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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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US$32 - US$104
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
French, European, Soups
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there for a brunch, so tasty, everything is fresh with good ingredients ! The atmosphere is really nice too ! Looks like a proper french brasserie

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marie G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there with my wife on a weekend in London on a Friday night. The place was buzzing when we got there. We were asked to wait at the Bar while they got the table sorted. After a few mins, we were shown to a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been visiting every couple months for over a year. There is always a nice busy atmosphere and the decor transports you back 100 years which is why I love it. The cocktails are excellent, staff always generally very friendly, and the food is excellent....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mwU1569QP
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the 3 courses menu, very good price for value. Soup, avocado starter, linguine, vanilla creme brulé were perfect.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank masamunexiii87
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Balthazar Sunday 10 February about 6pm. It was easy to get a table. Several reviewers have moaned about tables being too close together so we were pleased to be on the edge of the restaurant .However, what struck us were the large amount of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Balthazar at 4:00pm on a Wednesday in February 2019. Was quite quiet at the time bit I understand it's gets much much busier. Good range of food on the menu which is French in style and a good wine and drinks list to. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starter. Steak tartare. Very good. Sea bass ceviche. Tasted a bit lame. Needed a bit of lemon to lift it up. Ok otherwise. Rack of lamb - very nice but be careful. The medium was quite rare. Tasty otherwise. Duck confit - quite salty but...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Marcelodelpilar
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very noisy and cramped, which did not make for a comfortable venue to have a cosy, catch up chat with my friend. The food was good, especially the garlic prawns, but the service was off. Our starter arrived some time before our cocktails,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DameMeditation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prior to the visit my husband got a call from the restaurant as we had a voucher for a pre-theatre meal agreeing the details of the reservation. He was asked if it was any special occasion and confirmed it was my birthday. The person on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 840zuzanna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a party of 5 to Balthazar after recommendations. It's really vibrant and busy, even at 9 on a Tuesday. The Moules Frites were delicious, so was the bearnaise sauce. Will definitely go again.

Date of visit: February 2019
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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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16 April 2018|
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Response from nader332 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,they do accept Am Ex .
30 December 2017|
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Response from SurreySonic | Reviewed this property |
I just dressed smart casual, hubby had shirt & trousers. can be for groups or couples, but I liked it for couples.
Charlotte H
23 September 2017|
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Response from 157brucep | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine. Saw plenty of people in jeans
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