Wilder Restaurant & Bar

4.7
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24 reviews
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£41 and over
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British
Wilder utilises the flavours from natural and considered British ingredients, to create elegant dishes and a relaxed dining experience for guests. The drinks list, wines and decor are all reflective of the restaurant's ethos of natural, ethical and delicious ingredients treated with respect, and crafted with care. The a la carte, snack and sharing menus all showcase Richard's creativity and vision, with a focus on sustainability and seasonality. The restaurant environment is warm and welcoming with tactile and natural textures, custom ash furniture and hand-made ceramics. Service is knowledgeable, passionate and professional from a team who genuinely love food and drink.

Special Offers

Book now for Valentine's Day 2020

Wilder is offering it's standard a la carte menu as well as a special Valentine's Day Tasting Menu priced at £65pp. Menu selection can be made upon seating.

Saturday, 15 February, 2020

What 24 People Are Saying
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R
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about Wilder is great. Really nice ambience in double height underground restaurant. Service was amazing (gave us a free glass of champagne because they couldn’t find the wine we wanted for 5 minutes - they found it a minute later).
Food was the best bit though. Favourites were the pig head, partridge, rhubarb pudding and Jerusalem artichoke chocolate pudding.

Will definitely be back.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded a day ago

Hi R2653, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely detailed review. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed the ambience, service, and contemporary British cuisine. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back any time. All the best, The Team at Wilder

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HA
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pretty strange menu - at first review rather panicked because it all seemed so strange. The food was however interesting and very good indeed.

So yes will go back.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded a day ago

Hi HannahA, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the interesting, seasonal British produce Wilder has to offer. We would love to welcome you back any time. All the best, The Team at Wilder

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience1

Conocía el restaurante y creo que no fue un acierto la re decoración. El ambiente anterior era más acogedor, ahora es frío e impersonal.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback.

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ML
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Practically had the restaurant to ourselves. Great food, great service & lovely furniture

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 January 2020

Hi MatthewL, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the British food and décor. We would love to welcome you back any time. All the best, The Team at Wilder

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R
London
7 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We were somewhat surprised to find that we were the only diners in the restaurant, there was therefore a very high staff to diner ratio! The menu was interesting and made you want to try differing items, all of what was served was excellent, the attention to detail was impressive. The location is slightly quirky in that it is a basement, but the use of the space is well done and preservation of some beautiful brickwork is easily enough to offset any concerns, We both would like to visit again and hope that the restaurant manages to attract more diners as it is very good. Thank you.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 13 January 2020

Hi Robt, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our contemporary British menu as well as the space, and would be more than happy to welcome you both back any time. All the best, The Team at Wilder

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MJ
Kent
45 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent quality experience. Interesting and delicious food.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 18 January 2020

Hi MJ53, Thank you for your review. Please join us again any time for more delicious British cuisine! All the best, The Team at Wilder

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AD
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant food & service was spot on. You hardly find a restaurant with this quality of cooking in London these days.
Hat off to the chef, the flavours combination were outstanding.
Strongly recommend
Will be back very soon

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 11 January 2020

Hi ArnaudD, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are so glad to hear your excellent feedback regarding the food and service here at Wilder. Looking forward to welcoming you back very soon! All the best, The Team at Wilder

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D
London
4 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! So many unique tastes and amazing service.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 30 December 2019

Thanks Danai, it's great to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. Come back again in the New Year for another unique dining experience, we would love to host you again. All the best, the Team at Wilder

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IM
London
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing food, compliments to the chef!
Service a little bit too pushy as way too many times asking how is everything. The atmosphere is elegant but Loud Bob Marley music didn’t work well with all ambience.
All the dishes were outstanding!!!
As they just opened I am sure everything else will be polished in some time.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 4 December 2019

Hello IevaMark, thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the ambience and contemporary British cuisine. Your feedback regarding the music and service is also greatly appreciated. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards The Team at Wilder

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JS
London
6 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing food served by knowledgeable and engaging staff. Fantastic experience!

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 3 December 2019

Hi JoeSp, we're so glad you enjoyed dining with us. Thank you for your lovely feedback. All the best, from The Team at Wilder

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PS
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Richard has a wholesome generous yet delicate approach on his cooking. The menu tasting was harmoniously prepared, one of my highlight the Scallop and turnip a TRIUMPH , the staff and the atmosphere encompassing with the food has made this evening unforgettable. I'm a 3 Michelin star trained chef and have seen and eaten good food but Richard he is well up there
His tasting menu blowed me away . A chef to follow, book now before it get harder to have a table . Good table a citron-Vert.co.uk

Patrice St Yves

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 25 November 2019

Hi Patrice, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this lovely, detailed review. We are so glad you had a wonderful evening at Wilder and thoroughly enjoyed our 6-course tasting menu. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back any time. The Team at Wilder

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JJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Inspiring food and lovely relaxed atmosphere.

