Bodean's BBQ - Soho

10 Poland Street, London W1F8PZ
$$ American

Just two minutes’ stroll from London’s buzzing retail and entertainment main drag Oxford Street, Bodean’s in Soho at the sign of the golden pig is the split-level destination for seekers after the authentic taste of the great American outdoors in the heart of London’s historic pleasure paradise.

In the Broadway-does-Dallas décor and prairie-wide warmth of the West End’s friendliest, funkiest welcome, there is no better place to eat BBQ and drink from an extensive range of cocktails than Bodean’s in Soho.

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Business Info

  • Address: 10 Poland Street, London W1F8PZ
  • Cross Street: D'Arblay Street
  • Cuisine: American | Bar-B-Q |
  • Cost: | Inexpensive
  • Category: Casual Dining
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner |
  • Parking: Car Park |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Cash | Apple Pay | Android Pay |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: 0207 287 7575
  • Features: Full Bar, Catering Services, Outdoor Seating, Takeout Available, Happy Hours, Free Wi-Fi, Big Screen TV,
  • Occasion: Child Friendly, Dining Alone, Business Dining, People Watching, Special Occasion, Vegetarian, Quick Bite, Trendy / Hip, Date Night,

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Business Hours

Reservations Available
Monday
Restaurant 12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
Restaurant 12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
Restaurant 12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
Restaurant 12:00 - 23:00
Friday
Restaurant 12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
Restaurant 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday
Restaurant 12:00 - 22:30
Superbowl 2022 22:00 - 22:00
Valid between: Feb. 13, 2022 - Feb. 13, 2022

F.A.Q.s

Frequently Asked Questions
We accept bookings online through Table Agent or on our website (www.bodeansbbq.com) or via email to [email protected] On completion of your booking, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of making your booking, please contact the restaurant directly so we can make sure that your booking is in our system.
We recommend making a booking if you would like a guaranteed table. We will only be accepting bookings online or via email. We keep walk-in tables open and depending on the demand, there might be a waiting time on tables. Currently, we only accept bookings of up to 6 people; if you book several tables, we cannot guarantee that you will be seated next to each other.
If you need to cancel a booking, please do so via Table Agent, email or a phone call with as much notice as possible. No shows may result in you not being able to book again in the future.
All tables later than 15 minutes will be considered cancelled, and the table will be given to other guests if we have not received a phone call before your booking time. However, we will try our utmost to find an alternative table for you.
The closest tube station is Oxford Street and Tottenham Road. The closest train station is Victoria.
We are a family orientated restaurant and welcome children of all ages. Children under 12 years have the option to eat off the kid’s menu (3-course meal with a drink for £4.95). We can supply high chairs, just inform us when you arrive or when making a booking online.
Unfortunately, we are unable to heat baby food or milk bottles. Your safety is our priority, and we wouldn’t want to harm you or your child in any way as we cannot guarantee the right temperature. However, if you require, we can bring you a bowl of hot water to your table so that you can heat your baby food or milk bottle yourself.
All our restaurants have options for vegetarian, vegan and other dietary requirements. Our Front of House team is fully trained and equipped with information regarding different dietary requirements.
Please inform us of any dietary requests when making your reservation. We always try our best to accommodate special requests and can provide allergen information upon request.
If you are celebrating a birthday or any other occasion, please let us know when making your reservation or inform your server upon arrival - we will always try to make your special occasions memorable (dessert with a candle and birthday song or a glass of sparkling for the celebrant).
If you wish to bring your own cake, please give us a ring and let the restaurant manager know. No beverages, except those supplied by Bodean’s, are permitted to be consumed on the premises.
Unfortunately, our foods are not halal certified.
All our restaurants offer Takeaway services - easily place your order on our website (www.bodeansbbq.com) or call the branch and place your order with one of our staff members. For deliveries, please head over to UberEats, place your order and wait for your order to arrive.
We’re sorry to hear that. Please let us know if something wasn’t quite up to our standards, and we will do our best to sort it out. In the first instance, you should speak to the restaurant manager. If you feel you haven’t been heard, please contact us via email ([email protected]).
For tables larger than 6 people and All day Friday and Saturday we require a credit card to guarantee your seats. Cancellations less than 2 hours in advance or No Shows may result in a £10 per person No-Show-Fee.
All reservations must be cancelled at least 2 hours prior to your booking, either via your online account, phone call (0207 287 7575) or email ([email protected]). Cancellations less than 2 hours in advance or No Shows may result in a £10 per person No-Show-Fee.
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Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.67 out of 5 stars based on 1077 votes

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Jan 06, 2022
Heather W.
Very friendly staff, great food and loved booth seating. Our lovely waiter realised we were celebrating a birthday and gave us a free pudding too.

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 26, 2021
Paul P.
Couldn't fault Bodean's, we arrived early which wasn't a problem. The waitress was excellent, as this our first visit she recommended a dish for us to try , it was a very good recommendation.

