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Sketch Lecture Room and Library

9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XG, England
+44 20 7659 4500
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (107 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (40 reviews)
“foie gras” (25 reviews)
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French, European, Fusion
9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a surprise to see a non tradicional restaurant decoration. Good food and service. Don’t miss to go to bathroom 🤔

Thank eaguedes
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tea rooms may come and go! Sketch has not been around very long, but I hope it stays! Yes, High Tea at Sketch is expensive. We loved the starter with a bit of caviar and egg! The offering when we visited included a Chicken Coronation...More

Thank Dcn Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What dining rooms. What an occasion the team makes this. Paris comes to town. Beautiful food a composition of flavours. Decent portions too. Service is formal but if you want things more relaxed they realise and interact accordingly. Food deserves it's two star rating as...More

Thank jjjp111
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at the Lecture Room for my Girlfriends birthday last week. From the moment we arrived, we were blown away by the attention to detail from the staff. The hostess was very welcoming and our French waiter was extremely knowledgeable and attentive. The blonde...More

Thank Gerald M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I should mention that on the day of my visit, the uber-chef Pierre Gagnaire happened to be in the kitchen and I feel that the food could not have been better. Everything was really top notch, especially the Vegetables scented like a Hermes perfume. Coated...More

Thank clivec8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was beautiful setting at Library room, excellent wine, and service. We felt very special there. However, most dishes were disappointing, especially bird and dessert. Having said that, I would love to go again with a right companion just to spend the nice afternoon. It...More

1  Thank kazouk
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A fabulous experience and cocktails sent from heaven. The staff were delightful and made the service run like clockwork. Prices are a little steep but if your in London save a little bit extra for a treat while you are there! The toilets are like...More

2  Thank biancaPreston
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is my gold standard. The ambience, the food and the service made for the most incredible experience ever. What more can I say.

Thank dr0livia
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I took my best friend for an Afternoon Tea experience at Sketch today. It was a bit of a treat, something we try to do at least once a year and Sketch did not disappoint. The selection of sandwiches and cakes were out of this...More

2  Thank katemilli89
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Having dined at Pierre Gagnaire’s namesake restaurant in Paris, we were anxious to try Sketch’s Lecture Room and Library, where Mr. Gagnaire is executive chef. We made our way through the Friday evening throngs to the building housing the restaurant located in Mayfair that also...More

Thank cnalsc
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
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James I
30 November 2016|
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Response from jlo44 | Reviewed this property |
sorry only just saw this im not sure we had set menu
June M
15 July 2016|
Response from Asle81 | Reviewed this property |
yes, it should be stated on their webpage (price and what is on it)
June M
15 July 2016|
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Response from alain p | Reviewed this property |
Sketch Lecture Room & Library offers a Gourmet Rapide Lunch starting at £35 a person and going up to £53 including 1/2 a bottle of wine and 1/2 a bottle of mineral water.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$193
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7659 4500
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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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