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Date
Fri, 4/20
Time
7:00 PM

L'Ami Malo

4.6
38 reviews
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£25 and under
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Creperie
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  • Cosy
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Welcome to L'Ami Malo, a modern Crêperie! We look forward to serving you
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Creperie, French
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Sat 11:00am - 11:00pm
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Casual Dress
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Public Transit
Liverpool Street is the closest station.
What 38 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Went on a date night with my partner and we were just blown away by what a perfect gem we discovered. We had the duck confit, the pork cheek, and the goat's cheese galettes (yes my partner was VERY hungry), along with the goat's cheese croquettes and the souffle crepe for dessert. Everything was delicious with the standout the pork cheek, which had such an interesting and creative mix of flavours and textures! Great cocktails and a small, but reasonably priced wine list made the evening complete. We will definitely be back! Thanks so much to the lovely French chef who was a joy to watch cook. Speaking with him while we ate we found his love of food to be clear. Really friendly wait staff too. Just a perfect little spot!

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4.0Dined on 7 April 2018

Wonderful friendly service here and tasty galettes and crepes. The dining room is lovely and cosy and it is great for a Sunday lunch get together.

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5.0Dined on 28 March 2018

Went to this amazing gem while exploring London with my husband and our experience there was really amazing! We loved everything - from friendly stuff ( speaking with very lovely French accent - who does not like that?) to exquisite food ( confit duck leg was to die for!!! ). Thank you!

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4.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Food was great, exceptional presentation. Service was was slightly slow, but this more than makes up for the presentation and taste of food. Calm romantic ambience througout the resturant.

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5.0Dined on 16 March 2018

Really good and creative, highly recommend it ! Plus the service was perfect.

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5.0Dined on 15 March 2018

Amazing food and great service

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

What a wonderful restaurant! Tasty, reasonably priced food and staff who are polite, friendly and enthusiastic. I’ll definitely be going back.

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

Hands down my new favourite restaurant in London!The food was incredible - the best GF galettes i have ever had, and i loved the variety of ingredients and presentation. The staff couldn't have been more attentive/friendly (they even gave us complimentary fizz as it was my mum's birthday). What's more its really affordable - i have already recommended to all my friends. Go, you will not be disappointed :)

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

l’Ami Malo, a real taste of Brittany! This is a real jem, just a stones throw from the hustle and bustle of Liverpool Street it is haven of calm and was the perfect end to our evening following a visit to the Dennis Sever’s House which is just around the corner. The restaurant is in the olde worlds Artillery Passage and benefits from the lack of passing, wheeled, traffic. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the ambiance was peaceful without being dull. The menu was varied and although based on the Brittany classics of Galletes and Crepes was varied, interesting and well cooked. The house ciders were well chosen and the wine list was more than adequate, we also enjoyed cocktails as an aperitif and desert, coffee and a very pleasant Calvados. Despite being full of delicious food the bank as not broken! A thoroughly pleasant evening with excellent food

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5.0Dined on 28 February 2018

Really nice dinner with amazing service - the artichoke soup was especially good!
Lovely atmosphere and would definitely recommend for a cosy evening out near Liverpool Street.

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5.0Dined on 20 February 2018

Delicious and healthy ! We enjoyed the Buckwheat savoury galettes which are a complete meal by themselves. The menu has a genuine French touch but also creative, proposing seasonal dishes . The atmosphere is cosy and friendly , perfect for dinners with friends and families but also for a quick lunch . A place to recommend!

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5.0Dined on 14 February 2018

The staff was very friendly and courteous. Food was delicious as well as a kind of extraordinary.
Absolutely recommendable but maybe not for large groups.

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5.0Dined on 14 February 2018

Great cider, great food, great service, great atmosphere

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4.0Dined on 13 February 2018

Great food, friendly and excellent service and cosy ambience.

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4.0Dined on 13 February 2018

The food is absolutely delicious. I had the pork cheek galette and it was amazing!

We were sat next to the kitchen and the extractor fan was not working properly; as a result the fire alarm went off three times over the lunch hour. I feel that all my work clothes really smell now :(

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5.0Dined on 6 February 2018

This is my second time visiting. This time I came with work friends for lunch. Just like last time the food was delicious. An hour was enough to have 2 courses. The waitress brought 3 separate bills, one for each diner, which was nice as it speeded up the paying processes.

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Went with a friend who is from Brittany.
Although the food isn't necessarily served in the traditional manner, the quality of cooking and galettes is excellent and the prices are cheaper than I ate in Brittany creperies.
Galettes are nicely dark brown, charred, crisp and flavoursome.
Excellent choice for a meal.

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4.0Dined on 27 January 2018

I took my eight years old son with me. We visited during the softball launch period. We wanted to sit the counter table in front of the chef but we were told 4 people were coming so we sat other counter table. However, Staffs were very kind and moved us to the seats we wanted. My son was very happy! All the staffs were friendly and attentitive. They all knew what they were doing. Food was very tasty and big portion. Value for money, definitely! I ordered the duck leg Galette, which was apparently, according to the chef, the most popular dish. The meat was so soft and fell off from the bone. Chef told me to try beef cheek or pork cheek dish next time. They both looked amazingly tasty, so we have to go back again soon in the near future!
Strongly recommend to everyone, including gruteen free people!

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Saturday lunch for three people. We tried the croquettes, salmon rolls, goat cheese galette, pig cheek galette and chocolate delice dessert. Everything was absolutely delicious.
This is not an average creperie; it uses galettes (buckwheat flour) as the basis for most of their dishes and dresses them with all means of vegetables and meats to create tasty, original and very modern dishes.
We drank Cidre Breton Brut with our meal, highly recommended.
The restaurant is smallish, spread over two floors. Reserve in advance!
The staff is welcoming and attentive, going about their jobs with a smile, even when very busy.
We were very lucky to eat at L'ami malo during their soft opening week so the value for money was extraordinary. However, I would be prepared to pay full price for these dishes.
I look forward to returning there soon!

