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Pescatori Italian & Seafood Restaurant - Mayfair
Pescatori Italian & Seafood Restaurant - Mayfair

Pescatori Italian & Seafood Restaurant - Mayfair Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.pescatori.co.uk/dover_street.php
  • Phone: 0207 493 2652
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Sat: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    5:30pm - 10:30pm


  • Payment Options: AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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A word from Pescatori Italian & Seafood Restaurant - Mayfair
Elegant decoration and the finest seafood available at this established venue in Mayfair, Pescatori Seafood and Italian restaurant selects only the highest quality fish and seafood from the market.
Grandiose but understated, the Lobster Linguine impresses with delicately chosen lobster pieces and a hint of an inimitable amusing tomato sauce. Meanwhile the shellfish Copper Pot leaves you speechless when bursting with flavors and richness, the Italian part offers an irresistible selection of the best Italian wines, liqueurs and Grappa.
Friendly welcoming with an undisturbed but attentive service, Pescatori offers the best of the deep enjoyed in luxuriant surroundings.
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Diner Reviews
  • "...although we booked through Open Table with a '30% OFF FOOD' offer that wasn't respected on our bill! Aside from that disappointment the food was lovely and service was good."
    dined on 26/07/2014
  • "The menu was extensive & had something to appeal to everyone. The food was well cooked & presented & the service was attentive. Although we mentioned that we were using the 30% offer when we arrived, the bill arrived with no discount so we had to point this out to get it amended, which was disappointing"
    dined on 11/07/2014
  • "Four of us had a late lunch mid week. Excellent choices on the menu and affordable wine list. Service very good and staff friendly and helpful. We had 3 course each and everyone really enjoyed the food. Beautifully cooked and presented. Could not find a fault, not even a tiny one. We will definitely be back."
    dined on 10/07/2014
  • "Outstanding starter of tuna carpaccio and dessert of gnocchi. Main of tuna was very good, but tad gristle in part (not much, though, but enough to be noticeable). Zucchini side very good. Toptable discount made for appropriate level of money for food, although would have been just a bit expensive without the discount.mserive was very good until they became busy (just after we finished main), and thus took a long time to get dessert menu, for them to come back to us and take our order, and then once we finished dessert to pay--a total of about an hour from finishing main to paying. They initially forgot the toptable discount but quickly fixed this. Overall excellent seafood place."
    dined on 08/07/2014
  • "Nice set up allowing for private business conversations. Perfect lunch place in Mayfair. Delicious food, attentive service."
    dined on 08/07/2014
  • "We chose the Top Table offer which was very good value (30% off food). We shared a starter of asparagus which was excellent and both our mains (Spaghetti alle Vongole and Tagliatelle al Granchio) were very good - tho the portions were enormous! We then shared a dessert of strawberries with basil which was really tasty. All in all, very good - and the staff were very friendly."
    dined on 01/07/2014
  • "while i have enjoyed their fitzrovia location before- first time at this one right in heart of mayfair- and hey who can beat the 30% discount we had that night. Very enjoyable."
    dined on 01/07/2014
  • "Located in Mayfair this restaurant offers good value through using deals. All the food is fresh and presented well. We had the Zuppa da Mare which was huge! Sadly it was very salty and we could not do it justice."
    dined on 27/06/2014
  • "Enjoyed a very pleasant lunch with an ex colleague. Service was good and unobtrusive. Food excellent. The specials of salt baked Sea Bass and Monkfish in a rich tomato sauce were absolutely delicious. Makes a great lunch venue."
    dined on 27/06/2014
  • "It's a shame. I've given Pescatori one more chance and very disappointed by the food they are offering. The quality of the fish and other seafood are just not fresh and tasteless. They use their sauce to cover the blendness of their prawn, monkfish, squid and seabass (which we ordered). The only one that's got taste is the cockles. I guess they can get away with it if they are serving a non-regular seafood eater but for our table it was really disappointing. Oh, even the bread was stale, probably leftover from the night before. It's a shame because it's in a good location and the staff were polite and you can see they make an effort but the food just not good."
    dined on 25/06/2014
  • "a delightful Mayfair restaurant, lovely room very pleasant service and good food. I had oysters, which were fresh,delicious and presented as one would expect.My companion had dressed crab, again v good. We both went for the special of Turbot, which was again v.good served with caramelised shallots (these could have been a bit more caramelised) and new potatoes. then shared a desert which was good. the wine we had was not initially cool enough, however the bucket dealt with this and possibly a few pounds overpriced. the 30% off food opentable deal made a welcome reduction to a price I would say was correct for this restaurant. I will return"
    dined on 20/06/2014
  • "Good restaurant, specials worth going for, service good and a nice environment."
