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The Fat Duck

Opec House High Street, Bray on Thames SL6 2AQ, England
+44 1628 580333
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Opec House High Street, Bray on Thames SL6 2AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The experience was amazing!! I have to say that Erika our story teller was truly brilliant, such a young girl but wonderful, she is going to go far!! The meal was a journey some ups and downs but one to truly remember. no photos submitted...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carla-Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tip: this is the man that bought the world scrambled eggs and bacon ice cream, so expect imagination, theatre, and a non traditional lunch. Bookings are 5 months in advance and the whole month is booked out in 7 minutes (check the website for opening...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited there on 11/12/18 for a family occasion and was not disappointed, food was excellent as was staff and service. Yes there is a bit of theatre in the focus of meal with the storytelling but the food was extremely good if odd at times...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JGSG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine that you are sitting in the some kind of lab where they are serving food. Price is like you are in Porsche shop but it is WORTH IT, oh yes if you are planning on going ring their phone because no reservation=no table

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Vlaho J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the Fat Duck (previously visited 6 years ago) and we enjoyed it just as much the second time as we did the first. The whole meal is a journey (and took approximately 4 hours!) but this makes the experience...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rachel8787
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in December with clients & colleagues. Jolly, jolly expensive - ended up paying over £2,500 for 4 of us (we had the mid point wine pairing choice). The theatrics are good, as is the science & chemistry, but it went on a bit too...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank StonioBonio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Bray for lunch and just had the most wonderful experience - the attention to detail to make our time with this Restaurant was amazing. From the moment you arrive Staff attend to your every desire. The food is exquisite, quality, presentation is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Narelle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a difficult one, the presentation is superb but let down by the taste of the food. It’s so sad as the dishes look amazing but let down by the taste. I need to be balanced here, we save up to treat ourselves and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richardbM1974CK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After (im)patiently waiting for the day to arrive my husband and I were just a little bit excited that we would be dining at The Fat Duck - something we had both wanted to tick off the bucket list. Well... £1000 later and it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VictoriaRedmond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very lovey experience although a bit expensive. But you are only 50 once. Before you even get there they make you feel Special. You have a storyteller (we have Eva) who calls you and explains what well happen. Most maybe not all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LittleWii
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Diana A
January 6, 2019|
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Response from LittleWii | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure but you have to book at least 3 months in advance and only online and it sells out really quickly. Tickets go on sale at midday and by 12.15 sold out. So you need to be on the ball if you want a certain date and... More
November 25, 2018|
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Response from Alan7777777777 | Reviewed this property |
The day is a wonderful experience and you get 16 courses, although some are smaller than others. You will feel full at the end but not stuffed. When we went a few months ago it was themed as a day in the life of Heston (as... More
September 15, 2018|
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Response from nette08 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They have a very extensive drinks selection, the restaurant will be in touch with you before your visit so you can always mention it to them then. They are always accommodating Enjoy, it is Fabulous
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$283 - $283
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opec House High Street, Bray on Thames SL6 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bray on Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 580333
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