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Le Bistro Savoir Faire

42 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
020 7436 0707
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Ranked #715 of 18,149 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $38
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
Holborn
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Half way between Tottenham court Road Station and Holborn Station.
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London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I have to give this restaurant another thumbs up! Went there earlier this week and tucked into wonderfully rich goose rillettes, my favourite lamb shank and more divine dark chocolate mousse. Had the pleasure of meeting the owners, Max & Irene whom I begged to never take the lamb shank off the menu! Hope to keep coming for years to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Recommended by concierge after last second request for a spot close by for a nice lunch. Food was actually tasty. Had spiced cumin-carrot soup to start. Full of flavour, nice texture. Then had their veggie pancake roulade. Think veggie mix rolled into thin pancake and served with nice tomato based sauce. Surprisingly good dish! Service was friendly. Lunch menu of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I have been eating in Savoir Faire since 1999 and it has never failed to please. The food is consistently good, the atmosphere relaxed, staff are impeccably polite whilst also warm and friendly. It has never felt crowded, even on busier occasions and has the perfect mix of intimacy and lively. I have taken friends, family and lovers there and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I've been coming here one and off for years, but am prompted to write a review by two really excellent recent experiences. The first was a pre-Christmas meal with work colleagues. The Christmas menu was excellent value and offered everyone, even the veggies, plenty of choice for each course. On the night the resturant was busy, but our waitress coped... More 

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Cleobury Mortimer, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went to Savoir Faire after going to watch Les Mis on Shaftsbury Avenue. It was a 5 minutes walk. We were warmly welcomed and given an excellent table. Our reservation was the last of the night at 2245. We had Kir Royale & Champagne while we looked at the menu. The food was good, served quickly and excellent value.... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We came across this restaurant whilst going to the museum - fantastic. The food was excellent (although mine came out cold initially they sorted it immediately), the menu fixed price was good value but the real star was the wine - seriously nice bottle of wine and at a fantastically good price - not saying which one it was for... More 

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chester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Well what can I say. Food absolutely fantastic. Service diabolical. Not once asked if everything was ok. Order some sides never came. Finished our bottle of wine. Not asked if we wanted another drink for 30 minutes or so. All the waiting on staff and chef just stood around chatting the whole time. If you want to survive and stay... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have lunch here after a few recommendations. You have the choice of lunch at menu, 2 courses for £14.50. We had chicken pate and lamb kidneys as starters, duck and pork as a mains. All the food was great, good flavours, tender and good portions for the price. Service friendly but a bit slow as wasn't busy but you... More 

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sussex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We arrived at 5:30pm for a pre-theatre meal. Service from the 2 waitresses was efficient and accompanied by many a smile. The food was particularly tasty and the whole experience was exactly what one would ask for in a pre-theatre meal. We will return again, happily.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We booked this restaurant for a 50th Birthday celebration on the recommendation of a friend, who was actually dining with us on this occasion. On arrival we were shown to our table in the pleasant basement dining area and offered the menu and drinks menu. We were advised that there was no lamb shank or boeuf bourginon, which was disappointing... More 

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Additional Information about Le Bistro Savoir Faire

Address: 42 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
Phone Number: 020 7436 0707
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury / Holborn
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 38
Cuisine: French

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