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53 Cleveland Street | Fitzrovia, London W1T 4JJ, England
+44 20 7637 9611
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meal worms” (13 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (10 reviews)
“salad” (44 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:15 Hours
International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
53 Cleveland Street | Fitzrovia, London W1T 4JJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I finally plucked the courage to venture into this institution and I’m so glad I did. I had a plethora of things I never thought of as edible (python, meal worms, crickets, locusts, scorpions, ants) The starter of python carpaccio and crocodile parcels (very Thai...More

Thank Achyuta N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant with some unusual additions to the menu That you really don't often come across. Service was excellent. Quality of food really good. If you fancy trying something a little bit different this is definitely the place to come.

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 1 June 2018

My wife is writing a children book about eating bugs so wanted to try some! We. arrived early Monday evening so it was quiet . Sitting in a window seat we could view the elaborate décor. The meals were interesting, different and tasty! (although a...More

1  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

visit yesterday with my boyfriend. service was fantastic so the food and the atmosfere. is a must restaurant in london.

1  Thank Daniela M
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant today at 12:00 writing my review now as I really enjoyed myself the interior of the restaurant matched the menu... exotic and quirky! Me and the boyfriend ate the lunch time sharing platter with bugs added on the side it was all...More

2  Thank Rochelle C
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Took my husband here for a birthday treat ... and not disappointed. Very quiet as a Monday evening, but restaurant is quite small so still felt cosy. Great service from Alex who explained the dishes and helped us make our choices. The ostrich steak was...More

1  Thank Kazlawson
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Wanted somewhere special for my partners birthday and this is certainly that place! The staff were lovely - great touch with the password - and on arrival they were friendly and helpful. The food did not disappoint- I had the ostrich steak and it was...More

1  Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted something unique for one of our meals while in London. We were delighted to find this place we would never find anything like this where we are from. Cricket & Meal worm Salads, crocodile wraps, Alpaca, Chocolate Scorpions and Curry...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We are very sorry to say that is nothing especial about this place. Even the customer service is boring and they don’t really tried to make you feel like is a especial place. We are not coming back

Thank YolandaP266
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went last night for a celebration and we were not disappointed. The menu although exotic was tasteful and good sized portions. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and presentation of the menu itself (in scrolls) was a nice touch. We...More

1  Thank Rachel L
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central
London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest
fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is
conveniently located between the major retail
thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and
Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of
well connected Tube stations dotted around the area
for easy transport. This neighbourhood is a favorite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:15
18:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Cleveland Street | Fitzrovia, London W1T 4JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Fitzrovia
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzrovia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7637 9611
  • E-mail
If Archipelago were a film it would definitely be one of the Indiana Jones series. First, the menu features all manner of exotic beasties - locusts, zebra, crocodile and second the decor is an exotic mix of golden buddhas, dwarf palms and giant peacock feathers. The staff will talk you through each dish, but there's also chicken, fish, lamb and extensive vegetarian options. It's a great night out for the more adventurous - or if you happen to be having Ray Mears to stay.
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