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lunch spot in central london- URGENT

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motherpeculiar Wed 09-Feb-05 11:46:25

Hi all

it's my birthday tomorrow and I'm taking a half day from work, being brought out for lunch by DH. We'd like someplace fairly central in London (as I'd like to get some shopping in John Lewis in too, although all I am after is some new maternity bras so anywhere near to a maternity bra emporium would do fine ). Anyone got any brainwaves? somewhere nice, possibly with a set menu so it's not MEGA expensive.

Thanks

woodpops Wed 09-Feb-05 11:49:17

Haven't got a clus matey but5 have a fab time and enjoy your birthday

soapbox Wed 09-Feb-05 11:55:23

Zinc - in Heddon Street just off Regent Street
Momo in same street - Moroccan
Rocket just off Bond street
Nicole - in the Nicole Fahri shop in Bond Street is nice - more light lunchy though.
Gordon's in Selfridges is nice - yummy salads and sandwiches.
The Mossiman restaurant in Dickens and Jones is nice too.

My vote would go to Zinc for nice food and trendiness or Momo if you want something a bit more romantic

Have a nice time

otto Wed 09-Feb-05 11:56:51

There's always Carluccio's in Market Place and St Christopher's Place. You can't book at lunch, but don't usually have to wait too long for a table. Not too expensive, but maybe not special enough for a birthday

onlineid Wed 09-Feb-05 12:39:26

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motherpeculiar Wed 09-Feb-05 13:52:09

thanks Guys, looking into these at the moment. Will be such a treat to go out without our DD in tow

anyone know if MoMo does lunch deals/menus?

soapbox Wed 09-Feb-05 13:57:01

This is their lunch menu





This is a sample menu only.
starters
2 courses for £17
1 course £12


Mezze (Mechouia, Zaalouck, Bourek of Chicken and Briout of cod)

Chilled tomato soup with coriander

Gambas k'taffe, salmon mousse and chive oil

Piquillos peppers stuffed with salted haddock, served with ratatouille

Marinated salmon with coriander, ricotta and pink peppercorn

main
Pan fried marinated cod, vegetables 'Tian' and three peppers dressing

Saddle of lamb, baby vegetable and thyme jus

Roasted duck breast, sweet potato and grapes

Tagine of chicken and purple olives and Jerusalem artichokes

Tagine of baby vegetables and wild mushrooms

Couscous with marinated spiced lamb skewers

Marinated spiced chicken breast couscous

Vegetarian couscous

dessert
Quince tart tatin, 'tahine' flavoured ice-cream

Home made sorbet

Selection of Maghrebi pastries

Fresh red berries soup with hibiscus and vanilla ice-cream

motherpeculiar Wed 09-Feb-05 13:59:37

oooooooooohhhhhhhhh, sounds lovely

may just have to do it!

thanks Soapbox!

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