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Bel Canto Restaurant

1-7 Lancaster Gate | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3LG, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
+44 20 7262 1678
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Ranked #23 of 17,442 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $77 - $85
Hours:
Thu - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My husband & I had been to Bel Canto once before for an 'opera dinner' which we had loved - excellent food & wonderful singing. This time we went with old friends - a couple, lovers of both good music & food, & we all enjoyed a really magical evening. The singers had amazing voices, and really sunny dispositions which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Having been to Bel Canto London twice before we knew we were in for a treat. So this time we dined with my Sister and her husband. It was my sisters birthday treat, and sure enough Bel Canto did not let us down. My brother in law was entranced, my sister amazed. Fine dining with a wonderful Operatic experience -... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear JPembert, Wow! What a fabulous review! Thank you so much for describing your visit to Bel Canto as a ‘the total experience’. All our staff strive to provide the best evening possible and it is so gratifying to read such kind words. We do hope that you will visit us again soon - we’d love to see you again!... More

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We had a fabulous evening. It surpassed our expectations. The singers were brilliant. The staff friendly and the food tasty.

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear lindajharper, Wow! How wonderful to hear the Bel Canto dining experience described as ‘fabulous’. We strive for perfection at Bel Canto and it is so very gratifying to read reviews such as yours. I will be certain to pass your wonderful comments on to our staff later. I hope you have a lovely day. Kind regards, More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I arranged to celebrate my dad's 80th surprise birthday dinner (party of 17) here because although he is not an Opera enthusiast I knew he would love it ( I myself have been here twice before) and he did! The staff were very friendly and attentive, the food was delicious but the best bit had to be the show the... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa C, I’m so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit to Bel Canto. It is so wonderful to hear how much your father enjoyed his 80th birthday celebrations! We are honoured to have formed such an integral part of the celebration. I will be sure to pass on your wonderful comments to our staff who... More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The singing was really good and the personality of the singers came across very well. The food was fine although we thought the vegetable option seemed to be just a main course minus meat. Overall it was great fun and we enjoyed it. One quibble - if you accept a late booking for dinner, you should make it clear that... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Joerathmines, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your thoughts on Trip Advisor. They are much appreciated and help us to make improvements where necessary. I’m sorry you were unaware that the show would have already started by the time you arrived - but with over 3 hours of entertainment we thought that you would find... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A very good meal in a cosy intimate restaurant where the waiters and waitresses are trained opera singers. Throughout the evening the wonderful pianist plays and then at regular intervals you are treated to some famous (and less so) arias, duets and multi part pieces. The singers are happy to discuss anything with you, to explain or answer questions. It... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Winnis, I’m so happy to hear that you ‘loved the entire evening’ and would be ‘happy to recommend it as a wonderful experience’. We think we offer a unique dining experience at Bel Canto and to hear such kind words is so very gratifying. We do hope that you will return again, shortly. We would love to welcome you... More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have been to the Bel Canto five times in two years and each time it appears to get a little better than before. This week's visit was truly great and words fail me in trying to describe the quality of the performances of the young operatic stars of the future who sang with their hearts throughout the entire evening.... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ben G, Thank you for describing your recent visit to Bel Canto as a ‘great performance’. Our staff strive to provide the best possible experience for our wonderful guests and I’m so pleased that you enjoyed yourself so much. Please visit us again soon - we would love to welcome you back! Three cheers for a five star show!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Amazing night, great atmosphere, lovely singers! I went there to celebrate my boyfriends birthday and we loved it! Great experience! It is so special, calming and welcome! It is a must! Will definitely go back!

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Keiti B Firstly, thank you so much for sharing your comments here on Trip Advisor. We really do appreciate it. I’m so glad you had such a lovely time on your recent visit. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our wonderful staff; they will be so pleased to hear them. I do hope that... More

Devon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Well !!! If you love divine food,Opera,and an ambience second to none then ring and book now. A wonderful evening throughout.The Opera singers, who were all flawless were able to share the careful balance of waiting on table and singing to a fine art. This really is an evening to enjoy and savour.Yes a little expensive ..but it really is... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bill12Devon, Wow! What a fabulous review! Thank you so much for describing your visit to Bel Canto as a ‘wonderful evening throughout’. All our staff strive to provide the best evening possible and it is so gratifying to read such kind words. We do hope that you will visit us again soon - we’d love to welcome you back!... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I came here with my girlfriend for the experience of opera while having a nice meal out in London. The waiters and waitresses who doubled as the opera entertainment were really good, I guess they are all students of opera trying to earn some money waiting tables! The food was nice but not value for money, expensive really for food... More

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jpmaurel, Owner at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Latin_music_lover Thank you so much for leaving your feedback. I am really pleased to hear you have enjoyed the Opera show. All our artists are young professionals, rather than opera students and we have the chance to have them for a few shifts per month, due to their very busy schedule. I am very happy that you have enjoyed... More

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Additional Information about Bel Canto Restaurant

Address: 1-7 Lancaster Gate | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3LG, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7262 1678
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Open Hours:
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 77 - 85
Cuisine: French

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