The Grill at The Dorchester
The Grill at The Dorchester

The Grill at The Dorchester

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thedorchester.com/the-grill
  • Phone: 02073176501
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 10:30am, 12:00pm - 2:30pm, 6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Sat: 8:00am - 11:00am, 12:30pm - 3:00pm, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
    Sun: 8:00am - 11:00am, 12:30pm - 3:30pm, 7:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: British
  • Executive Chef: Henry Brosi
  • Dress Code: Jacket Preferred
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from The Grill at The Dorchester
The Grill at the Dorchester restaurant in London’s venerable Dorchester hotel on Park Lane has both an illustrious culinary history and a pretty brilliant current incarnation too.The dining room is a riot of baronial Scottish grandeur with murals of Scottish heroic figures, and the ambience has moved from reserved hush to glad chatter. Perfect for business schmoozing, chic cocktails and high-profile luncheons, The Grill at the Dorchester is the place to sip and be seen.
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The Grill at The Dorchester reviews from OpenTable diners
150 reviews since 22 October 2013
Average Rating4.5
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambience4.3
    Value4.1
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (119)romance (63)business meals (58)fit for foodies (55)afternoon tea (33)sunday lunch (28)outstanding value (21)brunch (17)group bookings (12)pre/post theatre (11)disabled access (9)good vegetarian options (6)child friendly (3)Show More
  • Food good but too expensive
    scarlet
    Dined on 23/5/2014
    Food and drink good but too expensive and not up to the standard of the Savoy
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  • Excellent!
    kosa
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Top class service in a top class hotel. The experience was beyond my expectation. Would recommend.
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    special occasions
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  • Special weekday lunch
    Pompeypam
    Dined on 23/4/2014
    This is the third time I have met an old friend for lunch in the Dorchester Grill and I think it was the best meal so far. I love the ambiance of the room and the food is very good indeed - up to the standard of some of the 1 Michelin star establishments I have visited. The presentation was excellent and the food delicious. The glass of wine included in the menu was very nice indeed - a choice of Sauvignon Blanc or Merlot. The staff were most attentive and did not make us feel we were outstaying our welcome , even though we were still there at 3.40pm! I could not give an outstanding rating for value as my only criticism is the cost of the coffee - a small cup cost £6.50!!! a rise of £1 from my last visit.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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  • AMAZEBALLS
    FO2012
    Dined on 12/4/2014
    The service here was super super great! Went for dinner with my friends (hen party) and the night was absolutely fabulous. We had 2 waiters looking after 4 and completely felt like royalty. Love the Dorchester.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Fab Dining Experience
    Fashionista
    Dined on 12/4/2014
    Third time we have done this offer. The food is great and the service is excellent.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous!
    Kelly
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We had a great time at the Dorchester, waiters were attentive and friendly, we weren't treated differently because we were taking advantage of a deal and got all the extras a full paying customer would get. Amazing food, service and overall experience. I will definitely, definitely go back.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Experience
    Bonappetit
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The food was imaginative and a delight to eye and the palate. Delicious and will certainly go back.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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  • Outstanding service makes up......
    Hkbbc
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    ......for ok food..... Went for the 3 course dinner with a glass of champagne at £37 per head. Great value for money, choice of 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts. Starter of squid with red mullet was average tasting, although other diners choice of the soup and asparagus options looked much better. Mains were quite pedestrian too. Desserts much better. But the service was exceptional, hence I was more forgiving towards the standard of the food! Will come back again for sure. Worth trying!
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Golden Wedding
    Ozzie
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    We were warmly welcomed at the Grill and also to afternoon tea a few days earlier. Both occasions were made very special by the friendly and attentive. For afternoon tea had a very well situated table near the brilliant pianist who played"Congratulations". Champagne was the perfect introduction to the best of afternoon teas served with panache and attention to every detail. This professional and very friendly service was repeated at the Grill later in the week. We would like to congratulate the staff and the Dorchester Hotel for making our 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration so very enjoyable and personal. A matchless occasion we will remember always. Thank you. Margaret and Stuart Osborne
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    special occasions, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • went for 3 course dinner for
    clement
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    went for 3 course dinner for £37. service was excellent and overall very good value. highly recommended.
