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Summary

“Amazingly consistent over the years, and still in a league of its own” – this “mad busy”, but “laid back and friendly” Exmouth Market favourite “still retains its zing”, serving “inventive riffs on Spanish/North African dishes” showcasing “clear, clean flavours”, and “an exciting wine list” that’s “particularly strong on sherries”; “it’s still too noisy”, though.

£60
Exceptional
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Year-after-year, true to its mission!”; this “consistently superb” Exmouth Market favourite has incredibly staying power, maintaining its “outstandingly flavourful” Moorish/Hispanic food, “excellent Iberian wines” and “buzzy scene”; as ever, it’s “too noisy”.

£60
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“There’s nowhere quite like Moro!” – this “joyous” Exmouth Market perennial thrives on its “exciting” Moorish/Andalucian cuisine, “massive and unusual wine list”, and “surprisingly good value”; the acoustics, though, are “challenging”.

£52
Exceptional
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Moro Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Moro Restaurant in EC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Moro restaurant.
Nicholas A
The poor acoustics and noisy noise betray M...
Reviewed 3 days ago

"The poor acoustics and noisy noise betray Moro's origin as a supermarket - when the restaurant is busy it is difficult to maintain a conversation across the table. But the food is consistently good, with flavours of southern Spain and north Africa bringing sunshine into the most drab London winter's day"

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Nick P
Consistently good since it first opened - I...
Reviewed 6 months, 6 days ago

"Consistently good since it first opened - I've never had a bad meal here."

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Joe S
Twice here in 2016. Absolutely consistent,...
Reviewed 6 months, 15 days ago

"Twice here in 2016. Absolutely consistent, gosh, its impressive when a restaurant can stay on form in this way. Did not recognise anything on the menu from previous visits but as ever here everything looks tempting and is delicious - had 8 different dishes and all were top. And the sherries are an extra treat. had another great dinner early April - the spicing and tastes are so original and spot on. Its busy and the service can slow up but always charming."

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Vivian C
Delicious octopus....
Reviewed 7 months, 5 days ago

"Delicious octopus."

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S F
Returning to an old favourite. Still up the...
Reviewed 7 months, 10 days ago

"Returning to an old favourite. Still up there with the best. Food superb, service a bit Norf Lunnun hip but OK."

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Andrew C
Old, but refuses to gather moss. Sherry sel...
Reviewed 7 months, 23 days ago

"Old, but refuses to gather moss. Sherry selection and (Spanish) cheese plate still an example to newbies in the Spanish food business."

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Nicholas A
The food at Moro is consistently good, as i...
Reviewed 7 months, 25 days ago

"The food at Moro is consistently good, as is the sherry. But the dining room (I am old enough to remember when it was a supermarket) is noisy, and it can sometimes be difficult to make conversation with your fellow diner(s)."

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David B
Food is always good, ambience rather let do...
Reviewed 7 months, 29 days ago

"Food is always good, ambience rather let down by the noise levels and sometimes unhelpful service. Their stall in Exmouth Market provides excellent street food"

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34-36 Exmouth Mkt, London, EC1R 4QE
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lunch 12.30 pm - 3 pm, dinner 7 pm - 10.30 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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