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#378 of 17,958 Restaurants in London
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Covent Garden
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17 - 21 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PA, England
+44 20 7379 9991
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having travelled to London for weekend vacation we needed a meal prior to our theatre booking, having a quick look at Trip Advisor we decided to have a visit to this restaurant Having looked around the area we decided on a meal here and we were not let down the staff were very pleasant the surroundings suited our needs. We... More 

Thank Malcolm S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pleasant waiters and waitresses. Good food well situated with pleasant waiters and waitresses. Wide variety of choices to choose from . Service is superb

Thank Alhaji A
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this restaurant for my husbands birthday prior to going to the theatre. Despite them being exceptionally busy the staff were attentive, pleasant and did so much to make the birthday meal special. The food was good and came to the table at the right pace. The location is ideal if you are going to one of the theatres... More 

Thank Rita H
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224 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here recently, and it was a bit of a mixed bag with slow service. We opted for the set menu and ordered the mushroom brioche and eggs florentine, both of which were good although the service was a bit slow. The slow service continued and the first round of mains brought to our table were wrong. These were... More 

Thank BugLet
Deal, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location, great varied menu at a reasonable price. Service was attentive but not intrusive, well worth a visit.

Thank costahotshot
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food here was really good and plenty of it. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. We went back the next day for breakfast, not disappointed. Only criticism was the tables are quite close together.

Thank PhillippeEssex
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cote is a chain but it's better than most chains in our experience. There is usually a decent choice of specials and the tried and tested choices are pretty reliable. We sat outside, although there is work going on right outside on the street, so it is not the best view at the moment. But we were not forgotten and... More 

Thank Simon M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's really quite hard to fault Cote for the price. The fixed lunch deal is really good, and if you are in the rewards programme you may get a half decent bottle of wine thrown in. Three of us had a great lunch with wine, either 2 or 3 courses for some, for less than £50, with good food and... More 

Thank lordmair
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's difficult to warm to a place when it's nearly empty and the service still takes an age. And then when you and 4 people around you get the wrong order or starts to head into Fawlty Towers territory. Lack of training or management ? A shame

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

warm atmosphere, attentive service, honnette cuisine, ample portions and a very pleasant kir to start. I had calimari followed by fish soup which was very pleasant but not to rival fish soup in south of france.

Thank Napata102

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
French, European, Soups, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 21 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 9991
Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices. On the menu, guests will always find brasserie favourites on our a la carte menu such as steak frites, moules marinieres, corn-fed chicken from rural Brittany and tuna Nicoise, for dessert, Cote's creme caramel and creme brulee are much-loved house specialities.
Seasonality and Cote's commitment to sourcing high-quality ingredients results in a monthly changing specials menu, ensuring there is always something new to delight regular guests and gastronomes alike, as well as the excellent value set menu. Open early every day for breakfast, through to lunch and dinner; Cote's atmosphere is informal and friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

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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 by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

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