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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

) #203 of 18,119 Restaurants in London $$$$ French, European,
53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
+44 20 7629 8866
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (167 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (100 reviews)
“macaroons” (88 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here for a romantic dinner. I have visited several Michelin star restaurants however this was to be my first 3 star experience. The service throughout the dinner was exceptional. The waiting staff were knowledgeable,polite and provided the service you would expect from such...More

1  Thank Lisa C
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am sorry to read that your experience did not meet your expectations in terms of cuisine despite your kind feedback on the service. Please be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!! Amazing food, great ambience what a treat!! Couldn't have been happier!! Expensive but worth it for a special occasion!! ❤️❤️❤️More

Thank Theresazumba
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind recommendation of Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester following your recent visit. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and allowing us to play a part in making this occasion so very memorable....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it! Loved it! Loved it! Dining here is an experience, sometimes quite theatrical. We arrived at The Dorchester early and chose to have a drink at the bar before dinner. Service here was excellent - you wouldn't expect anything else. Our coats were taken...More

Thank TheDullWitch
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, On behalf of the team at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, I would like to thank you for your enthusiastic review. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your experience with us. I have shared your kind comments with our teams...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful lunch. The food and wine were all very enjoyable. The decor is understated but pleasant. The ambiance was however not as good as it could be. First there is the issue of the toilets, for which one has to to walk...More

Thank M&G_OnTheRoadAgain
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your recent lunch experience with us and for your kind comments on the cuisine and the wines. I have well noted the other points raised that I will ensure to discuss with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without question, this is the place for the finest of dining exhibitions in ALL of London. Our lead server Nicolas, from Spain, put on a table side display of just how elegant the art of cheese and chutney can be. Somewhere in the middle of...More

1  Thank Brice P
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback on your experience in Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am very happy to read that your first night in London was so very enjoyable. Your compliments on the cuisine and service are most sincerely appreciated and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best restaurant in London. The service is flawless as it is formal but not too formal. the place itself is beautiful and cosy. The food is just, classic, but exceptional. Take their seasonal tatsing menu. Nothing can match it.More

Thank rsaincet
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your enthusiastic review following your visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. Your kind comments on the cuisine – in particular the Seasonal Menu – and the service are greatly appreciated and I will be sure to share...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treated to dinner here, what a beautiful room, a special space. Service is very serious and so it should be! The food was very good and most interesting! wines were delicious!More

Thank wayne020
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review of Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your dinner experience with us. I will gladly share your kind comments with the team and hope to have the pleasure of...More

Reviewed May 20, 2017

I have the great honour to give this restaurant the first 1/5 score in 2017. The food is OK but the attitude of front of house staff is truly amazing! Sorry to say that as a customer I didn't feel respected at all. If this...More

4  Thank Miguel6767
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am very sorry to read your dissatisfaction in terms of cuisine and service. We take great pride in providing high levels of...More

Reviewed May 18, 2017

A Michelin rated restaurant is seldom value for money. My wife and I went there for the first meal in London in this visit. Service is excellent with free starter and chocolate as dessert. Try the lobster which the taste is excellent. During the lunch,...More

Thank Fai406
AlainDucasseLondon, Manager at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to provide such a positive feedback following your visit for lunch at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. It is with great pleasure that I read that the moment you spent with us was so...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

Reserved a table with several family members to celebrate a special occasion and was sadly disappointed with the food, a few of the dishes lacked flavor and finesse. Service was impeccable however a little overbearing at times (taking plates as you're still chewing last mouthful,...More

1  Thank rachel j
AlainDucasseLondon, Manager at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am very sorry to read that the moment you spent with us did not meet your expectations, especially in terms of cuisine. I will share...More

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Set beside some of London's best parks and home to
world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed
thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of
London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is
haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
KBeth00
Is the entire table asked to participate when choosing the tasting menu / seasonal menu? Or, for instance, could one do a la carte and the other do tasting?
April 28, 2017|
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Response from qwertyStockholm | Reviewed this property |
I ask the same question. They can mix, but "dont" rekomend it". We hade two different tasting menys
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chrissmirnoff
I have just booked a table for 4 people for dinner in May in the restaurant. Do male diners have to wear shirts, ties and jackets please.
March 28, 2017|
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Response from wearyLondon | Reviewed this property |
shirt and jacket, wow dinner, plenty ££££.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$89 - $317
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighborhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 8866
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Dorchester
Description
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, the restaurant offers a 3 course set menu including wine, water and coffee. Private dining is also a must-try experience with the stunning Table Lumiere where guests can create their bespoke dining experience by choosing from specially selected sets of china by Hermes; the spacious Salon Park Lane bathed in natural light and the cosy Salon Prive.
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