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Medlar

#39 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
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438 Kings Road, London SW10 0LJ, England
+44 20 7349 1900
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Two of us had lunch here on a weekday. The £28 three course menu (with cheaper options for one or two course) was great value and every single thing we had was excellent. The food is attractively presented on real crockery (rather than the latest gimmick) and there was a decent amount of sauces, not just smears. Wine is offered... More 

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Longridge, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

We were looking for lunch in London and we enjoy gourmet food.The price is reasonable at 3 courses for £28.00.For starters my husband ordered crab raviolo with samphire, brown shrimps, fondue of leeks and bisque sauce and I ordered roast Orkney scallop with boneless chicken wings, Jerusalem artichoke purée and crisp pancetta. Both were absolutely delicious and beautifully presented. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

We arrived for two and quickly showed to the table offered a drink ect. Food was good, classic dishes, please to see no foams. The raviol crab was delicate, though the duck egg was very rich with strong flavours and served with a couple slices of heart. Chicken with truffles was very light and the beef a bit too thinly... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Medlar is a restaurant in the truest sense of that word's origins - a place that restores. It restores your faith that there are still some places which understand how to give that elusive combination of service and food which, for a brief moment of time, restores your delight in superb ingredients served beautifully, restores your appreciation of what it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

What a great place this is! We were stuffed by the end of it! Fantastic! Great service and food! The seafood rav was a knock out as was the nettle soup! Loved it

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

The food was all excellent, but it is the cheese board that made my night. This is the best cheese board I can remember seeing and the lady serving the cheese was very helpful and knowledgeable.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Between my immediate family we have now eaten here x6 and this restaurant never fails on any aspect of the dining experience. Our visits have all been for lunch and Medlar offers fantastic value for the quality of the food offered and has consistently maintained its high standards. I would highly recommend anyone looking for a culinary delight to visit.

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Thank Tim W
Vancouver, Canada
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127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Friends living in Chelsea took us here, we will def. go back when we return to London. What a great restaurant! Everything about it was wonderful. Do yourself a favour and go for a meal.

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Thank moira-anne
London
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Medlar is a restaurant that I could return to over and over again. I'm glad to see it has maintained its very high standards. We had lunch on our wedding anniversary and it was perfect. The food was outstanding and service as you'd expect was excellent. The restaurant staff were extremely knowledgable, attentive and friendly and I can't wait to... More 

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Derby
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Second visit and just as good as the first when they had there star! Why on earth this restaurant has lost its star I don't know, far in front of alyn Williams, Connaught, social eating house and many more! You got this one wrong inspectors!

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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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?

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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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