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The Wolseley

160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
+44 20 7499 6996
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Ranked #597 of 18,003 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $32 - $102
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European
Neighborhood:
St. James's
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Wolseley offers several menus in the Grand Café tradition including breakfast, morning pastries, afternoon tea, and an all day menu with sandwiches, salads, crustacea and plats du jour. We are open seven days a week.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Lovely surroundings and attentive service but let down by the food. I had the "leg of mutton"- three slices of slightly dry meat and a very bland caper sauce with three carrots on the side.( A bit like pub carvery food).

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TheWolseley, General Manager at The Wolseley, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - I am disappointed to read your description of the food and I must apologise as this certainly not the standard that we strive to provide at The Wolseley. I would be most grateful if you could please contact me directly on info@thewolseley.com in order for me to follow up on this. I look forward... More 

london
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95 reviews 95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

went to the Wol for tea yesteday afternoon and have been a fun since it opened but sad but it was not my day. I am very happy sitting in the little room to the left as you go in and the staff are usually top not but how sad not yesterday chatting and giggling amongst themselves they were not... More 

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TheWolseley, General Manager at The Wolseley, responded to this review

Thank your for posting a review on TripAdvisor. I am most disappointed to read your comments regarding your recent visit and I must apologise for this experience. I would be most grateful if you could please contact me directly on info@thewolseley.com to further discuss. I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience. Regards Paul Robinson-Webster More 

London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Rubber neck the stars and enjoy a thoroughly good lunch at the same time. Old fashioned glamour and incredible service.

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54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

I reserved our table, over a month ago, calling in to the restaurant as I usually do.was met with a frosty greeting g by the MD, perhaps I wasn't "appropriately dressed" (LV jacket matching bag and shoes) Dined. 11/12 12 for lunch and form the out set of ordering our pre linch drinks in the bar the vie wasn't good...... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Love The Wolseley for its impeccable service, friendly but efficient staff, great food and brilliant location. Book on line and call them if important as they value the customer for sure.

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TheWolseley, General Manager at The Wolseley, responded to this review

It is a great pleasure to read your lovely comments on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again at The Wolseley. Regards Paul Robinson - Webster More 

Wallington, Surrey
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94 reviews 94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Interesting restaurant. Very upmarket and lovely surroundings. Excellent choice of food and you don't need to go completely mad on price. Can recommend the prawns! Service is nice and there's a feeling of decadence about the place. However, be warned, you must book ages in advance to be sure of getting a table. Quite likely to see some famous faces... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

This place never misses. Perfect service and great food. Always fun. The only downside is that it is so hard to get a reservation, but no wonder.

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TheWolseley, General Manager at The Wolseley, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of The Wolseley - delighted to read your comments after your recent visit. I do hope that we can welcome you back again soon. Regards Paul Robinson-Webster More 

builth wells, wales
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Booked late but managed to get a table for 4 for pre Christmas shopping Saturday breakfast. Excellent service, splendid surrounding and excellent breakfast. Will return soon.

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TheWolseley, General Manager at The Wolseley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - delighted to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Paul Robinson-Webster More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

I felt such a debt to the Wolseley for providing the perfect evening in London on Saturday. Your made to feel special as soon as you grace there doorway by a friendly Jack palance look alike.The staff are perfectly at-tentative ,providing answers to a few minor queries we had and even gracing us with a mini wine tasting when we... More 

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TheWolseley, General Manager at The Wolseley, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It is a great pleasure for me to read your lovely comments and I am delighted that you and your family had such a great experience at The Wolseley. I will make sure that I share your review with my team. I very much hope that we can welcome you... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

The building itself is amazing, high ceilings and great decor. We were lucky enough to get a balcony seat which comes with its own call button! Definitely a place to see and be seen and eating is but a secondary consideration. The menu is solid and unimaginative, most of the items can be described by one or two words eg... More 

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Additional Information about The Wolseley

Address: 160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7499 6996
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 32 - 102
Cuisine: European

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