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Galvin Bar & Grill, London, Greater London
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Galvin Bar & Grill

4.5
4.5
290 Reviews
£41 and over
Grill
We are delighted to announce Chris and Jeff Galvin have now opened their new restaurant .

The Galvin brothers are taking a modern-day approach to the British bar and grill with a menu that focuses on ethically sourced produce. While rooted in British cooking, the menu will not be dedicated to traditional dishes, instead, drawing on other cultures to reflect the diversity of modern Britain. The menu will represent how the Galvins would like to see Britain today: ethical, generous and open.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Grill, Contemporary British, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:00 am–10:30 am Sat, Sun 7:30 am–11:00 am Lunch Wed–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Sun 12:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    020 7123 5000

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Neighborhood

    Bloomsbury

  • Cross street

    Russell Square and Guilford Street

  • Parking details

    The postcode for Kimpton Fitzroy London is WC1B 5BE and the nearest car park is at NCP London Brunswick Square (WC1N 1AF) or NCP London Bloomsbury Square (WC1A 2RJ). Both are located inside the London congestion zone.

  • Public transit

    Russell Square Underground station (Piccadilly line) is in 1 minute walking distance.<br />Bus stops for 91,168,68,59,91,14,19,188 all under 3 minutes walking distance. <br />Euston is 10 minute walking distance away.<br />King’s Cross St Pancras station is within 12 minute walking distance or 1 underground stop away from Russel Square Station.<br />Covent garden and the theater district is within 15 minutes walk or two underground stops away.<br />The British Museum is a short 5 minutes walk away.

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • Sundays at the Grill

    £29.50 per person

    Feb 6, 2022 - Feb 5, 2023
    Join us at Galvin Bar & Grill every Sunday for Britain’s most loved culinary tradition, Sunday lunch. Come along with family and friends to indulge in our Sunday Set Menu. Enjoy two courses for £29.50 or three courses for £38 per guest. Sunday Lunch at Galvin Bar & Grill is available from 12.30 to 3pm every Sunday.
  • Sundays at the Grill

    £39.50 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Choose two courses for £39.50 or three courses for £48 per person
  • Set Lunch Menu

    £20.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Choose Two courses for £20per person or | Three courses for £25 per person

What 290 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. 7

    70londiner

    London

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Lovely ambience good value for Sunday Lunch staff always very attentive
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful place. Amazing service. Professional staff. Food delicious. Definitely will be back.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was excellent, mushroom risotto was particularly good as was the tarte. Lovely cocktails. Attentive service. Food was delivered quickly and pipping hot. Will definitely be back.
  4. RW

    RobW

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Lovely dining room, very nice service. Easy to talk due partly to the higher ceiling. Oysters were magnificent, paired with the house champagne.
  5. TA

    TANGUYD

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 17, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Gavin Bar & Grill is a beautiful designed restaurant nested in the Fitzroy, the legendary hotel of Fitzrovia. Elegant, quiet, the Gavin Bar & Grill served us some posh dishes and a beautiful French wine from South of France. Rasteau! Service was smiling and serious. We had, my daughter and I a very nice moment. It was a bit chilly though and maybe that some light music could enhance the atmosphere.
  6. SH

    SteH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very understated restaurant. Excellent food and excellent service. Low key and quiet. Perfect for a quiet or romantic dinner.
  7. BM

    BMan

    London

    32 reviews

    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We dined on the set menu which offered good choice at a reasonable price if you can't stretch to the a la carte. Excellent wine menu & the measures of glass, 500ml or bottle is appreciated. Every single team member delivered impeccable service; special mention to Silvia, whose faultless, fantastic service elevated our experience. It was also my father's birthday & the team, especially Silvia, made it a true special occasion for him which was greatly appreciated.
  8. LB

    LBeak

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My friend and I had a brilliant time at Galvins. The decor is beautiful, the staff are lovely and the food is brilliant.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    14 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2023

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Ordered set lunch. Food was ok, but not exceptional. Service was a little slow at times with mixed service which contributed to this. Staff were incredibly polite and have rebooked based on this to try again. Beautiful restaurant.
  10. MX

    MonaXV

    London

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really enjoyed every bit of the experience. The waiting staff were friendly and I loved the special touches as it was my birthday. They left me a card and even wrote happy birthday in my dessert. Great wine, great food and great ambience! Would recommend.
  11. JM

    JessicaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    A really nice treat for a Sunday roast, I'd definiltey visit again
  12. J

    Juleskee

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    First time here good, service and surroundings excellent. Restaurant/ Hotel extremely quiet, although there was a train strike.
  13. A

    Anfz

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Really relaxing meal, had to wait for desserts which was odd as very quiet, tart tatin also arrived cold, but the staff were very friendly and we really enjoyed the evening.
  14. D

    Derek

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 3, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service in beautifully designed restaurant. What more can one ask for?
  15. LF

    LondonFanFee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 3, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Booked after a recommendation and we were highly impressed with the lovely service we received but most of all the friendliness of the staff! And of course the food was excellent too!
  16. JM

    JamesM

    Surrey

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent experience and very enjoyable
  17. J

    Joss

    London

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Wonderful setting, good vibe & chosen as daughters birthday. Service sadly disappointing. After 30mins, all we had been given was water & menus. I had to chase, then got a drink, further chase for 2 others. Starters arrived & needed more bread as had finished. Rest of food excellent, just all slow. Complementary birthday sweet was nice touch. Bill included service 12.5% which I would argue not deserved. Was also asked if wanted to add a gratuity!!! Shame as had high expectations.
  18. RO

