Seven Park Place by William Drabble

“Inspired contemporary French cooking in luxurious comfort” - AA Inspector



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Tucked away in St James’s, the eponymously titled five-star hotel and club is home to one of London’s most seductive dining opportunities, where the incomparable William Drabble has been producing dynamic and creative modern French cuisine since 2009. The dining room is a gem, small but perfectly formed, shimmering with rich, warm colours and bold contemporary artworks. The set lunch is a great introduction to William’s work for anyone on a budget (two choices at each course), with an all-conquering Menu Gourmand at the other end of the spectrum (including a choice of three wine flights or a juice pairing). First-rate ingredients from trusted suppliers lead the way on the à la carte menu. The technical virtuosity on display is impressive from start to finish, with attention to texture, flavour and temperature. The wine ‘book’ excels in France and does more than justice to the rest of the world.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

4 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
Seven Park Place by William Drabble
St James's Hotel and Club, 7–8 Park Place, LONDON, SW1A 1LP


  • Seats: 34
  • Private dining available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Days Closed: Sunday and Monday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 10
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 3
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 20
  • Cuisine style: Modern French

About the area

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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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