18 Thayer St, London W1U 3JY
Latest critic review: February 09, 2011


Critic reviews - total score 5 out of 10

Critics' score: 4 Marina O'Loughlin Metro
Reviewed on February 09, 2011
"...the only way to approach this Marylebone newcomer is from the viewpoint of profligate diner and appreciator of all things delicious. From that perspective, Samarqand is a total bomb-out. Sorry." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6 AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed by November 21, 2010
"This isn’t svelte or sophisticated food. It’s outdoor, booted and quilted food, to be consumed on felt blankets in a biting wind, drinking small glasses of salty black tea. And that, I suspect, is why the Russians like it." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4 John Walsh Independent
Reviewed on October 16, 2010
"This waiter, we agreed, was a master at explaining his way round the most thinly defeatist, ungenerous, dull, greyly unadventurous cuisine we'd tasted in ages." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6 Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on October 14, 2010
"Not only the staff were lithe, elegant and possessed of remarkable cheekbones — many of the customers were too. Without wanting to be lookist, it made for a very diverting evening of people watching." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6 Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on September 29, 2010
"The lagman noodles were exemplary, freshly made and served in a simple beef and vegetable broth." READ REVIEW


Restaurant details

Address: 18 Thayer St, London W1U 3JY

Telephone number: 020 7935 9393

Cuisine: Pan Asian

Nearest station: Bond Street

Opening times: Daily 12pm - Midnight

  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area


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