Eneko – Basque Kitchen & Bar

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£26 to £40
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Basque
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Located in Covent Garden in the heart of London's West End, Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar is a stylish restaurant and wine bar from the acclaimed Chef Eneko Atxa. Serving a modern take on traditional Basque dishes in a relaxed and informal setting, the restaurant is a new departure for Eneko, whose three-Michelin Azurmendi restaurant is no. 38 in the World’s Top 50 Restaurants.

The wine bar features a carefully crafted all-Spanish wine list with four white wines exclusive to Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar h.

Special Offers

3 courses with a side dish and a glass of cava: £33pp

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 10 May 2019

Ends: 1 August 2019

Availability: Tue-Fri 12:00-14:30 17:00-23:00
Sat 17:00-23:00

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D
London
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Really great food and service. Undeservedly quiet at 8pm on a Friday so lacking a bit of atmosphere ... maybe the rail disruption didn’t help. But great food and definitely recommend.

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RC
London
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really excellent, would definitely go again. The food is fantastic and the serving staff really know their stuff. I felt very well looked after the whole evening.

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

Nice, casual and cozy.

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AA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Unsure about the theatre menu initially, but everything was amazing.

Waiter was also, very helpful and couldnt do more to make us feel welcome.

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L
London
8 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

I chose Eneko for a pre-theatre meal with a family member, it is ideally located for The Aldwych. The set menu offered little choice, so we opted for a la carte. the food was fine, the hake tempura was very delicious, but the broccoli side was uninspired. our waiter was a little too keen, which we found intrusive, but the wine waitress was very good and we enjoyed the wine flight.
The torrija was wonderful !
a little on the pricy side, so not one for regular visits !

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KH
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We visited for a pre theatre meal at 5pm. Clearly at that time it was very quiet but the staff of which there were many were very attentive and shared their passion and knowledge of the food. We selected the set menu which was very reasonably priced. The food was fantastic particularly the mussel starter and the Torrijo dessert. A quick visit, out within the hour but we will try to return for the full experience.

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CF
London
12 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazingly friendly and helpful service. Our main waiter was so enthusiastic about their food. And his feelings were well placed. Every dish was amazing. Beautifully presented and great flavours.

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Berlin
4 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food and great ambient and service. I will highly recommend this place

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J
London
164 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food and great service

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GF
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Modern Basque cuisine, artfully prepared and sublimely presented. A feast for all the senses. A++

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CW
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and range of wines. Attentive and friendly staff without being intrusive.

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Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Some of the best food I’ve had in London. Great service as always, so glad it’s reopened

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great Basque food!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious !!!!

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely delightful. Attentive but discreet service. Wonderful food.

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VA
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Cool place in central London.
Recently opened, high quality food with fusion and sophisticated presentation.
Excellent quality of fish (octopus and haddock)
Peculiar desserts

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went here for a birthday celebration for two and had such an amazing experience - the staff were really welcoming and really knowledgable about the food & wine. Every dish we had was outstanding, wonderful ambience and faultless service. Can’t wait to return and try the other dishes!

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a
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, amazing food, friendly staff, and great recommendations based on food & wine pairings. Highly recommended!

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W
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, presented with imagination.
Lovely decor. Lively staff.
I look forward to returning.

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JF
Manchester
7 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Fantastic food and service. Great location. Look forward to going back again soon.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A large party here for a birthday. Delicious food, wine and service, as always! Our favourite Spanish restaurant in London!

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JP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Third visit to this restaurant, but first after the recent renovation, and it was an utter disappointment. The scope and quality of the food offering was really poor compared to what it previously had been and, having a basque wife, only had a tenuous connection to the Basque Country at best. The txuleta, which had been our favourite dish, no longer resembled txuleta at all and was a poor, tasteless, tough piece of meat. The Chipirones were, frankly, weird, as if someone had been allowed to experiment for the evening. The wine is still outrageously priced given quality.

Given the above, it was no surprise that what had once been a busy, vibrant, restaurant, was only quarter full.

My recommendation, get a cheap day return flight to the Basque Country, and you will still come away with more change in your pocket and a far better food experience than a night in Eneko.

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B
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

only just opened, but the staff were brilliant and keen. The food was a delight...especially the beetroot tartare, the hake and the ribs. A solid wine list made for a very enjoyable Friday lunch.

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PL
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had the pre-theatre menu and it was superb. All three courses were delicious and of a much higher standard than the run of the mill pre-theatre offerings. We were served by Liveta and she was helpful, attentive and informative. The house wine was delicious too. The decor is very stylish and we would definitely return.

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SR
1 review
Dined on 14 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

I have to say I have never had service in the UK like this restaurant. It has to be by far the best service I have experienced. The menu was great and our server new everything there was to know.

The food was amazing I recommend the tartar to start.

The presentation was exceptional

We went on a Tuesday night so the ambiance was lacking but that was our fault for going Tuesday

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B
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

The food was very good, that mixed traditional Basque with new innovations.

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AN
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

La mejor manera de despedir el 2018.
Excelente servicio, ambiente maravilloso y una gran cena. Todos los platos excelentes, por destacar uno, el lenguado a la parrilla. La guinda: la bolsa con las 12 uvas de la suerte. Excelente relación calidad previo.

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PC
London
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! I recommend it for a special lunch or dinner.

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JS
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stopped by for dinner after a show in the Covent Garden areas and took advantage of the moderately priced lunch/post-theatre. Beautifully designed restaurant, excellent offerings, pleasant service!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very classy, peaceful and positive environment. Staff are really good

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G
London
9 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time dining here but it won’t be the last! We loved the ambience and the food. The service was very friendly and attentive. We were in a rush so we didn’t have time to enjoy it properly so next time we will get more time and try more of the options on the menu. Definitely recommended if you are looking for something different and special - also with friends!

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DK
London
9 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant...amazing food

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, service, and restaurant is beautiful.. what more could you ask for

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San Diego
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

Muy mal Servicio y mala comida , sin duda hay mejores restaurantes De Comida española en Londres.

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GK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 4

food lovely but grossly overpriced and portions very small.

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K
London
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food for not too expensive prices from a restaurant created by a Michelin Star Chef from Spain

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q
London
35 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very intense flavours from all the dishes. All the small and large fishes were suitable for sharing. It was perfect for a group of four friends. The highlight was the unusual but delicious beef tartare. Four people, three courses, two bottles of their basic (but elegant) wines plus dessert wine came to £80 per head.

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E
London
20 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 3

Some staff great, some staff need to learn how to deal with customers

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P
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was an extraordinary experience. The design was such that acoustics made it possible to have a table of 20 10 feet from our table and yet we can converse in our normal voices. Food was out of this world. The scallops were the best we have ever tasted, drinks were special. Service was great- well paced, helpful, and patient. Made our last night in London wonderful.

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HG
London
173 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Excellent value pre-theatre menu. Having been to the 3 Michelin star sister restaurant near Bilbao, I was interested to try this more casual version. The venue is very attractive, with a bar upstairs and restaurant downstairs, and the food and cocktails were very good.

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