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The Palomar

34 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DN, England
+44 20 7439 8777
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun restaurant with great atmosphere. Interesting food but portion sizes small so you’ll need to order 3 or 4 dishes but a lovely way to experience middle eastern cooking. Wine list limited, would benefit from more extensive mid range priced wines. A lovely experience but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IrelandAdventuregirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

We followed the waiter’s recommendation: 3 dips and then 4 mains. All for sharing... every dish was an explosion of flavour... so good! We had cocktails as well... best ever.... bumblebee if i remember... and we had small space to share a dessert. Lovely chocolate...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank idob954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely, the best food we’ve eaten, anywhere in the world. Staff were friendly, cheeky and fun, lots of little free tasters, Esmeralda, Malik and Alan mixing cocktails that’ll leave you seeing double, Marco and head Chef Jeremy with the rest of the team serving up...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank aytchc
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we had to wait for a table we had a pre drink at their lovely neighbouring sister establishment The Blue Post. We sat at the kitchen table and the interaction we had with the kitchen staff (especially Shay) made our evening even more unique....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hershall
Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprise birthday treat for me in this excellent little restaurant. It is tiny with a very long bar area where there is seating. I would strongly recommend that you book a table - there are not many of these which gives the restaurant a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ATravellerUpminster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch on a Wednesday and it was packed. It took a few minutes to get acknowledged as they were swamped but once we were, the service was fabulous. All of the staff were extremely friendly and courteous and even the chef himself...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank livinginsuisse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best in London without a doubt. The food is always so delicious, staff always so helpful and friendly, atmosphere always buzzing, drinks always cold and bubbly! Absolutely recommend for lunch or dinner but definitely book a table as it is so popular...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RCB2804
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our meal at Palomar. The food was delicious, the ambiance was inviting and our service was excellent. The staff was helpful in answering questions, gave good recommendations, and helped make it a memorable evening. I definitely recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank amandalR4736LN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read about this resturant on a few different websites as a romantic date night with delicious food and it lived up to every expectation. We were served by a friendly and knowledgeable waiter called Tomas. We had a mixture of foods and every single...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jasmineharooni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My pal had tried to get a table here once before & failed. He was determined to try again - we walked in and were lucky to be offered a table for two. Before the food, let me mention the staff -TERRIFIC Just so delightful,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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October 1, 2016|
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Response from v8jns | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I have only just seen your message. I am afraid I do not know the answer but I would very much doubt it. Jo
March 27, 2016|
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Response from TRUsocial | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely! The Apollo is on Shaftesbury Avenue, and The Palomar is on a side street off of this - probably less than a 2-3 minute stroll. I'd recommend it, truly.
March 9, 2016|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
I remember it being casual, although we 'dressed' up a bit. However, we went for lunch. Might be best to check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7439 8777
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