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Mere, London, London

Mere

4.7
4.7
4176 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 a variety of traditional Pacific Island delicacies that have been delicately created by Monica and Sven our Head Chef.
Nestled above the spacious basement restaurant is the bar, managed by our Mixologist Glenn, which serves an array of delectable cocktails.
Monica's husband, David , is in charge of the Front of House at Mere with his Restaurant Manager Eugenio, and using his years of experience as an expert sommelier to create a wine selection along side his head Sommelier Alex that perfectly balances with the seasonal dishes on offer.

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2 people

22:00


Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    European
  • Hours of Operation
    Sun 12:00–15:30 Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00–13:45 Bar Tue–Sat 12:00–16:00 Tue–Sat 18:00–23:30 Dinner Tue–Thu 18:00–21:00 Fri, Sat 18:00–21:30
  • Phone number
    020 7268 6565
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Monica Galetti
  • Private party facilities
    We do provide exclusive hire on request and subject to availability
  • Area
    Fitzrovia
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Close to Goodge Street Station with Northern Line
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Experiences

  • 15% discount on our Tasting Menu at lunchtime

    Multiple dates available
    🌟 Keeping the Celebration Alive with our Winter Discount 🌟 The spirit of Si’i Alofa, the Samoan tradition of honouring loved ones, stays alive at Mere. We believe every day is a day to cherish the bonds we share. To make the season more memorable, we are offering a 15% discount on our Tasting Menu (excluding our Suamali Set Lunch Menu) during lunch hours. Availability Tuesday to Saturday. Join us for this festive celebration 🎉. Let’s create wonderful memories, indulge in good company, and experience our exquisite cuisine. Please note: Upgrades for Champagne (£35), and exclusive book (£25) will be billed on the day. Champagne is to take home not to be drunk at the restaurant.
    15% discount on our Tasting Menu at lunchtime photo
  • SUAMALIE LUNCH MENU : 2 Course £36 or 3 Course £59

    £59.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    EXPERIENCE MERE WITH OUR 2/3 COURSE “SUAMALIE” (TASTY) SET LUNCH MENU 2 Course Set lunch £36 PER PERSON + 13.5% SERVICE TO BE ADDED TO YOUR FINAL BILL. 3 Course Set Lunch £59 PER PERSON + 13.5% SERVICE TO BE ADDED TO YOUR FINAL BILL. SERVICE CHARGED IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SET LUNCH MENU PRICE AVAILABLE TUESDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 12:00 TO 13:45. (OUR MENU IS NOT OFFERED SATURDAYS) Please note: Upgrades for Champagne (£35), and exclusive book (£25) will be billed on the day. Champagne is to take home not to be drunk at the restaurant.
    SUAMALIE LUNCH MENU : 2 Course £36 or 3 Course £59 photo
  • MERE Sunday "Hangi" Menu

    £57.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    UNIQUE SUNDAY MENU - no other menus are available Selection of Snacks on arrival ****** Beef Shin, Venison & Duck Parmentier - Fricassee of Mushrooms, Glazed Carrots. Or Monkfish Tail Roasted On The Bone – Monk’s Beard – Glazed Crosnes (Serves 2 – Sup £15 per person) Or Cauliflower & Morbier Gratin - Capers Crumb – Chanterelles ***** SPECIAL ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE DAY ********* Polynesian Vanilla & Tonka Crème Brulee - Armagnac Prunes Or 36 Month Aged Comte Crab Apple & Kissabel Or Single Origin 74% Chocolate Ice Cream - Sea Salt – Picualia Olive Oil Prices excludes service Charge.
    MERE Sunday "Hangi" Menu photo

What 4,176 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseEnergetic

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  • London

    European

  • West End London

    European

4,176 Reviews
  1. KateS

    London

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome! But we knew it would be from previous visits.

