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December 2020: The team here have launched a pop-up, 'Guinea Express', over the road in a former Pizza Express. 

survey result

Summary

£75
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Splendid old pub” in a cute Mayfair mews whose adjoining “old school” grill-house – “various small rooms packed with tables” – may be “noisy and less-than-comfortable”, but is “an institution” for those fond of a “fabulous steak” or meat pie. “Superb beef and lamb are cooked on the open charcoal grill (you can choose your cut on the way in)” and the meat is of “consummate quality”. With its “excellent real ale” it’s a “good place for the boys” but its “sky-high prices” can deepen the impression of catering for a “principally male, expense-account clientele”. Top Tip – in early 2019, landlord Oison Rogers started opening for breakfast: “full English in meaty portions”.

Summary

£75
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Splendid old pub” in a cute Mayfair mews whose adjoining “old school” grill-house – “various small rooms packed with tables” – may be “noisy and less-than-comfortable”, but is “an institution” for those fond of a “fabulous steak” or meat pie. “Superb beef and lamb are cooked on the open charcoal grill (you can choose your cut on the way in)” and the meat is of “consummate quality”. With its “excellent real ale” it’s a “good place for the boys” but its “sky-high prices” can deepen the impression of catering for a “principally male, expense-account clientele”. Top Tip – in early 2019, landlord Oison Rogers started opening for breakfast: “full English in meaty portions”.

Summary

£75
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Old school” grill room adjacent to a tucked-away Mayfair mews pub, whose traditional British pies and steaks have grown more fashionable in recent years, and led something of a renaissance for its profile. A natural favourite for expense-accounters, the relatively grand “back dining room is the best for business”, or you can grab one of their award-winning steak ’n’ kidney puds in the small and cosy bar at the front.

Summary

£75
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Suddenly fashionable despite its old school ambience” – this “surprising” grill room, behind a pub in a picturesque Mayfair mews, provides some of London’s best steaks and pies (albeit at “very expensive” prices) in a well-preserved, traditional setting.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Portions
28
No dress code
47
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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£13.00 £38.00 £10.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £32.00
Filter Coffee £4.05
Extras  
Service 12.50%
30 Bruton Pl, London, W1J 6NL
Opening hours
Monday11 am‑11 pm
Tuesday11 am‑11 pm
Wednesday11 am‑11 pm
Thursday11 am‑11 pm
Friday11 am‑11 pm
Saturday11 am‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm

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