About The Game Bird
The Game Bird is a contemporary tale about relaxed, informal dining any time of the day. A place to eat, drink and socialise, the focus is on modern British comfort cooking executed with style and panache, all wrapped in a seductive ambience that oozes cool sophistication.
The philosophy at The Game Bird is simple - dedicated to following the seasons and supporting local artisans including award-winning family owned farms, Executive Chef, James Durrant has created a ‘theatre of the senses’ menu based on uncomplicated excellence: local, seasonal produce sits alongside time honoured British classics.
For parties of 8 or more, please contact the restaurant reservations team directly.
St James's Place, St James's
London, SW1A 1NJ
British, Afternoon Tea
Hours of Operation:
7.00am - 10:30am Monday to Friday;
7:30am - 11:00am Saturday and Sunday
All day dining:
12 noon - 22.00 Monday to Sunday
12 noon - 19.00 Monday to Sunday
12 noon - 15.00
£41 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
020 7518 1234
Green Park Tube is a 5 minute walk
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Game Bird Ratings and Reviews
This has been the best European/British meal we had in a long time, we had been there for a small birthday and anniversary celebration (party of four) we all chose the set menu which was just delightfully delicious. Especially the "Game" course the pigeon was just utter delight to eat. There was nothing to fault with and the service was excellent as the cuisine. We surely will be back and recommend it.
Superb service and splendid food.
The menu here is varied and has some special treats, including the signature Chicken Kiev - as far removed from the dish of the same name sold by Marks & Spencer as can be imagined. Charming waiters and sommelier and a long list of wines at fair prices.
The tables are a little close for privacy and the lighting a touch bright for a cosy winter dinner but don't be put off, this is a place to relish.
A romantic Saturday Night Meal. The venue was so quiet. Very personal and secluded. Excellent for date time. The waiters were very helpful and suggested excellent meals from the extensive menu and wine list.
The meal was fabulous...I had fish and chips and it was so tasty. My wife had rump steak which was cooked perfectly.
The triple cooked chips and Cauliflower Cheese were amazing.
The deserts were exceptional...Tarte Tatin for 2. It was so good I could have eaten it myself!
Great experience and the trip well worth it.
Originally went in the afternoon for high tea but after seeing the menu we couldn't resist. The set menu was such good value and the food was cooked to perfection. The restaurant was surprisingly quiet which killed the ambience some what, along with the annoying flickering light bulb over head.
However the Game bird is a real gem and will be back
This restaurant in The Stafford is a gem! Food was delicious, service so attentive, and the interiors of the restaurant fixed up yet cozy.
My mom and I ate here on a Sunday lunch, and we both ordered the Sunday Lunch Menus (3 courses for £40) and found it to be of good value. Beef rib from trolley was particularly tender and tasty, and sides of Yorkshire pudding and vegetables well-seasoned.
Service was warm and spot-on. Kudos to everyone on the floor- the food is made better by the great waiters who tend and even anticipated all our needs. As I was celebrating my birthday here and indicated on my OpenTable booking, the servers even presented me with a yummy chocolate brownie.
Next time I visit, I'll try their afternoon tea!
Excellent value from the Market Menu at lunchtime. The restaurant was decorated in lovely colours. The chairs were comfortable. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The food was absolutely delicious. A great restaurant!
The restaurant at the Stafford Hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment and a new approach to fine dining. Judging by our visit, the improvements are well justified and the service, in particular, was of the highest standard.
I cannot recollect ever being better looked-after for lunch from the moment of arrival to settling the bill and departing: we were escorted by the concierge, greeted by the restaurant manager, served lunch by two staff, served wine by another, brought our desserts by a fourth and our bill presented by a fifth. Everyone was exceptionally pleasant and attentive without being over familiar.
The Market Lunch (fixed price: choice of 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts) was excellent value for such beautifully cooked and presented dishes. I have to say that the Lemon Posset was one of the best sweets I have had in a restaurant for a long time.
The Stafford is a haven of peace - the epitome of a discreet, quintessentially English hotel, perfectly situated in a quiet enclave of St James's - only a few hundred yard from bustling Piccadilly.
The Game Bird delivered a memorable evening. We had drinks in the champagne bar before dinner followed by the al a carte menu. I couldn't fault anything; excellent service, fantastic wine list, superb food, attention to detail from everyon looking after us. A truely wonderful evening and we would certainly eat there again
A setting smaller than expected but impressive nonetheless, with an overall feeling both old school and contemporary. One of the best menus I've seen of late with so many appealing dishes choosing was the worst part of the whole experience. Guaranteed a return visit
Convenient as we are staying for six nights. Long time visitors to the Stafford and delighted at the new experience you are offering. More relaxed than the old restaurant but more convenient for older people like us who don't want to have food on our lap. However, there was still a nice range of people so that we didn't have to feel like part of the 'grey nomad' brigade. Food more modern but need more vegetables. Stylish, convenient and sensibly priced.
Dinner on opening night was faultless. The smoked fish trolley is a real treat - the smoked eel and whiskey smoked salmon a must - as was the fabulous treacle pud and lemon meringue. Main course of fish and chips - what else on a Friday? - was spot on. This bird is more than game. Don't take my word for it - make a reservation!
We dined at the Lyttelton on Friday evening to celebrate my husbands birthday. We used the Opentable offer of 3 courses and a glass of champagne for £30.00. This was exceptionally good value. The menu was quite restricted, just three choices on each course, but the food was excellent and the service very attentive without being stuffy. Would highly recommend this restaurant on this deal.
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