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£93
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

To be “blown away by the decor” – with its “beautiful high ceiling and sense of spaciousness” – is still the dominant reaction to Jason Atherton’s glam dining room inside Ian Shrager’s Edition hotel, north of Oxford Street. “Wish the food could be at the same level as the interior” is another common theme, however, as is ever-more “arrogant” or “haphazard” service, and there’s a general feeling that, on current form, the place is “serving a transient market with its glorious setting rather than focussing on the product and delivery”.

Summary

£93
 ££££
2
Average
1
Poor
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

To be “blown away by the decor” – with its “beautiful high ceiling and sense of spaciousness” – is still the dominant reaction to Jason Atherton’s glam dining room inside Ian Shrager’s Edition hotel, north of Oxford Street. “Wish the food could be at the same level as the interior” is another common theme, however, as is ever-more “arrogant” or “haphazard” service, and there’s a general feeling that, on current form, the place is “serving a transient market with its glorious setting rather than focussing on the product and delivery”.

Summary

£75
 ££££
2
Average
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5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “awesome” setting of its “beautiful” interior provides one of London’s most impressive backdrops for a meal at this grand dining room, north of Oxford Street (recommended for romance, but especially for business). Most reports give a thumbs-up to the “pricey-but-solid” cuisine overseen by Jason Atherton, but – especially at the price – results can be “rather forgettable” (and there were a couple of disastrous meals reported this year). Afternoon teas and Sunday roasts are a recent innovation.

Summary

£75
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The magnificent room”“not an intimate affair, but a breathtaking and fun showpiece” that “makes you feel glamorous and special” – underpins the appeal of this “impressively grand” chamber, north of Oxford Street. The modern British cuisine (overseen by Jason Atherton) is “OK”, but “unduly expensive”“you’re there for the ambience”. Top Tip – “brunch here makes for a perfect Sunday morning”.

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The Berners Tavern Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Berners Tavern Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Berners Tavern restaurant.
Daniel C
Fabulous dining room, but overpriced food t...
Reviewed 5 months, 18 days ago

"Fabulous dining room, but overpriced food that rarely elevates above good gastropub fare. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£16.00 £31.50 £10.00 £14.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £32.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
10 Berners St, London, W1T 3NP
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Opening hours
Monday7 am‑10am
Tuesday7 am‑10 am, 5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday7 am‑10 am, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday7 am‑10 am, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday7 am‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday7 am‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday7 am‑10 am, 12 pm‑4 pm

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