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Archipelago †

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110 Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 5ED
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Monday: 12:00-14:00,18:00-22:00
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Over £45

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ArchipelagoExotic, lavishly decorated restaurant with a daring and unusual menu.

Probably one of the most unusual dining experiences in London, a meal at Archipelago is an appealing assault on the senses. From the imaginatively-named dishes (“Saigon Seduction”, “Serengeti Dusk”) filled with exotic ingredients (kangaroo and crocodile, emu and wildebeest) to the lavishly decorated, candlelit interior (palm trees, peacock feathers, statues and screens) and pungent, aromatic fragrances, this is a full-on 360 degree eating event. The anticipation begins from the moment you book your table and are given a “secret” password to use when you arrive. When you do arrive, a short walk across a floor filled with pebbles massages weary feet, gently signalling the start of the evening’s unexpected delights. The food here is quirky; frogs’ legs, chocolate covered scorpions and drone bees make an appearance on the menu alongside the unusual meats already mentioned. However, for every truly eccentric dish there are ten others that - despite the exotic sounding names – are really just a bit “colourful” in terms of description and ingredients. While not for the exceptionally faint hearted, you don’t have to have a stomach of steel to eat here - far from it. Each of these dishes tastes sublime and, should you have any questions or concerns, the highly informed waiting staff are on hand to dispense information and advice. The air theatricality continues right up to the end of the meal when diners are given the choice of selecting from the dessert menu, the mysterious “A Visit from the Doctor”. Go on… you know you want to. Romantic yet edgy, Archipelago is perfect for making a meal out a meal to remember.

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Chocolate covered scorpions, crocodile and kangaroo, plam trees and peacock featheres, statues and screens.

Did you know?
The word "archipelago" literally means "chief sea".

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Warren Street Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Euston Square Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
25 minutes walk
Euston Railway Station
8 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Euro Car Parks
4 minutes walk
Regent Crest Hotel NCP
4 minutes walk

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £82† 30% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 1 minute from Archipelago
Historic building in trendy Fitzrovia, guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices; stylish single, double, family rooms and suites; and Steak and Lobster, serving mouth-watering ... More
Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £76† 42% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 4 minutes from Archipelago
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
Grange Fitzrovia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 30% off
20-28 Bolsover Street, W1W | 4 minutes from Archipelago
The Grange Fitzrovia Hotel lies in the heart of London's West End and is just minutes away from the exciting buzz of the famous theatres and ... More
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Oscar Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Charlotte Street Hotel, 15 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Archipelago
On the ground floor of the stylish Charlotte Street Hotel Oscar Bar and Restaurant is a bold, bright bistro where modern British classics like grilled Dover ... More
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Great Nepalese
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
48 Eversholt Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Archipelago
Nepalese cuisine ... More
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No. 5 Cavendish Square
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
5 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London W1G | 10 minutes from Archipelago
Enjoy the gentle breeze soaring above the hot streets of London at this modish roof garden hideaway overlooking the stately sycamores of Cavendish Square. Perched atop ... More
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Sardo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
45 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Archipelago
Though it was the neighbourhood Italian restaurant that first lifetd the English out of their culinary torpor, top class restaurants tend to take their influences from ... More
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
48 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Archipelago
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
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Ben's House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
64 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Archipelago
Cafe/deli stocking good quality wine and beer, breads and cheese from London grocers Melrose and Morgan, hams and jams, crockery, homewares and food-centric magazines. Local London ... More
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Brother Insect
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th November 2019 - 9pm
Archipelago, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Archipelago
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When Did You Stop Dancing'
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Nov 2019 - 7.15pm
Archipelago, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Archipelago
What A Little Bird Told Me Theatre presents a dance-theatre piece which intimately explores our relationship with movement and joy in context to our current mental ...More
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Billionaire Boy The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th December 2019 to 5th January 2020
Archipelago, 15 Gordon Street, WC1H | 5 minutes from Archipelago
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Archipelago
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 5 minutes from Archipelago
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Archipelago
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Archipelago
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
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Regent's Place Plaza
London > Attractions >
350 Euston Road, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Archipelago
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Archipelago
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There are ... More
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Spymaster
London > Shopping > Specialists
11 Howland Street, Marylebone, London W1T | 2 minutes from Archipelago
Leading supplier of high-tech gadgets, communication and surveillance equipment. Shhhh! Just between you and me there’s this great shop in London that’s just perfect for those everyday, ... More
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Cycle Republic, Euston Tower
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Archipelago
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site at this 4,000 square metre unit in Euston Square in December 2014. Cyclists ... More
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Heal's, Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 4 minutes from Archipelago
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Archipelago
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 6 minutes from Archipelago
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Archipelago
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Archipelago
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Archipelago
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
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Frame Fitzrovia
London > Leisure >
25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 7 minutes from Archipelago
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
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The Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 5 minutes from Archipelago
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Archipelago
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Archipelago
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Archipelago
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
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The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 3 minutes from Archipelago
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
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Vijay's Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
93 Charlotte Street, W1T | 4 minutes from Archipelago
Cocktails and Indian-style bar snacks are served late into the night at atmospheric drinking den Vijay's Bar & Lounge on Charlotte ... More
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Archipelago
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Archipelago
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 7 minutes from Archipelago
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