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Cote Brasserie

17-21 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PA, England
+44 20 7379 9991
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chocolate pot” (25 reviews)
“steak frites” (52 reviews)
“chicken” (81 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17-21 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were seated by the front door which was quite chilly but as soon as they could they reseated us. Pre theatre menu was great and very reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Free321
Reviewed 3 days ago

Atmosphere average. Service pleasant Food poor and poor value Wine overpriced Not particularly clean

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank steve b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went to Cote Brasserie for lunch. We had a lovely meal and the service was brilliant. The restaurant was extremely busy but the service was first class. The atmosphere was fantastic we will definitely go again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of our regular trips to London and late breakfast here. Received in the usually friendly fashion by staff. Fancied a vegetarian breakfast from the formule menu. Really tasty, well prepared and good variety. Served with a big pot of tea and orange juice. Will...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tarahR3925BA
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here on Saturday evening. The quality of all the food was excellent. Cote really do seem to provide consistently good food and service in all locations every time I’ve visited.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found this charming French restaurant purely by chance whilst shopping in the town centre. The menu was quite extensive so we gave it a try. Whilst the service could have been a little quicker, the food was well cooked and tasted excellent. Certainly wouldn’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annsworldtour
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us visited for lunch prior to the theatre,having looked at the menu outside we decided on the set lunch,two course £12.50 or extra for three.However once seated we were only given the a la carte menu and Christmas menu which was £19.50.We queried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank sally w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick and friendly service. It’s a bit to expensive for what you get. Although the desserts were fantastic. It was very crowded in there so unfortunately we couldn’t have a quiet chat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CyrianaK
Reviewed 1 week ago

No wonder this brasserie is so popular: a good choice of menu, delicious food, and excellent service in a comfortable ambience. It was a good thing we booked a table ahead of time. Lovely additional touches like linen napkins and free cold, filtered water served...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Edward S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch with friends on a Saturday. Staff were all very good so no problems there. Unfortunately our table was right next to a sealed up door but the draught coming through to us at this table made 3 out of the 5 of us get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 597margaret
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Peter M
13 November 2018|
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Response from Lyrola | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it but I would check directly with the restaurant.
22 March 2017|
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Response from MarinerGrimsbyUK | Reviewed this property |
I have always found them helpful. I am sure if you call ahead they will accommodate your wishes.
20 February 2017|
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Response from Nicola S | Property representative |
Dear LINSEYHOME Thank you for contacting us on TripAdvisor. All of our current menus can be found on our website. We look forward to welcoming you to Côte soon. Kind regards, Nicola Côte Restaurants
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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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