The Potting Shed Bar & Restaurant

4.4
562 reviews
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£26 to £40
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British
Top tags:
  • Lunch
  • Business Meals
  • Quiet Conversation
The Potting Shed is open all day to hotel guests, locals and the public alike for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as morning coffee, afternoon tea and cocktails. It has an English brasserie style cuisine using locally sourced and seasonal produce.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British
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Hours of Operation
Breakfast:
Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 12:00pm
Lunch:
Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner:
Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
020 3642 2046
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Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Robin Read
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine

Special Offers

3 course Set-menu: £23.50pp

From a set menu. For more information on allergens or dietary requirements, please speak to one of the team. Please note that should you cancel your booking within 48 hours’, charges may be applied.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 31 January 2018

Ends: 26 January 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-22:00

Unlimited Biscardo Prosecco Brunch: £34 per person

Table is allocated for 2 hours. Please note that should you cancel your booking within 48 hours’, charges may be applied.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 12 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 12 people

Starts: 31 January 2018

Ends: 26 January 2019

Availability: Sat 11:00-15:00

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun - Tue 12:00PM - 10:00PM
Wed - Thu 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Fri - Sat 12:00PM - 10:00PM

What 562 People Are Saying
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S
London
17 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

It’s a good place to have lunch. Should try it for dinner in the evening. Food was good.

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New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A lovely hidden gem around the baker str area, perfect for a date and catch up with good friends.
The food is cooked to a very good standard and there is a good wine list to compliment. Overall a good choice!

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OT
London
13 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

A good spot for a business breakfast.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good. Great service.

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TD
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Overall it was a pleasant and enjoyable visit staff very attentive and friendly
I personally do not like the practice of a price for main and then another price
For potatoes and also don’t like a service charge on bill

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Tim & Kit Kemp create fabulous spaces and their team are a joy

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b
Warwickshire
188 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We only booked this because it was convenient for our travels that day. However, we may well seek it out anouther time, as it was very enjoyable. There was an entertaining piece of art on the wall - lit up words with a cricket theme. And of course, good food a drink too. we had the set menu, which was great. they also had some good small plates and sharing as well as a well stocked bar. i can see people just droppingin for a drink and a snack. Our starter was a delicious, lightly fried pieces of chicken with a chilli/soy sauce and the main course a delicately cooked plaice. A bit more butter than I'm used to, but no less tasy for that

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AS
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great and friendly service. food came out super fast and coffee was on point.

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JR
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 1

Impossible have dinner when the bar is busy, as it seems to be until 8. No point having an acoustic guitarist when the diners can't hear a note. Restaurant moves bar folk into the restaurant to drink when bar full, making it even noisier. Food is good as is the service, but you need to avoid busy bar times.

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OT
Aberdeen
2 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again superlative service from a very attentive, well trained professional team and excellent food.

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C
London
9 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice atmosphere and service was good. Food could be better I had salmon to start which was very small and not worth the price and main was monkfish which was chewy. There is better food and value to be had elsewhere in Marylebone.

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a lovely quiet and calm environment for breakfast. Food was lovely and the service was good. If i was to visit London again it would definitely be somewhere i would return to.

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RT
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

We went there for a breakfast, we had a table for 5. Service was slow, it took agesfit our teas & coffee to arrive. The food was of a fair standard, nothing special but I felt it quite expensive for what had.

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SW
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A really lovely lunch. The food is excellent and the staff friendly and providing very good service. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others.

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P
London
3 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Beautiful space with a real cosy atmosphere. The staff are very attentive and make your meal really special. The set menu is always varied and caters for all tastes. Main menu is often reflective of the season and again varied in it’s content. Looking forward to my next visit.

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

This is the second time I have been to the Potting Shed and the service and ambience are excellent. The food is good quality and the staff attentive and always on hand in case you need anything.

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OT
London
21 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The service in this neighbourhood restaurant is good, good wine list, good ambience. What I don't understand is how the food can be so changeable and sometimes you wonder if the chef enjoys cooking?

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Bath
7 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

There was nothing wrong with the Potting Shed ( although their fish was obviously frozen) but it lacked soul. Too mechanical including the waiting staff.

