Frog by Adam Handling

4.9
1856 reviews
£41 and over
British
Frog by Adam Handling opened in September 2017 as the flagship restaurant for the Adam Handling Restaurant Group. Located in the heart of Covent Garden, the dishes served at Frog by Adam Handling showcase Adam’s talent for combining technical savvy with the freshest seasonal produce and exciting flavour pairings. The 40-cover dining room can seat up to 8 diners at the pass, while in the basement lies a speakeasy cocktail bar with its own street entrance. This bar also has its own kitchen and private dining room.

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PaulM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sensational food, friendly service. Perfect for a special occasion

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The service is great! The gifts and food provided were fabulous and surprisingly exceeded my expectations! However, some dishes were too salty and sweety! (might be because we have been dieting eat healthily lately)

Overall, it is much better than my last few visits pre-COVID! It is great to see the restaurant doing so well during the pandemic. The only two suggestions of improvement will be:
1. Ask about the preferred tastes and dietary requirements. A more customised taste can prevent customers like us from feeling the food being over-salty and too sweet.
2. The toilets/restroom was crowded and there was a queue. Not particularly pleasing in the middle of fine dining where my girlfriend and the waitress were waiting to serve more dishes!

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JanineN
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was, by far, the best food experience we have ever had. It was incredible and we will be back.

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AnneA
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had a very nice time at Frog. The food was really good and we much appreciated the service.

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ElizabethH
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the service to the food everything was exceptional. Truly made for a wonderful birthday experience

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vipSelverA
London
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Frog never disappoints with the menu.
Still one of best spots in London for fine dining.

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GlenP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Top top top quality food, we had a 5 course menu and came with lots of little surprises such as pre-dessert and petit fours, wine was lovely and service impeccable. We sat on the table facing the kitchen so felt a little overlooked but the staff were great at accommodating my guests food intolerance too. Well done team, a fantastic restaurant and will recommend!!

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JanetteS
Cambridge
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was one of the best meals that I’ve ever had. The service is slick, every member of staff knows exactly what they are doing and gives a detailed description of each dish. We had Adam’s signature tasting menu and a favourite was the wagyu lobster. I’d love to go back again soon!

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JonathanK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic to see chefs come out and explain and tell it story behind each dish.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place and team
And the food Just marvellous

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KHA80
Liverpool
8 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole team were fantastic, the food was outstanding and the service very friendly and efficient. I would have no hesitation in recommending this great restaurant. I can’t wait to visit again 😀👍

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LynnT
London
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We found the staff extremely informative and helpful. The food was delicious as well as very pleasing to the eye. We will definately be visiting again when in London.

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Becky
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, we had a great time. Service very friendly and nice atmosphere.

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BevD
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely experience with fantastic delicious food. Service excellent, very attentive.

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shaw
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent … a little bit rushed but they wanted the next sitting

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DigiFazz
London
9 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional hosting and fantastic food. What more can you ask for? The tasting menu was a lovely trip through a foraged journey.

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vipAtCityofLondon
London
13 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From being seated till leaving the experience was just superb. I have been to Frog when it first opened in Shoreditch, so it’s been a few years since I have been back. The food and its sustainability elements plus ambiance has only gotten better. Welldone to them all. Can’t wait to go back again.

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Cap10
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish, each dish on the tasting menu leaves you wanting more but is well balanced overall with portion sizes that don’t leave you bloated after 10 courses!
Food absolutely top draw, so very tasty and packed full of flavour & easily 2 Michelin star standard, hard to choose a favourite dish as they were all so good, cocktails are delicious with deep complex flavours. Attentive and very friendly service from waiting staff but in a relaxed, non-stuffy manner which often comes with food served to this standard.
It’s not cheap but it does feel like you’re paying for an experience and not just a high quality meal.
Little touches for my wife’s birthday really made it special and we both agreed we would 100% be back again (when we can afford it!)

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vipLucy
Surrey
8 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very creative and was delicious as well as beautiful. Have already booked a second visit when the new seasonal menu should be available!

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CalumG
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for the 5 course seasonal tasting menu along with the wine pairing option. The food and wine were excellent and the overall experience thoroughly enjoyable. From the moment we walked in the door to when we left, we were made to feel welcome, with the service matching the quality of the food.

Presuming a Michelin Star will be along soon!

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AnnabelH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely exquisite food and fabulous service. Very quirky and imaginative menu but still delivers amazing flavours and textures and theatre. Super amazing. Interesting art work and cool bar down stairs with excelled chilli 🌶 margaritas.

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TimG
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely incredible quality of food, so delicate , well balanced and rich in taste!
It was my third time in this restaurent and it gets better every time.

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Orems
London
4 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

A nice expereince but very value for money questionable from my experience. At £800+ for 4 of us with the menu with paired wines (small portions to boot) it really needs to be off the charts, this was good but the ambience and professionalism of some of the service just didn't merit this. Also was surprise at how unwilling the servers were to move on the table before us that delayed our seating- standard practice.

