Roux at Parliament Square

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Contemporary European
Roux at Parliament Square, an elegant restaurant in Westminster, is an exclusive dining destination - popular with London’s politicians, socialites and high-powered business barons who love to linger over lunch. The brain-child of Michelin starred chef Michel Roux Junior – of Le Gavroche in Mayfair – Roux at Parliament Square boasts not only a luxurious and iconic location, but a light and inspired modern European menu that compliments the tasteful interior. With period features and modern furniture, the dining room at Roux at Parliament Square is a light-filled space perfect for business dining, and the restaurant's chic Pembury Bar is suitable for pre-dinner drinks and discreet cocktail dates.

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R
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was to celebrate my birthday.
Detail was perfect, nothing was too much. Staff present but unassuming.
Each course delicious and icing on the cake was my celebratory cake and candle. I love this place 💙

l
London
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Wonderful evening celebrating our anniversary. The food was spot on,apart from 1 item being a bit cold which was replaced immediately and a free glass of wine to compensate. Lovely dining room,and look forward to going back. Very calm environment

RF
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the chefs taster menu with wine pairing. Each course was delicious and accompanied with a perfectly chosen wine. The restaurant is elegant and intimate, the staff friendly, knowledgeable and intent upon ensuring that nothing is overlooked.
Roux at Parliament Square is the perfect place to make an occasion special.

W
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely excellent. Food was superb and the staff are first rate, pleasant and attentive without any airs and graces. Doesn't come cheap but the best never does. Topped off on Valentines night by a visit from the great man himself.

RD
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first visit to Roux at Parliament Square was a joy. The food was excellent, the staff most welcoming, helpful and friendly throughout. We felt completely comfortable, and would recommend this restaurant to anyone. The music played was pleasant, and so whilst audibly, was not intrusive. Everything about our visible was exactly as we would have wished.

DB
London
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Service was excellent. Superb place for an upscale lunch.

MC
London
1 review
Dined on 3 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Welcomed by very polite staff into a very comfortable environment. Staff were considerate of our needs and Very knowledgeable of the menu items. Service was excellent. Good choice of some very nice wines.
Food was as described and was very tasty and good quality.

JL
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentina and her colleagues provided us the warmest welcome and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the tasteful décor around us. I will definitely book to dine at Roux at Parliament Square again. Many thanks.

s
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The who experience was faultless. Venue, service and food all superb.

C
Munich
2 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ristorante raffinato, accoglienza e servizio impeccabile. Piatti ben presentati con ingredienti scelti e ben abbinati, buona carta dei vini. Ambiente caldo e tavoli ben distanziati fra di loro. Personale discreto, attento, affabile e cortese. Consigliato!

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S
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Why this does not have a Michelin star when several lesser places do is beyond me. Outstanding, and one of the best meals I have enjoyed in London in a long time.

JM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quiet enough to have a proper conversation. Tables well spaced. Outstanding food and ambience.

DM
London
10 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Service and ambiance good but cooking poor and overpriced. Flavours were lacking apart from too much salt.
Beetroot in starter lacking sweetness with too salty goats cheese.
Partridge stringy and liver tainted. Venison nicely cooked but flavourless.
Pear baba excellent but Chantilly cream far too sweet. Treacle tart had rock hard casing.
Coffee not listed on menu and priced at £7 each: even with oversweet petit fours an extortionate price.
A great disappointment over all.

A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super all round with delicious food, manageable portions, excellent friendly service.

S
Yorkshire
6 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommended and will definitely book again.

MP
London
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent warm welcome from the staff and the food was fabulous we could not have had a better evening

W
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another return to one of our favourite restaurants.
The food was absolutely superb with The attentive staff providing an excellent service without being too pushy.
We will return

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the most amazing 7 course tasting menu which was exciting and incredibly delicious. The staff were wonderful and I would highly recommend this restaurant!

W
Hampshire
2 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful location in the heart of the city, the building and decore is exquisite. The lunch we had was a delight for the tastebuds, extremly well preapared and very tasty.

I am surprised of no Star, but sure this will follow next year as i have been to many single star establishments and not been so impressed.

I will be back!

RN
London
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service from start to finish. Very knowledgeable staff and relaxed atmosphere

KB
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We had a lovely meal to celebrate my husbands 60th Birthday.
However, we we very disappointed to see that the disabled toilet was being used for storage of furniture. We thought this was disgraceful!!

D
London
13 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's just good, you should go.

m
Munich
7 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unser Lieblingsrestaurant in London. Sowohl für Familie als auch geschäftlich immer etwas Besonderes. Tolles Essen einer kreativen modernen Küche. Schönes Ambiente. Immer freundlicher Service.

