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30 July 2014
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L'Escargot

020 3641 8319

48 Greek Street, London W1D 4EF

£46.00 French Soho

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  • Wine: £19.00
  • Champagne: £44.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12N-2.30pm Mon-Sat 5.30-11.30pm

Square Meal Review of L'Escargot ?

It’s been one of Soho’s gastronomic grandees since 1927 and has played host to many seminal figures from the world of hospitality, but venerable L’Escargot recently entered a new phase – following its acquisition by Brian Clivaz (chairman of Langan's Brasserie) and Laurence Isaacson (co-founder of the Chez Gérard chain). The interior has been given a striking (if somewhat provincial) refit involving black and red colour schemes and some dramatic chandeliers, but things are more reassuring on a bourgeois menu that offers “everything you could wish for”. The kitchen can do creamy comfort (witness lobster thermidor, baked just so), although simple things tend to work best: signature escargots disgorging breadcrumbs and garlicky juices; glossy spears of Evesham asparagus with hollandaise sauce; juicy grilled veal chop with lemon and thyme. Slick, super-friendly staff add to the palpably good atmosphere, while grown-ups are happy to have somewhere civilised in Soho where they can actually book a table.

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  1. L'Escargot

    48 Greek Street, London W1D 4EF
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    Sue R.

    Pre Theatre Dinner

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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 8

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  2. L'Escargot

    48 Greek Street, London W1D 4EF
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    Ted B.

    A Restaurant Preview...

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  3. L'Escargot

    48 Greek Street, London W1D 4EF
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    Danny B.

    Welcome back L'escargot

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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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    Room for 40 people40
    Room for 60 people60

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