Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden



Mark Hix opens his second solo venture in London in the heart of Soho. Besides the ground-floor restaurant there's also a basement bar. Heading up the kitchen is Kevin Gratton - former head chef at Caprice Holdings. Expect a starry clientele.

Restaurant details

Address: 66-70, Brewer Street, London W1F 9TR

Contact restaurant

Nearest station: Picadilly Circus

• Photographs by Jason Lowe
  • Bar area
  • Wheelchair access

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Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
Nick Harman Foodepedia Estimated score
Reviewed on April 15, 2010
"Hix Soho at lunch caters to the needs of men not into fancy food, those who want to simply eat and relax. " READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 9
Zoe Williams Telegrsph
Reviewed on November 27, 2009
"People are excited because it’s exciting, in short. Hix delivers." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
Marina O'Loughlin Metro
Reviewed on November 18, 2009
"But the food isn't good enough, ranging from ordinary to, well, grim." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on November 01, 2009
"The sourcing of all Hix’s ingredients is exemplary. The preparation is a little careless, a touch smilingly amateur. Personally, I can live with that." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8.5
Tracey MacLeod Telegraph
Reviewed on October 24, 2009
"The result is a great new restaurant, which already feels like a copper-bottomed success." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8.5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on October 24, 2009
"(Hix) wants everybody to have great food and a spanking night out, regardless of whether he knows them or not. And most of the time he succeeds." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Jasper Gerard Telegraph
Reviewed on October 23, 2009
"I'm stuffed. But I also love the Chop House's mutton, ale and oyster pie with golden light pastry. So just for you, I order the new steak version. You will be mighty relieved to learn it does not disappoint." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 10
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on October 22, 2009
"It felt like a private club, but for now at least, it’s public. If you’ve been wondering where Cool Britannia went, it’s moved to Soho" READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Jeremy Hazlehurst City AM Estimated score
Reviewed on October 20, 2009
"HIX is a fine restaurant, the food is fantastic, and the whole experience is bang on trend." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Lisa Markwell Independent
Reviewed on October 18, 2009
"...the food is sublime and Hix has the unmistakable hum of right place, right time." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Michelle Court View London
Reviewed by October 08, 2009
"Mark Hix’s empire is steadily growing in the capital thanks to the popularity of his Farringdon restaurant, and Hix in Soho looks set to be another success." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on October 08, 2009
"The pie, with its oyster served separately riding in its shell, was diminutive but praised for its flavour. The hanger steak, usually such a ribald cut, was a bit dull." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7
"Richard & Peter" Harden's Estimated score
Reviewed on October 06, 2009
"Mark Hix’s very central new restaurant – on the former Soho site of Aaya (RIP), two minutes from Piccadilly Circus – offers his trademark English food, produced to a very high quality" READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Dos Hermanos Dos Hermanos Estimated score
Reviewed on October 06, 2009
"File under sure-fire hit." READ REVIEW

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