Margot Restaurant

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£26 to £40
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Margot salutes Italy and its many regions with an emphasis on great food and great service. Celebrating the glamour and charm of Italian design and craft in simple elegance, Margot combines comfort and refinement in a lively setting.

Private Dining

The Club Room at Margot offers a versatile space for a truly bespoke event seating up to 32 guests. Menu options are tailored to highlight the authentic Italian cuisine using the best seasonal ingredients throughout the year.

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

We had not been here previously but the excellent reviews online swayed us to give it a go. The service was attentive, courteous and excellent. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. The noise level was very low and the ambience was very calm. I would highly recommend this place and I will most definitely be revisiting Margot.

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P
London
70 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

First visit. Really enjoyed it. Very attentive staff but was very happy that we were left to pour our own wine when we asked this. For me this is a huge plus point. Food very good and well presented. Feels like a nice Italian Restaurant in Italy. We will come back.
Wine Lust is very expensive.

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

Service was outstanding! Very attentive friendly staff. Food was delicious!

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O
London
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food. Great ingredients which were cooked perfectly. One of the best Italian meals we have had outside Italy. The wild garlic risotto was amazing. Really genuine staff made it an all round perfect lunchtime experience. Will go back for dinner pretty soon I am sure.

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JJ
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A very good evening, the staff were fantastic friendly funny and efficient and the food was excellent. Absolutely no criticisms. Will return. Jonathan & Moira

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G
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

My second time at Margots and this time wasn’t a forced business meeting but choice. I found the wine list more comprehensive than he food however both were easy to choose from. My partner was very happy with our experience and we would most definitely save up and come again.

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Munich
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Birthday dinner

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a lovely meal from beginning to end. The food was delicious, and the service was wonderful,

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SM
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An elegant, classy and affordable experience; we will definitely be returning to this delightful restaurant.

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

Amazing food, amazing service great atmosphere, staff on hand to do anything for you. Would highly recommend a visit

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B
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

We ordered food and they pushed us in to ordering starters as mains will take a while.

We ordered starters and the mains took over an hour to come!!!!

There were some random charges on our bill which we don’t know what were there for but didn even have time to complain as we were running late to our bar booking.

100% wouldn’t recommend this place to anyone.

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

Very friendly service and a great atmosphere. Not buzzy but great if you want to talk

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S
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We had an early reservation so I can’t comment too much on the noise level. The tables are a bit close though and that’s why I gave the ambience only 4 stars. I must say that the monkfish with orange sauce was the best I have ever eaten. They also have some very nice and delicious vegan options that my granddaughter was happy to indulge in. All in all it was a very pleasant experience.

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

The food was quite average and the service was too... had to wait 40 mins for a drink. Can’t justify the cost really

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PE
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great little restaurant, with excellent service. Well located for pre theatre dinner.

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JR
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Gluten free request was dealt with, even providing an additional oil dish. Excellent restaurant decor, service and food.

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

I visited Margot yesterday with my husband for dinner. We were impressed with the atmosphere once we stepped in. The service is very good and the waiters are so polite and very attentive.
The menu has some very interesting items, I like to try new things. We had excellent food and very nice wine. Everything was so good. I really recommend it for fine dining lovers and will definitely go back again.

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GG
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Divine. Amazing atmosphere, food and wine. Excellent service. New favourite spot. A bit noisy when full.

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M
London
26 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First visit here for lunch. Just enough people for an ambiance but not so busy to be loud or slow in service. In fact service was excellent from the start. They have corner tables for two so you are side on. Food was superb. Some wine by the glass was expensive but overall a very enjoyable experience. Will return.

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R
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

I have dined at Margot four times, and almost every time I find that I have no idea who my waiter is. Last Saturday three of the staff asked if I was ready to order. I wasn't. The Sommelier should be the person to deal with when purchasing a wine from the list. Overall, it is a first-class Italian restaurant and probably the best in London and I have tried a lot of them.

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W
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Beautiful food in a beautiful setting - the pastas, in particular, were delicious. The only place it lost marks from the slightly scattergun service. Staff seemed to have different roles (we were waited on by about 5) but these roles weren't very clear. For example, I asked for a glass of wine to go with my pasta but was told that someone else would have to deal with that and, eventually, it arrived about 7 mins after the pasta did. Plates were also whipped away incredibly quickly - I was definitely intending to scrape as much of the amazing sauce up as possible! - and we weren't offered things like parmesan.

Having said this, the meal iteself was lovely and the setting is beautiful.

