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The Place

Albany Street | Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3UP, England
+44 20 7391 3000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Albany Street | Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3UP, England
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As Melia Hotel Residents we decided to try the in house Restaurant, this one is a Buffet Restaurant with a different theme each evening. For £25pp (inexpensive for London) it was still terrible value. The food had been lying under warming plates for hours, looked...More

Thank Yoshipup
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will get your standard buffet breakfast here, plus a chinese potsticker dumplings. The selections in fruits and cold cuts were even below average, while the prices are quite high.

Thank András Márk S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I had the chance to eat different times at The Place, and my experience is overall very positive due to the excellent service granted by the waiters who work there. The quality of the food is averagely good, nonetheless, the real force of this restaurant...More

Thank Brando P
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear Brando P, Many thanks for your very kind review. It is very satisfying for us to know you enjoyed your visit to The Place Restaurant! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the quality our products but also the amazing service...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We always stay at the Melia on business trips and love visiting the restaurant: lots of healthy options, fresh, and atypical for a hotel. Valerio was particularly helpful finding dishes for our young son Sebastian (and entertaining him too).More

Thank leffertsale
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear leffertsale, Many thanks for your kind review. It is very satisfying for us to know you enjoyed your visit to The Place restaurant! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the quality our products but also the amazing service of our...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

The place is in the Media White-house hotel. It is a buffet restaurant where they serve both breakfast and dinner to both hotel guests and visitors. The breakfast was always okey but dinner was often a challenge as the food was ALWAYS cold and the...More

Thank Word_Traveller_ZA
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Dear Word_Traveller_ZA, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are sorry that you did not thoroughly enjoy your time with us. Rest assured, your comments have been taken on board in order to take all the necessary actions to improve our service. We...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016

I have been in London 5 times this year, all of them staying at the Melia White House and enjoying its restaurant The Place. There are several reasons to go there: - Amazing service, in particular Valerio made me feel like at home and was...More

Thank Marina I
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

Dear Marina I, First of all, we would like to thank you for sharing your excellent review on Tripadvisor regarding your recent experience at The Place Restaurant. It is a pleasure for us to know that you would recommend us and that you have enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very fine food, lot of choices , quiet atmosphere The buffet is absolutely wonderful ! Valentina & Caroline are so pleasant & welcoming

Thank pcailliez
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I have been eating and it offers a good selection of food, salads and main courses. Conveniently located inside the Melia White House hotel. I highly recommend this place to have either breakfast, lunch or dinnerMore

Thank Daniel C
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi Daniel C, Thank you for sharing your experience of our restaurant on TripAdvisor! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience and would recommend us to other people. Our food is made using only the highest quality produce, enabling you to enjoy...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We went for a family meal and chose to go for the buffet . It was amazing food and had lots of variety for all tastes (also lots or veggi food which was good for me!) Staff were very nice and fun. (Especially Valerio, Sara,...More

Thank Rebecca D
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Dear Rebecca D, Muchas Gracias! What a wonderful review - we are absolutely delighted to read that you and your family had a great time with us as a result of our lovely food and staff. Your comments have been passed on to Valerio, Sara,...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

At the place we encountered a pleasant surprise, not only by the quality/price being well balanced (the mediterranean buffet is very variated), but mostly due to the attentiveness and pleasantness of the staff, Valentina and Camillo were outstanding and made our evenings a delight, The...More

Thank Johnny F
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Mr Johnny F, What a pleasure to read such a nice review! Thank you! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the quality but also de amazing service of our colleagues Valentina and Camilo. We will definitely share your feedback with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albany Street | Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7391 3000
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  • This restaurant is at Melia White House
Description
A stylish yet informal eatery located inside the Melia White House London, The Place Restaurant is a unique concept in central London. The restaurants traditional deli will have guests spoiled for choice with more than 35 different items to choose from on a daily basis including traditional Spanish meats and cheeses, organic products from around Europe such as French duck foie-gras, Italian cherry tomatoes and of course British bread & dairy.
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