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Le Bistro Savoir Faire

#229 of 17,575 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Bloomsbury
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42 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1EP, England
+44 20 7436 0707
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Long Melford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly I would like to say how friendly and accommodating all the staff were. I emailed the restaurant directly to book a table of 6 people for 5pm last Friday night and asked if this would give us enough time to eat and get to our show on time. They replied and said it was the perfect time. As it... More 

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Thank Clare N
Dakar
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stumbled across this gem by accident on a cold Saturday in December. They managed to fit us in - just - without booking and the fact that it was understandably busy all night. Feels like a great family French resto in all respects. Limited but high quality menu. My wife had the chicken livers and beef bourguinon, I had the... More 

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Antwerpen
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bistro is located not far from Tottenham Court Road underground station. It has a small upstairs space with another space downstairs. The menu is traditional bistro food and is good value. The two course lunch menu is about £14. The three of us had different choices with a vegetarian starter for one which was fresh and well dressed and... More 

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Thank Terry B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried to make a booking at this restaurant for a group of people from my office. The booking was accepted via a booking website this restaurant uses. However, when I called the restaurant directly to make a change to the booking (same day), I was told that they could not accommodate us at all because the space had been... More 

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Thank Alexandra B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here on a Saturday night having walked out of the Kingsley down the road and were found a table although they were quite busy. Lovely service delicious food, quirky devor and charming atmosphere.

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Hertfordshire
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late Sunday lunch here - it seemed fairly busy so I think we were lucky to get a table. Nice atmosphere - busy but friendly and slightly bohemian. Amusing décor, and very glad we were upstairs in the window. Downstairs might have been less fun. They do a set two course menu but we didn't really want... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I realise that most of the reviews about Le Bistro Savior Faire are positive and so I am going against the grain, but we were disappointed. The service was good but not really very friendly and I found the food to be average. The menu was a bit limited and so I had Steak which was OK, the potatoes not... More 

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Thank CarolBartlett
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great two course set menu meal here. The grilled mussels, kidneys and magret of duck were all excellent. Great value, great quality and friendly service. There were also French people eating in the bistro which is always a good sign. A great find in the heart of the city close to all the theatre.... More 

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Thank Karen C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy going evening. The atmosphere was excellent, and most importantly dishes were superb. As if we visited France again :)

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called again to Savoir Faire after the theatre and were not disappointed - this is a great little restaurant, sits on a corner, so always a view out of the window, it is cosy inside, there is a lovely atmosphere, the service is good, staff helpful and the food is excellent! Two of us chose Boeuf Bourguignon (again) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $32
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
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
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: +44 20 7436 0707

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