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

We had a lovely time at Margot on Friday night. The food and wine was delicious and the staff were very attentive. We felt very relaxed and not at all rushed which can often be the case. I would highly recommend this restaurant to friends and family.

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EG
London
20 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Early dinner before a show was just right. ‘Not So” Old Fashioned was the right cocktail to start. We ate light, but the crab ravioli and the pappardelle with wild boar ragu were quite good; just this side of delicious. Would go back but not until I went to other restaurants in the area. Have to say the service was quite good, very formal but not stilted. We very much enjoyed our meal.

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b
Washington DC
50 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ottimo cibo italiano in ambiente raffinato.

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L
London
106 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good Italian in handy location for west end theatres. We ate after an early show and enjoyed risotto, ravioli and other interesting pasta dishes. Good service and a nice atmosphere - plenty of tables but not too close to each other.

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OT
London
20 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The main courses and desserts were lovely, although the starters were not great and choice fairly limited.
The maître d' and his senior manager were fantastic - excellent manners and very concerned when I returned my starter. They immediately took it off the bill and offered me a free cocktail.
Some of the junior staff need to be better trained I would say. They didn't seem to know the answers when we asked a couple of questions about the menu and the cheeses. One waiter also forgot to order our second drinks.
All in all a very authentic French experience, with well-cooked dishes and fine ingredients in a really pretty room.

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K
New England
4 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Very nice restaurant but looks can be deceiving- felt rushed - and surprise charges at the end.
One for a charitable cause and another for bread for the table!
Server was very attentive but I now attribute it to trying to move us along.

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DB
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

We enjoyed our visit to Margot from start to finish. The menu offered some excellent choices, we are both fish eaters, and the courses we chose exceeded our expectations. Our only disappointment was the wine list, which was too biased to the more expensive end.

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N
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Overall, bit underwhelmed. Put downstairs although Id requested round and window table, but got neither. Downstairs feels like you should be hushed. Food good apart from my pasta course which was not v hot and sauce bit pathetic. I think 4 prawns included! Other dishes tasty. Waiting staff need to chill , its not that posh! Shame , had always wanted to go there. Looks more appealing through the window.

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LB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited Margot after seeing Jay Rayner’s list of 10 places to eat before you die. All I can say is ‘utter perfection’. Food and service was beyond stunning. Thank you for a perfect Friday evening.

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Cornwall
3 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Impeccable service and great food, loved it and will be back

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MC
Orlando
11 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This was our first visit to Margot - the restaurant had been recommended to us and as we are serial lunchers and very fond of Italian food we decided to give it a go. The reception was excellent and the service overall was very impressive with a nice blend of professional service and friendly, relaxed manners - its not always an easy task to get the balance right. The food was good although the portion size a little on the small size but we are not big eaters so not a problem overall. The flavours and presentation was good and the afternoon was very enjoyable. We like to lunch around 2pm onwards so the all-day opening on Friday and Sat suits us although we like to lunch during the mid-week and this may cause a problem as we do take our time, enjoy the ambiance and wine! Overall, well done, we will be back to sample further dishes - thank you for your attention and service.

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C
London
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and amazing food, you could not ask for more. Perfection

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m
London
6 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food. incredible service. highly recommend

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G
Kent
13 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Been here a number of times and it is always very good, sometimes excellent. THis time neaere the former, only because the pappardelle was overcooked. The rest of the food was excellent.

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CN
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I dined at Margot with a four other guests, two of whom were extremely late due to a mix up over times. The restaurant accommodated this change with minimal fuss and extended our allotted time so we could finish our meal in comfort. The staff were friendly, polite and well briefed when I asked for advice on gluten free options, which were plentiful. The restaurant space is attractive and individual (if possible ask for the window banquette when booking).

The meal was uniformly good and pretty to look at, I had the smoked salmon starter with calves liver main and both were delicious and filling (the latter is not always the case with high end dining). The other guests were also very happy with their meal choices.

We booked our table to celebrate a dearly loved colleague's move abroad and this was a very fitting way to show our appreciation. I would highly recommend.

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SV
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Read reviews very misleading, the place was nice and the service was good but the set menu was awful. Sea bass was non existent and the pasta was just full of pesto (over powering) and hard potato. Expensive for very little so disappointed as this was a anniversary treat.

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Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The burrata was outstanding. It is a must-try item on Margot’s menu. The veal was very good, but outshined by the burrata. The service was impeccable.

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AL
London
4 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Fairly fancy place and food is delicious and service is excellent. A bit pricier but good for the area. Great pre theatre set menu and good selection of meat and fish dishes.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Very good restaurant!
Thank You !

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