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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester offers contemporary French cuisine in the sleek Jouin Manku designed dining-room along with a professional, bespoke and friendly service orchestrated by Restaurant Director Damien Pepin and his energetic team. Executive Chef, Jean-Philippe Blondet interprets Alain Ducasse's cuisine with a modern and refined approach, consistently championing and enhancing current seasonal produce, much of which is sourced from British and French suppliers. Signature dishes include "Saute gourmand" of lobster, truffled chicken quenelles and homemade pasta; Dry aged beef, artichokes and bone marrow, and the delicate Baba like in 'Monte-Carlo'. A perfect place for a savvy lunch,
PRICE RANGE
$90 - $323
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
French, European, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for lunch for my wife's birthday. We dressed up appropriately and I wore a tie. Only the local business people did likewise. The staff was too aggressive in retrieving every knife, fork and spoon. You would have thought we might steal the silverware....More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank southmauijim
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the restaurant. I am really sorry to read your dissatisfaction about your experience with us. I have well noted your comments on the service and will make sure to discuss these...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Outstanding dinner Valentine’s dinner. We had an outstanding night. We sat at la table lumiere honestly totally outstanding. Feel so very spoilt. Love being back here. A mustMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 729mandyd
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share such a positive review following your Valentine’s Day celebrations in Table Lumière with us. It was a pleasure welcoming you and I am very pleased to read such nice feedback following your experience. I will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the tasting menu including the wine pairing. The wines was perfect for each dish, service was attentive and smooth, food was seasoned beautifully as expected. A great evening!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 776lm
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a positive review following your recent visit to the restaurant. I am very pleased to read your enthusiastic comments on our Tasting Menu, wine pairing and service. I will make sure to share these with our team who...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average score here is not for 3 star restaurants it is for restaurants in general which is a disappointment. Visiting a 3 star Michelin restaurant is a special occasion and you will always go with very high expectations, in this case they were not met....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the restaurant. I am really sorry to read that your experience with us did not meet your expectations in terms of cuisine and service. I have made sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the marvelous Dorchester hotel. Top service from the reception at the entrance of the restaurant until departure (with a nice gift). Nice setting, trendy decoration and very friendly and multilingual staff. We went for the 7 course menu and were very pleased with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank michel l
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, I wanted to thank you for such a kind review following your visit to the restaurant. I am very pleased to read your very positive feedback on the service, atmosphere and cuisine and I will make sure to highlight your comments on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a seven course tasting menu which was a delight from the beginning to the end. Every dish was perfect with well balanced flavors. It’s the place to go if you have something to celebrate, it’s a, once in a live time experience. Outstandingly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MimiMichel
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such an enthusiastic review. I am delighted to read your very positive feedback on our tasting menu. I will be very pleased to share your kind comments with our team as these are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No need to talk about food and service. This is what you would expect from such a restaurant. There were several small mistakes I was surprised by. The biggest faux pas was when my vegetarian friend was served beef amus-bouche. It was announced he was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank asena20
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit to the restaurant. I am very pleased to read your kind comments on the cuisine and service, despite feeling that several mistakes were made. I will make sure to discuss...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

Was lucky enough to have my birthday here. Truly wonderful experience, fantastic staff who go above and beyond, beautiful setting and fantastic food. We even had extra bits to take home after, have never come away from a restaurant with so much. Thank you for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank swyull
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I wanted to thank you for such an enthusiastic review following your birthday celebrations at the restaurant. I am very pleased to read that we contributed in such a positive way to your day. I have well noted your kind comments on the...More

Reviewed January 7, 2019

We had the Christmas Lunch set meal and it was delicious. It included coffee and a glass of white and red wine, chocolates and an amuse bouche along with three very tasty courses. The service is excellent and the waiters are all very friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide your kind feedback following your recent visit to the restaurant over the festive season. It is a pleasure to read that your positive comments on our Festive Lunch Hour Menu and service. I will make...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Thank you to all the staff at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester who contributed to the best Christmas lunch. My husband and I were simply blown away by the service, the cuisine and entire experience overall. We will be back, absolute Alain Ducasse devotees.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AdrianaKupresak
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind recommendation of the restaurant following your recent visit. It is a pleasure to read that your Christmas lunch with us was such an enjoyable experience, especially your kind comments on the cuisine and service. I will make sure...More

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DOUGLAS M
January 23, 2019|
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Response from r11chard188 | Reviewed this property |
I would book in early June
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Jenny S
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Response from londonlad40 | Reviewed this property |
It’s requested than men wear smart trousers and shoes, collared shirts and jackets are preferred. Jackets may be removed at table (and not essential.) Ladies to dress smartly.
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You can always add it as an extra for the table to share
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