Megaro Eatery

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604 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Italian

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The Megaro Eatery is a powerhouse of modern Italian cuisine where the very best seasonal and local British products are transformed in our open kitchen. The iconic breakfast concept invites guests to try their favourite breakfast combinations inside a succulent and freshly-baked golden bun. Gluten free options are available to indulge in this morning guilt-free pleasure. Noon arrives and modern Italian dishes compose the sharing style menu that the restaurant offers. For an exalted experience the sumptuous Fiorentina, the majestic beef cut of the city of Florence, or the freshly caught Turbot are some of the mouth-watering mains. Followed by the delicious Tiramisu and/or mini bomba and the high quality coffees and teas. At the Megaro we take care of the resources we us and we make sure that all ingredients are finely selected to ensure quality is always a priority. To pair this Festa up our beverage manager has finely selected wines and spirits to enhance the experience.

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TF
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Our party left the restaurant within a few minutes of arriving. Our table had not been reserved, despite a booking that was made weeks before, and confirmed by phone three days before and email confirmation received of an extra person joining us. I also called twice to discuss a nut allergy and was told it would not be a problem if specific items off the menu were selected. On arrival the staff were very uncertain that they could cater for a severe nut allergy. It was extremely embarrassing for me as I had booked the restaurant for our company lunch and I was meeting most people for the first time, as well as welcoming our new staff member who had the nut allergy. We felt unwelcome and had to phone around to make a last minute booking for 8 people once outside the restaurant. Very disappointing indeed.

D
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very kind and accommodating staff. They tailor made my coffee (hazelnut latte, really good) and my friend's dish (as she has quite a few allergies), and gave us a large table so her child had space to play. Really liked the Full Italian Breakfast too.

S
London
31 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

The place was sadly empty apart from us but the place was clean and food really tasty. Service was good and waitress offered recommendations.

N
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I booked an 11am table on bank holiday for me and a group of friends for brunch. When we got there we were informed they don’t serve brunch and that I shouldn’t have booked a table for that time. Was turned away with no compensation and there is no information on the website that they don’t take bookings for that time. Really disappointed.

BP
London
4 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Food is fairly decent, but was very slow to arrive. We were pretty much the only table dining in the restaurant yet our mains took about half an hour. Too expensive for the portion sizes. Service friendly.

AL
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

OpenTable offer times for breakfast that the restaurant no longer caters for. Fortunately the staff were still willing to extend breakfast hours.
Food was nice.

KL
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

We booked in for a late brunch but were told the website was out of date and there wasn't a brunch menu after 11am. The menu itself was extremely limited and certainly on the pricey side. I ended up ordering 2 x small plates (the left hand side are all small plates) at £9 each and my friend ordered the turbot at £24. The food itself was delicious, but at £66.00 for a one course lunch with no alcohol, it was probably too expensive to make it a regular haunt! The decor is great, however, and the place is light, airy and spotlessly clean. Just not what was sold on their website and somewhere for a treat not a quick bite to eat.

HW
London
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was exceptional, the wait staff were really helpful and provided great recommendations. Will be returning!

PJ
Miami
27 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This restaurant continues to produce great food. Ive eaten here for many years.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 4

This place was honestly terrible. Tapas style menu but way too small and expensive for what we got. Food had zero flavour and we ordered a main dish consisting of cauliflower and received a quarter of a half cooked cauliflower soaked in vinegar for £13. Would not recommend at all for dinner

b
London
15 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great meal at Megaro! The service was friendly and fantastic- one of our party has a lot of serious allergies and they were very accommodating (and unlike many places, took her seriously). The food was wonderful, and we will absolutely be back.

TB
London
41 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The food we had was fine and no complaints, but the menu is odd with nothing like bread or olives to start with, which was not appreciated by our group. Menu needs work.

J
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely, friendly staff and great-tasting food. Thank you

VK
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service. The Turbot was an outstanding dish. Took a couple of American friends there on the 4th of July. Needed a restaurant close to St. Pancras. Could not have done better. Strongly recommended.

G
Atlantic City
5 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great selection of food, convenient location, and great service. Hit or miss on the food quality. For example, the buratta toast, seasoned cauliflower, and the strawberries and cream were a hit, the pumpkin gnocchi were a miss (chewy and lacking in flavor)

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous experience would do again in a heartbeat - brunch with unlimited fizz - staff were lovely x

HK
London
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We had two good meals at the Megaro last year which is why we went for another meal recently and found the food very disappointing. It may be they were having an off night but the meal seemed to have been assembled from catering packs rather than cooked from fresh by the chef. We would not go back

R
Frankfurt Area
7 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Nice place for a casual dinner - just opposite Kings Cross

P
London
32 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

A bit disappointed, burger and salmon were good but served with literally nothing else in the plate. Service slow and needed to ask for additional things multiple times, we gave up on asking for ketchup after the 2nd attempt! Shame as the place decor is trendy and light.

