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If it hadn’t originally launched on 28 October 2020, this expensively designed Covent Garden hotel would have attracted more attention. In its all-day bar and restaurant occupying much of the ground floor (there’s also a mezzanine), executive chef Paul Robinson (ex-Temper and The Coal Shed) serves food from Northern Italy using British produce. Pizza and cicchetti feature alongside small plates, pasta and secondi.

survey result

Summary

£65
  £££
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.

If it hadn’t originally launched on 28 October 2020, days before the UK’s second national lockdown, this expensively designed Covent Garden hotel would have attracted more attention. In its all-day bar and restaurant occupying much of the ground floor (there’s also a mezzanine), executive chef Paul Robinson (ex-Temper and The Coal Shed) serves food from Northern Italy using British produce. Pizza and cicchetti feature alongside small plates, pasta and secondi. Early reports praise the “excellent food and service”, although there‘s some dispute as to whether the setting is “a bit too much like an hotel” or “lovely and chic”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.00 £17.50 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £32.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Middle Eight Hotel, 66 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5BX
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday7 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday7 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday7 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday7 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday7:30 am‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday7:30 am‑5 pm

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