RestaurantsLondonFitzroviaW1

survey result

Summary

£74
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not at all what you would expect from the outside!”“fabulous flavours and clever cooking abound” at Will Lander and Daniel Morgenthau’s “highly sophisticated” neighbourhood venture, whose understatedly hip premises occupy a deceptively humble-looking corner-site in Fitzrovia. It also features an “exceptional and interesting wine list by glass: I go online after to see what wines I should be buying at home!”

Summary

£74
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not at all what you would expect from the outside!”“fabulous flavours and clever cooking abound” at Will Lander and Daniel Morgenthau’s “highly sophisticated” neighbourhood venture, whose understatedly hip premises occupy a deceptively humble-looking corner-site in Fitzrovia. It also features an “exceptional and interesting wine list by glass: I go online after to see what wines I should be buying at home!”

Summary

£82
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still punching above its weight”, Will Lander & Daniel Morgenthau’s “tiny”, “somewhat hipster” Fitzrovia haunt (sibling to Portland) “has dispensed with its small plates concept and now provides proper starters and main courses”. Fans applaud its “imaginative take on a simple range of ingredients (with results that can be superlative)”; its “limited but intriguing wine list”; and feel that even if it’s “packed” and “noisy” (“lots of hard surfaces”) “that’s not the point” for a “relaxed” and “lovely” place. Overall ratings are blunted, however, by a minority who feel “it’s not terrible, but I hoped for more…”

Summary

£60
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An equally fantastic experience as at Portland (same team)”, say the many fans of this Fitzrovia newcomer, lauding its “very inventive, beautifully prepared small plates from the open kitchen” and “really outstanding wine list (full of remarkable, little known options)”, all delivered by “a super-friendly and attentive young team”. The “buzzy” setting is too “austere” for some tastes however, and there is a minority who feel that “although all the major food critics have eulogised, the cuisine is not quite as cosmic as has been suggested, albeit good”.

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Clipstone Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Clipstone Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Clipstone restaurant.
Tim Y
perfectly executed dishes from a short menu...
Reviewed 1 months, 21 days ago

"perfectly executed dishes from a short menu, charming service, interesting wine list, noisy buzzy atmosphere: everything that's good about the London dining scene "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £28.00 £32.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£13.00 £27.00 £6.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £3.50
Service 12.50%
5 Clipstone Street, London, W1W 6BB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑09:45 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑09:45 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑09:45 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑09:45 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑09:45 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm, 5:30 pm‑08:45 pm

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