Malibu Kitchen at The Ned

4.3
507 reviews
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£25 and under
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Californian
Top tags:
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Malibu Kitchen brings Californian food to the City with a healthy menu of superfood salads, cured fish and meat, served from breakfast through to dinner. Expect counter-style seating at our marble-top tables.

Please be advised bookings cannot be made for drinks only. Pets, other than registered guide dogs are not permitted in any public area or restaurant at The Ned. We will try to accommodate pushchairs where possible but please be aware there may not be space at the table. If you would like to request a highchair or for further information please contact the restaurant directly.

Please note The Ned reserves the right to refuse or cancel any reservation either ahead or upon arrival.

Special Offers

Early dinner: 2 courses £15

“Finished work early? Enjoying a mid-week day off? Beat the dinner crowds and head to Malibu Kitchen, where every Monday to Friday, from 3pm to 5pm, you can enjoy two courses for £15, or £20 including a glass of prosecco.

Choose from Brick chicken, sea bream tacos and a forbidden rice bowl, served alongside vegetable rolls or avocado dip.

The early bird really does catch the worm…

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 4 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 4 people

Starts: 9 April 2019

Ends: 9 October 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 15:00-17:00

What 507 People Are Saying
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LK
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Ambiance was great, but food was lacking flavour. Taco Tuesdays is a good offer in theory but taste wise is doesn't hold up.

GU
London
35 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always enjoy Malibu kitchen. This time we went for Taco Tuesday and added a green coconut salad for good measure to share. We overstayed our 1.5hr slot but were not kicked out. All made for a nice healthy midweek dinner!

AC
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 3

Good service

LL
London
92 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second visit to this eaterie in the Ned with my Vegan cousin. We share some plates - loved the scallops and raw chocolate cake - less keen on the sweet potato fries this time. Friendly staff and a nice buzzy atmosphere especially on Music Mondays

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Terrible service...

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CC
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 3

Service wasn't great nor was the food. Not the best for a premium restaurant!

TL
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really nice - atmosphere was good, service was great and food was excellent

D
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

1st time at the Malibu Kitchen and the food and service was great! But shame we had to give up table after 1.5 hours. But overall great place to eat.. Thanks.

TB
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

Not my personal style of food, I looked at the menu online and they didn’t give the same menu when we got there, so there wasn’t much to choose from food wise. It was a lot louder than expected so for an anniversary dinner it wasn’t romantic to have to shout at each other.

H
London
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Maybe it was my poor choice as a vegetarian but a main course described as a forbidden rice bowl was a salad into which very little thought had gone. I presume it was called forbidden rice by the absence of rice. Very strange description. The fish main course chosen by my fellow diner was rather lonely on its plate too. Very disappointing

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

I could eat at this restaurant everyday and not tire. The menu is varied to suit all preferences with unusual combinations to inspire. Courgette and Almond flatbread a must. We grazed on a variety of unusual salads with amazing flavours. Could have done with spoons to transfer the salad from the serving dish to our plates but this was quickly remedied. We ordered their home made shakes - cold brew coffee with mocha and dates which was outstanding...although rather bemused that it is served in a PLASTIC BOTTLE - why ??? - they say that its pre made - ok i get that but serve in a glass for heavens sake. Dessert we shared raw chocolate cake with raspberries.. faultless. I would be happy to eat breakfast lunch tea and supper in the Malibu Kitchen every day for ever..

A
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Enjoyable evening, good service and tasty food. Quite close seating with others around you and a noisy environment in the open plan building, with a musician playing.

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

This is one of my favorite restaurants in London. Lovely food, great atmosphere and nice service!

MH
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

The menu was different from what's available online (e.g. on Google Maps) as they had different dishes with much higher prices. The soup starter was absolutely inedible, it was cold but that was not a problem, the problem was that it tasted like shampoo with some random spices thrown in. The chicken mains was OK - nothing special for the price. It would have been polite if the service offered to replace the starter or take it off the final bill but they did not offer.

