Bar Boulud at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

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French
The interiors are inspired by a contemporary take on the craft of winemaking with a sleek open kitchen and vaulted ceilings, while the deep, red-leather banquettes and zinc-topped bar create a comfortable and welcoming surrounding for a truly unique London experience. The wine list focuses on Burgundy & the Rhône Valley, including many fine selections by the glass, as well as a wide array of draught & bottled beers. Two private dining rooms await those seeking an intimate gathering.
As an excellent option for quick lunch or pre-theatre dining, Bar Boulud offers a £22 two course or £26 three course ‘Bouchon Menu’, changing regularly Monday-Sunday, available until 6:30pm

Sister restaurant to the popular New York outpost, Bar Boulud London at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is the heart of Knightsbridge. The seasonal bistro menu includes an impressive selection of house-made terrines & pâtés, as well as signature burgers, adding an American touch to this French inflected bistro.

Private Dining

Sister restaurant to the popular New York outpost, Bar Boulud London at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park features two stunning private dining rooms, each seating up to 20 guests.

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Special Offers

2/3 courses & tea/coffee: £22/£26

From a set menu. Not available 28th November, 25th, 26th and 31st December and 1st January. As an excellent option for quick lunch or pre-theatre dining, Bar Boulud offers a £22 two course or £26 three course ‘Bouchon Menu’, changing regularly Monday-Sunday, available until 6:30pm.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 4 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 4 people

Starts: 23 April 2019

Ends: 1 December 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-18:30

1,000-Point Tables

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Sun 6:45PM - 6:45PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Sat 6:45PM - 6:45PM 9:15PM - 10:30PM

What 2763 People Are Saying
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M
London
33 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Been a while since I came here and it's not as good as I remember. Food was "OK", not bad but not memorable either. The skate in particular was way too salty but generally most of the dishes were. We didn't like the service - on the one hand clearing up as soon as the last bite had been eaten (or was still being eaten), on the other forgetting to bring things we'd ordered or one two occasions bringing two when we'd ordered one. A bit of a mess really

l
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We all had a fabulous lunch to celebrate my husbands 60th Birthday. Delicious food, probably the best burger in town! The oysters and snails were top notch . We had the profiterole the finish and they were lovely.

Also forgot to mention the fantastic cocktails.

Looking forward to our next visit.

B
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The atmosphere is lovely- friendly and welcoming. The food in general was of a very good quality, only let down was how oily the French Onion soup was. Other than that - will definitely be coming back!

SH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and service! Definitely will come back next time in London.

SH
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Nice enough restaurant, however staff oscillated from overkill (three different members of staff working the table) to zero (merrily chatting amongst themselves and not noticing the clients).

Little flexibility in the menu, very limited side orders and even with a children’s menu it’s again not that flexible.

Somewhat surprised we had to make a reservation for 6pm in a Wednesday, especially as he restaurant was empty (14 guests when we left at 7.45pm) In addition you receive two email confirmations and reminders and then have to confirm by calling the restaurant (what’s the point in using an online platform if I have to call the restaurant, surely they should call you as the client?) seems like a pointless booking system. Put another way, if the aim is to make it hard and time consuming then they are fast approaching success in this respect.

Additionally frustrated that the restaurant was unable to accept or process the bill using an American Express card, especially strange as the restaurant was suggested by American Express’s Concierge team.

Work to be done I’m afraid.

KJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Always reliable, consistent, nice looking food.
The waitress responsible for our table was extremely efficient and bubbly/friendly - and provided a high level of service.
The charcuterie board was very good and included unusual offerings, but the burger didn't quite live up to expectations.
The blackberry soufflé was too delicate for my taste, although the yoghurt sorbet was excellent!

OT
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing b

CC
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Plat d3 saison ( chevreuil ) très bonne sauce
Le plus un serveur français …

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OT
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food

OT
London
33 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Impeccable service, delicious food and good ambiance. Best burgers in town.

