Blandford Comptoir

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£26 to £40
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Mediterranean
Blandford Comptoir is the much anticipated new French Bistro from Xavier Rousset. Located on Blandford Street in the heart of Marylebone, the restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with French influences. The menu showcases a delicious array of meat, seafood and vegetarian plates, as well as a selection of snacks. An incredible list of 250 wines and Champagnes is available, with above 70 of them can be found by the glass. A great 2 courses menu is available Monday to Friday 12pm - 5pm. The intimate restaurant has an informal atmosphere and guests can opt to dine at the bar which will seat 14.
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London
13 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

This is one of my favourite restaurants. It happened that the lamb loin I ordered was tough. My lunch companion agreed that his was as well. Unfortunately, this will probably be his last time at the restaurant, based on his experience. I will return, because usually the food is better.

G
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Oh, I don't want to share this, because I don't want the restaurant to get too busy to book, but this is our new go-to place. Great food, warm ambiance and welcoming service. We had the sharing-plate of steak and bone marrow. My picky husband says this is the best steak (and his new favorite, marrow) that he ever had. The ambiance is so nice - just a few cozy tables. Enjoy!

AJ
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed a delicious meal with well recommended wine. While there is a little room for improvement we both enjoyed the experience and shall return.

L
Austin
83 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Blandford Comptoir is a very well run French Rhône-style bistro with good food and a comprehensive regional wine list. Service was polite and attentive. Food very good - everyone enjoyed their dishes. Cozy ambiance.

EF
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was super delicious! We had the set menu and both me and partner really enjoyed the food, sometimes the set menu food isn't as good as the normal menu but not in this case! TASTY! This place is known for its wine list and it did not disappoint. It is very reasonably priced, especially for this part of London. Some of the wines on the list are cheaper than if you went to the supermarket to buy them. The wine list is so highly thought of that there was a Master of Wine (less than 400 in the world) dining at the next table! I should finish by saying the staff were exceptional, attentive without being overbearing, knowledgeable and friendly. A special shout out to the sommelier, Andy, who made our evening very special!

GC
London
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and excellent wine list! Very cute restaurant. Great for a date or friends catch up.

B
London
7 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely place
Great service
Nice food and wine

HL
London
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I absolutely love this place. It is without question my favourite wine bar in London. The staff are always so helpful (and patient) with wine selection and I have honestly never tasted a bad wine there. I now just go with their suggestion. The food is delicious and they often change their menu to keep with seasonality of produce. Cannot recommend highly enough.

PJ
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

First time . Good all round . Left to chat and get on with it with no over attentive or pushy staff . Food service could have been faster but it's all cooked to order so no probs . Smarten up toilets a bit and it would have been beyond reproach ! Well go again- a great venue for family/friends parties

P
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Great food
Very small portions though
Made it less good value

JD
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

High quality of food but main reason to go is for the wine list and Sommelier. Both are outstanding. Many stunning wines are available the glass or carafe.
If I had to pack one negative thing it would be that the portions are relatively small but that is more than made up for by the sheer quality and freshness of the dishes.
To be honest it wasn't a negative in the sense that as I had lunch there I didn't require large portions.
Very unhurried. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly staff
Highly recommended

OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great night, wine list is well thought through, great advice received and the food was both original and very good. Great value and excellent place for get together !

LF
London
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My new favourite Marylebone haunt, couldn't fault a thing. Food and service were both impeccable. It was a quiet bank holiday lunchtime, so pretty quiet, which suited us, though I can see it being a great buzzy place in the evenings. LOVED it.

W
London
40 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Good but expected better. Most disappointing was the pasta dish which looked good but hardly contained any shellfish. Staff were great and we had a nice table. I’m sure the restaurant can do better so we will go again to see!

CF
Melbourne / VIC
10 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our third visit and we now recommend it to all our London friends and visitors. The food, as always was excellent. The Octopus and the crab pasta are both must try dishes. Our server and Sommelier were both wonderful and the wine suggestions where amazing. A really special meal and we will be back!

n
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service great value set lunch

GC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great sweet spot to catch up with a friend or go on a date. Delicious food and cozy atmosphere.

W
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nice evening . Lovely booth seat for 4 and friendly non pushy relaxed staff . Excellent short menu indicating fresh produce which seemed to be the case . All very happy with all food choices and wine . Pleasantly surprised by pricing and final bill for West End -all very good value Last to leave and would give it 9 out of 10 if option a available

JD
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Consistently good quality food.

NC
London
8 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful small spot with a small but excellent menu (try the raw prawns) and a very interesting, ever-changing wine list (try the 2014 Gigndas). A favourite whenever we are in London.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Sat outside and traffic light enough to enjoy the experience

BB
London
6 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a very good experience here. We sat outside in front of the restaurant as the AC wasn’t working indoors. Food was delicious; menu is short but a good choice of dishes. Service professional and unobtrusive. When it got a little cold outside we were offered blankets. Would happily come here again.

J
London
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ideal place for a catch up with a good friend or a date. Very friendly staff, a menu that changes frequently for the freshest food and lovely bistro ambience. We go there nearly weekly and enjoy it

e
London
289 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anyways fantastic!

CL
London
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Interesting and tasty food. Lengthy wine list and a very knowledgeable sommelier. A great place for lunch with a friend

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was incredibly fresh and flavours very well put together. The wine list was huge and the staff had a very deep knowledge. I’d recommend this place. Really great.

PG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent menu, food good value for money. Wine list very comprehensive and staff happy to help pair with food. Will return again in the future

SH
London
28 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Delicious fresh food, good wines and lovely service

e
London
289 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anyways fantastic!

BW
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food - thoughtful great service. We've been twice and already planning next visit.

CF
Melbourne / VIC
11 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our second time back and can't say enough good things. Service was professional and warm, particularly the sommelier who chose some great options for us. Food was outstanding. We will be back!

C
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Un choix de plats audacieux et varié mis en valeur par une sélection de vins judicieux. L’accueil et le service sont au top. Une adresse à découvrir pour y revenir. À recommander. Un réel moment de plaisir. Merci

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W
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable evening. Buzzy atmosphere, efficient and friendly service. Tasty food, particularly the starter of asparagus, poached egg and parmesan

JH
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great little Mediterranean bistro with an enormous wine list. Wine can be pricey but the food is very good value and this place is now on my "favourites" list. Staff are super friendly and the service is very good.

RC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service, happy to amend some dishes to suit us which is a rarity these days and booked us a great table. Service just the right level of informality v formality, attentiveness v there too much! Food great. Recommended.

RH
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We have just eaten here for the first time and found it excellent. That food was beautifully cooked and presented and the menu imaginative. The tagliolini was particularly good. The wine was well above average under the care of a knowledgeable and helpful sommelier. Service was also notable, our waiter was friendly and fun, adding to the enjoyment of our meal. And dont overlook the cheese, straight from la fromagerie round the vorner
Our only criticism which maybe cost the fifth star was that portion size could have been a little larger. We are not big eaters but I did feel a little more would have been welcome! But don't be put off, this is a restaurant well worth a visit, we shall return.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious, staff was fantastic, highly recommend!

e
London
289 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always exceptional

b
London
20 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I feel at home here.

DC
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Food lacking seasoning. Service was dismissive and amateurish. Overpriced for the quality of food.

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