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The striking 'Gallery' has a smart look from India Mahdavi and artwork from David Shrigley. At dinner the room transmogrifies from art gallery to fashi...
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Never been here so my review is based solely on the website. Was looking into afternoon tea. Couldn't read the menus at all on my phone, just about legible on the tablet. No prices to be seen so asked on the onlinechat but the virtual...assistant didn't understand the question. Tried going through the booking process to see if that would reveal the prices. Nope! Given up.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 days ago

We dined in the gallery restaurant late on Monday night – the place was full and buzzing. The food and service were sublime – I highly recommend the asparagus velouté and scallops and the deliciously warm crispy bread . My friend had the leek, fennel,...and smoked bacon dish - the presentation was awesome. Their flower show is in full bloom, we were presented with the cutest box of meadow seed balls as a keepsake – so refreshing to dine out and to be served by staff who really care. Keep up the good work sketch! 5 stars!More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch in the Garden room. Food looked nice but was uninteresting. Deserts was the best part Will not return, doubtfull I would recommend, perhaps for tea Conclusion, past the prime, a has been

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for a friends 50th birthday for Afternoon Tea. I was apprehensive as I hadn't been for some 7 years and I felt like the price had increased significantly. However, I would like to compliment all staff as they were attentive fro start to...finish. The food was amazing with all courses explained, as well as being able to replenish sandwiches and cakes if you so wished. There were no issues when we requested vegetarian and 'fussy eater' sandwiches. Nothing was too much trouble. The ambience with the sting quartet was really welcoming and we will definitely be returning soon as well as recommending.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sketch Gallery keeps on giving. One of the greatest spaces in London, now with a new art installation. Amazing food and service, great atmosphere, stylish friendly and efficient staff. Great food.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on the 4 of May for my daughters graduation very disappointed with the service seemed very rushed and understaffed no attention to detail no personal attention by staff I’ve been to many top restaurants in London and this is not one of them apart...from the decor avoid this one there are much better in London it’s a shame because I’ve visited the restaurant a few years ago and the experience and service was far better it’s not just about the food it’s about the service that makes the whole experience worth whileMore

Date of visit: May 2022
sketchmayfair, General Manager at Sketch Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear diner, Thank you very much for taking the time to offer your feedback through TripAdvisor. I am very disappointed that you did not enjoy your experience with us and found your service rushed; please rest assured that this is not our standard practice as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful BEAUTIFUL space, but that’s about it. Service is incredibly slow. Food is below average. DO NOT get the oysters w bananas. I forced myself to try a second but could not go any further. I had the tartare as my entree and it was...was too rich. Should have been served w some sort of bread or cracker. We watched the table next to us try and figure out how to get their way through the tartare as well trying desperately with French fries or bread but neither ate even half. The steak was average if that. We didn’t want to take our chances on dessert so left withoutMore

Date of visit: May 2022
sketchmayfair, General Manager at Sketch Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear diner, Thank you very much for taking the time to offer your feedback through TripAdvisor. I am very disappointed that you did enjoy the starter and main course during your visit, and that the oysters and steak tartare were not to your taste. Please...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was 6 of us in our group friends and family. We were magnificently looked after from the moment we stepped through the doors. Our food waiter Julian was extremely knowledgeable about the food menu and our sommelier Rafa paired the wines superbly. The new...gold setting of the room was so so stunning and made for a very ambient and beautiful glow to the room. It also made a beautiful backdrop for photos! All in all a wonderful evening was had by all. Thank you Sketch - we will be back🥂More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food … outstanding service in the restaurant … Josh our sommelier was lovely and so knowledgable , our glass was never empty he was fabulous and Adam was also wonderful , will certainly return soon , lamb and beef dishes were perfect .

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent visit to London, we visited Sketch to do a review of the newly refurbed gallery and afternoon tea. I had seen other negative reviews on TA before I went so I was prepared for issues. However, everything went very smoothly and I...loved the experience. The service was excellent, the food was great for a veggie and a vegan, the musicians were wonderful, and there was a relaxed and somewhat surreal atmosphere that made the experience even more enjoyable. The people serving were very good, particularly Stan who was polite, prompt, and attentive. Had a wonderful time, and although it is expensive, it is a fabulous treat. Will definitely visit again when I am next in London.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, Just go on-line and look at the different menu offerings. One thing is for sure the food was great and if in any doubt just ask the waiter. The staff were amazing when we went there in June during lock down
Lauren B
24 November 2019|
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Response from shiranyaa | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend to book a table also for drinks because the place can be very busy at night, especially at weekends. You can try walk in if you don't mind going to another place if the place is too busy.
talia b
23 November 2019|
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Response from Anabon | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea about their breakfast but, I would book the pink room. It’s just more unique. Enjoy
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Sketch Gallery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5