Cafe Luc

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50 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HN
Latest critic review: November 16, 2010


Cafe Luc

Opening on the site of the former Eat and Two Veg, this modern European brasserie is the first London opening for popular Belgian restaurateurs Julie and Luc Van Oostende who currently run Cafe Theatre in Ghent.


Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

Critics' score: 4 Marina O'Loughlin Metro
Reviewed on November 16, 2010
"Yes, folks, this is little better than Café Rouge food but at River Café prices." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Timothy Barber City AM Estimated score
Reviewed on September 28, 2010
"Café Luc can sit happily alongside Tintin, Johnny Halliday, statues of micturating babies and waffles on the list of Belgium’s cultural accomplishments. In fact it beats those easily (apart from Tintin, but that might just be me)." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 7.5
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on August 21, 2010
"The service was very good, the wine list not bad (with plenty by the glass), the range of starters, salads, pastas and mains a pretty gentle canter through the post-Wolseley all-day eating standards we’ve come to know and, well, expect..." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 4 Nick Curtis Evening Standard
Reviewed on July 29, 2010
"No exciting new flavours, just good ingredients efficiently and unchallengingly prepared." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 7.5 John Walsh Independent
Reviewed by July 17, 2010
"Café Luc has bags of style and its chef David Collard has a rare eye for beautiful display as well as flavour." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 4 Charmaine Mok Time Out
Reviewed on June 23, 2010
"An otherwise adequate meal was soured by the desserts. When we bit into innocent-looking grapes in a bowl of 'crème caramel with marinated raisins', we nearly spat them out - they had been so heavily soaked in alcohol they were unpalatable." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Michelle Court View London
Reviewed on June 16, 2010
"A chic and sophisticated neighbourhood brasserie for those lucky enough to live nearby." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 4 Hermano Primero Dos Hermanos Estimated score
Reviewed on June 15, 2010
"...some tough bread and a pot of butter lightly glistening with frost was only the start of a downward trajectory of my meal." READ REVIEW

 

Restaurant details

Address: 50 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HN

Telephone number: 020 7258 9878

Cuisine: Modern European

Nearest station: Baker Street

Opening times: Monday - Friday: 7am to 11.30pm; Saturday, Sunday: 8am to 11.30pm

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