The Restaurant at Sopwell House

4.5
93 reviews
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Modern European
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  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
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With 2 AA Rosettes and proud winners of the Open Table Diner’s choice award 2018, The Restaurant at Sopwell House provides an exceptional fine dining experience surrounded by stunning decor and impeccable service. Indulge in delicious dishes prepared by our exceptional Chefs and kitchen team whilst you enjoy the wonderful entertainment of a live pianist at the weekend. The Restaurant is ideal for those Friday night catch ups with cocktails, entertaining clients, a foodie feast or an intimate dining experience.

Special Offers

Set menu with free glass of prosecco for £35

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 1 May 2019

Ends: 30 June 2019

Availability: Wed-Sat 19:00-21:30

1,000-Point Tables

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Wed - Sat 7:00PM - 9:30PM

What 93 People Are Saying
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HE
London
3 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Food was great. Despite a mix up with the set menu why were very accommodating.

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k
London
10 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice and quiet. The staff is friendly and polite abnd the food is really good.

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SN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place for outstanding Sunday lunch. Ate in main restaurant which is lovely

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Enjoyed Sunday lunch for our anniversary. The waitress admitted they were short staffed. The meat was very raw but plenty of vegetables. No half bottles of wine so we had a glass of wine and a cider.
Both the starter and desert were beautifully presented and tasted delicious.
Being Sunday lunch the restaurant was very noisy. I think I would suggest an evening meal would be a better celebration.

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EC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and food above all. Location is nice.

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NJ
London
14 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

We had a lovely evening, with drinks in the bar first. The amuses bouches were all delicious. Main meal was pretty good but just could have done with a bit more flavour, or perhaps seasoning? The overall atmosphere of the main lobby wasn’t really matched in the restaurant, which felt a bit bright and lacking atmosphere. I’m not a big fan of sitting on the same side of the table when there’s only two of you. Wine was lovely. Service pretty good all in all.

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L
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

Our wedding anniversary

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Upmarket restaurant with good food. Service and ambience were alright. My only crib being, you could constantly see other hotel guests in bathrobes some with trainers passing by. When you think of a nice dining env where people are expected to wear jackets, these sights seem to disrupt the Overall ambience of the place.

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CL
Hertfordshire
9 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time. Excellent in all aspects.

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JL
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I booked dinner in the restaurant for my husband's birthday. It took us an hour to get there from Essex but the journey was well worth while; the food, wine and service were excellent and the special touch of an additional dessert for my husband, with a 'happy birthday' message piped onto the plate was much appreciated.

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d
Chicago
65 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Professional service at this comfortable hotel, where 6 of us had Sunday lunch . The £27 , 3-course menu offered a good range of choices, and the food was well presented and of excellent quality.

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D
London
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great, the service was amazing and the pianist played a lovely combination of traditional classical pieces and film scores.
It was not a cheap eat, but it was completely worth it, and a great place for an occasion (such as the birthday that we were celebrating).

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JP
Dorset
5 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Yet another fantastic meal in The Restaurant. The food is innovative, exciting an d beautiful. Thought I’d given to every detail.
Lorenzo, the maitre d’, is on the ball, unobtrusive, and a lovely man. We will be back to what is now our, and our teenage daughters’ favourite place to eat. Thank you again.

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PP
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, amazing formal dining atmosphere, and super friendly staff! We will definitely be coming back.

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GD
London
18 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First time we’d had lunch in The Restaurant at Sopwell House and we weren’t disappointed. Friendly team, excellent food and attentive service. The set lunch menu was very good value too.

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CR
London
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have been to Sopwell House The Restaurant, many many times. Still excellent service and food every time.

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MP
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful restaurant. Great service and wonderful food. Will be returning for our wedding celebrations

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J
Hertfordshire
11 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Have eaten in the brasserie many times but never The Restaurant. We will definitely be back. It wasn’t quite ‘outstanding’ but very close.

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JM
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent venue, service and cuisine. Well deserved outstanding review

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MC
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff incredibly polite and friendly . Food amazing, beautiful surroundings.

