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“Utterly fantastic little restaurant”
Review of Simplicity

Simplicity
Ranked #2,834 of 24,015 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$45 - US$45
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 8 February 2011

Can't understand the reviewer who noted poor service - that must have been a rare aberration. I've been to Simplicity many times, for evening meals and Sunday brunch. The service is informal but extraordinarily friendly, helpful and accommodating and I've never had cause for complaint. The food, from a menu that's not too big, changes often and usually seems to source locally, is nothing less than superb. Stylish, thoughtful, unpretentious and above all delicious cooking. I've taken quite a few guests there, many of whom have experienced top restaurants in the UK and abroad, and without exception all have raved about it ("the best duck I've ever tasted" was the most recent comment). The prices aren't high and are excellent value. The wine list is very carefully chosen and very good indeed. The restaurant is tucked away in a side street and not easy to find - but well worth the effort.

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1  Thank rogerbilder
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Reviewed 7 January 2011

Went for brunch a few weeks ago, we were one of 2 tables occupied in the restaurant. We were seated quickly but that's where the service ended. Waited ages to order, didn't receive part of order (after waiting a long time again) but were charged for it, had to get up and approach one of the 5 people chatting in the kitchen to plead for the bill after being finished for 20 minutes. The bill was incorrect. Food was really quite good but with service so poor will not return.

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1  Thank Gbhic
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Reviewed 12 October 2010

Only been the once so far for brunch on a Saturday. My daughter had the full English breakfast and I opted for Fish & Chips as it would be my last day in the UK for a few weeks. Brunch is only served at weekends.
We were both extremely pleased with what we were served. The fish was as good as it gets and came with proper chips, home made tartar sauce and mushy peas. The full breakfast was also top quality. Whilst the food is a little on the pricey side, we certainly felt that we got our money worth.
We left with an evening menu to return at some time in the future.

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1  Thank JGLKI
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Reviewed 13 September 2010

Stayed at a nearby hotel, didn't fancy their breakfast prices. So we went down the road to Simplicity. It's ideal for a leisurely Sunday brunch, with everything freshly cooked. There's a vegetarian choice, and less obvious items such as Eggs Benedict are available too. The atmosphere is relaxed, the service charming. Well worth seeking out.

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Thank jenesaisfckall
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Reviewed 24 August 2010

I m,ade it in on the Saturday morning, and the family made it in on the Sunday morning for brunch. Really welcoming and a fantastic find. But it is the food that speaks volumes. Everything was so very fresh and best quality. The area is steeped in history and this restaraunt sits in the middle of it all. Stunning find. Wish there was one up North!!

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Thank Far_n_Wide_Back
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