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Helene Darroze at The Connaught

Carlos Place | Mayfair, London W1K 2AL, England
+44 20 3147 7200
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 5 min
18:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Carlos Place | Mayfair, London W1K 2AL, England
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1 - 10 of 709 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited for my birthday treat from me to me. Arrived at 7pm for drinks in the bar before an 8pm dinner and waddled out at just before 1am. That's what I call a good night! Service from start to finish was just wonderful: the perfect...More

Thank PennyPurples
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food at Helene Darroze was totally exceptional. We ate like kings and had the most delicious dinner. The only thing that was disappointing was that we had specifically emailed ahead, and notified our waiter at the beginning of dinner of our allergies, but three...More

Thank PidgeonWife6
Reviewed 6 days ago

The care showed throughout the entire meal, the attention to the smallest detail, the space given when necessary made our date an experience to hold forever. And yes, food came full with novelty fusions and gripping tales. Will return at some point to experience the...More

Thank Tiago G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In general, very good food. I think the winner was the steamed foie gras. Never thought that foie gras could be steamed in fig leaves, really excellent! The scallops were also excellent, extremely fresh and tasty! The pork is a bit dry on the edges....More

Thank Tysonholly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the classic special event dining experience. We were a party of six and opted for the five-course tasting menu accompanied by some excellent wines. Everything was prepared to perfection and the service was attentive. Is Helene Darroze worth the heady price? For a...More

Thank robertwD7057IG
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was exceptional We did the food and wine pairing Thought some of the wines were tired and played on age rather than complimentary tastes The food was beautifully presented but some of the courses just lacked flavour and were oddly paired on the...More

Thank FFlierman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having eaten at a lot of London's finest we decided to try Helen Darroze at the Connaught. What a disappointment! The hotel is right in the middle of Mayfair and offers everything at a rather inflated cost. When you use the facilities and they have...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find it always a bit difficult having a decent meat-free meal on a Friday. But here I enjoyed the atmosphere and the food, though the alcohol-free alternatives instead of the two glasses wine in their set lunch package (which I highly recommend for value...More

Thank Flugwiesel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a special birthday, and my wife took me here. Lovely attentive service (with a smile) without being too snobbish. We had the tasting menu, which you chose by removing the dishes you don't want from a wooden board, leaving you just what you...More

Thank PeteChristopher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went at the Darroze at the for the business lunch at 55 £ for a 3 meal course with wine pairing and coffee or tea and mineral water. It was beyond our expectations: great food ( la cuisine française à son sommet), great and...More

Thank Chrisligiaga
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vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
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Joe M
12 March 2017|
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Response from Francesco P | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it's so strict in terms of sress code, mostly for lunch. However, just give them a call, to be 100% sure.
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F A
30 January 2015|
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Response from gchcu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have a 8 year old boy they happily served us. As long as they like calamari/ seafood, meat, vanilla/chocolate ice cream (I'm sure they like the ice cream part) but they do not have a kids menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$70 - US$209
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlos Place | Mayfair, London W1K 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3147 7200
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Connaught
Description
In the beautiful surroundings of Hélène Darroze's two Michelin-starred restaurant at The Connaught, her lifelong passion for the finest produce and incredible skill is reflected in every aspect of one of Mayfair's most intimate dining experiences. Each day, Hélène selects the very best and freshest ingredients from the network of suppliers she has spent a lifetime gathering, and cooks them with precision, honesty and passion. The resulting menu celebrates the tastes and textures of the most stunning individual produce, prepared in a way that allows each ingredient to shine. At the heart of this whole experience is trust. It starts with the trust that Hélène places in her suppliers, to provide her with exceptional produce, of impeccable seasonality and provenance. And it extends to the diners, who place their trust in Hélène's culinary skill by selecting from the simple list of exceptional ingredients available that day, to be served as a succession of impeccably realised dishes. The result is a thrilling expression of French culinary craft, delivered with a contemporary flourish, enjoyed in a truly elegant setting. India Mahdavi's calm, sophisticated interior and a specially commissioned glasswork installation celebrating the visual beauty of the ingredients found in Hélène's cooking complete what is a feast for the eyes and nourishment for the soul.
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