Bright Courtyard

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Chinese
Bright Courtyard Club London is a contemporary Chinese restaurant, situated in the landmark building 55 Baker Street, within easy walking distance from the popular Mayfair area and buzzy Marylebone High Street. Sophisticated, fashionable yet discreet, Bright Courtyard Club restaurant and lounge is the ideal venue for an important lunch meeting, tranquil afternoon tea or fun-filled dinner party. Opened in autumn 2011, we offer our guests an all-day grazing experience, specialising in authentic dim sum, modern Cantonese and traditional Shanghai cuisine with a twist.

We look forward to serving you!

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London Restaurant Festival:Tasty Menu £45 includes a glass of Prosecco

Sharing menu diners enjoy all the dishes including their delicious dumplings.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 1 October 2019

Ends: 31 October 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-23:30

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Sun 9:00PM - 10:15PM
Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 3:00PM 9:00PM - 11:15PM
Sat 9:00PM - 11:15PM

What 297 People Are Saying
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LC
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food nice venue and lovely lobster!

p
London
5 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Very spacious and quiet with only four tables when we got there for late lunch, the service was ok. The food was a bit pricy for what it was. Overall, it was just ok.

F
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Food here is variable but generally always good.
The service is never fabulous and it was certainly desultory this time.
We waited for our table. Then had to remind them to get it ready when the people who had been at it had left.
We waited half an hour for our cocktails, then only one arrived. Waited another 10 minutes for it to be made, apparently the order was never placed. Took ages for the food to come, had to ask for things like straws numerous times then we were asked if we had asked for spoons!
We’re used to sort of a benign neglect here, my family and I, and think it preferable to outright rudeness and meanness of the Royal China establishments consistent over a decade until we decided enough was enough.

However, this time, I had brought a guest, someone who had never been there and was so excited. So it was super embarrassing when after we requested her cocktail for the third time of asking, that she said, ‘it’s really bad’. I felt sad too. My family and I really like the food here but it’s true, we’d probably come a lot more if the service were better. I mean we normally inevitably spend over £320 with drinks so you really want better service. There was one particular guy who did try to make things a little better but it was only a little better. It did not rescue the situation.
Go for the food, the place is lovely and most of the time people aren’t rude. It just could be so much more with the right service.

PG
London
52 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service delicious food large portions quiet spacious good value set lunch menu to be highly recommended

VS
London
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed the evening & the service was very courteous. Thank you

IF
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

My guest and I had a very enjoyable meal. The food was of a high standard and the service was acceptable but not great.

P
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

The crispy noodles were not actually freshly prepared! Put in the microwave and reheated! Usually very good but this time I was disappointed

L
London
5 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

I was given a choice of seating and the table I sat down at had stains and splashes up the wall. Can’t believe that’s hygienic let alone very pleasant to look at! After waiting for 10 minutes I had to ask for some water. The same applied when my guest arrived. Food was fine, not great not awful.
However they need to look at their service and clean up an increasingly tatty restaurant. Shame.....it used to be great.

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Overall decent food. We particularly like the Shanghai specialities as part of the dim Sum menu. Shanghai dumplings were beautiful and juicy. Delicious mango pudding. Nice selection of teas too.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Good, if slightly overpriced and I was also disappointed that I had a Dine card that was supposed to give us 25% off and they claimed to have never heard of it...slightly strange if it came up on the list of restaurants that have signed up. Not clear exactly with whom the blame lies but one would assume they would be aware.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Friendly and efficient service. Very nicely cooked dim sum dishes - can't fault it.

BM
London
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was a great place for dim sum and the staff were very helpful

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very delicious dim sum cooked to order. Served in a lovely friendly neighbourhood restaurant.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely dishes of dim sum served. Staff are friendly and attentative.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 29 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Another nicely cooked ho fun - delicious for a worker's lunch!

GS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

food was very good only comment it was salty.Suggest less salt then its perfect.Good service. we are pure vegetarian and found our choice. I recommend this restaurant for vegetarians.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nicely wok fried ho-fun served with some shiu mar - good to fill a hungry work belly.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had the usual dim sum lunch - all very nicely presented and looked delicious.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a lovely dim sum lunch as per usual in my work lunch hour.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had the Singapore Noodles with some Har-gao dim sum. This is more than ample for one's lunch .

