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“Very nice !”
Review of La Cage Imaginaire

La Cage Imaginaire
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Ranked #1,474 of 22,692 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$69
Cuisines: French
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very nice !”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Certainly good choice for romantic dinner , recommend the cannelloni as vegetarian option ,lovely sea bass and good house wine ,definitely come back !

  • Visited April 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
London
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Let down by poor service and some average food”
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

We were really looking forward to visiting this restaurant after many personal recommendations.
This is a small but pretty room. We had a table for six on a round table in a bay window in the front.
10 minutes after sitting down the waitress took our order for drinks. 5 minutes later they arrived without one of the drinks ordered. That took another 5 minutes.
The biggest problem was that our waitress couldn't understand English that well!
We asked for more bread and that finally arrived half way through the main course.
1st course: 2 prawns (good)
Pate ( good)
3 onion soups (just awful, very little taste and watery)
Main course:
3 sea bass ( excellent )
Fillet beef. ( tough as leather)
2 lamb cutlets ( tough )
Desserts were ok.
We had only soft drinks and the bill came to £70 per couple.
With poor and slow service combined with very average food, I am sad to say we won't be returning.

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1 Thank gnphillips
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Horrible experience”
Reviewed 13 April 2014

In one word it was simply awful.
I do not recommend this restaurant even to my worst enemies.
We order ravioli for starter. It tasted like cardboard.
Beef was bland and tasteless.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Ed N
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London
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“What a disappointment”
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

I expected a lot from this so called French restaurant.. It was a disaster from start to finish. First of all, we were sitting next to a very noisy large birthday party, which is bound to be a bad thing in such a small restaurant.
Then the food... Scallops badly cooked, cold peas and a smear of purée of the same peas,the whole thing totally tasteless and without any trace of salt or pepper. Really, really bland, like the worst school lunch one would rather forget. Then came my overcooked halibut on a bed of cabbage, as dry and tasteless as my first course.. With house wine, the bill came to £75 for two. £75 too much if you ask me. I do not recommend this restaurant to anyone. I certainly will never come back.

Visited March 2014
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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great traditional French food, very good value”
Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

Went in for a saturday lunch despite the place being largely empty- tempted by the cheap £12 for 2 courses lunch menu. Good decision.

Food was great. Well executed traditional French fare. Delicious stuffed squid would have been good value at twice the price.

Service was great, v friendly.

Also has a lovely old world, homely atmosphere....only slight issue was worn menus and un-ironed tablecloths.

Would definitely go again.

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