Berners Tavern

4.6
3572 reviews
£26 to £40
British
Berners Tavern, a restaurant by chef and restaurateur, Jason Atherton is a gathering place for all day dining and entertaining, breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and late supper. Located at The London EDITION Hotel, on Berners Street in central London’s Fitzrovia, the restaurant is accessible via a separate street entrance. Phil Carmichael, who has cooked with Jason for over ten years, is heading up the kitchen, creating a contemporary British menu, inspired by the traditions of Great Britain and featuring the very best produce that the British Isles has to offer.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3572 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.0
value
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RichardW
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Final serving before lockdown with strict 10pm closing. Was very lovely to see the restaurant full and the happy punters enjoying the great ambience, professional service with the perfectly cooked menu. The team did a great job managing expectations for guests given the 10pm kick out. Proceedings were far more accelerated than normal, the team did well to respectfully keep things moving.

Perfectly cooked steak, paired with a lovely red.

Very sad to be the last to walk out and know that in this festive season the staff, customers and all Londoners will not enjoy the beautiful ambiance and Christmas spirit that Berners Tavern delivers this time of year.

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OpenTable Diner
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The most beautiful venue!

SL
vipSarahL
London
3 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Berne’s Tavern is always great and our recent visit, on the eve of Lockdown 2.0 was no different. The staff are so attentive and the food was perfect. We will be back as soon as Boris allows us too!

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SFood
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as usual. I was however hoping that as I was celebrating my partner’s birthday that there would be some gesture to this effect, but there wasn’t. Needless to say it was amazing food and service.

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vipGDinerB
London
8 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Mac and cheese in London. Really safe Covid measures in place.
Ambience is perfect.

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TobyD
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Berners Tavern was a lovely dining experience and a beautiful restaurant.

SF
SusanF
London
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous space, fabulous food and exceptional service

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sunday lunch before lockdown ;)

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PeterS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great venue, helpful and knowledgeable staff. Very good food

FN
FoodieN
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5food3service3ambience4

Great- didn’t blow my mind and the menu seemed significantly reduced! Cocktails were lovely

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vipWhiters
London
39 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and service. Best chateaubriand I’ve ever eaten. Melt in the mouth beef. Made for a wonderful evening. Punchy wine list though.

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vipJames
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Very poorly trained waiter staff. Sommelier uncertain about the Hungarian wine on his list, the waiter telling us we needed to order quickly as we only had the table for 1.5 hrs (we had been there for under 10 minutes). The food was average - no course had anything resembling a strong chef signature. This is a restaurant for new money. If you are happy with branding then it might work. But if you seek a truly good restaurant then please stay away from this poorly run, poorly trained and frankly poor kitchen.

MM
MarcoM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, great service just a bit quiet/empty die to covid situation I suspect. Any other time of it is buzzing with people and excitement, usually a great atmosphere.

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AnthonyD
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great ambience; a beautiful room with sumptuous seating and “socially distanced” without realising it! Excellent food from an interesting menu with quality wines to accompany - all well explained and served discreetly. The place had a good buzz without being overpowering although I’m sure with more diners it would still be great.

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SteveK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favourite place to eat and drink in London. A gorgeous restaurant with lovely food

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the place has a great feel my only critic is that the mac and cheese was a but watery

JW
JoWhitt
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A beautiful restaurant with expert service and superb food. Would highly recommend especially as they’re doing a great set menu at the moment.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dining room is beautiful. The service was impeccable without being stuffy or OTT. The food was delicious. We had a lovely evening and will definitely recommend and return.

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Foodie
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing interior and service was superb. Food was delish!

GK
GeorgiaK
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Food was not what was advertised on the menu
Our mains were cold and I’ve honestly had much better roasts for a lot less money
Did not live up to his expectations

FG
FedericaG
London
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely time, the staff was genuinely interested to make our experience remarkable and so it was indeed.
Also they were well aware about health and safety policy and standard and this made us feel even more comfortable throughout our staying

CS
CS1988
London
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience5

Awful experience - no vegetarian options and became ill from food

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Scott
London
6 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Lovely Sunday lunch in beautiful surrounds. Food was really excellent. The wine is pricey for a Sunday lunch and that means the bill can shoot up so be careful!

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Ywc1
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place has great service, food and atmosphere.

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amandat
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening, delicious food, great atmosphere and the service was outstanding, professional yet friendly.

JJ
JurgitaJ
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Would recommend for others to visit the place to enjoy food and cocktails.

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Bianca
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely superb. ORDER THE MACARONI CHEESE

SC
vipSuzanneC
London
5 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional on all levels. Amazing food, service, ambience and such beautiful decor!

SG
SuziG
London
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service and great food, beautiful ambience and restaurant. Looking forward to returning

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Main course - Sunday roast - was excellent as usual, but the starters were a bit too all-day brunchy so we couldn't be tempted unfortunately.

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simonc
London
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Utterly ridiculous wine list. 34 pages long most over £100 a. bottle. And this at lunch. Wont be going back just for that alone. And I used to go a lot.

RJ
RogerJ
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I had a 9 hour lunch there! The staff were great the whole time, the food was extremely good, but priced accordingly. The cocktails were excellent and the staff extremely obliging.

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Alex
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food I would definitely recommend to a friend.
Exceptional service 10 stars !!

CG
CrystalG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The background music was louder than necessary and caused the overall noise level to rise.
Given the pandemic I would have preferred to see tables spaced out more but staff were wearing masks and guests were provided with hand wipes.
Restaurant is beautiful and the service was impeccable!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful place and lovely ambiance. Delicious food and great service! Would definitely go back

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dining experience at Berners Tavern. Cannot wait to go again.

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vipMichael
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday celebration dinner and we had excellent food, excellent service, did not disappoint.

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GillianO
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Berners Tavern provides a relaxed service but in an atmospheric dining room. Great food, and a brilliant wine list that's always expertly explained by the sommelier. Looking forward to another visit soon,

MV
MichaelV
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food and service, we’re very accommodating with my wife being pregnant

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Chooky
London
4 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful venue

Outstanding service

Delicious food served promptly

Very enjoyable evening

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Berners Tavern is rated 4.6 stars by 3572 OpenTable diners.

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