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The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant

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#140 of 19,100 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant is one of the capital's most loved culinary institutions. Now over 50 years old and boasting a chic refurbishment by interior designer du jour Martin Brudnizki, The Rib Room remains the destination of choice for foodies in London. The menu boasts seasonal dishes with dishes like the classic prawn cocktail, and legendary Aberdeen Angus rib of beef. The striking interior features a glamorous cocktail bar, 3 private dining rooms, and a cigar terrace, with all offering an air of understated elegance.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
European, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve visited several times recently when Abdel was in charge, and what a wonderful experience it was. From being warmly welcomed at the door to taking care of the order with great attention to detail, it was a wonderful dinner. Steak was done to perfection...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank AlexTalking
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AlexTalking, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a warm and heartfelt review. I am delighted you enjoyed our signature steak and that you were able to join us on an evening with live music. I know the team will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to this place for years. I requested a quiet table as I had a business meeting with one of my friend arriving from NYC. The restaurant was not very busy, but we waited almost 15 min before getting the menus. Then...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear jmLondon845, Thank you for taking the time to review The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, Naturally I'm concerened to hear about your experience so would kindly ask you to contact me directly on robert.lyall@jumeirah.com. I look forward to hearing from you. Best wishes, Robert...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here 3-4 times a year and love it. It is a quintessential British restaurant. We will miss it when it closesMore

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Wander715033
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Wander715033, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant. We're so glad to hear you have enjoyed your experience with us on a number of occasions. We hope to see you again before we close on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and attentive staff during our meal. Celebrating Fathers day with family. Always enjoying the atmosphere of Jumeirah hotels and resorts.More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Simona A
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Simona A, First of all, thank you for choosing to celebrate Father's Day with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and that the team looked after you and your family well. We hope to welcome you back very soon....More

Reviewed June 9, 2019

We love this restaurant and again were not disappointed. Superb friendly service, huge menu and delicious food. There was live music too. Fabulous.

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Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 879guyr
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Dear 879guyr, Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your evening. We hope to see you soon! Best wishes, Mario Trotta Restaurant Manager

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Sunday lunch was truly excellent in every way and no more that I would expect from The Rib Room staff.

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NigelH_11
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Dear NigelH_11, Thank you for joining us for our classic Sunday roast. It gives me great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed it. Best wishes, Mario Trotta Restaurant Manager

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Well appointed, friendly reception. The dining area is spacious but inviting with the table layout allowing for discreet conversation. The service is impeccable, with sound advice on menu choices on request. Steak tartare made to your liking at the table and prime rib cooked to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bigpieeater
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Dear Bigpieeater, I am so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience dining with us. It sounds like you had the opportunity to try some of our most well-loved dishes. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards, Mario Trotta Restaurant...More

Reviewed June 1, 2019

We had a great dinner once again at the Rib Room and were disappointed to hear it was closing in September as part of a refurbishment of the Carlton. We started with wild mushroom soup and salad with chicken Parmesan and cod for mains. Service...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bill S
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Dear Bill S, Thank you for your glowing review. I'm delighted to hear you received fantastic service alongside your delicious dinner. We hope to see you again before we close on 1 September. Best wishes, Mario Trotta Restaurant Manager

Reviewed June 1, 2019

We selected The Rib Room restaurant based on its outstanding reviews (its currently rated #132 out of London’s 18 thousand restaurants) and excellent traditional bill of fare. The quality of the service was impressive from the moment we arrived and throughout our meal. Absolutely first...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Dear Stevieconlon, Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Rib Rom Bar & Restaurant. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience and tried some of our classic dishes! We can't wait to welcome you back soon. Best wishes, Mario Trotta...More

Reviewed May 27, 2019

Excellent meal at The Rib Room. Food was beyond perfection, especially the banana soufflé and excellent service that was friendly and attentive.More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: May 2019
Thank N W
JumeirahGroup, Manager at The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Dear N W, Thank you for dining with us at The Rib Room and for sharing your positive experience. I am glad you had the opportunity to try one of chef's famous soufflés - I agree they are delicious! We look forward to welcoming you...More

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