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Le Bistro Savoir Faire

#221 of 17,236 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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42 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
020 7436 0707
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A warm, comfortable restaurant in The West End of London. We were greeted with smiles and seated quickly. Our servers were both very sweet women and made us feel welcome. The food was wonderful. I had Sea Bass and my husband really enjoyed the steak. I would recommend this restaurant and I will return the next time we are in... More 

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Alnmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Smallish and family run, staff were friendly and helpful. Starters arrived quickly and were very tasty. The rib eye steak to follow for both of us was particularly good. Position for the Shaftesbury Theatre very handy.

Thank Kate P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a party of +20 people. I had to contact the restaurant some times prior to our dinner as the guest numbers changed continuously..they were nice and accommodating by email. When we arrived the only down point was that I had to insist to rearrange the tables so we can all be together (in the lower ground floor), but... More 

Thank Klinchan
Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the best meal my wife & I had in London. We arrived just after lunch service had ended (after a long day of wandering around the British Museum) and were still able to order off the lunch menu. We had the restaurant to ourselves for a little while and we felt welcome and very comfortable in the cozy... More 

Thank Robert R
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu is always absolutely amazing. I may say that there are some options which are not french, but they taste good. I think the restaurant should stay with the french only - just my opinion. The staff there is friendly but don't expect high levels of serving, however the lady (who I think is the chef and has always... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely little Bistro ! My partner and I live nearby and eat in the Savoir every fourth night and love it ! Excellent French food. Excellent service. 🔝 Lovely people .

Thank david d
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little place staff really friendly two minutes from theatre. Four of us went ,two had goats cheese and figs two kidneys as starters both top notch Main course all went for fish two plaice had three pieces and two sea bass again really good Had time so a bit greedy all had sweet two tart tatin and two chocolate... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with friends after a visit to the British Museum. Time was limited but we had pre-booked so no problem with a table for six. Most went for the set lunch which was excellently presented and great value for money right in the centre of London. Very helpful, accommodating staff in what must be a very busy restaurant... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I visit London I have to have my dinner here. Yesterday was the best by far. It is chic, there is a great buzz, the service is professional and friendly, but it is the food that is the best. Thank you again and I can't wait to come back!

Thank AbuDhabiJeff
Hastings, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here sandwiched between visiting the British Museum 5 minutes away. Good lunch selection and great value £14.90 two course lunch menu. Lovely ambience and great service from the French staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $30
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
  • Public Transportation: Half way between Tottenham court Road Station and Holborn Station.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: 020 7436 0707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Bloomsbury

Neighborhood Profile
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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