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Medlar

#33 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
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438 Kings Road, London SW10 0LJ, England
+44 20 7349 1900
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here in late November 2016. This is a fairly small, intimate restaurant in Chelsea area. We made a reservation (strongly recommended) for 9:00 pm. When we arrived the table was ready, we sat down immediately and were subsequently treated to excellent service from our waiters. The meals were excellent and the wine list was very good. They had... More 

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Thank WilliamHop
Cobham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Medlar restaurant a good setting and attentive service. Great wine list including by glass and caraffe available for 5-6 well chosen wines. ( useful when one of us had seafood and the other mainly meats) the food was a little fussy in its presentation, the first course a little confusing in its taste. ( i was jealous of the fried... More 

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Thank martgent
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A warm welcome into a cosy restaurant got us out of some rather chilly autumn rain. Impeccable and attentive service throughout the evening with a personal touch; just right. Crispy calves brain starter with aioli and pickles was delicious: I thought I'd be brave with an unusual offal choice and for once was rewarded with something I'd be delighted to... More 

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Thank BaronvonBiveur
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Medlar last night and from the moment we walked into the restaurant our evening was superb. All the staff very attentive, the Sommelier was fab and recommended excellent wines to compliment our menu choice. The menu had plenty to choose from and the food was delicious. Thank you to the staff at Medlar for making our evening so... More 

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Thank Sally S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food extremely well presented. Service was good. Would highly recommend the restaurant. Selection of Fish and meat dishes was good. Crank ravioli starter with seafood in lobster bisque was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice combination of flavours. The food is fresh and very well presented. I had been there for lunch once and the same experience was repeated the second time which was a Friday evening. Friendly people good responses to questions on food and drinks.

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Thank Constantine430
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A review of this restaurant may well be superfluous as I am sure it has already garnered much praise. Having had several meals at Medlar's in the past, I arranged to hold a birthday lunch there last month in their private room upstairs. Everything went to plan thanks in large part to Lucy the events manager who could not have... More 

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hereford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning decor, great service, seriously good food. Cheese trolley to die for!! Back next year guys!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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222 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Medlar serves wonderfully inventive food, the GBP 45 cost for dinner is very good value, and the wine selection is fine, with service being excellent. Honestly, though, whilst all the food was very good, I could not rate any of it as "excellent". I must say, however, that the selection of cheese was the best I ever saw.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the tasting menu, we had the duck tartine beautiful presentation and very tasty, the veloute (squash soup with foie gras) was the best soup I have ever had, the hake, tremendous with pesto and walnuts so unique, the wild venison expertly prepared the cheese, a wonderful bottle of Cote de Rhone. Excellent service. A first class meal that... 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$32 - US$48
Cuisine
French, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?
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  • 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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