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£69
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The Wolseley’s popular little brother provides a setting somewhere between a Munich beer cellar and a Viennese Cafe” in fashionable Marylebone. You don’t come here for the food – a “pretty underwhelming pastiche” of Austrian/German cuisine with schnitzel a menu mainstay – and the feeling is widespread that “they should do better”. But even the many who feel it’s becoming ever-more “disappointing” given the “steep” prices often acknowledge that “it’s a useful spot and usually busy”.

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

“Treat the winter blues with a schnitzel” at this Wolseley Group brasserie in Marylebone – a “smaller, more casual cousin of the Delaunay”, whose “understated” but cosy interior “whisks you off into an ambience of Continental sophistication” and provides a “lively” backdrop to a meal. True to the culinary DNA of the group, the “Austrian-style food” is “somewhat mediocre”, and given its inspiration “you need to be up-for some heavy dishes”. Prices are “fair”, though, and, all in all, “it’s a useful and reliable spot for lunch or a family meal”. Top Tip – “they understand breakfast here!”

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

With its “glorious interior”, Corbin & King’s “buzzy Viennese” all-day café in Marylebone is “a lovely, nostalgic and comforting experience”, which – even if it is “a bit pricey” nowadays – “presses all the buttons” if you are hankering for schnitzel Holstein, breakfast gröstls, rye sandwiches and the like. “I love this place and missed my Austrian holidays this year, so the food reminds me of those missed trips”.

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£69
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reminiscent of a grand café in turn-of-the-century Vienna” – Corbin & King’s “warm, cosy, and gemutlich” operation has “a Mittel-european vibe of posh coats, lipstick and gossip”, and is just the place to hole up on a winter’s day in particular. Its “broad and comforting menu” of Austro-Germanic fare does have many fans (who say “the schnitzel is a must-have”), but can also seem “stodgy and also rather overpriced”. Top Tip – “if you’ve never had Gröstl for breakfast, go now! Birchermüsli... Kassler Ham and boiled eggs on proper rye sourdough… herrings and kippers. And yes, strudel IS an acceptable breakfast food! With Einspanner coffee (topped with whipped cream), a lovely start to the day. Embrace the atmosphere… and don’t make any plans for lunch!”

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50 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 5HN

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Fischer's Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Fischer's Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Fischer's restaurant.
Alan J
Excellent restaurant of Austrian inspiratio...
Reviewed 10 days ago

"Excellent restaurant of Austrian inspiration. The food is traditional, copious, well cooked and delicious. Service is efficient and welcoming. There some good Austrian wines on the list."

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Richard F
Pricey but good also a bit noisy...
Reviewed 1 months, 8 days ago

"Pricey but good also a bit noisy"

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N B
Reliably good middle European food with a t...
Reviewed 4 months, 14 days ago

"Reliably good middle European food with a to-die-for double baked cheese soufflé that I would return for any time. Also a very good brunch place."

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andrew d
Very good Austrian restaurant great for Sun...
Reviewed 4 months, 20 days ago

"Very good Austrian restaurant great for Sunday brunch or lunch"

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Richard F
great vienna schnitzel...
Reviewed 8 months, 15 days ago

"great vienna schnitzel"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£15.10 £31.80 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £31.50
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 15.00%
50 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 5HN
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Opening hours
Monday7:30 am‑9:30 pm
Tuesday7:30 am‑10 pm
Wednesday7:30 am‑10 pm
Thursday7:30 am‑10 pm
Friday7:30 am‑10 pm
Saturday9 am‑10 pm
Sunday9 am‑10 pm

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