SM
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great atmosphere and surrounding. Good to be able to get away from the main noise of the bar, but still feel part of the room. Attentive staff and lovely food, although some portions are on the small side - be sure to check with the staff if you are looking for larger plates.

TH
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for healthy food, also lots of delicious vegan dishes.

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous lunch with great service

h
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 2

Food and drinks were nice but morbidly overpriced. Dinner menu was slightly underwhelming and menu did not explain the dishes well.

F
London
15 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed the Taco Tuesdays menu and found all of our chosen options to be light, tasty and fresh. The live music, attentive waiters and unique venue also made our experience very enjoyable.

CG
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great coffee and really impressive menu full of fresh and interesting ingredients.

IB
London
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

The food was very average, definitely not value for money.
It was also very noisy due to a band playing nearby.

S
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Beautiful and delicious food - fresh, crisp flavours presented with style. Service is attentive but not obstructive. Be prepared for a lot of background noise - a fun buzz throughout the restaurants of The Ned. Sat at the counter which doesn’t appear comfortable but surprisingly was very much so.

I
London
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Enjoyed the environment a lot

l
London
21 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a lovely restaurant! Food was delicious, fresh and cooked to perfection. We had a booth along the side and the decor was beautiful. Highlights were definitely the ceviche, cod and açai panna cotta!

OT
Essex
3 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful healthy veggie food.
Bit pricey though.

VV
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food and service with a fun atmosphere, albeit the NED itself is a little noisy

B
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a very late breakfast. Highly recommended. Everything was fine from greeting and sitting to the food and service. The place is small and less noisy than other restaurants in the hotel.

CM
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Shockingly poor service, had to repeatedly ask for coffee, and my food never came despite multiple separate requests. The staff are charming but useless. It’s quite noisy, but that’s to be expected at breakfast time. It’s a long time since I have been somewhere so incompetent.

SD
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

Although the food was good, the service was not so good. The waitresses appeared indifferent and uninterested in whether we were having a good time or had everything we wanted. We felt a little rushed while having our starters. and we had to ask for everything.

G
London
7 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

I have to say this is my second time at MK and I was disappointed with the chicken; it was served lukewarm but dessert was amazing. Even at 5:45pm the noise level was loud which makes it a tad difficult to have a decent conversation without raising voices.

BM
Mexico City
26 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely delicious!

SA
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Food was mediocre, have had much better and less than half the price. Would not recommend, stay away. Went for a birthday surprise and even after I noted it was a birthday on the booking there was no acknowledgement of this. Other restaurants of the same standard will always show celebration in one form or another.

a
London
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

We had high hopes for this place but having been, I was disappointed. The service really let down the whole experience and for somewhere like the Ned, it was shocking at how basic courtsey and service was lacking. We had to constantly ask for our glass of wine to be topped up, we were told our table had to be vacated earlier than hour and half allocated and were told this several times rudely, despite us saying we had another hour as we booked for 7 but had arrived 45mins early and asked if we wanted to sit at our table to enjoy drinks rather than at the bar. The food was really interesting and different and tasty but the service ruined it and wouldn't recommend for a nice dinner.

D
London
13 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Lovely food and great service, but pretty loud. Perfect if you’re in the mood for a bustling evening of shouting.

MR
London
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Venue was cool but food was average and over priced for what you got.

R
London
10 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice casual place to have breakfast or brunch.

g
New England
532 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Friendly, attentive service. Food tailored to our preferences. Fresh, inspired preparation. Only drawback was annoyingly loud duet playing in the the central dining area. Other than that, a wonderful experience.

MB
London
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and location, although it is expensive! Having said that our waitress (Paula) was fantastic... very helpful, friendly, with the right level of interaction and all with a smile

A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 20 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing fresh healthy food. Great service in an amazing atmosphere. If you want to treat someone special for great dinner highly recommend.

m
London
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good, tasty, nicely presented food. What more could one ask for?

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