Everything superb, but was sat next to extraordinarily load people. To her absolute credit, waiter spotted this herself and kindly moved us to a quieter table. What an angel.
There was a coeliac in the dinner party and their needs were very well catered for.
Amazing food and atmosphere, great location. We had a very good time, thanks for having us.
It is a few years since I have been to Moro and the restaurant lay out , busily noisy is still the same . However food definitely not the same , very large tough scallops with courgette fritters and a salad did not look and was not appetising. Apart from the lamb we all felt a little under whelmed by the food. sorry will not be returning
Delicious food, casual, unpretentious and comfortable surroundings, pleasant staff
Not my best visit unfortunately. For start I had the calves liver and crispy chickpeas, it was delicious and I would have loved it as a main!! Then I decided on the Octopus with Courgette Fritters - unfortunately this was a bit of a disappointment (rare at Moro). I found the octopus rather tasteless, certainly no charcoal flavour on mine and I'm afraid it became slightly boring... The courgette fritters were lovely but frankly I thought there were too many of them and they became rather stodgy as they cooled. Something in addition might have made this a more interesting dish. The rocket salad and dressing was ok but a bit uninteresting. The raisin ice cream was glorious as always. So all in all a bit disappointing but I will certainly not hold this against them as this is the first time I have been anything other than blown away!!
I love this restaurant. The food is always amazing absolutely delicious. Charming service good ambiance.
My group—a film crew from Los Angeles—came on a Sunday night and the staff felt lackadaisical and unenthusiastic. The food was good but not great, which is not how I remember Moro from my last visit nine years ago. It was not a special dinner as I had hoped!
outstanding, inventive cuisine. Was recommended by a friend and exceeded our high expectations
Delicious as always
Service was good if a little over attentive. We were in the small room of at the back which was nice and quieter than the main room. It was really the food that we didn't do it for us. We're big fans of Morito but didn't feel this really lived up to it, esp for the increased price.
We loved our diner at Moro. Staff was very helpfull and friendly and the food was really very good.
Fabulous food with exquisite flavourings.
Intelligent foodie service. Wonderful atmosphere. Stylish & comfortable with a hint of Moorish interior.
We went early evening before the theatre. There was nothing wrong with the quality of the food or wine but felt the service was complacent. Never had a check back on the food, never asked if we enjoyed our meal or thanked for coming. There are plenty of good restaurants in London and we will try somewhere else.
My wife and I can warmly recommend this restaurant, where I have eaten a number of times. The food is absolutely excellent, and the restaurant is very good value for money.
The only problem we have ever had with it is that is usually very noisy. But on Friday we arrived at 7pm and got a table in the corner. So we had no trouble with the noise level, even after every table was occupied.
We’ve been coming here since it opened and it’s one of a handful of restaurants that has retained its quality over many years. Still surprises you with new dishes and tastes. Always the quality of the ingredients is outstanding. Great atmosphere and friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff.
I had booked a table for two. The main sitting room, a large room with street view window at the front, a counter and bar along one side, and a semi-open kitchen at the back, is a very attractive room, minimal and understated with good atmosphere. Good wooden tables and chairs. Unfortunately, we were taken to a small room at the back with a sun roof. There, we sat one on a couch the other on a table, a table on one leg between us, sun roof above reminding us of the time (taking us out of the ambience of the restaurant). This small room had too many tables than it ought to have had, all couples seated next to each other on either side. That alone is enough to put me off going back here again. The food itself was fine, nothing to write home about, the best being the seared tuna starter. But the scallops were over cooked, the meze platter was, like our small, stuffy room, too crowded and the flavours not distinguishable enough. A big raw carrot stick lying across it served no purpose, and really nailed home the sense that this was kinda just overpriced ambiguously south european/Middle Eastern/Mediterranean ad hoc. A bottle of nice green wine was a redeeming factor. Overall I’d avoid Moro and stick to Morito in Hackney, where they seem to still be eager to make an impression.
