel and the staff is friendly and very efficient. We shared several plates, each of which allowed very decent tasting portions between the three of us. Vegetarian options were plentiful and the food was both beautifully presented and delicious overall - would certainly go back for the vegetable dumplings alone. Great value for money in very central London, especially if booking during Happy Hour.
We enjoyed the 50% off £50 set menu & complimentary bottle of prosecco.
Thought it was excellent value for money as we had got to try a variety of items that we would not normally order such as the Crispy Duck & Fresh Watermelon, Cashew Nuts. It was tasty and refreshing...who knew those favours would work so well together.
Would recommend and would book again.
I'd been meaning to come to Ho for a long time and as such I had high expectations. The idea of fusion Vietnamese-inspired food was very appealing and the place had the potential to be outstanding given the inventiveness of the dishes. Sadly, I felt the freshness of the ingredients let us down a bit. The chilli Mayo looked congealed, the slices of lime were dry and the pork belly was a melt-in-the mouth experience which disappointed with a slight aftertaste of meat and broth that was not as fresh as it could have been. It wasn't off at all but it certainly hadn't been cooked that day and it left me with the disappointing realisation that this too tasted a bit of chain food. I found the decor a bit underwhelming too. Cold and slightly aged. Too dark and the tables are far too close to one another. So all in all perhaps my expectations were too high. It was ok but I wouldn't go raving about it.
The unlimited prosecco brunch was incredible. So much good food and lots of nice fizz too. Lovely staff, our waiter, Sa, was outstanding.
We ate as a 4 taking up the £25 per head banquet with a bottle of prosecco. We had one meat banquet and one veggie one and it was all delicious. Service was great and we left there feeling very happy and satisfied. Highly recommended.
This place is a bit of a find in this area. Good food, good service and great food (even for our vegetarian friend).
Good modern Vitnamese food. Waiting staff were lovely but a little too attentive, we got the feeling they were hurrying us even though the restaurant was nearly empty. Without the opentable deal the set menu would have been expensive, but the ordinary menu seemed to be better value.
This is not a first time for us here. We keep coming for the great food each time we are in the are. The food is very good and the Rock and Roll offer is good value at the weekend.
Service here is also very friendly. We will be coming again.
Had the Half price Taster menu which was 3 courses with Prosecco. At £25 per head, was just about right value. Portions were small but tasty enough. Quali cooked well and mussels were nice but not enough to of it! Service was excellent and ambience was good but probably order off main menu if I go again, which is unlikely.
Lovely decor, friendly staff, great menu and location for going out in the West End afterwards. Really nice modern take on a Vietnamese food which we love after a recent trip to Australia.
Had a truly fab meal here - the bottomless brunch is incredible value. Plenty of food, free-flowing bubbly (which was regularly topped up - we never had to ask) and lovely service. We'll definitely be back.
Normally I book my open table deals well in advance, but plans were fluid for a Saturday in town. Decided with a couple of hours to go to book some early evening food & boy was that a great idea!
Fancied something spicy & this totally fitted the bill. Took advantage of the 50% off of their £50 set meal.
Well worth doing on line as we got a decent bottle of fizz thrown in (that wasn't part of the deal if you walked in) - thanks Open Table.
So 3 courses, plenty of spice, loads of food & fizz in the heart of soho, all for £50. Bargain!
Food was so tasty, my favourites were the 2 duck dishes.
Our waitors & waitresses were well informed and friendly, catering easily for adjustments due to a food allergy.
Really impressed as nothing was budget about it except the price .
Note: Aware that Thai / Vietnamese food is not cheap but it would have been a little too pricey without the deal (food was to my mind a decent £35 per head selection if I hadn't been privy to the offer). When you think there was a £28 bottle thrown in that means I wouldn't have gripped at a bill that was double, so this was a true 50% off IMO
I would highly recommend HO Modern Vietnamese. Having never been before I wasn't sure what to expect but I was really impressed with not only the food but the service.
We had booked the 50% off the £50 menu deal which came with a bottle of Prosecco which is excellent value.
Myself and a friend arrived for our table on time, however our other friend was held up at work and we really thought that the staff would try and rush us, but after getting us a drink they allowed us to relax, enjoy the atmosphere and wait for our friend. Once she arrived our waiter came over quickly to sort out our bottle of Prosecco and take our orders and everything arrived promptly, it could not have been better in my opinion.
The food itself was incredibly tasty and there was a nice selection on the set menu. I would highly recommend this place and will definitely be returning.
Lovely waiter and great chicken lemongrass coated in caramel. And pho was amazing and great company.
Great food and nice ambiance, not easy to find nice decor in Vietnamese restaurants normally. Great tasting food, the menu with 50% off was good value - would not have been worth £50 though. Minus was that they didn't have any if the sides from the menu that night, and couldn't offer us anything else food wise... They gave us more prose I but I think they should have given us some extra dish or so instead. Would def go back though!
Set menu was great value - small choice, but everything was delicious and generous portions.
