Sophie's Steakhouse, Fulham rd: an old favourite

Went to Sophie's on Sunday after a gap of a couple of months and my wife and I thought it was as excellent as ever. We got there just before 3 and the room was packed, we had a short wait for a table but were seated pretty promptly. The food tasted fresh, my black angus burger and fries were sensational. Not sure what all the recent poor reviews are about, I think if people want a great steak or burger come here if not the Carluccio's down the road is probably more your bag. Apart from the food and lovely wine we are always impressed by the charming and friendly service, Sophie's really know how to pick good staff and everyone always looks like they are enjoying themselves. The only minus point was the braying sloaney girls at the next table, if you could find a way to keep them penned in at the Sloaney Pony on Parsons Green it would be perfect.

Monday, January 19, 2009
Overall rating
Food 9 | Service 10 | Atmosphere 8 | Value for money 8

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