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Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

#453 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Marylebone
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66 Baker Street, London W1U 8EP, England
+44 20 7935 4007
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Today
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Catterick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took a small party out for a mid-week meal to Galvin Bistrot de Luxe having previously eaten at Galvin at Windows in Mayfair. The restaurant is true to its name and has a pleasant French bistro atmosphere to accompany its smart location in Marylebone. The menu is reassuring small with classic french dishes on show, with a modern twist... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was on a weekend in London to visit family and I remembered visiting this restaurant a few years ago on a business trip so I decided to book for 2 nights I was delighted to find nothing has changed still excellent food and the staff are top class they make you feel at home Saturdays can be quiet busy with... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit a couple of times a year to meet friends and we always have a fabulous time. A classic French bistro the food is excellent, good wine list and staff super friendly. I highly recommend for a great relaxed lunch or dinner.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking forward to this visit, but quality of food vey disappointing...its not that difficult to cook pheasant breast, but this was tough to approaching unchewable! Portions meager...probably just as well. a real shame ...great ambience and service.

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1 Thank Mike H
York
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286 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What has happened ? This used to be so good .After tonight's early Sunday supper we won't be back.We chose salmon tartar and endive with blue cheese and candied walnuts for starters.It was a case of hunt the salmon Hardly a teaspoonful of salmon covered in a creme fraiche sauce.The blue cheese was also virtually non existent on the endive... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Galvins and we were very impressed. This is classic French cooking at its best, and amazing value. I had the best escargots I have had in years and a wonderful Lyonnaise plat du jour of chicken livers. My guests had the crab lasagne and the bavette steak. All were perfect. The wine list is... More 

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Thank Bigal57
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time at a galvin brothers restaurant and was not disappointed!! Having eaten in London regularly I have to say the Sunday lunch was superb! Fantastic food Fantastic staff For me a must visit Will certainly be going back....

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Surrey, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to meet up with four friends who we had not seen for some time. The setting is old fashioned, in a good way. The service was attentive and the food was well prepared and delicious. We went for the Prix Fixe Menu which is limited (only two choices for each course) but very tasty. It is very reasonably priced,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here last night and were very disappointed with the service. The food itself was good, the chocolate dessert was delicious, but from the moment we came through the door, the service was appalling. Firstly we were rudely questioned over the time of our booking, even though we had email confirmation and they had space for us anyway..... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was treated to lunch here, but treat is an understatement. It's an exquisite restaurant with impeccable service and delicious french food to match. For London, the prices were very reasonable when taking into account the quality. This surely has to be rated among the best the city has to offer. The lunch menu offers an excellent choice of dishes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$101
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Baker Street, London W1U 8EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Marylebone
  • Neighbourhood: Marylebone
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7935 4007
Description
The original restaurant to be opened by the Galvin brothers, the Bistrot was an overnight success with food critics and customers alike. Bistrot de Luxe has won several prestigious awards, amongst them Best French Restaurant for 2 years running, as well as top awards from the AA and Tatler Magazine. With their Michelin-starred backgrounds, Chris and Jeff Galvin bring top quality French cuisine at affordable prices, with their flair for sourcing the best seasonal ingredients, and over 30 years of culinary experience between them. Today, the bistrot still retains much of its original ethos. Chef Patron, Chris Galvin, together with Head Chef, Luigi Vespero, offer a seasonally-inspired French menu, comprising many bistrot classics. Few restaurants in London have managed to emulate the success of this timeless classic.

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Marylebone
Marylebone offers what so many London neighbourhoods cannot: a village feel coupled with urban convenience. Much of its success rests in its location. Wedged between the northeastern corner of Hyde Park and the southern end of Regent's Park and with a number of Tube stations within easy reach, Marylebone is as pedestrian friendly as Central London gets. The bustling shopping mecca of Oxford Street separates it from Soho and Mayfair, exclusive Regent Street marks its border with Fitzrovia, and cosmopolitan Edgware Road serves as its western edge. Within this enviably situated quarter are an array of outstanding restaurants (from Michelin darlings to down and dirty cheeseburgers), an impressive assortment of independently owned shops, and some of the city's quietest and most pleasant nooks, crannies and cobbled lanes.
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