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79 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4ET, England
+44 20 7436 1562
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
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79 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4ET, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have eaten at this restaurant numerous times over the past few weeks. Simply because the food is wonderful, the chef is clearly a master and loves to cook. I have experienced 7 separate dishes now, all cooked perfectly and when I say perfect I...More

Thank LifewithWesley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect French cuisine, could not fault the food. We were the only people in the restaurant to start with and so couldn't comment on the atmosphere, however, we had a mid afternoon meal at a quiet time. We saught out a French restaurant deliberately and...More

Thank Pem03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit at the end pf a long day was rewarded with some great food. The service was very good, and we enjoyed the food. Great portion size. The tournados rossini was excellent.

Thank Jonhayes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was opposite our hotel and after a very long day exploring London we did not want to venture too far out to eat. We were quite late when we arrived about 9.30, we asked what time they closed and was polity told 11...More

Thank kazzy67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arranged a day trip to London for family, I have a tastecard so had a look prior to leaving from Suffolk to find a restaurant in the vicinity of the area that we were going, the surprise day out was a belated Christmas present...More

Thank lizastewart18
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I found this restaurant through Tastecard so we thought wed give it a try. It was average, the food was nice but the service was very slow even though there was only one other table with diners when we arrived. We ordered a bottle of...More

Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had a delicious french meal in this restaurant that was walking distance from our hotel. We tried the daily specials which were a great value and their house wine was very good for the price too. The service is a bit slow, but the...More

Thank rorothman
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Found this little restaurant randomly as it was close to our final evenings destination, reviews seemed almost too good to be true,.... and by jove it was a great find. The service was personal, at your pace, on point,... backed up by great fresh food...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The service was good. The wine was nice. The food was awful. The spag bol was similar to tinned spaghetti and half the mussels were closed or chewy. Much better restaurants in the area.

Thank Felix B
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Centrally located in Bloomsbury opposite the Mercure Hotel where we were staying, we were joined by our son who lives in London. We hadn't booked as we had been to the Tate for the Picasso exhibition and weren't sure when we would get back. Fortunately...More

Thank Ken P
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7436 1562
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restaurant on southampton row. near Imperial hotel, British museum, Bedford hotel, royal national hotel.
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