“Refined Franco-Italian country cooking in the heart of Covent Garden” - AA Inspector
LONDON WC2, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
A delightfully intimate place, immediately welcoming and a relief from the bustle of Covent Garden, Clos Maggiore is influenced by the country inns of both Provence and Tuscany. The dining rooms, set across two floors, are charming, the skylight and ceiling decorated with twining, flower-starred branches to resemble an Italianate courtyard. Seasonally changing menus provide a contemporary take on modern European cuisine and the wine list is stunning. An elegant, refined beef tartare makes for a delightful starter, while a classic rustic main course of chicken breast, chicken mousseline, celeriac purée and chicken jus makes the very best of high quality ingredients and demonstrates the skills on show in the kitchen.
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 70
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: 24–25 December
- Wines under £30: 10
- Wines over £30: 2000
- Wines by the glass: 54
- Cuisine style: French, Mediterranean
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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