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24 July 2014
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Pescatori

020 3551 9857

57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD

£42.00 Fish , Italian Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia

Overall Diner Rating

 

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  • Wine: £14.00
  • Champagne: £32.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12N-3pm 5.30-10.30pm Sat 6-11pm

Square Meal Review of Pescatori ?

A restaurant with a long & illustrious history, this Charlotte Street fish veteran is starting to divide opinion. Regulars continue to praise its Italian seafood cookery, colourful surroundings & alfresco seating, but first-timers can leave feeling underwhelmed. Prices are also on the steep side – the £22 signature lobster linguine frequently comes under fire for its lack of generosity – & staff have been accused of slowness & indifference. That said, there is much to enjoy from the upmarket menu – perhaps grilled chilli-coated squid rings with a mint & coriander salad ahead of a Mediterranean prawn & saffron risotto or seared peppered tuna with asparagus & ‘white pesto’. Finish with chilled lemon soufflé & a soft Sicilian lemon granita, & try to avoid footing the bill.

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  1. Pescatori

    57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD
    Overall rating:
     
    Martin C.
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    • Food & Drink: 5
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 5

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  2. Pescatori

    57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD
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    YY E.
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    • Food & Drink: 1
    • Service: 1
    • Atmosphere: 1
    • Value: 1

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  3. Pescatori

    57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD
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    Richard Y.
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    • Food & Drink: 1
    • Service: 1
    • Atmosphere: 1
    • Value: 1

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  4. Pescatori

    57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD
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    KK C.
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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 7

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  5. Pescatori

    57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD
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    Adrienq W.
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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

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

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  1. If you like seafood, you’ll been in heaven here. The menu is lengthy and a rather delectable read. There are plenty of non-fishy dishes listed (steak, pasta, risotto …), but if you go for anything other than the seafood and fish options you’ll miss out on what this place does best. I love my starter course of cannolicchi (three west coast razor clams, £8.95) from the raw bar as well as my main course of coda di rospo (pan roasted monkfish tail with n’duja and almond crust and zucchini scapece, £22). Yeah, I’d go back for it. For pudding, I had gnocchi di latte (baked sweet dumplings with glazed dark rum, £6.50) – a moreish and homey end to a satisfying meal! As impressive as the menu was, dining companion Kemey’s fancy was struck by something off the blackboard for her main: sea salt roasted sea bass. Prepped with precision at the table, it was a delicate dish worth having (I was lucky to have a bite!). A bottle of crisp and citrus Falanghina Beneventano IGT Bellamico (£6 for a 175ml glass, £17 for 500ml carafe and £25.50 for a bottle) served both our choices well...
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  2. Published : Tuesday, 19th February 2013

    The Hedonist :: Review-Pescatori

    Tags Arjun Waney D@D Fringe Theatre Josper London London-Unattached Mayfair Peru Peruvian Pisco Ramen Restaurant South American South Place Hotel The Angler Theatre The Hedonist Tonkotsu Tony Fleming Wendy Vera What to see Recent Posts Review-Mango Tree Review-Pescatori Review-Copita Review-Hawksmoor Air St. Review-Coya Search Review-Pescatori February 19, 2013 By Adrian Pescatori Fitzrovia 57 Charlotte Street, London W1T 4PD 020 7580 3289/http://www.pescatori.co.uk/charlotte_street.php Pescatori Pescatori Charlotte St and its tributaries are full of restaurants feeding the media and advertising types who frequent the neighbourhood. From the hip (Bubbledogs) to the stylish (Roka), from chain restaurants such as Zizzi to the cutting edge (Dabbous), this part of Fitzrovia contains a real cross-section of what’s happening in the London restaurant market today. Pescatori is a Charlotte St family-owned Italian fish restaurant with a sibling in Mayfair’s Dover St. The interior, with its white tiled floor, arches and rough white plasterwork, is something of a throwback to the Mario and Franco trattorie that so revolutionised the London in the 1960s but the menu is more contemporary, offering some interesting and sometimes unexpected dishes...
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  3. Published : Friday, 8th February 2013

    Rate My Bistro :: Pescatori – Fitzrovia

    After a good but busy kind of a week, it felt fitting to take some time out and go out for dinner. The location of Pescatori was at the quieter end of Charlotte Street, away from the many other eateries. The initial vibe that I got when I first entered Pescatori was that it felt very welcoming. This continued throughout the whole evening. The restaurant had a rustic feel to it with its dark wooden beams, arches and alcoves. There was also a boat and oars hanging from the ceiling! Sardines are so underrated; they are one of my favourite fish. Three butterflied chargrilled sardines with salsa verde was my starter dish. The lightness of the sardines went well with the rich tomato salsa verde. The sardines were served with half of an Amalfi lemon. A delicious start to my evening meal...
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  •  30% Off Your Food Only

    • Get 30% off your Food Only when ordering a minimum of 2 courses from the A la Carte Menu.

      Max: 8 people

      Starts: 04 Apr 2014

      Expires: 30 Aug 2014

  •  Lobster Friday: From £15.95

    • One course only. Available for Fridays only.

      Max: 6 people

      Starts: 10 Jan 2014

      Expires: 30 Aug 2014

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