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 23, 2021
Adam C.
Couldn’t fault it, save for the prices seeming a LITTLE bit high. Maybe I’m just tight haha

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 22, 2021
Vinit T.
Jheeze!! The customer service, the food and everything was bang on. Can’t fault them for anything. Well done everyone

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 22, 2021
Beverley B.
Had an excellent assistant, he was jolly and kind, explained our options to us. Food was amazing, even though I thought the platter was too small in the beginning. Ended up ordering another one to take home. Praises to our assistant

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 22, 2021
Ian G.
Wicked place to eat Staff very friendly and helpful

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Dec 20, 2021
Harry K.
As always, great food and great service from all at Bodeans

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Dec 18, 2021
Tracy N.
Great food friendly staff

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 18, 2021
Adan W.
Super value and great food venue and service!

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 15, 2021
Leigh c.
Fantastic service food and great value for money Its one of the best BBQ Places around

Overall: 10/10
Food: 8/10
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Dec 11, 2021
Stacey H.
Meat was a little dry and not very hot. Staff were truly amazing with service. A real asset

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 10, 2021
Natalie A.
Excellent as always

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 09, 2021
Tim G.
Brilliant time as always and got me some sauces to see me through to my next visit. All of our party really loved it ( all Bodeans virgins !) and can wait to come back,thank you once again and Merry xmas and a prosperous new year x

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 09, 2021
Stuart T.
It was absolutely excellent! I can't think of anything to criticise. I'll definitely be going again

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 29, 2021
Marcos F.
It was a very important moment for you and my wife.

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 28, 2021
Rich L.
Awesome food, awesome cocktails, awesome service

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 25, 2021
Zoe P.
Love Bodeans for a long time. Always great value for food and service

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 19, 2021
Jefferson P.
Bodeans is always a solid choice for a company team meal

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Nov 09, 2021
Sally B.
Ribs were really Good meaty & full of flavour. Beans could have been a bit hotter. Been coming for over 10 years. No loss in quality or service over the years. Thank you.

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 05, 2021
Angela B.
Amazing quick service, food and cocktails!

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 30, 2021
Derek b.
First time and excellent food and service, great selection and cooked so well, fab flavours, would happily come again

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Oct 30, 2021
Jack D.
Amazing as always

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 28, 2021
Adele B.
Great food and great service, totes impressed!

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 25, 2021
Denver H.
Food was perfect been a few times never been disappointed.the waitress was very attentive and helpful would definitely recommend

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 23, 2021
Aimee H.
Excellent ribs and burnt ends. We were given a brownie and ice cream as it was my birthday and it was the best brownie I’ve ever tasted. Would definitely return.

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 22, 2021
Tim M.
Awesome

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 20, 2021
Chris I.
great food and top service. Busy restaurant - lively but not too lively! Burnt ends are the one

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 19, 2021
Ashley B.
Food was fantastic, service was great. Staff interaction was top notch. Definitely recommend and will be back

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 17, 2021
Annastasia W.
I never had my booking confirmed. I have tried to book again today and not had booking confirmed so no made other plans

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 15, 2021
Jonathan C.
Great food and great server, I don’t know the guy’s name who served us but he was excellent

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Oct 13, 2021
James H.
Food was amazing, absolutely loved it after a day at the NFL

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 12, 2021
Lee H.
The staff were absolutely incredible, answered all our questions perfectly and were so polite. The food was absolutely exquisite. We ordered the boss hog platter for two and it was beautiful. All fresh and well seasoned.

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 11, 2021
James S.
My partner and I always ove going to Bodean’s. Great food, served quickly, at a good price. Overall excellent!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 5/10
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Oct 04, 2021
Dana L.
Great night, great food and drinks. Staff could’ve been a little more attentive as when we wanted to order more drinks, we had to flag someone down after waiting for so long

Overall: 10/10
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Oct 02, 2021
Dawn L.
Staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Food was really tasty and plenty of it.

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 30, 2021
Al B.
Fabulous. Everything was great. Special mention to our waiter from Leeds who was super attentive, without being overly familiar. Made sure our glasses were never empty. A natural! Top lad.

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 24, 2021
Kyle M.
Been craving Bodean's ever since I left London and it didn't disappoint.

Overall: 10/10
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Sep 19, 2021
Megan J.
AMAZING food! Fab music! Brilliant service! Did I mention amazing food?!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Sep 10, 2021
Lucy C.
Amazing, really made me feel special on my birthday! Thank you x

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 31, 2021
Nicola B.
Love this place. Great food, great service.

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 29, 2021
Georgina F.
Amazing, wish i could go everyday

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 23, 2021
Frankie H.
very polite staff, the food was amazing

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 22, 2021
Naomi B.
Food amazing you can not complain about a single thing portion sizes were amazing drinks where 10/10 would recommend

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 16, 2021
kyle c.
The food and the service was amazing, kinda sad that you guys don't do ice tea anymore. but thats a little thing.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 8/10
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Aug 13, 2021
Adrian R.
Tables could be slightly larger and less sticky, BUT this is a great venue if you are a dedicated meat eater. I regularly take friends visiting London to this venue and they all love it.

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 10, 2021
Nicola O.
Waiter was superb!

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 10, 2021
Wayne F.
5 star

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Aug 08, 2021
Luca M.
I love it here.. Had a great time and the food was amazing

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 02, 2021
Liz F.
Lovely atmosphere! Great staff! Fantastic food! We will definately come again :)

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 01, 2021
Tony C.
Excellent food, all the guys were very nice and we received a free glass of bubbles each as it was our anniversary.