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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 #607 of 17,940 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $39
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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited this lovely little place after a tiring day, cold, hungry and tired. We were greeted with a warm smile from the friendly staff and felt like we were in France. It is a very small, welcoming place and, although full, the service and food were first-class. We loved the aubergine cannelloni and stuffed artichoke starters. Mains were varied and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I knew this place would be special when the waitress rudely asked me to move my bag which was in her way. 'A way' she never walked past again. The service was perfunctory and the restaurant lacked any real atmosphere - at the height of the Christmas season the place was fairly empty and even the party poppers on our... More 

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UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We went to this little French restaurant on Saturday night for a family Christmas celebration, there were 15 of us but this didn't faze the waiting staff (one of which was part of the family who own this lovely little bistro). Anyway, the food was simply delicious, stunning in fact and the taste more than matched the presentation. I recommend... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

One of the worst meals we have eaten in London in the past 10 years - most London restaurants no longer serve food at this level I wish we had gone somewhere else

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great welcome, attentive and friendly service in a relaxed environment and a really interesting 3 course £30 menu make this a real find for just off the theatre area.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I'd made a booking online hoping for some classic French food, I'm not sure it was that, but it was absolutely delicious. I had a duck starter, with pear and a walnut salad. I've never had duck with so much flavour, honestly incredible. For main I had a lamb shank which just fell apart, was incredibly tasty and even the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A good French restaurant in the center of London for a really affordable price, 25£ - 35£ per person. Not a very big place, ideal for small groups or couples.

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Rotherham, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had a pre-theatre meal here on the strength of TripAdvisor reviews and it was really good. The place has a very welcoming atmosphere and we felt as though we were in France (Where we eat regularly). The menu was small but varied & was excellent value for the quality & flavours. A pity it's too far from home to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had our team Christmas meal here and WOW - the best one we have ever been to, not your usual run of the mill. Will be back for sure. The staff were attentive without being over zealous or too friendly. The food was inspired and with the right portion size to ensure every course was perfect.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant looking for dinner before going to see a show at Shaftesbury Theatre. This restaurant is a two minute walk from the theatre so perfect location. The restaurant has a cozy welcoming atmosphere, the staff were very helpful and the food was delicious. I will definitely return and would recommend everyone to give it a try.... 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 - 39
Cuisine: French

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