RestaurantsLondonLeicester SquareWC2H

Harden's says

The signature restaurant of the impressive new five-star "super boutique" hotel right in the heart of central London – off Leicester Square – which also features two Odeon Luxe cinemas and a whisky club. Opened in September 2021 serving an all-day European menu; see also Joshua's Tavern (a pub) and 8 at The Londoner (rooftop izakaya with fire pits).

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Summary

£87
 ££££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This 300-room landmark hotel – from the Edwardian Group – just off Leicester Square had been set to open in 2020 as the pandemic hit, and finally launched in September 2021. As well as incorporating two Odeon luxe cinemas and a rooftop bar with fire pits, it offers six concept eateries, bars and a tavern. The main event is Whitcomb’s, an all-day bar/brasserie. Other possibilities include The Stage (for breakfast, tea and caviar, with Champagne a-go-go); and 8 at The Londoner (on the rooftop, serving Japanese dishes and cocktails).

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£18.50 £34.50 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £5.25
Extras  
Service 15.00%
The Londoner, 38 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7DT
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑4:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm

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