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Pollen Street Social

8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NG, England
+44 20 7290 7600
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (214 reviews)
“tasting menu” (197 reviews)
“mushroom tea” (71 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were delighted to be able to get a table at Pollen Street Social. Very easy to book on line - NO DEPOSIT required ( a change from the way Cape Town restaurants have gone) The service staff were exceptional, attention to detail - all...More

Thank AllyCat333
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear AllyCat333, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review following your experience at Pollen Street Social. We are thrilled with your comments and we very much look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus General Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a wonderful lunch here on Monday. The food was outstanding, the service exceptional, great ambience and it all made a very memorable experience. I can't wait to return next time I'm in town. the sommelier picked a perfect wine which was delicious.More

Thank H M D
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear H M D, Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to write your review following your meal at Pollen Street Social. It was a pleasure taking care of you and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had lunch today after the restaurant was recommended by a close friend. The food was excellent starting with amuse bouche which included a mushroom tea which looked like a mushroom cappuccino in the cup and tasted delicious. We had the 3 course lunch with...More

Thank jim h
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear jim h, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review following your wife's birthday lunch at Pollen Street Social. We are delighted with your comments and we very much look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tonight I took 3 clients to this restaurant for dinner. The ambience and furnishings were great. The food was in my opinion too minamilist. With amazing amuse bouche (which were the best bits) I had the lobster to start. I didn't need to see the...More

Thank Julesdm
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Julesdm, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review following your experience at Pollen Street Social. We are pleased to learn that your clients enjoyed the experience at Pollen Street Social and we will use your comments to further improve our offering...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked months in advance to visit this restaurant and were not disappointed. The a la carte menu is extremely good and sensibly priced for food of such high quality. Excellent presentation and taste with brilliant attentive staff. chef even offered a look at the...More

Thank Go4fun2
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Go4fun2, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review following your experience at Pollen Street Social. We are delighted with your comments and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant sits comfortably near the top of the GFG top 50. Stylish, but comfortable ambience, professional attendant staff, but you would expect nothing less! The food was at another level and really has to tried to be believed. Really exquisite, menu, provenance, seasonal selection,...More

Thank richardcI9593JM
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear richardcI9593JM, Thank you for your kind words. We do hope that you will visit us again soon. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch with my wife for our wedding anniversary. We had our baby with us too. Food incredible, wine top notch. The only thing that exceeded these were the service; friendly, professional, knowledgeable, present. A truly fantastic lunch made better by chatting to the lovely family...More

Thank phish_100
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear phish_100, Thank you very much indeed for your extremely kind words. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing creative menu, each dish a surprise! Beautiful presentation, service charming , amuse bouche lovely. Would definitely visit again

Thank jf1031
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear jf1031, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Matthew Mawtus General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came up to London for training and decided to have a lunch beforehand. Staff are delightful, service is quiet attentive and very efficient. All the courses were stunningly well presented and beautifully prepared. The lunch menu was quite short but had all the elements I...More

Thank Hoppityskip
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hoppityskip, Thank you very much for taking the time to dine with us yesterday lunch time. It was a pleasure talking to you and taking care of you and we are delighted to have made it into your top 5! We do hope that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made most welcome as soon as we arrived, the fixed price menu was excellent with plenty of choices all of which was delicious. The wine selected by the sommelier was very good. All of the staff were charming and it was a memorable...More

1  Thank lefthandedchris
RestaurantManagerPSS, General Manager at Pollen Street Social, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lefthandedchris, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review following your experience at Pollen Street Social. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed you experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future....More

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soniakarop
30 June 2017|
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Response from Loosewheel3 | Reviewed this property |
We had the three course meal which was £37 but it was 6 courses with the extras. I think with a bottle of wine we paid £55 each, two of us. worth every penny.
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Mira B
17 January 2017|
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Response from goodpike | Reviewed this property |
as above
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Sarah L
7 December 2016|
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Response from BUNTINGLondon | Reviewed this property |
2 tiny tables by front door. Don't waste your money
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7290 7600
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Description
Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social is British chef Jason Atherton's flagship restaurant. A contemporary bistro offering deformalised fine dining in Mayfair, the menu places emphasis on fresh British seasonal produce. The restaurant houses not only a cocktail bar but also a dessert bar, where guests can watch the pastry chefs as they cook. A private dining room next to the wine cellar seats up to 12 guests.
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