The Wolseley

4.6
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3816 reviews
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£26 to £40
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European
Combining British heritage with European grandeur, The Wolseley is an all-day café-restaurant on London’s iconic Piccadilly. Renowned for its spectacular interior, immaculately presented classic food and seamless service, it is open from early until late, seven days a week.
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.7
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NimmiV
London
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing lunch date with my best friend, amazing food, service and ambience. Xx

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a birthday in current circumstances is always hard but the team at the Wolseley looked after us so well. Amazing night

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JackC
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wolseley is endlessly reliable - the service is excellent and the food is even better. Always a delight.

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vipcrazydiner1
London
12 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meeting back up with friends for the first time since lockdown!

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vipRomaE
London
25 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve been craving kedgeree for the last couple of weeks and The Wolseley’s is the best in town, in my opinion. This wasn’t my first kedgeree here and it was perfection today, as it always is. Friendly but discreet service is another reason why I love coming here for a meal or just a quick coffee. I’ll be back soon no doubt!

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vipMarcoF
London
9 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

It was lovely to be back, but such a shame for it to be so quiet, usually an incredible atmosphere in there

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Boris
London
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Saved the day, I had been trying to find a venue to take my wife for our wedding anniversary, at the last minute we found this gem of a place. The location and certainly the interior were excellent, as were the staff, very pleasant and happy to speak to us both. The food was first class - We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely experience:)

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vipAlky
Kent
131 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent food in very pleasant surroundings. The service was prompt and friendly and contributed to an enjoyable lunch

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service. Will most definitely return.

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ROBERTG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 July 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful building both inside & out. The food was perfect & the service was excellent. Would happily recommend this restaurant & will be returning again.

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RayH
London
5 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful experience to return to the Wolseley. Apart from a temperature scanner on entering, the ambience was just like pre-lockdown.

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vipHelen
Manchester
134 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely meal at the Wolsley - chicken soup & dumplings. Haddock goujons and banana split. Simply divine!

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Yazniv
London
10 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good afternoon tea fairly priced. Staff very attentive.

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Eugy0506
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always !

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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jjb1
Kent
5 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding restaurant with a wonderful ambience, great food and impeccable service.

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OpenTable Diner
Dusseldorf Area
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect lunch

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As good as I remember! Glad to go back!

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encari
London
26 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

an oasis in green park. a safe hafen with great staff, good food, an intrested wine list and decent prices.

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vipDadatoff
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

First Central London lunch since lockdown

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SamanthaP
London
14 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fantastic ambience and lovely service, a real treat.

JD
vipJackieD
London
5 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiter and staff were wonderful. Such a treat after lock down to visit one of my favourite restaurants in the world

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vipJennyjp
London
5 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First meal out after lockdown and I couldn’t have chosen better. Always tasty, and this time I had particularly comforting things. Steak tartare, John Dory and crumble and custard. Perfect.

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vipGastronaut
London
40 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience4

Food was normal high standard but service was below par and I had to speak to the manager about this which prompted them to act.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, service and the atmosphere is the best in London

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vipJpowell
London
47 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

The Wolseley is probably my favourite restaurant in London.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hertfordshire
2 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Loudly setting. Great food

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Foodcritic
London
7 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful building & decor, exquisite food & service.

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vippeter7
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday!! 😃

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Sarah
London
18 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a charming restaurant, lovely atmosphere and interior and great service and food would definitely return.

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vipKeithW
London
9 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always great service and great food. You need experience The Wolseley at least once in your lifetime.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a casual lunch to get together as friends.

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PietroM
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightfull light dinner , great service by knowledgeable staff

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vipKiriakos
London
20 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect overall

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
148 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are been eating at The Wolseley for many years and it never disappoints.
My husband had the Jersey oysters and steak tartare to start, he enjoyed them both, I had the scallop ceviche which was really fresh and delicious. I then had the fish of the day, which was cod, it was cooked perfectly and came with enough accompaniments not to need extra sides. My husband had the kedgeree which came topped with a beautifully soft egg. We both chose wines by the glass -the list by the glass is extensive, and finished with double espressos. It was a busy early Friday evening service was friendly and efficient.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review