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Bel Canto Restaurant

#100 of 18,961 Restaurants in London
$$$$French, European,
67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
+44 20 7262 1678
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef fillet” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bel Canto Restaurant
1. Opera Singing
"the singing brought tears to my eyes"
Haley H
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2. Fine Dining
" In addition, the food is excellent."
Richard R
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3. Unique Experience
"This is a must in London all of this for a price of a theatre ticket"
sueman1
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1 - 10 of 1,049 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lot of fun in this Opera themed restaurant where the staff sing and engage you throughout the evening. Although a limited menu there was something for each of us and we were pleased the food was very good (sometimes not the case in...More

Thank Shannon G
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Shannon G, Thank you for taking the time to review us - We're delighted you all enjoyed your evening and appreciate you supporting our artists! We hope that you will visit us again soon! Kind regards, Bel Canto

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Once again, a phenomenal visit to this fabulous restaurant. The manager is unbeatable and the staff are phenomenal. We had two Tenors, a Baritone and a Mezzo soprano last night. OMG! Probably the one of the best nights of music from our 10 visits in...More

1  Thank Pete R
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Pete R, Thank you for taking the time to share this lovely review! We are absolutely flattered that you are already planning visits both 11 and 12, and it's a joy to know how much you enjoyed each of the performances on the night!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner took me last week for a special dinner and I loved everything. The singer was delightful, the food excellent and the service impeccable. Thank you for such a magical night.

Thank Mia G
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mia G, Many thanks for taking the time to review us! We're delighted to have been part of your special evening and to be described as impeccable has made our day. We hope that you will visit us again soon! Kind regards, Bel Canto

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous evening with wonderful opera singers and very efficient staff. The food was served with courtesy and friendliness.

1  Thank jennifernewman
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jennifernewman, Thank you for sharing this short but very sweet review! We're delighted with your compliments and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Bel Canto

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit, was recommended by a friend so had huge expectations. The staffs were great, helpful and friendly. The opera singers were great, fabulous voices and great performers. there were not many options in regards to the menu and quite pricey for...More

1  Thank Danielog
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Danielog, Thank you for tqaking the time to review us! We're delighted you enjoyed your evening with us! We are sorry that your partner did not receive a birthday song - happy birthday songs cannot be guaranteed. We always do our best to accommodate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my partner for his birthday as a surprise. I was worried that either the food or quality of the singers would disappoint. The entertainment was fantastic. Very talented and charming singers and staff. I would highly recommend. When you take into account the...More

1  Thank Josephine F
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Josephine, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We always aim to please and we are thrilled that succeded. Don't be a stranger! Kind regards, Bel Canto

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no previous experience going to opera but we wanted something a bit different and thought that maybe we would enjoy it. We both loved it! So much that now we are playing videos of opera. It was fantastic evening, very recommendable even if...More

1  Thank Carles P
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carles P, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're so delighted to have ignited your new found love for the opera and also to know how much you enjoyed your evening with us! We appreciate your recommnedation and hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the prices that they charge, there is a little apprehension that perhaps neither the food nor the entertainment will be up to scratch but Bel Canto delivered on both counts. If you like your opera in small doses or appreciate good music and want...More

1  Thank DominicDeBurca
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi DominicDeBurca, Thank you for sharing this lovely review! It's great to know you enjoyed the performances and found our menu up to scratch. We apprecaite your recommencation and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Bel Canto

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated a birthday here. The waiting staff are opera singers and they burst into song in between courses. They are also quite good at waiting tables too, although I didn't get the warning about the plates being hot so I managed to burn the palm...More

Thank Arbysims
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Arbysims, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're delighted to have been part of your special occasion, although we do apologise regarding the plate and hope that your hand is alright! We're glad you had an entertaining evening! Our prices are...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've just found this draft review and didn't realise I'd never submitted it, so it might be a little bit out of date now but we had a very enjoyable evening. The singing and general merriment throughout the evening was brilliant to be a part...More

Thank David D
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David D, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we have passed your compliments on to the rest of the team. We hope that you will visit us again soon! Kind regards, Bel...More

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mary186322
10 October 2017|
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Response from BrondesburyPark | Property representative |
Our dress code is smart/casual.
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hemlazera
18 March 2017|
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Response from jpmaurel | Property representative |
Hello, They sing mainly :Verdi,Puccini,Rossini,Bizet,Donizetti......... Pieces of Carmen,Rigoletto,Il barbiere di Sevilla,Don Juan,La Bohème and a lot of other Opera hits! Come and enjoy!
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oksanamorozova
7 March 2017|
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Hello Moe, If this is your first time at Bel Canto I would recommend to book 7pm slot to enjoy more singing. You dont need to worry about vacating your table - you are more than welcome to stay with us untill 11pm if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 65 - USD 131
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7262 1678
  • E-mail
Description
Located just a few minutes from Lancaster Gate tube station, Bel Canto is suitable for all events and celebrations including birthdays and romantic evenings. Our opera restaurant attracts everyone from opera enthusiasts to curious tourists and culinary explorers. The classic French menu changes seasonally, and is complemented by a diverse selection of both French and Italian wines. Bel Canto has approximately 60 artists on rotation. Every evening 4 singers and a pianist will perform a variety of arias from celebrated operas. The talented waiting staff will belt out everything from Verdi to Wagner while serving fine French cuisine! During the evening you will receive a glass prosecco to join in with the artists to toast with them for the "Libiamo" of the "Traviatta"! Bel Canto is an intimate Restaurant and is decorated with ruby red wallpaper, ornate opera costumes and crisp white linens. Bel Canto offers truly unique and intimate dining experience - the whole team cannot wait to share with you!
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