Alyn Williams at The Westbury
Alyn Williams at The Westbury

Alyn Williams at The Westbury

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.alynwilliams.com/
  • Phone: 020 7183 6426
  • Hours of Operation:
    Tuesday - Saturday
    Lunch and Dinner
    12pm - 2.30pm
    6pm - 10.30pm
    closed Sunday and Monday

    Annual Closures: 17th August - 2nd September 2014
    1st January - 15th January 2015
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French, British
  • Executive Chef: Alyn Williams
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We provide two different styles of private dining. The wine room seats up to 10 guests and focuses on wines matching the food. The Aspen room seats up to 20 guests in an intimate and stylish setting. The restaurant is also available for private hire, taking up to 60 seated guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Agnieszka Mazurek 0207 183 6426x
  • Special Events: CHEFstock - @Alyn_Williams #CHEFstock

    2012 National Chef of the Year Alyn Williams will be joined in the kitchen of his eponymous restaurant by one of four internationally renowned chefs. Last year chefs included, Simon Rogan and Sat Bains from the UK, Bart de Pooter from Belgium and Akmal Anuar from Ignatius Chan’s restaurant Iggy’s.

    We are delighted to announce Chef's names from this year's glittering line up: On Tuesday 9th September Margot Janse from 'Le Quartier Francais' in South Africa (Top 100 World's Best Restaurants), 16th September Paul Ainsworth from 1 Michelin restaurant in Padstow 'At No 6' and finally on 30th September Peter & Jonray Sanchez - Iglesias from 'Casamia' in Bristol (1 Michelin star). To find out more about CHEFstock and reserve your table, contact reservations on 0207 183 6426.

Getting there

  • Public Transit:

    tube stations close by:
    Bond Street
    Green Park
    Oxford Circus
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Hotel parking - subject to availability
    up to 2h - £10
    up to 4h - £20
    up to 12h - £40

