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July 2019: they're back! Julie's has announced that they are re-opening in September 2019, after many years away - and just in time to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Chef Shay Cooper will be in charge of the food.

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‘Coming Soon 2018’ is the message on the website of this once-famous, old Holland Park classic – a famously sexy 1970s subterranean tangle of rooms, where rock stars once partied hard, and where Prince Charles had his stag night back in the day. Apparently, it’s been just-about-to-reopen ever since it closed for a refurb in spring 2016 – we continue to maintain a listing in the hope rather than the expectation that this is correct.

£55
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

For the third year, this seductive 48-year-old – a lush, subterranean warren in a gorgeous Holland Park street that was an A-lister magnet in the ’70s and ’80s – remains closed, with its website promising a forthcoming re-launch for which the date is perennially pushed-out (currently it reads ‘we hope to open in September 2017’). We don’t know the backstory here, but hopefully it will re-appear one day as promised.

£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Last year they said it was closed till spring 2016, this year the website says it’s closed till spring 2017. Let’s hope the relaunch of this famously seductive ’70s warren in Holland Park does soon see the light of day…

Summary

“Those cubbyhole niches have seen a lot of action” over the years, at this famously sexy, ’70s basement warren in Holland Park; just as the food (never great) showed some signs of improving, they closed it till Spring 2016 for a huge refurb – let’s hope it emerges as the knock-out place it has the potential to be.

£65
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
Yes
12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 55
230
Yes
135 Portland Rd, London, W11 4LW
Opening hours

lunch noon, Sun 12.30 pm - 3 pm, Sun 3.30 pm, dinner 7 pm - 11pm
Last orders: 11 pm

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