Macellaio RC Exmouth Market
Here, Roberto decides to take a step forward and introduces Bluefin tuna from Sicily to the equation and, it is extremely important to understand that this choice wasn’t made by hazard: the tuna is the only animal from the sea that has warm blood, like our Fassona cow. Moreover, and in general terms, both types of meat can be culinarily treated in a very similar way.
This way our menu is a “mirror” of itself: you can enjoy a beef tartare or a tuna tartare, a beef steak or a tuna steak. For us, are now the same!
And as in the first one, every product offered in our restaurant is the fruit of a meticulous work of artisans and farmers loyal to traditions, with whom we share the “Italian passion”.
Our beef and tuna tell the story of the people behind them and their passions, come and try it for yourself!
Excellent steak, fresh pasta, and wine. We missed the tuna steak option from the menu but understand the menu has been temporarily (we hope) reduced during Covid.
Fine overall. Waiter was a bit pushy about choice of steak, service a tad erratic. Ambiance ok. Not quite up to standards of previous experience.
We had a great time at Macellaio RC Exmouth Market on Friday evening. All staffs there were friendly and very attentive. Florentina steak was cooked to perfection. We will definitely come back. :)
Good experience, nice staff, food quality was really high.
I’ll. one back
Overpriced for OK food.
The food was ok but nothing to write home about it. Service was fine. I went last year asleep for my bday and the food and services were so much better. Also. I felt ratio price quality wasn’t justified it. I will not come back.
No reference if our booking. Bad table in the doorway which was held for walk ins. Rude staff. We walked out. Avoid
Steak davvero ottima, un po’ meno i dolci. Personale cortese e disponile
I loved each single time I have been to this restaurant.
The food is amazing and the service is spotless.
The food was OK but not as good as the chain's other branches. The service really needs to be improved. A waiter spilled water over my husband's jacket while collecting glasses from other tables. Although knowing the incident, neither the waiter nor the supervisor come to help with the cleaning of the jacket. They even added nearly 20 pounds for "services" in our bill. We wouldn't be coming back again.
Having been to another branch in union street I was looking forward to visiting and enjoying the Fiorentina
Things started well as the location is great with a relaxed vibe and tables outside - bar the number of people passing by asking for money (5 in total and obviously not the restaurants fault) the experience was great
Service was great with a very good waiter also providing very honest and good suggestions on the food and wine (we had a super red st s good price)
Where the whole thing went down hill oust the starters was 1. The delay in service post starters and in particular for people at adjoining tables - it became so painful to watch / hear I had to go to the waiter inside to please serve people and apologise on his behalf as he was a nice chap
2. More of an issue was the Fiorentina ...... it came so overly charred / burnt on the outside that it was inedible and was like burnt coal - no where near the standard of quality and cooking I had experienced at union street. I pointed out to the waiter and he recognised it was badly cooked and mentioned it looked as it hadn’t been prepared properly. We fit an apology but no discount or anything else - albeit in fairness I didn’t ask for anything
Anyway won’t go back to this branch as kitchen / cook isn’t up to standard but would still go to another branch given previous experience of the cut of fassona
Lovely people and excellent food - highly recommended
It was a nice experience overall but portions were not very big (particularly the pasta) so it didn't feel like great value. Probably wouldn't go again, but puddings were a highlight.
Very nice ambient, very good and professional service.
We had an excellent Lunch at Macellaio on Saturday 10th August, the menu was varied and had plenty of choice. The service was attentive without being overpowering. This really is a gem of a find and I would highly recommend it.
Ottima qualità del cibo: dai formaggi, alla Fiorentina (frollatura 7-9 settimane magnifica) passando per la stracciatella e il vino.
Staff molto attento e gentile.
Good flood quality but the meat portion could have been bigger for what it cost. Total bill for 1 person £81 but that included bottle of wine £29 and two desserts and starter and coffee
Well, if you’d like to have a fabulous dinner in London, the Italians may help you... quality service,quality meal, good and cheap wine... what ever you would expect for? Ask to be served by Barbara... She always eat there, for sure!
Very easy concept place, starter were a little overpriced for the portion served. Wine list with a lot of bin, maybe a little overpriced for the area. Overall nice place for a night out with friends
One of my favourite restaurants in London. Anytime I have the chance, I always come. Thir cut is first quality. It never disappoints.
