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L'Albufera Restaurant

#2,736 of 17,608 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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Albany Street | Albany Street, London NW1 3UP, England
+44 20 7391 3000
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Ochsenfurt, Germany
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I liked the steak and loved the wine (Muga). The restaurant is nice and offers an elegant atmosphere.

Thank betterave1959
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at L'Albufera Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear betterave1959, Thanks for sharing your fantastic review with the rest of Tripadvisor's users. We really appreciate your wonderful comments. We all celebrate you've enjoyed your experience with us. The entire L'Albufera Team is looking forward to welcoming you again. All the best, Guest Experience Team More 

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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing dinner at L'Albufera restaurant. Impeccable service, good size of the dishes, great food. Atmosphere is very relaxed. Don't miss the opportunity to have a dinner in London with a Spanish flavor

Thank Daniel C
Torquay, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Met with family to enjoy a fantastic meal here. Close to Regent's Park. Most impressed with the staff who really looked after us. Authentic Spanish dishes - interesting, tasty and plentiful. Highly recommended. Thank you.

1 Thank Neil D
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very friendly and Authentic Spanish restaurant in central London; Restaurant staff was very warm, welcoming, attentive and provided first class service. The food was delicious with selections of seafood, meat and tapas to choose from the menu. Be careful with the Calamari and squid ink sandwich starter as it’s quite messy to eat but worth it if you don’t mind... More 

1 Thank Sourabh S
Paris, France
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We was in this nice place because of an interesting groupon voucher. Angel, the fnb manager, was amazing from the beginning till the end. A great professional service like in Michelin starred restaurant. Food was simple, extremely tasty. Good point with the ceviche and pressed lamb. Thank you and congrats for all the team. Definitely recommended.

1 Thank Juliette B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went to L'Albufera twice and we just love this restaurant. The food was always delicious and fresh, especially the fish dish. The portions were generous and the daily tapas were beautifully presented. The service is always first class and attentive, especially Angel and Juan who really look after their guests well. Fresh bread was made for my son due... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We went with a Groupon and enjoyed great food there. The portion sizes were great. My partner even commented on a starter being the size of a main. Service was nice and attentive. Loved the whole experience and will definitely return!

1 Thank mengjiaow
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have been a frequent visitor to The Melia White House Hotel for many years and seen quite a few changes in the restaurant. This latest iteration is one of those times they have got it right. Fantastic quality of food, first class service and reasonable pricing for the offering. I will be returning.

Thank David S
Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I have regular meetings at the hotel and used the restaurant for the first time in March. It wasn't very busy as it was mid-week and fairly late in the evening, but this meant the service was perfect...Loved the traditional Spanish fare and Tapas and the wine was excellent! Also despite a really good meal it was fairly inexpensive for... More 

1 Thank Richardorlandorapman
London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We visited the refurbished Albufera after recommendation from friends and were impressed by the quality of food and the outstanding service. The location is the perfect refuge from the hustle and bustle of central London, it's tranquil and quiet but not snobby. While waiting for the rest of our party we sat at the bar across from the restaurant -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 55
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albany Street | Albany Street, London NW1 3UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Neighbourhood: Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7391 3000
  • This restaurant is at Melia White House
Surrounded by the 4-star luxury of the Melia White House hotel, L'Albufera serves exciting Spanish cuisine in an effortlessly elegant setting. Awarded 2 coveted AA Rosettes, L'Albufera blends the country's vibrant customs with a contemporary edge, offering dishes like the Cuttlefish Ink Croquettes with All-i-Oli and Yuzu Lime; Grilled Scallops with Passion Fruit Emulsion accompanied of Sauteed Endives; Cold Gazpacho with Cucumber Sorbet, Sun Blush Tomato, Iberian Ham and Olive Oil; Lobster Paella; Ox Tail Mellow Rice; Slow Cooked Suckling Pig with Fresh Figs, Artichoke Textures and Tarragon Jus; Grilled Red Mullet with Sea Urchin and Cuttlefish Ink Risotto accompanied with Pan Fried Tagliatelle; Tuna Tataki Marinated in Soya Sauce, on a Bed of Garlic Almond Puree and Salmon Fish Roe; Grilled Turbot on Battered Potato Stew and Roasted Baby Vegetables, Hot Chocolate Mouse with 3 Homemade Spanish Churros (Mint, Saffron and Strawberry) or Lemon Posset with Almond Crumble Topping and Passion Fruit Foam.

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