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Medlar

#40 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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438 Kings Road, London SW10 0LJ, England
+44 20 7349 1900
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Interesting menu some strange sounding combinations but the food was lovely. Great atmosphere good for small or large groups and very attentive staff

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Thank ll248
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went with my Mum and Dad on a Wednesday evening . We arrived at 20.30 hours and were immediately shown to our table and presented with the menu. I chose foie gras as a starter and steak for my mains . The foie gras was delicious and the brioche was soft. My Galloway steak was the best steak I'd... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my aunt and uncle for Sunday lunch. I don´t know where to start. As we step in, we felt very welcomed. Room itself is very nicely and cosy decorated, we were sat in front part of restaurant. They had £35 Prix Fixe menu (3 courses) so we went for it while selection is big and definitely... More 

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Thank Janka H
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service ++ Unpretentious which was a bonus thank goodness. Attentive without being 'In yer face' Food +/- Having made the trip from North London based on reviews actually the majority of the food was pretty unremarkable in taste. However, the rabbit was generous in portion and the duck was as expected but nothing extra special. I know Jay Rayner totally... More 

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Thank CliveSinclair
London
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have come to the conclusion that most of the positive reviews about this place is fake. The food is average at best and service is very French. Atmosphere can be most aptly described as stale.

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Thank Pasham1
London, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Refreshing menu with well presented dishes. Staff were busy but welcoming and service attentive. Vivid interesting dishes being served around us Will definitely return

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Thank SHF2468
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Quality of food & service is consistent & tasty. The staff go lot of way to give you a good service & please you with small touches such as when they serve water they will bring ice & lemon to the table & make you that they are refilled. Most of the starter portions are big & the mains... More 

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Thank Gerard R
London
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

JoJo took me here for my Birthday, a reciprocal treat after last month's visit to The Ivy. A couple of drinks in the local boozer, The Sporting Page and then onto dinner. We had a nice table at the front of the restaurant, which is well styled and easy on the eye. The now established glass of champagne whilst we... More 

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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A two night trip from Scotland took us to Medlar for our first evening, chosen by son who knew that the wine list was excellent and also the food first rate. We were not disappointed. Very different from eating out here in Highland Perthshire. It was hard to chose from such a varied menu full of interesting dishes. All the... More 

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Thank CHandFH
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best meal I have had in ages. I cannot fault the service, food and wine list. The food portions were spot on. The atmosphere friendly and the sommelier was excellent. If you want a great meal and great service don't pass this door. Well worth a visit.

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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