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Marco Pierre White - Wheeler's of St. James's

72 - 73 St James's Street, London SW1A 1PH, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
020 7408 1440
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Ranked #8,208 of 16,942 restaurants in London
Price range: $34 - $137
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Description: An elegant British restaurant and bar, Marco Pierre White - Wheeler's of St. James was set up as a collaborative effort between Marco Pierre White and Sir Rocco Forte, with the intention of serving the finest authentic British cuisine. Presented and served with the style and flair that Marco Pierre White's restaurants are renowned for, you can enjoy a combination of classic and contemporary British cuisine from a menu that changes every three months to ensure that every visit offers a different dining experience. Wheeler's of St James's is situated on the site of Madame Prunier's fish restaurant, one of the capital's most fashionable eateries in the first half of the last century. The restaurant's glamorous dining room, private room and bar belie its traditional exterior and have made it a popular fine dining destination. The spacious interior allows a host of private events, launches and parties to be catered for. For smaller groups, Wheeler's of St. James's stylish private room is a superb location for business meetings, private dinners or exclusive receptions. Just a step back from the bustling pace of Piccadilly, Marco Pierre White - Wheeler's of St. James has quickly established itself as a haven of fine dining and discreet, considerate service. A firm favourite with locals, tourists and visitors to Central London, the passion of the staff promises the best food and the best service for your visit.
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English first
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because of a birthday voucher bought on the Internet. The food was pleasant enough. Service was very good, the atmosphere was marred slightly by some repetitive sounding modern music. I only noticed as I thought that the track had stuck. Didn't spoil the meal. As a whole experience it isn't better than some of our... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We ate here for our wedding anniversary. Unfortunately for the venue, we visited at the end of a sunny day, so it was a bit of a shock going into the rather gloomy restaurant, but that's hardly their fault. the food was pretty good (so it should be at that price) BUT I made it very clear that I have... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

It was my first trip here..., but I'd heard lots of good things so it had a lot to live up to. Of course, it did! On arrival, we were shown to the bar where we ordered drinks and waited for the rest of our party to arrive. Great wine list - but its far from cheap....!!!!! As there were... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Very Disappointed in the standard of the waiting staff and service. The food was a total disappoiment!Dishes described wonderful on the menu,but obviously the Chefs in the kitchen couldnt execute them. If the hotel uses, and Marco allows, Marco Pierre White's name as a marketing point, then, they and Marco, should make sure that the customers are getting a certain... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Tried to visit last week. The restaurant is closed, and has a sign on the door saying closed indefinitely for renovations.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This was supposed to be a joyous celebration of my recent engagement. When we got there the place was pretty empty, and after my experience I know why. When ordering our starters you had run out of two things we wanted to order – not the best start. When ordering our mains everything seemed fine – until we were told... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

After reading some of the other reviews I was slightly dubious about our visit. Especially since we had booked through a Living Social deal. However, we had a really enjoyable meal. The food was delicious , our steaks were all cooked exactly how we wanted, and the staff were very attentive. The only downside, and the reason it didn't get... More

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Ipswich
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We ate very early, and for a while were the only clients. Eventually two more theatre going couples joined us, so we were rattling around in a big space., the six of us. The enormous downstairs room is clearly rarely used, but one must pass it on the way to the loos, and, additionally, some artworks of a rather racy... More

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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

It lacked sole and was nothing like a chip off the old block. Service was a little raw. Atmosphere definitely off the bone. Nett value; simply disappointing.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

We took friends to Wheelers last Saturday evening for a special dinner. We had been on a previous occasion which we thoroughly enjoyed. This time, however, it was completely different. A major letdown. Service was good but the food quite frankly was awful. Battered fish & chips very greasy & poor. My ribeye was tasteless and tough. One friend's well... More

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