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L'Albufera Restaurant

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Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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Melia White House Hotel | Albany Street, London NW1 3UP, England
+44 20 7391 3000
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Description: Surrounded by the 4-star luxury of the Melia White House hotel, L'Albufera...
Surrounded by the 4-star luxury of the Melia White House hotel, L'Albufera serves exciting Spanish cuisine in an effortlessly elegant setting. Awarded 2 coveted AA Rosettes, L'Albufera blends the country's vibrant customs with a contemporary edge, offering dishes like the Cuttlefish Ink Croquettes with All-i-Oli and Yuzu Lime; Grilled Scallops with Passion Fruit Emulsion accompanied of Sauteed Endives; Cold Gazpacho with Cucumber Sorbet, Sun Blush Tomato, Iberian Ham and Olive Oil; Lobster Paella; Ox Tail Mellow Rice; Slow Cooked Suckling Pig with Fresh Figs, Artichoke Textures and Tarragon Jus; Grilled Red Mullet with Sea Urchin and Cuttlefish Ink Risotto accompanied with Pan Fried Tagliatelle; Tuna Tataki Marinated in Soya Sauce, on a Bed of Garlic Almond Puree and Salmon Fish Roe; Grilled Turbot on Battered Potato Stew and Roasted Baby Vegetables, Hot Chocolate Mouse with 3 Homemade Spanish Churros (Mint, Saffron and Strawberry) or Lemon Posset with Almond Crumble Topping and Passion Fruit Foam.
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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food and the manager was very perfessional and excelent with my two children.

We arrived at the restaurant and we was greeted by the Manager he was very friendly and excellent with my children,nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing the wine list was great too and the service was second to none. What a lovely restaurant and we will 100% be going back. Having... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Dwood1979
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Morley
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English first
Morley
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We arrived at the restaurant and we was greeted by the Manager he was very friendly and excellent with my children,nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing the wine list was great too and the service was second to none. What a lovely restaurant and we will 100% be going back. Having visited many restaurants in hotels this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

You are assured of a warm welcome and great Spanish hospitality. This is our 2nd visit and the food does not disappoint. Do try the Iberian ham, wafer thin and mouth watering! The beetroot carpaccio with soft brie and prawns is another great starter. The mains are equally good, grilled pork, duck breast...spoilt for choice. The Valentine desserts were nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Had a dining experience voucher for the tasting menu at this restaurant. Food was absolutely incredible, didnt look like a huge amount of food but was extremely filling. The menu involved four courses of Tapas, Oxtail Risotto then Sea Bream and Berry Soup for dessert. Service was impeccable, would highly recommend!

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Being from Spain and coming from the region of Valencía which is known for paella I can say this is by far the best paella experience I've had outside of Spain.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

From the octopus starter to the suckling pig main course, words are not enough to express the euphoria I experienced with this meal. I wouldn't have minded without the dessert, with the chocolate fondant but I didn't mind as I was so blown away. Friends had for starters a burrata and bisque, which was beautiful - especially the burrata with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

they took some 'traditional' food but made it chic and special. Loved it! Service was great and the wine was special....and not expensive. It was a 3 course menu for 26 pounds sterling, a bargain.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Good was really good, staff very attentive yet unobtrusive. Excellent wine list and fantastic value for money. Would visit again!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great food and friendly staff. A good place with a relaxing atmosphere to meet with family/friends for an evening. Spanish restaurant with a good selection of dishes. Good value for money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great hotel, the restaurant is well layed out with plenty of space between tables, unfortunately the food let it down, I had the pate it was so over cooked it tasted bitter, the main corse was meant to have roasted veg with it I got two tiny slices of aubergine and that was it, overall very disappointing, only had a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

10 of us dine, 6 had meat dishes and all over cooked. Very bland and dry and food lacked flavour. Service was ok, but the experience lacked those little touches & surprises I.e bread selections, tasting dishes etc.. The whole party was disappointed at the end, so a consensus of bad feelings and disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Melia White House Hotel | Albany Street, London NW1 3UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Neighborhood: Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7391 3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 45 - 76
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Surrounded by the 4-star luxury of the Melia White House hotel, L'Albufera serves exciting Spanish cuisine in an effortlessly elegant setting. Awarded 2 coveted AA Rosettes, L'Albufera blends the country's vibrant customs with a contemporary edge, offering dishes like the Cuttlefish Ink Croquettes with All-i-Oli and Yuzu Lime; Grilled Scallops with Passion Fruit Emulsion accompanied of Sauteed Endives; Cold Gazpacho with Cucumber Sorbet, Sun Blush Tomato, Iberian Ham and Olive Oil; Lobster Paella; Ox Tail Mellow Rice; Slow Cooked Suckling Pig with Fresh Figs, Artichoke Textures and Tarragon Jus; Grilled Red Mullet with Sea Urchin and Cuttlefish Ink Risotto accompanied with Pan Fried Tagliatelle; Tuna Tataki Marinated in Soya Sauce, on a Bed of Garlic Almond Puree and Salmon Fish Roe; Grilled Turbot on Battered Potato Stew and Roasted Baby Vegetables, Hot Chocolate Mouse with 3 Homemade Spanish Churros (Mint, Saffron and Strawberry) or Lemon Posset with Almond Crumble Topping and Passion Fruit Foam.

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