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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
020 7629 8866
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Ranked #453 of 17,204 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $78 - $280
Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester offers contemporary French cuisine in the sleek Patrick Jouin designed dining-room along with a professional, bespoke and friendly service orchestrated by Restaurant Director Nicolas Defremont and his energetic team.Executive Chef, Jocelyn Herland, interprets Alain Ducasse's cuisine with a modern and refined approach, consistently championing and enhancing current seasonal produce, much of which is sourced from British and French suppliers.Signature dishes include “Sauté gourmand” of lobster, truffled chicken quenelles and homemade pasta; Fillet of beef Rossini, crunchy cos lettuce, “sacristain” potatoes and the decadent Baba like in ‘Monte-Carlo‘.A perfect place for a savvy lunch, the restaurant offers a 3 course set menu including wine, water and coffee. Private dining is also a must-try experience with the stunning Table Lumière where guests can create their bespoke dining experience by choosing from specially selectedsets of china by Hermès; the spacious Salon Park Lane bathed in natural light and the cosy Salon Privé.
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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I never got to eat here, i think its fair to say that i never will! I have had many meals in the worlds best restaurants so when American Express advised me they had a special offer with Alaine Ducasse offering a memorable experience i booked a table for 4. The bottom line is that i was unable to make... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I couldn't resist the prospect of dining at a 3 Michelin starred restaurant for a very reasonable 55 pounds per person, so my wife and I duly made a reservation for lunch. From the beginning to the end, the service was superb - the staff were friendly but not over familiar, attentive but not obtrusive. There was none of the... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

As with George P I have eaten at a number of 2/3 star restaurants in Europe. But this where any similarities in the review stop. Myself and my cousin (a wine dealer from Australia) decided to treat our selves to a special night out, as we don't get to see much of each other, and we were not dissappointed. From... More

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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Treated the husband to a birthday lunch here and we were pretty much blown away with the decor and how you can still enjoy some sort of privacy when you have your meal. There is a good selection of starters and entrees and can satisfy one's craving. Albeit not cheap, you do get what you pay for with the excellent... More

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London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Beautiful surroundings as expected. Astounding flower displays! Food was incredibly well presented and very well accomplished. I would strongly recommend their halibut. Melt in a mouth! Menu and wine lists are very extensive. Only the best will do. Deeply regret not trying their deserts. Kept glancing at other people's plates...Yum! Must confess to stealing some from my partner's plate!! Amazing... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

By way of context I have never felt compelled to post a review before but my dining experience at Alain Ducasse was so noteworthy that I thought I would share my experience. I have eaten at many 2/3 starred restaurants in England and France and found the majority of the meals to be very enjoyable whether they were ordering from... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After living abroad for nearly a year, we booked a few fine dining experiences in London, for the short time we were there. Alain Ducasse was on our shortlist, because of all the Michelin stars and friend recommendations. Went for an anniversary lunch in July and can say that although it was good, the food and service was not "wow".... More

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Five star service and know how to treat you very well. Menu is very unique and we enjoyed our meals a great deal. This is probably my best dining experience ever. If your in London it is a must to go to this place.

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have had lunch here on no less than 8 occasions and the service, food and atmosphere are second to none. There are nice touches like the "cheese puffs" and variety of breads on offer. The staff are warm and friendly and the food is outstanding as are the petit fours.....well worth a visit and the set lunch with wine... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Being one of just four restaurants in the country which have the much coveted three Michelin stars can sometimes be a problem. The sheer weight of expectation is huge, and the bill similarly so. I ate with a group of friends and while we thoroughly enjoyed the experience, I am afraid that it was no better than any of the... More

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