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5 Pollen Street

5 Pollen Street, Mayfair, London W1S 1ND, England
+44 20 7629 1555 ‎
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Ranked #4,237 of 17,204 Restaurants in London
Price range: $49 - $97
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Tucked away behind Hanover Square, 5 Pollen Street is a fine dining restaurant in Mayfair showcasing modern Italian cuisine in a sophisticated setting. In an exquisite dining room, Pollen Street features contemporary artwork and a refined ambience. There is a sleek bar and an elegant afternoon tea menu is also available.
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Tucked away behind Hanover Square, 5 Pollen Street is a fine dining restaurant in Mayfair showcasing modern Italian cuisine in a sophisticated setting. In an exquisite dining room, Pollen Street features contemporary artwork and a refined ambience. There is a sleek bar and an elegant afternoon tea menu is also available.
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Makati, Philippines
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161 reviews 161 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

One of the wonderful things about London fine dining restaurants is their outstanding service - its discreet, polished and very proper. Having said that, this spot takes an extra leap by serving some of the best Italian meals I've had in my life. The dining room is stylishly decorated.

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Wiltshire, UK
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93 reviews 93 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

My husband has had several business lunches here and come back raving about it each time, so when we were in the area together I told him that he could jolly well take me there, too! Service was faultlessly attentive and charming, from the very first moment. The food was gorgeous - especially my crab starter. I had a steak... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The food was excellent and service great. The presentation of the food was very gimmicky but that does seem the way forward. I think it is defiantly somewhere to try once if you would like something different.

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London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We could only get seats at the bar which is fine as the food choice is the same and you can still be seated. The staff were professional but not used to be friendly. Cocktails were offered, definitely have one (at about £12-15) they are great. The scallops for my starter were delicious, I normally like to have them cooked... More

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We went there for a celebration meal and had the tasting menu. There were many delightful things on the not 8 courses as advertised but 11 or 12 depending on how you counted.all the extras that turned up. Of the delights the scallops that melted in the moth and the meaty fresh and perfectly cooked turbot stand out from a... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was a meal with my wife to celebrate her birthday. The venue is very nice and vibrant and the food is excellent, even for someone like me who is a fussy eater!! The service again was excellent. They were there when you needed them and left you alone when you didn't. I would strongly recommend this restaurant and I... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The tasting menu is wonderful and the atmosphere is wonderful, the staff are trained to give you the best experience. They have a separate sweet bar where you get spoiled and you get a a full view of the chefs in the kitchen because they have a glass wall between you and the kitchen.

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Oslo
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

We had a great lunch! They have a bubbly car and chocolate drawer...in addition to great food. We had seabass and Truton - both og them excellent!

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London
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

From the chef smoking a cigarette outside the entrance to the wrong dishes served to us the whole meal was a disaster. In addition I am lactose intolerant which I explained not once but three times to the maitre d. Even after consulting with the chef they managed to serve me a dish full of cheese, which I was told... More

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New York
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134 reviews 134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012 via mobile

Essentiay on an alleyway. Beautiful restaurant. Odd though. Italian restaurant with the staff seemingly all French. Not the level of Bussia in Amsterdam but you will not be disappointed. Seek out this place before the crowds find it.

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