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* 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.

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

Fortnum & Mason’s “very positive” relaunch of the all-day eatery at the rear of the store, whose “chic” looks are in stark contrast to its former traditional style (as the long-running Fountain, RIP). No longer consigned to maiden aunts and their godchildren, “the cocktail chaps shake up an irresistible storm” at the bar, and it offers a “consistently interesting menu and service to match”. Top Tip – some traditions have been maintained – breakfast here goes down a treat.

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

“Like stepping back to a much more glamorous time – the champagne, the caviar, the leather booths, even the little golden coat tickets all make an evening here very special” – F&M’s successful relaunch of its all-day restaurant (formerly The Fountain, RIP) has injected more pizazz into the venue, which serves “decent if very safe food with a really good (and good-value) wine list”. Top Tip – it’s still “a fantastic spot for breakfast” (but doesn’t do afternoon tea any more).

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Owner's description

A DESTINATION RESTAURANT IN THE HEART OF ST. JAMES'S

An exquisite dining room and bar, inspired by the golden age of glamour. Exceptional service for a contemporary London. Cocktails without equal. An innovative menu, always inspired by the season, combining familiar favourites and delicious surprises. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Saturday with roast lunch, carved table-side, every Sunday.

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £39.00
Pretheatre £26.50 £30.50
SundayLunch £26.50 £30.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £22.00 £5.00 £9.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £5.75
Extras  
Service 12.50%

45 Jermyn St. Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of 45 Jermyn St. Restaurant in SW1Y, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of 45 Jermyn St. restaurant.
john k
Enjoyable Scallop starter followed by Lobst...
Reviewed 6 months, 20 days ago

"Enjoyable Scallop starter followed by Lobster and Red Mullett Guazzetto, Artichoke and Fregola which was Flambé at the Table. A wonderful experience "

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45 Jermyn Street, St. James's, London, SW1Y 6DN
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Tuesday7 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Wednesday7 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday7 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday7 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday8 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑11:30 pm
Sunday8 am‑6 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm

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