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Bel Canto Restaurant

67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
+44 20 7262 1678
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bel Canto Restaurant
1. Opera Singing
"the singing brought tears to my eyes"
Haley H
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2. Fine Dining
" In addition, the food is excellent."
Richard R
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3. Unique Experience
"This is a must in London all of this for a price of a theatre ticket"
sueman1
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1 - 10 of 976 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had heard about this unique place a long time ago and at last got to visit. The food is advertised as fine dining, French cuisine. That is not how we found it unfortunately. However, the singing and competency of the opera stars was sufficient...More

Thank Wendy M
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This was a special occasion for my partner on her birthday, in truth we didn't know what to expect and neither of us were great opera aficionados but wow! fabulous design, lovely ambiance and fantastic service which you realise is even more exemplary when you...More

Thank Steppin-owt
jpmaurel, Public Relations Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Steppin-owt, Many thanks for choosing us for such a special occasion and we are delighted to hear how much you and your partner enjoyed your opera dining experience. We pride ourselves on serving exquisite food served by professional opera singers – and it is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live nearby and have heard a lot of good things on Bel Canto. I decided to give it a try with a good friend and this is what I found - Restaurant decor is a bit dated and tired. Could do with a bit...More

1  Thank funkykiddo
jpmaurel, Public Relations Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Funkykiddo, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to review Bel Canto. We are delighted to hear that you finally took the chance to join us for a meal! We thank you for your feedback – we hope if you can come back we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I dined here for a second time in October using a Travelzoo voucher and I cannot recommend it enough. The experience is really different I love not knowing who the singers are on arrival and having the evening unfold. The food was...More

Thank Vix P
jpmaurel, Public Relations Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vix P, Thank you for continuing to choose Bel Canto for a special night out with your husband and we are glad to hear that your opera dining experience was as delicious and exhilarating as ever! Chef Gilles will be pleased to hear that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent venue for a special night out. Bar prices are regular but wine for dinner well you need to order with caution as poor lighting disguises prices albeit excellent wine but very expensive. The starters and mains good portions I was lucky my beef strogonoff...More

1  Thank PinkToursLasVegas
jpmaurel, Public Relations Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear PinkTourLasVegas, Absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your opera dining experience and thank you for choosing Bel Canto for your special night out. We strive for excellence in our food – we are glad you enjoyed your meal and we thank you for your feedback,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having heard of Bel Canto in London and Paris former years, I finally had an opportunity to visit on a recent trip to London. I had a little trepidation, as I was going to dine alone. Not a problem! The staff was so gracious and...More

1  Thank Richard R
jpmaurel, Front Office Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richard R, Thank you for taking the time to review Bel Canto, London. It was a pleasure to have you. We are proud to hear our fantastic waiters and waitresses looked after you and that you had a great time. It is true that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner since it was my birthday.Everything from the food, service and the singers was nice.

1  Thank bojanpetko83
jpmaurel, Public Relations Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bojanpetko83, We are happy to have been able to accommodate you on your birthday. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Bel Canto Management

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Based on the reviews, but also because we love the concept of food and something else with it (and we love classical music anyhow, so ...), we booked for a 19:30 in early October. Soon after, an aria was sung by one of the waitresses/singers,...More

Thank Amir G
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Amir, We thank you for taking the time to review Bel Canto on Trip Advisor and we are absolutely delighted to have hosted such an opera and classical music buff like yourself. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the longstanding format at Bel Canto;...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We went to bel canto for my fathers birthday. We were a table of eight with age range from 25 - 87 every one of us had a fantastic evening everything from the food service and singers was faultless. Definitely recommendMore

Thank janetbigsby
jpmaurel, Public Relations Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear janetbigsby, thank you so much for choosing us as the host of your father's birthday, an important date indeed. We are equally thankful for the lovely review as we are with the recommendation - it's great for us to hear that our services kept...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were given one of those Day Out in London packages as a gift which was great, it worked a treat. It was our fault we picked the Bel Canto restaurant to go to. A meal served by opera singing waiting staff....More

5  Thank geoffraser
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review. Among the reasons that we are such big fans of Trip Advisor is that it is a platform where guests can freely add their feedback, whether it be positive or negative. While we welcome your review, we are truly...More

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mary186322
10 October 2017|
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Response from BrondesburyPark | Property representative |
Our dress code is smart/casual.
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hemlazera
17 March 2017|
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Response from jpmaurel | Property representative |
Hello, They sing mainly :Verdi,Puccini,Rossini,Bizet,Donizetti......... Pieces of Carmen,Rigoletto,Il barbiere di Sevilla,Don Juan,La Bohème and a lot of other Opera hits! Come and enjoy!
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oksanamorozova
7 March 2017|
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Response from BrondesburyPark | Property representative |
Hello Moe, If this is your first time at Bel Canto I would recommend to book 7pm slot to enjoy more singing. You dont need to worry about vacating your table - you are more than welcome to stay with us untill 11pm if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$66 - US$133
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7262 1678
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Description
Located just a few minutes from Lancaster Gate tube station, Bel Canto is suitable for all events and celebrations including birthdays and romantic evenings. Our opera restaurant attracts everyone from opera enthusiasts to curious tourists and culinary explorers. The classic French menu changes seasonally, and is complemented by a diverse selection of both French and Italian wines. Bel Canto has approximately 60 artists on rotation. Every evening 4 singers and a pianist will perform a variety of arias from celebrated operas. The talented waiting staff will belt out everything from Verdi to Wagner while serving fine French cuisine! During the evening you will receive a glass prosecco to join in with the artists to toast with them for the "Libiamo" of the "Traviatta"! Bel Canto is an intimate Restaurant and is decorated with ruby red wallpaper, ornate opera costumes and crisp white linens. Bel Canto offers truly unique and intimate dining experience - the whole team cannot wait to share with you!
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