Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Newman Street Tavern

Newman Street Tavern

This new opening in Fitzrovia is headed up by Peter Weeden, who previously worked at Paternoster Chop House and Boundary. There is a ground floor bar which will have a main feature of a two-metre long, salvaged and restored enamel trough that holds the Tavern's raw bar. Upstairs is a dining room which is bookable serving seasonal meat and fish dishes.

Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 8 Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on June 16, 2013
"Their rounds of sweet suckling kid, the meat enclosing pearlescent jellied pebbles of the best fat, with butter-sautéed St George's mushrooms, are why I belong to a gym. They are why I wear a headband and bash away at the treadmill four times a week, arriving precisely nowhere. I do that so I can eat this." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 7
AA Gill Sunday Times
Reviewed on June 16, 2013
"The kitchen comes into its own with pudding. The chef is more pâtissier than saucier. An almond tart is exemplary, Ayrshire set cream — aka panna cotta — was just set enough to quiver, like one of Juliet’s breasts as the lark calls." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8.5 Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on April 13, 2013
"I had a quick dish of ling roe (say “ling roe” fast a few times and you’ll find yourself singing the intro to Rawhide) with a sharp lemony salad of I forget what exactly (capers and spring onions and some dark leaf probably) to clear my mind and then just the sweetest, plumpest slices of unweaned baby goat imaginable, on buttery wild garlic choppings braised down almost to caramel." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6 Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed by March 26, 2013
"The fact is, on real estate this prime, nobody can afford to make a mistake; and sometimes the atmosphere of no mistakes being made can feel slightly airless." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Amol Rajan Independent
Reviewed on February 17, 2013
"Here, in the heart of town, on a grim winter evening, I never want to leave. Now that – that's what a tavern does to you. READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6 Andy Lynes Metro
Reviewed on January 17, 2013
"Most of what we eat is a real treat. A generous slice of smoked ham terrine and port jelly has great flavour and ‘beer onions’ prove a pleasingly rich foil to meltingly tender slices of Middle White suckling pig." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 8 Kelly Hussey View London
Reviewed on December 17, 2012
"Newman Street Tavern celebrates food that puts the Great in Great Britain. Visit it before it gets too busy." READ REVIEW

 

Restaurant details

Address: 48 Newman Street, London W1T 1QQ

Telephone number: 020 3667 1445

Cuisine: British

Nearest station: Goodge Street

Nearest Station: Goodge Street

  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area

 

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