L'Etranger, winner of the London Best Restaurant Award in 2009, serves French and Japanese dishes in a warm and cosy environment of grey and lilac, inspired by Albert Camus' minimalistic movements.Guests at L'Etranger are always eager to sample the creative choice of new dishes, whilst remaining faithful to favourites such as Tuna Spring Roll with Ginger and Coriander and the infamous Caramelised Black Cod with Miso.At L'Etranger, the head sommelier ensures that each dish can be perfectly paired with a wine, regardless of budget. The wine list showcases over 1,000 bins. Wines can be found from countries as diverse as Brazil and Turkey, as well as more established countries such as France, Italy, Australia and the United States of America.


Average main course: £15.00 (USD18.88) per diner
Average food spend: £45.00 (USD56.65) per diner

Venue Details & Map


36 Gloucester Road
+44 (0)20 7584 1118

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of L'Etranger

2.0 out of 5 7 October 2016
by Jaime T.

Really surprised by the reviews of this restaurant. I recently visited with my friend for her birthday (at her request) on a Thursday evening and the restaurant was pretty quiet. As in, we were one of two tables seated.

Disregarding this, we turned our attention to the menu, and ordered.

My starter of "beetroot and goats cheese ravioli" was no more than a large dollop of pureed goats cheese...more

5.0 out of 5 11 March 2015
by Matthew C.

One of my favourites. Exceptional service as always and simply phenomenal food. I will be returning to further check out the wine listmore

5.0 out of 5 7 October 2014
by Rachel A.

Went here on a double date and this was just amazing, Michelin-star worthy food that was intricately prepared. I would have done the price fixe if I could do it again. It made for a perfect evening.

Duo of Foie Gras: Parfait & Pan Fried with Watermelon - my only complaint is that it was small. This was so interesting and kept me on my toes by having so many components. Even what I...more

5.0 out of 5 29 May 2014
by Bradford C.

The black cod was amazing. It was buttery and perfectly cooked. The lobster and gazpacho was delicious and again perfectly cooked. The house wine was great and reasonably priced. I would def go back again.more

1.0 out of 5 2 May 2014
by Nehal A.


I really don't understand why this place is getting great reviews. As a foodie; I will never come back. Terrible value for money.

What we ordered:

Appetiser: Fried calamari

Wild pigeon with liver pate

Monk fish with chorizo

Side order of aubergines with mizo..i think.

Never never coming back here;

The fried calamari was passable; but you can't really go wrong there.

My issue was...more

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