Mere

4.9
2083 reviews
£41 and over
European
MERE is husband and wife team, Monica and David Galetti's first restaurant.

Spread over two floors, this Fitzrovia-based restaurant is the brainchild of Monica Galetti who is featuring as a judge on the BBC's MasterChef The Professionals.

The restaurant itself serves traditional, simple dishes that have been delicately tweaked and modified to Galetti's liking. Nestled above the spacious basement restaurant is the bar, which serves light snacks and an array of delectable cocktails.
Monica's husband, David Galetti, is in charge of the Front of House at Mere, using his years of experience as an expert sommelier to create a wine selection along side his head Sommelier Sandra that perfectly balances with the seasonal dishes on offer.

Support Mere during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

Offers

1,000-Point Tables

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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 2:00PM

What 2083 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always. The service and the food is excellent. Highly recommend for a special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic restaurant where the attention to detail is everything. Lovely touch by Monica walking around to each table and checking in with her patrons. Cannot wait to revisit in the future.

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vipGratin
London
11 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply outstanding - as always.

Fantastic food in a fun setting

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MisterTesh
London
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely food, was expecting slightly more refinement however, still delicious.
Service was faultless and having a chat with Monica was an unforgettable treat!
The whole team are perfect hosts!
Magnifique Mere x

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MickyT1880
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding...Monica even took the time to come and speak with every table. This restaurant is first class in every way.

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MaggieH
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. Attention to detail and the flavours of each dish. We received complimentary chocolates as it was our anniversary and chef Monica came down to speak to each table! A lovely touch. Will be back again! Thank you Monica and the team!

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andy
Brighton
7 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our meal. This was food I couldn't begin to cook which is what I like when I eat out, The place is smart but relaxed, the staff efficient but friendly and helpful.
The wine list is short on cheaper bottles but our selection of a Rhone was excellent. Mains of John Dory and Poussin were delightful, worth travelling for!
That night Monica was cooking and after service came and chatted with the diners and posed for selfies. What a star! What a lovely person!

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Dodgy
London
21 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Family pre Christmas lunch - food generally good - more hits than misses. Soft shell crab excellent starter. Pumpkin veloute went down well. Main courses - venison, fish, veggie option all very good if not stellar. Wine list lumpy

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PaulN
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First rate Food, people and all round experience, even in these strange times. monica was lovely and had the time to say hello to each table etc.

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FionaD
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! What a wonderful experience. The food was truly memorable, the venison and tasting menu to absolutely die for! The service was so so friendly and professional, Monika came to say Hi and was totally charming. Altogether fantastic!

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ChrisS
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing evening, what a way to start our son's 18th birthday celebration and Christmas. Food and wine exceptional, staff fabulous.

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Sherifah
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. I had the tasting menu. The portions were perfect. Ny favourite was the smoked duck. The wine pairings were also exceptional.

MG
MandyG
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed a fantastic lunch. Last time to eat out for a while. Looking forward to coming back with friends when we're allowed!

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Diane
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent choice, the food was amazing, the service was brilliant!
Look forward to going back!

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StevenS
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit and it didn't disappoint. The food and service were excellent. It was also a nice touch that Monica took the time to talk to each table. It's a small gesture but it adds to the overall experience. Lockdown rules permitting we will definitely be back in the new year.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love This place, always have and a true bonus, met Monica herself..

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TamsinS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fabulous restaurant. Food amazing. Delicious wine . Excellent service and felt totally safe and social distanced at all times . Highlight was also meeting Monica herself.
Definitely recommend

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CarolineT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is for people who love food with serious flavours. Quality not quantity. And beautiful wines.

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FrankB
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

food superb
wine list excellent but nothing for the mid level budget
friendly professional staff who looked after us very well

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PatH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant setting is gorgeous, the service wonderful and the food is utterly delicious. Would highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Serious business meal to discuss important matters

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maybe2
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Hi, My most important comment is that I felt uncomfortable with the venue - as it was downstairs, I feel there should have been more ventilation. Although the tables were 1-2m apart, there were nevertheless a fair number of people in the restaurant, and not enough fresh air. There were a few tables which were fairly obviously ignoring the guidelines of 1 household or support bubble inside, and although i accept that you can't take responsibility for that, there are things you could do to compensate - for example getting a good supply of fresh air into the venue. We left promptly because the room was beginning to heat up, and as people drank more, they became more loud. All of which as you know increases the risk. Thanks for the opportunity to comment.

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jules
London
8 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An excellent evening at Mere. The food was delicious and the service very good. The desserts in particular looked and tasted amazing.

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ShaunD
London
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. We both had the tasting menu with wine pairings. Each course was brilliant, very tasty, and the wine pairings were great too. The staff were all very welcoming and attentive without being overbearing. I wouldn't change a thing.

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maggieh
London
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is absolutely stunning and amazing. I have been to a few Michelin starred restaurants and Mere is definitely deserves huge recognition.
It’s just like enjoying the best food in your comfort home with professional waiting staff.
If I wanted to be very picky, 2nd complemented gravlax on cracker was very ordinary compared to others and the tasting menu.
Wine is very good indeed.
We will be looking forward to sampling new season menu soon.

MD
vipMurrayD
London
14 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant meal. Had the tasting menu. Every dish had a great depth of flavour. I think this restaurant is even better than when it first opened.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service
Highly recommended

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Carnivore
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very welcoming. Food was delicious and up there with any tasting menus we have eaten. Lunch menu looks fantastic value for money. Thoroughly enjoyable

JC
JessicaC
London
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved dining at Mere's. The atmosphere is luxurious, amibent, creative and mostly importantly you can hear the other person talking. The music is the perfect level.
The food is incredible! Something you have to experience for yourselfl. The team are wonderful and an expert at what the create/serve. Loved their attitudes and friendliness. Will definately return and have already recommended to a friend.

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AlistairC
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed the meal had tasting menu with wine paring, friendly and knowledgeable staff and Monica came out at end of meal for chat which was a nice touch.

JB
vipJulieB
London
19 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely welcome back from all staff. Adam the mixologist is outstanding always supplying the best drinks and service in town. The restaurant is welcoming and cosy. Monica and her team provide the best food and dining experience. She also is generous with her time speaking to each guest. Can’t wait to return in the new year. Thank you.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as always!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pheonemal experience from start to finish. Service was fantastic. Staff working extremely hard. They know there stuff.
Cocktails were exceptional.
The star dish for me had to be the Scollops with Puy lentils. The flavours of the sauce and puy lentil were just delightful. I will definitely be back. Welcome back Mere team, thank you for making our special occasion even better than expected x

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vipHameed
London
8 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service. I will be coming back.

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ALANP
London
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing meal, friendly staff and a really nice atmosphere.

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Munchkin
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a special meal with our daughters as our eldest is working over Christmas.

Monday 7th 1.15

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MarcP
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service was excellent. Highly recommend a visit to this outstanding restaurant.

HE
HENRYM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5