Whyte & Brown

4.5
63 reviews
£25 and under
Contemporary European
Whyte & Brown celebrates fabulous free-range chicken in the heart of Carnaby. Reservations are recommended, but we will also be taking walk-ins. Our outside space will, of course, be open for those who wish to enjoy the fresh air,
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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Black rice ‘salad’ was not that great, cold and simple. But the chips were fab! And vegan burger was also a very delicious burger. It was a great place to sit and eat. The service by both ladies was superb! Thank you!

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NinaE
London
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect! Such a great evening and delicious food.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
20 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and the service was excellent. Thank you

MO
MoyoO
London
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Thought the food was good, not spectacular, one of the staff was pretty rude which was a bit of a dampener on the night but overall would recommend.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Really nice place to go eat/drink. Would recommend

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vipEalingGastronome
London
11 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Despite having booked we only had a small table inside for 5 people, outside was too cold. A couple had the adjacent large 6 seater table.

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IanM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always! Friendly service and part of eat out to help out!

Whyte & Brown
Responded on 31 August 2020

Great review! Thank you very much! We have made the decision as a venue to continue for the month of September the eat out to help out scheme. So hope to have you join us again soon.

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Claire
London
1 review
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Service was poor. Wasn’t offered a drink after being seated for 20 minutes. Eventually

Whyte & Brown
Responded on 12 March 2020

Thanks for the review. It's a shame that you felt this way about the service, but we hope this will not deter you from joining us again.

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CatA
London
14 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Unlike other places in Soho where you have to queue to get a table, it's refreshing to be able to book a table and go to Whyte and Brown. The espresso martini is good, and the halloumi souvlaki is my favourite.

The staff are consistently friendly and helpful too.

It may not be popular with hipsters but it's a solid choice for lunch / drinks.

Whyte & Brown
Responded on 12 March 2020

Thanks for such a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and hope to welcome you back - maybe for happy hour cocktails this time?

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Aliwall470
London
9 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely food I had chicken and my guest had a vegetarian option, restaurant was clean and welcoming, will definitely visit again

Whyte & Brown
Responded on 12 March 2020

Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate the feedback, see you soon!

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GeorgiaC
London
1 review
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant has a great buzz and a menu with something for everyone.

Whyte & Brown
Responded on 12 March 2020

Thanks for the feedback. Yes that correct, we've got a little bit for everyone!

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VarvaraG
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We lunched as a group with 2 babies and were served quite fast, offered water and baby chairs.
Food was nice and overall service was very good as well.

GM
vipGeorgiosM
London
24 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, very tasty and good size portions. Also, the atmosphere is very cosy and friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had a fantastic time at your restaurant and the staff were great. The area that has brought our overall score down was the desserts.

Having had such amazing starters and main it was disappointing to have such bland desserts. An area for improvement however would not stop me coming to the restaurant in the future.

GM
vipGeorgiosM
London
24 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AmaIng food

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JoeH
London
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food was very flavoursome and the service was brilliant. Would definitely recommend for a week brunch spot!

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vidi10
London
29 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Good food served by friendly Italian/New Yorker waitress.Good potions and good. wine and beer options.
We were seated upstairs in airy bright area.

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vipJulie1
London
111 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always enjoy visiting here

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goantolondon
London
8 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Fabulous crispy buttermilk chicken with french toast - though French toast too burnt.

Fantastic and warm service from Eloise and Nadia , though hit and miss service from other waitresses (on Thursday, we were served by another waitress, who took our order , and then 20mins later when Eloise came to talk to us , she came back over to reconfirm our order and then put it into the computer system; so about 40mins waiting for food - compared to previous days when received food within 15mins of being seated and ordering ).

Would definitely return ! - though will probably request to be served by Nadia and Eloise.

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AlisonT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service, clean and friendly. Food was tasty and arrived really quickly. Nice ambiance in a busy lively area of Carnaby Street.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

A great place to meet

MS
vipMySisterDolly
London
24 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Mixed. I booked a table for 7 people, received confirmation from the App and called the restaurant direct on the day before to reduce the table to 6 people. However, when I arrived they had no trace of the booking whatsoever. They allocated a table and took our order. Unfortunately the waitress decided that those of us not having a starter should have our main courses when the starters arrived. This threw the rhythm of our meal completely. Food was good but anyone with an average appetite may not want a starter. I might go back but I would be wary of the chaotic service, which is why I’ve marked it down.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service great as always!

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vipMichael
London
45 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

great as always. good food and staff always attentive

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Went for simple mashed avocado toast and poached egg breakfast. Avocado had been watered down with tomatoes, the poached eggs were very watery and the rocket salad was overly dressed in oil. The whole meal was very wet. Left very unsatisfied. Something so simple to get right! Will not be dining there again.

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vipjnhx
London
63 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good vibe. Portion size are proper. Friendly service.

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DeniseL
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2018
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Sorry to say I wish I had not booked this restaurant. It was not what I expected. The reception on arrival was poor, the attendant didn't listen to a word we said and offered us a breakfast menu when we were there for lunch. We thought the menu choices were poor; when I looked online before I booked I was sure it was a more expansive menu. At all times during our meal we had to signal for service and to pay our bill. Although there seemed to be a lot of servers around we appeared to be invisible to them. The whole place needs to sharpen right up. We did not enjoy our meal. So usual and annoying to have to give such a poor review; we would rather not!

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
42 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great quality food - something for everyone!

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vipjackC
London
6 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall2food1service2ambience4

Over priced dry chicken c

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone enjoyed they're meal and the location was perfectly London.

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vipTasty
London
74 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience5

They didn’t have our booking when we arrived but everything else was pretty good

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
6 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Was going to theatre stopped off at Carnaby Street found this place nice food nice atmosphere well come back next time in London

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Gibbo0809
Buckinghamshire
17 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience3

If you love chicken you'll love Whyte and Brown! Great food served in a bright and vibrant setting in the heart of Soho. What's not to love?!

GM
vipGeorgiosM
London
24 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place in the heart of Carnaby St. Friendly staff and excellent atmosphere

VD
VenDen
London
47 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Chicken Shop with large portions and delicious cocktails.

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CatA
London
15 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

I think I've written a review for Whyte and Brown before but I think the staff are really nice and I always enjoy the souvlaki - always come away full and happy.

CB
vipColinB
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2018
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Chicken focussed restaurant with surprisingly good vegetarians options. 3 of our party are veggies and all had a great meal. Slow service which needed chasing several times but it's a good choice in the nice environs of Kingly Court. Bar and area downstairs is also good for a quick lunch

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vipMichael
London
45 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Been coming here for years and always great place to just grab a bite and catch up with friends. Very chilled and easy going without worrying about having to rush. It has very good food and does the trick for a quick fix of either a drink or filling that hunger gap. In the summer the courtyard is great if you can nab a table.

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CatA
London
15 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The staff are always friendly and there are great healthy options, also great espresso martinis!

TC
TomC
London
10 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good food in a good location

FAQs

Whyte & Brown does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Whyte & Brown also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 3747 9820.

Whyte & Brown is rated 4.5 stars by 63 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.