Harden's says

Proper restaurant pedigree at this bistro in Notting Hill, which opened in October 2022: founder Chris D’Sylva, the owner of two high-profile local food shops, Notting Hill Fish + Meat and Supermarket of Dreams, has brought together a team including chefs Max Coen, formerly of Frantzén, Kitchen Table and most recently Ikoyi; George Williams, formerly of River Café; and Kai Menneken, of Phil Howard’s Church Road in Barnes. Ben Whitfield, a former general manager of Brasserie Zédel, runs the front of house, while the drinks come under Ale Villa, most recently of Clare Smyth’s nearby Core.

survey result

Summary

£51
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With Chris D’Sylva’s background (Notting Hill Fish Shop and Supermarket of Dreams) “the ingredient quality was always going to be superb” at this “constantly buzzing” new ‘bistro for locals’, which has instantly become something of a “modern classic” for the Notting Hillbilly in-crowd. Chef Max Coen “manages to make decadent dishes seem simple” (“steak is to die for”; or “feast on the most melting buttery liver pâté”) and “counter seats are excellent for kitchen watching”“you get the cooking show and a fantastic atmosphere with lots of interesting fellow diners”.

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105-107 Talbot Road, London, W11 2AT

Dorian Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Dorian Restaurant in W11, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Dorian restaurant.
Martin L
The MOST disappointing meal of the last twe...
Reviewed 5 months, 11 days ago

"The MOST disappointing meal of the last twelve months. Everything was awful. Our table was adjacent to the door, which was constantly opening, a freezing draft blasting us. The tables were crammed so closely together, we could hear the conversations two tables away. The food was fantastically expensive - much more than you list. The service was indifferent and rushed. Each dish, including the vegetables, came without cutlery. We had to ask four times on separate occasions for serving cutlery. I have rarely felt so angry and disappointed in any London restaurant. Drunk on it's own hype, they have forgotten the guest experience actually matters."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£17.50 £28.50 £0.00
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
105-107 Talbot Road, London, W11 2AT
Opening hours
Monday5:30 am‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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