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Restaurant 23

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34 Hamilton Terrace, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa CV32 4LY, England
+44 1926 422422
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant 23 first opened its doors in Royal Leamington Spa in May 2006...
Restaurant 23 first opened its doors in Royal Leamington Spa in May 2006. Over the following years, the restaurant, led by Head Chef Peter Knibb, forged an impressive culinary reputation, showcasing the finest seasonal and local produce with innovative dishes.The care and attention given to cooking the locally sourced ingredients coupled with Peter's flair, led to the restaurant being awarded two AA rosettes, and saw it featured in the National Good Food Guide with an impressive score.February 2012 saw the start of a new era for the restaurant when it moved to a grade II listed Victorian building, merely a few minutes walk from the original Dormer Place location in Royal Leamington Spa.The restaurant's new home features beautiful, luxurious surroundings, seating up to 40 guests in comfort and style. In addition, we have two beautiful private dining rooms, to seat 8 guests and 14, available for hire, as well as the addition of a all-new feature cocktail lounge bar.
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 213
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
impressive and good service

The restaurant it self is very impressive, its a converted regency building. The service was very good every glass poured and plenty of attentiveness although we were asked 3 times about did we want the wine list. We ordered and received an extra course a cream based oxtail amuse bouche. The wild... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
simon e
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Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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347 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant it self is very impressive, its a converted regency building. The service was very good every glass poured and plenty of attentiveness although we were asked 3 times about did we want the wine list. We ordered and received an extra course a cream based oxtail amuse bouche. The wild garlic volute with poach egg was so tasty.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Warwick, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We visited with a small group of friends to celebrate a birthday and were seated at a round table which added to the atmosphere. The decor is high quality and understated with tables not too close together. Staff are attentive but not overbearing and very pleasant. The food is outstanding. Between us be tried most of the limited dishes (which... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Rugby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My partner took me here for my birthday and I can honestly say it's the best restaurant I have ever been too. When we first arrived at 7pm we were welcomed warmly and then offered to go upstairs for a cocktail before our meal as our table wasn't till half 7, the cocktail had a great atmosphere, half way through... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We enjoyed a fabulous evening at Restaurant 23 , It's wonderful to see this amazing building returned to and beyond it former glory The welcome we received from the moment we walked in until the time we reluctantly had to head home was brilliant The highly professional staff looked after our every wish from a discreet distance Upstairs @ Morgan's... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We went to Restaurant 23 to celebrate a birthday and, from the moment we were shown upstairs to Morgan's Bar for pre dinner drinks to the coffee liqueurs at the end, the whole experience was outstanding. The food was different class, beautifully presented and of a very high standard. The wine recommendations were spot on and fitted the courses we... More 

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Junglinster, Luxembourg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We have been to a number of Michelin star (1 thru 3) restaurants across the world and now living part time in Leamington Spa we were interested to discover if Restaurant 23 was on the right tradjectory for the coverted star. This is a great restaurant with a great cocktail bar a perfect setting for a top night out if... More 

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Decided on this restaurant as it was mid point for a friends catch up on a Friday lunch time. We ate from the set lunch menu, £20 for 2 courses, £25 for 3 courses. Food was superbly presented and the mix and intensity of flavours was delicious. The service was discreet & very efficient. All in all a definite 10/10... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I went here for afternoon tea. The staff were friendly and accommodating. However, it was not really my style and the food wasn't too my taste. So, overall, expensive for a tiny sandwich and a couple of tiny cakes. That said, my friends really enjoyed all the food, the selection of teas and the extensive cocktail menu. And, with advance... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visited for evening dining.Absolutely delicious food.Everything was perfectly cooked, presented and flavours well thought out.Service spot on.Great amuse bouche , pre-dessert and bread.Everyone enjoyed their food ,difficult to single out the standout dishes as they were all superb but I loved the cheesecake and the passion fruit cone was fantastic,triumphant.Pomerol wasn't bad either.Best meal we have eaten since Sat Bains.

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a way to spend a rainy day in December! Excellent choice of sandwiches, cakes, scones, macaroons and champagne! Highly recommended as is Dinner at 23 !

Was this review helpful? Yes 5

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Hamilton Terrace, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa CV32 4LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Leamington Spa
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 422422

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 59 - 67
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Restaurant 23 first opened its doors in Royal Leamington Spa in May 2006. Over the following years, the restaurant, led by Head Chef Peter Knibb, forged an impressive culinary reputation, showcasing the finest seasonal and local produce with innovative dishes.The care and attention given to cooking the locally sourced ingredients coupled with Peter's flair, led to the restaurant being awarded two AA rosettes, and saw it featured in the National Good Food Guide with an impressive score.February 2012 saw the start of a new era for the restaurant when it moved to a grade II listed Victorian building, merely a few minutes walk from the original Dormer Place location in Royal Leamington Spa.The restaurant's new home features beautiful, luxurious surroundings, seating up to 40 guests in comfort and style. In addition, we have two beautiful private dining rooms, to seat 8 guests and 14, available for hire, as well as the addition of a all-new feature cocktail lounge bar.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:15 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?