Mere

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MERE is husband and wife team, Monica and David Galetti's first restaurant.

Spread over two floors, this Fitzrovia-based restaurant is the brainchild of Monica Galetti who is featuring as a judge on the BBC's MasterChef The Professionals.

The restaurant itself serves traditional, simple dishes that have been delicately tweaked and modified to Galetti's liking. Nestled above the spacious basement restaurant is the bar, which serves light snacks and an array of delectable cocktails.
Monica's husband, David Galetti, is in charge of the Front of House at Mere, using his years of experience as an expert sommelier to create a wine selection along side his head Sommelier Sandra that perfectly balances with the seasonal dishes on offer.

Specials

Business Lunch: 2/3 courses £29/£35

From a set menu. For bookings of over 4, credit card details are required.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: March 27, 2019

Ends: April 15, 2020

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00PM-1:45PM

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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Sat 12:00PM - 1:45PM

What 1703 People Are Saying
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OT
London
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience - Thankyou

OT
Brighton
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service from a young and friendly team, superb food (hokey pokey was to die for) and we had a great corner table which looked out across the restaurant.

JH
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a really lovely evening. Tasting menu with wine flight. All six courses were beautiful and delicious and well paired with the wine. Staff were friendly and attentive leading to a very relaxed evening.

n
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Beautiful restaurant. Staff treated us like royalty. Beautiful table and my husband was spoilt on his birthday. The taster menu is a must (and wine flight was perfectly matched). Whole evening was topped by Monica herself coming round to our table to speak to us - amazing. She is super lovely!! Her hubby serving us too. Amazing treat

MW
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sampled the tasting menus (both vegetarian and meat). Each course was beautifully presented and a treat for the tastebuds. We couldn’t choose a favourite course as each was equally delicious. We expected excellence and that is exactly what we got. All the staff were professional yet friendly, the service superefficient and our evening made more memorable by the personal touch provided by both David and Monica, who came out of the kitchen to talk to all diners.

TP
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was lovely!
Wine list needs some reasonably priced choices

KK
Jersey
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a very special celebration dinner and I must admit that the food, service and ambiance have exceeded my expectations. Hugely professional and friendly team and a very knowledgeable sommelier was serving us. Simply fantastic!

JP
Berkshire
18 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic restaurant. Lovely tentative staff with sublime food and drink to offer. Menu is a little limited but very adaptable to all needs

OT
Dusseldorf Area
17 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant. Good space between tables. Front desk was excellent.
Dessert was excellent.

L
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food and atmosphere, absolutely note perfect meal from start to finish. You can feel the love here, without doubt my favourite restaurant in London. Many congratulations Monica ⭐️

T
Bedfordshire
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful restaurant, great ambience and fantastic food!

JP
Wales
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. First class food, attentive staff. Really good wine list with good range of prices.

B
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I really enjoyed our anniversary meal at Mere, we were made to feel welcome and looked after, throughout our experience of fine dining by all the staff!
We would highly recommend Mere restaurant to anyone wanting somewhere special to eat.

OT
London
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Decided to visit again for my birthday. Best intentions of sticking to the set lunch menu but tempted across to the a la carte and definitely made the right decision. Quite possibly the best meal I’ve ever had. Veal sweetbread starter, pigeon main and hokey pokey for dessert - all delicious and highly recommended.

P
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The service was superb and we were well looked after. Probably the best food I’ve ever eaten..I recommend Mere to anyone who likes food (me). You pay for what you get and we got a treat so I don’t mind paying extra...extremely well worth it. Definitely going back

OG
Dublin
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I travelled from Ireland specifically to dine at Mere and was not disappointed.
Thank you to Monica and her team. This was a experience I will not forget!

MM
London
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food and service. The staff are really attentive and knowledgeable. Would definitely return.

S
London
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were friendly, helpful and informative and the atmosphere was relaxing. The food was absolutely "spot on"! It was heaven!

