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survey result

Summary

£80
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The modern update of Fortnums’ old Edwardian buttery has become a “go-to eatery in the West End”, “much-loved and much-used”. “This place is fab and works on many different levels, depending on the occasion you’re eating out for” – equally suitable for “a great breakfast (including the healthier stuff)” as for business entertaining, when “you come away pleasantly lighter of wallet, but at least your clients won’t think you’ve gone all hedge-fund on them”.

Summary

£73
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Elegant yet relaxed” – Fortnum & Mason created “a real winner” a couple of years ago with this “beautiful bar/dining room”, whose “fabulous cocktails” and “stylish” cuisine make a “smart-but-not-overpowering” replacement for the crusty Edwardian buttery, The Fountain (RIP), which it replaced. Handy for business, it’s also a popular early morning choice for a “cosseting and superb breakfast” (“exactly what I need to recover after the overnight from New York!”). Top Menu Tip – Beef Wellington, with the sauce flambéed at the table.

Summary

£73
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Elegant yet relaxed” – Fortnum & Mason created “a real winner” a couple of years ago with this “beautiful bar/dining room”, whose “fabulous cocktails” and “stylish” cuisine make a “smart-but-not-overpowering” replacement for the crusty Edwardian buttery, The Fountain (RIP), which it replaced. Handy for business, it’s also a popular early morning choice for a “cosseting and superb breakfast” (“exactly what I need to recover after the overnight from New York!”). Top Menu Tip – Beef Wellington, with the sauce flambéed at the table.

Summary

£68
  £££
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.

“Slightly theatrical service” of Beef Wellington and traditional flambé dishes from trolleys adds to the retro appeal and glamorous atmosphere of Fortnum & Mason’s chic, St James’s restaurant (whose cocktail bar, and witty evoking of a “bygone era”, contrasts sharply with the more ‘maiden aunt’ styling of The Fountain, RIP, which it replaced a couple of years ago). It’s a useful location, nominated for business and breakfast – often at the same time!

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£13.75 £27.50 £5.50 £4.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.50
Filter Coffee £4.75
Extras  
Service 12.50%
45 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6DN
Opening hours
Monday7:30 am‑11 pm
Tuesday7:30 am‑11 pm
Wednesday7:30 am‑11 pm
Thursday7:30 am‑11 pm
Friday7:30 am‑11 pm
Saturday8 am‑11 pm
Sunday8 am‑6 pm

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