The Savoy Grill
The Savoy Grill

The Savoy Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gordonramsay.com/thesavoygrill
  • Phone: 02075921600
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Saturday
    Lunch: 12pm - 3pm
    Dinner: 5:30pm - 11pm
    Sunday
    Lunch: 12pm - 4pm
    Dinner: 6pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: British, French
  • Executive Chef: Andy Cook
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Public Transit:
    Nearest Underground Station is Embankment
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from The Savoy Grill
The Savoy Grill dining room has been restored to its former glory, with original 1920's Art Deco lighting, lustrous wood panelling, mohair velvet coverings and gold leaf lined faux turtle shell-clad walls all reflecting the room's glamorous heritage. Head Chef Andy Cook, has created a menu that is inspired by classic British and French dishes of old and includes the theatre and excitement of table side service for a number of dishes. Situated in an elevated room set behind a glass wall, The Savoy Grill Chef's Table offers up to 8 guests a fascinating view of the kitchen pass and all the action of a theatrical service.
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The Savoy Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
1739 reviews since 25 October 2013
Average Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambience4.3
    Value3.7
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (1164)pre/post theatre (706)romance (682)business meals (529)fit for foodies (484)sunday lunch (328)group bookings (197)outstanding value (163)afternoon tea (151)brunch (115)disabled access (78)good vegetarian options (78)child friendly (52)outdoor eating (25)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 22/10/2014
    Excellent meal celebrating daughter's commemoration day.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Mack
    Dined on 21/10/2014
    It was a very good experience. The service was outstanding and the ambiance was very conducive for good conversation. The food and wine is very good as well.
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mickey
    Dined on 21/10/2014
    The restaurant is fully booked and quite noisy. I noticed that some tables had some chocolates or cookies as compliment when paying the bill. We do not serve this and the waiter just pull down the bill and left. We paid in cash and left without attention!
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    business meals, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dissapointed me
    Batlike
    Dined on 20/10/2014
    The savoy itself was wonderful - especially the American bar. The Savoy Grill was such a let down. There were so many little things that were lacking. The food was very average. The soup served so hot it was a mission for health & safety to get involved in. I would recommend that The Savoy dis-owns the Savoy Grill as soon as possible. I did not realise it was not part of the hotel group - this should be made clear on the website. A special birthday treat spoilt unfortunately.
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    business meals
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  • fantastic food in a fantastic place
    GooiYC
    Dined on 20/10/2014
    Loved this great place within the historic Savoy Hotel. Serving wonderful food that's suprisingly pretty affordable, I'd recommend this place to everyone!!!!!
    Special Features:
    brunch, business meals, fit for foodies, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special
    Betty
    Dined on 19/10/2014
    Beautiful food, excellent service with a perfect balance between professional, informal and a touch of theatre. My only teensy weensy complaint is they should hv offered to wrap the petite foires as we just cudnt manage them.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    2dine
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Whatever you do, don´t spend money in this restaurant if you appreciate good service and don´t like to see guests being drunk!
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  • Perfect
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Fantastic food with excellent, attentive but not overbearing, staff. A lovely experience for my wife's birthday.
    Special Features:
    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • chris
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Great restaurant interesting menu pricey some items seemed overpriced
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    business meals, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Attentive
    GeofE
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Highly attentive service, sadly a little bit too reverential but no more than one would expect . We ate from the 3 course lunch menu £30, which was good value and the food was good, nothing overboard but for £30pp I wouldn't expect fireworks, the hake in Pernod was pleasant. I have read a review in a national newspaper that complained they restaurant would rush you if you went over an hour, I have to say that even though they were busy, we sat there for two hours and no one concerned themselves about it at all
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    Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent service
    Marie
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    first class experience at the best hotel in london
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    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, poor wine service
    raitakongen
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    There were no personal connection with the staff, which we've experienced on previous occasions. Especially with the somerlier Cedrick which I do not believe work there anymore, at least he was not working that day. Instead, the waitress(?) who ran us through the wine-map did not follow up on our suggestion for reasonable priced wine but kept recommending bottles way out of our price range (abt. £150+). Luckily I know my wines and managed to pick a decent one myself at half the suggested price. Luckily, the food was (as always) oustanding.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mrmrsg
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    We had a really lovely time and the place was impressive. The service was good and the staff seemed genuinely pleasant and well trained. Although there seemed to be so many waitors that we rarely went 3 minutes without someone checking how we were. This would not however put us off returning.
