The Trafalgar Dining Rooms

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13 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Pre/post Theatre
With views of Trafalgar Square, The Trafalgar Dining Rooms is a destination of style and great taste in the pulsing heart of the city. Open all day, we invite guests and Londoners alike, to join us for food, and drinks, at their fancy.

Our kitchen celebrates the finest, freshest, and where possible, local ingredients, across an array of classic British dishes, while our wine list reflects the rich cultural melting pot of the city we call home.

Naturally, we bring our signature service to the table, no matter the occasion. Elegant dining tables, convivial banquettes and tall stools for bar-side gatherings provide a welcoming array of options for guests to sit, sip a cocktail, eat or simply watch the world go by.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 6.30am - 11.00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7.00am - 11.00pm
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Phone number
020 7870 2901
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Whilst the menu choice is very limited the drinks menu is extensive. We had dinner here after a visit to the theatre and the restaurant had a nice feel and buzz about it. The food was immaculately presented and delicious. Do not expect large portions. Do expect good food and excellent service.

1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Menu changed and now has less options, more like bar menu. Service good, staff friendly.

1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 1

Very quiet for a Wednesday night a few weeks before Xmas. Loads of empty tables so little in the way of atmosphere. Waiter not very knowledgeable about the menu and couldn't answer any of the questions we had. Food tasteless and boring and empty plates left on the table for a long time. The food really was bad for the price. Are they hoping to just get passing tourists in?

5 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

The restaurant was very quiet with few tables occupied. Consequently, I was expecting a higher level of service and responsiveness. Unfortunately I was disappointed. All the more so because I had taken a client to this venue because of it being listed on Open Table. Although our drinks order was taken and delivered quickly, we had to seek members of staff to give our orders. The waiter was not as knowledgeable about the menu as I would have expected and had to seek information from a colleague for some basic information. After sweet we had to actively seek someone to take our order for some post-meal drinks. The person lacked knowledge about the brandy that was available and appeared somewhat irked to have to determine the options. Overall the food was good but such service, when you are trying to impress a client, does not incline me to recommend the restaurant nor to go their again.

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Dined on 28 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We were here after theatre. It is very convdenient to the West End. The food tended to Middle Eastern or Moroccan. The Negroni was excellent, as was the salad with grilled haloumi cheese.

12 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

Didn’t live up to expectations, all too stiff and trying too hard, no true character

1 review
Dined on 10 March 2018
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

The menu was very limited.Side orders of vegetables,water,coffee were expensive and pushed up the cost of the pre theatre menu by 80 %

2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent staff and service. Beautiful dining room, we were having a quick pre-theatre dinner but wish we were there for longer to enjoy the atmosphere a bit more.

6 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was very good and the staff were very attentive. A little pricey but we got served in good time for the theatre.

89 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fairly new brasserie with an interesting menu. Would recommend it.

3 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Service slower than expected.

3 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2017
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 2

The restaurant was large and spacious, with nice Xmas decorations - unfortulnatley they decided to stick us at teh back of the restaurant where there was little ambience or service - a very disappointing experience!

1 review
Dined on 11 November 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding quality of food and service. We had a large group and the staff were very attentive, the menu choices were interesting and varied, and the bottom line - the food - was really very good. A bit pricey but not crazy given the quality and the location.