Pollen Street Social

“Cutting edge cooking in elegant setting” - AA Inspector



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Discreetly hidden away down a narrow Mayfair side street, Pollen Street Social is Jason Atherton’s London flagship. Inside, it’s all smooth dark wood, white linen and modern British art; soothing, calm, and the perfect setting for 'relaxed fine dining' which is as beautiful and uplifting to look at as it is joyful to eat. With a range of menus including vegetarian and vegan tasting menus, the cooking is deeply rooted in the classics, combined with modern presentation utilising the very best British produce. There is also plenty of Asian influences in the dishes, which have a wonderful lightness delivered through balance, texture and precision. An outstanding example of the very highest levels of modern British cooking, everything is executed brilliantly from the bread to the petits fours. A meal might begin with aged Acquerello rice, 36-month-aged parmesan, preserved truffle, wild mushroom and olive oil, and follow with Lincolnshire rabbit, duck liver, Parma ham, teardrop peas and langoustine, or line-caught sea bass, Brixham crab, aged koshihikari rice, smoked leeks and white kombu. Finish a polished dining experience with Pink Lady and Dulsey chocolate mousse and Russet apple sorbet.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

5 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
Pollen Street Social
8–10 Pollen Street, LONDON, W1S 1NQ


  • Seats: 60
  • Private dining available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: Bank Holidays
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 1
  • Wines over £30: 600
  • Wines by the glass: 40
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover London

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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