IL
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

2 burgers were undercooked, blood running on plate. No chips! What restaurant runs out of chips at 7.30 on a Friday evening. More burgers were offered but we were left with the side orders so these were eaten separately as they were getting cold. Not what we expect on a night out. Smell if drains in restaurant, waitress said it was the plants. Bill reduced for 1 burger. Not really good enough. Staff were polite as we were with them.

s
London
13 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 1food 3service 2ambience 2

The food was fine and the space was nice, albiet very quiet. I think the evening would have ended on a better note if I hadn't had to negotiate for a discount after a number of issues. I found it odd that of the one salad on the menu the chef "forgot" to add some of the ingredients and then waiter spilt an entire cocktail on me! Just very strange and disappointing evening.

DT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Service was slow even though restaurant wasn’t busy.

TD
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Change of menu since we were last there. A shift towards Italian - but very good italian.

OT
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 20 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great standard of food at a reasonable cost

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was really delicious, and the service was impeccable. Great experience and would definitely go back!

PS
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food accompanied by excellent service!! Can not recommend this restaurant enough, they went above and beyond our expectations and made our whole experience perfect.

R
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Nice location and good ambience.
Will definitely recommend for a Sunday lunch.

MH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Bar Manager, Maria was an absolute doll. She made my friends 50th Birthday treat one of the best days she's had out! Great start to the day. Thanks again so much. Highly recommend.

PJ
Miami
27 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went to the opening of this restaurant when it opened as Karpo. It’s hard to find. Highly recommended. The chef takes pride in his food.

LM
London
10 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch with my friend eating the best nana caramel pancakes I have ever eaten in my life!

The design of the restaurant is gorgeous it has this nature and lots of natural wood finishing.

The staff were amazing and tentative.

My friend had one of their Bellini’s and it tasted so good.

Even the bathroom is fabulous.

Can’t recommend this place enough.

FS
London
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

My friend and I visited on Sunday brunch, having heard great reviews of this place. Unfortunately, our experience was not.

We were seated upstairs, which was OK, but lost some of the atmosphere. When we went downstairs to pay, the employee (sorry I didn't get her name) behind the bar was texting "her supervisor" on her phone. As I work in hospitality myself, I do appreciate that these things are sometime necessary, but either take it to the staff office or wait until after the busy Sunday shift has finished.

The worst was the food, I am afraid. I ordered the Complete Italomanic. The food didn't taste fresh (particularly the rockets and salad on the side), the bread was greasy, and the beans were flavourless. They looked like they had been stewing on the side of the kitchen for several days . Sorry if this is not the case, just my experience. My friend ordered the Eggs Benedict. It lacked flavour again, and the portions were really small.

It was a real disappointment; we left feeling that we had a unpleasant experience. It is a shame as we were really looking forward it. Maybe it was just a bad shift?

m
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 4

Our food was very mediocre in taste, and also was the presentation. (Eggs Benedict meant Eggs Benedict - the plate looked empty and dry). The establishment appeared to be experiencing disorder, at 8:15 in the morning. Our server was a delightful young women from Spain, we had a little bit of communications breakdown, but we lightly figured it out, and she was so delightful and fun. THE Big issue: when we were leaving around 9:00 am, a women came in, apparently their supervisor/owner, and started reading the staff the riot act . She did this in front of all of the customeres, we were about three tables from the door, everyone in there heard her. We had already realized that their was some disorder going on, but not a problem for us - things happen. Don't know who she was, but she made our breakfast experience very unpleasant. She could have taken it to a back room, instead of subjecting the customers to her fury. She should rethink what her customer relations position should be, or maybe, The Megaro could help her with this - Bottom Line: She won't help your business, whoever she is. The employees before she arrived appeared to make it work, although experiencing disorder. Again, our young women from Spain, was wonderful.

J
London
108 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always great food and service here, well recommended

RW
London
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

1 and a half hours prosecco. Can't complain about that. Very good service.

U
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

The service was rude and quite matter of fact. We had a vegan dietary request on our table and we asked for any vegan dishes. The request was instantly dismissed without even consideration of asking the kitchen. Fine this happened but later the same waitress asked the lady why she wasn’t ordering a main...

OT
London
28 reviews
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Really great location and proximity to kings cross and at panc stations and really good value and ambience for a meet up with friends

CO
London
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

The noise level of other people was not something I’d have been worried about as I enjoy places you can feel free to relax and enjoy yourself in without worrying if you’re being too loud etc. However, there must have been building work above or next door as there was a lot of banging and electric drill noises which was very irritating. The staff however were all lovely, even when a glass was accidentally broken by our table they were really good about it and the staff are what turned it around and the reason I’d go back!

PF
London
6 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great Brunch really nice and service was good Obrigada to the manager who looked after us, sorry can’t recall your name
Only quibble is I got a notification by email about the unlimited brunch but felt that it was a bit misleading as you have to pay a minimum of £15 just for the drink? Why no set price menu with the Prosecco included?

I
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Ok but nothing soecial

KH
London
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Arrived at 18.30. No one else to be seen. The foccaccia starter was the greasiest we have ever eaten. The pasta was incredibly thick and undercooked. It was a dreadful meal but at least the staff apologised and didn't charge for the food. Avoid.

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