Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Percy and Founders

Percy and Founders

This is the latest from the Open House, a huge restaurant seating 200 people in the newly revamped Fitzroy Square in Fitzrovia. It'll also have three separate bar areas and serve food with "locally, sustainably sourced and artisan-prepared ingredients and is run by Diego Cardoso, the former Head Chef of Murano.

Critic reviews - total score 5.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on May 22, 2015
"A lot of it is perfectly nice, but it lacks a raison d’être and, with it, all sense of momentum." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on May 03, 2015
"It all functions, much as I imagine Swindon Borough Council functions. Sometimes that is not enough." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
John Walsh Independent
Reviewed by May 25, 2015
"There's a lot to enjoy at Percy & Founders. I suspect it will be packed out during the summer, when they open up the bar's concertina windows to the passing trade, and Lord Percy's bloodless demeanour starts to pulsate with life." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Steve Dineen City AM
Reviewed on April 22, 2015
"Percy & Founders is a perfectly decent restaurant. I can’t imagine people flocking from far and wide to eat there but if you’re in Fitzrovia, it’s worth trying." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on April 15, 2015
"Neither (the chef's) Argentinian background nor his familiarity with excellent Italian cooking can be deduced from the Percy & Founders menu, which reads like a list compiled by a trend-aware committee." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
Guy Dimond Time Out
Reviewed on April 10, 2015
"Percy’s also has a quiet bar with attentive and smiling staff. But if you’re looking for a culinary leading light, look elsewhere." READ REVIEW


Restaurant details

Address: 1 Pearson Square, Fitzroy Place, London, W1T 3BF

Telephone number: 020 3761 0200

  • Nearest Station: Great Portland Street

  • Nearest Station: Warren Street

Opening times: Mon to Thu: 7:30am – 11:30pm
Fri: 7:30am – Midnight
Sat: 9am – Midnight
Sun: 9am – 6pm

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