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About Portland Restaurant

Portland is a new restaurant on Great Portland Street.

The kitchen aims to cook very good produce, as simply as possible but with imagination and plenty of care. The menu is driven by what arrives from our suppliers each day.

Our wine list changes every month

113 Great Portland Street
London, W1W 6QQ
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
British, Contemporary European

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday to Saturday 12.00pm – 2.30pm,

Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Sundays: Closed (except for Private Hire,
please email info@portlandrestaurant.co.uk to enquire)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£41 and over

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 7436 3261

Website:
http://www.portlandrestaurant.co.uk/

Public Transport:
Oxford Circus - 6 minutes walk
Great Portland Street - 5 minutes walk
Warren Street - 10 minutes walk
Goodge Street - 10 minutes walk

Executive Chef:
Merlin Labron-Johnson

Private Party Facilities:
Our private room seats parties of anything from 6 to 14 people. Because it’s designed for larger groups, we offer set menus for the whole table rather than the restaurant a la carte menu. We hope this adds to the sense of conviviality and the room is all yours for the afternoon of the evening.

Private Party Contact:
Portland: 020 7436 3261

Additional:
Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Portland Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (100)
Creative Cuisine (84)
Tasting Menu (84)
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Special Occasions (80)
Good for a Date (70)
Notable Wine List (55)
Good for Anniversaries (41)
Neighbourhood Gem (38)
Lunch (37)
Romance (37)
Business Meals (35)
Casual (29)
Good for Birthdays (29)
Seasonal (28)
Local Ingredients (27)
Cosy (24)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Worth the Drive (17)
Authentic (16)
Good Vegetarian Options (15)
Fun (14)
Hot Spot (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Healthy (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
People Watching (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Organic (7)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Group Bookings (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Brunch (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Child Friendly (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Live Music (1)
Outstanding Value (1)
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 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

Fabulous food served in a relaxed atmosphere by attentive, professional staff makes for a perfect evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent lunch, a real find, we will return to try the tasting menu.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (London)·Dined 4 days ago

Amazing from start to finish. Great service from everyone and made my girlfriends birthday a very happy one with a few treats. Food was exceptional and the wine pairings perfect. Quite honestly already looking forward to coming back. Thank you to the whole team

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vip
 (London)·Dined 4 days ago

Clean decor great location food varies frequently. Good selection of interesting wine by the glass. Good value for money. Recommended for lunch and dinner. Jan 2018 but we will be back again soon.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 15 January 2018

Amazing - every course interesting, every course delicious. Usually I find you achieve one or the other, very rarely both, and almost never, both, consistently across the meal.

Thank you for an evening to remember.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 13 January 2018

Fantastic
Thoroughly recommend the tasting menu
Would love to do the wine pairing next time
Very friendly and informative staff
Thanks

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Berlin)·Dined on 12 January 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed my dining experience at Portland and would definately return given the chance.

The tasting menu was beautifully prepared and surprising (douglas fir ice cream may be my new favourite thing in the world).

The matching cellar wines were a revelation. If you want to be surprised by classics as well as off the beaten track varietals, I would highly recommend this.

The staff were outstanding - knowledgeable and attentive taking the time to speak with me carefully about the wine and food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on 6 January 2018

On a Saturday I had a great meal with my sister, cozy and a great open kitchen. Acurate staff and service with personal attention if needed. Extra thank you for the Portland London city guide!

Thank you,

Berber Vergeest

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, People Watching, Fun, Cozy
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·Dined on 5 January 2018

Wonderful food seved by great friendly staff with an awesome wine selection.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 3 January 2018

Portland (and sister restaurant Clipstone) are simple a fantastic blend of high end, creative food in a place that feels like a neighborhood that has great service and a top wine list

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 16 December 2017

Tasting Menu is wonderful!
We are impressivesting that tasting menu has 5 kind of small dish . So lovely food.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 15 December 2017

Fantastic food and wine!

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 (London)·Dined on 13 December 2017

Excellent food, service and ambiance. I look forward to becoming a regular.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 12 December 2017

What could you possibly say bad about this place? That it is a little bit small? That perhaps the tables could be a little further apart? That maybe it be a bit more 'designed'? That it could be moved a little nearer to a Tube station? But what would be the point? The consistent five-star rating is because it is a five-star restaurant in every regard. The menu is short, but choice is often overrated. The food is stunning and carefully explained by attentive and well-informed staff who knew the wine list inside out and understood good food/wine pairings. Nothing was too much trouble. We shared the last game pithivier and felt truly blessed. And I believe I have eaten the best salad that has ever been created. It was all delicious.

To be frank, we were a little surprised at the prices in that they were less than we thought they were going to be for a Michelin-starred restaurant, but I think that is a another reason why it was packed out and had a pleasant, buzzy vibe. And they don't charge for the water.

