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April 2020: During the Covid-19 lockdown, the news emerged that The Ritz has been sold by the Barclay brothers, who have owned it for 25 years, to an as yet unnamed Qatari investor.

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Summary

£129
£££££
3
Good
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5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“For a very special occasion, there is nowhere better” than this “beyond-compare” Louis XVI chamber, widely acclaimed as “the most beautiful dining room in London”: “it will not only rekindle the romance in your marriage, it’s also great for impressing on business”. “Not to be totally outdone by the surroundings, staff are friendly and unpretentious, and the classic cuisine under head chef John Willliams is measured and precise (if not exactly cheap… but it’s not supposed to be!)”. Top Tip – “a lovely fancy place for an epic breakfast”; also “the dinner dance is special and great value”.

Summary

£132
£££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the best rooms in London, if not in the world!” – this “most beautiful” Louis XVI chamber provides a “glorious” riot of bronze, marble, painted ceiling and mirrors. From the kitchen overseen by John Williams, the “traditional Anglo-French dishes served from splendid silver carts” provide “an utterly magnificent and delightfully plutocratic experience… if sadly with prices to match”. “Service treats you like royalty”, and “for a romantic evening, you can’t beat it” (especially, for older lovebirds, if combined with the evenings of music and dance).

Summary

£132
£££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The most beautiful dining room on the planet” – this “stunning” Louis XVI chamber is “a wonderful place for a celebratory experience”, especially a romantic one. The “glorious classical cuisine” has “stepped up a notch” in recent years, and “even though it’s eye-wateringly expensive it’s always impressive”, and delivered by “knowledgeable and passionate staff”. Top Tip – “the latest incarnation of its weekend dinner dance is also excellent”.

Summary

£134
£££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
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Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“London’s most beautiful dining room” (decorated in the style of Louis XVI) “never fails to work its magic” (and you can also “eat out on the terrace overlooking Green Park for a lovely treat”). Historically the “exemplary” service has tended to outshine the “traditional” British cuisine here, but most reports this year found it “exceptionally good in every way”. Top Tip – “the dinner-dance on Friday and Saturday is a top experience”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Entertainments, Highchair, Menu
Yes
16-27
Jacket & tie required
90
Yes

The Ritz Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Ritz Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Ritz restaurant.
Paul I
Exceptional cuppa with club offer...
Reviewed 2 months, 27 days ago

"Exceptional cuppa with club offer"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £63.00
Dinner   £120.00
Pretheatre   £71.00
SundayLunch   £71.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 105.00 L only 5
Menu2 130.00 L only 7

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£28.00 £48.00 £40.00 £18.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £6.50
150 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9BR
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday7 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday7 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday7 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday7 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday7 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday8 am‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm

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