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Melanie Italian Restaurant
4 - 6 Old Compton Street SohoLondonW1D 4TB
A pub down the street recommended this restaurant so we thought we'd try it. The service was excellent but the food was honestly pretty bad. I had a chicken dish in a mushroom cream sauce with roasted potatoes and vegetables. The chicken was over cooked, the potatoes were hard as rocks...the veggies were fine. My son had the pizza and as a 16 year old he should have scarfed it down but only...more
The service was always spot on and the food was delicious. We went there as the last customers of the night and it felt like "be our guest" scene from beauty and the beast. The food was fresh and delicious and I eat everywhere in NYC. I don't understand why there are such low ratings. I prefer the food over the pizza but, the pizza was a quick purchase which was very convenient before we...more
Although we requested a good table in our booking, we were seated at the back of the restaurant. Prices were very reasonable. Ordered wine, just cold enough but then they put an ice cover around it, which was not frozen so pointless, which meant the wine soon got warm.
Starter of bruchetta and calamarie: Bruchetta was very poor 4/10, calamari was ok 6/10.
Mains: the tuna steak was badly...more
I went there with a friend on Friday night. I was not impressed by the food or wine.
First we were quite surprise it wasn't busy at all, but now I understand.
I decided to have a glass of house red and my friend ordered a jameson and coke. I got a glass of wine (you may want to call it vinegar as it was really disgusting). They brought a glass of whiskey and ice with no coke to my friend....more
Decided to take in a show at 6:30 and ran in to get tickets. Not wanting to miss the show's start at 7:30, needed a place to eat and make. Walked up the street and found a few tables available for an Italian dinner. We were seated right away were able to order within 5 minutes.
The pasta bolognese was OUTSTANDING. Pasta aldente as it should be done and the sauce I wish I could fine in the...more