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sketch Lecture Room and Library

#41 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Mayfair
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9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
+44 20 7659 4500
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely decor and ambience. Service and food was nice, though food was way too overpriced, but it's London. Had amazing time with my boys. We enjoyed alot Thank you guys

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Extraordinary food, excellent service, wonderful decor. Admittedly, it is quite expensive but worth every penny!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were bowled over by our 3 course lunch with wine. First, the theatrical darkened entry way sets the stage for the colorful high-ceiling dining room. Three course is an understatement as we started with 4 canapés including a soup, parmagean almond balls, a bright red daikon radish cube with Campari, a pear and Gouda bite, a chilled lime gelatin... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first impression of the lecture room was that is was all a bit Wes Anderson and Grand Budapest Hotel. We had an 18:30 reservation which we were slightly late for. Still the first in there and to a selection of staff who were all attentive and slightly quirky. We had the tasting menu and were both full at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch at Sketch was definitely on our bucket list for our visit to London. The restaurant is incredible in every way as you'd expect from a two star Michelin restaurant. We arrived a little early and had a drink in the bar first. You want to experience everything about this restaurant so I would recommend going a little early. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited The Lecture Room, Sketch and I could not fault a single thing. The staffs were extremely professional and attentive. The food was absolutely stunning, it is no doubt that chef Johannes is very talented. Overall the evening was astounding, it was one of the best meals I have had.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning atmosphere. Excellent food. Impeccable service. Given how rarely I visit fine dining restaurants, I was nervous that the restaurant would seem stuffy. So I was pleasantly surprised by the warmth of the staff, and how relaxed and welcomed we felt. Some hotels and restaurants have a way of providing subtle hospitality that is hard to quantify, but you know... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife wanted a quick look here but we ended up staying and having a cocktail or 3 🍸. The love was very different including the pods to go to the toilet in. I felt like Mork had just landed. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it's expensive but it's a wonderful experience. The room is acoustically a delight - you can hear your companion yet a relaxed buzz. The food is excellent but it's the service and attention to detail that sets it apart. I'd say it's some of the best service I've known. Save up and go.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

sketch Lecture Room & Library (not to be be confused with the gallery - pink room downstairs) is sectioned off from the main part of sketch to usher you in a world of food, service & care very worthy of its 2 awarded Michelin stars. We had scallops to start & the venison as a main. Both were cooked to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 44 - USD 181
Cuisine
French, European, British, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7659 4500
Description
2 Michelin star-awarded Sketch offers a breathtaking gastronomic experience in the exclusive neighbourhood of Mayfair. The unique restaurant stretches over 4 spaces, covering everything from tea and pastries to French and European haute cuisine. The Lecture Room & Library is a sophisticated and exclusive dining area, awarded its first Michelin Star in 2005, along with 5 AA Rosettes. The tasting and a la carte menus are designed by the 3 Michelin-starred French master chef Pierre Gagnaire, while the acclaimed wine list was awarded 'Best Award for Excellence' by the Wine Spectator and AA Guide's Best UK Wine List.' There is a smart dress code and gentlemen are required to wear jackets The Gallery is a stylish and vibrant gastro-brasserie with 3 AA Rosettes. Surrounded by ever-changing site specific video exhibitions by emerging artists and designers, The Gallery also features hand painted Julie Verhoeven chairs. The magical ambience of The Glade's Swarovski encrusted and sunset-strewn woodland bar provides the perfect lounge setting. Elegant Louis XV seating features in the quirky and eccentric patisserie, restaurant and bar of The Parlour. Experience breakfast, comfort food and afternoon tea until the last drink before home.

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Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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