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Clos Maggiore

#60 of 17,851 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Covent Garden
As featured in Romantic Guide to London
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33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England (Bedford Street)
+44 20 7379 9696
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

7 of us visited this restaurant for the first time to celebrate a birthday. In the centre of Covent Garden we did not know what to exepect but feared the worse. However, we were extremely surprised. The restaurant is beautiful, the staff are friendly and very attentive and the food was fantastic. The biggest wine list you have ever seen... More 

Thank inikamozi
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my partner and was blown away by how delicious the food was. There is such a lovely atmosphere in the restaurant. We were seated upstairs which made the ehole experience even more romantic (although the conservatory downstairs is beautiful) service is impeccable too. I enjoyed almost of all the 6 courses tasting menu and was impressed... More 

Thank Benazir C
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful lunch at this beautiful restaurant yesterday before a London show. The Location is excellent , the ambience lovely and the food and service were just excellent. The Head Waiter was both charming and good fun. It is always very special when a return visit is a good as the previous one. Thank you - we will return... More 

Thank Padcock
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the most amazing Lamb I have ever eaten before in my life! I don't tend to dine in restaurants voted "the most romantic restaurant in the world" so I was worried I would be uncomfortable and stick out like a saw thumb, but the service was amazing! Actually rather funny at times. Food was exceptional couldn't recommend more!

1 Thank Knight93
Montpellier, France
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful food in a beautiful place The decor is intimate and is a great mix of English club and Italian country house. The food is classic international and of very high standard. Great for a romantic dinner or for eating after the theatre since it is conveniently situated at walking distance from a number of theatres and serves late. A... More 

Thank Anne Marie L
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away in Covent Garden, this fabulous restaurant offers a great overall dining experience. The wine list is extensive and well curated. The wines by the glass are also diverse and present the opportunity to try different combinations with food. Service is fantastic. Very friendly and yet with the right amount of formality. The food is amazing and represents excellent... More 

Thank Jairaj H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clos Maggiore has been on my list for a while so I was very pleased to book it up for my husband's birthday lunch on Monday. The beautiful setting, the attentive staff, the amazing wine list and not forgetting the delicious food and the finishing touch of a birthday plate all made for wonderful experience - highly recommended.

1 Thank Loops T
Barford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined her with friends who knew of this treasure in Convent Garden. Wow...... The magical setting in the conservatory, the food, the wait staff, the wine. All excellent. I will return here on my next visit, as this was a memorable dining experience. Well done to all of you.

Thank MissAnnie1955
Horley, Surrey
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had originally booked somewhere else but on the day we didn't fancy the menu. After searching the internet we found this restaurant. I am so glad we changed restaurants otherwise we would not have found this gem. Amazing wines by the glass and the food was amazing for a vegetarian and a carnivore. One of the best meals I... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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261 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined in the room with the flower ceiling and it was awesome. The service was great. It was a graduation dinner and they tried their best to make it special. The salmon and burrata were delicious. The cheese balls they serve were the best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$52 - US$65
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 King Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JD, England
    (Bedford Street)
  • Public Transportation: Underground: Covent Garden, Charing Cross, Leicester Square
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 9696
If romance is in the cards, London's most romantic restaurant is Covent Garden's multi award-winning Clos Maggiore. Echoing the charming country inns of Provence and Tuscany, the warmly muted decor, low lighting and welcoming log fire were clearly designed with love in mind. The skylight is surrounded with twining, flower-starred branches to resemble an Italianate courtyard, a delightful faux-rural treat in the city centre.

Seasonally inspired classic French cuisine coupled with impeccable service is the order of the day at Clos Maggiore restaurant, with a focus on chic presentation and bold flavours. The range of menus include a six-course "tasting menu" featuring such dishes as "Seared Wild Scallops, Ratte Potato & Winter Truffle" and "Pan Roasted Fillet of Cornish Cod, Olive Oil & Basil Pomme Puree". In addition Clos Maggiore serves a reasonably priced, regularly changing set lunch and pre-theatre menus.

To find the perfect complement Clos Maggiore's extensive cellar includes over 2500 labels and was extended earlier this year to include an additional 400 wines at a low - mid price range. They have recently been awarded the "The Grand Wine Award 2014" by the Wine Spectator - one of only 70 restaurants worldwide to receive this accolade.

Clos Maggiore has been voted in the "Top Ten" categories for "Best French Restaurants", "Best Ambiance" and "Special Occasion Restaurants" by opentable. Toptable lists Clos Maggiore as one of the most highly rated dining venues in London and Square Meal lists Clos Maggiore as one of the best restaurants with Private Rooms.

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Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

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