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Summary

£62
  £££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lorne has gone from strength to strength since its recovery from its awful flash flood”, which closed it for a significant portion of 2018 – “it’s a measure of the warm feelings it generates that just about all staff came back when the restaurant reopened, as did all the regulars who had become loyalists in a relatively short period of time”. Owned and run by Katie Exton and Peter Hall, it’s a “tranquil space” with “no fuss and no pretentiousness”, but “unexpectedly good, seasonal food for a street a stone’s throw from Victoria, and lined with medium-priced, fast-food restaurants”. A good chunk of its appeal lies in its “vast and interesting wine list” on which “Katie provides guidance”.

Summary

£62
  £££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lorne has gone from strength to strength since its recovery from its awful flash flood”, which closed it for a significant portion of 2018 – “it’s a measure of the warm feelings it generates that just about all staff came back when the restaurant reopened, as did all the regulars who had become loyalists in a relatively short period of time”. Owned and run by Katie Exton and Peter Hall, it’s a “tranquil space” with “no fuss and no pretentiousness”, but “unexpectedly good, seasonal food for a street a stone’s throw from Victoria, and lined with medium-priced, fast-food restaurants”. A good chunk of its appeal lies in its “vast and interesting wine list” on which “Katie provides guidance”.

Summary

£60
  £££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It arrived in a wave of critical approval and it well deserves all the praise it has received!” – Katie Exton and Peter Hall “have done an incredible job” with this “fantastic, relatively new addition to Pimlico” in the “tricky locale” near Victoria station. A “lovely little neighbourhood spot”, “the kitchen produces exquisite food using market-fresh produce” from a “concise, regularly-changing menu of inventive food that’s not overly fussy” but “executed delightfully, often with an unexpected twist”. “Front of house is the co-owner Katie, who will guide you through the excellent wine list: her wine knowledge is superb and her advice sensible and unpretentious”. (The restaurant was closed for a significant chunk of 2018 due to flooding, but has now reopened.)

Summary

£60
  £££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A triumph from the River Café/Chez Bruce/The Square’s Katie Exton and Peter Hall” – this “confident, new modern British kid on ever-more-interesting Pimlico culinary block” (on the same street as A Wong) is yet another reason to brave the “grimy streets surrounding Victoria station”. “The seasonal menu is expertly created and cooked” and matched with a “concise but astonishingly tempting wine list” in a “light”, simple space.

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Highchair,Portions
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Lorne Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Lorne Restaurant in SW1V, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Lorne restaurant.
William P
Delightful service and subtle cooking gave ...
Reviewed 1 months, 21 days ago

"Delightful service and subtle cooking gave us a taste for finer dining "

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Stephen L
A delightfully welcoming relaxing experienc...
Reviewed 11 months, 2 days ago

"A delightfully welcoming relaxing experience"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £24.00 £29.00
Pretheatre £24.00 £29.00
SundayLunch   £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£14.00 £25.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
76 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1DE
Opening hours
Monday6 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm

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