Isabel Mayfair

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206 reviews
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£41 and over
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Mediterranean
Isabel is an all day dining destination for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night drinks, on Mayfair’s Albemarle Street.

Open seven days a week from 7am until late, we serve a breakfast, all day and weekend menu of lean and light dishes inspired by South America and the Mediterranean alongside a classic cocktail menu featuring an extensive selection of tequilas and mezcals.

Isabel, Mayfair is part of the Santa Cruz Co, founded by Juan Santa Cruz, and is the sister restaurant to Casa Cruz in Notting Hill.

Special Offers

London Restaurant Festival: Tasting menu £150

Isabel Tasting Menu £150 per head, Enjoy some of Isabel's iconic dishes from the tasting menu £150, with wine pairing £200. On weekends London Restaurant Festival diners can enjoy a complimentary cocktail in the beautiful lounge bar downstairs.

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 18:00-19:30

1,000-Point Tables

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Sun 10:00AM - 11:00PM
Mon 7:00AM - 10:00PM
Tue - Thu 7:00AM - 8:00PM
Fri 7:00AM - 6:00PM
Sat 10:00AM - 5:00PM

What 206 People Are Saying
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best place for diner in london - good atmosphere, service and food! Highly recommended

m
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I went on Sunday, the restaurant was pretty empty
I was disappointed

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Very poor ambience and service. Really did not enjoy it.

V
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Besides the good food and music, we were standing for 40 minutes even though we had a reservation. The prices are too high and the portions were tiny even for London experiences. I liked the waiter from French Guiné though.

c
London
21 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent breakfast - good venue for a discrete business discussion.
Great service.

CW
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing meal. Beautiful interiors, incredible food, great service. Couldn't be happier!

AB
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our party of four had a most enjoyable evening. There were 3 who had not been to Isabel before. All were highly enthusiastic about the experience .

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

Fabulous experience

AH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Birthday treat - lovely food and service - was very quiet in the restaurant so atmosphere was a bit lacking. We would however visit again

E
London
7 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I enjoyed the ambiance, it’s a truly beautiful restaurant. The food was excellent and I was very pleased with my choices of Pork Belly and Corn Salad however I felt the wine was hugely overpriced, barely a bottle under £100. A few more reasonably priced options would be welcomed. Cocktails were delicious.

A
London
4 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Miheala was a great host

c
London
21 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent business lunch menu - great express menu. Fab flavours and presentation of starter and mains. Good people watching also,

HP
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a mature restaurant for us that eat out often. Good ambiance, good eating with a extra twist, professional staff. We have it on our list for return in the group with classic restaurants, the Wolsey, Scotts and the Ivy.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Eventhough I had a reservation made by OpenTable with my credit card, they did not have a table for me and wanted me to have dinner in the nightclub downstairs where there was absolutely no one, not even some music. When I asked if we could wait for a table at the restaurant upstairs, the hostess said it was impossible because they had a really big group. So why did they take my reservation? Never going back, worst experience ever.

TS
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Ambience is very pleasant and nice, the service was good and our waiter very friendly and helpful. The truffle ravioli and beef tartare were very delicious and we enjoyed the cocltails, too! Would definitely go back.

N
London
29 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

A very enjoyable business lunch. Tables a little close together.

OT
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing. Must go if you’re in Mayfair. Beautiful ambiance, excellent service and outstanding food!

LW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

great food but the service was extremely slow - our table was at 5.15 pm so not busy - great food and beautiful interior - not value for money given the service

CL
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Working lunch and my first visit
Friendly and professional service and food delivered in engaging and timely manner
Everything was delicious...had two courses from lunch menu
Recommended

C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a lovely experience here for a friends birthday. The team could not have done any more to make our afternoon special. Will go back and highly recommend.

H
London
13 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Nice venue, however I will recommend to check the bill twice as they counted an extra lunch meal on our check.

HH
London
9 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food. Great device lovely staff and super atmosphere. Will definitely return

OT
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The space is stunning, and feels extremely chic. The bartenders were amazing - kept us entertained and our drinks full. The dinner service felt extremely rushed. Food was fine but lacked the presentation I was expecting based on others reviews.

EA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very chic and classy, yet comfortable, friendly service.

MG
London
3 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Très bon restaurant avec une carte de plats originaux, mais très cher quand même

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GF
London
4 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service.
The truffle, Manchego cheese and jamón Serrano sandwich was delicious.
The Chilcano cocktail was superb.

R
London
7 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Limited Menu, pricey and extremely small portions.

KB
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and attention to detail. We found the majority of the dishes to be good with the exception of the gnocchi which was tasteless and was sent back. We were offered the truffles ravioli as a replacement which was excellent. Best French 75 I’ve ever had, although be careful to check the bill as others have warned. Tried to charge us for cocktails we did not drink. Was a see and be seen experience with attentive staff and great cocktails. Food wasn’t a show stopper however. Lots of potential.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

Water glass broke inside my daughter's mouth; food was mixed up, we never received half of an order even though we were charged for it, server brought 5 bottles of water without asking us if we wanted it, generally disappointing, very expensive, and lacklustre experience

PR
London
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Beautiful decor and nice atmosphere
Beautiful decor and nice atmosphere

DS
London
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

I hadn't been to Isabel's in a while and had high expectations after last time I had been and it was birthday on top of that too. The room somehow lacked in cosiness I thought and although the food was good, it felt completely overpriced. I am not a picky customer and have tried most of the fancy and cool restaurants in London and I can't say I felt the love for Isabel's I'm afraid. The staff and service were top-notch though.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 4

Had dinner on a Friday night with two couples. The waiter didn’t take our dinner order for an hour after seating which would have been fine except they informed us they needed the table back in two hours once our food started to come. We had not finished our meal and they had us move to the lounge so they could give our table to the next reservation. Bad service and sloppy management led to a poor overall dinning experience.

LD
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, beautiful people and good service as always. One of my favorites.

R
London
16 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 4

This pretentious restaurant should be a bar, at most. It was arguably the worst dinner we've ever had in London. The food is as bad as it gets. The chicken had a mayonnaise-like terrible sauce. Fish was boring. The domino sweet potatoes were a joke (not even Waitrose worthy), and there was an excess of paprika almost everywhere. The lamp shade on our table had greasy fingertips stamped on it. The wooden wall covering was dirty. There's plenty of service staff but they are running around the salon. They got the Negroni ratios wrong, and carelessly added to mine a greyish orange peel. With so much staff and the high prices, you'd expect there is more attention to detail and a decent menu.

AJ
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I loved the sound; so soft and nice The staff was great; humoru and service in aperfect combo!

D
Gloucestershire
5 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Exquisite service, discrete but very efficient and friendly.
Not great value for money but delicious. Wine by the glass was very expensive £16/18 glass ! We ate only canapés, a starter, coffee and petite fours but enjoyed the ambience and the whole experience.
opulent atmosphere, really special.

S
London
36 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Bonne cuisine internationale mais pas overwhelming .
Bonne ambiance, restaurant élégant

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QP
London
22 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

After much hype I finally tried Isabels and found it to be good but nothing to write home about. The decor is a bit garish, the food and service are good but not exceptional given the prices. I liked the tapas at the bar best and would go back for a light meal and cocktail in that format.

j
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife and i had lunch at Isabel. Everything was fantastic. Everything was fantastic. Every dish was simply prepared, not a lot of ingredients, virtually no adornment of any kind, the food spoke for itself, in a really terrific way. The staff was attentive without being cloying. it is a beautiful room. i highly recommend this restaurant.

A
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere is excellent, however, the food and beverages are overpriced

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