Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal
“One of London’s most elegantly stylish dining rooms with cooking to match.” - AA Inspector
LONDON W1, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
The Hotel Café Royal is an extraordinarily stylish place, with wonderful Grade II-listed interiors in a great central location at the Piccadilly end of Regent Street. Head up the grand staircase to the exclusive, intimate restaurant – Alex Dilling’s first headline location has just 34 seats so you’ll feel pleasantly special as you sink into the softly neutral and calming dining room, all curved grey banquettes and soothingly elegant pale floral arrangements. Floor to ceiling windows and carefully placed mirrors flood the space with light. Highly seasonal tasting menus offer the very best of contemporary French fine dining, with an extremely focused classical background.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Open all year
- Cuisine style: Modern French
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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