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The Good Egg Soho

4.2
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301 reviews
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£25 and under
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Middle Eastern

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Casual
NOTE: Following new government guidelines, please only place bookings with those in your household or support bubble.

Just off Soho’s Carnaby Street in Kingly Court + serving food all day long, The Good Egg is a spectacular all day dining destination for a Tel Aviv-inspired breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner (try the award-winning shakshuka!).

The menus here cater very well to both meat eaters + veggie/vegan diners alike; central to the restaurant's vibrant atmosphere is a huge clay oven + long open kitchen bar, where guests can choose to dine while they enjoy the theatre of the chefs at work, unless they’d prefer a table away from the action.

Stunning seasonal house cocktails, craft beers, natural wines + desserts are on offer here too, making this the perfect pit stop.

All bookings are made for inside the restaurant only!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 301 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.3
food
3.9
service
4.0
ambience
4.0
value
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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YaadH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, good size portions, kind people and very cool vibe/place location!

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NatalieP
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Reduced menu, but still a good selection. Good food, quick service and friendly staff. Good ambience.

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BFrench
London
5 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service! The shakshuka is great!

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MikeB
London
7 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing as always. Waitress lovely- had to move us to larger table as we ordered so much food. As always good perfect.

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TosinO
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good sabich. Real chunky thing but tasty. There was a lot on the menu I would have ordered

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AndreaL
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The blond lady, around 40 was very nice and professional

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Lucy
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing food, like really really good - a Soho favourite in the middle of Carnaby St.

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Birrddd
London
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Brilliant staff and brilliant food. Didn't love the semi outdoor courtyard bit we chose to sit in but of course there was the option to sit indoors, would go for that next time.
Our server went above and beyond.

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SamanthaT
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great brunch spot, very helpful and respectful staff.

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StellaC
London
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, friendly staff, overall a great place to catch up with friends!

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Jennifer
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Great vegan options available

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DanielB
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience3

The food was mostly okay, but the mains that we had (octopus) were not to a high quality. The meat of the octopus was like a crab stick, rather than the texture it should be and had a strange gravely quality to it. The fries were nice and the halloumi bites, although tasty, were spongy as if microwaved.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Perfect meal, fairly cheap eat for soho

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

No fault on the food: all was super tasty and fresh and polished our plates until the last crumb!
The service was good and we were given a table outside when we saw one was available.

The negative points:
There was no waiting staff to give us any info on the dishes and some elements were quite obscur!
We had to go inside to place our order while it was meant to be a table service and had to watch the other guests to make sure we kept the social distancing rules
A lot of disposable containers used that is just not so good for the planet.

The food was terrific though and i can’t recommend it more! Just be aware of the above.

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Saif
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went there with a couple of friends in the afternoon. Sat in the outdoor section, great atmosphere and food. Service was excellent.

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Katieh888
London
3 reviews
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Good food, but nothing special for the price, had high expectations.

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CSal
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food and friendly staff. Used disposable items for dine in which I was disappointed by.

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Philip
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I was expecting and had heard great things. It was just mediocre.

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Marine
London
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Portions might be a bit on the small side - make sure you order sides. Food was delicious ! Waiting staff won't come to you, you will have to go order yourself, which created a bit of misunderstanding as we realised too late that we were charged for pitas that hadn't been served. Overall a nice eating experience in a great location.

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CharleneF
London
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Tasty food with lots of flavours, staff very friendly and helpful, will definitely recommend for a brunch

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StephenK
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Honestly incredible! I booked for a leaving lunch with my colleagues and it was a memorable experience.

The food was unique and insanely good, and your team are just lovely. The lady who took our payment and looked after our table was great (sorry, I didn't notice her name but she was working on Thursday 10th Sept at lunchtime!). She was funny and engaging but also left us to it.

I will 100% be back with more people!

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KatieW
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Great food and cocktails as always!!!! Such good flavours and great value for money!

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Wojtekv
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

French toast babka to die for, incredibly pleasant service, convenient location.

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SimpliCity
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Lovely team and food. Small portions however for a high price.

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Chloe
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience2

The last time I ate at the Good Egg was pre-pandemic and I loved it.

Post pandemic, the food is still great and the members of staff remain welcoming and friendly.

I was dissapointed that on this visit, food was severed on disposable plates with plastic cutlery. Made the place feel like a fast food restaurant.

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DimitraC
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was the first time I’ve been to the Good Egg but there will definitely be more in the future, I loved the menu and I can’t wait to try other dishes too!

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12345
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Style over substance. Not a huge selection to choose from. May be better for brunch than for dinner.

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EmmaB
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Brilliant service with a great welcome and delicious food.
My only criticism would be the plastic cutlery - if this was biodegradable, I take this back, but it didn't look like it was, which seemed unnecessary in 2020.

EB
EmmaB
Bath
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and really lovely helpful staff
I hope that they manage to ride the pandemic and things get back to normal for them soon
Deffo worth a visit, really interesting and delicious food

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MilesN
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great food and good service which made for a wonderful atmosphere and memorable evening.

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SenBG
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience1

Nice food but COVID prep wasn’t very good - you have to order at the till which creates a huge mass of people queuing at the door and ordering as well as lots of customers walking around. Don’t know why they don’t just do table service with waiters wearing masks ? Or an app? Also crazy loud and busy and they didn’t have any of the milkshakes. I’d avoid until COVID is over

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing food ! Portions were bigger than expected which was a big plus ! The food was incredibly tasty and surprising. Five stars for the Halloumi side. For a first time at the good egg, I was impressed and that won’t be my last visit.

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ScarlettM
London
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience2

The shaksuka didn’t taste great. The social distancing didn’t make much sense, people were jumping around between tables and they weren’t being cleaned between these people moving. We got charged service when we had to go to the counter to order food. They used QR codes for menus, Individual paper bowels and single use cutlery but then we would share bottles of sauces, glasses, water bottles, So why couldn’t we use normal plates and cutlery to eat if the other things are being cleaned?

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ClaireM
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was really nice and came quickly. Lots of space in the courtyard. Staff were friendly. Everything came in eco-friendly takeaway containers to help with hygiene.

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Nani
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Food was ok but not great value for money. Shakshuka was better. Pudding was overpriced

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ZaraD
London
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food and service , really friendly and efficient staff
Noisy but it was a Saturday afternoon so to be expected!

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Nenda
London
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Was very good and staff are especially lovely

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Christina
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service. Excellent food! Thank you. Will come back

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shah
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Such a let down. Paper plates, plastic cutlery and plastic cups with zero service. Why did I pay service for this? Not a great welcome back.

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KerryC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AmaZing food and the service was perfect, it was my friends bday and they made it so special for us!! Def will be coming back ❤️

(The french toast and babka are a dream )

FAQs

The Good Egg Soho does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. The Good Egg Soho also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 3911 2000 x1.

The Good Egg Soho is rated 4.2 stars by 301 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.