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Summary

£101
£££££
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.

“Superb devilled kidneys” and “the best steak & kidney pies in London” take second place to the high-quality British steaks cooked on an open grill that are the headline act at this venerable Mayfair institution, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Business entertaining goes down particularly well here: “clients love the fact that the Grill is through the pub and hidden at the back”.

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.

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The Guinea Grill Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Guinea Grill Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Guinea Grill restaurant.
Anthony M
I have marked it a 4 for the sublime salt w...
Reviewed 2 months, 3 days ago

"I have marked it a 4 for the sublime salt washed steaks but would give a 3 otherwise. It's an atmospheric but rather cosy room therefore better for a celebratory lunch than a business one."

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James A
Shockingly bad. The beef wellington was orr...
Reviewed 3 months, 1 day ago

"Shockingly bad. The beef wellington was orrery disgusting and the vegetables were not well cooked. In the new room opposite the old one which is pretty lifeless. Experienced waiters barking at the new ones telling them what they did wrong. Avoid. "

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Lawrence P
This was the first year they offered Christ...
Reviewed 4 months, 23 days ago

"This was the first year they offered Christmas Dinner. The last serving was at 3 PM, but it was lovely with a seafood appetizer, turkey with all the trimmings and more, and a dessert plate that was far too much to finish. The service was excellent. We'll hope they do the event next year, as well."

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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
Monday12 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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