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The Goring Restaurant

Beeston Place | Nr Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England (Victoria)
+44 20 7396 9000
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Ranked #60 of 17,034 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Neighborhood: Victoria
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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Orpington, Kent
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Took advantage of the Star Deal to dine at The Goring and thoroughly enjoyed every moment; in fact, I will go so far as to say the whole experience was faultless. After being received by the friendly doorman, we headed for the very comfortable bar in this stunning Edwardian hotel to have a pre-dinner drink. We were served by a... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My first visit to the Dining Room at the Goring and what a pleasant experience. From the assured, welcoming service to the relaxed and pleasing setting via excellent food and wine -- a real pleasure. Dishes such as the lobster omelette (with decadently sensational duck fat chips) did not disappoint. And what a nice surprise to find a cheese board... More

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The staff at the goring know how to look after guests, pleasant, professional and knowledgeable. Always a pleasure coming to this hotel for Sunday lunch. When we visit London we have got into the habit of rounding out the trip with lunch at the Goring, they always deliver on every level.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Dined here on 16th July 2014. We enjoyed every minute from walking in to leaving. The staff are amongst the best we have experienced. The sommelier was attentive, knowledgable and amusing. The room is beautiful and very comfortable in every way. The chandeliers are a matter of taste but I found they were out of keeping with the rest of... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Came here for the pre show dinner - the food was absolutely outstanding, the service impeccable and the location great - could not recommend highly enough.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I came here for the chef, who previously ran the outstanding Bingham Hotel restaurant in Richmond. It was only upon telling friends where I was going that reference to the royal wedding was made. Putting aside any contemporary newsworthiness, this restaurant is simply outstanding in every way. Pretty much every course sounded wonderful, with a slight twist of the unusual.... More

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Moscow, Russia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The Goring restaurant is a great setting, British style, with an outstanding service from the moment you walk in. Very nice location for a business or romantic dinner. They have a fixed price menu with multiple options of entrees, main dinner and dessert with a very good selection of wines. Had as main dish the Wellington beef option and it... More

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Olympia, WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Dined here on our last night in London. So thankful we did not miss it. Best Beef Wellington I've ever had. The rest of the menu was delicious. The service over the top. They even catered to our 11 yr old's yet to be refined palate.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Beautiful dining area with inside seating. Friendly staff who didn't seem to mind humoring me when I had no idea what type of food and drinks wanted. Wonderful food - I had the lamb and pie. I would definitely go back!

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London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Am lucky enough to have eaten here on several occasions, and despite my expectations being so high (and increasing with every visit) The Goring always exceeded these expectations. The food, service and experience as a whole is exceptional.

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