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survey result

Summary

£114
£££££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It’s as a site for an exceptional afternoon tea – with fusion-flavoured finger sarnies adding some brio to the traditional experience – or a “chic brunch” that this posh brasserie, in a conservatory addition to Mayfair’s most upper-crust of hotels, excites enthusiasm. When it comes to star NYC-chef, Jean Georges Vongerichten’s “unusual” main menu – from pizza to caviar via truffle cheeseburger (and minus the SE Asian notes for which the chef is most famous) – it can seem like a “stunning and relaxing” experience… or merely “overpriced”, “tired and lacking flavour”.

Summary

£114
£££££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It’s as a site for an exceptional afternoon tea – with fusion-flavoured finger sarnies adding some brio to the traditional experience – or a “chic brunch” that this posh brasserie, in a conservatory addition to Mayfair’s most upper-crust of hotels, excites enthusiasm. When it comes to star NYC-chef, Jean Georges Vongerichten’s “unusual” main menu – from pizza to caviar via truffle cheeseburger (and minus the SE Asian notes for which the chef is most famous) – it can seem like a “stunning and relaxing” experience… or merely “overpriced”, “tired and lacking flavour”.

Summary

£98
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Mixed and limited feedback on this stellar NYC’s chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s latest London foray, which occupies a light-filled conservatory at the side of this blue-blooded Mayfair hotel. Ratings are not bad for its eclectic menu – from caviar and wagyu beef to pizza and cod ’n’ chips – but although results can be “really lovely”, it’s darn expensive and no-one is that blown away. One stand-out feature though – “superb afternoon tea”.

Summary

No-one comes to The Connaught to save money, but early press reviews on this summer 2017 revamp of the hotel’s ‘second’ restaurant (the slightly less informal one) under star Jean-Georges Vongerichten, are slightly guarded when it comes to the NYC chef’s haute-comfort food here: not because it’s bad, but because £25-£30 is a lot for a pizza or burger, even if the former has truffle on it. (The launch PR also insists that you can now order pizza take-out from The Connaught – go on we dare you…)

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £88.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£22.00 £29.00 £6.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £50.00
Filter Coffee £7.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
The Connaught, Carlos Place, London, W1K 2AL
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday7 am‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm

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