Percy and Founders


| Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

From the Open House group this is a huge restaurant seating 200 people in the revamped Fitzroy Square in Fitzrovia. It features three separate bar areas and serves food with "locally, sustainably sourced and artisan-prepared ingredients.

Restaurant details

1 Pearson Square, Fitzroy Place, London, W1T 3BF
Nearest tube: 
  • Great Portland Street
  • Warren Street
Telephone number: 020 3761 0200
More info: 
Bar area


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


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