The Ritz Restaurant

British Restaurant in Mayfair
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7 / 10 from 3 reviews
The Ritz
150 Piccadilly
020 7493 8181
Nearest Station
Green Park
0.05 miles
Opening Summary
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday 7:00-10:30 & Sunday 8:00-10:30
Lunch: Monday - Sunday 12:30-14:00
Dinner: Monday - Saturday 17:30-22:00 & Sunday 19:00-22:30
Restaurant Facilities

Disabled Facilities

Children Welcome

Credit Cards Accepted

Music Played

Live Music Played

Outdoor Area

Booking Advisable

It may not be as fashionable as it once was, and may be more famous for its afternoon tea than for its meals, but there is little doubt that the opulence of the Ritz Restaurant still attracts diners to celebrate special occasions.

The food harks back to the days of Escoffier’s classic recipes, with chef John Williams MBE sourcing most of his seasonal ingredients from the British Isles. The décor is a throwback to the court of Louis XVI, you simply will not find grander surroundings in London.

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In The News

The Ritz launches the Garden Bar Champagne Terrace

This year The Ritz London is launching The Garden Bar, Champagne Terrace, serving Champagne, cigars and canapés by Executive Chef John Williams MBE.

Executive Chef of The Ritz London awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

John Williams MBE wins award at Tatler Restaurant Awards 2013

The Ritz Restaurant presents Les Arts de la Table

The art of tableside service...

All In London talks to John Williams

Executive Chef John Williams talks ingredients, trends and truffles

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For the ultimate in posh dining head to The Ritz, where smart dress is essential. Food is innovative (lamb with smoked aubergine and rosemary curd, butter poached turbot with oxtail and lemon verbena) and with a set dinner menu for £50 not as exorbitant as you’d imagine. The terrace provides a pretty, yet unfussy alternative to the dining room.

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If you’re looking for sheer opulence they don’t come much grander than The Ritz, with its chandeliers and frescoes fit for a royal dining room. The classical paintings cover the entire ceiling, while floor to ceiling windows look out onto the pretty terrace. Don’t even think about turning up sporting jeans or in the case of the gents, without a jacket.

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It doesn't hurt to push the boat out

At the capital’s opulent restaurant par excellencethe food is inspired by master chef Escoffier’s classic cuisine. With frescoes on the ceiling, chandeliers and gilded furnishings, there is no grander dining room, with the possible exception of where the Royal Family take their supper.

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London's Most Opulent Buildings

Buildings with bling

The world’s most famous hotel pays homage to the court of Louis XVI, so there’s no scrimping on gold and chintz. The theme extends to the rooms, where antique furniture, dramatic curtains and ornamented mirrors are the norm; in short, it’s more Prince Phillip than Ryan Phillippe. A perfect example of Ritz extravagance is The Palm Court, where the hotel’s popular afternoon tea is served, complete with skylight, a fountain, a birdcage and gilt statues.

User Reviews

Ian and Jeannie
from New Zealand

Aug 11, 2013

Absolutely the classic dining with service to match. The ambience of the dining room really just cannot be matched anywhere in London.We try to make it a yearly treat when we are in London at Christmas. The food is a course by course continual delight. Im always amazed how well they can combine quite standard ingredients in a way that maximises the taste experience. The presentation as you would be expect is immaculate

Nov 19, 2009

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz. I was very disappointed with the Ritz. The staff could not find our booking, the silverware was dirty, the paint was pealing off the walls and we had to listen to loud piano music (Chris de burgh covers).The food was nothing grand. Sadly it did not live up to its reputation.

Sep 25, 2008

would definately reccomend and the toilets are really nice and there's a guy playing a grand piano as you walk in (just dont go in wearing a biker jacket lol)
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