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“Delicious!”

The Blue Door Bistro
Ranked #266 of 22,367 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $45 - $77
Cuisines: European, British, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
Description: The Blue Door Bistro provides a welcoming and informal bistro-style setting, with a fantastic menu to match. Light and airy at lunchtime and warm, cosy and candlelit by evening, the room is decorated on three sides with an antique panoramic view of London circa 1849: together with the rich mahogany panelled walls, effective use of mirrored glass, and contemporary wrought iron wall lights, an ambience rooted in the hotel's location is beautifully achieved. Executive chef, Martin Halls, used the finest of seasonal British ingredients, seasoned with the freshest of herbs from Chef's kitchen garden. With a wide range of vegetarian dishes and salads, commended with an AA rosette for its cuisine, you can rely on good honest food and impeccable service. We only use free range eggs and are committed to using sustainable fisheries for our fish supplies.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Amazing food and amazing service. The scallops I had were so huge and juicy and the pumpkin risotto was delicious with actual big chunks of pumpkin in it. I can't recommend it enough.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Melaina25
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Blue_Door_Manager, Manager at The Blue Door Bistro, responded to this review, November 29, 2012
Dear guest,

I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your Dinner experience at the Blue Door Bistro.

I was especially thrilled to hear that you found the food to be excellent and it is equally pleasing to read that the staff were helpful and attentive

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Blue Door Bistro soon.

Kind regards,
Peter Bradley
Food and Beverage Manager
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Bermuda
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great spot”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Was there on a Monday night so not the busiest, but had the oysters to start - Yum - and a great rib-eye steak (for England) - lots to drink and the two of us spent GBP140 which isn't bad for a dinner in the City!!

Visited October 2012
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Thank MrBillTong
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Blue_Door_Manager, Manager at The Blue Door Bistro, responded to this review, November 9, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your dinner experience at the Blue Door Bistro. I was extremely happy that you found the food offering to be great

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Blue Door Bistro
Kind regards

Peter Bradley

Food and Beverage Manager
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San Francisco, California
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306 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
“Outstanding Food and Service”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

I recently ate at The Blue Door Bistro while traveling for work. This is a restaurant in the Montague on the Gardens, which too is outstanding. The food and service was fantastic, my entree was absolutely fantastic. The atmosphere is wonderful and you have several different areas to choose from to dine in. I started in the dining room and had desert and cappuccino in the bar area. Definitely recommended even if you are not staying at the hotel it is worth a visit for sure.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank hdblue
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Blue_Door_Manager, Manager at The Blue Door Bistro, responded to this review, November 9, 2012
Thank you for your lovely review of The Blue Door Bistro.

I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your dinner experience at the Blue Door Bistro. I was especially thrilled to hear that you found the food and the service from the staff to be excellent and it is equally pleasing to read that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the different areas of the Hotel.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to The Blue Door Bistro.

Kind regards

Peter Bradley

Food and Beverage Manager
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Essex
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

We've been coming here regularly since I've been coming into Lonodn on a monthly basis for meetings at Russell Square. Husband found this when we felt like something a bit more extravagant and it was really nice. We became regular customers - but then had a bit of a gap after which the staff had all changed. Still found the same comfort and luxury and the new staff as friendly as the old. Its a good option for when meeting up with friends as the service is reliable. Its a while since we last went there, but going again tomorrow so will update if any thing changed!

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank MopsyEssex
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Blue_Door_Manager, Manager at The Blue Door Bistro, responded to this review, October 22, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your praising feedback following your return visit to the Blue Door Bistro .

I was thrilled to hear that on your recent visit our service levels and hospitality remained consistently high and that on this occasion.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Blue Door Bistro very soon

Kind regards,
Peter Bradley

Food and Beverage Manager
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Recommended.”
Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Really nice restaurant with atmosphere. My wife and I went for a lunch and was delighted. A bit pricey, but excellent service and friendly personell. Recommended.

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Blue_Door_Manager, Manager at The Blue Door Bistro, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Thank you for your lovely review of The Blue Door Bistro.

I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your Lunch experience at the Blue Door Bistro. I was especially thrilled to hear that you found the food and the service from the staff to be excellent

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to The Blue Door Bistro.

Kind regards,

Peter Bradley

Food and Beverage Manager
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