Daphne's

4.8
1212 reviews
£41 and over
Italian
Daphne's appeal lies not only in its seasonal cooking, but also its natural warmth and effortless Italian charm. The elegant surrounds of the Daphne’s conservatory can accommodate up to 40 guests for a private lunch or dinner and is licensed to host wedding or civil ceremonies. In summer, the bright conservatory creates an al fresco feel; in winter a blazing fire in the open range turns it into an intimate retreat. Located in Brompton Cross between Chelsea and South Kensington, it is an ideal spot for lunch after shopping in nearby Knightsbridge or King's Road. The Natural History Museum, Science Museum, V&A, Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and Royal Court are also just around the corner.
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AlanS
London
21 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was a dinner to mark my wife’s birthday.

The service was attentive and discreet but without any sense of there being an allocated time slot. Excellent!

The food was, as always, of the highest standard.

JM
vipJMaz
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

such great service and food. I loved this place, one negative was the wine list. It was difficult to find a good bottle under 200GBP!

being ranked in vivino I know there are many many good reasonably priced wines. It comes across as pretensions to limit the wines to only very highly priced ones.

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TarkanE
London
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice food and nice atmosphere. I would recommend for Italian food lovers

DT
DanielleT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely little place, we visited after a long day shopping in Harrods. Lovely cocktails, delicious food and very friendly staff. We sat at the counter to eat and enjoyed the buzz of the surroundings , perfect ambience!

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it here, will be back

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STem
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Food was delicious but it is not very good overall in terms of value and prices. A waiter was a bit clumsy and inattentive, also a waitress wasn't able to answer to questions on menu.

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RhondaN
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous Italian food. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Only small criticism is the house wine is £40 a bottle. I spent more on that than the food!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very pleasant.

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Shiraz
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great place late lunch before school pickup. Nice ambience, food and drinks in a beautiful location

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OpenTable Diner
Glasgow
3 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The tuna starter and chicken main were superb .the restaurant somehow manages to blend chic with cozy - great food with impeccable service - well done

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Phil
London
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely atmosphere, quality food and very warmly greeted.

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vipOpenTable Diner
7 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are from Brazil and have been going to Daphne’s for more than 10 years. The place is lovely the food great and specially in November you can get great price for white truffles!

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Delicious food, great atmosphere, lovely staffs! I'd definitely come back. Thank you for the perfect experience.

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vipTopher
London
8 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The food is always decent, but the restaurant is so loud it’s almost impossible to hear others without shouting

HJ
HalldoraJ
London
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding!! Food and service excellent!! My new favorite restaurant in London!!

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Jimbob
London
13 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fab night out here now my new go to place in London

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent customer service, great food and lovely ambience. Will definitely be coming back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Daphnes ! Always a great dining experience

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Mohammed
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exquisite as always , best fine dining Italian in London.

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chrise
London
4 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

they could maybe do a little something for the acoustics in the front room

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
34 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daphne’s is delicious food. Perfect Italian. Great cocktails. Buzzing atmosphere for intimate dining

CD
CarolineD
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Highly recommend Daphnes.

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Sarojini
Buckinghamshire
6 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are true fans of this restaurant. It’s a ’must go to’ if you’ve not been.

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vipBethie
London
36 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Our favourite neighborhood restaurant. Never disappointed!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.

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Jonti
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening. Food delicious as expected but quality of service that makes the difference

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Went with grandparents and had a lovely afternoon. Parked near Chelsea Cloisters after dropping them off and although it was loud with conversation, we people-watched quietly and enjoyed our afternoon lunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
34 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best Italians in Chelsea

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VeeR
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So well looked after by Gabrielle and his team - always a good night at Daphne’s! Thank you.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
6 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience5

Food is seriously sub standard I’m surprised the ivy put their name to it
Dated needs a new chef

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have not been to Daphne’s for 15yrs, what a mistake. A wonderful place had a perfect late lunch with my wife.

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BarbaraC
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friends snd family in London

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NormaJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience5

The food was a bit disappointing

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vipNatalieL
London
18 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Very noisy
So many waiting staff but not 5 star service unfortunately

My friends Dover sole arrived 👍
My mother’s food arrived

My food did not arrive until at least 15 min later it was only a pasta dish
I asked 2 people

My friends roast potatoes also didn’t arrive until much later

Last week we sat at the bar and had lunch I ordered a Dover sole and I got a completely different fish 🤷🏼‍♀️🤷🏼‍♀️
Something is seriously wrong here

So many staff and great ambiance but that’s the second time the service was not what I expect

That is actually unacceptable

At these prices you expect NOTHING LESS THAN 5 star service

Terrible Shame

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vipsamsam
London
19 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic lunch thank you

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Leon
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect food and service. Easy to book a table even on weekend

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as usual!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience1

Horrible experience. They stuck my husband and me in the conservatory with the babies. Then pumped hot air in until it was unmanageable. The wine was undrinkable. And my main course (chicken Milanese and mashed potato) was so bad I sent it back - soggy and the potato just tasted of bad olive oil. It was also super expensive for what it was.

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vipChouchou
London
28 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

beautiful restaurant
Amazing food
Gabriel thanks again
From my brother and I 💖

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Katherinekc
London
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daphnes is one of our favorite restaurants in London. It never disappoints. The zucchini fritte may be the best anywhere. Love, love,love

FAQs

Daphne's is rated 4.8 stars by 1212 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.