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    special occasions
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  • Lovely birthday surprise
    Davetal
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    We took two friends for a surprise birthday lunch in The Grill at The Dorchester and none of us were disappointed. Delightful ambiance, friendly attentive staff, brilliant food and a good deal through Toptable. Precision with the service was a pleasure to observe throughout, and is an indication of the care taken with all the food and drink. The fixed price menu is limited in choice, but adequate for most people. We sampled most of it between us, and could find no significant faults. Well Done to the staff at The Dorchester.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding flavours
    Sf81
    Dined on 31/3/2014
    I went on the £37 3 course deal and wasn't disappointed. Excellent as I have come to expect.
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    sanand
    Dined on 25/3/2014
    Great ambience and lovely food, especially the lunch offer for £30 with wine
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • £29 set lunch Amazing
    tgifriday
    Dined on 24/3/2014
    We had the offer, £29 set lunch with a free glass of wine and it was a brilliant. The wine was delicious, the food divine and we even got petit fours. The staff were friendly but professional. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy Birthday
    tigertiger
    Dined on 24/3/2014
    I took my wife for her birthday. Food was top class. Guests enjoyed it. thanks.
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    special occasions
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  • Good business lunch spot
    Nycdiner
    Dined on 21/3/2014
    Good lunch, good food and good value business lunch. Attentive service, with a good pace for a short lunch to complete your meal without feeling rushed.
    Special Features:
    business meals, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasions
    JacknGill
    Dined on 19/3/2014
    Really enjoyed the afternoon. Service was attentive without being intrusive and the caramelised Rabbit was outstanding. Add to this the excellent ambience and I can definitely recommend this venue to anyone who wants somewhere to enjoy a special occasion.
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    business meals, special occasions, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Took all the family (8) for
    Totonpie
    Dined on 16/3/2014
    Took all the family (8) for Sunday lunch, ate from both the set menu,exactly value and a la carte bit pricey! The beef was excellent, service attentive without being overpowering, all in all an excellent meal. It was a shame the restaurant was not busier as it did lack a bit of atmosphere.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely setting, very welcoming
    teebee
    Dined on 15/3/2014
    Lovely setting, very welcoming staff, great food and wine.
    Special Features:
    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite London restaurant
    Horseman
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    The Dorchester grill is an object lesson in how to run a restaurant. The food is supurbe and everything works perfectly.the service is the best anywhere.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous meal, fabulous service
    Milosbiggestfan
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    What an outstanding evening. Been here many times and it never disappoints. Not just three courses, but pre-starter, amuse bouche, pre-dessert and a surprise anniversary cake! Service impeccable as always.
    Special Features:
    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Lunch at the Dorch
    Susi
    Dined on 2/3/2014
    My husband, daughter and I went for Sunday lunch at the Dorchester to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. The food was fabulous, the service excellent. We could not fault anything about it and will be going back again at the end of March :)
    Special Features:
    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, good vegetarian options, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A pleasant way to spend a rainy day
    Juleslovesfood
    Dined on 28/2/2014
    I met a friend for lunch taking advantage of the three courses for £29.00. The service was excellent as was the food. The bread basket was a nice way to start as you always worry in these sort of venues that the portions are going to be tiny but in fact they were fine. My friend paid the extra £8.00 and had the roast beef which looked lovely. A service charge was included which I didn't mind as the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, group bookings, brunch, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service
    LMPPutney
    Dined on 27/2/2014
    We had a lovely time at The Grill Dorchester - food was amazing and the service was excellent. Great value with the special £37 for 3 courses and glass of champagne. Definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, brunch, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea, pre/post theatre
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  • Fabulous service, a touch of class
    tigertiger
    Dined on 27/2/2014
    Took my wife out for lunch at The Grill; waiters very hospital and polite; food A* even for a set lunch. Highly recommended. Thank you Antonio
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    outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming Evening
    Allen
    Dined on 23/2/2014
    Always enjoy an evening at The Dorchester - beautiful dining room, great food and lovely staff. Antonio, our totally charming wine waiter helped select a beautiful wine to match the food. Great night - many thanks.
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    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic service!!!
    Olesya
    Dined on 22/2/2014
    I chose this beautiful restaurant to celebrate the birthday with my two boys and our big family. We ordered two cake which were delicious. For my kids I have ordered the sign of the restaurant -the grilled fish and the chief was very kind to share big adult portion to kids. They have children's menu in case your kids prefer pizza or pasta. The service was fantastic.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch at The Dorchester
    mmills84
    Dined on 21/2/2014
    From beginning to end we were treated as if we were incredibly special. There was no false smiles or dragging of heels, it was comleted by the generosity and accommodating nature of the staff. The food was beautiful and very filling. We recommend the pecan pie. The only negetive I have is that the wine list is more like an encyclopedia. It seems that every region in France is covered. For some this is heaven but I found it almost exhausting.
