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Le Caprice

Arlington House Arlington Street, London SW1A 1RJ, England
+44 20 7629 2239
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Arlington House Arlington Street, London SW1A 1RJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must visit whilst in London and canteen of the Ritz hotel:) never a disappointment always friendly and welcoming with staff hardly ever changing. A firm favorite with a great bar very good food and a lovely atmosphere. Another venue that thank goodness keeps it...More

Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a disappointment. The welcome was friendly but, after we were shown to our table the service was rushed and the staff had an air of complete disinterest. The service was almost robotic. This is a very busy restaurant and you feel like you are...More

1  Thank LJaneW
Reviewed 4 days ago

For unpretentious yet elegant dining in London, Le Caprice is definitely the place to go. The welcome is always warm, food and service are consistently excellent. We dine here 4 to 6 times a year, as a couple, as a family and with friends. There's...More

Thank 21stcenturyhousewife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my recent return visit to this good quality unpretentious restaurant. Not cheap by any means but not over priced either. It is casual good food and all courses were fine. I worry that the lack of opinion is making Le Caprice mundane which...More

Thank LondonPilot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Le Caprice and this is a staple return to place when we have a ladies lunch. Food is excellent and service fabulous. Always recommend to anyone.

Thank BettyLondonEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most disappointing dinner on all counts except the company of delightful american friends who love this place. Most of the food felt pre-prepared whether a dull sashimi, steak tartare that doesn't even compare to the ones found in belgian delicatessen, crab timbale, oriental duck salad...More

4  Thank banquette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us had a rotten time last night. The acoustics were appalling, and the pianist just added to the din. The food was moderate at best, and the prices were extortionate. One waiter had a cheeky, over-familiar attitude, and the rest were offhand. What’s...More

3  Thank operatix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have done the Wolseley to death so I fancied a change . Haven't been here for ages and I was very pleased with the outcome . Sat at the bar and just had 2 main courses and a G&T . Steak tartare and the...More

Thank karenb21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for a birthday surprise after having drinks at The Ritz which is just a short walk away. It was a terrible day and poring with rain. On our arrival my coat and umbrella were quickly taken from me and hung up and...More

Thank Jodie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As in all long relationships we've had our highs and lows. Now, after a long time in a trough i think we're coming back to a plateau of tempered happiness. Its not just about the food. The Caprice is not just an old friend, its...More

Thank Nick S
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Response from London74400 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from ladybirdlodge | Reviewed this property |
There is a modest area inside the restaurant and a good number of tables alfresco. I am sure that if you ask to reserve an area they would consider it given enough notice
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Smart casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$53 - US$80
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arlington House Arlington Street, London SW1A 1RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 2239
The classic St James's restaurant, Le Caprice is close to the Royal Academy, Burlington Arcade and Bond Street and moments from Piccadilly, Mayfair and the West End. Le Caprice's menu features classic British, European and American favourites and its timeless black and white interior is complemented by a collection of iconic photographs by David Bailey. For your evening's entertainment, our pianist plays from 6.30Pm until midnight. For more relaxed dining, the full menu is also available at the bar.
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