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#2,548 of 19,188 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with my boyfriend in the end of july. We went there because very interested in this Michelin star new in its genre, but unfortunately we walked out very unsatisfied. Nothing was bad but nothing was outstanding or memorable (as you expect when...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank valsi94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and experience at Ikoyi is fabulous! The tasting menu is made up of a great variety of unusual and delicious foods, it is filling but not over the top. I notified the restaurant about needing a gluten free meal when I booked and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a friend and it was spectacular. We had the 7-course tasting menu which was mostly based in West African ingredients but with such an innovative twist! I would highly recommend going, it’s a unique culinary experience. The decor of the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank sophie162017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your usual Michelin star restaurant at all. Quite informal with friendly knowledgeable staff. Loved the concept of no a la carte but blind tasting menu. Meant we tried things we may not have chosen to try such as calves brain pureed topped with beef...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Cheungster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to come here as West African influenced one Michelin star restaurant sounded interested. I love it was blind tasting menu as it made it interesting not knowing what was coming next. It also meant we ate things we may not have ordinarily ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank cheungster65
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

I must admit i didn’t know there is no menu...we arrived and where told there is a blind menu, and i said okay but every dish was a revelation of exceptional food... it wasn’t cheap but i enjoyed every dish... the staff is very attentive...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 673bw
Reviewed August 8, 2019

I have been there for lunch and I have got the set menu with suggested cocktail. Everything has been really good, completely new tastes and flavours for me, new spicies, it was really exiting! I have been really impressed by the aubergine fillet and also...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank throughmybackpack
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

An intimate restaurant right behind Sofitel St James. This is the kind of place to visit to try some new flavors That plays with your taste buds. They offer either a 7 or 9 set courses. We started with 7 but enjoyed the first two...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Buddakhan
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Lunch with friends in a classy St.James location. Food looked and tasted very interesting, we had the tasting menu to avoid the ‘tyranny of choice’ and found it stimulating. On the expensive side but the innovation made it seem ok. Service very friendly, informed and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Uktraveller84
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

I was deeply curious about Ikoyi. Having spent a bit of time visiting Nigeria, I’m still struggling a little in developing a taste for the food. A desperately need someone to hold my hand for this. My expectation was that Ikoyi would be a toned-down...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
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Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
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August 14, 2019|
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Response from nicolasw236 | Reviewed this property |
Baby friendly yes but unlikely to find baby friendly food there. Bring the babies food yourself
April 5, 2018|
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Response from LondonsDiningCouple | Reviewed this property |
There are just a couple vegetarian dishes on the present menu, which is truly limited. But, I suggest you call the restaurant and ask if they could edit some dishes on the menu as well, such as the smoked crab jollof rice... More
February 19, 2018|
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Response from J6284IFwilliamc | Reviewed this property |
I would share as they are so different but they aren’t designed to be large sharing plates!
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