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Mon Plaisir

19-21 Monmouth Street, London, London, WC2H 9DD
Mon Plaisir has claims to being London's oldest French restaurant, and you certainly feel you might be in a Parisian bistro.

Expect to find stalwarts, such as 'Snails with Garlic Butter' and 'French Onion Soup' among the starters, alongside more upmarket items, such as 'Foie Gras de Canard with a Date and Port Reduction'.

Likewise, the main courses include 'Steak Tartare' (undergoing a general revival in popularity); alongside 'Cod with Braised Fennel, Orange & Coriander Jus'; 'Roasted Breast of Guinea Fowl with Peas Flavoured with Thyme'; 'Braised Ox Cheek in Beaujolais' and 'Roast Turbot with Salsify and Baby Spinach'. Vegetables are charged extra, which is naughty - and bumps up the bill.

Perhaps finish with 'Ile Flottante' or 'Warm Chocolate Mousse with Passion Fruit Sorbet'.

While prices seem reasonable, there's an extra charge for vegetables - perhaps making the final bill exceed expectations.

Their pre-theatre menu is excellent value.

The friendly service, which can be overstretched at times.
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Other Details

  • Food Style: Bistro
  • Lunch: Mon-Sat, 12.00-14.30; set L £16.95 (2 courses), £18.95 (3 courses); mains about £16 to £35
  • Dinner: Mon-Sat, 17.45-23.15; mains about £16 to £35; Pre Theatre 17.30-19.00 – to be vacated by 20.00 £16.95 (2 courses, £18.95 (3 courses); set D £23.95 (2 courses), £27.95 (3 courses)
  • Seats: 100
  • Wine: a typical French bistro list kicks off in the low £20's
  • Children's portions: Yes, when possible
  • Wheelchair access: With difficulty, but not lavatory
  • Nearest station: Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Tottenham Court Road Undergrounds
  • Directions: between Covent Garden and Tottenham Court Road Underground stations - see the map on this page
  • Closed: all Sun

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Contact Details

Tel: 020-7836 7243
Address: 19-21 Monmouth Street, London, London, WC2H 9DD
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