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely food, amazing cocktails
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    I went here with work colleagues for a work social. Despite the mix of people in the group, everyone enjoyed their meal and found the food delicious. The service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect.
    Andrew03
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    Perfect from the moment we arrived until the moment we left, One of the reasons we went to savoy was the beef wellington and it was amasing. Nice atmosphere and perfecte service. Would recomend everybody a trip to savoy :)
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    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keeps getting better
    gabion
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    As a semi regular at the Grille over the years it never disappoints. Great prices with friendly service. The food is always superb and good portions. I would take anyone there knowing there is always something on the menu for all tastes. Keep up the great work!
    Special Features:
    business meals, outstanding value, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    smartins
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    The most amazing meal in really great setting. Party of three all had the Escoffier Signature Dishes menu, which was fantastic value at £38 for four courses!! every course was pure brilliance, omelette to start (best omelette I have ever had!!), then scallops, pork cheeks and strawberries flambeed table side. The sommelier persuaded us to change our wine choice, and really please we did, beautiful bottle of Pinot to wash it all down with. All in all, the party came away totally satisfied and particularly impressed with the menu, one of the best meals I have ever had the pleasure to eat!!!
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my best set lunch ever... foodie
    SingaporeFoodie
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    This is my first time at Savoy Grill and also my first time eating in one of Gordon Ramsay's establishment. The set lunch that me n my wife ordered were both excellent in presentation and flavour. The Burfort brown egg starter was out of this world, with the orange creamy yolk oozing out and i had almost wanted 2 lick every last remains of it but stopped myself from embarrassment. The service was excellent although the ambience could be improved if the tables are placed further apart. We can barely hear ourselves talking when the restaurant is almost full. Overall, this is an excellent restaurant and one of the best value for money set lunch I've taken.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pie heaven :-)
    Topcheftasting
    Dined on 16/10/2014
    The omelette soft as a cloud & the chicken & mushroom pie simply divine. Too full to try dessert...there is always next time! Service polite & efficient. Low-ceiling setting too dark for my taste, but I can understand the old England appeal.
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    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous restaurant
    Ajay
    Dined on 16/10/2014
    Took my gf there for her b'day and we had a great time dinning here. The staff were excellent and we loved the food.
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    special occasions
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  • Sorry
    MicaelafromSweden
    Dined on 15/10/2014
    I eaten better dinners cheaper . I had higher expectations on the food of a Gordon Ramsey restaurang ! How ever the staff did a excellent jobb and the atmosphere was real nice !
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  • Impeccable...
    Chadwick
    Dined on 15/10/2014
    Food, service and ambiance are impeccable. The lunch special menu is the best value in town. I always eat here when visiting London.
    Special Features:
    business meals, outstanding value, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch time dining
    annualdiners
    Dined on 14/10/2014
    We are a group of friends who meet annually for lunch and were not disappointed on Tuesday. The attention we were given from entering the Grill until we left was second to none. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The service we received was attentive but not overwhelming and the layout of the room makes conversation easy without being intrusive to others. A excellent venue for a special get-together.
    Special Features:
    good vegetarian options, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, but Expectations Not Met
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 13/10/2014
    We were disappointed with a "cover charge" just to dine. We were also disappointed with the soup (taste and presentation), and unfortunately, our entrees were overcooked.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Fantastic !
    teresa
    Dined on 13/10/2014
    Everything was just perfect... the welcome into the restaurant was great.. the service was outstanding. All employees were so friendly and helpful. And the food... was just divine ! It is definitely worth going to the Savoy Grill ! Well done to you all !
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    romance, special occasions
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  • Savoy Grill
    davesdinner
    Dined on 13/10/2014
    Fine dining with great service. We had three courses with champagne and wine and it came to £70 a head. Like other restaurants the bottled water is very expensive so do not be afraid to ask for tap water. The service is exceptional as is the food. I have been there twice now and I can thoroughly recommend the roasts available (these change on a daily basis). Go on ..... treat yourself!
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    brunch, business meals, child friendly, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Consistent
    Dazman
    Dined on 13/10/2014
    This was my third visit to the Savoy Grill. Lovely dining room. Great service and delicious tasting food. Can't fault it.
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    fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb
    Gourmande
    Dined on 12/10/2014
    The Savoy is a fantastic place for a meal if you're celebrating a special event - make sure you let the staff know if you are celebrating a Birthday as they'll give the Birthday person a little something extra at the end of the meal.
