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239 Brompton Road, London SW3 2EP, England (Knightsbridge / South Kensington)
+44 (0)20 7584 4477
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Ranked #1,271 of 18,113 Restaurants in London
Price range: $98 - $98
Hours:
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
Chelsea
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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197 reviews 197 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Popped in here with my grown-up son for a late lunch on Sunday and we were seated without a fuss even though we had not made a reservation (always a good sign!!). I have been coming here on and off for the last 2/3 years as it occupies a spot on the Brompton Road equidistant between my home and Harrods.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I held my family birthday luncheon at Racine yesterday, a place we reserve for special occasions, and enjoyed our customary warm welcome, excellent cuisine, and comfortable ambience. The service unfolds like clockwork, utterly professional and responsive. Our pace was wholly accommodated ... there was no rush, everything timed to suit us. It's always nice to return to a favourite place... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Not much was open on Christmas Eve but Racine was and we had a delicious dinner after church at the Brompton Oratory across the road. The food was excellent, service with a smile, and the atmosphere most congenial. The partridge was superb as was the Steak Tartare.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This small restaurant has a real French bistro vibe, with excellent servers and a not-to-be-beat fixed price menu. My wife and I enjoyed it so much on a Sunday night that we made reservations to come back the following Wednesday, and were happy that we did. It's in a wonderful location--half-way between Herrods and the Victoria and Albert Museum. We'll... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

As restaurant standards in the UK get ever patchier, Racine stands out as an example of how to do it properly. Others have spoken about the reliable quality of cooking, but it's the service that sets it apart for me. No credit cards taken in advance, no table turning after two hours, no 'helpful' confirmation calls, no waiting at the... More 

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london
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188 reviews 188 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Treating my nephews to the annual Christmas dinner is always special and I hoped that Racine lived up to my expectation Well it did, in spades!! The food was truly delicious and the waiter was charming and accommodating letting us share the cheese course before the desserts was a lovely French touch. The recommended champagne (at £160) wasn't actually that... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

An excellent meal. The restaurant takes obvious and due pride in its food, presentation and service. Depending on your timing, I suggest the prix fixe 2 or 3 course meal available prior to 7:30 pm - but unless you have a reservation, it may be difficult to be seated after 6:30 pm because the restaurant starts filling up around 7... More 

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York
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197 reviews 197 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Chose this restaurant because it was very close to the V&A .The style of cooking is very French - eggs mayonnaise,floating islands ,hangar steak with frites,game pate.An absolute delight! We had the lunch menu which was excellent value at £19.50 for three courses.Staff were unobtrusive and efficient .They anticipated your needs e.g. More of their very good bread!.Choice of reasonably... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My regular book club night, six of us given some privacy in the back room. We want to talk author, good food good service. I have eaten here before so I know the food is excellent but the first time I've used as a venue for this purpose. Really can't recommend it enough. Excellent service and the food was a... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My partner ate here some twenty years ago and she said that it hasn't changed in all those years. My first time impressions? Previous reviewers have pretty much said it all - lovely food, an amazing wine list that could do with a few slightly cheaper wines but our lunchtime carafe of house red wine was perfectly good and it... More 

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Additional Information about Racine

Address: 239 Brompton Road, London SW3 2EP, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7584 4477
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Knightsbridge / South Kensington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 98 - 98
Cuisine: French

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