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AdrianH
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic experience with the delights of the classic menu. Service was excellent and very attentive. It’s expensive but for that level of cuisine, it was worth it.

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Lizzie
London
5 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in town, such friendly service & the food is beautiful to look at & awesomely delicious to eat! I couldn’t believe it when my handbag got a footstool of its own, ladies take note! The personal touches such as the signed b’day card on the table & the lit edible candle instead of a b’day firework were special touches! Loved every second of the experience! Thank you Adam and team!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous evening. Amazing food, lovely staff and great atmosphere. More than deserving of a Michelin star.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Food was very enjoyable but portioning felt a bit off - really struggled towards the end of the menu.

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WearyBanker
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

we had a superb anf fun luch with beautiful, inetersting and above all really tasty food, served with aplomb by the team. we also has a couple of great wine recommendations !

fun, energetic, immensley high quality food

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KarenT1
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The table we had by the service station was excellent as we could see the chefs at work.
Presentation sublime and the sommelier was excellent.
An amazing experience made special by everyone working there. To have the chef come to the table to present his dish was special.
We visited the restaurant for our anniversary and I had let them know beforehand. The maitre D knew when we arrived and we were given an anniversary card at the table signed by Adam.
An amazing dining experience

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CWFair
London
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A knowledgeable and professional team that guided us through a wonderful evening. The food was excellent, even better than my first visit, and i'll be going again into the future. Excellent help with both dairy and gluten free options - a very accommodating kitchen.

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DebbieW
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a meal. We have eaten at some top class restaurants before and had good meals but The Frog beats them all hands down. This was not a cheap meal but the time and effort that has to go into every dish in order to produce food of this taste and quality warrants the price you pay. We arrived just before our due time but we're greeted immediately in a friendly smiling manner and our names were used from the outset , they also checked immediately which one of us was vegetarian. We were taken to our table and given the drinks menus and some water. We ordered a cocktail which arrived promptly and we were also given the menus which offer a meat /fish option and a vegan option both with either a 5 or 7 course. We chose the 7 course with one being vegan and from the first mouth to the last we were not disappointed. The menu definitely undersells what you receive for example snacks are 5 individual bite size snacks with a different flavour in each mouth but each moving seamlessly to the next, each taste is clean and fresh but with layers and depths of flavour and the truffle custard is amazing. Bread and butter follow but I have never had bread and butter like it, both elements were delicious. It is very hard to pick a favourite dish, out of the 7 courses from the beetroot to the turnip to the aubergine each dish delightful and very tasty, and I could not believe just how much taste and flavour you can get from plants and my Husbands dishes were equally as good and tasty, each course works so well with the next. When I tasted the desert I honestly thought they had bought me a vegetarian desert rather than vegan as the flavours were incredible, but the staff advised that it was fully vegan. We had a bottle of wine and water with our meal and including service charge it was £440 but as I said at the beginning given the time effort and skill needed it was worth it. Thank you to all the staff for a memorable lunch we are saving for our next visit

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Olivier
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sublime dining! Everything was down to perfection, a basically beautifully orchestrated dining experience!!

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Alall
London
6 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food was sublime and the service was extremely friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. A joyful experience.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice restaurant!

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KevinS
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely superb dining experience.
The food was outstanding. We enjoyed the seven course tasting menu and the mushroom pasta dish in particular was absolutely fantastic. One of the nicest things I’ve ever eaten. The balance of flavours (in my opinion) perfect. But it only just edges out a number of other courses. The “Snacks” at the start of the meal are a fantastic. The chicken butter and bread (as others have commented) simple but delicious. We also particularly enjoyed the mackerel and the lobster in Wagu fat.
But the whole experience was pretty much faultless. Service attentive but by no means over bearing. The advice from the Sommelier was also spot on.
It is expensive, and adding VAT onto the advertised price seems a bit odd, haven’t come across that one before in a restaurant.
All in all, for an occasion it was great. I’d certainly like to think I’d get the chance to eat here again, and would highly recommend for that special occasion in life when something a bit above and beyond is required.

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vipPhil
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience3

Forced to eat either a 5 or 7 courses menu
Very not customer driven manager
We spent a little fortune

Never felt that the manager was welcoming our business nonetheless

The staff was good and was balancing that issue
Too much food for dinner but it a high standard of cuisine
So skip lunch if you eat there and go for a special event maybe as the staff and room are overall good

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vipLola
London
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very nice service and impressive presentation!

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Vald
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing restaurant, would definitely recommend going. Not sure why it doesn't have a Michelin star yet!

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saml
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A absolutely first class experience. The food I can not begin to describe as just out of this world both taste and presentation. For a meal to never be forgotten then head to the Frog. The chefs come to your table to describe what they have created which was a nice touch. Staff fantastic. I would not hesitate to recommend for that special occasion.

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AnneS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food from start to finish and service was spot on.

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Frog by Adam Handling is rated 4.9 stars by 1856 OpenTable diners.

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