RestaurantsLondonWestminsterSW1

survey result

Summary

£66
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Having read some mixed reviews, we were pleasantly surprised on a recent visit” – the Riding House Café group’s “eclectically decorated”, year-old unit in Victoria’s Nova development again inspires somewhat up-and-down reports, but most are positive regarding its “friendly” staff and “well-presented and tasty” food, tipping it for a breakfast or coffee and a snack; outside seating in summer is a bonus.

Summary

£66
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Having read some mixed reviews, we were pleasantly surprised on a recent visit” – the Riding House Café group’s “eclectically decorated”, year-old unit in Victoria’s Nova development again inspires somewhat up-and-down reports, but most are positive regarding its “friendly” staff and “well-presented and tasty” food, tipping it for a breakfast or coffee and a snack; outside seating in summer is a bonus.

Summary

£60
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “cool-looking venue” in Victoria’s new Nova development has a “good all-round menu with lots of tasty choices”, and makes “a worthy addition to the Riding House Café group”. But the middling ratings indicate that Adam White’s team are still struggling to meet the demands of a 300-cover operation on two floors. Top Tip: a good choice for brunch.

Summary

£60
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The task of feeding 300-plus diners over two floors of Victoria’s new Nova development was never going to be a doddle, and Adam White’s year-old venue has yet to make a consistent go of it: there are fans, but too many critics feel “it doesn’t live up to its sibling Riding House Café, on any front”“the food is all over the place, and service is either too keen or just disappears!”

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Restaurant details

Yes
20
No dress code
330

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 28.00 Dinner only 6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.50 £19.50 £4.50 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £2.60
Extras  
Bread £3.80
Service 12.50%
Sir Simon Milton Sq, London, SW1H 0HW
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday9 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday9 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday10 am‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday10 am‑4 pm

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