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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

) #203 of 18,119 Restaurants in London €€€€ French, European,
53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
+44 20 7629 8866
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (167 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (100 reviews)
“macaroons” (88 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went there for lunch with my wife. The Dorchester's lobby is lovely. The service and staff is what you'd expect from a 3star Michelin. So is the cutlery and napkins etc etc. We took the Luncheon and the wine that they suggested was good as...More

Thank yoram a
Reviewed 4 days ago

Despite reserving a table weeks in advance me and a friend were refused entry because I was wearing an Armani ‘T-shirt’ and my friend was wearing yeezys. A member of staff named Damien Pepin very unwelcomingly stopped us at the door. Despite explaining that we...More

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the last 8 or 9 years my friend and I have tried London's 'best' restaurants for each other's birthday, so I write this with that experience behind me. This was my first time eating at a 3 star restaurant and it easily surpassed expectations....More

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AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for kindly recommending Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester following your dinner. I am delighted to read that you both had such a wonderful experience celebrating your birthdays, mentioning in particular the cuisine and the service as highlights....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester is not a bad restaurant, and it is designed to match the Michelin 3 stars standards. But it has some serious flaws that are more important to mention than the nature of food. For foods: In regard of the food...More

Thank xudina
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am sincerely sorry to read that your experience did not match your expectations despite your kind comments on the cuisine. Please be assured that it is of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, what can I say? I took my Dad here for his birthday lunch with my Mum, and the service was nothing short of sensational. The food, as one might expect, was exquisite. The service was second to none. We opted for the classic tasting...More

Thank JonnyQ26
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, It is with sincere pleasure that I read your feedback regarding the cuisine, the service and the ambiance following your visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am delighted to know that our Tasting menu and wine pairing were to your liking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well executed but not our favorite of the top London restaurants. It was enjoyable but not exciting or memorable. At least it is a lot better than Alain Ducasse Paris!More

Thank naplesinsider1
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback following your visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am sincerely sorry to read that your experience did not match your expectations. I will share and discuss...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prepare to be wowed!!! the Dorchester is beautiful. The restaurant was sleek and sophisticated. Service was exceptional. food was whimsical and interesting. We really enjoyed our meal. The pea soup was delicious. Definitely coming backMore

Thank Matthew F
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, On behalf of the Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester team, I would like to thank you for your most enthusiastic review following your dining experience. It is a pleasure to receive such encouraging feedback, and I am very happy to note that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a booking a couple of weeks in advance as I was visiting LDN with a friend. He mentioned this was his favorite restaurant and as an early birthday treat decided to take him here. I had a basic lunch set which included a...More

Thank Edward C
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your extremely kind feedback following your visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the overall experience in the restaurant, and that your friend’s birthday was such a success. I am delighted...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food amazing, service first class, a wonderful treat for a group of friends. This was possibly one of the best meals I have had - the veal was to die for!More

Thank bluefifimac
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for the most enthusiastic feedback following your recent dining experience in Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, in particular your mention of the cuisine and service. It is extremely satisfying to read that you enjoyed your time with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a deal of 3 courses with matching wines for a treat for my Mum and me for mother's day, and it was a lovely afternoon. The service was second to none - attentive and friendly, with nothing too much trouble. It really makes...More

Thank GillMcC1978
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am delighted to read that you both enjoyed a memorable lunch. Thank you very much for your kind feedback on the Lunch Hour Menu, highlighting...More

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haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
KBeth00
Is the entire table asked to participate when choosing the tasting menu / seasonal menu? Or, for instance, could one do a la carte and the other do tasting?
28 April 2017|
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Response from qwertyStockholm | Reviewed this property |
I ask the same question. They can mix, but "dont" rekomend it". We hade two different tasting menys
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chrissmirnoff
I have just booked a table for 4 people for dinner in May in the restaurant. Do male diners have to wear shirts, ties and jackets please.
28 March 2017|
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Response from wearyLondon | Reviewed this property |
shirt and jacket, wow dinner, plenty ££££.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$89 - US$317
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 8866
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Dorchester
Description
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester offers contemporary French cuisine in the sleek Jouin Manku designed dining-room along with a professional, bespoke and friendly service orchestrated by Restaurant Director Damien Pepin and his energetic team. Executive Chef, Jean-Philippe Blondet interprets Alain Ducasse's cuisine with a modern and refined approach, consistently championing and enhancing current seasonal produce, much of which is sourced from British and French suppliers. Signature dishes include "Saute gourmand" of lobster, truffled chicken quenelles and homemade pasta; Dry aged beef, artichokes and bone marrow, and the delicate Baba like in 'Monte-Carlo'. A perfect place for a savvy lunch, the restaurant offers a 3 course set menu including wine, water and coffee. Private dining is also a must-try experience with the stunning Table Lumiere where guests can create their bespoke dining experience by choosing from specially selected sets of china by Hermes; the spacious Salon Park Lane bathed in natural light and the cosy Salon Prive.
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