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  2. ChristineB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What an amazing experience - just so sad it is going to close!! Everything about our experience was perfect, and ordinarily I would highly recommend anyone to go there. We hope the next venture for the Galettis will be as successful and look forward to visiting wherever and whenever that will be. Good luck and thank you - it was a real pleasure.

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  3. LynneS

    South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous lunch with excellent service. Such a shame it’s closing.

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  4. MatthewR

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second time going. Amazing place. We will continue to go back. Staff are 1st class. Food is of the finest quality… surely star worthy. Value is unbelievable.

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  5. GForce

    London

    236 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    236 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Took my pens half here for his birthday- his first time. We had c the c trading menu which was lovely. Service very good and good price too compared to a lot of the other celebrity chefs just now. Highly recommend

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  6. DianaVonR

    London

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another superb meal at Mere. We took the lunch menu (£75pp) and bill ended up about £300 (we like to drink). Well worth it, we had a super time. Missing le Gavroche so we are eating through the different fam restaurants

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 28 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely food and lovely service, definitely will come back

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  8. Haasdas

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good attentive service. The food was what we have expected to be of high standard - only comment from my daughter was that she wish she another slice of the duck :) .

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  9. SteveW

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ĺoved it. Food was amazing Wine and service was exemplary

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  10. MarkH

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were given a great genuine welcome to Mere. A nice pre meal drink in the bar while we selected our menu choices and then downstairs to the restaurant. Every course was a taste sensation coupled with an exceptional bottle of wine. The service from every member of the team was top class. I would recommend a visit to Mere you won’t be disappointed.

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  11. JoannaO

    Greater Boston

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 21 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    My husband and I dined here last night. The food was excellent. He chose lobster salad and duck and I ordered asparagus and lamb. The lamb was the stand out dish of the evening. I have marked down as it was quiet when we arrived, the ambience improved as the evening progressed and the restaurant filled up.

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  12. Gusia

    Berkshire

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 21 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food and service. A great balanced menu with perfect wines recommended. Will come again

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  13. Joyce

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The latest Sunday menu was just marvellous and highly recommended!

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  14. Nikkisocialite1

    Berkshire

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    WOWW What an experience, beautiful service as soon as we arrived - the cocktail bar upstairs is a perfect entry to the restaurant. We chose the taster menu which was beautifully proportioned and perfectly chosen. (sometimes they can be overwhelming) but the 6 courses plus a bread course was Perfect. Monica came out and said hello too which was wonderful. Thank you to the whole team who made our evening very special.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Visited as a treat , and a lovely relaxed setting. Was a lovely touch that Monica came out and chatted with us. Lamb and duck dishes beautiful, was definitely the highlight. The cheese board was exceptional.

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  16. JoeephA

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best tasting menu I’ve had in a while. We will definitely be back.

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  17. Fattie

    London

    61 reviews

    3.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Did the 6 course tasting menu with matched wines. Food was gorgeous as were the wines matched with each course. Didn't feel the service provided matched the overall experience

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  18. MrsK

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Fantastic first visit to Monica Galetti’s Mere and hopefully not the last. Wonderful food beautifully prepared and presented alongside warm, friendly and attentive service. Highly recommended.

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  19. AnnaC

    London

    26 reviews

    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on 6 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was delicious and well presented! Excellent lunch menu and great choices. The service was good apart from one guy that served us water and kept filling our glasses which makes me very anxious! So when I asked him not to refill the glasses, he told me that they charge £3 for the water and then was ‘unlimited’, a remark that I found very rude. As if the people that go there are bother about money! Overall it was a good meal.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    London

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    A repeat visit. Overall would happily go again. Just a few small observations such as white wine being too chilled, starters coming out very quickly. Food combinations very skilled. The quality of the ingredients is unquestionably good. Staff very personable and genuine. Just short of perfection.

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  21. Nigel

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food with helpful courteous staff.Will certainly return.

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  22. LizzyB

    Hertfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been planning to visit Mere for a long time and we weren't disappointed - friendly and impeccable service, food was beautiful and we had a lovely time. For such a great experience it was really good value for money (we had the weekday lunchtime menu), so will come again and won't wait so long this time.

