Our M Restaurant in Victoria Street, won Best Restaurant 2018 in the Blue Badge Awards. There are many reasons to visit M Victoria Street such as our interactive wine tasting room, wine store, cocktail bar, alfresco terrace, private dining spaces, private members lounge, or to dine in M GRILL, our restaurant which offers a selection of the world’s best steaks including the Australian Wagyu and Japanese Kobe alongside beautiful sustainable seafood dishes.
Michael’s passion for gastronomy began at a young age and he began his professional career in 2001, whilst studying for his BA in Business & Marketing at the University of Portsmouth. After graduating, he secured an apprenticeship at The In & Out club in St James followed by the RAF Club. Next he trained in two of London’s definitive fine dining restaurants, Le Gavroche and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, where his skills were honed under the tutelage of celebrated chefs Michel Roux Jr and Ramsay himself. In April 2007, Michael joined Martin at Gaucho and was Executive Chef for the entire Gaucho Group.
In 2013, Michael departed London for Australia’s thriving restaurant scene, spending six months undertaking ‘stages’ at a number of Melbourne’s leading restaurants including with chef Ben Shewry in Attica, which in 2015 was ranked number 32 in the ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ with Andrew Macdonald’s ‘Two Hat’ restaurant Cutler and Co and worked for two years’ with Australian celebrity chef Shannon
Bennett in his award-winning Vue de Monde and Jardin Tan restaurants. Michael also collaborated with Australia’s finest chefs, including George Colombaris and Peter Gilmore and cooked alongside Heston Blumenthal at The Skinny Duck.
In September 2015, Michael returned full time to London to open the second M venue in Victoria Street and to launch his first cookbook, ‘M – A 24 Hour Cookbook’ which was published worldwide by Bloomsbury Publishers. Michael writes his own food column in ‘City AM’ and has regularly featured in over the past year in ‘Great British Menu’, ‘Masterchef’ ‘Sunday Brunch’ and ‘The One Show’.
Looking for places to eat in Victoria? M Restaurant is conveniently located just a short walk from Victoria Station, Apollo Victoria Theatre, Victoria Palace Theatre. We are open Monday – Friday from 7am serving a delicious menu of breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner until 12am and from 11am-12am on Saturday. Book online or call 020 3327 7776 to make a reservation, we also accept walk ins.
``The hype seems justified, Bravo!``
``The greatest beef slab you will ever taste; borders on religious epiphany``GQ
``Since bursting onto the London dining scene, M has become one of the most sought after dining destinations in the capital, somewhat of a utopia for foodies and fine diners alike``Lux World Wide
``Michelin level modern food with flair.``London Dining Reviews
“Top marks for all the steaks and the chicken karaage was the best starter we've tried in months”Foodism
``Seriously, the grilled flesh here is wonderful``William Sitwell, Huffington Post
``A City slickers playground puts Kobe back on the menu.``The Telegraph
``If you've got a hankering for meat, head down to' M Grill, a hot new contender for the best steak in London.``Steve Dinneen, City AM
``Expect some of best cuts of meat from around the world``Zagat
``Best international steaks in London``Taste of London
``RAW excels. In short, you've got the finest proteins from land and sea for a gourmet fix.``Epicure - Men's Health
``Stylish and ambitious... Michael Reid's menu matches beauty with the beast.``Bill Knott - Financial Times