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La Belle Epoque

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| Sofitel London Heathrow, Hounslow TW6 2GD, England
+44 20 8757 5029
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They were so friendly with us. Even with a groupon voucher we had a fabulous experience. The food is plentiful and top quality. You get free parking if you go there.

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2 Thank Chantal V
Leicestershire
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428 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great gourmet dining experience, great place to unwind before the hassle of travelling the next morning. We always make sure which night we stay at the Sofitel, as this restaurant is closed on a Sunday. The interior of the restaurant is we think rather strange, but we so love to dining here because of the sensational food. It... More 

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Thank Raffiella11
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic meal here on a Friday evening. The food was delicious, beautifully presented, we had the venison and steak main courses and they were cooked to perfection. My starter of lobster and tempura frogs legs was delicious. The service was very good, the waiter really knew about wine and was able to make excellent recomendations for us.... More 

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3 Thank Georgina A
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear Georgina A, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful feedback through TripAdvisor. It is really nice to know that your dining experience was truly memorable due to perfectly prepared beef fillet, venison and lobster with tempura frog legs and which is very popular. I'm glad that you enjoyed interacting with us in the dining room and were interested in... More 

North Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are staying at the Sofitel at Terminal 5-London Heathrow or have a layover do NOT miss this fabulous restaurant. Attention is paid to every detail. Good news is the menu changes often so you can return each time you land in London...bad news is the menu changes so that dish you can't get out of your mind is... More 

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3 Thank KatLei
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear KatLei, Thank you very much for your wonderful review of such fantastic superlatives. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the entire gamut of your dining experience with us. We offer seasonal menus which change regularly. This helps us to use the best quality seasonal ingredients to prepare the dishes, so when you're ready for your next visit do please give... More 

Teddington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was without fault. The food was delicious - I'd highly recommend the venison dish. The choice of wine was extensive, and well balanced. Highly recommended for a pre-flight stay and dine.

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3 Thank Andrew M
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear Andrew M, Thank you very much for your review. Firstly I am glad to hear that you choose to stay with Sofitel. Also really excited to know that you enjoyed your evening with us and that we were able to deliver delicious food & faultless service. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed the venison which is very popular. Antoine,... More 

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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can only highly recommend this restaurant. We have tried several French restaurants in the UK (included Michelin stared) and yet we always come back to La Belle Epoque where we have never been disappointed. Today they even prepared a special tasting menu over lunch to accommodate our needs. The atmosphere is quiet and relaxed, the food always on point... More 

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4 Thank Jean-baptiste F
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear Jean-baptiste F, Thank you so much for your wonderful words and compliments. I am so pleased you enjoyed your afternoon with us. It is always a delight to have such enthusiastic guests and all the more assuring when they enjoy themselves as you did. The tasting menu has some wonderful dishes and, as you stated, a wonderful opportunity to... More 

Hayes, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After living in a 5 Star hotel for 12 years and the experiences i had dining in the french restaurants from Paris, Rome, London, Manila, Bangkok, i must say that the Restaurant La Belle Epoque has earned its awards. My lobster prepares by Kristian, my monkfish by Michel, the lamb prepared by Chris was excellent and the selection of wines... More 

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3 Thank Joanne B
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear Joanne B, Thank you very much for your delightful review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed celebrating your birthday with us - always a great compliment to be able to help make special occasions memorable. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and your dining experience was truly memorable due to excellent food and service - in particular... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the taster menu accompanied with wine with every course which was superb, every course was faultless. Only issue was it lacked atmosphere, only a handful of tables occupied on a Saturday evening, attentive staff and fantastic service.

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3 Thank GaryB4588544555
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear GaryB4588544555, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review and indeed I am so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. The tasting menu is a variety of flavours and textures, so I'm so glad that you enjoyed tasting menu followed by attentive service. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just enjoyed a wonderful meal at this fine dining restaurant in Sofitel Heathrow Airport. The service was extremely attentive in a relaxed but polite manner. The flavours in both the scallop starter and the Millefeuille vegetarian main course were outstanding. Every element was seasoned beautifully and presented with elegance. My husband enjoyed the sea trout as a starter... More 

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3 Thank Helene G
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear Helene G, What a wonderful compliment -"First rate cuisine" I'm so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and your dining experience was truly memorable due to excellent food and service - in particular the Pan seared hand dived scallops, Mille feuille of ceps, piquillo pepper and It's equally great to hear that you enjoyed the service and found... More 

London
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food and was impressed with the drinks menu especially the Gins available. Food was served well and although a business dinner, the atmosphere would suit most occasions. Going there tonight with friends again.

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3 Thank anbtravel
CulinaryManager, Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this review

Dear anbtravel, Thank you very much for your review, and I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us - finding the food, service and atmosphere suited you so well. I shall pass on your compliments and incorporate your constructive feedback into our daily briefing. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Best regards, Prakash Hegde Restaurant Manager... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$74
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Sofitel London Heathrow, Hounslow TW6 2GD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Hounslow
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8757 5029
  • This restaurant is at Heathrow Airport
Description
Named in retrospect and translated as the "Beautiful Era", our inspiration for this restaurant emerged from the period in European social history during the late 19th century that lasted until World War,It became recognised as the "golden age" - a time when new technologies and medical discoveries were found and when politics, art and literature underwent radical transformation. In Paris, restaurants achieved a new splendour and cachet for one to parade and where fashion began to move in seasonal cycles.In the culinary sense this period is enormously relevant to our philosophy of progression, optimism and very modern.We would like to think this beautiful era is strongly characterised by our cooking which is rarely serious yet rooted in classical French cuisine and have extended our repertoire to embrace some exciting 'outward looking' far eastern variations.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?