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Le Bistro Savoir Faire

#212 of 17,075 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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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time I am in London I call in because I know there will be a friendly reception and good food/wine. It is good to have some where that you can rely on for a consistent 'nice place to be'. I have recommended this place to my friends for years.

Thank Dillon101
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Value for central London - tasty, simple food, well cooked. Pleasant service. Menu was simple, not too many choices, but enough. Great location as well.

Thank Dermot S
Caythorpe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have met upbeat hour children many times whilst they study and now work on London... We have always had a very good meal and excellent service! Well done again Savour Faire... Thank you!

Thank Hilary G
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have had two wonderful evenings in this restaurant and looking forward to many more. On the first occasion we we were four adults meeting up for a catch up. We had top rate food, delicious wine and enjoyed a really pleasant evening. We felt very unhurried and we ended up staying for hours. The atmosphere is relaxed and we... More 

Thank Carina W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice experience there, we enjoyed the sunshine and nice view, lovely food, not experience price, romantic atmosphere, and the waitresses are super kind. Would like to go there again.

Thank andreea4967
Midhurst, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for somewhere to eat near the British Museun and this one came up on trip advisor. The service is great, the food is great , the decor is quirky and you feel like you are in Paris for a very reasonable price. Try it!

Thank CMAB31
Southampton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this gem of a "French" restaurant late in the evening after the theatre. Garlic bread with coffee, obligingly served, just quelled the pre-bed hunger pangs. The next evening we went there for a proper meal and are delighted to report the food is delicious. I said "French" because the manager is French but the menu has some... More 

Thank Tropicus
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us booked a table with a day's notice. The basement was fairly empty when we enetered but by eight it was packed and rightly so. Choice of set, vegetarian and light menus which cater for most tastes. This felt like a proper bistro and the food was spot on - classic French fare simply and correctly executed. Excellent... More 

Thank DaviddwrOwen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a Friday night and even though we arrived 30 minutes early for our booking they were more than happy to seat us there and then. Staff overall were competent and very friendly. The atmosphere was calm and relaxed even though diners were arriving often into the smaller dining area on the top floor. In terms of... More 

Thank Tommy W
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the late lunch menu with friends. The table for the 4 of us had been booked a long way in advance. This was my fourth visit! Great service from lovely staff, excellent food and good value. My favourite restaurant in London. Well done, keep up the good value menu!

Thank TravelBedfordshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $33
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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