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28 July 2014
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Galvin Bistrot de Luxe two stars

020 3641 8321

66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ

£49.00 French Marylebone

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  • Wine: £18.00
  • Champagne: £46.00
  • Lunch: £19.50 (3 courses)
  • Dinner: £21.50 (3 courses)
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12N-2.30pm (Sun -3pm) 6-10.30pm (Thurs-Sat -10.45pm Sun -9.30pm)

Square Meal Review of Galvin Bistrot de Luxe ?

Jam-packed, deafeningly noisy and yet irresistibly romantic, the Galvin brothers’ original hit fully lives up to its billing: ‘it ain’t a bistrot for no reason’, notes one reader, referring to the bluster-free vibe, hectic pace and sure-footed, ‘very French’ food. Wood panelling and tightly packed white-dressed tables set the tone, and the menu is stuffed full of deftly executed Gallic classics including juicy snails, steak tartare and daube of beef. The signature lasagne of Dorset crab with beurre nantaise is an alluringly wobbly, generous stack with a moat of herb-flecked cream sauce (‘small but perfect, much like Kylie Minogue’, notes one drooling fan), and whole fish is a highlight – perhaps lemon sole with brown shrimps, beurre noisette and crisp green samphire. To finish, make time for the tarte Tatin or accept a visit from the ever-welcome cheese trolley. The good-value wine list is tailor-made for loosening tongues – so be prepared for some cross-table earwigging.

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  1. Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

    66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ
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    Tatiana M.
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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 6
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 9

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    Alex S.
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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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  3. Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

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    Clare G.
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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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    66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ
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    Charles B.
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    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 5
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 9

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  5. Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

    66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ
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    Emily R.
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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 5
    • Service: 2
    • Atmosphere: 5
    • Value: 2

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    Carl Johan
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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 7

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  7. Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

    66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ
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    Colm H.
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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 1
    • Atmosphere: 3
    • Value: 4

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    66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ
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    Steve W.
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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  1. It’s the sort of place you could take your grandmother. Or someone really dull. It won’t scare them. Unusually, there were a lot of people there over the age of 50 which is always an unexpected pleasure in a Central London restaurant these days especially since I am approaching a milestone birthday of my own and need to know where these places are. Perhaps the oldies like it because this isn’t trendy or quirky and doesn’t have any gimmicks. Or play any music. It’s a simple brasserie, reasonably priced and with competent service. It’s the very first in the Galvin chain and very different to the other Galvin offerings...
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Le Bar at Bistrot de Luxe: This private area seats up to 22 seated guests, or 30 at a canapé reception. Choose from a selection of set menus, with wine recommendations from the head sommelier. Room hire £200.

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Chris & Jeff Galvin

Galvin Bistrot de Luxe’s Chef - Galvin Bistrot de Luxe chef Chris & Jeff Galvin The past 12 months have seen the Galvin brothers win yet more plaudits in culinary circles. Galvin at Windows at the London Hilton on Park Lane was awarded a Michelin star, while Galvin Bistrot de Luxe continues to gain fame as an intestimable big-city eatery. In 2009 Chris & Jeff launched Galvin La Chapelle - their first foray into the Square Mile. It's been a seamless transition from employees to burgeoning restaurateurs for the brothers, who launched Bistrot in 2005 & Windows in 2006. Before that, Chris was picking up acclaim at former Conran eatery Orrery & A-list hangout The Wolseley, while Jeff held a Michelin star for five years when he was executive chef at L'Escargot.
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Essential Details for Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

  • Address: 66 Baker Street, London W1U 7DJ
  • Telephone: 020 3641 8321
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  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12N-2.30pm (Sun -3pm) 6-10.30pm (Thurs-Sat -10.45pm Sun -9.30pm)
  • Capacities: Private room for 22 people
  • Restaurant Facilities: Alfresco dining area
  • Cuisine: French
  • Area: Marylebone
  • Price: £49.00
  • Wine: £18.00
  • Champagne: £46.00
  • Lunch: £19.50 (3 courses)
  • Dinner: £21.50 (3 courses)

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