Very nice restaurant in Exmouth Market, comforting Simple Italian food focused on products quality and prevision.
For my taste, portions are on the small side (I did not order any pasta), and therefore it will become expensive if you want to eat decent quantities.
The best meat in town! Real italian cuisine with a great Passion for beef
Overall a nice meal, however we ordered 2 hanger steaks with a chilli rub and neither appeared to have it.
The steak while good quality where under seasoned.
Would return though.
Extremely overpriced, average food. Very disappointed.
The table was awfully small. We orded two starters and they couldn’t fit one the table. The portions were extremely small and the skirt stake was not tasty. Nevertheless the staff were very warm and friendly. Once we complained, the manager came to apologize offering another steak free of charge.
Amazing beef, steak tartare and rib of beef were superb. Sides were expensive for what they were, we wished we had order more beef instead. Service was ok but not exceptional.
Good food but a little overpriced for what you got.
The Burrata was lovely but could have done with some bread or salads. The steak was incredibly tasty but not cheap and the portions were quite small.
Service was a little scatty but the staff were all very pleasant.
This was the first time at this Macellaio restaurant. We have previously been at Macellaio in South Ken and found that one great, both service and food!
We tried this one and while the food was unbelievably great as always, the service was a bit less attentive as the one in South Ken. Would definitely go back there but I hope that service can get to the same level as the other one.
Nice restaurant and nice food & service.
We have found it to be a little too expensive, more than £140 for a t-bone steak and a bottle of regular wine and 2 sides, is a bit excessive.
Cena deliziosa! Carne italiana di alta qualità e personale gentilissimo e preparatissimo. Bravi!!
Fantastic food. Great service and wine. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Great experience, great service, nice atmosphere and one of the best steaks I've ever tried.
We enjoyed our visit. Third time already... that says a lot I believe.
We went to Marcellio for the first time on a Friday night with friends. Great atmosphere, buzzy. Love the meat in the counter at the entrance. Interesting wine list. Food was very, very good. The 2 chaps in the group being total meat heads could not make a decision with the meat choices and offel on offer. We will be back for them to try more! We ordered far too many starters to share as a consequence! The downside unfortunately was the service - there are loads of waiting staff, apparently waiting for a train, not looking after tables..... Took ages to get a drink on arrival - first rule of restaurants methinks, get them a drink and the menu and customers are usually happy for ages and then don't notice if the service is unduly slow. We were not in a hurry. We had lots to chat to our friends about, but even so the service was inattentive. In fact we had plates put on the table, by one waiter, removed by another, put back and then removed again. Maybe we have missed the comedic point?? Anyway, don't let that hinder a visit. If you like steak, its worth it. We will definitely return. Hint, maybe order 2 bottles of wine when you sit down.....
Great place, food is relatively well priced but very good meat! Will be back very soon...
This is the second time i’ve beensto the restaurant. The first time was in the evening, the place was buzzing, the food great - I took a business colleague from Florence, Italy who reckoned the meat was better than the meat we always indulge in when we are in Florence. Hence my desire to return taking my son in law for lunch.
It was 1.15 - I was the only customer in the restaurant - a couple more turned up later, I felt sorry for the staff - very soul destroying.
The meat was great, the spinach came up cold although with no other customers not sure why. Dessert was good -
The manager was very attentive and chatty, but with the restaurant being empty, the dining experience was not good. Which was a shame as I know this is a great restaurant .
I would suggest the owners review their lunchtime menu and add some lower price items of create a lunchtime menu which will attract more diners.
I’m a fan - but won’t return at lunchtime until they sort out getting more people in.
Great food, great service and a busy atmosphere! The waiting staff explained the differences and what they would recommend.What a great night!!
The waiter was very attentive and informative about the menu however the layout of the restaurant is very cafe style. The tables are packed in so much that one can barely move between for fear of knocking things over. There was hardly any space for the starters when they arrived as the tables are so small that we put the wine bottle on the steps beside me.
It does not lead to an intimate setting as you are so near to the other diners you can hear their conversations. A great shame as to maximize covers one ruins the atmosphere.
Maccellaio is the perfect place for a friendly get-together or a cosy date (if you‘re not a vegetarian ). The meat is extraordinarily good and the service is outstanding.
Macellaio RC Exmouth Market does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.
Macellaio RC Exmouth Market is rated 4.3 stars by 253 OpenTable diners.
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