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L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon

13-15 West Street, London WC2H 9NE, England
+44 20 7010 8600
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 19 min
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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13-15 West Street, London WC2H 9NE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a French Sunday Roast at L'Atelier Joel Robuchon.... I want to come back there!!! The quality of food and Service is amazing. The glazed vegetables were perfect, the meat was amazing, and you can taste probly the best purée (mashed potatoes, yes these...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cold welcome and 20 minutes seating delay Most of the menu was not available Bad seating in a cold corner Food is globally average Very expensive, over rated

Thank robuchjoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will be hard pressed to find better food. The staff are knowledgeable but friendly and unpretentious. The atmosphere at lunch is very buzzy. However it is expensive apart from set menus which are very reasonable. Hard to find wine that was not very expensive....More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Refined, beautiful and excellent. Actually very reasonably price compared to many other tables in London. A must go for anyone looking for great and original meal.

Thank Raphael V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambience was great, but a little dim in on some tables. There was the open kitchen and the orders were fired on the "per table" basis, which was expected for a fine-dining establishment. Each course arrived together, the food items and the recommended way...More

Thank Fadzillah A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and this is a restaurant on three floors. We have tried both levels and the bar at the top. Its nicely laid out. Downstairs is more casual dining around one of the kitchens with high stools etc., First floor more traditional. The food...More

Thank CAL M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

@29£ you have to pre order your 3 courses (only online reservation possible). Great lunch that was as excellent as expected. Anytime again!

Thank Toby_Checkhov_ZH
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We thought their London branch would be a top notch, but it was not... Dining room was not nice. Too much food smell, too warm and with not a tasty decoration. Food was very good, but not with same standard of their other locations. Same...More

Thank TravelCoachOriginal
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Lucky enough to get in on the act 8th July Homemade bun waggu beef patty home made tomato sauce home made mayo black tomato and onion Crinkle cut fries Burger cooked by the chef in front of a full house, dressed for the occasion (what...More

Thank glenjohn41
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The food is 5 stars. Service is 3. Ambiance is vey nice, no views. So here is my concern about the service. Heavily accented captain at our table made it difficult to understand our food selections. I am not a Philistine but "quail" should not...More

Thank Douglas A
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Smart casual would be fine (for gentlemen, khaki slacks and a blazer with a nice shirt -- tie optional). Feel free to dress up a bit better if you'd like, but it isn't necessary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$59 - US$284
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 West Street, London WC2H 9NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7010 8600
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Description
Drawing on Joel Robuchon's internationally renowned culinary expertise, already accredited with several Michelin Stars at restaurants throughout the world, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon's philosophy is based on serving simple cuisine of the most exceptional quality. This London restaurant has been awarded Michelin Star, as well as 3 AA Rosettes, establishing it as one of the most exceptional places to dine in London. Robuchon's menu delights the palate with clean insightful flavours and refreshingly understated presentation. The dishes are predominantly French with Italian and Spanish influences. The dining experience at L'Atelier is an interactive one. On the ground floor, the eating counter surrounds the entire kitchen where the food is prepared. Robuchon sees the immediate benefit of this Japanese-inspired layout to chefs, as one can gauge the reaction of clients, and even converse with them whilst they watch their food being prepared. Unlike the sister restaurants in Paris and Tokyo, the London restaurant also has another 20 seats where diners can sit opposite each other. Meanwhile, La Cuisine on the first floor offers more traditional restaurant seating in a setting that could be likened to dining in the kitchen itself. Wherever you are seated you will enjoy the highest quality food in an informal, convivial environment. Valet parking is also available. Please note, last reservations are taken half an hour prior to closing time. Dress code: Smart Casual, shorts are not permitted.
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