Iconic Soho restaurant Vasco & Piero's Pavilion has closed

vasco and pieros pavilion closing down

You win some. You lose some. No sooner were we able to share the news that Notting Hill's The Cow had survived its license review by Westminster council, than the story dropped that one of Soho's best-loved restaurants had closed its doors.

Vasco & Piero's Pavilion has had to celebrate its 50th birthday with the worst possible news. It seems that landlord issues have resulted in the closure of the restaurant, which first opened its door in Soho back in 1971.

The landlords in question are the Thomas Pocklington Trust who - if you look at their website - state that one of the trust's key tenets is to "treat people the way we would like to be treated". Clearly someone along the line has lost sight of that.

News of the closure was met with dismay on social media today.

But before we all don sackcloth and ashes, there is a potential light at the end of the tunnel, with the owners declaring that, like Arnie...


More about Vasco and Piero's Pavilion

Where was it? 15 Poland St, Soho, London W1F 8QE

Find out more: Follow them on Twitter @Vasco_and_Piero


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