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Fortnum & Mason St James's Restaurant

181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
020 7734 8040
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Ranked #3,114 of 18,163 Restaurants in London
Price range: $38 - $53
Tue 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo & Piccadilly lines) and Green Park (Jubilee, Victoria & Piccadilly lines) Bus no. 9, 14, 19, 22, 38
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Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

No trip to London would be complete without a High Tea experience. This is worth every penny. Pierre Maitre and his staff have a magnificent product, right down to the changing of the table cloths. The tea is endless and the sandwiches and cakes insurmountable. An excellent afternoon.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I purchased two vouchers for Afternoon Tea Course (?) as a gift via TIme OUT. SO FAR There have necessitated about 4/5 phone calls and a personal visit to the store to try and confirm the date & time as its a gift. STILL Not confirmed & it is taking all the pleasure out of the gift. EVERYONE says talk... More 

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344 reviews 344 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Even if Service is not the one of the past. If i didn't tell the girl my tea was the Royal blend she was giving me earl grey instead of mine! The tea is a bit different from the other places as sandwiches are huge. Just one huge bread's slice with tons of crab on Scones are amazing. Clotted cream... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After a long day of shopping and culture, there's nothing more fun that a glorious indulgent ice cream, sticky cakes and the very best tea (or hot chocolate depending upon your fancy). More relaxed than the other F&M restaurants but a great fun environment and the usual superb quality of food and drinks. Ice cream choices are fantastic!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My mother attended this restaurant stating she had a reservation but because she was elderly she got confused with the first floor restaurant. The staff here did not have the decency or care to direct her to the restaurant instead ignored her. Poor service you would never get this Harrods. I made a complaint but still haven't received a reply.

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Cinto Caomaggiore, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Easy but suggestive setting, Fortnum & Mason is a great experience, good food and excellent attentions to their customers.

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

First time here, arrived at Fortnum and Mason, with a large party and we had booked the drawing room. Walked through the shop floor up the stairs and we were each presented with a glass of champagne, sat down for lunch, given some really good warm rolls for the table. (Also each chair had a small complimentary bag of Cookies... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My sister and I went to buy some great foodstuffs here and decided to have a bite to eat as well. The restaurant was a real oasis from a busy day of sightseeing. I would highly recommend it. Gre a t tea and food. The service was outstanding. The manager sent two tiny ice creams to us free of charge.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Met a girlfriend here for lunch between meetings... very friendly and attentive but discreet service, delicious food but frighteningly expensive and I say that while living in Switzerland! My friend had a small portion of steak tartare with a rocket salad, while I had shepherd's pie with a side of glazed carrots. We then both had coffee. £16 for a... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had family lunch booked in this restaurant. Service was extremely slow despite restaurant not being busy at all. Whole place was lacking an atmosphere and screaming kids by the next table didn't make things any better. Prices are above average for average food. I like browsing Fortnum and Mason shop and I am regular visitor but I am afraid... More 

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Additional Information about Fortnum & Mason St James's Restaurant

Address: 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER, England
Phone Number: 020 7734 8040
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 38 - 53
Cuisine: British

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