RestaurantsLondonFitzroviaW1A

survey result

Summary

£67
  £££
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The full Ottolenghi experience” – with a marvellous selection of dishes at amazing value prices – is to be found at the celebrated chef’s “foodie heaven” in Fitzrovia. “Unusual ingredients are beautifully combined in a varied array of options” which put vegetables to the forefront. “It’s great fun too – bustling and chic, with a great sense of intimacy.”

Summary

£65
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An impressive step-up for Ottolenghi, and with all the elements that make his food unique”: Yotam Ottolenghi’s “just brilliant”, veg-centric yearling in Fitzrovia provides “some of the most innovative food in town”“very clever” and “exciting” sharing-plates with “intense flavours” and “exceptional presentation” – and “even though there’s meat on the menu, it could turn the most ardent carnivore vegetarian!”. With service that’s “exemplary” and “committed” and “a really delightful atmosphere (buzzing but not noisy) it’s all-in-all a memorable experience”.

Summary

£65
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An impressive step-up for Ottolenghi, and with all the elements that make his food unique”: Yotam Ottolenghi’s “just brilliant”, veg-centric yearling in Fitzrovia provides “some of the most innovative food in town”“very clever” and “exciting” sharing-plates with “intense flavours” and “exceptional presentation” – and “even though there’s meat on the menu, it could turn the most ardent carnivore vegetarian!”. With service that’s “exemplary” and “committed” and “a really delightful atmosphere (buzzing but not noisy) it’s all-in-all a memorable experience”.

Summary

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

This light and bright July 2018 opening from Yotam Ottolenghi is, er, Ottolenghi-like in its culinary character: that is to say, firmly rooted in eastern Mediterranean cuisine; but here with a spin that’s even more veg-centred, and also now with a focus on fermentation and cooking over fire. The eco-friendly, waste-reducing, Fitzrovia site is initially open for lunch and dinner, but breakfast will follow.

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ROVI Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of ROVI Restaurant in W1A, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of ROVI restaurant.
James A
Went for a light lunch. Very good indeed ...
Reviewed 4 months, 18 days ago

"Went for a light lunch. Very good indeed "

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Niall G
Too noisy, food was ok but overpriced. Serv...
Reviewed 4 months, 23 days ago

"Too noisy, food was ok but overpriced. Service good. Too hyped"

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Harry R
Really really special food. The starter nib...
Reviewed 9 months, 12 days ago

"Really really special food. The starter nibbles were probably my highlight - the corn on the cobs in particular... though I had been told they were amazing, I couldn't find it in my heart to get excited. They blew me away. Service was OK - really nice folk who gave us some interesting wines to try throughout the evening, but just felt like they were a little stretched - it took quite a while before anyone came to take our order."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £26.00 £7.50 £9.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £38.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
59-65 Wells Street, London, W1A 3AE
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm

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