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JS
London
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What a treat - fabulous food, served by friendly, efficient and very professional, knowledgeable staff. Would love to return.

H
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We arrived from the theatre late. But the staff were unfussed. From the crab amuse bouche to the coffee the food was excellent - subtle flavours and textures. The service was attentive but unobtrusive. The only problem was a very noisy table of only 4, but capable of silencing Concorde.

KD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good dinner, excellent food

VB
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience3

The restaurant had a lovely ombience and the food was excellent and presented wonderfully. I just found the staff a bit odd and not very friendly. When we left I couldn’t find the lady on the desk to get my coat and at to find it in a cupboard myself. It would have been nice for someone to say goodbye and hope to see you again soon. I was slightly cold sitting by the window as there was a draft. There’s plenty of fine dining restaurants in London so the competition is very high and you always need to make customers feel they can’t wait to come back, but even though the food was excellent I don’t think I’ll return.

OT
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautifully prepared food, very enjoyable experience

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Good standard cooking, but nothing stood out. The Turbot and Suckling Pig dishes in the tasting menu also weren’t warm enough.

MH
1 review
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience. Great food in a lovely surrounding. Really enjoyed the evening

MJ
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

This was a repeat visit, one of quite a few, but this confirmed for us that standards have slipped. We can also compare with several visits to Roux at the Landau.

Staff are almost all cool, trained to deliver service but rarely a hint of a smile. English language skills are very poor, it is very irritating having to ask a waitress 3 times to repeat what she was describing and that happened too much.

Meat and fish dishes looked good but were tepid, and perhaps as a result the trout had a slimy texture. It was explained that this was due to the cooking methods employed by the kitchen but there is no excuse for food not to be served at a conventional temperature.

My wife and goddaughter (who we brought to celebrate her 18th birthday) chose raspberry soufflé but that transpired to be a mistake on the menu, what the kitchen delivered was quite different, a banana soufflé. The manageress sorted us out with a changed order and a glass of bubbly, which was appreciated, but somehow this gesture failed to bring a shine to a disappointing meal.

Ironically, last time we were at the Landau Michel came to our table and we told him we were enjoying our meal, but my wife suggested that he check out standards at Parliament Square because at her previous visit she had been served a rather poor soufflé.

OT
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Brilliant Roux food as always. Not Le Gavorouche but still great.

Waitresses looked inexperienced and didn’t know the details of the tasting menu and had to keep going back inside to ask.

Felt as if they were rushing with the orders.

PB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely lunch and a great experience as always. The staff were excellent.

GP
London
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely atmosphere, great food, attentive and engaging staff. Even though the fire alarms went off mid meal and we had to vacate, it did not spoil our visit. We appreciated the professional way it was handled and the financial gesture. Thank you, we will be back.

H
Tokyo
7 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A very elegant restaurant, filled with senior executives and various members of the government, Roux has the air of a private club. Quite formal, the lunch menu offers sufficient variety and the cuisine itself is light and perfectly prepared and presented.

JL
Minneapolis
121 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I go to nice restaurants often. I’m not a foodie so much a “wine-y” but I have a group of loved ones and friends who enjoy a.night out with great food, unique dishes, and an ambiance that encourages appreciation of life’s more tasteful and distinctive.
On this basis, I wholeheartedly endorse Roux.
The food was splendid, the dishes, creative and delightful, and the wines, though not highlighted, made the meal much more remarkable.
I feel the best way to test the chef is to run the gamut of his/her tasting menu. This one has done superb variations on a theme - and even an old “standby” like gnocchi was among the most memorable dishes I’ve ever had.

AB
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service in a relaxed and refined environment which allowed easy and private conversation. I will be back again. Regularly.

C
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish on the Chef’s Tasting Menu was absolute perfection!

OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely loved it!!! The food was sensational. Service fab. Interior wonderful. We walked over the the Churchill War Rooms after lunch and it was just the best way to spend the early part of our day.

JT
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We had a ‘tasting menu’, Virgin Experiance voucher that was bought, as a special birthday present, due to my partner’s keenness to visit one of Michel Roux’s highly recommended restaurants. We got there excited and reviewed the tasting menu, getting us in the mood for what looked to be the appetising food ahead. After a good 30 mins, we were told we had the wrong menu and a ‘light’ tasting menu was provided, meaning the two best courses (Lamb and Turbot) where no longer on the menu. This was extremely disappointing and felt we had been misled, meaning I spent another 20 mins of the night discussing this with a helpful member of staff instead of enjoining the night with my wife on her birthday. The staff offered an additional course but felt it was a little too late and that how the ‘experience’ is advertised/presented is, at the least, misleading. One for Virgin and Roux Restaurants to address to avoid any future disappoint with other patrons to the restaurant.