Margaux

4.5
345 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Contemporary European
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  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Cosy
Margaux is a modern European restaurant/wine bar. The French/Italian inspired menu includes seared foie gras, house made pork terrine, porcini risotto for appetisers and seared scallops, grilled veal rib and Barolo braised beef as some of the main courses. 100 bin wine list covers a broad range of producers and grapes, with an emphasis on old world wines. If you don"t want to stretch to a bottle there are over 25 wines by the glass and carafe. The dessert menu includes a dark chocolate plate featuring cocoa in 7 textures, passion fruit crème brûlée and amaretto sponge cake and a selection of house made ice creams. The weekend brunch menu features classic such as eggs benedict and eggs royal, smoked salmon, french toast with cinnamon ice cream.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary European, Contemporary French, Italian
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri 12:00pm - 3:00pm and 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Sat 12:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Sun 12:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
020 7373 5753
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Xavier Castella Vilamajo
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Public Transit
Walking distance from South Kensington or Gloucester tube station. Bus stop C1 at Cresswell Garden or Gloucester Road.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Margaux’s private dining room is tailor-made for all types of events, both private and corporate. The room can accommodate up to 18 people for dinners, parties and launches. (For larger events, the whole downstairs dining area can be hired out exclusively)

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Special Offers

New Year's Eve: 3/6 courses £55/£75

The 3 course menu is bookable between 6.00pm till 8.30pm every half hour and from 9pm only the 6 course menu can be booked. Pre-payment of 50% per person will be required to secure a reservation. Please note the cancellation policy is up to the 28th of December with total refund of the deposit amount.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 10 people

Starts: 31 December 2018

Ends: 31 December 2018

Availability: Mon 18:00-22:30

Set dinner: Complimentary Glass of Prosecco/Bellini 2 courses £29

From a set menu 3 courses £35.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 26 September 2018

Ends: 30 December 2018

Availability: Daily 12:00-19:00

What 345 People Are Saying
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved it. The chef took an inventive turn on some classic recipes. Was absolutely delicious. Service was impeccable. Looking forward to going back.

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BB
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food! Had a fabulous evening meal (Beef bourguignon, creviche, chocolate bomb). Friendly and swift service.

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IL
London
5 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very nice modern design style but warm and cosy. Nice staff, very good menu and wine list, food was impeccable. I had the octopus starter and the Angus fillet for main both perfectly prepared and delicious.

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R
London
3 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Discovered this by chance when searching for a restaurant near Gloucester road Millennium hotel. Managed to book a table for a Friday night the day before, admittedly at the end of November. Buzzing at 8 pm upstairs so we chose a quieter spot downstairs. Nice people and good food. Had a meal at a more expensive place the next day but this beat it hands down. We'll be back.

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OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great welcoming and fine food highly recommended. And French speaking!

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C
London
14 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Eigentijdse keuken van hoge kwaliteit. Leuke atmosfeer en supervriendelijke bediening.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

Ok but no ambiance

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Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great meal, in a buzzy atmosphere with attentive but not oppressive service. Food was wonderful and my wife described her Bombe Chocolat as the best she's ever eaten!

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FB
London
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were a group of (middle aged) ladies celebrating life and friends. Our waiter was amazing making us confortable and letting us really enjoy our meal.

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RS
London
11 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Beautiful romantic place. But the food was disappointing. The fish was overcooked and hard. The scallops were overwhelmed with the flavour of the oil that was used. For the prices we definitely expected better. We won't be going back.

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CG
London
33 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This restaurant had been recommended to me by a friend, so I took my partner there for a date night. Initially she thought it was slightly too 'urban' in atmosphere but we both quickly relaxed as the food arrived. The food was excellent - as good as it had been built up to be - sea bass was moist and succulent, the duck melted in the mouth. Both of us were truly impressed and will definitely return. Highly recommended.

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C
London
14 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Contemporary restaurant combinibg tradition and creativity. Nice wines hy the glass. Very friendly staf. Nice atmosphere.

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JL
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a real pleasure to dine here. We enjoyed it very much. Will not hesitate to go back the next time we are in London.

