Situated on a quiet Fitzrovia sidestreet, Archipelago is one of London’s most exotic and unusual dining destinations. This restaurant promises to take diners on an uncharted culinary journey where signature meals of seared zebra, kangaroo fillet and African crocodile bites are offered alongside more conventional dishes.


Typical meal price: From £41.00 (USD51.61) per diner

£41 and over

Venue Details & Map


53 Cleveland Street

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 23 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Archipelago

5.0 out of 5 17 November 2016
by Erlend B.

We have the Zebra, crocodile and python as starters where the crocodile was the best. For a main course we have the ostrich and alpaca. Where are the ostrich was a clear winner. We finished off the whole thing eating scorpion. Services good atmosphere is amazing definitely recommend this place this is the second time I've been here thumbs up!more

5.0 out of 5 28 October 2016
by Gregory K.

if you are looking for a change in from everyday dining, try Archipelago. you are sure to sample foods you've never tried before. We had zebra jerky (skip) and python carpaccio (must have) for appetizers. Ostrich steak, kangaroo steak, and alpaca filet with very interesting sides were our main course. Nothing but praise for these dishes.

Best advice I can give is Do Not skip desert. I would...more

5.0 out of 5 4 September 2016
by AlterEg O.

Unlike the expectation of a dare-devil meal the food and flavors are really excellent. If you didn't tell someone that they are eating exotic meats this place would have equally great reviews!

Tried zebra, crocodile, python, kangaroo, ostrich and mealworms. They also offer food for the less adventurous or vegetarians. The entire menu is gluten free! Service was impeccable, getting a password...more

4.0 out of 5 9 June 2016
by Shambhavi P.

I made reservations about a week before and a day before our visit I got a call to give me a password. The mystery began there and lasted till we stepped out of the restaurant after our meal.

I can't deny that I was left a little disillusioned as soon as we entered the place. The seating area with our table seemed a little crammed to me, but once we were settled, I was too involved in the...more

5.0 out of 5 3 January 2016
by Meena R.

Exotic food made to taste. My husband booked this place for my birthday and I was not very sure how this would be. I was quite apprehensive before going there, once I reached there, looking at the menu, ordering food. The apprehension disappeared when I ate what I ordered.

This place is a classic example of 'it's all in the mind'. However, I should specially mention the chef who has taken...more

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