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  23. RobertB

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We drove from Essex to visit you as the restaurants in our area are very disappointing everything about the experience at MERE was outstanding. Thank you.

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  24. Triplebuses

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect, it was wonderful, Nice moments…..great food!

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  25. NigelV

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding experience. The flavours experienced were top notch.

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  26. DavidS

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good food though not outstanding. Very expensive!

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  27. kask

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thank you for such a lovely meal! We got the suamalie lunch menu. Most of us had the mushroom fricassé for a starter - we all loved it! We then had the kale palusami, sea bream or pork chop for mains - sensational! It was in the middle of the work day for us, but I would loved to have sat there for much longer and really savour the dishes. Highly recommend the lunch menu - very decent price for exceptional food.

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 27 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Will be coming back for a treat again soon! Very polished operation with a passion for food

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  29. BrianT

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My third visit (2 business, 1 personal). All outstanding. What great restaurant - service, food, ambience, surround and attention to detail. No pretentions, just excellent and relaxed quality throughout. Love it!

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  30. JonathanC

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an excellent meal at Mere. the fusion of flavours is fantastic. Service is also excellent.

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  31. BruceS

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious tasting menu and matching wines. Lovely friendly staff

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    I was expecting a little bit more of a wow after my friends extolled their food experience at Mere only 2 weeks ago. Disappointing and average for the food. Staff very nice and accommodating. Sultry upstairs drink lounge.

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  33. KatyH

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I cannot recommend Mere enough. Truly a magnificent culinary experience. As a New Zealander, I had very high expectations and was completely blown away. Thank you for such a fabulous experience ❤️

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  34. Bill

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful and original food clearly prepared with love and attention

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  35. IanH

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Seating in bar very low and uncomfortable, lettuce with duck was a cop out and better with veg or fondant potato, mirrors in dining room offputting and not conducive to intimacy.

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  36. Filbert

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food. friendly service, and worth waiting for the opportunity to visit. We hope to be back

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  37. Finedinersx4

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A lovely fine dining restaurant with upstairs cocktail bar and restaurant downstairs. The service in both was friendly, helpful and discrete. The food was beautifully presented, fresh and interesting. The wine was expensive but again excellent. Altogether a fabulous evening.

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  38. GeorgeT

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second visit and can’t wait to go back. From entering until you leave staff can not be so pleasant and helpful. Food just amazing.

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  39. JillB

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved everything about Mere,the staff were friendly and knowledgeable.The food was delicious,we had the tasting menu. I’m vegetarian,it was a joy to have dishes created for vegetarians,rather than a meat dish with the meat omitted and a mushroom plonked on top!!Thank you Can’t wait to visit again soon.

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  40. GeraldineS

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The restaurant staff are unpretentious and very welcoming, reflecting the atmosphere of the restaurant as a whole. The food was, unsurprisingly , fantastic. My friend, who is quite particular in these matters, wondered if it would have been possible to present the sauce for her main course, the stone bass, separately. One other small note, which I hope will be helpful: we were very correctly asked about allergies, but the staff member appeared to confuse intolerance with genuine allergy. This was not a problem , just a note that intolerance is not quite such a serious issue, and is more widespread than allergy. Altogether it was a wonderful meal and experience and I hope we will visit again.

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FAQs

Mere is rated 4.7 stars by 4176 OpenTable diners.

Mere does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

22:00


Experiences are available.
Google Map for Mere

74 Charlotte Street, London, London W1T 4QH

Additional information

  • Area
    Fitzrovia
  • Hours of Operation
    Sun 12:00–15:30 Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00–13:45 Bar Tue–Sat 12:00–16:00 Tue–Sat 18:00–23:30 Dinner Tue–Thu 18:00–21:00 Fri, Sat 18:00–21:30
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    European
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Close to Goodge Street Station with Northern Line
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Monica Galetti
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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