We'll be back and have already recommended.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 9 December 2017

We had 2 vegan taster menus and are given our own personalised menu, the food was outstanding and good value for money too. I highly recommend. The pumpkin sorbet clementine and Douglas fir dessert is still lingering.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Organic, Gluten Free Options, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Vegan, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu
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 (Liverpool)·Dined on 7 December 2017

Absolutely superb food. We had the tasting menu, the Cornish fish in particular was outstanding. It was beyond perfect, it was out of this world! My partner loved the trout, so full of flavour. The dessert featured granita, which was somewhat unexpected for a winter menu. Overall we had a wonderful time and will definitely be back!!

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 6 December 2017

intelligent ,creative food with personal attentive service,cannot be bettered

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on 4 December 2017

Very attentive service and one of the best meals I've had in London. Highly recommend.

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·Dined on 2 December 2017

Cozy restaurant, young team and nice atmosphere. The cuisine is creative, with new culinary sensations, all perfectly combined. The snacks were particularly appreciated, new looks and taste. The wines are particularly chosen and the desserts a must. I will highly recommend this place for anyone who is a gourmet open to culinary innovation.

Friendly staff! Une sans faute! Bravo!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 2 December 2017

The food here is special. I don't normally have 3 courses but couldn't resit it here. We were very well looked after and will hopefully return soon.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on 25 November 2017

Well deserving of its Michelin star, a small but bustling place that is pleasing all around!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on 24 November 2017

The flavors where totally not what we excepted but far above our expectations. Wonderfull experience and a very good place foor foodies!

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (London)·Dined on 16 November 2017

Great top quality food. Superb service and fun place to eat

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 (Oxford)·Dined on 14 November 2017

Another excellent dinner at the Portland. The tasting menu was delicious, little surprises kept on coming but we didn't rise from the table feeling bloated. Wine list splendid, too, with plenty of wines by the glass.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 10 November 2017

Amazing food. Perfect place for a celebration. All the staff were knowledgable and helpful and the wine was great.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on 7 November 2017

Food was wonderful, we went for the tasting menu which was delicious. Everything was wonderfully presented and delicious. Had a nice intimate feel

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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 (London)·Dined on 7 November 2017

A sophisticated menu— the onion soup with a mini croque monsieur excellent, also the Sussex pheasant. Good non alcoholic drinks also...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (London)·Dined on 6 November 2017

Everything about this restaurant is outstanding. The food is very inventive and delicious. Service is perfect. The ambience is relaxing and casual. No background music, and one can hold a normal conversation with other diners. Excellent all round.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (London)·Dined on 3 November 2017

Superb food ,beautifully presented .
This restaurant is our favourite London venue.
Always novel but delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on 2 November 2017

Amazing food, amazing staff. Tasting menu was very worth the price.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 2 November 2017

Good effort.

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 (London)·Dined on 31 October 2017

Portland is my idea of a perfect restaurant. Nicely relaxed setting but excellent service - attentive, thoughtful and unobtrusive. We had the set menu and it was absolutely divine - amazing flavours and textures. Highly, highly recommend!

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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·Dined on 24 October 2017

Great restaurant amazing food and service. You won't be disappointed Portland is one of London's finest restaurants.

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 21 October 2017

Excellent food, very good service - staff was fully knowledgable about the menu and could describe in detail complex cooking techniques. I imagine they were correct!

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 (London)·Dined on 17 October 2017

Impeccable service by our waiter, every course was spot on. Highly recommended.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (London)·Dined on 16 October 2017

We've been here a couple of times and really like this restaurant. The menu is interesting. The food is well presented and delicious. There is a good (and reasonably priced) wine list. The staff are always warm and welcoming and the atmosphere is pretty laid back.

Our a low key birthday celebration was made very special with a card from the staff, candle on the desert and an individual take away cake.

Great food and wine without the stiffness or poncing around that you'll find in many other "foodie" restaurants.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on 14 October 2017

Great from beginning to end, lovely light filled dining room, friendly staff, perfect service - attentive but relaxed, the food was delicious and an interesting wine list - ten out of ten.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Business Meals
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vip
 (Cambridge)·Dined on 4 October 2017

Tasting menu was all good, but pithivier was utterly fantastic - best in town.

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·Dined on 29 September 2017

We went for the tasting menu and found it to be very delicious with a lot of creative dishes and interesting flavour combinations. The wine list was also very impressive and the service was particularly good with our waitor showing a passion in food/wine and being very helpful throughout without being overly attentive. Definitely recommend a visit for lunch or dinner!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal
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 (London)·Dined on 22 September 2017

Excellent - we had the tasting menu and everything was beautifully presented, seasonal and abve all really delicious. The staff were really friendly and answered specific questions i had (like where the flour for the sourdough was from). Top quality ingredients and also a delicious cocktail to start!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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