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BC
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Been here before - but Friday was a little disappointing. Had the fish and chips that was a bit greasy for my taste - but a nice environment and close to Marylebone Station.

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l
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 3

This was a birthday treat, so we were looking forward to it - what a let down. Their website advertises a set menu but no-one was given this menu - I had to ask for it. The bread and butter were the best tasting bit of the meal - the rest was tasteless, so bad that we did not stay for dessert. Even chips, which are very hard to get wrong were not crisp but flaccid. To try and add flavour we used a lot of salt and pepper - but even this was a challenge as not a lot came out of either of them!

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HS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always very nice food and good service. Would recommend it.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good service, very friendly and helpful. FAB food! Thanks

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TB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Had battered fish and chips. The batter was too greasy. The chips were almost inedible. The waiter said he would mention this to the chief but the chief didn't bother to come to o the table and the bill was not reduced.

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DS
London
8 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2018
Overall 4food 1service 4ambience 4

I am a regular here and this is the worse meal I've ever had! My friend had the same meal and was equally disappointed. I politely mentioned it to the staff but they couldn't have cared less. Such a shame as it used to be such a great restaurant. I think Kit would be horrified if she saw the state of the food here nowadays!

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SO
London
90 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was superb and the service impeccable!!
We will continue to return to The Potting Shed because it’s one of the best brunches in London.

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AQ
Hertfordshire
3 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love the Potting Shed and I am never let down every time I visit. I have recommended you to many friends and they have enjoyed lovely meals with you too.

Can't wait till my next visit.

Thank you x

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B
Hertfordshire
4 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent. Enough quantity, cleverly mixed flavours, very tasty. Live music was very good yet easy for conversation. Nice ambience and pleasant service. All in all a great evening. I would not hesitate to recommend it.

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s
London
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

charming room, pleasant staff, unhurried service, menu very comprehensive, food lovely. Nice place to drink and eat and catch up.. would not hesitate to recommend

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KV
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 20 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful service - attentive without being intrusive. Super atmosphere. Perfect spot fir a girlie catch up. And hand cut chips to relish!

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d
London
17 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

A hidden gem. Good food. Quiet location. I use this place regularly when I am in this part of town. Convenient for Marylebone station.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great ambience- food was good but bit slow to top up the wine. Lovely waitering staff

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OT
Warwickshire
6 reviews
Dined on 2 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very cooperative staff who ensured prompt service as we had train to catch. Food was freshly cooked , delicious and impeccably served despite the quicker turnaround. Would have loved to linger longer and eat more than a main course but our timings got messed up by our own itinerary. Great selection of wines by the glass which is a major plus. Especially in a hurry.

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J
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very nice meal at The Potting Shed, with the set menu in particular being very good value. Would definitely visit again.

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MD
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, the Potting Shed did not disappoint. I had a meal from the set menu when
I checked was well presented and delicious. The staff are a joy, smiling, not intrusive but always to hand if needed. Well done!

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AM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on 15 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a lovely place this was--food delicious. Highly recommend!

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L
Palm Springs
7 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent!! Friendly & hospitable!! They paid attention to every detail! The food was delicious!! I would return.

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TM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely setting for dinner. Service always excellent. Food lovely. Reccomend

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TM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 24 March 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Lovely venue (my third visit), great service. Had afternoon tea, the scones are normally outstanding, they were nice but were a little over baked and therefore a bit dry. They seem to have shrunk too, maybe that's why they were not the usual amazing standard. The other cakes were very nice especially the blackberry tartlets. The sandwiches were a bit dry and very average tasting and really disliked the aubergine wrap which was bitter.
The tea selection was fabulous, Mythical creatures tea is divine.
Overall it was ok because of the food on this visit, it has not been like this before. The service and ambience were great. ..... I will be back and hope it was a blip this time

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O
London
26 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

I always enjoy my meals here. Short menu, always a good sign. bread rolls over warm, so bit like toast, but food good. service good and friendly.

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G
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a treat with a warm and friendly atmosphere and splendid food

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