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Day at Savoy Grill
    Bingmeister
    Dined on 12/10/2014
    A wonderful experience - good food, good wine, good atmosphere, and at a place with a lot of history. It was a really enjoyable lunch, which we will repeat when back in England next time.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • very bad experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 12/10/2014
    after lunch, i requested for the bill and then went to the washroom. when i came back, my table has already been occupied by other guests. i was then guided to the reception area to settle the bill. i think this is very inpolite and insulting. i am very disappointed to the service level and will not come back or recommend anyone to go there.
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  • Great service & food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    My first dining experience at The Savoy Grill whilst at first when you walk in it comes across a little too posh and overly snobby which can be off putting but once in the restaurant we were at ease with very attentive, friendly, helpful and funny waiters and the food was absolutely delicious. Would recommend and definetly eat at The Savoy again.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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  • Excellent meal experience
    Rewsy
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Lovely food, good atmosphere, outstanding service!
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    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Big Red
    123456789
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    service slow to start but then exceptional when they got going, once the head waiter got involved things shaped- up food excellent I had the roasted scallops .wow! fillet steak. great chicken & mushroom pie. great sea bream. great
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    afternoon tea, business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, romance, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So disappointed; spoilt occasion.
    Nick
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    We chose The Savoy Grill for a special meal for our daughter's birthday. Really disappointed it did not meet our expectations. Lots of waiters around but had to wait for service and call someone over. No menu or wine menu offered at first until we asked for them. We chose the fixed menu as we were on a budget but starters were very limited and basic - very thinly sliced ham and a little salad, no dressing etc. Main meal took ages to arrive and the belly pork was inedible as so fatty. Waiters didn't speak great English and, although they offered a replacement, it would have taken too long based on service time so far and our other commitments. They did give us a complimentary sorbet but no refund and by then our experience had been ruined.
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    afternoon tea
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  • Mix up rather spoiled my birthday
    SusieFoodie
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Had the Escoffier menu for the second time, I wish they would put some other unusual old fashioned recipes on the menu. It was however, a bit different from the first time, the scallops were much better but the Arnold Bennett wasn’t as perfect as previously. Celebrating my birthday my daughter phoned and emailed them to order surprise champagne and say she was thinking of me and sorry not to be able to make it. Well nobody said a thing or gave us the champagne she had paid for! She was really upset. Disappointing Savoy Grill you should be able to organise something as simple as that!!
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    fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Great!
    NicoleVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Food and service are of a very high quality - great dining experience! Will definitely return.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Disappointing in one word, while the service was exceptional, the main course mixed grill etc was overcooked and to be honest not what one would expect of a "Ramsay"restaurant. Whilse the entrée (lobster bisque and deserts - Crème Brulee -were very good the mains really let us down. This was our 30th Wedding anniversary and we were very disappointed. We have eaten at Petrous and Ramsey in Hospital Road London, also his restaurants in LA (before it shut down) and also the one in New York on previous trips and the food was excellent, perhaps our fault for booking the Savoy Grill but we wont be back to the Savoy Grill, the only saving grace was the impeccable service from the staff.
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  • Wife's birthday
    Foodie
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Not sure how to describe The Savoy Grill. It's nice enough but misses something and there are far to many waiters for the size of the restaurant . They were getting in each other's way and knocked things over. The food was good without being outstandinging so I'm not sure I would go again as I did spend a lot of money and felt a little let down. There needs to be more direction and for the waiters not to be I your face as much. If I want to pour my own water when I want then let me do it don't try and take the bottle from me. It's annoying. Good food and the American Bar is good but again let down by over zealous staff. Just chill.
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  • Special Occasion
    Maff
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We had a lovely experience here everything was amazing, it was my husbands 50th birthday and he had a lovely afternoon. If there was one fauit it was that the wine glass had a very faint lip stick mark still on it, but as everything else was spot on we didn't feel the need to complain.
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    outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Sunday lunch
    Lovefood7
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    When we arrived there was not much atmosphere... As we were early we decided to have a pre-lunch cocktail in the American bar- nice but very pricey. When we went back to the restaurant 25 mins later the front of house had forgotten who we were which was quite poor. The food was delicious- we went for the lunch deal of 3 course for £30 option which is great value! I added a supplementary cost for the trolley and was v worth it. We actually were given the wrong order and the first waiter was a bit pushy on us to order drinks as soon as we sat down. Overall the service was fantastic and the atmosphere improved as it filled up. Nice touch of preparing the flambé strawberries in the restaurant. I would recommend and would like to return.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.