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The Wolseley

160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
+44 20 7499 6996
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I travel to London regularly and always try and duck in for a meal with a friend or just a good book. Ambience, food and staff are always excellent. A perfect blend and always interesting people watching. Especially good for breakfast but evening is always...More

Thank Harlequin_dreaming
Reviewed 1 April 2016

we have never had a bad meal in this wonderful restaurant.great menu,super service and not an unreasonable price.this is how a restaurant should be run.the experience starts with the excellent doorman who makes all feel welcome

Thank simon m
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Whenever we go to London we book a table at the Wolseley as soon as we have the plane ticket. It is a must.

Thank dianella64
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took my mother to the Wolseley for brunch. They managed to fit us in after another restaurant let us down and we could not have been more delighted with the experience. The food was super and the ambience and restaurant was...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 April 2016

You cannot miss the Wolseley in Piccadilly, once inside it has a very Art Deco feeling and decor to match, always busy and buzzy. If you like spotting well known faces then you can't go wrong there. I have visited a number of times and...More

Thank DuquesaLondon
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Visited with two friends from out-of-town. Ordered the dish of the day. Veal dish, came on plate very well used and chipped round edges. Chips were cold, Macdonalds would have done better. Don't waste your money, pretentious in the extreme. Much better restaurants in central...More

1  Thank YorkShelley
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Down in London for the Easter weekend, and my wifes birthday, she wanted to have breakfast at The Wolseley. I booked for 10.00am and was shown to our table. We shared a mixed basket of bread and breakfast cakes, and my wife decided on the...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The Wolseley was recommended to us for having Afternoon Tea in London. The building and the decor is beautiful but the amount of people they cram in makes you feel like you are in the middle of a beehive or at a station concourse. Service...More

2  Thank Liquiritia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Very good food, very tasty native oysters, good salmon perfectly cooked and very efficinet service. A very good place with very nice athmospere

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My friend and I came for some afternoon tea and ended up getting some dessert too! The scones were beautiful and the cheesecake was absolutely to die for. The service was good but I did expect all of the staff to be more friendly (i.e....More

Thank Ellie D
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
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Do they have a cloakroom?
12 March 2017|
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Response from 78Mik | Reviewed this property |
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Is staff accommodating in terms of allowing couples to split one order of afternoon tea? From other reviews I've read, it appears that the amount of food can be too much for one person, but just right for a couple.
10 February 2017|
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Response from LovesAHotel | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why they wouldn't. Although if it's charged per person and they see both of you eating they'll x2 your bill I'd suspect, after all they are a business.
David S
What is the dress code?
7 April 2016|
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Response from Jan_O_Essex | Reviewed this property |
I agree smart casual is OK. There are some very smartly dressed people. I went for a late supper after the theatre. If you are lucky you might even spot the odd celebrity.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 82
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 6996
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The Wolseley offers several menus in the Grand Café tradition including breakfast, morning pastries, afternoon tea, and an all day menu with sandwiches, salads, crustacea and plats du jour. We are open seven days a week.
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