RestaurantsLondonBelgraviaSW1

survey result

Summary

£62
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A very fashionable location on Sloane Square” complete with outside terrace guarantees a steady crowd and “great people-watching” at Corbin & King’s classic café-brasserie – bang next-door to the Royal Court Theatre – and its “delightful” faux-period decor goes a long way in this corner of Chelsea, where flâneurs and ladies-about-town gather en masse. Never C&K’s best performer, it was better rated this year, but even so “the food can vary – it’s usually good, but occasionally bad”. Oft nominated as a good place to start the day, it’s a “great venue for meeting business associates over breakfast”.

Summary

£74
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A slice of Paris in Sloane Square”, this hugely popular brasserie rendezvous is “great for people-watching” and its “atmospheric” faux-period decor evokes “a gallery of film noir scenes”. But while it’s incredibly convenient for those out-and-about in Chelsea, or visiting a production at The Royal Court, there’s something slightly transitory about the experience that makes it the least engaging of Corbin & King’s ventures. Even fans concede its Gallic brasserie fare is “not exceptional” or that it feels like “a treadmill that verges on a money-making machine rather than a relaxed venue”. Top Tip – “they do breakfast just right”.

Summary

£74
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A slice of Paris in Sloane Square”, this hugely popular brasserie rendezvous is “great for people-watching” and its “atmospheric” faux-period decor evokes “a gallery of film noir scenes”. But while it’s incredibly convenient for those out-and-about in Chelsea, or visiting a production at The Royal Court, there’s something slightly transitory about the experience that makes it the least engaging of Corbin & King’s ventures. Even fans concede its Gallic brasserie fare is “not exceptional” or that it feels like “a treadmill that verges on a money-making machine rather than a relaxed venue”. Top Tip – “they do breakfast just right”.

Summary

£63
  £££
1
Poor
1
Poor
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A magnificent location on the corner of Sloane Square” is the crown jewel feature of this “bustling” Parisian-style brasserie, whose “position right near the tube makes it so easy for a business appointment”; and where breakfasting marks “a civilised start to the day”. This is still the weakest runner in the Corbin & King stable however, with Gallic brasserie fare that can be of “Cafe Rouge/airport lounge quality”, and sometimes “snooty” service. Fans are un-moved though: “formulaic it may be, but it’s still the best people watching site in London and a great local hangout!”

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Highchair
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No dress code
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Reviews of Colbert Restaurant in SW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Colbert restaurant.
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We nearly regret previous concept. ...
Reviewed 6 months, 25 days ago

"We nearly regret previous concept. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £24.50 £29.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.80 £23.50 £4.50 £7.25
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £31.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
51 Sloane Sq, London, SW1W 8AX
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑10 pm
Tuesday8 am‑10:30 pm
Wednesday8 am‑10:30 pm
Thursday8 am‑10:30 pm
Friday8 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday8 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday8 am‑10 pm

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