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Clos Maggiore

33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
+44 20 7379 9696
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“truffle mash” (50 reviews)
“tasting menu” (165 reviews)
“petit fours” (79 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely little quaint restaurant with exceptional food perfect for couples and a romantic evening. Waiting staff were very good. Cocktails could do with more variation, lot of syrup based drinks.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MavinderG
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked here in advance with a group of friends as we wanted to experience the ambiance the restaurant had to offer. Unfortunately we weren’t allowed to sit in the ambient part of the restaurant as there was 6 of us and they could only accommodate...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank karmaeventyr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second visit, both for a special occasion. In a city of fine dining options Clos stands in a class of its own. A classic example of you get what you pay for. Each dish is a mouth watering experience. The wine list is a tome...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank overtherainbow51
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For our last night in London, we made reservations several months in advance to dine at Clos Maggiore, in particular a table in their beautiful conservatory. Upon arrival we were seated in a small lounge at the front of house and then shown to our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SunnyCoastDiner
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lunch on Sunday for my boyfriend's birthday. A I made the reservation five months before, we were lucky enough to seat in the conservatory. The starter "hand picked crab" was delicious. We then took the sea trout and the angus short ribs, which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carole G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Undoubtedly Clos Maggiore has a beautiful ambience, but considering how hyped it is, and well reviewed, we expected a lot more. We requested a vegetarian tasting, booked over a month in advance (how is it so hard to get a reservation here?!), and the food...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank hkarani8
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love Clos Maggiore and dine here every time we are in London.Tonight was quite a different experience. There was a mouse right by our table. As the table cloths fall to the floor we did not know if tbe mouse ran under our table....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zanman92
David J, General Manager at Clos Maggiore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, At Clos Maggiore we take all matters of food safety extremely seriously and we employ both specialist pest control contractors and independent food and hygiene consultants to constantly monitor on a weekly basis our restaurant imposing the highest standards. We would like to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful food, lovely decor, but if you're not in the (much vaunted) Conservatory you'll be sitting in a library. We were upstairs, which was so quiet you felt like everyone else was listening to your conversation. The service was patchy, in that at times the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 775Antony
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cozy restaurant. Fantastic service. Excellent food. Had fish. It was fresh and cooked very well. Will go there again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vinod g
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't book here if it's important. We booked a table at the Conservatory more than 3 MONTHS in advance and they canceled the booking 3 DAYS before. We had to change the plans of our anniversary. We called them and we tried to find out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank madustoteles
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November 23, 2018|
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Response from stonellas | Reviewed this property |
Wolseley, the Ivy, Grill at the Dorchester, Kaspars at the Savoy
Evie S
October 9, 2018|
Response from janewoollcott | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry i really cannot remember. But im sure if you rang them up they are so nice on the phone they will tell you Sorry i cannot answer your question
July 30, 2018|
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Response from c0c0m0m | Reviewed this property |
I loved this restaurant for so many other reasons than the Conservatory. I believe it would mean a wait of several months to get a table in that location...very few tables in that room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $63
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
    (Bedford Street)
  • Public Transportation: Underground: Covent Garden, Charing Cross, Leicester Square
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 9696
  • E-mail
If romance is in the cards, London's most romantic restaurant is Covent Garden's multi award-winning Clos Maggiore. Echoing the charming country inns of Provence and Tuscany, the warmly muted decor, low lighting and welcoming log fire were clearly designed with love in mind. The skylight is surrounded with twining, flower-starred branches to resemble an Italianate courtyard, a delightful faux-rural treat in the city centre. Seasonally inspired classic French cuisine coupled with impeccable service is the order of the day at Clos Maggiore restaurant, with a focus on chic presentation and bold flavours. The range of menus include a six-course "tasting menu" featuring such dishes as "Seared Wild Scallops, Ratte Potato & Winter Truffle" and "Pan Roasted Fillet of Cornish Cod, Olive Oil & Basil Pomme Puree". In addition Clos Maggiore serves a reasonably priced, regularly changing set lunch and pre-theatre menus. To find the perfect complement Clos Maggiore's extensive cellar includes over 2500 labels and was extended earlier this year to include an additional 400 wines at a low - mid price range. They have recently been awarded the "The Grand Wine Award 2014" by the Wine Spectator - one of only 70 restaurants worldwide to receive this accolade. Clos Maggiore has been voted in the "Top Ten" categories for "Best French Restaurants", "Best Ambiance" and "Special Occasion Restaurants" by opentable. Toptable lists Clos Maggiore as one of the most highly rated dining venues in London and Square Meal lists Clos Maggiore as one of the best restaurants with Private Rooms.
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