    Alternatively Old Burlington Street
A word from Alyn Williams at The Westbury
Alyn Williams at The Westbury is situated in the heart of the Westbury Hotel. Located in Londons most exclusive and exciting dining neighbourhood.
Alyn Williams offers a progressive French cuisine along with a relaxed and professional service headed by restaurant manager Giancarlo Princigalli.
The beautiful wine room is a real focus in the dining room. It seats up to eight guests and we specialise in creating bespoke menus around expertly chosen wines.
The restaurant design is both stylish and elegant to reflect the philosophy of the restaurant.
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Alyn Williams at The Westbury reviews from OpenTable diners
338 reviews since 24 November 2013
Average Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.7
  • Ambience4.2
    Value4.1
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (242)fit for foodies (184)romance (172)business meals (129)good vegetarian options (83)outstanding value (51)pre/post theatre (29)group bookings (27)sunday lunch (15)disabled access (13)afternoon tea (13)brunch (8)child friendly (4)outdoor eating (1)Show More
  • Excellent
    Juno
    Dined on 22/11/2014
    Although we turned up early for our table it was no problem and I think that seemed to set the tone for the night, nothing was too much trouble the dining room is beautiful the service is great all the staff obviously take great pride in working there and seem to love it and the food is exceptional .Really great night .
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant vegetarian tasting menu but flat ambiance
    VeggieFoodie
    Dined on 19/11/2014
    Refreshing change to have a vegetarian tasting menu and the food was pleasant (if uninspiring). We were celebrating our anniversary and asked when booking for one of their nicer tables but were given a booth area that was far too large. The atmosphere in the restaurant was flat and not particularly romantic. The service was helpful and attentive and the overall experience was good though.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options
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  • Loved it
    Catherine
    Dined on 19/11/2014
    Took a friend as a special treat and we went for the seven course taster - and added a cheese course as they were very visible and difficult to resist! Every course was well put together and absolutely delicious. The langoustine and lemongrass was a particular favourite. I would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
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    Dined on 14/11/2014
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    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 14/11/2014
    The best meal we have had in London.....ever - Excellent service - Inventive and delicious food
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    • Value
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Katherine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    We booked this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere was great! The food was very excelent with different unusual combinations. We tried the tasting menu and the portions were good sizes, even big for me. I would highly recommend this place for romantic evening. Thanks!
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    romance
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  • Excellent food, ambience and service.
    Penaga
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Every single course was excellently presented, cooked and yummy. Loved the apple tarte tatin!
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Overall, a great experience
    Anon
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Price was a little different to that advertised on toptable as a special offer. They have that annoying habit of packing each successive customer next to each other, one by one, and leaving most of the restaurant empty. Other than that, an exceptionally good tasting menu that I would recommend. great service. Pricey, but worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Fantastic evening
    Finediningluv
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Food was absolutely stunning - well done chef & service second to none - certainly a must for anyone who appreciates the best - wonderful wonderful evening
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous!
    Penelope
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    This was the second fabulous meal I have had at Alyn Williams @ The Westbury. Great food, great service, great ambience! The menu du jour at lunch time is extremely good value and a definite taster temptation to try their other menus. I would have no hesitation in recommending Alyn Williams at the Westbury for any occasion ...
    Special Features:
    business meals, child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as usual!
    Wild44
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Had Saturday lunch menu with my husband and friends. Everything from food,service and atmosphere was superb! There were several choices on the menu which catered for all our tastes and the food was beautifully presented. The little extras, the canapés and handmade chocolates make the meal even more special. My husband and I have been here several times before and have never had a bad experience. Definitely one of the best restaurants in London.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Good food in a relaxed atmosphere
    Lunty
    Dined on 30/10/2014
    Had the set lunch recently which was excellent. Lots of delicious tastes, all beautifully presented. The main course of sea bream was the best I have tasted, with a delicious crispy skin. Service was just right - there when needed but not intrusive. The design and décor are really exquisite, the room being divided into smaller sections which give an intimate atmosphere. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Westbury
    highstreet
    Dined on 29/10/2014
    A beautiful restaurant in elegant surroundings, truly wonderful food combined with an excellent Open table offer what's not to like!
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow
    Gster
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    Fantastic meal. Not often you find a vege tasting menu. Felt very spoilt. My only comment was that their service is unintrusive that I had to continually ask the waiters to speak up.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely worth a visit (or more)
    dach
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    We had a really fantastic dinner. Great ambience, in particular enough space between tables to allow for privacy and very good acoustic (4 persons at large table could talk effortless and without being forced to listen to conversations at other tables). Most impoertant: lovely food!! Classics with a modern finish, always suprising but very harmonic. We also had the matching wines which is highly recommended and adds to the experience. Service was charming, nothing to complain about. The value is actually very good for a 7 course tasting menu because you won't leave hungry at all but rather very satisfied altbeit the portions are really small. I would definitely like to come back!
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special occasion celebration
    bernied109
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    From booking the table for our wedding anniversary to leaving - after a special evening and faultless meal - I could not fault the service from Alyn Williams team. The staff were very attentive without being over bearing. Possibly one of the best front of house teams we have seen for some time We were given superb explanations of each of the tasting menu courses and an even more in depth description of the wines that were chosen for each course. A nice touch from the service team was the provision of a printed menu and wine list to allow me to locate a specific wine we tasted for future dining at home. Overall neither my wife or I could complain about any aspect of the evening.
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1234
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    Beautiful restuarant. The food is outstanding but what makes it is the extremly friendly and knowledgable staff. Absolutely wonderful place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • birthday boy
    jewels
    Dined on 22/10/2014
    We celebrated my husband's 50th birthday at Allyn Williams. It was outstanding -- food was sublime, ambiance was relaxed and sophisticated, and the service was the best I've ever had in the UK. They also brought an extra birthday desert which was a lovely touch. Wines were also very interesting -- and the sommelier was very knowledgeable. Try it... you will not be disappointed!
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  • Great food, small portions
    Bushra
    Dined on 22/10/2014
    Food and service were wonderful but the portions were small compared to other similar restaurants with deals.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings
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  • Really superb!
    TageAndPape
    Dined on 21/10/2014
