“Iconic, sophisticated setting for classic destination dining” - AA Inspector
LONDON SW1, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
Run by the Goring family since 1910, this sophisticated Edwardian treasure holds a Royal Warrant and remains one of London's most luxurious hotels. In the restaurant you’ll find David Linley furnishings in soothing shades of gold and cream, while blossom-like Swarovski chandeliers change colour with the light from outside. Service is polished and professional, while the exquisitely conceived and beautiful dishes are a perfect combination of classic traditions and state-of-the-art cooking. Roast Orkney scallop might start things off, with cauliflower, pear William and roe butter sauce. A main of stuffed Norfolk baby chicken comes with crusted globe artichoke, preserved lemon and thyme.
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 70
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 5
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines over £30: 500
- Wines by the glass: 30
- Cuisine style: Traditional British
- Vegetarian menu
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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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