Fodor's Expert Review The Ritz Restaurant

$$$$ St. James's British

London's most opulent dining salon here at the Ritz would impress even Marie Antoinette with its sumptuous Gilded Age Rocco Revival trompe-l'oeil frescoes, tasseled silk drapery, and towering marble columns. Sit at the late Baroness Thatcher's favorite seat overlooking Green Park (Table 1) and luxuriate in unreconstructed British haute cuisine such as Bresse chicken with black Périgord truffles or beef Wellington carved table-side. Don't miss the crêpes suzette (pancakes with caramelized sugar, orange zest, and Grand Marnier), which are flambéed table-side by the maître d'.

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Quick Facts

150 Piccadilly
London, Greater London  W1J 9BR, England

020-7300–2370-for reservations only

Known For:
  • Luxurious dining made for the British elite
  • Possibly London\'s best beef Wellington
  • Legendary traditional Afternoon Tea

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