    Inventive and very high quality. Wine service was helpful and thoughtfully delivered. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pauline M
    Foodlover
    Dined on 21/10/2014
    Made welcome from staff at entrance doors to the restaurant and pre-lunch in The Polo Bar. Thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Food was beautifully presented and delicious.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lunch at the Westbury
    Petty4
    Dined on 16/10/2014
    Very good value. The set menu is limited in choice and the portions are small but the food is excellent and there are so many extra amuse bouches etc and additional servings that there is no risk of leaving feeling hungry. Service is excellent. The tables in the restaurant are well spaced out so that one can carry on a conversation without disturbing or being disturbed by other people.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, outstanding value, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat
    budthecat
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Lovely meal at AW as usual with the excellent food complemented by some of the best and nicest service of any high end restaurant in London. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent meal
    eateneverywhere
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    My husband and I had the seven course tasting menu. The food was delicious and unlike some more expensive restaurants there was enough food to fill you up, nothing worse than paying for an expensive meal then still being hungry afterwards! The staff were polite and attentive without being overbearing, they even went to the extra effort of swapping one of the fish courses to scallops as my husband is intolerant to fish, as soon as we said he doesn't eat fish we were offered this option. The only thing I would have liked is more puddings but that's just my sweet tooth. The artichoke was particularly good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    CHill
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    My second visit to Alyn Williams with a group of discerning foodie clients. Really impressed all round having had the tasting menu. Pre lunch drinks in The Polo Bar at The Westbury worked well, shall definitely be back for a third visit
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Now that was special...
    jimmyleefoodie
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I won't pre-empt your delight by telling you what the Taster Menu consisted of, but the quality was sublime throughout. I say the food simply cannot be bettered anywhere in London. Its prime qualities are the beautiful taste combinations, some more subtle, some more full on. The presentation is imaginative yet restrained - the food is always the hero. All in all, clearly the work of a highly talented professional at his peak - confident and sure-footed, without being over-showy. And it really is remarkable value. All the staff were knowledgeable and friendly - and Jeeves-like, seemed to know when to interact and when to blend into the background - very important in a top scale venue. A newly discovered treasure I'm lothe to share with you.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Perfect Anniversary
    Foodsnob
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    Visited Alyn Williams on a recommendation and was not disappointed. The staff were friendly, attentive and welcoming ensuring our meal met expectations with every course and a really nice touch of a special anniversary dessert. The food was fantastic and complimented with really good wine choice. We also met Alyn and was given a signed menu, a nice touch on a special occasion. If I had to find fault it would be just to say no added little extras but that is really picky. Lunch menu is reasonably priced and a good selection definitely should be one to try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable dinner
    kiong
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    Really good food and the service is immaculate with a chance to speak to everyone working there. The food was really better than what i expected
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    business meals, outstanding value, special occasions
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  • Excellent dining experience
    MoiraD
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    Alyn Williams at The Westbury has it all; I can think of no better place for a special occassion. Attention to detail in all arears. A fine dining experience.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, special occasions
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  • Amazing food and friendly service
    Thush
    Dined on 27/9/2014
    Excellent service right from the start. Tried the Tasting menu (non-vegetarian option), but we were able to select items from either menu if we wanted. The food was incredibly tasty and full of different flavours, with the sirloin steak and the white chocolate and citrus foam being two stand-out dishes. Would definitely recommend the Alyn Williams for anyone new to fine dining (as we were).
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Worth a visit
    CecikiVIP
    Dined on 26/9/2014
    Great ambience and food, impeccable service. Had the tasting menu Friday night to celebrate husband's birthday. The maitre and all the staff were very much interested to know which dishes we liked most and we also got an extra dessert as a courtesy, which was much appreciated. Definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    business meals, good vegetarian options, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    MissRedShoesVIP
    Dined on 26/9/2014
    It was my husbands 50th Birthday last Friday and Alyn Williams at The Westbury was the perfect place to celebrate. We had the tasting menu with the special wine pairing, everything was perfect - faultless. All the food was beautifully presented and delicious as were the wines. Friendly efficient staff and great value for money.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • great value
    hungry
    Dined on 26/9/2014
    Decor was not bad, service was very good. Presentation of all the dishes was stunning. For starters we had confit duck which was delicious and some fish dish which was good but not as good as the duck. For mains we had a fish dish which was apparently good and the pork belly which was delicious. It was pork 3 ways. For dessert we had the lychee pannacotta which was creamy heaven and fig clafoutis which was good but not as good as the pannacotta. Highly recommend.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another great evening
    Tekmaster
    Dined on 23/9/2014
    We love Alyn Williams. The service, the food, the wine, the ambiance - all are faultless.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    Pidge84
    Dined on 17/9/2014
    Went for a birthday celebration, the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and efficient which with the beautiful food made for a fantastic evening. Couldn't recommend it more highly.
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    special occasions
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  • Exquisite ....simply exceptional.
    THUT
    Dined on 17/9/2014
    We enjoyed a five course bespoke menu with wines....ambience, service, food and wines exceptional. The food was quite simply outstanding, the sommelier paired the wines perfectly and spent time with us explaining each choice, and the service from every member of the team made us feel extremely welcome as guests. I can't rate The Westbury highly enough - Alyn Williams should be extremely proud of the team he has created. Absolutely fabulous.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • fantastic food, outstanding service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    We all had the tasting menu but appreciated the option to change the dishes if wanted. All of the food was fantastic and the accompanying wines and beers suited perfectly. In particular the service was outstanding; attentive and thoughtful but not intrusive or pretentious. Thanks for making us feel special, would wholeheartedly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good tasting menu, attentive staff
    seekingalternatives
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    A pretty good experience at the Westbury, we had the 5 course (I think) tasting menu. we had an early booking and at first the staff were a bit overbearing, real production line stuff. But it calmed down as other diners arrived, and in the end we had a good meal. Food was good if not fantastic.
    Special Features:
    business meals, pre/post theatre
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  • Fantastic!
    HungryHorace
    Dined on 13/9/2014
    Fantastic food and service, would thoroughly recommend to anyone looking for something a bit special.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    mark3981
    Dined on 12/9/2014
    Best meal I have ever had! We have eaten in great restaurants round the world, but this was by far the best. Perfect service and amazing food.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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