The Mernier Chocolate Factory Restaurant


Described as 'seductively cool and atmospheric' by The Guardian, Menier Chocolate Factory comprises a restaurant, bar and theatre. Restored to its former glory and now one of London's most eclectic venues, guests can enjoy an award-winning modern European menu at Menier restaurant. Bare brick, timber beams and exposed pipes make for an edgy, industrial-chic vibe inside.

Average main course: £12.00 (USD18.49) per diner
Average food spend: £25.00 (USD38.53) per diner

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The Mernier Chocolate Factory Restaurant

51-53 Southwark Street
+44 (0)20 7407 4411
Public transport:
Borough, Underground
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Yelp Reviews

3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Mernier Chocolate Factory Restaurant

5.0 out of 5 14 January 2015
by Robert W.

The Menier Chocolate Factory, is not actually a factory. It was originally a factory and warehouse for the Minier Chocolate Company of France, when they started to expand overseas in the mid 1800's. It was listed a grade II building in the 1990's after being left derelict in the 1908's. The Menier Chocolate Factory was opened in 2004 in its current incarnation as a small theatre (180 seats),...more

1.0 out of 5 15 October 2014
by Richard B.

Absolutely disgusted about last night, we had got badly delayed in traffic, so I got out of the car leaving my wife to park the car, I explained to the girl on the door and she said that there would be no problem as our seats were right at the back of the theatre; however, when my wife got there the box office manager would not let her in and was extremely abrupt and unhelpful. Shame as the...more

3.0 out of 5 15 June 2013
by Prad P.

First off, I'm not sure why Menier is listed under "Chocolatiers & Shops". To call Menier a Chocolatier is like calling calling a jellyfish a fish. It's not a fish, and though it has the word 'jelly' in it, and it has gelatinous structure, that's not really all it's about.

I've visited Menier Chocolate Factory a couple of times before; once for a games night, and once for a play. Both times,...more

3.0 out of 5 24 April 2013
by Florentin H.

Average price 20 pound, with a very nice ambience and a good table service. It looks like a theatre, and I guess it's because is part of the adjacent building. I tried the meat and I was really satisfied by the portion and the taste. The also have some good red wines and coffee.more

2.0 out of 5 4 November 2010
by Jonathan H.


This review is only for the restaurant, I've not visited the theatre at Menier.


Was fairly disappointed with the food at Menier, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. It's below-average pub food served in a restaurant setting, there was nothing that stood out and the burger was quite...more

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