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Summary

£87
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Refined, classic cuisine is well-presented and served with grace” at Anthony Demetre’s “classy” hotel dining room, near Trafalgar Square (to which he shifted from Mayfair a couple of years ago). Even fans can find the experience rather “expensive” in its new quarters, but – especially for a hotel – it’s “a beautiful venue” and one that’s very conveniently situated for business or pre-theatre.

Summary

£79
 ££££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Anthony Demetre upped sticks and re-located his well-liked Mayfair establishment into the Sofitel, just off Trafalgar Square, taking over the attractive space that was formerly Balcon (RIP). It opened in August 2019, too late for survey feedback, but he’s a deft and very accomplished chef, and his presence at this very handily situated venue seems likely to deepen its longstanding appeal as a quality rendezvous just away from the bustle of the West End. Fay Maschler’s early days review was rapturous.

Summary

£79
 ££££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Anthony Demetre upped sticks and re-located his well-liked Mayfair establishment into the Sofitel, just off Trafalgar Square, taking over the attractive space that was formerly Balcon (RIP). It opened in August 2019, too late for survey feedback, but he’s a deft and very accomplished chef, and his presence at this very handily situated venue seems likely to deepen its longstanding appeal as a quality rendezvous just away from the bustle of the West End. Fay Maschler’s early days review was rapturous.

Summary

£79
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“For dinner, it’s warm and inviting”, while during its busier lunchtime service, Anthony Demetre’s “very comfortable” and “slightly retro” Mayfair venue is a favoured business entertaining spot. “The food is delightful (the signature rabbit dish is heavenly)” and it’s also known for its “interesting and varied wine list”. Top Tip: “the fixed price lunch is excellent value for money”.

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Restaurant details

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Highchair
No dress code
65

Wild Honey St James Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Wild Honey St James Restaurant in SW1Y, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Wild Honey St James restaurant.
Peter C
Have this place a second chance. Food was ...
Reviewed 23 days ago

"Have this place a second chance. Food was good. Lunch set menu excellent value. The waiting staff, unfortunately, lost the plot. "

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Peter C
Service was inconsistent...
Reviewed 2 months, 8 days ago

"Service was inconsistent"

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Carolyn H
Had the set lunch here with friends.l ate m...
Reviewed 4 months, 20 days ago

"Had the set lunch here with friends.l ate mackerel ceviche, cod with shrimp sauce and broccoli and chocolate sorbet. All of which were very good. We were particularly impressed by the plate of “Bonne Bouches” provided with the coffees."

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Jin L
Bistro/ brassiere level cooking, not quite ...
Reviewed 6 months, 9 days ago

"Bistro/ brassiere level cooking, not quite fine dining. Very mediocre. You could even see the cleaning equipment behind the curtains on the window ledge! Good bread though! "

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Jane G
A fusion of Mediterranean & English all coo...
Reviewed 8 months, 19 days ago

"A fusion of Mediterranean & English all cooked perfectly in a tasteful setting."

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Robert K
For lunch the food was high quality but not...
Reviewed 9 months, 9 days ago

"For lunch the food was high quality but not exceptional so would not recommend. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre   £35.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 89.00 Dinner only 8

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£16.00 £38.00 £11.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Sofitel, 8 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5NG
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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