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Sketch Lecture Room and Library

9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
+44 870 777 4488
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Ranked #319 of 17,150 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $119 - $198
Cuisines: French, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
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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Tring, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I've wanted to go to Sketch for many years now but had it on my list of 'special occasion' venues and so hadn't been as nothing seemed quite good enough. Finally, finally my husband took my (not so subtle) hints and surprised me with a visit for my birthday a few weeks ago and it was entirely worth the wait.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

- which is saying something - and not just because we had just returned from a trip to Greece where I had been obliged to overdose on taverna fare. Sketch goes from strength to strength, the surroundings never fail to please and the new chef (who says Austrians can't cook?) is delivering superb food via the best staff in London.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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66 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Back to Sketch after some time and never disappointed. Friendly hostess offers table at the front or more cosy sofa area which we picked. Had cocktails (Kick the kettle, lovely bubbly are nice), haddock soufflé, cheeses, creamed spinach then washed down by a glass of champagne. Friendly service, really chilled out evening. One of the must go places. Try their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

So i'm continuing the fine dining tour around London and i must say before hand Sketch was not top of my list mainly as its not as well known for fine dining as the other establishments i have/will visit but one thing for sure is that it will be very hard to knock off the top after dinner there. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Walking up the mysterious stairs up to the restaurant you don't know what you will expect, and then the doors open and takes your breath away. The beautiful interiors and the atmosphere of the room was just absolutely spectacular, the comfort and warmt you feel. My friend and I came to treat our selves and got more than expected, from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We dined in the gallery - a symphony of pink and gold, attended by alert and friendly staff dressed in high end grease monkey suits. My kids couldn't get over the amazing egg pod bathrooms and glowing white staircases. In addition to the incredible design and decor, the food was fantastic and innovative. While expensive, Sketch is truly a whole... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A really memorable evening - theatre the whole way. Can't wait to go back. Loved everything about this restaurant. Service, food, ambience - all fabulous. This is a restaurant for a special occasion, when you're looking for something a bit different. Wonderful

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I'm not normally into doing a review but my visit to sketch 2 Michelin star restaurant was really worth shouting about! We went for lunch as we took a weekday off for my girlfriends birthday. I had in mind the lunch menu but was amazed by the way the ala carte menu was approached (my starter I got 5 different... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great afternoon tea! Delicious cakes! Crazy elegant décor! Awesome pod toilets! that talk to you and a happily colourful! Lovely afternoon out to escape the busy street of Oxford Circus and catch up with old friends :-)

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The food & wine where divine & an unbeatable value Lunch Menu! The Décor make you believing that you are in a movie and you are part of the act… Friendly staff, extremely knowledgeable & attentive. More places like this are needed to make a better dinning world!!!

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