RestaurantsLondonFitzroviaW1

survey result

Summary

£80
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Jun Tanaka’s brilliant Mediterranean-inspired cooking is showcased at its best at his casual six-year-old HQ in Fitzrovia. It’s “notably good value” for cooking of this “excellence” and “variety of flavours” – the sort of place you’ll “definitely go back to again”. Tanaka has done some TV but is relatively unsung – if he was a little better known, this place would be a household name.

Summary

£78
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Mouth-watering food”“French-style with a difference” – wows almost all visitors to Jun Tanaka’s “informal fine-dining” joint in Fitzrovia. “The food is taken seriously but the atmosphere is grounded and relaxed”“when I want a solid and thoughtful meal, I go here”. Better still, it’s “a bit of a bargain for the quality”, and there’s “huge value in the wine list for a Michelin restaurant”.

Summary

£78
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Mouth-watering food”“French-style with a difference” – wows almost all visitors to Jun Tanaka’s “informal fine-dining” joint in Fitzrovia. “The food is taken seriously but the atmosphere is grounded and relaxed”“when I want a solid and thoughtful meal, I go here”. Better still, it’s “a bit of a bargain for the quality”, and there’s “huge value in the wine list for a Michelin restaurant”.

Summary

£78
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It’s all about the food” – you could call it “casual Michelin” – at Jun Tanaka’s Fitzrovia HQ, which provides a “relaxed”, “buzzing” (and quite “romantic”) environment in which to enjoy his “innovative” and sometimes “amazing” culinary creations. Quibbles? – “it’s quite a difficult menu to get your mind around” (“we were told it was small plates but were still asked to choose separate courses each”); and “although it’s a pretty space it can feel a bit cramped”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
22, 40
No dress code
70

The Ninth London Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Ninth London Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Ninth London restaurant.
Neill S
The most attentive cooking I have had the p...
Reviewed 6 months, 23 days ago

"The most attentive cooking I have had the pleasure to eat in a long while. Everything on the plate was there for a reason, a good reason! Service can appear a little brusque at first but once you interact with them they are a delight."

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Jin L
Very well balanced cooking - seared mackere...
Reviewed 9 months, 17 days ago

"Very well balanced cooking - seared mackerel with pickles worked well together, beef cheeks is one of the signature dishes; turbot head was wonderful- quite oriental"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£16.00 £36.00 £10.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £31.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
22 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 2NB
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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