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“Great atmosphere, great food”
Review of Wiltons

Ranked #71 of 22,516 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $46 - $195
Cuisines: Seafood, European, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: St. James's
Description: Wiltons, established in 1742, has consistently enjoyed a reputation as the epitome of fine British dining in London. George William Wilton provided the finest oysters to the traders of London"s Haymarket. Today Wiltons continues that tradition and continues to serve the finest oysters, seafood and game. Wiltons combines a modern philosophy on service with all that is traditionally British to create the perfect dining experience. If you are making a reservation for groups of 6 or more, please contact Wiltons directly. Should you have any special requests i.e birthday cakes or champagne, please advise Wiltons immediately upon making your reservation. We politely ask that gentlemen wear long sleeved shirts and long trousers, no sportswear or open toed sandals.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, great food”
Reviewed April 21, 2011

10/10 for atmosphere and food. If money is just an irritation in your life this is home from home.

  • Visited April 2011
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Thank rs91
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Basel, Switzerland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“British classic at its best”
Reviewed September 8, 2010

The ultimate restaurant in London for fine dining & impeccable service. You might even spot the other member of parliament or some old aristocracy. Oysters, fish and game are a must. Place & sole highly recommendable. I am going there whenever I am in London as otherwise I have missed something important! However on the pricier side.
They even lately promote their home delivery and picnic hampers. Recular e-mail infos once you have registred on their web-site.

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1 Thank berger_jewel
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Portsmouth United kingdom
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“England at it's best”
Reviewed August 30, 2010

Quintesentially english, albeit with afew foreign staff, but the backbone, english, a world class, supper, had with my friends, a little old fashioned, but isn't taht the beauty of the spot, 1742 founded, surely thats before america..even,

Lovely ambience friday night, filled to the brim, foie gras for satrter, and lobster for main, to die for, yes i can see the fashionistas complaining in earlier reviews, but this is england,Andrew Turner top drawer chef, a credit, yes old school, but hey thats the beauty of the place...

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Thank kjh777
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London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Disappointing for somewhere with such heritage”
Reviewed July 18, 2010

I'd heard a lot about this place, so when one of my agencies asked to take me out, I chose here. It's in the heart of old fashioned London (St James), surrounded by tailors and gentlemen's clubs. It is all wood-panelled and very formal and stuffy, which can be fun, but it was overdone here. They forced my guest from Vietnam to wear a jacket as all gentlemen have to wear a jacket to dine. Food was pretty average, but bloody expensive, however my dessert, the summer pudding was excellent. We asked for oysters but they claimed to sell them from September onwards... a ridiculous guide from the days before refrigeration.

They try and play up the 'Ohhh, Look how establishment English we are", but all the waiters are foreign from Poland and Eastern Europe and sometimes they did not understand our requests.

Hugely disappointing. Go to Rules instead.

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1 Thank Alistairio
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“Wiltons - timeless”
Reviewed November 9, 2009

What a place - the food wine and service lovely. It was very homely the perfect venue for a cosy meal perfect for a Christmas treat.

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Thank KMS61Gosport
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