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Another nice outing for a Dim Sum lunch - this time around I had some spare ribs with Beef Hofun.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Another yummy dim sum lunch at Bright Courtyard. I loved the chicken feet and the mooli croquettes all served with glutinous rice parcels and shui mai.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had the usual har-gui, shui mai, with glutenous rice parcels and pork cheung fun. Very deliciously prepared and served with the usual friendly smiles.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had the beef ho fun with a couple of dim sum delights. I am quite a regular now as I work nearby, a couple of blocks away. The restaurant manager was kind enough to grant me a bit of a loyalty discount. All the more reason to visit again.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Ordered the sea spiced aubergine - this vegetable was braised with lotus roots, bamboo shoots, carrots and came in a lovely clay pot.

T
London
8 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 2

Reheated spring rolls, inedible prawns in the frie rice (more thai cooked than chinese) and sweet and sour sauce with excessive, and not a litlle, vinegar (although the pork was well cooked). And a 14% discretional service charge!!. Too little for too much money when in he City are plenty of good chinese restaurants for this price (and without this abusive service charge).

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This time around I tried the chilli Ma Po tofu with pork mince meat - very nicely cooked and served in a deep bowl dish to keep the contents warm for longer. Once again, the staff were attentive and friendly.

R
London
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

Pretty bad service I just faced:
I walked in the other day for dinner, and told the lady in the reception I had a reservation, and went quickly to the men’s room.
Came back to the reception there, where they lady in the front desk was talking to another couple who just walked in.
I kept just standing by the reception, waiting to be seated, since I came before, but the lady just ignored me and then sat the couple who came after me.
When she finally came to me, I mentioned that I came before the couple.
She mentioned that I went to the toilet but I said that I finished and was waiting by the reception.
Kept arguing etc, and said something like “its ok if I seat you later on”.
It's ok for her to seat me later on, if I, who came before the couple, say so. She is not in a position to say what's ok, in this respect.
Argued and argued with a smily face (which doesn’t make it better), and I think it would help the restaurant, if they had someone less argumentative on front line. First impression is the last impression after all.
Other than that, a waiter which was hanging around where we sat for dinner, didn’t really understand english it seems, when we asked for things.
I have no problems with people who don’t understand english, but they shouldn’t be serving food in a central london restaurant where we are paying premium prices.
All waiters seem to be generally pretty edgy, and when i just thought it was just me who felt this way, my friend, who I brought there on another day, mentioned the same fact, that quality of service there has gone done.
On the whole, pretty bad service, right from the beginning.
Real shame since I am a regular there, and need to find another chinese restaurant to go to.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The beef hofun was beautifully cooked, accompanied by some dim sum, glutinous rice parcels makes a sumptuous lunch.

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A lovely dim sum lunch which always has one drooling over the table. Love the cuttlefish fish cakes and this time round I had kept back a little room for desserts - the freshly steamed salted egg buns.

AH
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is excellent. Decor spacious and refined. Service good will go out of away to accommodate needs

N
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

Restaurant was very crowded and staff over-worked. We were sent to a table at the back of the restaurant which is in the lobby of an office building. It was completely souless like dining in the middle of a deserted Heathrow concourse. Food was good and service reasonable given the very crowded restaurant inside. Normally we have been very pleased with Bright Courtyard but not this time.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Booked table for 7pm, arrived and no table. 7.40pm offered “The Courtyard”......basically office space out the back. Eventually got table at 7.55pm. Why take the booking if there is no availability??????

LR
London
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, beautiful setting and brilliant staff. Cannot wait to visit again

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Another lovely dim sum lunch! Can't fault it. Dishes were hot and nicely presented, staff friendly and efficient.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful hot pot

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MR
London
12 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

nice dim sum, but the interior is a little dated and the lavatories could do with some work

LB
London
72 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good to have dim sum for Chinese New Year of The Pig. Char siu Boa was nicely steam along with other delightful goodies.

SC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great tasting Chinese food, very fresh and large seafood, suitable for large groups.

e
London
5 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Too full of themselves!
Undeserving hype has made this place more about the experience than the food

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