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Summary

Part of Mourad Mazouz’s lavish Mayfair palazzo, this OTT favourite (the ‘cheap’ dining option here – see also Sketch, Lecture Room) is a perennial hit with a Zoolander-esque crowd keener on looking ‘really, really, really ridiculously good looking’ than on the eclectic cuisine, which is very expensive, and can seem like a case of “Emperor’s new clothes”. Who cares though? – with David Shrigley’s pinker-than-pink design-scheme it’s “an Instagrammer’s dream”, and who doesn’t want to have paid at least one visit to the egg-shaped loos?

£90
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The “pure opulence” of this Mayfair hangout for the art and fashion crowd – with David Shrigley’s “camp and ridiculous”, pink-walled contemporary baroque decor – makes it many fashionista’s “favourite, special place”. Foodwise, it’s “all very nice... but not really, at that price”. Top Tip: the whole point of a meal is the chance to visit the egg-shaped toilet pods.

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

Summary

“Everything from the David Shrigley sketches covering the candy-pink walls to the teacups are witty and whimsical” at this Mayfair fashionista favourite – and the famous egg-shaped pods in the “space-age loos” are “worth the queue” too. Was there something else? Ah yes, the food… “also completely OTT, and not in a good way, and eye-wateringly expensive with no reason to be”. Top Tip – the “fun-filled” afternoon tea.

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

Summary

“The must-visit loos” are traditionally a more consistent attraction than the perennially pricey and gimmicky cuisine at this Mayfair fashionista-favourite, given a romantic but mad, rhapsody-in-pink makeover a couple of years ago (with art from designer/director David Shrigley). It avoided harsh feedback this year however, and for afternoon tea in particular it’s worth a whirl – “(over) indulgence with a lightness of touch”.

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

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Restaurant details

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Highchair, Menu
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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£17.00 £27.00 £6.00 £10.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.50
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
9 Conduit St, London, W1S 2XG
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am-11 pm
Tuesday11:30 am-11 pm
Wednesday11:30 am-11 pm
Thursday11:30 am-11 pm
Friday11:30 am-11 pm
Saturday11:30 am-11 pm
Sunday11:30 am-10:30 pm

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