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Sketch Lecture Room and Library

9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XG, England
+44 20 7659 4500
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (103 reviews)
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French, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dropped in here for a coffee to get out of the rain. Wonderful reception at the door from helpful guy who gave us plastic bags for our umbrellas..... so far so good...... The room itself on the ground floor is charming. I should also...More

Thank andrewchambers2017
sketchmayfair, Director of Operations at Sketch Lecture Room and Library, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear andrewchambers2017, Thank you very much for taking the time to offer your feedback through TripAdvisor. I am very disappointed to read that you felt let down by your recent visit to sketch; please rest assured that we take all feedback extremely seriously. If you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came for my husband birthday dinner, during our short London visit for just a coupple of days. Decided to come based on this site recommendations...and we have been in many other Michelin 2&3 stars restaurants before, and all over the world. Here, the place...More

Thank Simona D
sketchmayfair, Director of Operations at Sketch Lecture Room and Library, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Simona D, Thank you very much for taking the time to offer your feedback through TripAdvisor. I am very disappointed to read that you felt let down by the food on your recent visit to sketch; please rest assured that we take all feedback...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate at three Michelin stars restaurants, two Michelin stars restaurants and one star Michelin restaurants... this was the most expensive and by far (close to 600£). For this amount of money they should have been perfect... it was not. Surrounding, decorations, atmosphere... everything about...More

Thank Moshe D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for the first time recently for our monthly date night, as we were one of the first to arrive we were given a window view table which was a really nice touch. Wow. I now understand why he has raved on about...More

Thank Tare U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As usual in this kind of restaurants everything was perfect: delicate food, subtle wine, very helpful staff. I chose the tasting fish and meat menu (caviar, sea urchin, grouse, ...) and all was delightful. The design is original (I felt a bit being in Alice...More

Thank riddikulus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I celebrated my birthday at the lecture room and library and it became a very special one - it startet with a very warm welcome by the Restaurant Manager and a wonderful recommendation for wine and food by the Sommelier and our french waiter. The...More

Thank Saesselyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited Sketch Lecture Room and Library a couple of times previously, I was tempted back twice early in 2016 to “show off” the place to a friend and then to my mother. Bizarre that I felt a need to show if off but there...More

Thank Kippers60
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 Richard W
Reviewed 7 October 2017

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
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$191
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, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
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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