L
London
12 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly amazing. Was so excited to come here after hearing great things (and of course watching Monica on Masterchef) and it didn't disappoint! Went for the tasting menu with wine pairings and could not fault it - every course was amazing and the wines were delicious. The service was great; the staff were warm and friendly without being overly formal, setting just the right tone. The restaurant itself is decorated nicely and creates a nice atmosphere, feeling not too formal whilst still having that feeling that it's somewhere a bit upmarket and great for a special occasion. Will definitely be back!

OT
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Friendly and efficient service. We enjoyed the experience, our food was excellent.

PR
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Loved the Tasting Menu and Wine pairing. However one of the Waiters(Red haired guy) was a little abrupt during our meal, which ruined the experience a little.

CB
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

The tasting menu dishes were either uneventful, trying too hard, not very tasty or in the case of the beef, really tough and I left almost half on my plate, as did my friend.

The wine choices going with the tasting menu were the saving grace of the evening.

Ambiance not enjoyable. The music quite unnecessary if not disturbing. Choice of music poor. Very loud once the restaurant filled up. Tables too close to one another, really packing in people. Not commensurate with fine dining.

We were looking forward to seeing what the Masterchef Critic Galetti would surprise us with. Left disappointed. Will not come back.

RC
London
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife’s birthday.

G
Surrey
8 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

a day out in London then theatre in the evening

OT
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very special treat - we chose the tasting menu with wine pairings which delivered a beautiful meal of deliciously crafted courses. We enjoyed superb yet relaxed service from knowledgable staff in comfortable and elegant surroundings. We’ll be back.

e
Buckinghamshire
15 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favourite restaurant. We just love going to Mere, the food it wonderful, the team feel like family and we couldn’t be happier.

RK
London
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautifully understated and modern restaurant, staff couldn’t have been more helpful and the food was exceptional. I had been looking forward to this for months and it exceeded my expectations at every turn.

MC
Hampshire
11 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went for an "after the matinee" dinner. Whilst not cheap, the meal and service were both excellent and we would not hesitate to go again.

LE
London
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Lunch menu very good especially venison and crepe souffle

JM
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal. Beautiful but unpretentious presentation. Attentive service but never felt rushed. Can’t recommend highly enough.

LS
London
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our experience at Mere. The ambiance and service were great and the food was delicious (except my lobster was slightly overcooked). I am a big fan of Monica Galetti from her TV shows. I felt the restaurant reflected her personality well - relaxed / informal and sophisticated. We aimed to eat and move on but ended up spending a leisurely time enjoying the experience rather than rushing off.

JD
London
13 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great attention to detail. Welcoming front of house. Great ambience. The food was exquisite. One of the best special occasion meals we’ve had. Can thoroughly recommend this lovely restaurant.

ST
Dorset
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food, excellent service.
Only disappointment was that there was too long a gap between courses on doing the tasting menu leaving us rather hungry and our lunch reservation took nearly 3 hours!!!!

IB
London
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere great ambience great service and especially great food.
Mussels starter Lobster main and the amazing Hokey Pokey dessert ..... F-a-b-u-l-o-u-s !!!

NB
London
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Interesting flavours and imaginative ideas. Had stone bass which was very good. Haven't has sweetbreads in years - enjoyed it.

staff are really good and enjoyed the bar before dinner

JB
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reception was very personalised. Service was good but discrete. Food and wine options were plentiful for lunch. Quality of the food was excellent. Very tasty. An excellent lunch experience.

r
Cornwall
9 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb evening,warmly greeted and delicious food,every bite was a joy.

Would recommend highly.

P
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb in every way ! Two of us chose the 3 course lunch menu. The scene was set by great ambience and front of house team led by David, incredibly welcoming, attentive in a discreet way and efficient. The food was wonderful, simple but so flavoursome - we both had duck starter, venison main and pear crepe souffle desert. The icing on the cake was a visit by Monica to our table - what a lovely touch and finale to a truly memorable meal !

BC
London
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very warm welcome, always ready to help with any questions

BB
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We all had a fantastic evening at mere as a 70th birthday treat for my husband. The scallops were to die for and the beef dish was extraordinarily tender and succulent. the atmosphere was calm and unhurried and the service was monitored at all times and was never intrusive.
many thanks for a fab evening