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The Place

Albany Street | Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3UP, England
+44 20 7391 3000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (4 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Albany Street | Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3UP, England
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest I feel bad for trying this restaurant a day before ending my visit to London as it turned out to be the best of them all and it is must to try if you visit London or end up staying at the...More

Thank RabihAdada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price has gone up to just £15 per person, the food is still as delicious and varied as the earlier review suggests. I've introduced a number of visitors and friends to The Place, all of whom would not hesitate to return, and most familiar...More

Thank magdaB734
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear magdaB734, We are so happy to hear of your wonderful experience at The Place Restaurant and you have recommended to your relatives. Indeed, our restaurant provides a wide variety of food options that we hope can exceed expectations and fulfil the taste buds of...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

A buffet self service restaurant in the White House Hotel. A good range of food (but the bread is mostly white.) Not suitable for serious business lunches and dinners, nor a romantic evening, but served our large family group well.More

Thank yraveller1
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear yraveller1, Many thanks for your very kind review. It is very satisfying for us to know you enjoyed your visit to The Place Restaurant! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the variety and quality of our products. Indeed The Place...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Amazing staff to welcome you, namely Cinzia, Nicky, Katerina and Sammy, amongst others who always have a recommendation to offer you. Very tasty food and excellent appetizers. Relaxed atmosphere to have a quite dinner. Thanks for the great meals I had the pleasure to have...More

Thank cl_udiad925
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear cl_udiad925, Many thanks for your very kind review. It is very satisfying for us to know you enjoyed your visit to The Place Restaurant. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the quality our products but also the amazing service provided...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

For London, this is such good value. Hot chorizo/bean soup ! yum, followed by mains of rabbit, or pork, or cod or etc, with us sampling different dishes, well up to standard, then a variety of cold salads, to finish 3 very good summer puds...More

Thank magdaB734
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear magdaB734, Thank you for your kind comment and for sharing it with the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience at our The Place restaurant so much!. Our goal is to provide our guests with a perfect experience and...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

As Melia Hotel Residents we decided to try the in house Restaurant, this one is a Buffet Restaurant with a different theme each evening. For £25pp (inexpensive for London) it was still terrible value. The food had been lying under warming plates for hours, looked...More

Thank Yoshipup
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Yoshipup, First of all, thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. We are extremely sorry to read that you had a very negative experience at our restaurant; your comments will be passed on the restaurant manager in order to follow up...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

You will get your standard buffet breakfast here, plus a chinese potsticker dumplings. The selections in fruits and cold cuts were even below average, while the prices are quite high.More

Thank András Márk S
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear András Márk S, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. We are very sorry to read that we did not reach your expectations and you felt let down by the buffet offer. We would like to thank you for letting us...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I had the chance to eat different times at The Place, and my experience is overall very positive due to the excellent service granted by the waiters who work there. The quality of the food is averagely good, nonetheless, the real force of this restaurant...More

Thank Brando P
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Dear Brando P, Many thanks for your very kind review. It is very satisfying for us to know you enjoyed your visit to The Place Restaurant! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the quality our products but also the amazing service...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We always stay at the Melia on business trips and love visiting the restaurant: lots of healthy options, fresh, and atypical for a hotel. Valerio was particularly helpful finding dishes for our young son Sebastian (and entertaining him too).More

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Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear leffertsale, Many thanks for your kind review. It is very satisfying for us to know you enjoyed your visit to The Place restaurant! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed not only the quality our products but also the amazing service of our...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

The place is in the Media White-house hotel. It is a buffet restaurant where they serve both breakfast and dinner to both hotel guests and visitors. The breakfast was always okey but dinner was often a challenge as the food was ALWAYS cold and the...More

Thank Word_Traveller_ZA
Melia W, Guest Relations Manager at The Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Dear Word_Traveller_ZA, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are sorry that you did not thoroughly enjoy your time with us. Rest assured, your comments have been taken on board in order to take all the necessary actions to improve our service. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 41
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albany Street | Osnaburgh Street, London NW1 3UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7391 3000
  • This restaurant is at Melia White House
Description
A stylish yet informal eatery located inside the Melia White House London, The Place Restaurant is a unique concept in central London. The restaurants traditional deli will have guests spoiled for choice with more than 35 different items to choose from on a daily basis including traditional Spanish meats and cheeses, organic products from around Europe such as French duck foie-gras, Italian cherry tomatoes and of course British bread & dairy.
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