    dined on 13/06/2014
  • "This was my third visit to Pescatori in Mayfair in just over a year. The food never disappoints, nor its variety for seafood lovers. It is well cooked and presented. The service is competent and attentive. Good offerings from the specials board too. And great desserts."
    dined on 10/06/2014
  • "Myself, my sister and her eleven year old son dined at Pescatori on Dover Street on a Saturday evening in early June, taking advantage of the 30% off food offer from OT. Pescatori's seafood choices and style of presentation are on a par with most top seafood restaurants in London but are significantly less expensive, especially so with the OT deal. We variously had lobster, cod and crab dishes, and freshness of all ingredients, including accompaniments, ensured complete enjoyment. The welcome we received was warm, and our request for a particular table was complied with. Service during the meal was attentive without being overbearing. Wine choice is extensive and well priced. I've dined here over many years and have yet to be disappointed."
    dined on 07/06/2014
  • "Food is nothing close to the Italian one they claim to bring to the table, being Italian I know what the dishes should have tasted like and I was very disappointed. The seafood wasn't tasty. I had the fritto misto as a starter, lacked flavour and salt, then followed my clams linguine that tasted nothing like the Italian recipe and shellfish was tasteless. The service was average, the ambience was ok, I would not recommend this to a friend. "
    dined on 02/06/2014
  • "good italian food in an excellent location. Service and ambience also excellent"
    dined on 19/05/2014
  • "It is only the second time I have been here and both food and service has been outstanding. The staff give such a warm welcome and nothingis too much trouble. I am claustrophobic and they found me appropriate seating. The lobster is the best iv had in London. The cheese board is amazing. This little find has become my favourite place to go."
    dined on 14/05/2014
  • "On arrival, lovely foody aromas and comfortable looking seating. But in reality the table is too small, as it is already fairly crowded on arrival, then tapenade, Sicilain olives, bread and drinks are served and the long single sheet menus are fairly difficult to handle. The inevitable happened, a Bellini is knocked over. That was quickly and efficiently handled; but in silence.. However a nice touch; we had only a carafe of wine but it was kept in and served from an ice bucket ++. The menu reads very well, great ingredients and exciting combinations. But every dish was bland, bland, bland. Is that why the fairly hefty salt and pepper pots were on the table ? Sorry but i do not go out to dine and season the food myself. Big disappointment."
    dined on 13/05/2014
  • "Met my friend here for dinner and was very impressed by the variety of fish dishes available. Definitely a place to go if you are a fish/seafood lover! Decor was lovely and ambience also good. Very much enjoyed our evening and will return."
    dined on 13/05/2014
  • "It was very busy in the night we were in, so the service was very slow, but still in good manner, no complain. Food is average plus, not sure they are good value though - if we were not on the TT's 30% off deal, I would reluctantly to rate it is good value for money. Overall, it is a decent place for Italian. "
    dined on 07/05/2014
  • "We ate here early evening after a late matinee at theatre, and were very impressed. Even before 7pm there were a good number of diners, and the atmosphere was lively. Good wine list, including the excellent Salice Salentino, and extensive seafood menu, though with alternatives for the non-pescatorian. Olive tapenade and bread was a good preamble, though the separate bowl of olives on ice was not good value for money. Starters of grilled squid with chorizo; and crab and avocado bruschetta were both tasty and well presented. Mains of swordfish pasta, and of hake stuffed with black pudding in a wine and cream sauce were imaginative and well prepared. We didn't manage dessert, and with 30% offer, the whole bill was under £100, reasonable VFM."
    dined on 03/05/2014
  • "I have eaten at pescatore with my wife long before we were married and we will continue. It's part of our memory now. The food is always great and they pay attention to details within the food order. 10 from 10"
    dined on 29/04/2014
  • "This restaurant never fails to deliver fantastic food and a relaxed atmosphere. The staff are attentive but don't rush you and the menu is extensive. As a party of five we had a variety of main courses (the tuna was particularly good ), and deserts followed by coffee / tea. Thoroughly enjoyable meal and definitely somewhere I'll be returning too in the very near future. "
    dined on 29/04/2014
  • "Pleasant dining venue, food was above par; sea bass and sea bream were of good quality. Comments; could refine the rather garish appearance of the menus, increase the range of grappa, and ensure the staff are attentive throughout the entirety of the evening (which seemed to wane towards the end), however these points are trivial and hardly spoiled the occasion."
