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The Wallace

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Hertford House Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England
+44 20 7563 9505
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Tickhill, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had tea and cakes as a pick me up as we were visiting the Wallace collection. It was only early afternoon but they had run out of some cakes. A reflection on the demand from customers. What we had was very good. I got the impression that many people come here to eat without visiting the house so it can... More 

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Thank Alan B
Paris, France
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful place for afternoon tea. Delicious scones and cream, nice tea selection. Disorganized staff, nobody really seemed to be in charge here, we had to ask twice for plates, cutlery.

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Thank FranceSuedeSuisse
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked afternoon tea for a large family group for my birthday. We arrived and the table was all set up and ready, due to having lots of us with dietary restrictions the hostess was very accommodating and gave us a few different options to accommodate us all. We had mentioned some of them previously over the phone so that they... More 

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Thank Alex C
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in a lovely courtyard flooded with light from the huge lantern overhead. The menu is interesting but somewhat pricey for what you get. We have been here for coffee and for lunch on a couple of occasions and have found the service to be rather inefficient (and not particularly friendly). The chili con carne was tasty (small... More 

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Thank Maureen G
Branford, Connecticut
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located right in the museum and you have two choices. The Bistro or the regular restaurant. The restaurant is more expensive than the bistro. I would recommend the avocado toast. It was wonderful. We also had their soup of the day which was butternut squash and carrot which was absolutely delicious.

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Thank Janet C
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, our three kids, my in-laws and I had lunch at the Wallace recently. The booking was made for 1pm but was easily changed to midday. The restaurant area is gorgeous. Service was good. The kids menu is not extensive but definitely had great choices for my 3. Two had pasta, one had fish & chips. The adults were... More 

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Thank wherelolawent
London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Booked by telephone in the morning, with a friendly and cheery voice,upon arrival was told the booking system was down, but the lady remembered my by name, and couldn't have been nicer. Very nice starter and mains for the five of us, and generally unobtrusive service, but don't keep asking how things were, please. Not a cheap meal , but... More 

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Thank Paul H
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Dinner on Saturday evening at the Wallace was a pleasant affair, and it was difficult to understand why the place was so empty. (We spoke to the maitre d' after our meal, and he said Friday nights are very popular, but it's harder to get people in on a Saturday.) The menu was an original display of mostly Mediterranean inspired... More 

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London, UK
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125 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at the Wallace on several occasions and yesterday was the best. Excellent fish starter and very good lamb cooked nicely pink (plenty of it too). Loaned-in young manager from the National Gallery is clearly making a difference. Great ambience under the glass atrium but not a venue for hot summer days NB. under-floor heating makes for a comfortable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I came for afternoon tea with friends and was very disappointed. The service was possibly some of the worst I've ever experienced, miserable, rude unhelpful staff. Because some of us shared a plate tower our scones were put on the same plate which was fine, but when we asked for more jam and cream (because we were supposed to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, British
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hertford House Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Marylebone
  • Neighborhood: Marylebone
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7563 9505
Description
Flooded with natural light, dotted with trees and sculptures, The Wallace restaurant offers al fresco dining indoors. Dine under the stars on our sumptuous evening menu, offering the very best in modern-French cuisine and made from the finest British produce. Enjoy an Afternoon Tea of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones, Cornish clotted cream, Peyton & Byrne preserves and a delicious medley of cakes. Located at the heart of the esteemed Wallace Collection, this restaurant is a perfect, pink oasis away from London's hustle and bustle.

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