    ROBERTG

    London

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Spent New Year here. Food excellent & well presented. Special thanks to Francesco & all the staff that worked hard to keep us all happy.
  19. m

    markh

    Singapore

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Very good, relaxed evening. Nice ambience, great food and the staff were excellent.
  20. P

    Pegs

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    Beautiful place in a very very beautiful hotel, but the food was not what we expected. The service was very good. The place has potential to be one of a kind, but it needs to make great steps regarding the food .
  21. SU

    SusanU

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A superb early family New Year’s Eve dinner with several teens. The entire family enjoyed the experience and rated it one of the best dinners ever. Wonderful menu, delicious food, excellent service and a thoroughly enjoyable time. Thanks and happy new year!
  22. T

    Tommo

    London

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Magical experience on New Year's Eve - beautiful setting, excellent menu served by friendly and attentive staff !
  23. LN

    LizN

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved everything about our dinner!! No complains at all
  24. HH

    HelenH

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service, food and ambience. We could not fault it. The Lunch set menu is great Value for Money. One of our party has food intolerances and the staff were ultra helpful and knowledgeable about the ingredients in each dish. They offered and produced substitutions to accommodate without hesitation. Exactly what you would expect from an establishment such as this.
  25. DD

    DonikaD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Superb food and staff. Very well organised and a beautiful space. Highly recommended, we will visit again.
  26. MW

    MaxW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, venue and ambience were perfect. My partner and I were celebrating our anniversary and the staff had arranged a card, champagne and dessert. Francesco and Alex were fantastic! Thank you all for making our evening so special.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Pretty convenient for our dinner since we were staying at the hotel before a show. Food was good. Server was aloof and unhelpful.
  28. R

    Rafael

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service Amazing staff Fenomenal food. We came with little time and the staff fixed us in less than 1 hour.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Vacation dinner
  30. AD

    AndreaD

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Yesterday was my first visit to Galvin Bar & Grill. We had an excellent meal, wonderful service and the restaurant was very comfortable . We will be going back again soon.
  31. m

    munchies1

    London

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Beautiful setting, attentive staff. Food was very tasty and filling. Just the right amount of music, very pleasant. Only downside staff wearing trainers but can if I was standing all day it's understandable
  32. SF

    StevenF

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An absolutely 5 star experience. Beautiful interior, fabulous food and awesome service- thank you Sara, Renu and the sommelier who we didn’t get the name. We’ll be back.
  33. AB

    AndyB

    London

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service - and top quality food at a great price in an amazing environment. Had a family sunday lunch here - everyone loved it, great options for carnivores and vegans alike.
  34. BG

    BenG

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely evening. Great service, delicious steaks and wine
  35. AS

    AntheaS

    Buckinghamshire

    21 reviews

    3.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    The staff were fantastic. The rating reflected the fact that the restaurant was cold.
  36. EF

    ElizabethF

    London

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    I love the Galvin restaurants and this was the first time I had been to this one. The food was the usual high standard, and the room is very grand. The staff were all very friendly, however the service was really, really slow. My husband had to get up 3 times to find someone to ask for our wine for the table.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    A somewhat limited Sunday Lunch menu with one (out of four) desserts sold out and the dining room was very cold. On arrival we were told the bar was closed, but 10 minutes later people were being served drinks there!
  38. RJ

    RobJ

    Kyoto

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Excellent setting and excellent food. Service was a little off to begin with but once table moved from blasting cold radiators it was great
  39. N

    Natalie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Thank you Galvin Bar & Grill, your team made myself and my mother feel very welcome there. The hotel and interiors are stunning. We had the crab and sea trout and steak tartare for starters; the former was noticeably fresh and tasty, the latter had lots of flavour - the best steak tartare I've tasted. The roast beef was cooked just right, no need for it be cooked well done and the portions were enough; same for the apple crumble, which was lovely. The only two things I'd ask for in future is that (a) the main and dessert be a little warmer and (b) the heating needs to be turned up! Maybe both were affected by the pre-snow temperatures and the dining room is a very large and tall room and not much can be done about it. I'd come back again when it's warmer, but neither of these things should put anyone off from booking a table here. It got very busy by about 2pm on a Sunday; I think its popularity is justified. Thanks again!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was my husband’s birthday and we made a last minute booking. I have to say this was one of the best dining experiences we have had in London (and we go out a lot!). The staff were attentive, caring and knowledgeable. They made sure my 3 year old was well looked after and had his food ready before ours to ensure we had a good meal. We will definitely return and recommend this to anyone with children. Thank you Team Galvin (Sara and Arban) for making our day so special! Bandini

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Galvin Bar & Grill is rated 4.5 stars by 290 OpenTable diners.

Galvin Bar & Grill does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Galvin Bar & Grill

1-8 Russell Square, London, Greater London WC1B 5BE

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Russell Square and Guilford Street

  • Neighborhood

    Bloomsbury

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:00 am–10:30 am Sat, Sun 7:30 am–11:00 am Lunch Wed–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Sun 12:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Grill, Contemporary British, Steak

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    The postcode for Kimpton Fitzroy London is WC1B 5BE and the nearest car park is at NCP London Brunswick Square (WC1N 1AF) or NCP London Bloomsbury Square (WC1A 2RJ). Both are located inside the London congestion zone.

  • Public transit

    Russell Square Underground station (Piccadilly line) is in 1 minute walking distance.Bus stops for 91,168,68,59,91,14,19,188 all under 3 minutes walking distance. Euston is 10 minute walking distance away.King’s Cross St Pancras station is within 12 minute walking distance or 1 underground stop away from Russel Square Station.Covent garden and the theater district is within 15 minutes walk or two underground stops away.The British Museum is a short 5 minutes walk away.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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