Henrietta Bistro

4.5
177 reviews
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£25 and under
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Mediterranean
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  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Head chef, Sylvain Roucayrol takes the helm at Henrietta Bistro serving a menu inspired by southwest France & Basque country featuring snacks & plates, alongside larger, family style dishes. The bar, now open until 1am, serves up French pastis and cocktails accompanied by a late night snack menu.

Sunday 24th of March from 6pm
Special Supper Club in collaboration with St Germain to discover through 4 cocktails and 7 dishes pairing evening for £60 per head.
Join us in discovering new flavors and tastes for an amazing night!

Thursday 21st of March from 6pm
We are teaming up with Peace Child International to help transform the lives of some of the world’s most marginalised young women In Guinea. The money raised will be put towards their training at l’Ecole Guinéenne de Gastronomi.
The evening will include a Champagne reception followed by an exquisite six course set menu with wine pairings.
Price for this event is £95 per person including food and drinks.

Private Dining

If you wish to book a private area in London for your birthday party, drinks and canapes reception, business meeting or any other special occasion, The Henrietta has the right place for you.

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Special Offers

Set Lunch Menu: From £24

3 Choices £24 or 4 Choices £29. Cant be used with other discounts

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 6 February 2019

Ends: 1 September 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:30-14:30

Pre & Post Theatre Menu: From £24

3 Choices £24 or 4 Choices £29. Cant be used with other discounts

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 6 people

Starts: 3 January 2019

Ends: 1 September 2019

Availability: Sun-Fri 17:30-18:30 21:30-22:30
Sat 17:00-18:30 21:30-22:30

What 177 People Are Saying
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London
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food and atmosphere and friendly and helpful staff. However found it a bit expensive . Spent over £200 for 4 including one bottle of wine and 2 desserts. My husband declined cheese and biscuits for £12.

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MS
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent, and the staff were attentive and very friendly. Will visit again and would thoroughly recommend.

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JH
London
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Need to improve in the wine list more options and various range on prices.

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 1

Food excellent, interieur moderate. We enjoyed being there. The music was not good.

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Berlin
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great place to have a pre- or post-theatre meal or just to have a drink or date night. Excellent food, very competent and, most importantly, very friendly staff. No complaints whatsoever.

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i
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great date night - cozy but buzzy, with awesome food.

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VW
London
6 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Unexpectedly maze type menu but what a joy, each dish was delicious, tried things I'd never had before and everything was fabulous

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f
London
5 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We had a great time! The place is really pretty, stylish and cosy, and the food was inventive and delicious! I would happily go back

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S
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The food was great a little on the pricey side but the dishes were interesting and very tasty.

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VM
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

The food was good, but the space was ugly with loud, crude music and disorderly children. Service was terrible. I could not get my water refilled, and waited way to long for staff to run my credit card.

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HG
London
171 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Second visit, and the food was tasty and interesting again.

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F
London
11 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Love Henrietta Bistro - Fresh seasonal ingredients served with Basque panache.
The space is lovely and intimate and the service friendly.

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CM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was good, and the food absolutely delicious. Highly recommend it!

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M
London
111 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Lovely little place for breakfast on a Sunday. Not uber sophisticated but good at what it does.

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J
West Sussex
4 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great tapas before the Opera

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LD
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, relaxed atmosphere, a true gem! We’ll be back!

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CN
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place! Good food and service. Recommend!

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Y
London
9 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is so good, more delicious than we expected. The service is very friendly. We will definitely come back again very soon.

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O
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, excellent service in a small bistro atmosphere. Especially appreciative of how careful they were were nut and shellfish allergies. Just a delightful evening overall. Eager to return!

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MH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

amazing food and amazing staff. I went for a meeting after booking through open table and had some of the best food I have had in a long time. I entertain and eat out very often and will definitely be returning here.

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D
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic diner, amazing food and excellent service !

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R
London
7 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent stop for dinner after a show. We arrived after 10:30 pm and the place was lively and kitchen open. A good choice late in the evening, small plates were divine (exquisite seafood carpaccios, hand cut beef tartare, and two plates each quite enough)! Just expect it to be a little noisy, with quite loud music. We will definitely come again.

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DB
Mobile
64 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had been to the Bar at Henrietta many times for excellent cocktails so we decided at last to try the Bistro. It was really good. The food, ambience and service were superb. As always the cocktails were terrific. We were made very welcome. Definitely we will return and recommend to friends.

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KC
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my second visit to Henrietta bistro. It's a great central meeting point for friends. There is a good buzz, so it feels lively, but you can easily chat to each other without struggling to be heard. Both times the service was fantastic and the waitress remembered me from the previous visit. The food is absolutely delicious, arrives speedily and is great for sharing tapas style. With 2-3 dishes needed per person, it isn't the cheapest option in the area, but for a tasty light bite over drinks, it's perfect. I'll be back for sure!

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C
London
16 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Delicious food, came all at once so too many plates on the rather small table. Great music playing but a bit too loud if you want easy conversation.

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RL
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A quiet restaurant, well situated for the theatre that served interesting food.

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BL
Switzerland
45 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I can't describe how excited I was to visit this bistro based on the Instagram feed and pinned stories. There we pictures that looked innovative and delicious so I booked ahead of time anticipating a wait and a wonderful vibe. I did let them know ahead of time that I was a travel blogger seeking to highlight top breakfast spots in Covent Garden but sadly this is not in that list.

Upon seeing a very basic menu we were informed that the images were actually old and from a previous chef. That menu is now gone as is the chef.

The hotel looks beautiful online but the bistro is not as anticipated. It was a good breakfast but it was disappointing since I was expecting more and had seen it as recommended.

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HG
London
171 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pre-theatre menu with a choice of (fairly) small plates was interesting and tasty. The rosemary chips were delicious!

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PM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very nice pre-theatre menu.
All the food was delicious. Prices pretty good for what you get.

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AY
London
13 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome customer service, delicious food, great ambience - cannot fault anything. Bravo Henrietta Bistro

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IB
London
182 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We booked this restaurant on their pre-theatre menu offer. The food was excellent - and plenty of it - the service exemplary, friendly and timely, and the location wonderful.
we will be back!

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MP
Kent
15 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Location for theatre land ideal. Staff friendly and helpful. Tapas style menu had many option , tried 6 all good

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BC
London
8 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a wonderful restaurant! Fantastic food and service in lovely surroundings. Would highly recommend. It's not cheap though.

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TF
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Just really sub-par food and service. Maitre d was not present. We had to ask for the wine menu. Food was very ordinary indeed. Manager was happy to take off the service charge and was perfectly pleasant and apologetic when he learned of our experience. Food no better than basic pub snacks tbh. Shame

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely well prepared food with good unpretentious service in a relaxed atmosphere

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SZ
London
18 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The tapas style food is very good. I love the Burrata cheese and the lamb cops. I had s great evening with y friend from the US. Thanks.

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KN
London
14 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Every plate was delicious but the service was a little patchy and it's way too loud.

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JT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, lovely service! All in all a great place for dinner:)

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RS
London
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been several times and always enjoyed it. Staff very helpful and lovely. Lovely food. Great atmosphere. Will go again soon x

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Berlin
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very friendly and great service - both at the bar and at the table. Excellent, innovative food and cocktails. Great night out. Thanks!

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