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Summary

“Take your sense of humour and embrace the place”, say fans of this “crazy, wonderful” chamber – “a stunning” space on the first floor of a huge Mayfair palazzo. That it’s “shockingly expensive” occasions less outrage nowadays, and when it comes to the tasting menus (overseen by Pierre Gagnaire), while “there may be a few more components in each dish too many” there are “some nice marriages of flavours” and results can be “remarkable”. “It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but the trick is to admire the quality and meticulousness, while not taking the ponciness too seriously.”

£147
Very Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“You may feel you’ve taken a sip of something psychedelic!” as you take in the “fabulously camp” decor of this “spectacular” Mayfair dining room, overseen by superstar chef, Pierre Gagnaire. The idiosyncratic cuisine can be “fantastic” too, but the “complicated” combinations can also seem “too clever by half”. Hallucinogens may be advisable on arrival of the bill…

£134
Good
Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The magnificence of the space” certainly makes for “an experience” at this barmily opulent Mayfair dining room, overseen by Parisian supremo Pierre Gagnaire; fans – particularly of the “steal” of a set lunch – hail its “amazing” and “innovative” cuisine too, but sceptics say it’s “so over-priced”.

£134
Good
Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Inspired by Parisian über-chef Pierre Gagnaire, this “crazy” Mayfair dining room offers “experimental” (“weird”) cooking that’s often “incredible”, but which “occasionally fails dramatically”; it’s “way overpriced”, naturally.

£120
Average
Average
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu,
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10.30 pm
No trainers

Sketch, Lecture Room Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Sketch, Lecture Room Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Sketch, Lecture Room restaurant.
Uma G
Stunning dining room. Generous portions of ...
Reviewed 7 months, 24 days ago

"Stunning dining room. Generous portions of delectable well constructed dishes. Attentive service. Definitely one of London's more formal fine dining experiences."

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carol g
Second visit to this beautiful restaurant. ...
Reviewed 10 months, 25 days ago

"Second visit to this beautiful restaurant. Nice welcome and shown up the stairs to the stunning dining rooms. Menu is tricky as there is so much you would like to try. Great ingredients and some nice marriages of flavours. service was very good but maybe not that engaging. This is very good fine dining indeed."

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Michelle H
Lovely restaurant super food very tasty amb...
Reviewed 10 months, 30 days ago

"Lovely restaurant super food very tasty ambitious with quite generous portions maybe a few more components in each dish too many. Service formal and generally very good. Dining area highly impressive."

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9 Conduit St, London, W1S 2XG
Opening hours

lunch noon - 1.45 pm, dinner 7 pm - 11 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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