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Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar

#346 of 18,811 Restaurants in London
££ - £££Spanish, ,
1 Aldwych | One Aldwych Hotel, London WC2B 4BZ, England
+44 20 7300 0300
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (41 reviews)
“hake” (35 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (17 reviews)
Spanish, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Aldwych | One Aldwych Hotel, London WC2B 4BZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

By the time the show was over, we were starving. Our eyes were slightly bigger than our stomachs but our server expertly guided us through the menu. Every dish was mouth wateringly amazing! Lovely ambience and terrific service. 4 people with multiple dishes each plus...More

Thank travelequalsbliss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted for the pre theatre 2 course menu (£23) and 2 cocktails (£12 each). For starters we had the tortilla and the beetroot tartare. The tortilla was absolutely delicious and really authentic. We had bread and the basil emulsion. For main we had the...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've wanted to dine here since seeing the head chef Javi Blanco on Masterchef the professionals when he hosted the contestants. So at last the day arrived, we booked an early table for dinner which allowed us to choose the set theatre menu as well...More

Thank RoutemasterCambridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. The menu had some great variety on it and we went for one large plate and 3 smaller plates which my partner and I shared. The food was amazing, every dish was cooked to perfection. My only minor quibble is the...More

Thank Jamie80s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happened upon this restaurant and as we had been in Spain travelling in February this year and particularly liked the Basque area, were thrilled to find a restaurant specialising in this type of food. Atmosphere fabulous and although we chose a bottle of the cheapest...More

Thank wrightlesley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding standards both on service and food quality. Eneko provided a true dining experience with exeptional dishes from starter to dessert. Prices are more than reasonable, £33 for a 3 course set menu plus a side dish with a glass of cava. We tried their...More

Thank 449mikih
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a type of place you will leave super satisfied because the food tastes incredible, creative presentation and fast service. We really enjoyed everything !

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for a work meal and the welcome was brilliant, super helpful and informative staff who explained the menu and the dishes with an obvious passion for the food. As the dishes came out they were amazing, the combinations of flavours was stunning. Have to...More

Thank Ian M
Gavin C, Food & Beverage Director at Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ian M Thank you for posting a review of your recent dining experience at Eneko. We are really delighted to hear your feedback on the service and the passion of our team. The Txuleta and Rack of Lamb are absolute favourites and I’m so...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The welcome here is always a delight and the food is even better. Have visited probably 5 or 6 times and have never been served a single dish that didn’t look and taste wonderful. Perfect place to order a selection of different dishes, admire how...More

Thank grwpl
Gavin C, Food & Beverage Director at Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear grwpl Thank you for posting a review of your experience in Eneko. I am absolutely delighted that you have visited 5 or 6 times and continue to enjoy your dining experience with us. It is great to hear that the presentation and flavours stand...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The dishes served here are great for sharing and totally delicious. Great care is taken to combine the best possible ingredients to create each culinary delight. We shared a beetroot tartar and a clam and rice dish to begin, followed by tempura hake and pigs...More

Thank Bbpeg
Gavin C, Food & Beverage Director at Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bbpeg Thank you for your review of your recent dining experience in Eneko. Our Head Chef, Javi Blanco, is naturally delighted with your lovely comments about the food and the flavours, he takes great pride in using the finest ingredients to create the dishes,...More

Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Jaine Q
28 March 2018|
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Response from robm82 |
They have just been on Masterchef, so most likely the website is down due to the sudden increase in visitors and their web-server can’t handle the sheer number of requests!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Aldwych | One Aldwych Hotel, London WC2B 4BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7300 0300
  • E-mail
Located in Covent Garden in the heart of London's West End, Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar is a stylish restaurant and wine bar from the acclaimed Chef Eneko Atxa. Serving a modern take on traditional Basque dishes in a relaxed and informal setting, the restaurant is a new departure for Eneko, whose three-Michelin Azurmendi restaurant is one of the World’s Top 50 Restaurants.
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