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The Goring Dining Room

Beeston Place | Nr Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England (Victoria)
+44 20 7396 9000
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Ranked #74 of 17,314 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood: Victoria
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Located in the exclusive area of Belgravia, The Dining Room is an elegant setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Under the expert guidance of Executive Chef Shay Cooper, the menu of refined British food using the finest quality produce has attracted great interest on the London restaurant scene. Bathed in natural light by day and sumptuously aglow with custom Swarowski chandeliers at night, this David Linley designed restaurant has a special ambience to accompany the fine cuisine. Alongside an extensive wine and Champagne menu carefully selected by the Head Sommelier, the Bar & Lounge offers an irresistible cocktail list. With a menu that boasts Romney Marsh lamb, glazed lobster omelette, Scottish halibut and Beef Wellington, The Dining Room offers inspiring, delectable British cuisine and an indulgent dessert menu to suitably round off lunch or dinner. A truly special restaurant experience in the heart of Belgravia, The Dining Room at The Goring is within easy reach of London' finest theatres, luxurious department stores and boutique designer shops.
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Visited for our wedding anniversary mid week - after a drink in the fabulous bar, next to the open fire, we were shown through to our table and seated in the large, elegant restaurant. Service was impeccable and the meal superb - everything you would expect from a great old hotel!

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A party of us enjoyed a lovely lunch. The food was very good, the service was fantastic and the restaurant is a very pleasant place to eat. The price was not exorbitant. We have all come away smiling.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

An excellent meal at the Goring. The Bar and Dining Room are beautiful, the service is sublime and the food spectacular! Beautifully presented and really delicious - the rabbit and foie gras was worth the visit all on its own. Really looking forward to going back soon.

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Berlin, Germany
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116 reviews 116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

In London for the day and off to lunch at the Goring with two friends. It started early and finished later in the afternoon. The dining room is well appointed and designed. The menu was superb and we had some great wine to go with it. Staff were excellent. This was a very pleasant and memorable lunch. A wee bit... More

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east sussex uk
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133 reviews 133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Well it was business but so nice to come back here for a meal in this spacious room , with the excellent service . Concentating on what I had , to start the foe gra and rabbit terrine , a thing of beauty , which tasted delicious , then something I have been wary of for years , the lobster... More

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Weybridge, Surrey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The Goring Restaurant and indeed The Goring Hotel is a quiet oasis in the middle of bustling Victoria. It has royal credentials and makes no secret of this including a bust of the Queen Mother in the entrance to the bar. The restaurant is designed by Viscount Linley, the nephew of the Queen. The restaurant itself is light and airy... More

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Adelaide
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82 reviews 82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My friends and I were walking around near Buckingham palace and wandered up to The Goring Hotel. A very British doorman with top hat and tails opened the front door and welcomed us in. We walked to The Goring Restaurant and were seated at a table straight away, even though we had no reservation and the place was close to... More

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Mawdesley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We wanted to go somewhere special for our 1st Anniversary and booked in at The Goring Restaurant - it was a great choice. From the moment we arrived the service was excellent, all the staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and very friendly as well - not something you always get with high end restaurants. The food was similarly impressive.... More

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Clovis, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I ended up having a three hour lunch meeting here. The service was such that we had a marvelous lunch without intrusive service. The staff all have a great sense of occasion.

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Surrey, England
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A perfect Friday lunch. The Goring may have a traditional British feel but the menu is thoroughly contemporary with a great choice of modern and traditional classics cooked and presented to a very high standard. The three course a la carte lunch at £42.50 must be just about the best 5 star value in London. The service was excellent throughout... More

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