We had a lovely dinner at Ho Modern Vietnamese on Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed the starters and main courses. The free bottle of Prosecco was a very welcome treat and made the evening a bargain night out. The only let down was the dessert which was basically a dollop of thick cream on a ginger biscuit. After the quality of the first 2 courses this was a big disappointment. The service was attentive and friendly and I definitely wouldn't hesitate to return if a similar deal was available.
My husband and me tried this restaurant for the first time with the 50% off the £50 menu. You always are a bit skeptical when it comes to set menus, however this one was not a disappointment at all! The dishes very well presented and full of amazing flavours; brought to a higher level using basics of the Vietnamese cuisine with modern twists. Portions were good and we left really full. The free bottle of prosecco made this an even more fantastic deal! We will definitely come back.
Very busy, courses for people were brought out at different times and we had to keep chasing for our food. But our waiter was so apologetic and the food and setting was lovely!
Have been to Ho a few times now, with family, partner and friends alike, and feedback has always been great. Food and service always really good, and in a great location right in the heart of Soho. Try the Shaking Beef, if nothing else, delicious!
Really good food!!!! Was a Great experience all together can't complain, starters were out of this world!! .. Especially the mussels in Vietnamese curry and fried soft crab were amazing!!! Will be coming here again!!!
It was the perfect atmosphere for our Valentine dinner, the food was amazing bursting with flavour! The complimentary bottle of prosecco was the icing on top the whole experience. I would always recommend. Had an exceptional time!
I came here with a friend on the valentines menu deal. The restaurant was insanely busy and at first we were a little forgotten about. However once our waiter realised he had new people in his area ( the hostess hadn't alerted him) he couldn't have been more attentive. He even brought us extra glasses of bubbly as an apology. The food was excellent, great value for money and I would definitely recommend it for a relaxed evening out with friends.
The food is excellent if you love Asian food.
But most of all a very, very good waitress.
The waiters/waitresses were wonderful, so cheery and happy when serving. We had the Valentines Day menu and it was so tasty, every last bit!
Despite the staff not being able to find our booking via Open Table and then suggesting we had gone to the wrong restaurant we had a great pre- theatre dinner on Thurdsay night. We started with the fresh prawn rolls and then pork dumplings followed by the seabass and then the chicken accompanied with jasmine rice and mixed Asian greens. To finish, we had another round of pork dumplings. There wasn't anything I could fault with the food. The seabass came wrapped in a banana leaf and when opened looked like a work of art. It was all delicious and we will get back. The staff were friendly and given we were there pre- theatre everything was smooth and we felt like we had been there for the evening. A great find and one I would recommend.
We did a fantastic deal with 50% off the set menu and half a bottle of prosecco per 2 diners. Our waiter was new and couldn't offer us flexibility - it had to be either a vegetarian or meat set menu. However the food was fabulous and for £25 a head it was incredible value for money.
Delicious fresh and tasty food. We ate from the set menu, with a selection of yummy starters to share, followed by beautifully light sea bream fillets. Portions were generous. The service could have been more attentive, but we weren't in a rush so this didn't bother us. Fantastic value with the toptable offer. I would definitely go back.
We went for the amazing half price £50 set menu, which was incredibly generous and with a wide variety of dishes, offered along with what seemed to be never ending amounts of prosecco. We were given a private area for our group of 8, which was private and intimate which worked well for our group. The service was a little slow to begin with but we received apologies after a gentle chase. Would definitely go back
Went for the OpenTable offer with prosecco - food was amazing, service was great and such good value for money. A true gem of a place!!!
Great atmosphere, wonderful flavours and great dishes. Will definitely return.
The Restaurant made my evening very special - the food was absolutely fantastic, there was a large group together, and they were very accommodating.
The Starters were really good and well presented, and the mains were also delicious - although the restaurant was extremely busy they still made every effort serve the table.
The desert - was a mint Crème Brule and was totally amazing .. I previously preferred the old name of the restaurant as this seems very long, ,however the food has not changed and simply great. One of the best set menus deals ever.
Very much hope to get back in, before the end of Jan for another round.
Too expensive for what it is. Staff badly coordinated and most of them unable to understand simple requests. I had booked one week in advance but for out on a table by the door which let in a blast of freezing cold air every time it opened...
Delicious ! Small plates/sharing plates costs do add up but everything was fanstastic, including service. Definitely a step up from a standard Vietnamese restaurant in my opinion, and as I went during "dry January" I can also recommend the mocktails!
Enjoyed a good pho in this more interesting dark lit restaurant. Service is good and the menu looks good with a lot of sharing options but alas when you order a pho, you can't have much else. Will go back another time to try those options.
The staff were exceptional. Attentive without being obsequious. My personal tastes didn't like the aubergine, and it's usually a veg that I love but the egg spoiled it. But the starters especially...yum yum yum.
Ho Modern was a disappointing dining experience. In London, one is spoiled for Vietnamese restaurants. The food at Ho was lacklustre, and the menu limited. We would not recommend this restaurant.
Service was not that friendly and food was good but not great. The servers could explain more about the food and be friendlier. The prices are quite steep given the amount of Vietnamese establishments in the area and London. Nice ambience and dark decor and a nice restful place to relax and eat when in Soho.