Otto's Restaurant

4.9
721 reviews
£26 to £40
French
Otto's Signature dishes are Canard a la Presse, Homard a la Presse and Poularde de Bresse demi deuil.

Our private room seats up to 30 people.
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What 721 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
Glasgow
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Proper food and a great selection of wines, relaxed surrounds and friendly service. We’ll be back!

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SarahG
Shropshire
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff and delicious food.
We were made very welcome and the service was superb.

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hungryasahorse
Newcastle
19 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

First visit to Otto’s and what a great way to start the weekend. Great seat in the front window, food and service superb.

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viplpdining4
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Otto’s provided an amazing dining experience, with exquisite food, excellent service and a warm ambiance. The Scallop Entré baked in an encrusted shell was so flavorful, and the Dover Sole was as good as I have ever tasted. We will definitely make this our go to special place whenever we are in London.

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NicholasF
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great food, the staff were fantastic and the wine knowledge really impressive, a small menu but really delivered well and so well presented, it was just the right noise level where you can hear the Resturant buzz but still hear the other person at your table without trouble or raising your voice.
The waiters are very professional and we never had to wait for a wine top up, they also gave me views on the wine list , from its expensive but delicious to a less expensive wine that would be delicious with what we were eating. Foot note the wine was not overpriced. It was good value

TD
ToddD
St. Louis
3 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A small, intimate and quiet dining room filled with the sounds of the staff working diligently to provide each table with a unique and special dining experience. Outstanding food and friendly, personal service - even from Otto himself - made for a fun and memorable date for my wife and I. We look forward to returning.

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vipTimO
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique atmosphere and stunning food each and every time. It’s a place you want to return to week after week.

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Adrian
London
20 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The pressed duck was outstanding and a superb experience. Lovely!

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porteurk
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ottos is by far the best French restaurant in London and Otto himself is a genius. No over bearing waiters and impeccable and knowledgeable staff. Wine list is just awesome

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vipWhiters
London
53 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and great service, all overseen by Otto, peerless as ever. Great to see it back on the map!
Wonderful steak tartare

EC
vipEC1Foddie
London
16 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

thought that the food was rather heavy and expensive

TM
vipTomM
London
26 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious and quirky, disappointed no steak tartare but what we did have was superb.

IF
ItalianFoodie
London
11 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We selected the Duck menu and it was a wonderful experience.
Excellent food served by true professionals

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Fonkers
London
10 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A return visit and Otto’s is as good as ever, it never fails to please. Foie Gras, steak tartare, pigeon, tart tatin all cooked to perfection.
Well done in these difficult times.

JG
JustinaG
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding! There is not much to add to this. Beautiful setting, helpful, friendly and attentive staff and amazing food on the menu. Definitely worth a visit. We are going to come back again!

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viptalltaff
London
18 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely quirky and personal restaurant. This was our second trip and the food and service were excellent.

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Venetia
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charming, friendly, impeccable service - sofisticated without being stuffy- very hard to pull that off. The food is sublime. My husband’s favourite restaurant

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Cuckoo512
London
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Stunning food-perfect wines to accompany - and above all outstanding service from Otto, Elin and their team. The best restaurant in London

RC
RogerC
London
50 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

An enjoyable evening ; not significant, but nevertheless worthwhile.

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Rawaa
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A truly wonderful time. Otto and his team were a delight. The food was incredible, service flawless, and I couldn’t recommend it more highly. We gave the duck press a go and all I can say is “wow”

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
13 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Otto is the consummate host and the canard a la presse a classic dish - beautifully prepared and served.

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C999
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Food was excellent generally but we were let down by the beef tartar, which was so strongly mustard flavoured that it was nearly inedible. We may go back to see if this was just an off day though, but this was disappointing at the price range.

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vipMarcus
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Wonderfully charming atmosphere and delicious food.

DB
DBDD
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Outstanding food. Fixed menu weekend menu in these COVID times. Excellent service. Wine selection geared towards high budgets

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TeresaG
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A brilliant and quirky culinary experience. Food was amazing and it was so much fun

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Otto and the team where amazing! Perfection! Highly recommend the pressed duck.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great old-school French with impeccable ingredients and service.

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vipgwc333
London
329 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Otto's was great for me, my partner however wasn't overly impressed. I enjoyed the Jerusalem artichoke soup and seafood risotto with a lovely glass of wine.
My opinion is it's definitely worth a visit.

SM
SeanM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

French classics very well prepared with a touch of theatre.

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geoffrey
London
3 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

service a bit erratic .food as expected .would consider downstairs for for a party

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Stanzl
London
11 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely, tasty, delicately-presented food, which is actually surprisingly filling! Wine is on the expensive side.

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vipkirkl
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding on all fronts, wouldn’t hesitate to book again

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GregZ
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding. The wait staff was very considerate and engaging. The food was unbelievable. I never write reviews, but I had to make an exception for this restaurant. I cannot recommend enough how great the food was and wonderful the service was. It's been 4 days since my wife and I were there and we are still taking about how good the restaurant was. I cannot recommend enough, and I have eaten in a number of very well know restaurants, andI have eaten food from some very highly acclaimed chefs. I would most definitely place Otto's near the top. Great job guys!

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janetc
Yorkshire
6 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous, unique restaurant. Great food and wine, we will definitely visit again.
Thank you
Gordon and Janet Cox

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BenL
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! The food and service were absolutely perfect. A rare example of a restaurant that entirely fulfils its promise. Such a pleasure to spend an evening at Otto’s.

MN
vipMNYC
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is, hands down, our favorite dining in London. Pre-order the fancy Bresse chicken with truffles if you can - it is prepared wonderfully at Otto's. The production of the meal is a full team affair - everyone working in the restaurant has a part in creating the meal, with finishes taking place tableside throughout the night. It is not overly theatrical, but the meticulous effort, technique, and dedication of Otto and his entire team are a delight to observe. Presentation and taste of the food itself are divine. The ambiance is comfortable but chic, excellent for both a romantic night out, or a more casual but nice dinner with family or friends. It is a small restaurant and you will be treated well! Our apologies to the employees, as we stayed long into the night, enjoying fantastic dessert wines and befriending the guests around us. Thank you for another memorable time on holiday - we absolutely can't wait to return.

RP
RichardP
London
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relaxed, friendly brilliance. Knocks the socks off everything else. It wears its sophistication with eased charm, transporting you to France - via the Gray’s Inn Road.

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Disapp
London
23 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The only thing holding me back from singing the praises of Otto's is wanting to maintain its status of a hidden gem for those that care about real, classical food.

CR
ChristopherR
London
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food (the pressed duck is superlative) and solicitous but unobtrusive service. Otto's is a place to be treasured.

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Adrian
London
20 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The canard a la presse is now something I have had both times I have been here. Amazing experience. The calves brain starter was wonderful but I am now very full. I can’t recommend enough!

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Otto's Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 721 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.