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sketch Lecture Room and Library

#40 of 17,071 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Mayfair
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9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
+44 20 7659 4500
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sketch is a very trendy and theatrical London venue but it is not pretentious. Went for a birthday dinner with my partner. Enjoyed the spectacle of Sketch and enjoyed the food even more. The cheese course was the best I've ever eaten. Service was excellent. The only issue that I had with the experience was the dress code. On Sketch's... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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47 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is decorated to the extent of more than amazing. You have to come to see for yourself. Even their design of toilet is spectacular. Food ? Outstanding quality and no wonder it takes weeks in advance to book. Pricy is to be expected but it is worth a try. I liked the set lunch menu.

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Thank aysmak
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're familiar with the Michelin rating standard for french stared restaurant, then you know what to expect. Excellent and friendly service, exceptional food, great atmosphere. The location is also worth the trip : classy and original.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Lecture Room for my birthday with my wife and son. An outstanding experience. Decor is kitch but service is amazing and food very creative. We took the lunch with wine menu which is good value considering the quality of the food and the experience!

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London, United Kingdom
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330 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to this place to eat for quite a while and I'd forgot how unique it is. There are various bars which are all quirky/odd in their own way. One is a chincy type of room that does afternoon teas and seems to double up as a full blown bar with DJ in the evening. Another is like a... More 

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Fillongley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely dining room. Warm opulent and classy. Formal attentive service. Wonderful menu promises a lot and delivers. Maybe a touch over complicated but generally food is well presented and very tasty.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten in a lot of nice places and this is stunning and breathtaking and recommended for anyone.

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Thank rdachtler
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the delicious menu to the excellent wine recommendations, this restaurant did not stop exceeding all our expectations which were very high after reading all the great reviews. I recommend this restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of my favourite places anywhere. The service is exceptional, the food (small chic portions, but great even for a big eater like me- i can't complain) is incredible. The flavours, the conception... all add up to an experience which is only matched by the surroundings. Must tries- wage beef, scollops and the cuttle fish with... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose sketch lecture on the recommendation of a friend, and as an introduction to London for one of my best friends new partner. Sketch did not disappoint...from the confirmation of the booking to the reminder the day before, to the seating and service, this is what in my mind top tier restaurant service should be like...an overall experience. Everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$46 - $191
Cuisine
French, European, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighborhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7659 4500
Description
2 Michelin star-awarded Sketch offers a breathtaking gastronomic experience in the exclusive neighbourhood of Mayfair. The unique restaurant stretches over 4 spaces, covering everything from tea and pastries to French and European haute cuisine. The Lecture Room & Library is a sophisticated and exclusive dining area, awarded its first Michelin Star in 2005, along with 5 AA Rosettes. The tasting and a la carte menus are designed by the 3 Michelin-starred French master chef Pierre Gagnaire, while the acclaimed wine list was awarded 'Best Award for Excellence' by the Wine Spectator and AA Guide's Best UK Wine List.' There is a smart dress code and gentlemen are required to wear jackets The Gallery is a stylish and vibrant gastro-brasserie with 3 AA Rosettes. Surrounded by ever-changing site specific video exhibitions by emerging artists and designers, The Gallery also features hand painted Julie Verhoeven chairs. The magical ambience of The Glade's Swarovski encrusted and sunset-strewn woodland bar provides the perfect lounge setting. Elegant Louis XV seating features in the quirky and eccentric patisserie, restaurant and bar of The Parlour. Experience breakfast, comfort food and afternoon tea until the last drink before home.

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Mayfair
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 chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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