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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA, England (Knightsbridge / South Kensington)
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Ranked #119 of 17,068 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Knightsbridge / South Kensington
Transit: Knightsbridge Tube Station.
Description: Focusing on the revival and modernisation of traditional British recipes, the menu at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal features simple contemporary dishes inspired by Britain's historic gastronomic past and recipes dating as far back as the 16th century.
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
398 reviews 398 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

The whole thing, from start to finish was just out of this world! Brilliant meal in all aspects. We'd been dying to try dinner by Heston, but just couldn't afford a full meal there. Luckily, during the week they do a set menu at lunch time. It was wonderful! We also added the meat fruit (how could you not!) and... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We were really looking forward to see what Heston's third venture might be like. Dearest hubby is a big fan of his (well, more his food!) and so am I. The Fat Duck will always be in our memories (even we are 90 and have no teeth left) and to us Heston Blumenthal certainly is The Man that put Great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Entrance 7/10. Lovely cocktails, eventually. We had to ask three times as our cocktails became lost in transit.  Starters-Meat fruit. 10/10. Best parfait/foie gras. Eyes in the back of the head stuff.  Moan barrow 5/10. Under seasoned, small portion, herb crust! With pickled veg! No thanks.  Mains- Pork Chop. 9/10 Chunky, moist,deep marbling.  Fillet. 10/10 Perfection, with Demi glace and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The cooking was magnificent, I have almost no criticisms other than wonder at the turnips served with duck (why is this tasteless root so fashionable, I wonder?) and the service was impeccable, apart from having to wait ages to get the bill. The "but" refers to the room, oddly dark despite the nice windows at the rear and the large... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited Dinner by Heston on our honeymoon with two friends who live in London. We had very high expectations and it was one of the things we were most looking forward to. We were not disappointed! We pre booked a table well in advance. We arrived early and the table wasn't quite ready so we sat in the adjoining... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Dinner is not only about great food, it's about the experience. From the moment you enter you are greeted with a large dining room, giving space and privacy to every table without affecting the atmosphere greatly. The staff and service are fantastic, not over bearing and extremely knowledgeable about the food and the concept. We had a table directly in... More

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Malibu, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We went here for 25th wedding anniversary dinner and will remember this dining experience forever! The chef is the most creative artist! The use of foods, history and herbs....wow. The service was amazing, relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views of Hyde park. Michelin rated!!!

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I've eaten at Dinner a couple of times now; and rate it very highly. It is expensive - but the experience and food are both excellent, and Dinner represents reasonable value. The service is excellent, and the meat fruit to start, and pork chop to follow are my personal favourites.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

What a terrible restaurant. I went for my birthday and have warned to come here since the day it opened. You are ushered into the 'Mandarin bar' which resembles a airport waiting room. So bizarre as it's not actually a bar. The waiters take orders, walk behind a wall and then reappear with drinks! Dinner itself is an underwhelming space.... More

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Halden, Norway
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I have been here 4 times and i could not change my mind. I order all the same meny just because of those flavours. Expensive but so what! One of The World's best culinary art! Worth it! Like i said, eat and die!

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