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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak frites” (43 reviews)
“rillettes” (16 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 yesterday via mobile

The standard and food was up to it’s usually high standard. Sadly the process of getting our table and order sorted was not to the same high standard as York!

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked a table for four people and was shown to an area downstairs that went past the WC and then had a view of the restaurant rubbish every time the door opened into an area for service. We asked to move upstairs into the...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the lunch special and were pleasantly surprised by the quality and value. My son had the children's menu which was also very good (and wide ranging not like some children's menus). Would highly recommend for a family lunch out.

Thank Holiday_Junkie222
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to various Cote Brasseries, including this one 2/3 times. The food and service has always been good and today was no exception. As usual it was very busy at lunchtime but the service was still very good - and the food came...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to Cote in St Martin's Lane near Covent Garden twice now. Excellent value, quick service and very conveniently situated.

Thank drahatcher
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was a little slow and the member of staff was inexperienced nevertheless the overall experience was a good one food excellent

Thank RobertyLeigh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice start to a Sunday morning, a very decent breakfast, in a smart clean place, with friendly staff, good service, and very fair pricing. Would call the food good, rather than excellent, plenty of it, fresh and hot. Would go again!

Thank TheRoliingMcStones
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great experience we went twice in the same week. We were four and had a range of dishes which were either very good or excellent. I went for the Mussels which was a great choice. There was a great buzz and...More

Thank SimonWeiner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant. Efficient friendly service. Had two starters. Lovely French onion soup, piping hot and served with a crouton dressed with melted cheese. Followed by a crab dish which was very tasty and served with sour dough . Good quantity and quality. Good quality wine...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an annual visit for my dad’s birthday after a trip to Fortnum and Mason. Kind, reactive, attentive staff who are prepared to go beyond the usual make this, for us, a delightful, ‘looked forward to’ and fun lunch date. Long may you be...More

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Lupe C
9 December 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
No problem
5 November 2016|
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Response from Owen_Morgan | Reviewed this property |
Either don't bother, or come back after the next Ice Age.
Carl W
18 September 2016|
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Response from IanSeph | Reviewed this property |
Almost directly opposite
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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