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BH
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 2

The restaurant and foid was very nice but something was missing.Due to refurbishment , there was no piano playing music.we ordered a Kir but was given kir royal so waited a long time to get our actual drink but then, after gaving keft the restaurant, i realused that i have paid for kir royal. I am a bit dissapointed , not what i expected😶

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JB
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 19 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 1

The restaurant was empty and this has happened before . Food was exquisite and service fabulous but no atmosphere at all

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K
London
3 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was exquisite; there are no words for the amazing quality and appearance of it. The service was also outstanding. We were made to feel so special, as if we were the only people there to be served, and all were so friendly and kind. There was a pianist playing lovely music to further enhance our wonderful experience. It was a really lovely evening, thank you so much.

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JP
Dorset
5 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A perfect meal to celebrate my wife's birthday. Incredible food & immaculate service. Wonderful fine dining, and worth every penny. Thank you!

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FW
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Both the service and the food were superb. I have food allergies which were catered for brilliantly. The extra additions to the dining experience - compliments of the chef- added to the experience. We visited for our 9th wedding anniversary and will be paying Sopwell House another visit. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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IM
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff were very helpful and friendly and the food was very good, a lovely evening.

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AT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely food - well presented and lovingly served. Very nice and quiet as was a Thursday lunch time.

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JP
Dorset
5 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a wonderful family meal here on Father's day. The service was fantastic, attentive & discreet, never fussy, . The food was delicious, refined and beautifully presented- but still family friendly. We had a wonderful time.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We wanted a little something special for my wife’s 50th birthday and was not disappointed. The food and service was exceptional. Thank you.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super food, friendly staff.

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AA
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

On this occasion, and unlike previous visits to the restaurant, we were not as impressed. The service was a great deal slower than usual, we found ourselves having to request bread, top up
our own glasses with water and we sat for ages before presented with the dessert menu. It won't put us off returning - the food and ambience were both fine - but this experience did take some of the shine away.

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EL
London
16 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The staff were fantastic and very friendly, they were attentive but not intrusive.
The food was lovely especially the Watercress Volute. We would definitely go back again.

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E
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food, beautifully prepared and delicious. The staff were warm and friendly yet attentive and professional. It made our wedding anniversary very very special.

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DC
London
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and attentive service. Good wine list. Weekend pianist was a highlight. Easily accessible parking.

Would definitely recommend, only drawback was that it was reasonably under-capacity, despite being 19.30 on a Friday evening. That may be due to it being Easter holidays though.

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OT
London
17 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

I had a very pleasant lunch here - weekday set menu - canon of lamb with aubergine caviar was delicious. The potato dauphinoise could have been a bit more unctuous - I prefer mine with more cream and garlic!

Rhubarb cheesecake was pleasant. The homemade ice cream which can be ordered as a separate dessert (3 scoops - I had vanilla bean, strawberry and honeycomb) is some of the best I have eaten outside of Italy - much nicer than the quenelle that came with the cheesecake dessert.

Service was excellent.

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N
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on 4 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous! The decor is classic white linen and artsy details.the space is open and airy making each table feeling private. Our server Nichole elevated our experience with her delightful nature and professionalism. The food is Michelin worthy. Come early and enjoy a pre meal drink in the sumptuous bar and enjoy the eclectic colllection of "wonderland " teapots. We were so impressed with our lunch we came back the next night for supper. The chef prepared a plant based soup and main especially for our return visit. It was outstanding.

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M
London
45 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really lovely menu and the food was really beautifully presented and exquisite tasting. Very impressed.

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LR
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and service. Will definitely come again. The staff were attentive and genuinely interested,

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JP
Dorset
5 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful birthday meal at The Restaurant at Sopwell House. The staff were wonderful, attentive without being intrusive, well humoured and nothing was too much trouble. The food was divine, we were really impressed with the quality of the ingredients, and some really quite amazing flavours. We were not rushed, although the restaurant was quite busy, and we had a lovely evening.
I would recommend this restaurant highly.

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h
Hertfordshire
12 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service

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