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The Wolseley

160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
+44 20 7499 6996
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
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1 - 10 of 5,942 reviews

Reviewed today

We took our daughter here for Cream Tea on a Thursday after. We had a lovely view from what felt like a perch above the main floor of this beautiful restaurant. The tea service was lovely, the scones, clotted cream and jelly were just alright,...More

Thank heathervI4665OF
Reviewed today

Best location, interior, food, staffs, atmosphere, tradition... My all time favourite on earth indeed.

Thank Joey85244
Reviewed today

The Wolseley building opened in 1921 as a car showroom, hence the name. It later became a banking hall and then a Chinese restaurant. Chris Corbin and Jeremy King took it over in 2003 and made it into the first of their grand European-style all-day...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed today

The place is neat, nicely decorated and it appears that everything in the room had been thoroughly organized in the right way. The food is not the best in London but the atmosphere is so great that you are forgiving. A few meters from my...More

Thank jmLondon845
Reviewed yesterday

To be honest the facade is the star here. Food is ok and I guess when you expect more - you are bound to be disappointed which is very sad but when they cant get the Schnitzel right ... well why advertise it and its...More

1  Thank FairSView
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited to celebrate my partner's birthday and it was a true birthday treat from start to finish. Martin, our waiter, once again, was a true star. They work their waiters hard but nothing is too much trouble and there's an unflappable elegance to the...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wolseley is a London classic for afternoon tea. The place is always crowded, the staff is a bit pretentious. The walkins have to wait their tables on the right side of the restaurant where there is also a small bar. Always book in advance. The...More

1  Thank eedoublee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The whole experience was disappointing. The table was booked for 9.30, yet we had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. We were seated at the worst table in the room: adjacent to the service area with two guests facing the wall. The food was...More

1  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm based in Washington, DC, and was searching for an elegant location to host a meal/discussion for 10 people in Central London. Breakfast seemed to be the option that was most affordable and that most people could attend. I found the Wolseley via a Google...More

1  Thank mgips
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely building inside. Really good service and food was gorgeous would definately do back for breakfast and would love to try other food

1  Thank hotkez69
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12 January 2018|
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Response from Jonathan D | Reviewed this property |
Not obligatory but this is a venue where you would look out of place in jeans and trainers. Smart casual I would say with or without a jacket. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$93
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 6996
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Description
The Wolseley offers several menus in the Grand Café tradition including breakfast, morning pastries, afternoon tea, and an all day menu with sandwiches, salads, crustacea and plats du jour. We are open seven days a week.
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