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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 #254 of 17,213 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $116 - $193
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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201 reviews 201 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

After a sensational evening I was tempted to regrade some of my 5 star reviews to 4 star or ask Tripadvisor to create a 6 star category! Everything was amazing - the unique environment, amazing restrooms, army of professional staff and of course the wonderful food. Each dish was perfectly prepared and consisted of a mix of flavors to tantalise... More

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Limassol District, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We went a company within wine industry. We gave instructions to the sommelier what we wanted and 4 times he couldn't understand!!!! Food was tasty enough and good service from waiters.

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Chenna
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20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Forget everything you expect from a restaurant. Wipe your mind clean and get ready. Drum roll please.. Ta daaaaa. Presenting S K E T C H. Simply the most happening and desirable place to eat, visit and be seen. We were at an all girls college reunion and made reservations a month ahead for a special dinner. The staff responded... More

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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was invited to a business lunch at sketch a couple of days ago and it was most enjoyable. First impression upon walking into the venue from a bright daylight was rather surreal. I ascended the dark staircase with fluorescent lights along the sides and greeted by a sparkly figure clad in sequins at the top of the stairs. Made... More

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

I hadn't been back to Sketch since 2008 and it is still as cool and funky as I remembered. Food is world class, the room is uber cool and the bathrooms are well - you just have to see them :). The service is the standout - so not English probably helped by the absence of any English staff. Enjoy... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The first time I went to SKETCH, I was expecting your standard European gastro lounge, but I was completely blindsided. SKETCH is more than a restaurant. It is an experience with so many options. You can either have a pleasant lunch in their beautiful Victorian themed tea room or sit in the lounge, order your favorite coffee drink and drool... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We ate in the London based Michelin two star restaurant and had an amazing experience. The service right from when we walked through the door to the minute we walked out was the best My wife and I have ever experienced. The taster menu with paired wine was to die for. I really don't regret the rather large expenditure that... More

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were referred to Sketch, a London based Michelin two star restaurant, while dining one night in Los Angeles, by a former London resident. We were not disappointed. However, we started out on a sour note - we had brought along bottles of white and red grand cru burgundy, only to be told that they would not allow us to... More

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When I went their I did expect something very classical but I find out that it was funky and fun place. Everything is pink and provocative where decoration are very different.It has a brasserie ambiance with a touch of hippies. The clientele is very fashionable and give the feeling of being in the "in" place in London. It is located... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of a clutch of restaurants in London in the upper echelons as it were. If you are a foodie, then it is a must to add to the list but it is more than the food - it is the whole experience and drama of the occasion. From the welcome and the entry up the stairs, which... More

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