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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

#248 of 18,195 Restaurants in London}
$$$$French, European,
53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
+44 20 7629 8866
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (160 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (82 reviews)
“lobster” (116 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Shockingly bad. Hard to justify even one Michelin star. Practically every dish was ordinary at best, tasteless at worst. Soup (a signature dish) was cold, fish over cooked, and the steak overdone. Sauces weak and flavourless. Dessert forgettable. Service average. Wine remained decanted for a...More

Thank monishsahni
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I recently enjoyed a fantastic dinner! We had the 7 course taster menu which was outstanding. The waiters were very attentive with a special mention to Zsolt and sommelier Ruben. Also thank you to Restaurant Manager Julien, whose recommendations were excellent ....More

Thank SheilaD007
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had the fixed price lunch and it was absolutely super. Great service, especially Phillippe who was really helpful. They catered for one wheat allergy and a vegetarian with ease and grace. The food was excellent including amuse boches and a selecting of sweets and macarons...More

Thank G F
Reviewed 4 days ago

the title of my review says it all. Great location and great atmosphere. the food was out of this world. Enjoyed the 7 course season menu with every course a pleasure to look at and eat.More

Thank Ben D
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your most wonderful feedback. I am delighted to note that your dining experience in Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester was such a memorable experience. I will gladly share your comments with the teams and I very much look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited for lunch as a birthday present. Staff were attentive and the service throughout the meal was wonderful, the food was exquisite and presented beautifully. Every course was a delight, the paired wines were outstanding. We enjoyed the whole experience very much and will be...More

Thank Sarah M
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to welcome you to the restaurant recently and I would like to thank you for your kind review following your lunch. I am delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience. Your kind comments on the cuisine, in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Understated excellent service and food. They would accommodate to any special request with pleasure. This was our second visit for Lunch and enjoyed our time thoroughly. We try to visit Michelin star restaurants when in London and this one is right at the top of...More

Thank j d
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review following your return visit to Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I will make sure to share your kind feedback with our teams and look forward to your next visit....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The night before we were set to dine at The Dorchester we read the reviews for lunch that mentioned disappointment in the service and briefly questioned our reservation we had already set up. We are so glad we kept our reservation. The entire experience was...More

Thank FatdogThyme
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very positive review following your lunch at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am very happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and that everything was to your satisfaction. I will gladly share your comments with the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Holding a conference at The Dorchester, we chose to entertain our speakers in Alain Ducasse and nobody was dissapointed! The service in the hotel bar and then the restaurant is just superb, attentive without being intrusive. On our table we had a mix of the...More

Thank Chris P
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a kind review following your visit to the restaurant. Your enthusiastic comments on the cuisine and service are greatly appreciated and I will be sure to pass your comments onto the teams. I hope to have the opportunity of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing to say here is that the food was excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Eating at a 3 Michelin starred restaurant was on my ‘To Do’ list and I am pretty happy I took the opportunity to take advantage of a...More

2  Thank Stephan M
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderfully thorough review of your recent dining experience at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. I am delighted to read that your enjoyed your time with us, and will gladly share your comments with the teams as it is a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The tasting menu was fantastic and the service very good and to be expected at this type of establishment. The only slight let down was our sommelier who didn't perhaps seem quite as knowledgeable as we...More

Thank 808susie
AlainDucasseLondon, Restaurant Director at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Your kind recommendation of Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester is sincerely appreciated. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your dining experience, and I will ensure to communicate your comments...More

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Benny B
20 July 2017|
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Response from Monica B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, certainly go on your own. The staff are very friendly and you will be made very welcome. Try phoning them on 0207 629 8866. Enjoy!
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KBeth00
29 April 2017|
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Response from qwertyStockholm | Reviewed this property |
I ask the same question. They can mix, but "dont" rekomend it". We hade two different tasting menys
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shirt and jacket, wow dinner, plenty ££££.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$92 - US$330
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 8866
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Dorchester
Description
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester offers contemporary French cuisine in the sleek Jouin Manku designed dining-room along with a professional, bespoke and friendly service orchestrated by Restaurant Director Damien Pepin and his energetic team. Executive Chef, Jean-Philippe Blondet interprets Alain Ducasse's cuisine with a modern and refined approach, consistently championing and enhancing current seasonal produce, much of which is sourced from British and French suppliers. Signature dishes include "Saute gourmand" of lobster, truffled chicken quenelles and homemade pasta; Dry aged beef, artichokes and bone marrow, and the delicate Baba like in 'Monte-Carlo'. A perfect place for a savvy lunch, the restaurant offers a 3 course set menu including wine, water and coffee. Private dining is also a must-try experience with the stunning Table Lumiere where guests can create their bespoke dining experience by choosing from specially selected sets of china by Hermes; the spacious Salon Park Lane bathed in natural light and the cosy Salon Prive.
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