Close to vibrant Carnaby Street, Antidote is a contemporary wine bar and restaurant with delicious seasonal French fare, including charcuteries, artisan cheeses, and a selection of seasonal starters and mains.<br/><br/>The quality of the product is the main focus, all simply combined by the Chef Andrew Jones. The organic and biodynamic wine list features mainly French wines, with 160 bottles on offer. With a warm, relaxed ambience, Antidote has a picturesque terrace, perfect for al fresco drinking and dining.
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Antidote Wine Bar and Dining Room
12A Newburgh Street
- Public transport:
- Oxford Circus, Underground
French-owned wine bar / restaurant in heart of London's West End.
Good atmosphere with sensible table spacings, interesting wine list, good food, friendly service.
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The large writing on the door clearly insisted on the title.. Well, to be fair the wines we tasted weren't bad.. However, I'd expect staff to be passionate and knowledgable about wines. I'd expect really wide palette of tastes and warmth.. Nope, we didn't experience that.
Don't get me wrong, the waitress was really super nice, but her manager not as much.. Although, we didn't come...more
I couldn't decide on one or two stars for this place. We arrived late on a Saturday afternoon and the restaurant really wasn't very busy. The waitress on was busy clearing some tables and I asked politely if my friend and I could sit in the window. She responded aggressively and said she was clearing. I said it was no worries at all and was happy to wait. When we eventually sat, she...more
If I was naming a wine bar (and I hope to one day), Antidote would not be high on my list of choices. What is it the antidote for, other than perhaps a parching thirst? Or are they perhaps foreshadowing a bit of doom, in that you may need an antidote after partaking in their wines?
Contemplation behind the name aside, Antidote is a pretty good spot to meet for a drink and catch up with...more
Antidote is a nice upscale wine bar / bistro just off bustling Carnaby Street. The menu is mostly bar snacks and very small tapa style dishes, however they do have a nice selection of grilled meats. I got the fillet steak which was casually served on a plank of wood with seasoned chips. Unlike the other reviewers, I had no qualms with the service. The waiter was prompt. Overall Antidote is a...more