Spring Restaurant

4.6
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1522 reviews
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£41 and over
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Contemporary British
Spring brings warmth and elegance within a beautiful dining space set in the New Wing of the iconic Somerset House, in the arts and cultural heart of London. Led by acclaimed chef Skye Gyngell, food at Spring is celebrated for it"s conviviality and the joyfulness of sharing seasonal produce. Our cooking is heartfelt, wholesome, produce driven, and cooked by a team of people who are passionate about what they do and who feel truly privileged to work with beautiful ingredients. We hope to create an experience which not only sings on the plate but lingers in the memory.

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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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WI
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Impressive setting, nice ambiance. Staff was friendly but not really attentive. Food well prepared and nicely presented (except for the langoustine starter, which were just 5 very small grilled langoustines on a plate without anything else, at £25!), but small portions. We ordered a nice bottle of wine, which came already opened to the table (rather unusual).

NY
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A beautiful room with attention to detail in the food and presentation. Lunch prix fix a great way to experience the quality of the menu. Don’t skip dessert, the merengue was outstanding!

CC
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food fantastic interior design great service loved it!!!

H
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tables are nicely spaced and there is an air of calmness that is welcome and different to a lot of restaurants in London.

HP
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I loved the simplicity and grandeur of this space.. the porcelain ceramic installation, exquisite lighting, the branches of magnolia to the starched white tablecloths.
The sustainable scratch menu was a nice touch, the food was presented timely, beautifully and was delicious. You aren’t rushed, a lovely room to meet up, chat and enjoy a wonderful meal!

m
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The lemon dessert was very bitter, the rest of the meal was delicisous

P
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Service was poor and food not great, when requests were made it was not followed up

YL
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

I ordered the set lunch menu. The parsnip soup was fantastic. The mains and ending were just so so.

PT
Munich
3 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

This was our second visit to Spring so the first visit can't have been too bad - but it was in the summer and you could actually read the menu without difficulty. This time the lighting was so bad someone at a nearby table was using the torch on their phone to read it.
Too noisy - we could hardly hear ourselves speak.
For the prices they charge I would expect food that excited but it was just dull. Starter dominated by the overwhelming taste of celery tops.
Main course - trout fillet- had little taste and only just cooked.
Dessert the only good part - but difficult to go wrong with the flavours of chocolate and orange.

CH
London
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hugely enjoyable. Much like the wholesome principles of the kitchen and the low waste philosophy.

s
London
15 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous winterval lunch with colleagues, and really uplifting spring-inducing interiors when it was very murky and rainy outside

BM
London
8 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints. Food, Service and Ambience of the highest quality, which makes it all value for money on any special occasion or business lunch.

CW
London
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant. Superb food, attentive service and lovely wines all in a great setting.

AE
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were recommended Spring by some friends. We enjoyed a lovely lunch on a miserable London day!
I had the lamb for main course which was beyond tasty BUT the side of roast potatoes was to die for!!
It needs to be done!!😊

e
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant, excellent service, wonderful food using local ingredients & considered design. Very well balanced and well seasoned food.

OK
Dubai
9 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Absolutely wonderful restaurant. Food and drinks are fantastic. Can’t wait to come back!

DW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyable dining experience. The entrance, interior and decor were all beautiful and the food was delicious. Our sommelier and waiter were both brilliant. We had a really lovely meal and evening.

CE
London
9 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for the scratch menu where you have three courses created by Spring out of leftovers or excess food. It was excellent value and ideal for a quick early evening meal.

PB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Whole experience uplifting. Attentive service delicious food and good value for set price lunch menu.

JM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Wonderful food, when empty very cold look and once full very noisy. Could do with something that absorbs more the rather loud chatter. Not ideal x a date.

f
New England
13 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun. Great food. Amazing fresh vegetables from Fern farm. Amazing beef. Excellent wine list, not overpriced. Would eat here again in a heartbeat (despite serious high food prices).

AD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A nice decorated place, very good service, attentive and friendly staff; as for the food my fish was excellent, my husband’s lamb was at least 70 years old and chewy.

MK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing experience. The food was top notch, the restaurant itself was gorgeous. Great location in Somerset House. One of my favorite dining experiences of all time.

GR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Visited on way to national theatre ,we had the scratch menu which was ok,and the idea of using left over food is a great idea,just a pity there was not more of it.
Staff were very pleasant and professional,the restaurant is just off the bridge,and very well furnished.

LO
London
5 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favourite local restaurant sinceit opened. You cannot beat the food or service!

LF
London
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely. Impeccable service, exquisite food, wonderful ambience. Faultless.

Truly one of the best meals I've ever enjoyed. My three guests were all similarly impressed.

I will be back, as often as I can!

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely atmosphere with friendly yet focused service and Italian style ingredients at there finest it does not get better in this (very) experienced customers opinion
I have been numerous times since this restaurant opened and have never been disappointed

T
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Friendly staff.

PP
London
6 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food all round and great service. Will be back soon and definitely recommend to friends.

NS
London
7 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sublime. Everything about eating at Spring is my favourite treat. Great food, wine and service in an elegant setting.

SC
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a table of 6 to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We all loved Spring including my husband who was paying the bill! The food was absolutely delicious, different but not too fussy. Everything was beautifully presented by lovely staff. They also did a little birthday pudding with candle, even though I hadn't pre-ordered one but only asked when we were at the restaurant.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice decorations. The food is simple and delicious. Reccomend it to everyone.

EH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular food and wine in spectacular setting. Not cheap though

AL
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dining experience. Food outstanding - particularly the Sea bass and Gnudli. Cant recommend enough.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

The food is nice - but not amazing, the prices are high so it should be tasty. The dining room is beautiful. The staff are lovely people but service itself is haphazard. Drinks were forgotten, we were sitting for 30 minutes before our order was taken. Average.

BM
London
8 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Once again a really wonderful dining experience with which my guest was very impressed.

c
Milwaukee
58 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delightful meal in a delightful setting—Great service and outstanding food.

y
London
70 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spring Restaurant is such A beautifully decorated restaurant
it’s fresh and clean
The food is bursting with different flavours and is beautifully cooked
The quail was succulent and tasty
The fillets steak moist and delicious
The service is perfect

I love complimentary and sparkling water
A Sparkler in my friends dessert as it was her birthday

MP
London
18 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience3

We had the Scratch menu which is available 5.30 to 6.30 pm. The food was delicious and much nicer than it sounded e.g. fish trim! Pieces of white fish were fried in a tempura type batter and were absolutely delicious. Would definitely go again. Perfect for pre-theatre.

HG
London
178 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was generally good, with some interesting options. My review is not higher since I ordered partridge. The first partridge was uncooked in the middle, along the breast bone, and so the kitchen cooked another one - which was still uncooked. They gave me another main course, which was very good. They didn't charge me for the main course, which was good, but a restaurant like this should be able to cook the dishes on their menu properly the first time.