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Cote Brasserie - St Martin's Lane

50-51 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4EA, England
+44 20 7379 9747
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (45 reviews)
“rillettes” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (55 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50-51 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4EA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cote restaurant in St Martin’s Lane A different branch but it’s Cote again. The April specials include lamb Chops plus veal (real not sham). A welcome return of two old Favourites, we were sold. Excellent quality as expected Excellent service was detected. We’re glad that...More

Thank PoetPete2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for their pre-theatre dinner menu before going to to the Theatre Royal opposite to see a show so it was really convenient. On arrival we were bombarded by three people asking us if we had reservations and then helping us. We were...More

Thank natters1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten in Cote restaurants before so was hopeful that we Would have a good meal again. We were not disappointed we had the 3 course Lunch menu for £12.95 My husband had the pate and I had salad for main we both took...More

Thank Itsmemaxina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to a cote brasserie. They had a very reasonably priced lunchtime set menu although the portions were rather small. The food was good but we were disappointed that after some guests had ordered mussels starters, they were only told they...More

Thank JWatermelon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a family Easter luncheon at this restaurant while in London for the Easter break and found it to be average. The meal was fair but the service could be improved. Had to constantly call the waiter to attend to us. The atmosphere is just...More

Thank Chilli-Bite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited during a busy lunch time. We were led to a table in the basement and this space was not nearly as nice as the upstairs. I thought the food was good. But the service was a disaster. Long initial wait....More

Thank Checkmater
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this Cote about 4 times because I love it so much! They have a range of food that pleases my whole family but I wouldn't suggest it to a family with children under 12. The food is quite up market and...More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended on a Saturday afternoon with Mother and wheelchair. Mother can walk slowly and with difficulty with a stick as has no use of one side of body. Hostess could quite clearly see this and helped us move the wheelchair to one side at entrance....More

Thank melanie19661969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptionally good service even at peak pre-theatre time when really crowded. Food very satisfactory.

Thank cuckoohill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on 27/3 in a group of 8 for a pre-theatre dinner. We were seated downstairs which was very hot and stuffy. It started off ok with drinks coming and orders being taken promptly, and then the first courses arrived swiftly. Very nice they...More

1  Thank Claire C
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Either don't bother, or come back after the next Ice Age.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-51 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 9747
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Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices. On the menu, guests will always find brasserie favourites on our a la carte menu such as steak frites, moules marinieres, corn-fed chicken from rural Brittany and tuna Nicoise, for dessert, Cote's creme caramel and creme brulee are much-loved house specialities. Seasonality and Cote's commitment to sourcing high-quality ingredients results in a monthly changing specials menu, ensuring there is always something new to delight regular guests and gastronomes alike, as well as the excellent value set menu. Open early every day for breakfast, through to lunch and dinner; Cote's atmosphere is informal and friendly
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