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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.
London, London W1T 4QH
Hours of Operation:
Restaurant is open Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 13:45 and 18:00 - 21:45
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR MERE BAR IS OPEN ALL DAY FROM 12:00 UNTIL 23:45 MONDAY TO SATURDAY FOR DINERS AND NON-DINERS WHERE DELICIOUS COCKTAILS AND SNACKS ARE AVAILABLE.
£26 to £40
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
020 7268 6565
Close to Goodge Street Station with Northern Line
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Mere Ratings and Reviews
Having watched Monica Galetti on TV my husband and I were curious to see how good (or bad) her restaurant might be. All I can say is that the whole experience was AMAZING! The food was extraordinarily beautiful. That may be an odd thing to say about food, but the presentation and clever mix of subtle flavours was unique. Nothing was overwhelming, the food combinations were interesting, but didn't fail to please. We had the tasting menu and I was a bit dubious about a couple of the courses - the veal carpaccio and the squab. The veal was sublime and turned out to be one of the most amazing dishes I have ever eaten. The squab, paired with roast shallot, onion puree and pickled salsify blew all conception of eating pigeon - it was divine!
Many restaurants of this calibre could learn some lessons from Mere when it comes to service. The staff were delightful and enthusiastic and nothing was too much trouble. They were excited about sharing the smallest details of what lay on the plate and the sommelier was so enthusiastic about the wine menu.
The only slight disappointment was that my husband, who was not drinking that night, wasn't offered a soft drink in lieu of the courtesy glass of champagne. Other than that, this restaurant can only by scored 100% for its food and service.
A delightful experience, fabulous staff and food par excellence! A must to try.............
My wife and I had big expectations when we visited Mere, and we weren’t disappointed. The restaurant is comfortable, the tables aren’t overcrowded and the ambience good. The service was excellent from arrival to departure. The staff were very attentive and very well informed about the food and wine. We both decided to have the 6-course tasting menu, with chosen wines. As my wife and I didn’t want to eat the Rose Veal for the 4th course, we were offered a replacement salmon dish as replacement which was excellent. All the wines fully complemented the food that were matched with. We would have walked away extremely satisfied having enjoyed the food and wine, but to see Monica Galetti taking time to visit each table in spend time in conversation made the evening that much more special. This was a 5-star dining experience that will be remembered for a very long time.
Had a wonderful dinner at Mere on Saurday night. It was a special occasion so tasting menu with wines was on order. Special shout out to Hugo, but all of team Mere were fantastic. As for the food itself? Divine, simply divine. Thank you to Monica and David for the wonderful hospitality. See you soon for lunch.
We had a wonderful evening and everything was perfect from the warm greeting to the amazing food. The service was superb with friendly and knowledgeable staff. The halibut was cooked to perfection and the rhubarb dessert was a delight. My daughter is training to be a chef and we had both been looking forward to our meal for weeks - it did not disappoint.
Fantastic restaurant that has moved to top of my list. The food was delicious, interesting combinations of taste and texture, andbeautifully presented. We had the tasting menu and it was all top notch. Staff were friendly without being overly attentive and we had a great time talking to them at the end of the meal. My one star off ambience is that I found sitting on the fixed seating a little uncomfortable. Have already encouraged friends and one is going Saturday. I am definitely returning and very tempted by the chefs table for a birthday. Highly recommend!
This is an outstanding restaurant. I have eaten in a number of Michelin starred restaurants and the food at Mere is better than most of them. Eat here before is gets Michelin rated is all I can say. We had the tasting menu with paired wines - every course was superb. The service is absolutely first rate with every member of staff contriving to make you feel special. The decor is also very lovely. We shall return!
This couldn’t have been a better dining experience. David Galetti welcomed us with warmth and all the team exuded confidence and pride in the menu and the restaurant. Every detail has been thought through with precision and then is executed with genuine kindness and charm. The food was out of this world. What a treat.
Our visit to Mere last Friday was an evening to remember. It was a gastronomic experience to savour and cherish. The stylish and understated elegance of the decor of the restaurant and its warm and friendly ambience, a reflection, no doubt, of the personalities of the owners enhanced the enjoyment of its exquisitely crafted dishes. The staff were very courteous and professional which added a significant dimension to the memories of the occasion.
Great food as you’d expect, some surprises and top drawer service in this delightful restaurant. No doubt in the running for a special star in the near future. What makes Mere such a standout is the joy and bonhomie from the moment you open the front door....quite the best overall dining experience you could wish for, reflecting well on the team and patron.
I took my partner as a surprise for her birthday 🎂 and the evening was amazing, the staff were warm and friendly. We meet some lovely people on both tables either side of us who were happy to chat.The food 🍴 and wine 🍷,cocktails are great. Mere is a fabulous experience and would go back. We were made to feel very special from the minute we walked through the door 🚪.
Having been a fan of Masterchef the Professionals I was pleased to see that Monica Galletti had opened her own restaurant. I always thought that I would like her food I was not disappointed - I loved it! We had the taster menu with wines. It was so full of different tastes and textures and David Galletti's choice of wines was perfect. Every course delighted but the best was the venison which will go down as one of the best dishes I have ever eaten.
fabulous food and great business lunch venue. I cannot wait to return to this restaurant and sample some more of the wonderful food and excellent wine available by the glass would definitely return to this. The service was excellent and ambiance perfect for a business meeting. I am sure it would be equally good in the evening as the bar looked very enticing.
A very memorable meal for a special occasion. Loved the atmosphere - perfect mood - not too loud but more importantly, not too quiet. The place didn't feel too precious and fancy but still had plenty of taste and class- just struck the perfect note. Didn't feel rushed, the time between each plate was well time for one to absorb one plate and in anticipation for the next plate. Great service, great recommendations for wines. We will be coming back for sure.
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