Middle Eastern | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

Yotam Ottolenghi's restaurant in Fitzrovia is a bit of a departure for the chef and author. Veg is still at the heart, but this place with an ex-Grain Store chef sees them using fire and fermentation more.

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Test Driving ROVI - Ottolenghi's waste-conscious, fire and fermentation restaurant
Yotam Ottolenghi's latest restaurant is here - with fire, fermentation and waste consciousness on the menu. As well as spectacular corn. We pop down for a look.  ...
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Restaurant details

55 Wells Street, London W1A 3AE
Nearest tube: 
Oxford Circus
Telephone number: 020 3963 8270


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55 Wells Street, London W1A 3AE


Critic reviews - total score 8.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Jay Rayner Observer
Reviewed on September 30, 2018
"This is vivid, thrilling stuff. Yes, if you go for the works you will build up a big bill. But this is cooking that stays with you." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 9
Michael Deacon Telegraph
Reviewed on August 09, 2018
"Rovi is great. Every dish has so many layers and shades and subtleties." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on August 01, 2018
"A spray of hot grilled tomatoes is served with cold yoghurt sprinkled with Turkish Urfa chilli flakes, fingers of grilled country bread and a small bunch of greenery. Its simplicity is belied by the palpable pleasure delivered when these textures and temperatures come together." READ REVIEW