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The Goring Dining Room

15 Beeston Place | Nr Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England
+44 20 7396 9000
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Beeston Place | Nr Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

The Goring dining room has a whiff of opulence and a sprinkling of old grandeur. It exudes a tranquil ambience.So you can wax lyrical about the surroundings of the dining room but the food has to match and it doesn't disappoint My sea bream tartare...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Superb food, excellent Merlot, wonderful service in a restaurant teaming with love and customer care. The lounge also prepares you for a special Dinner in a relaxing ambiance to experience.

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Reviewed April 9, 2017

I was very impressed with my experiences dining at The Goring as I was made to feel at home by the staff who struck the right balance between friendliness and efficient professionalism and it was a nice touch to be referred to by name when...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This was our first meal at the Goring, and we were meeting a friend over from Singapore who knows her food and more so her wine. We had a bottle of fizz and some very pleasant nibbles in the bar, there was no rushing to...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

This was a business dinner in March 2017 for 4. If you want a restaurant where you can hear the conversation round the table, where staff glide unseen, where the clientele look like they were heading for Buckingham Palace but took a wrong turn, where...More

Thank Noel G
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The Goring is just across the road from Buckingham Palace, and regular diners like to claim to have seen the Queen tucking into a meal here. Maybe they have - she had apparently slipped in for lunch in a private room a few days earlier...More

Thank mickchickuk
Reviewed April 4, 2017

With easy access to the Palace, even the Queen is a frequent visitor to the Goring. Not just for the royals but an enjoyable experience for all. Attention to detail is 5 star and the food too. Not rushed or too noisy, the dining room...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

As a birthday treat, we decided to take up the Daily Telegraph offer of a 3 course lunch plus a glass of champagne for a reasonable price. The hotel is very elegant as you would expect. The dining room is understated but still stylish. We...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for Sunday lunch. Entering the Goring is like stepping through a time warp, I half expected to see Dame Maggie and her Downton family in the drawing room. The food revolution has left the "luncheon" menu here untouched. Roast beef, Dover sole,...More

Thank StewartRobert
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This restaurant has a very pleasing atmosphere and senior staff are polite. On the last occasion we were disenchanted as one of our guests was unhappy with his tough beef and all the waiter could say was 'I'm sorry'. It would have put the whole...More

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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August 28, 2016|
Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
There's no need to book; you just walk in whether you are resident or not. If you are a bigger party you would need to book. For safety I suggest you call the Dining Room
March 19, 2016|
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Response from Jo_nelson | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but it may be a bit short notice for Easter now, I know they are very busy on holidays. Good Luck, you won't regret it if you get in.
March 19, 2016|
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Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
We booked on open table. You could book direct with the hotel. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Beeston Place | Nr Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighborhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7396 9000
Located in the exclusive area of Belgravia, The Dining Room is an elegant setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Under the expert guidance of Executive Chef Shay Cooper, the menu of refined British food using the finest quality produce has attracted great interest on the London restaurant scene. Bathed in natural light by day and sumptuously aglow with custom Swarowski chandeliers at night, this David Linley designed restaurant has a special ambience to accompany the fine cuisine. Alongside an extensive wine and Champagne menu carefully selected by the Head Sommelier, the Bar & Lounge offers an irresistible cocktail list. With a menu that boasts Romney Marsh lamb, glazed lobster omelette, Scottish halibut and Beef Wellington, The Dining Room offers inspiring, delectable British cuisine and an indulgent dessert menu to suitably round off lunch or dinner. A truly special restaurant experience in the heart of Belgravia, The Dining Room at The Goring is within easy reach of London' finest theatres, luxurious department stores and boutique designer shops.
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