Moro
Cuisine: Mediterranean
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Verdict based on 4 critic, 2 blogger and 3 user reviews and awards
Restaurant Profile »

Address: 34-36 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QE

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7833 8336

In Farringdon’s Exmouth Market since the 1990s, “Moro is inspired by a cuisine that has its roots in Spain and the Muslim Mediterranean”… from moro.co.uk

Latest reviews of Moro

The_Guardian

Marina O'Loughlin, The Guardian

17 July 2015

My seared pork fillet with braised peas, jamón and meaty oyster mushrooms looks simple enough, but is the kind of dish you find yourself pining for later. These are big, big flavours, delivering more than is promised by occasionally messy plating…

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Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

18 October 2012

Wood-roasted chicken with onion, sumac and pine nut salad, and chargrilled sea bass with spiced rice and fried okra in yoghurt with pomegranate, also more than lived up to their lengthy descriptions. The expertly balanced flavours were enhanced by the extraordinary variety of textures: sensual dining of the highest order…

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Nigel_Slater

Nigel Slater, The Observer

22 March 2009

Modest, gracious, almost embarrassed by the success of their offspring, the Sams – as they are known – are still there, cooking their odd, quietly exciting food: their gorgeous tarama, their slow pork roasts and their walnut sauces…

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Gourmet Chick

Cara Waters, Gourmet Chick

14 October 2008

Moro has a lot going for it. It is friendly and unpretentious while serving food that is interesting and flavoursome…

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What the Critics say

The_Guardian

Marina O'Loughlin, The Guardian

17 July 2015

My seared pork fillet with braised peas, jamón and meaty oyster mushrooms looks simple enough, but is the kind of dish you find yourself pining for later. These are big, big flavours, delivering more than is promised by occasionally messy plating…

Read full review »
Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

18 October 2012

Wood-roasted chicken with onion, sumac and pine nut salad, and chargrilled sea bass with spiced rice and fried okra in yoghurt with pomegranate, also more than lived up to their lengthy descriptions. The expertly balanced flavours were enhanced by the extraordinary variety of textures: sensual dining of the highest order…

Read full review »
Nigel_Slater

Nigel Slater, The Observer

22 March 2009

Modest, gracious, almost embarrassed by the success of their offspring, the Sams – as they are known – are still there, cooking their odd, quietly exciting food: their gorgeous tarama, their slow pork roasts and their walnut sauces…

Read full review »
jan-moir

Jan Moir, The Telegraph

22 April 2006

Despite many ups and downs over the past nine years, it has emerged with its integrity intact, a menu that still pulses with delicious dishes and with its prices still fair; nothing short of a miracle for a successful London restaurant…

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What the Bloggers say

Gourmet Chick

Cara Waters, Gourmet Chick

14 October 2008

Moro has a lot going for it. It is friendly and unpretentious while serving food that is interesting and flavoursome…

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Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

9 June 2007

Overall Moro has a relaxed atmosphere and aims for simple cooking, which is fine.  My problem were the kitchen lapses: the unpodded beans, the wildly spicy sauce with my otherwise good pork, the poor ice cream…

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