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Summary

The “bustling” cradle of the Galvin brothers’ empire – this “very grown up”, slightly “formal” Marylebone bistro is celebrating its tenth birthday, and remains one of the best-liked all-rounders in town, serving a “staunchly Gallic” menu which provides “no pyrotechnics – just solid excellent cooking”.

£67
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

With its “unpretentiously professional” service and “staunchly traditional” styling, the Galvin brothers’ original Gallic bistro, in Marylebone, remains many reporters’ favourite; the “classy” cuisine, though, has sometimes seemed to be “resting on its laurels” of late.

£65
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A very slick and dependable operation”; the original Marylebone Galvin “has all the virtues of a good Parisian bistro, with a few British ones thrown in” – “excellent-value” cuisine, “unobtrusive” service and a “convivial” (if slightly “formal”) setting.

£63
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Galvin Bistrot de Luxe on Baker Street was the first restaurant opened by the UK’s first Michelin-starred brothers, Chris and Jeff Galvin, and reflects the heart of what they do – seasonally inspired classical French food made with insight and passion served in beautiful and intimate surroundings.
Classic dishes and regularly changing specials created by head chef Tom Duffill give an experience which is at once exciting and timeless and a correspondingly well-curated cellar adds even further to the palate.
Expanding on this are exclusive monthly wine dinners where bespoke menus are matched to themed collections of wine ranging from the great houses of Bordeaux to new biodynamic producers and all points in between.

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Mon-Wed 10.30 pm, Thu-Sat 10.45 pm, Sun 9.30 pm

Galvin Bistrot de Luxe Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Galvin Bistrot de Luxe Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Galvin Bistrot de Luxe restaurant.
Jimmy S
Nothing to complain about at this very reli...
Reviewed 9 months, 6 days ago

"Nothing to complain about at this very reliable restaurant."

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Camilla E
Slightly dipped as service not quite as goo...
Reviewed 10 months, 3 days ago

"Slightly dipped as service not quite as good as it was. Waiter knocked my husband on the head with a tray and they got our starters the wrong way round. Tarte rating was lukewarm, so disappointed with that."

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66 Baker St, London, W1U 7DJ
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lunch noon - 2.30 pm, Sun 3 pm, dinner 6 pm - 10.45 pm
Last orders: Mon-Wed 10.30 pm, Thu-Sat 10.45 pm, Sun 9.30 pm