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    romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excelent as always!
    julie
    Dined on 17/2/2014
    This is not my first time at the Grill and the experience was as great as ever! I highly recommend it, as the food and service is excellent! Julia
    Special Features:
    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, good vegetarian options, child friendly, group bookings, brunch, outstanding value, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special occasion
    ursthenurse
    Dined on 16/2/2014
    the service and ambience is second to none . the decor , flowers and opulence is wonderful . the starters and pudding were amazing but main course was a let down . expensive but worth it for a 50 th celebration .
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    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea
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  • The Grill's classic fine dining
    Shazza
    Dined on 15/2/2014
    Great sommelier and good service in a modern yet classic venue. Massive Scottish scenes and tratan with red velvet chairs. It's a good venue for a special occasion. I always have the set lunch as it's the best value and the wine is pricey. What I liked was the sommelier did not always recommend the most expensive wine and did pick according to food and taste. Good service, approachable yet classic and not invasive. The food was good but have been to a couple of paces that just had the edge on the food and they were still uppermost in my mind. I'd recommend it and would go back again.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An ugly dining room
    ladyalicestar
    Dined on 14/2/2014
    This was an unbelievable dining experience. First of all, the room itself is depressing and very ugly. It is unbelievable to me why this room is so vulgar and in bad taste. There is o charm or beauty anywhere. We have eaten in other restaurants at The Dorchester and they are wonderful, why The Grill is a disaster is beyond explanation. The food was ordinary, the service just ok. We will never go there again.
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  • Valentine celebration
    media1
    Dined on 14/2/2014
    My husband and I had a wonderful lunch at The Grill. We had a three course meal and a glass of wine for a very impressive £29 which was a set meal deal. It was extremely good value but if we had ordered any more wine other than the free glass received in the deal it would have become extremely expensive. There was a choice of three options for each course. Both my husband and I enjoyed all courses thoroughly and yet we had both chosen different food options for each course. The service was extremely good. The staff are very friendly and attentive.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fab meal
    Sarahlou
    Dined on 13/2/2014
    My partner and I visited this restaurant for his birthday for lunch. The staff were very attentive and friendly, the meal was excellent and well worth the money, we would visit again
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    special occasions, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The decor a little crazy food good
    BournefreeVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Excellent welcome spot on service ,Sunday lunch a bargain if you just Stick to table d hote at £37 for 3 course incl the lovely roast beef. The food allows you ,almost , to forgive the crazy decor why did they do this ? The wonderful old bar transformed also into a sort of bordello -by day horrible.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Worth trying
    GourmetVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I have always heard good reviews on The Grill at The Dorchester so I decided to dine there for a special occasion. The staff is very attentive. The food was nice but not as good as the one that you can get in other restaurants in London. It's worth trying but I would not go back.
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    business meals, special occasions
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  • wonderful experience
    minieater
    Dined on 2/2/2014
    we spent our anniversary there and had the set sunday lunch, nothing could be faulted, the staff were attentive, we were given a good table, with a view of the whole restaurant. The food was delicious and very reasonable. They gave us a special anniversary cake which was much appreciated.
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good ambience and Food
    Jane123
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Lovely table, warm atmosphere. Not particularly busy that day but still nice atmosphere. Staff very friendly and pleasant. Food good, tasty, well presented. It was our friend's 60th birthday and they bought out a lovely little cake with Happy Birthday on it.
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions, good vegetarian options, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time at dorchester grill
    foodie
    Dined on 31/12/2013
    i treated 2 guests to lunch Overall experience was fine if you like dated ambience Our roast beef was tasteless, and yorkshire pudding was disappointingly dried out
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  • Well worth a visit
    YumyumVIP
    Dined on 28/12/2013
    The thing that stands out the most about dining at the grill at the Dorchester was the service. The staff that particular lunchtime, were so very good at what they do and they looked after us beautifully. They were just really nice too. The red mullet soup starter I had was divine. The bread was just too good and plentiful and we ended up eating lots of it. The main courses were fine, a bit cold, but it often is off the grill. The roast potatoes were rather poor too. This did not however spoil the occasion as everything else was so good. We had booked a special offer which we felt was really very good value. I look forward to dining there again. An overall very enjoyable experience. Thank you so much
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, brunch, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.