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Summary

£94
 ££££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Mexico City chef Martha Ortiz was creating a good reputation for her street-food-inspired menu at this venture, within a large hotel right on Hyde Park Corner. ‘Temporarily closed’ as we go to press: a call to the hotel in September 2021 showed no fixed time had been set for a re-opening.

Summary

£85
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Authentic Mexican street food” stars in the “not-at-all street-food setting” of the Park Lane Intercontinental hotel in this three-year-old from celebrated Mexico City chef Martha Ortiz. The food both “looks and tastes amazing”, although – not surprisingly, given the location – it is “expensive for what it is”.

Summary

£85
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Authentic Mexican street food” stars in the “not-at-all street-food setting” of the Park Lane Intercontinental hotel in this two-year-old from celebrated Mexico City chef Martha Ortiz. The food both “looks and tastes amazing”, although – not surprisingly, given the location – it is “expensive for what it is”.

Summary

£80
 ££££
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.

The Times’s Giles Coren described it as “the worst restaurant he’s ever reviewed”, but reporters’ feedback (if still a tad limited) is very much more upbeat on Martha Ortiz’s London newcomer, which occupies the Intercontinental Park Lane’s ‘second’ dining space (as made-over by David Collins Studio). Its most ardent fans say, “the heart and soul of the very best Mexico has to offer is brought to lucky London”, and even those who find it “very expensive” say that “it’s a fun experience, with great staff and interesting and unusual food”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre   £39.00
Brunch   £45.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 75.00   6

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.00 £28.00 £5.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £6.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
InterContinental London Park Lane, Park Lane, London, W1J 7QY
Opening hours
Monday5:30 pm‑1 am
Tuesday5:30 pm‑1 am
Wednesday5:30 pm‑1 am
Thursday5:30 pm‑1 am
Friday5:30 pm‑2 am
Saturday11:30 am‑4 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑6 pm

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