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Summary

£104
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The very, very best of Japanese cuisine” is found in the unlikely setting of a luxurious Surrey Hills mansion once owned by press baron Lord Beaverbrook, where Wojciech Popow, founder of the Polish Association of Sushi Chefs, presides over a “wonderful Japanese tasting menu” that delivers “an unforgettable feast”. Through the summer guests can dine in the heated basket of a stationary hot-air balloon in the formal Italian garden, on prized cuts of o-toro tuna and Kobe and wagyu beef cooked on their own yakiniku grill – a “great and expensive experience” (£245 per person).

Summary

£96
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“We keep going back for the top-notch Japanese dishes in sumptuous surroundings”, enjoyed in the surprising venue of press baron Lord Beaverbrook’s palatial mansion in the Surrey Hills. The “super-high-end sushi” and “tasty” Japanese grilled dishes are prepared by Wojciech Popow, founder of the Polish Association of Sushi Chefs, formerly of Noma in Copenhagen and Japanese specialist Yashin in London.

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This grand country-house hotel, just 20 miles from London, is where press baron Lord Beaverbrook used to entertain the great and good. Nowadays its dining room, elevated by bold decor and lofty ceiling, plays host to ex-Noma (etc.) chef Wojciech Popow’s “fabulous Japanese” – namely “remarkable” renditions of classics plus Josper-singed meats and plenty of fermentation wizardry. The grounds are an “absolute delight”, too.

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Reigate Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8QX

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The Dining Room, Beaverbrook Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Dining Room, Beaverbrook Restaurant in KT22, Leatherhead by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Dining Room, Beaverbrook restaurant.
Niels A
Posh, but food good and service very good....
Reviewed 5 months, 26 days ago

"Posh, but food good and service very good."

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Andrew W
Surprisingly good and inventive Japanese co...
Reviewed 11 months, 13 days ago

"Surprisingly good and inventive Japanese cooking by a Polish chef"

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Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.00 £34.80 £16.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £44.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Reigate Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8QX
Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm

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