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sketch Lecture Room and Library

#47 of 17,712 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Mayfair
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9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
+44 20 7659 4500
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Incredible experience. From the entry foyer to the themed room decors. Brilliant designs in upscale Mayfair. We opted for lunch in the Lecture Room versus High Tea downstairs. A little more elegant and a full three course meal with optional cheese boards. Pierre Gagnaire and his team have created a menu beyond criticism. Presented beautifully in a stunning maroon and... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this restaurant to celebrate our daughters 18th and had the evening tasting menu. My husband and I have been fortunate to eat in some of the best restaurants in the UK and beyond and this is now top of our list as the best yet. Couldn't fault it at all. The food was beautifully presented, delicious and plentiful.... More 

Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved lunch 6 weeks ahead, luckily we were able to get a table. The Sketch is located just off Regent street, the great service began the moment we walked into the building, coat checked, accompanied to the Formal dining room, the most beautiful and special Christmas tree we have ever seen was set up in center of the dining... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is one of the best place in London and a truly wonderful and unexpected levels of service and deliverance. we came here and stayed for a 2 hour wining and dining and everything was top notch. would highly recommend it especially for a group.

Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, great service, veery good taste in decoration, good passion fruit cocktails, not cheap but worth it. We only had a problem at the door when why tried to enter next day night: it was not even 11.30 and were told at the door that it was too late. We were appropiately and fancy dressed. Be careful with that... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From The Moment you step in you are in for a whole body sensory experience from the floor coverings to the toilets and of course the food and service experience. Gentleman must of course dress for the occasion with a jacket. we had the full tasting menu this can take a few hours so be prepared our table was booked... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are constructively critical, always, yet our experience here was MEMORABLE, PERFECT, FAULTLESS! The arrival, immediate connection, theatre of entering the restaurant itself and the attention to our requirements from the first second to the last was impeccable. We opted for the tasting menu but selected our own wines. Every course exceeded expectations and was a wonderfully presented art work,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sketch is not just a top-notch restaurant. It is a wonderful experience which involves all your senses. It starts at the exact moment that you step in. Sit down, relax. Enjoy the elegant atmosphere and let yourself be guided by the fantastic waiters and by the sommelier. They will provide all the information that you need. The menu is renewed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about sketch is amazing. So much effort goes into all aspects. The food is delicious and the service is wonderful so friendly and knowledgable. All service staff are so attentive I would recommend to anyone. Great place

bracknell berkshire
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123 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon our arrival the entrance hall was brilliantly decorated with Christmas trees and fake snow. We were taken to our table where a huge Christmas tree stood in the middle of the 2 dining areas on the first floor.The decor is very quirky brightly lit and considering the table are fairly close no intrusive noise from other tables. We went... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$179
Cuisine
French, European, British, 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 Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: 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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