RestaurantsLondonHolland ParkW11

survey result

Summary

£92
 ££££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“We’re so happy to have Julie’s back – the atmosphere is brilliant”, say long-time fans of this Holland Park veteran – a hugely characterful subterranean warren that’s a throwback to the louche 1970s and still under long-time owners Tim and Cathy Herring. Its reopening in late 2019 after four years of closure soon turned into a rebaptism of fire with the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, and eventual departure of launch chef Shay Cooper on reopening in May 2021. Overall, however, the impression this romantic destination gives is that it has been successfully resurrected much as before: “with a brilliant atmosphere, and food that’s a bit overpriced”.

Summary

£56
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

At last! Since 2015 this Holland Park icon of louche 1970s living – an intriguing subterranean labyrinth of differently-styled chambers – has promised that it will reopen, and it finally looks set to happen in September 2019, in time for its 50th year in business. Its updated looks are unknown as yet, but they have recruited a good chef in the form of Shay Cooper, who held a Michelin star at his previous gig, The Goring.

Summary

£56
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

At last! Since 2015 this Holland Park icon of louche 1970s living – an intriguing subterranean labyrinth of differently-styled chambers – has promised that it will reopen, and it finally looks set to happen in September 2019, in time for its 50th year in business. Its updated looks are unknown as yet, but they have recruited a good chef in the form of Shay Cooper, who held a Michelin star at his previous gig, The Goring.

Summary

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

‘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.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 55
No dress code
230
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £30.00 £35.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.50 £51.50 £6.00 £9.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £40.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 12.50%
135 Portland Rd, London, W11 4LW
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday10 am‑12 am
Wednesday10 am‑12 am
Thursday10 am‑12 am
Friday10 am‑12 am
Saturday10 am‑12 am
SundayCLOSED

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