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“Really good food and value.”
Review of Mediterranean Cafe

Mediterranean Cafe
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Ranked #625 of 23,677 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $27
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Soho
Description: We are an independant Soho restaurant in the heart of London's popular West End. Established in 1987, The Mediterranean Cafe is an oasis of calm in an area known for it's vibrancy. We specialise in the food you'll find throughout the warm Mediterranean: from meze to falafel, succulent steaks to beautifully grilled fish and seafood.Our food is fresh and carefully sourced. We buy our produce at markets around London - Billingsgate, Smithfields and Covent Garden - and take great care creating tasty meals. Whether you drop in or book you'll always get a warm welcome from us.
Reviewed June 26, 2014

You'll find dozens of places to eat (much more expensively!) like this in southern Europe, but very few in London! The unstuffy atmosphere and warmly casual welcome belie a highly professional standard of service and food that is unpretentious but of high quality.

At my last visit three of us had lunch. The three course "set menu" at under £10.00 (14 starters and around 20 main courses) provided each of us with a wide range of tantalising choices but so pleased were we with our meals that we shall certainly return soon. There is a copious a la carte menu, a comprehensive list of wines at realistic restaurant prices and excellent coffees of choice.

Altogether a very pleasant dining experience with more than a touch of the Med. .

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Thank John H
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

I have visited this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. The food is fresh and of an excellent quality. There is a large choice in the set menu (lunch or dinner)- 2 or 3 courses, and an extensive a la carte menu too. All the staff, chefs, waiters, & waitresses are very welcoming, and you are never rushed.
Perfect rest from a shopping trip in Oxford Street - or just a wander through Soho!
Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Lesley C
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MedCafeSoho, Owner at Mediterranean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2014

Hi Lesley, thanks for writing your kind words. We hope to see you wander in from your shopping trips again soon. Great that we are your oasis from hectic Oxford Street :-)

Ali

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Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was enchanted to come across this restaurant which serves an excellent mixture of Turkish, Greek and English food. There is so much to choose from that it is very difficult to select a dish. On the night I went with a friend, we both decided on the Mixed Meze to start with, which comprised Tzatsiki, Falafel and Dolma with Tabuleh. It was delicious. We followed this with Seabass and Salad for myself and the Vegetarian Moussaka, with Rice and Salad, for my friend - equally delicious - accompanied with a bottle of red house wine. This restaurant was set up in 1987 but, with its decor, it very much reminds me of a cross between Soho in the sixties and a Greek Taverna. It is a warm friendly place, with extremely good service and a great menu and it is very reasonably priced. Do give it a try.

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Thank jacquiecapri
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MedCafeSoho, Owner at Mediterranean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2014

You're very kind jacquiecapri. We pride ourselves on the dishes you chose, so very happy you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon.

Ali

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Reviewed June 19, 2014

My friend and I decided to stop for lunch at this quaint little restaurant and went for the lunch menu. It was good value, about 10 pounds for 2 courses however the pasta they served me were undercook and when I asked for a substitute the pasta came back still undercook.
Having said that, my friend's dish, which was roast chicken was really good. However overall the service was slow and the restaurant was too cramped.
Would not recommend

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Thank shadowcheah
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MedCafeSoho, Owner at Mediterranean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2014

We remember you coming to eat with us. We're never happy when a customer isn't satisfied with the food we create, so sad that your experience didn't live up to top notch expectation. We very much hope you come back and try us again. Feel free to make any special request when you order. Ali.

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Reviewed June 10, 2014

Came here on Saturday night with 5 friends for meal after reading the reviews on here and definitely wasn't dissapointed! The quality of the food was excellent and the price was really good considering you are in the centre of soho! We all had 2 - 3 courses and a couple of bottles of wine which only came to £25 each!

As well as the food, the atmosphere was great and we were welcomed by a very attentive host.

We have all said that it's a shame we don't live near by as we'd like to make it a regular haunt! Next time we're in London we'll be back!

Thank you for a great evening!

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Thank Emmahold
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MedCafeSoho, Owner at Mediterranean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2014

We love to welcome back new and regular customers alike. We're so happy you might make us one of your regular London haunts. See you all again soon we hope. Ali.

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