| Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

This classic French institution has been in Soho for more than 100 years, serving up classic French cuisine. And, as you can imagine from the name, it serves the very best snails in London. A wonderful institution that still has great life in it.

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Test Driving L'Escargot - the Soho institution still has it
This classic French restaurant is a Soho stalwart and is still getting raves. We popped along to see why L'Escargot is still a Soho hit.   ...
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Restaurant details

48 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4EF
Nearest tube: 
  • Leicester Square
  • Tottenham Court Road
Telephone number: 020 7439 7474
More info: 
  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area

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48 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4EF


Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Rebecca Gillie The Week
Reviewed on March 27, 2018
"L’Escargot is in no danger of losing its reputation as London’s well-upholstered custodian of the best of Gallic cuisine - although even the most indulgent epicures are advised to go in on an empty stomach." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Jay Rayner Observer
Reviewed on January 21, 2018
"It is in the nature of a column like this that we are assumed to be obsessed only with the new. And there is always going to be a bit of that. But as we here at the Observer renew ourselves, it’s worth remembering that there is always a place for longevity, for commitment and for class. L’Escargot has it all." READ REVIEW