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Summary

£60
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In the bowels of the RA, this subterranean venue (with bar, garden and dining room) is praised by fans for providing “reliable food in a civilised space”. Typically for Peyton & Byrne though, it doesn’t impress everyone, with the odd report of some “terrible” dishes.

Summary

£60
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In the bowels of the RA, this subterranean venue (with bar, garden and dining room) is praised by fans for providing “reliable food in a civilised space”. Typically for Peyton & Byrne though, it doesn’t impress everyone, with the odd report of some “terrible” dishes.

Summary

£66
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Tucked away in the basement of the massively expanded Royal Academy, this “quiet” and elegant venue (with bar, garden and dining room) is undoubtedly “useful if visiting an exhibition”. Fans acclaim the modern British cooking here, too, but the odd doubter continues to feel that it “needs to do better” on the food front.

Summary

£66
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“OK post-culture”, but “could do better” remains a fair assessment of this popular operation, hidden in the vaults of the Royal Academy (which is reserved at lunchtime for RA members and their guests). “It’s a useful location” (if a slightly “gloomy” one), but while fans say it’s “lovely” it disappoints too often to be a totally recommendable one.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
46
64

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £16.50 £5.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, , London, W1J 0BD
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑6 pm, 4 pm‑11:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑6 pm, 4 pm‑11:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑6 pm, 4 pm‑11:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑6 pm, 4 pm‑11:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑6 pm, 4 pm‑11:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑6 pm, 4 pm‑11:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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