SP
London
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful evening. This was a reality fun restaurant, really interesting food and gorgeous cocktails. The staff were amazing, so attentive made us feel really special. Venue is really cool.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 18 November 2019

Hi Sheena, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review - we are so glad you had a great experience here at Wilder. We would love to welcome you back any time. All the best, The Wilder Team

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V
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice setting. Very Interesting menu, with dishes you hardly ever come across Exquisite cocktails!!!!

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 14 November 2019

Hey Victor, We're so glad you enjoyed Wilder, the British fair and delicious drinks. All the best, From The Team

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JJ
London
9 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Do not be misled by the slightly dubious doorway that leads down some ver functional stairs, when you arrive at the Lowe basement this venue is exquisitely designed with a very comforting atmosphere. The service was impeccable too, the waiting staff were very well informed and genuinely interested in speaking to us. The food was impeccable, a little challenging but in a good way, venison tartare something new to me was really delicious but a surprise as it was only listed as venison on the starter menu. The snack of carrot purée and bread cracker was stunningly delicious for something so simple and my partridge main was fantastic too. We finished our meal with an ‘Old fashioned’ which, according to my husband who has tasted many Old Fashioneds, was excellent. We will definitely be back with friends.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 11 November 2019

Hello JulesJam Such a lovely review to read, and we are so happy that you loved it! We will be very happy to look after you again soon, for more Old Fashioneds. All the best Team Wilder

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AW
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5food2service5ambience4

Though the place is a bit hidden from outside, once you arrive the team let you feel very welcome and waited. The venue is elegant even though simple. The menu is original yet you can find the perfect combination for your night’s desire. Starter and desert were my highlight (I had the poached duck egg and the the spiralled apple!) A good wine proposition (missing the advice Expert that night but we found our matching wine). Difficult to joke about English kitchen after this experience. Thank you !

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 11 November 2019

Hello AndyW, So happy that you found us! And that you enjoyed the wine, ambiance, and couldn't-be-more-British food! Hope to see you again soon. The Team at Wilder

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good experience. I love the decorations and fresh produce.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 19 November 2019

Thank you, hope to see you again soon for more lovely seasonal British produce.

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Very good food however the partions are tiny and thus it cost a fortune to be full. We paid 250£ per two and were still hungry. Good place to bring someone on a date, beautiful scenery and adorable service

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 11 November 2019

Thank you so much for the kind words, we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience. It is also really helpful to hear your feedback on the portion sizes - we have passed this on to the kitchen. Hope to see you again. Team Wilder

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D
London
8 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although initially quite tricky to find, one you are inside, the bar & restaurant area is a very pleasing space to be in. Very friendly, talkative, helpful and polite staff will talk you through the menu and/or the wine list, if desired. As three friends who enjoy checking out new restaurants in London, we shared everything - the staff were very accommodating - providing additional plates and cutlery, as well as keeping the wine flowing. Genuinely delicious food and some incredibly interesting wines available. Spacious and very comfortable - not something one can say about many fashionable London restaurants!!

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 6 November 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Wilder. We have now had signage installed and so the restaurant should be easier to find in future. Hope to see you again soon for more wine amongst friends! All the best, The Team at Wilder

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g
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience2

The food was outstanding - so interesting and beautifully presented. The waiters were all super and really knowledgable. The portion sizes let it down and therefore made the expensive meal bad value.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 6 November 2019

Thank you for your feedback Georginah, happy to hear you enjoyed the food and the service. We appreciate your notes on portion size, and have passed them on the chef. All the best from The Team at Wilder

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CP
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding dinner experience we had last night in Wilder, the venue is beautiful minimalist and stylish.
Food and service were at the top, all the dishes were full of flavours , well prepared and balanced.
Great addiction to the London food scene.

GC
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fab fab fab, all doing a great job ! Carrot dip is tasty AF and the space is absolutely beautiful. Amazing wine list.

LM
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Despite the fact that it was the first night it was great food, good service and a great setting. Hard to spot from the outside though!

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 8 November 2019

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit, and thank you for coming for our first night! We have since had our signage installed so next time we should be easier to find. All the best from The Team at Wilder

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AL
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The flavours were stunning - every ingredient felt like it was there for a reason. The sommelier did a fantastic job of matching the wine to the food. The staff were lovely. And it was great to be able to see the kitchen at work - they felt like they were part of the restaurant, not hidden behind a closed door. Stand out dishes included the bread cracker with carrot, the halibut with cockles and black cabbage, and the pudding was gorgeous - Beremeal, goats milk, mugwort caramel. Delicious.

Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 8 November 2019

Wow, so great to read your comments Alexandra! It's nice to be able to sneak a peak behind the scenes and see the magic happening in the kitchen isn't it? Come back for more deliciousness soon, All the best from The Team at Wilder

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