Salon

4.8
819 reviews
£41 and over
British
Salon is a relaxed and informal restaurant that specialises in an ever-changing seasonal 5-course Set Menu, with all the finesse and attention to detail of fine dining, but without any of the fuss.

We take bookings for our £49 set menu only.

Guests will have the table for 2 hours, after which we may require it back for another booking.

There is also space for walk-ins where we serve an a la carte menu. 

Please inform us of any dietary requirements at least 24 hours in advance. We may not be able to cater to them without advanced notice.

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 819 People Are Saying
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David
London
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Quality of the food never fails to amaze… was great quality.

The restaurant was quiet and not something we’re use too having been a few times. A somber atmosphere.

Overall it was a lovely evening but felt it was overpriced as a set menu.

Staff are very friendly as always

MP
MayP11
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really tasty food, worth a visit. The lunch set menu was good value, a little small. Lovely place to sit in, good service.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Having read the reviews, we were enthused to take our family to Salon for their first tasting menu. Having gone to other places in London with the same pricing, we found that there was one or two dishes missing for the value. There was also an absence of nice touches, such as a surprise small dessert or starting plate.

The food was tasty and the service was good, but wouldn’t go back from the tasting experience.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food, great place and lovely atmosphere. Food was really good value, just the wine that made it more expensive!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is Brixton’s best kept secret! The Salon team elevates humble ingredients to the Michelin star restaurant levels, using seasonal ingredients, with tantalising and on occasion, challenging wine pairing. I really enjoyed the celeriac soup with matching celeriac tart, mushroom pasta dish and the savoury notes desert which is a welcome relief from overly sweet, cloying deserts you find elsewhere. If I was nitpicking, the cheese selection is a little moribund. But other than that, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the quality of food paired with relaxing, friendly service. We’ll done team Salon!

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BrixtonLocal
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I've been wanting to go here for ages and it didn't quite live up to expectations.

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Huggie
London
21 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been trying to dine here since my daughter thought she had booked but got the night wrong and we had to eat elsewhere. So I was really happy when my wife booked it for my birthday at the weekend. I wasn't disappointed. Service was great from start to finish. The set menu is varied and beautifully presented. Wine list could do with a few more sub £50 wines IMO, but there is enough just above this price to be interesting. It can be loud if you are downstairs or outside, mainly due to the Salon sound system competing with others in the market, but for me this just adds to the atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit so make it a destination one night and thank me afterwards.

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RanulphLees
London
6 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best value tasting menu in London.

AH
AmyH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and amazing service - we had the testing menu with the wine flight and our waiter was very knowledgable and helpful

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Emma
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience4

I took my friends to Salon having had a great meal there a few years ago. Bearing in mind it was a set menu, it took 3hours 45mins to have dinner. We were all fidgeting in our seats and desperate to leave by the last course.
The waiting staff were lovely and really attentive and the food was tasty, but it was just painfully slow.

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DS22
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Reasonable food, well presented, not outstanding.
Good service, enthusiastic and efficient.
Music level overpowering for the size of room, and background chatter.
Overall spent £90 per head inc wine pairing and service - which I felt did not represent value - would have expected a stunning menu for that price.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to salon for my birthday with some friends for the tasting menu. Great atmosphere, attentive staff and the most delicious thought out menu. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back for another visit!

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vipSlumber
London
14 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dining experience in Brixton! Highly recommend

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Amazing food - the wine parings were perfect- would never of dreamed of trying, never mind combining! Thank you for introducing us to totally new tastes

KL
KellyL
London
4 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Faultless service, exceptional food and value. Can’t recommend this restaurant highly enough. It’s bloody brilliant.

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ThomasS
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent tasting menu, all courses were sublime! Room was a bit echoey, so chat volumes tended to be a little loud, but could not fault the experience otherwise

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vipAliceA
London
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was fab and the service was attentive but relaxed. Well worth the money

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Ms123
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, great atmosphere with good music and extremely accommodating chefs due to dietary requirements. Will definately return.

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gcluer
Liverpool
2 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fixed no-choice menu (except for two choices for main course). All excellent quality. I felt the servings were a little small even for this sort of menu. Very informal setting with excellent service.

If you want West End style with your food this is not for you.

TM
TobyM
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They've got an excellent package at Salon. A simple set menu with the only choice being which main you get. The limited options however always deliver, and the wine pairings are fantastic. As is the service. The house music wont be to everyone's taste but the general noise level is perfect for having a conversation.

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RobinC
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I went five years ago and came back this week, the quality is still there and the staff are very knowledgeable. Wine pairing with the set menu is a must, we will be back again, hopefully with less of a gap again!

ML
MichaelL
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience from start to finish, great welcome followed by fantastic food with an inventive wine pairing. Great enthusiastic service from the entire team.

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macncheese
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing tasting menu that changes each month. Interesting food, unusual but accessible wines, charming service.

LG
vipLondonGobbler
London
28 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant meal at Salon last night, with delicious wine pairings!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The service was good and the food was delicious- the portions were TINY though, noticeably smaller than in the past

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Angswim
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience1

We have enjoyed gorgeous food at salon over a number of years. Sadly, this meal was marred by an over enthusiastic bass driven sound system and neighbouring diners whose voices were raised in competition. salon is a real treat for us but it felt as if we were eating in a noisy pub and the noise interfered with our enjoyment of the food. I also expect cloth napkins and a non sticky table. Staff are always kind and friendly, but trying to hear their descriptions of the food over background noise and through necessary face masks, is pretty much impossible.

CE
ChrisE
London
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Yes it's pricey, but as a treat for a special occasion the food is absolutely amazing. Simple but quality ingredients prepared wonderfully, plus the staff are all friendly and knowledgable.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had an absolutely lovely meal at Salon this week. A member of our party had allergens, and they seamlessly catered an almost identical set menu for her. Very reasonably priced too.

KP
vipKaileyP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolute delight!!

We’ll be back ASAP.

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Ciara
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely evening, the service was brilliant and the food was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend

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Josh
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great find! Will be returning to try out the lunch and new menu in a couple of weeks!

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had the delicious tasting menu - it was good although dishes are on the small side, so it pays not to be starving hungry when you get there. We had a lot of fun and the wines by the glass were great.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly delicious food at a price

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Laurence
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was amazing, he explained everything incredibly thoroughly and was really attentive throughout. The wine pairings are a must, along with the extra optional main fish course. He was also very honest about only needing one extra dish to share, and gave my girlfriend an extra glass of wine to tie her over until the next pairing. Added bonus was that the music was great. This is one of the best value-for-money-tasting menus that I've seen. I'm sure we'll be back again before long!

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richa
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Superb food as always and brilliant service, our waitress was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the menu and wines. Aircon a bit on the cold side but great atmosphere. Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really tasty, exciting food. Good service. I would recommend. The lamb pithivier was a touch too salty, which we mentioned, but still very delicious. I will go again.

MP
vipMichelleP
London
9 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful food and service. We went for the wine pairing with the set menu which was very high quality especially given the affordable price tag. A real hidden gem and one we’ll frequent often.

BK
vipBlairK
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great place! Incredible tasting menu value

OT
OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
7 reviews
Dined on 30 July 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Service was exceptionally slow - 90 mins in we were only on course one. Most courses felt very poor value (a tomato , a tiny bit of burrata) and we were starving after - had to get a McDonalds after! All for £180... Disappointing as we had heard rave reviews

MT
MirandaT
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always go to Salon for special occasions and we are never disappointed.

FAQs

Salon is rated 4.8 stars by 819 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.