RestaurantsLondonFitzroviaW1T

survey result

Summary

£101
£££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Monica and David have nailed it here” – their Fitzrovia basement “ticks every box for a truly special night out in London”, starting with “the personal greeting in the beautiful, ground level bar area” before descending into the “lovely”, “bright” yet “romantic” dining room. Monica’s cuisine is “a dream” with “hints of the exotic that subtly differentiate the menu”; and is further bolstered by some “superb and unusual wine pairings”, not to mention “fantastic service”. As ever, “it seems inexplicable that it hasn’t been awarded a Michelin star, as it is way above the quality of many others that have been”.

Summary

£87
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You can tell the moment you walk through the door that the people who own it are involved and want to make their guests’ experience enjoyable” – that’s the vibe at Monica and David Galetti’s “peaceful and delightful” Fitzrovia three-year-old. “You have a relaxing drink at street level in the bar, and then it’s down a flight of steps to a chic room flooded in natural light from the street outside”. “The heart in the mind-blowing cooking shines through” – in particular the “wonderful, delicate, balanced tasting menu, packed with fresh seasonal ingredients”; and “it’s paired with an exceptional wine list”. “Staff are outstanding and the chef/patron visiting guests at their tables is a lovely touch”. “Must surely get its Michelin star soon?”

Summary

£87
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You can tell the moment you walk through the door that the people who own it are involved and want to make their guests’ experience enjoyable” – that’s the vibe at Monica and David Galetti’s “peaceful and delightful” Fitzrovia two-year-old. “You have a relaxing drink at street level in the bar, and then it’s down a flight of steps to a chic room flooded in natural light from the street outside”. “The heart in the mind-blowing cooking shines through” – in particular the “wonderful, delicate, balanced tasting menu, packed with fresh seasonal ingredients”; and “it’s paired with an exceptional wine list”. “Staff are outstanding and the chef/patron visiting guests at their tables is a lovely touch”. “Must surely get its Michelin star soon?”

Summary

£89
 ££££
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.

“Monica Galetti’s attention to detail shines through” and helps inspire a “stand-out total experience” at the Fitzrovia yearling that she runs with her husband David (formerly the sommelier at Le Gavroche): you start with “amazing cocktails” in the ground floor bar, and then move on to the “welcoming” downstairs restaurant. Alongside the à la carte options, it features “a very memorable tasting menu” (“exquisite flavours and textures, all perfectly cooked” and with a veggie option), and marries them with wine from the “superb” and “well-matched wine list”. If there’s a quibble, it’s that “portions can be very small for the price”. La Patronne “takes the time to visit each table”; and the “friendly and professional” service led by her hubbie adds a lot to the experience. And although “tables are perhaps a little close together”, reporters generally like this “intimate” and “good-looking space”.

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Mere Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Mere Restaurant in W1T, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Mere restaurant.
cyril c
Top draw all round...
Reviewed 5 months, 13 days ago

"Top draw all round"

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Nick G
A very pleasant experience but slightly und...
Reviewed 8 months, 3 days ago

"A very pleasant experience but slightly underwhelmed by the food. We went for the tasting menu and whilst 2-3 dishes were very good, a couple, including the first, disappointed. "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 91.00 Always available 6
Menu2 80.00 Always available 6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£24.50 £39.00 £14.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £39.00
Filter Coffee £4.95
Extras  
Service 12.50%
74 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 4QH
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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