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Medlar

#34 of 17,835 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Chelsea
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438 Kings Road, London SW10 0LJ, England
+44 20 7349 1900
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had lunch here today - the food was superb. There were four of us and what a refreshing change to be in a restaurant where you don't have to shout to make yourself heard. Service was great, discreet and efficient. But back to the food - the Tuna Tataki was divine with ponzu dressing, chilli, ginger, mouli, avocado and pickled... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fabulous reasonably priced Michelin quality food. A great wine list and friendly staff. Well healed patrons with the odd celebrity. The chef Joe is a lovely fellow and worth meeting, meanwhile David the maitre d is the consummate professional

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Thank Hannington
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here with my wife on valentine's day, for dinner. The service and welcome is very warm, and extremely professional. We had champaign to start, that was amazing, on the sweet side. For starters, we both got the tuna, that my wife loved. I like sashimi most, while the tuna was slightly cooked, so not optimal for me. The... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I read the reviews on Trip Advisor and thought we'd give this place a visit. We were not disappointed. We were initially a bit worried as we walked in at just past 7pm on a Friday evening to a completely empty restaurant. Ambling past a number of other places along the Kings Road they all seemed quite busy so you... More 

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Thank Peter P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a lovely evening here recently. The greeting was friendly, help and advice available if required, and the dishes and combinations if flavours were excellent. Using a prix fixe menu is a good idea in a quality restaurant: you know where you are and what it will cost! It was worth every penny!

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Thank SilverSnail
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The welcome was friendly and the general "vibe" is somewhere between cosy neighbourhood restaurant and fine dining. It has a fixed price menu (either 2 or 3 courses), with plenty of choice for each course and plenty that looks interesting to eat. We enjoyed everything we ate and also the... More 

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Thank Richard P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now a firm favourite for Saturday lunch. Food and drinks impeccable and service is warm and hospitable.

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Thank macintosh012
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff and faultless food. We have eaten here for birthdays and for lunches every time it has been delicious, the pork belly oriental style is lovely and every pudding is gorgeous. When I asked to take the truffles home they gave me a bag to take.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff would second to none. They were attentive, friendly, generous - they made our experience extremely pleasant. I was disappointed to find a pre fixe menu but that's probably my fault for not researching more closely. At any rate, overall the food was great. The fore grais was tasty as was the tuna appetizer and the calf's brain (yes... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We found the staff to be friendly and attentive. The atmosphere is relaxed but they could do with some background music. The food is very good but having read all the glowing reviews I expected to be blown away. I was not. The starters were very nice and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 47
Cuisine
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Kings Road, London SW10 0LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7349 1900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chelsea

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Chelsea
Wealth courses through The King's Road, Chelsea's upmarket artery of West London life packed with shops, eateries and glitzy nightspots. For people-watching at its best and luxury retail therapy that's largely unrivalled, this area cannot be missed. But if this showy street starts to overwhelm or a moment of price tag shock sends you reeling, a quick detour down pretty much any of many King's Road veins will reveal a quieter side of Chelsea. Here the stately Royal Hospital hosts its world-famous flower show, and the Thames rolls along at a lazy pace, with leafy Battersea Park and its Peace Pagoda beckoning from across the river.
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