NOPI

4.6
5588 reviews
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Mediterranean
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  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Our Soho-based restaurant has some of the Ottolenghi trademarks – platters full of salads greet customers as they arrive, a menu which celebrates bold flavours – but NOPI has a very different feel to the Ottolenghi delis. The marble is white, the brass is golden, the art is dynamic, the pace is a little faster. Upstairs we offer individual dining tables accommodating up to 6 guests. Downstairs we have two large communal/chef's tables overlooking our open plan kitchen and larder. NOPI’s menu changes according to the seasons with bold flavours and colours, broadly based on Mediterranean, Middle-eastern and Asian ingredients, using lots of herbs and spices. NOPI is open for breakfast, lunch, pre-theatre, dinner, and post-theatre.
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Never disappoints, food is absolutely delicious and perfect for sharing!

OT
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent in every way. Quick service pre theatre; highly professional; fun; fab food.

JB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A beautiful, central venue with gorgeous food and charming staff.

P
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great restaurant. A selection of original, imaginative and great-tasting dishes. Me and my wife love going there.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had high expectations that were completely surpassed.

OT
New Mexico
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our server Argilis or Argy is amazing! So friendly, extremely knowledge about everything on the Nopi menu. All his recommendations were excellent, from the savory cheesecake to the excellent Provençal rosé - an amazing meal with a genuinely friendly host! The sweet corn cakes for pudding are not to be missed - another of his brilliant suggestions!

S
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had an amazing lunch experience at NOPI’s.
Lovely staff and the food was delicious!

OT
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Amazing food for amazing value- simple

l
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

The dining experience at NOPI was good, except for the sole fish that was extremely difficult to eat. The fish is super bony and the fillets were not removed, which made all my guests having a hard time with this dish.

MJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We had an amazing evening here at NOPI. It delivers all that you would expect.

VB
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Perfection in every mouthful, wonderful staff and atmosphere with a generous sprinkling of Ottolenghi magic.

TM
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic. Great food and great service. Would highly recommend. Thanks

BC
Dublin
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service was attentive and listened to a request I made when booking. Food unbelievably good, would recommend if you're looking to splash on a quality meal with creative ingredients.

C
Miami
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Everything was delicious except the Chick pea pancake. Disappointing. Very dry

CS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Delicious food, but relatively small servings for a not so small price.

OT
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food
Beautifully presented
Great choices
Flavorful
Excellent service with knowledgeable server

Highly recommended
Most memorable dining experience 😀😀
Will NOT disappoint

SC
London
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, attentive and helpful staff. Had a great meal

A
London
6 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely lunch with a friend. Food was delicious. Staff very attentive and knowledgeable.

AN
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exceptional experience. Food was tremendous- we cook from YO’s books st home so knew what to expect. But exceeded expectations. Bar seating worked well. Great interaction with bar staff.

SC
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food, wonderfully beautiful restaurant and excellent service. We had very high expectations but Nopi absolutely lived up to expectations..and then some

SF
London
5 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great fresh food, well cooked and presented beautifully

MP
London
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was amazing. The waiters were really sweet and so nice, they were really professional. We had a great experience here and would definitely recommend this to anyone who loves food. We are surely coming back. Thank you!

LG
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Ok, the food was fantastic and if I could ask for any meal on earth for my ‘last meal’ it would be the savoury cheese cake (which we didn’t initially order but our waiter suggested it...and we ended up getting 2!)
Fantastic food, good wine, great service, we’ll be back.

S
London
4 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Food not as good as usual

AB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a wonderful time long lunch with friends. Loved all of the small plates and desserts and some great recommendations from the waiter too. All the wines we had were also lovely. This place is just the best- especially for small groups where you can try lots of plates. Highly recommend and can’t wait to go back!

OT
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

お洒落な内装で、お店のスタッフもフレンドリーです。
ご飯とデザートも美味しいです。

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Denver
15 reviews
Dined on 12 August 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Nopi is in a fun part of town and definitely one of the hipper restaurants. With that being said we felt the
food was good not outstanding and the price of dinner was expensive for the three dishes we had. For starters we had olives and roasted spice nuts. We ate the chickpea pancake, mutton shawarma and the roasted aubergine (which was our favorite). Honestly, there are so many good mediterranean type restaurants like this so research first.

GB
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

The booking was at short notice and we were very pleased to get the early opportunity to come to NOPI.

The front of house was most welcoming and efficient. Our bar seat put us into the heart of the action and that added to the overall impression.

My wife is an Ottolenghi fan -and very able practitioner! So, this was a really good way to celebrate her birthday. This was celebrated with the presentation of a 'cake' with a candle, a really nice gesture.

We loved the food and the whole experience was a treat. So much so, that we have rebooked for our anniversary!

If you are a fan of the maestro, then go for it!

JC
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is a restaurant where the food has ALL the flavours, great staff and interesting bathrooms

AB
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Excellent food.
We would prefer fabric table cloth instead of paper one.
A bit too fast the service between starter and mains, we couldn’t fully appreciate the food, we like to rest , drink and chat between dishes

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 1

This was meant to be special meal

OT
London
9 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely spot for a date, busy and lively without being overwhelming. Cocktails are fantastic and food is everything you'd expect from Ottolenghi, with an Asian twist. Pricey, though, so make sure you're prepared!

AG
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

This was our second time at Nopi and it was just as good as the first. The service is extremely good, the staff very friendly and the food is amazing. We will definitely be going back.

M
London
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This place is fabulous! I’m very fussy but this was in my top 5 of all time of restaurants all over the world. One criticism would be that it felt a bit rushed. And that is a shame when you just want to relax, enjoy your food and take your time. Overall, thanks very much. We loved it!

E
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Had the loveliest birthday meal at Nopi on Friday night. The service was excellent and the food incredible, amazing flavours. I really enjoyed the Tapas style of sharing smaller plates so we could sample lots of different dishes. A really memorable occasion, would highly recommend.

TM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

We had a really great night. The food was fantastic. The only criticism is that we had one wait staff member who struggled with providing a welcoming atmosphere. They wee obviously having a bad day. The rest of the wait staff were fun and professional.

CB
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Long time Ottolenghi fan! Nopi offers exceptional taste and mix if off herbs and spices to render vegetables soooooo tasty
Puddings are astonishing too offering a melody of delicate flavours

JH
London
6 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brilliant as usual. Food and service by Anna was 5⭐️

m
London
55 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

I have visited NOPI many times , it’s a favourite but I only order vegetable dishes and sides and drink house wine because it’s all so expensive. The aubergine dishes are always fantastic but this time I tried the beetroot rhubarb and Gorgonzola, superb!!! And have the polenta chips gone down in size? Only four this time, sure it was six last time!!

V
London
6 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Beautiful food, beautifully presented. Every dish at least a nine out of ten. Interesting wine including some extended skin contact/orange wine. Just great. Don’t miss it

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