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M
London
35 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

A very nice find while looking for a lunch place not too far from home. We were one of the first few to be seated and it was nice and quiet. The waiter/bartender looked after us and made me a fantastic Bloody Mary which is usually quite tricky to do. The food was very good and the waiter even suggested that we wait to order the dessert since we wouldn't quite know how full we would be after our 2 courses and he was spot on. The only downside was the annoying people who were sat next to us later half of our lunch but other than that I'd say this place is a great place to come for a nice lunch.

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C
London
8 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The dishes were all so tasty and absolutely delightful experience.. all my fussy eater girlfriend’s had a clean plates.. that tells everything. Service was so charming and perfect!! Definitely going back again!!

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R
Surrey
24 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food, friendly service and excellent, if expensive, wine list.

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BH
London
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good service and food. Would definitely recommend.

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p
London
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food was delicious , I had the pork belly which melted in the mouth, the lamb was equally as good. Our group of 5 were surprised at the quality of the food. The beer was served in balloon wine glpasses , may be better if they invest in larger slightly sturdier glasses for chaps.

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SB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant with knowledgeable friendly staff!
Julio was brilliant and super professional. We had lunch for 2 on Sunday. The food was superb and they even offered us coffee at the end. I highly recommend this place.

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DW
London
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

I enjoyed the meal I had and there was a nice ambiance in the restaurant which I found pleasing.

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J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed our dinner at Margaux. The food was inventive and delicious. It was quiet so we could easily talk and the servers were attentive. I especially loved the pumpkin, sage & feta risotto and the black ink tortellini with crab.

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D
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a group of 8 and had an amazing experience. Food, service and ambiance were all first class.

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TF
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience with a special mention to Mo’s great service!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really lovely time and great service. Nice ambiance

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O
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good ambiance and service, good food and wine. Very good French cuisine. Just great. Level of noise is accptable.

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FR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent find, delicious food and wines - I will be back!

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b
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

In a neighborhood with a number of good restaurants and pubs, this was the best. In London for a 2 1/2 week holiday, we went to Margaux for my birthday and enjoyed it so much we returned two more times. The food was excellent. The friendliness and service from all was excellent.

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s
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food. We came here twice, had the scallops, haddock, trout. Burratina was great! Wonderful mille feuille limon and thyme. Staff extremely friendly.

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JA
London
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, good wine... would definitely go back!

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r
London
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

First time visit. Not disappointed! Venue selected as good meeting place near American visitors’ hotel. Not particularly cheap but good value; location probably drives price. Very good food and service. Pleasant ambiance. Our waiter kindly gave us coffees ‘on the house’ while we waited for our taxi. Not in our area (45 min taxi ride) so unlikely to visit in future but would recommend to friends if in that area. No complaints. Thank you.

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HD
Key West
17 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly service and delicious food! We were looking for a quiet, cozy restaurant and were not disappointed!

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b
Miami
83 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service
Reasonably priced as well
Good variety so anyone can find something to enjoy

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OT
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food

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OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious and healthy French food served with a smile in a New York-inspired exposed brick interior with cool B&W framed photographs. Tuna tartar and seafood ceviche starters were fabulous. Killer tarte tatin too!

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o
London
8 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was delicious

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New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

El sabor de halibut es excepcional!! Muy delicado! Los meseros muy atentos

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C
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Muy bien atendidos
Comida muy buena
El vino ofrecido muy bueno

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional service, intimate establishment with perfectly prepared food. Next time, I’m booking a dinner in the wine cellar!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very Nice understated but modern decor ....the Food was all very good and a not too extensive menu....The staff attentive at all times but never in your face. There was no pressure for us to leave even though we hung on and, it was a rather quite Monday eve. I would recommend as a good place to go locally.

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PB
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thanks to the staff at Margaux for making my retirement party a smashing success from start to finish. We arrived with an extra member in our party and the manager suggested we use the downstairs room, since the table we had was too small for a party of nine. We chose downstairs, and it was a perfect setting for our family which included my sleeping beauty granddaughter in her pram. It was completely private and we had the undivided attention and devotion of Margaux’s outstanding serving staff. Our compliments to the chef as well, all our meals were prepared to perfection and extremely well cooked and presented. I had the duck and it was scrumptus! Overall, Margaux was divine!

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