N
London
43 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

Admittedly a late evening booking on a wet and quiet evening, but as soon as the plates had been cleared, the noise began. Not the noise of people enjoying themselves, but a deliberate crash and bang of cutlery and furniture moving by particular member of staff who clearly felt we should leave. Having asked for the bill and paid a visit to the facilities, we found our belongings left by the back door. Indeed a very subtle hint! Being local I have spent many happy hours at Bar Baloud, but this was by far the worse experience I have ever had. Come on Mandarin sort it out. If you don't want your guests, don't open your doors!

RH
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 1

Terrible decor and basement feel. Cheesy music and relatively average food. Excellent staff though.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 1

Very poor food. Burger has very bad.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A big thank you to Sara and colleagues for making our celebratory lunch so special. 5*

OT
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

They were lovely, hospitable and made my partner feel special.

GL
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Burger was excellent and service very prompt and accurate...really pleasant and will definitely do it again!

I
London
10 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

Only had 2 halal choices, chicken and beef which was ok but then they only had one dish of each left. The chicken was very poorly presented, chewy and probably broken out of the freezer with a crow bar.

Service still top notch.

YG
London
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

While food was nice , service was good ( although they forgot our dessert ) overall did not feel like value for money

H
London
440 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 2

I have eaten here before which is why I came back, it my early evening choice of a single glass of wine and the BB burger left me feeling a little shortchanged... because the bill came to £40!! For a burger and a glass of wine. I knew the prices, but the burger was very underwhelming.

A
London
13 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always fabulous, great food and amazing attentive service!

A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous, thank you

MR
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The experience was oerfect it was my first time however my husband worked in Hong Kong for sixteen years so he New the standards would be perfect and they were it was an absolutely fantastic and I shall be telling all of my friends

SS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent good . The service was impeccable . Everything was of high quality . Would definiteky

v
London
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding meal and ambiance. Would highly recommend that every one goes to experience a first class service, friendly, well run and wonderful food.

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good, going again soon

EU
London
30 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Been here a couple of times in the past—has always been very good. The oysters were tasty, as were the mussels. Wine recommendation was spot on. Service was excellent. Definitely recommend.

j
London
16 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Bar Boulud is a nicely balanced dining option for those who want a classy setting without it being stuffy or pretentious. Prices are reasonable for this type of establishment and the comfortable seating and professional staff makes a great evening. The food is quite good too. Recomended.

g
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

It was my sixth time at Bar Boulud, as I had always considered one of my favourite places in London. The cocktails were excellent as usual. However this time the quality of the food was rather disappointing. I probably won't be going back again.

v
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I highly recommend Bar Boulud. Not only is the food great but the service is some of the best in London. Highly recommend

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as usual!

KW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent as were the staff.
Snails superb and the steak was fantastic.
They provided a desert with happy birthday written on.

j
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Bar Boulud not one but THREE times during our 12 day stay in London. We loved it, first because though the ambience is relaxed and casual, the food is not. The food is worthier of a much more stuffy kind of restaurant, haute cuisine. THE BEST ONION SOUP I ever ate; a plate of perfect madeleines for dessert; mussels that were all plump and perfectly cooked, without a cracked one in the bunch; and terrific burgers (our favorite was the Frenchy). A young and multilingual wait staff, quite efficient. We loved Bar Bolud and would recommend it to anyone going to London.

G
London
34 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Bar Boulud is always reliable and charming in providing excellent quality food, expertly served by well mannered young staff who certainly appear to enjoy doing their jobs. Wine list intelligent and comprehensive.
I’m a regular!

DF
London
31 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 4

Great service and attentive staff, good menu with lots of options, excellent for business meal, friends meeting, family treat

AC
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food at the Bar Boulud was fantastic. My family and I felt welcomed and were served with such care. We want to say thank you to all the staff. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants a delicious meal with a nice ambience.

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food

b
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 1

For all the hype around this restaurant it was just ok for me. The dining room is set up in a way that’s quite awkward and the food just wasn’t up to par. I wouldn’t recommend this place- save your money for a different one.

FR
London
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the entry to the end, BAR BOULOUD is a good experience. The meals are delicious and the wine list a real trip in France. The staff advises for meals and wine are perfect.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best burger I have ever had. Delicious!!

MV
London
13 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Chilled cucumber soup was interesting. Venison sausage was awesome! And the desserts very pretty! Shame weather didn’t hold up for the terrace!

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