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Bel Canto Restaurant

67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
+44 20 7262 1678
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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French, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The idea of opera singing waiters conjures up something either very tacky singing or badly cooked meal. My wife and I were totally blown away by the food, service and the singing! There have been praised by many previous reviews and these are very well...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner booked this for a birthday treat. I will admit that we we first arrived I was a little put off by the opera costumes on dummies, which made it look like a tourist trap. Also, the venue is a little off the beaten...More

Thank firkinboo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine dining being served by opera singers has to be ideal for that special night out. Well run restaurant, plenty of room and not rushed out for a second sitting.More

Thank zdz2014
jpmaurel, Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Bel Canto on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your opera dining experience. We agree - having a range of brilliant opera performers acting as your server between arias is a brilliant...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This place is so so awesome!! I am not an opera type but read reviews of this restaurant and thought - why the hell not!! I was not disappointed!!! The food was to die for, the service was great and the waiters and waitresses sung...More

1  Thank Dave C
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Dave C, Thank you for taking the time to leave such wonderful feedback! It's so lovely to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of your Bel Canto experience, and that the food and opera entertainment exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Table of 4 sir? Certainly. Glass of Champagne? No problem! Sing you an Aria? Of course madam no problem. Some of the best opera singers to entertain you up close and personal..... a brilliant concept and a fab night out. Food was good, ambience was...More

1  Thank Mr F T
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Mr F T, We're so happy to hear that you loved your Bel Canto experience and that our team were able to cater to your requests! It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed the food, the atmosphere, but most importantly, the singing of...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We were group of friends on opera tour so could not miss this restaurant. Some of waiters double up as opera singers. So whilst we are enjoying our better than average meal we were serenaded with arias and ensembles from well known and some not...More

2  Thank Vic H
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear Vic H, It's great to hear that you chose to include us in your opera tour of London! We always like to hear from our guests about how they found their Bel Canto experience and we're happy that you found the food to your...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went down to London for Business and just walking out the hotel found this lovely place, staff is lovely and very welcoming, food extremely well presented and lovely!!! could not fault anything at all, I cant wait to come back to London with friends and...More

Thank mariarivera3003
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi mariarivera3003, It's excellent to hear that the whole Bel Canto experience was so enjoyable for you. Thank you for choosing to dine with us during your London business trip and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! All the best,...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great night. The setting was great, the food was good, the drinks were fairly priced but the main reason for going was the performers. They were brilliant last night and made the evening great fun. Well worth a try!More

1  Thank davidwT2483ES
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear davidwT2483ES, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such lovely feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening at Bel Canto and that the food, drinks, and music all contributed to a brilliant dining experience! Best wishes, Bel Canto...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place is definitely different, it's a little twee and the food is fine but it's all about the singing really. We were allocated possibly the worst table in the house, just about as far from the action as possible (table 1). This didn't detract...More

1  Thank Nidgehammer
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review Bel Canto! We are delighted to see that you've rated us as a 4 star restaurant (though frankly we like to aim a bitter higher!). As you have so meticulously catalogued your feedback, I would...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

As a gift for Special Birthdays I have booked and arranged a night at Bel Canto for family, but have never been myself. I have always been told what a fabulous night they had etc... etc.... so as we were visiting London I decided it...More

1  Thank judgebabes
jpmaurel, General Manager at Bel Canto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Judgebabes1, Thank you for the truly wonderful review! We're over the moon that you had such an enjoyable evening with us. We're very happy that you enjoyed all the food and the wine selection, and that you loved the opera entertainment. Thank you for...More

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hemlazera
18 March 2017|
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Response from jpmaurel | Property representative |
Hello, They sing mainly :Verdi,Puccini,Rossini,Bizet,Donizetti......... Pieces of Carmen,Rigoletto,Il barbiere di Sevilla,Don Juan,La Bohème and a lot of other Opera hits! Come and enjoy!
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oksanamorozova
7 March 2017|
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Response from BrondesburyPark | Property representative |
Hello Moe, If this is your first time at Bel Canto I would recommend to book 7pm slot to enjoy more singing. You dont need to worry about vacating your table - you are more than welcome to stay with us untill 11pm if... More
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Frances20152015
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Yes we do. Please visit our website and click on Gift Cards button
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$73 - US$102
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Bayswater Road | Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London W2 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7262 1678
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Description
Located just a few minutes from Lancaster Gate tube station, Bel Canto is suitable for all events and celebrations including birthdays and romantic evenings. Our opera restaurant attracts everyone from opera enthusiasts to curious tourists and culinary explorers. The classic French menu changes seasonally, and is complemented by a diverse selection of both French and Italian wines. Bel Canto has approximately 60 artists on rotation. Every evening 4 singers and a pianist will perform a variety of arias from celebrated operas. The talented waiting staff will belt out everything from Verdi to Wagner while serving fine French cuisine! During the evening you will receive a glass prosecco to join in with the artists to toast with them for the "Libiamo" of the "Traviatta"! Bel Canto is an intimate Restaurant and is decorated with ruby red wallpaper, ornate opera costumes and crisp white linens. Bel Canto offers truly unique and intimate dining experience - the whole team cannot wait to share with you!
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