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5.0Dined on 26 January 2018

This place is lovely and totally what the area had been calling for for a long time. I look forward to going here on a regular basis. Service is very good and the menu is really good. The vibe is very welcoming. Strongly recommend that you check this places out!

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4.0Dined on 26 January 2018

We had a very nice evening - the food was interesting and an innovative take on galettes. The maki style rolls were lovely and well presented. Our galettes were tasty and certainly generously proportioned. If I’m being picky, I might take issue with some of the flavour combinations - bitter leaves and hazelnuts with the salmon - sometimes there seemed to be an ingredient too far. Dessert crepes were fantastic so make sure you leave room for them! The space is small and intimate which we liked. Love this historic little lane but have never been in any restaurants or pubs on it before as they haven’t appealed so this is a promising addition. Staff very attentive and keen to hear feedback, I wish their venture every success.

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5.0Dined on 25 January 2018

Cosy place, really comfy feeling. The food looked and tasted amazing - great quirk with all of the crepes and how they were incorporated so well. Cocktails were also great, with a few twists.

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4.0Dined on 25 January 2018

Great place for a taste of Brittany, with an experimental twist. Food was prepared with class and style. The maki rolls where unique and worked fantastically.

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5.0Dined on 24 January 2018

Amazing food, all-french sparkling, wine and Cider, friendly chefs, and really reasonable prices. Fantastic. 100% will go back. (And I don't like going to the same place twice!)

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5.0Dined on 24 January 2018

Lovely vibe, charming staff, wonderful ambience (loved the jazz ), superb presentation of food, and that goat's cheese galette was divine. Oh, and the Cidre Bouché Breton. Perfect.

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5.0Dined on 23 January 2018

Amazing French Food in a very central location!

Highly recommended~!

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3.0Dined on 23 January 2018

Cute set up, though maybe a few too many tables so a little claustrophobic, especially downstairs.
Crepe heavy, obviously, and therefore not a light meal.
Avocado maki was mushy and bland but otherwise delicious and well presented menu.
£6 Brut was just gorgeous.

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5.0Dined on 23 January 2018

A great new restaurant in the city. Prices are very reasonable and the service is very friendly. This is a really good place for a quick work lunch or after work dinner. All the dishes we had were very tasty and crepes for dessert were outstanding.
Cons: no reception downstairs; toilet has very low ceilings; downstairs area is small and waiters have to squeeze past.

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5.0Dined on 23 January 2018

Great service from start to finish! Friendly and welcoming environment- female waitress in particular paid great attention to detail- giving my Mum a complimentary glass of fizz for her birthday almost immediately after arriving.
Food was all of a fabulous standard and great value for money! The jus in particular for both the pig cheek and the duck galettes was a highlight and the Jerusalem artichoke soup was silky and packed with amazing flavour!
Artillery passage is a great location making you feel you are in a tiny city in the middle of a busy area in London.
We will be sure to revisit!

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3.0Dined on 22 January 2018

The restaurant and service was great, however the smoke extractor didn't work pretty well and the restaurant was smelly and with smoke. Food was alright, but not to die for, although it made all the group to feel sick during night and next day. It was alright for the 50% discount, but it will be overpriced at regular price. The fact or made us all feel sick and have digestion problems would make us never come back to this place.

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4.0Dined on 22 January 2018

Great food, good service. This restaurant offers gourmet galettes (traditional French buckwheat savoury pancakes) and crepes. Whilst the filling ingredients are rather deluxe, they offer good value as they are also substantial and very tasty. Piano jazz bar music. Perhaps more suited to an evening affair rather than a casual lunch.

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4.0Dined on 22 January 2018

Excellent service, atmosphere and food - plus the pricing is very competitive.

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5.0Dined on 20 January 2018

We visited for lunch during the soft launch period where they offered 50% off all food items. We ordered two mains:
(1) The OX CHEEK - it was so tender it basically melted, and the veg on the dish was also cooked to perfection. It could have had a bit more sauce though.
(2) The CONFIT DUCK LEG GALETTE - it was extremely tasty and also super tender, with its own gravy on the side and plenty of veg; highly recommended.

For dessert, we had the cheesecake to share, which came in a 'de-constructed' form. While its appearance did take us by surprise, it was so tasty it just left us hanging for more.

With the half price discount, the whole meal was ridiculously cheap given the high food quality, and we would have been happy to pay the full price. Service was great, very attentive, had to take 1 star off because the bill came out wrong twice... (first they charged us full price, then they charged us -10%, before getting it to the correct -50%...). Looking forward to returning on a different occasion.

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4.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Lovely restaurant. Great customer service. Would recommend

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4.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Went to soft launch so still a few bits to sort out in the building. However, food was excellent . Pork cheek galette melted in the mouth; confit duck leg was superb. An imaginative and tasty way to produce galettes.

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5.0Dined on 17 January 2018

It was delicious! I will go again to try other crepes! It is hard to make a choice!

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5.0Dined on 17 January 2018

Had the best time. Opening week and both the food and service were exceptional. Can’t wait to go back!!

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3.0Dined on 16 January 2018

Went there for the soft launch so food was 50% off. With a bottle of wine and service charge, three people paid £60 in total.
Highlights:
- White House wine is delicious
- duck leg is delicious
- leek and sausage crepe is very nice
Downsides
- space is small and we left smelling of kitchen as the extractor isn’t the best
- mushroom crepe is tasteless
- goat cheese croquettes avoidable
Overall
Overpriced if paying full price, some very delicious dishes and some very forgettable ones

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