The Mediterranean Café is a London dining institution that has been serving up hearty European fare to theatre-goers and Soho scenesters since 1987. Located on the bustling Berwick Street, the Mediterranean Café has a bright green shop front dressed with flowerboxes, and an atmospheric interior with walls papered in West End playbills and theatrical bric a brac. Popular for business lunches and pre-theatre meals, the Mediterranean Café serves up a variety of steak,chicken,pasta,fish,seafood, mix grill, salads and many different vegetarian and the cosy dining room is always filled with a lively crowd. The private bar downstairs is the perfect choice for office parties and birthdays.
Venue Details & Map
18 Berwick StreetSohoLondonW1F 0PU
- Public transport:
- Tottenham Court Road, Underground
After many mediocre, loud, overly crowded meals in Soho, this was an oasis. The atmosphere was great, loved the fifties music, the service spot on, and the food excellent. We shared the mezze platter to start and everything was so good, maybe a little too much mint in the tzatzki, but otherwise excellent. As a main dish we had the chicken tarragon and again everything was flavourful, and the...more
First off, fantastic service! The people here are very friendly and accommodating. I went with a large group of friends and we had a great time. The food was good, nothing special though. The menu was quite large, but as far as vegan fare goes, it was just falafel or (possibly) pasta, which is quite strange for a Turkish restaurant. The location is fantastic, in the heart of Soho with some...more
Good spinach pancake, tasteless stuffed apricots, and the plate clearly had had one of three fruit removed, there was actually a smudgy mark of cream on the plate! The lady on the next table had three apricots on her plate, but not me, and when I complained that I had only two, the waitress looked embarrassed, disappeared and after lengthy consultation with the chef, explained that I was not...more
Fairly good main course pasta, however the desert was a very bland banoffee pie which had clearly sat in the fridge for a long while and my accomplice had the stuffed apricots, also very bland and clearly pre prepared however one had been remover from the plate leaving a gap, whilst other tables clearly had all three! However was cheap and so couldn't expect anything amazing.more
We stopped in here for dinner with friends visiting from out of town. We just wanted to sit somewhere and have a bite to eat.
I suspected that the restaurant's name, Mediterranean, would probably be an attempt to cover every country that touches that body of water. This isn't necessarily a bad thing but it's rarely a good thing. I asked the waitress where the chef was from (he's Turkish)...more