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The top floor of revamped Covent Garden townhouse 3 Henrietta Street became home to Mark Greenaway's long-awaited London fine-dining project in October 2021 (he opened a pie shop in Villiers Street in 2021). The name refers to the menu which will pivot with the seasons - rather than any reference to that Friends scene with the sofa - and will be "a menu of playful yet refined takes on classic dishes inspired by his childhood".

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Summary

£96
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Scottish chef Mark Greenaway’s two-year-old ‘British bistro’, set in the first-floor drawing room of an elegant Georgian townhouse overlooking Covent Garden piazza, flies somewhere under the radar given its grand address. (The name apparently refers to the way the menu ‘pivots’ with the changing seasons). Its pre-theatre options are useful for the area, while Sunday lunch is also favourably mentioned.

Summary

£96
 ££££
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.

“Tucked away on the first floor of a Covent Garden townhouse”, this late-2021 newcomer from top Scottish chef, Mark Greenaway, is “a great little venue” with a “beautiful setting overlooking Covent Garden piazza”. “Pick the chef’s counter and you’ll be served by Mark himself: an engaging chef, but even if you can’t sit at the counter, the restaurant seating has good views”. The menu (including breakfast and a pre-theatre option) is versatile and “both delivers on taste and offers good value for the location”. Top Menu Tip – beef and bone marrow pie.

Summary

Opening in September 2021, on the first floor of a new Covent Garden restaurant development (see also El Ta’koy), this new venture is named for its monthly changing menu from accoladed Scottish chef Mark Greenaway. From the website, we are told to expect spectacular views of the piazza, an open kitchen, and a choice of four- or eight-course menus.

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3 Henrietta Street, London, WC2E 8LU

Pivot by Mark Greenaway Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Pivot by Mark Greenaway Restaurant in WC2E, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Pivot by Mark Greenaway restaurant.
Tim J
Maybe Sunday was the wrong day to come. I r...
Reviewed 9 months, 8 days ago

"Maybe Sunday was the wrong day to come. I read numerous rave reviews and hoped this would be a great quality casual spot in Covent Garden to supplement theatre trips. But while it is pretty cheap, I was hoping for more than an average-ok pub experience, both the cooking and environment."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre   £48.00
SundayLunch £32.00 £38.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.00 £25.00 £7.00 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £56.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
3 Henrietta Street, London, WC2E 8LU
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑11 pm
Tuesday8 am‑11 pm
Wednesday8 am‑11 pm
Thursday8 am‑11 pm
Friday8 am‑11 pm
Saturday8 am‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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