    dined on 26/04/2014
  • "We have been to the restaurant several times now and were never disappointed, however, this time the sharing platter Ortolana we ordered was really good and special again. We continued with the baked sea bream and the Tuna nicoise type dish, followed by desert. Everything was lovely, well presented and tasted really good. The restaurant was booked but we sat in the front area this time and there was enough time given in-between the dishes. We are already looking forward for our next visit/dining experience. Thanks"
    dined on 26/04/2014
  • "Hugely enjoyable celebration as table for 4, great value using the food discount. Service attentive while restaurant was full, as noise level rose shared less of other diner's table conversation! Multiple fish dishes shared as a group, all fresh and delightfully presented."
    dined on 25/04/2014
  • "I read about this reztaurant on line and booked a table 2 days later. We asked for a table in the window and were told yes but we would have to vacate within 2 hours. The staff then told us we could keep it for the evening. The starter platter to share for starters was amazing. The lobster main with cheese sauce was to die for. Iv had better cheese boards and the main made up for it. Service was very good. Over all a lovely evening and I will be returning with more friends in the future."
    dined on 25/04/2014
  • "The staff members were very attentive. The Lobster dish was quite ok but do not recommend lobster pasta which did not bring any taste."
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "We tried the special Wednesday menu and had steak with half a lobster on top! The steak was a bit too medium, We said medium/rare but the lobster was delicious within a lovely light sauce. We also had the panecotta with raspberries and in a grappa sauce. This was excellent. This was our second visit within the month and we will gladly return again."
    dined on 09/04/2014
  • "We went to Pescatori for a last minute dinner and it happened to be Lobster Friday where all dishes are a set price. I had the spaghetti and my friend had the lobster burger and we were both really happy with our choices, The service was good and I would recommend the restaurant for sure."
    dined on 04/04/2014
  • "Knowing we would be in the area that evening, we looked on toptable and found this. It was a delight. We have been to the one in Charlotte Street before but never here. We like this one much more. The service was a bit raggedy, but the food more than made up it. Offering tomatoes on the vine as a pre-dinner nibble was inspired! As pescatarians it was nice to see meat options relegated to second place for once - it's surprising how many 'fish' restaurants still play as much to the carnivores. Everything we ate was beautifully cooked and presented, and they served the best octopus carpaccio I have ever had by a country mile. We will definitely be back."
    dined on 03/04/2014
  • "I searched Toptable for a venue for a business dinner in a central Mayfair location. The Wednesday Surf & Turf menu at Pescatori in Dover Street sounded interesting and we were not disappointed. We were made to feel very welcome, the service was excellent, and the food and wine were very palatable. Will definitely go back."
    dined on 26/03/2014
  • "This was a delicious meal ,very fairly priced. We shared the crab salad and then we shared fritto misto mare. Lovely selection of prawns, octopus, calamari and hake. Husband had panne cotta with fresh raspberries . All wonderful. We will return again. A.B."
    dined on 26/03/2014
  • "Good value meal with the 30% off TT deal. Pasta was good spaghetti with a ragu of pigs cheek was lovely. But the sea bream was a bit over cooked and a bit dry. A bit lacking in atmosphere. Good service. Nice. But nothing special."
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Un-intrusive but attentive service. They got it just right. Pasta and fish dishes well cooked but a bit expensive for good (though not exceptionally good) food."
    dined on 12/03/2014
  • "Great place serving excellent food. They did rush us through our food, we had a 20.30 booking and had us paid and out the door within the hour. Other than that I could not fault it and will definately go back."
    dined on 07/03/2014
  • "Excellent quality sea food, friendly service and welcoming ambience. Highly recommended"
    dined on 07/03/2014
  • "Excellent food; friendly, attentive and relaxed service, good atmosphere."
    dined on 07/03/2014
  • "The menu is perfect for people who love fish & seafood! There are so many options. Very filling indeed. I had a dressed Devon crab for starter & the claw alone was bigger than my hand!"
    dined on 06/03/2014
  • "There were four of us in our party. We were not impressed. The restaurant itself is pleasant but the food was disappointing. Two of our starters (grilled squid and roast razor shell clams) were warm rather than hot, while my soup was absolutely scalding. Two of us ordered the tuna main course. We were asked how we wanted this cooked so were extremely surprised when it came cold as part of a salad. This included a soft boiled egg - also stone cold! I have rechecked the menu and there is no indication whatsoever that this option is served cold. Neither of us would have ordered it had we known that this would be the case. The service throughout the meal was reasonable but we had to ask several times for the bill. We will not be going back."
    dined on 05/03/2014