Great food and service. Fun place for family and friends.
The food is always just so sensational, completely the most happy eating experience in London
Fabulous food, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Great for a special occasion or everyday eating.
One of my favourites restaurants, the food is always so tasty with great flavours and textures. I love to come here and eat lamb, but my colleagues ordered hake and were equally as impressed.
I always love going to Moro, its is one of my most favourite places to eat and yesterday was no exception, friendly , relaxed service, great cooking but one little niggle our starter was on the tepid side apart from that our main courses and desserts were delicious!
Looking forward to our next visit in the not distant future.
Another lovely evening at Moro. We took old friends who haven’t been before and were delighted. Delicious food as always and warm friendly service. Consistently great, It’s our local and we love it!
I almost always like a meal at Moro. None of your small plates nonsense or tasting menu tedium, a nice plate, instead, for you to enjoy along with good wines, sherries and interesting cocktails. Still one of London's best relaxed restaurants.
I had not been to this restaurant for awhile and was delighted to see that its standards are as high as they were when it opened many years ago. Indeed, I was impressed to see Samantha Clark, was cooking in the kitchen. My friend and I had a light-ish lunch, one had the superb pea soup with barberries and pistachios and the other the pork sausage with fava beans, and we shared a Moroccan bread salad. Super! The service was professional and prompt, and everything about our experience was a real pleasure. We'll definitely come back again and not leave it so long this time.
Fabulous food & service!
Very good food, lovely atmosphere, able to eat outside.
Food was exceptional, good range of options. Lively ambience.
Excellent food and different. Fabulous but pricey. Highly recommended especially as we are fans of your cookbook.
Fabulous meal, we took an early table 6.15....ambiance was perfect...not too busy but a great atmosphere and so worth the change in our normal 8.00 dining....food was outstanding.
A regular lunch with an old colleague. We had both been to Moro several times before; he more than I. As ever, the service was slick and friendly. When the food arrived they did not ask 'Who get's the fish?' Always a refreshing sign. We both had (different) fish. Mackerel and Sea Bass. Both well-cooked with well-judged portion sizes. WIne list a bit pricey, even by London standards, but the wine was good and the selection broad enough.
Fantastic. Mains are around the £25 mark, so be prepared. However, the food is fantastic. Very complicated flavours. Absolutely delicious. My favourite is the chicken. A really special evening out.
lovely evening and excellent food . we were celebrating a special birthday and it was perfect
We LOVED Moro! Fantastic food. Simple, stylish surroundings. Excellent ambience. Superb service.
No sound problems - critical, in terms of optimum enjoyment, for those of a certain age!
Sam and Sam Clark are stars!
Good food but over priced
Decor too clinical
Unique Spanish/ Moorish food and wines in lovely setting
Sorry....I was really looking forward to my meal as I remembered it few years ago but it wasn't as good. The fish starter was uninspiring, the pork belly was presented like sliced ham, thin and again uninspiring and for the price, I am sorry to say, not good. Will not return.
The food was outstanding, but at the end we were surprised about the bill. A little bit expensive for that style of food and presentation.
Moro was decent but not exceptional as many reviews suggested. We went on a Thursday evening with a friend from out of town. The restaurant had a good vibe, full of people and fortunately, no music! May I suggest some wall hanging to dampen the noise a bit though? The service was slow but understandable on a busy night. The wait staff were friendly and helpful (particularly with the wine choice).
We had the cuttlefish and the Moroccan bread salad as starters. The cuttlefish was good, the Moroccan bread starter was merely adequate. Our mains were wood-roast chicken, seabass and the vegetable mezze. You could tell the ingredients were reasonably fresh but the meals themselves lacked flavour. I expected more from a place which purports to have Moroccan influences. All in all, pretty decent but not a place I would make another trip to.
Reliable as always. Moro's formula works. First courses are creative, mains well garnished grills, desserts reliable if not exciting. It's worked for over twenty years. May it continue.