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sketch Lecture Room and Library

#47 of 17,068 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Mayfair
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9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
+44 20 7659 4500
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant offers an excellent service and the staff are extremely hospitable and accommodating. We went for dinner and although quite expensive this makes a great choice for a special occasion. The creativity of the presentation is something really quite wonderful and hard to beat. Will definitely be visiting again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful building on Conduit St, Sketch offers several restaurants and bars. The Lecture Room & Library, with 2 Michelin stars, is a great place for a great dinner. It is little expensive, but a great place in a wonderful location.

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Copthorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to 'Sketch' on Conduit Street in London. Wasn't sure exactly what to expect but had heard some great recommendations so were really looking forward to having dinner here and weren't disappointed in anyway at all! On arriving we were met by a charming young man, didn't get his name unfortunately except that he wore a light grey suit?... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Introduction: I have been to the Sketch on several occasions ranging from business, anniversaries and private over the last couple of years. The Sketch received a negative review in the Times which I cannot understand. Reception: always meticulous. There is a warm welcome and guests are accompanied from the reception to the table. The Place: Mayfair has a fair share... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Except the presentation of the plates, perfect ! Top service, friendly and pro Top sommelier Top food. Especially truffles starters. Top cheeses platters. Even with an "english" camembert ! And a ... Camembert ice cream !!!! :)

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Thank Olivier M
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a every day restaurant but a real treat. We went for the tasting menu with wine pairing and were given some mind blowing dishes especially the scallops and lobster bisque. The staff are all very professional, attentive without being intrusive, passionate and engaging. The setting is also very beautiful. It felt a real event and was a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The top tier restaurant in Sketch, a design "institution" in London and beyond its cities' limits, won't disappoint the open minded visitor. Each detail here is thought through, the food very solid, but not the main actor; this is the setting surrounding you and the crowd coming here. Don't miss your chance to stroll around the house before or after... More 

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Rayne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband here as an anniversary present and it delivered in every way. The service was impeccable and the food looked and tasted stunning. Being pregnant I was worried about the menu but they sat me down then explained exactly what they would be changing and that I need not to worry, they absolutely could not do enough... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Afternoon Tea. My daughters & I went for afternoon tea ,its very pink if you have daughters who love pink & are a bit older not suitable for under 10yrs .The loo,s are a oval shape if you need to go turn right @ the top of the stairs don,t go left as its the mens no sign to say... More 

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Solihull, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A second visit to Sketch Lecture Room & Library this week for a dinner sitting. I came here earlier in the year, again for dinner and I think I was wowed by the place and theatre but was not entirely enamoured by the food. On that visit we had the tasting menu, where every course came with at least three... 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
Brunch, 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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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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