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The Palomar Restaurant

) #169 of 18,119 Restaurants in London ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,
34 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DN, England
+44 20 7439 8777
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“polenta” (105 reviews)
“bread” (72 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
34 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fascinating place offering very tasty food in a noisy but energizing environment. Service can appear to be a bit casual but turned out to be efficient and knowledgeable. The challenge comes in deciding just how many dishes to order - we probably...More

Thank howcrab
Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend and his wife had been for lunch and he had been very keen for us to go too, even encouraging us by giving us the book for Xmas (thanks S!). However, I could tell that he had downgraded his opinion somewhat when the...More

Thank fromOxfordwithlove
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had tickets to The Book of Mormon and was looking for a good place to eat around the theatre and found The Palomar through my internet search. It's a small restaurant, so definitely recommend that you sit at the counter. Best atmosphere as you...More

Thank MunkyMama68
Reviewed 1 week ago

It took a long time get a booking and it is worth visiting, but maybe a little bit too much hype. The service was good, the setting lovely, the food good. It is small and you are super close to the neighbour's table, the other...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily we managed to reserve a bar seat. great food. wonderful atmosphere. best chefs. Never to be missed. reserve At least 4 weeks in advance

Thank Michals1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on Father's Day, had their recipe book and loved the look of their food so had to pay a visit. We weren't disappointed. Initial impressions were great, we were a little early for our booking, but it wasn't a problem, very friendly...More

Thank Horsham_Matt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Palomar is tiny and you may have to wait to get in, but it's worth it! Every dish is sublime in this place. The chargrilled octopus is probably the best I have ever eaten and the bread and salads were delicious. Some really unusual dishes...More

Thank halesbernicecrystal
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is delicious and if money was endless i would eat here very regularly. Great atmosphere, we sat at the bar watching food being prepared which was fun. Obviously in large groups this probably is not ideal

Thank londontownlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious and is served very quickly. Very fresh and correct ingredients and flavors, makes you indulge on every bite you take. Shame there are not so many bites to take as the portions are rather smallish. The prices are on the higher...More

Thank Jenk J
Reviewed 1 week ago

...If only i could eat there everyday = :) The food was amazing, service was amazing, dessert was amazing, up to the point you come with your date and you suddenly stop talking and just eat...

Thank Parisianforaday
Nearby
Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
...More
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Ruby11f
will the restaurant open on christmas day and boxing day?
October 1, 2016|
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Response from v8jns | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I have only just seen your message. I am afraid I do not know the answer but I would very much doubt it. Jo
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Fergal K
is it near the apollo theatre?
March 28, 2016|
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Response from TRUsocial | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely! The Apollo is on Shaftesbury Avenue, and The Palomar is on a side street off of this - probably less than a 2-3 minute stroll. I'd recommend it, truly.
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Is there a dress code? Are jeans allowed?
March 9, 2016|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
I remember it being casual, although we 'dressed' up a bit. However, we went for lunch. Might be best to check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7439 8777
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