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The Grill at The Dorchester
The Grill at The Dorchester

The Grill at The Dorchester Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thedorchester.com/the-grill
  • Phone: 0207 317 6501
  • Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri: 7:00am - 10:30am, 12:00pm - 2:30pm, 6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Sat: 8:00am - 11:00am, 12:30pm - 3:00pm, 6:30pm - 11:00pm
    Sun: 8:00am - 11:00am, 12:30pm - 3:30pm, 7:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: British
  • Executive Chef: Henry Brosi
  • Dress Code: Jacket Preferred
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from The Grill at The Dorchester
The Grill at the Dorchester restaurant in London’s venerable Dorchester hotel on Park Lane has both an illustrious culinary history and a pretty brilliant current incarnation too.The dining room is a riot of baronial Scottish grandeur with murals of Scottish heroic figures, and the ambience has moved from reserved hush to glad chatter. Perfect for business schmoozing, chic cocktails and high-profile luncheons, The Grill at the Dorchester is the place to sip and be seen. Continued
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Awards voted by toptable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBritish
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasions
Diner Reviews
  • "Third time we have done this offer. The food is great and the service is excellent."
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "We had a great time at the Dorchester, waiters were attentive and friendly, we weren't treated differently because we were taking advantage of a deal and got all the extras a full paying customer would get. Amazing food, service and overall experience. I will definitely, definitely go back."
    dined on 10/04/2014
  • "The food was imaginative and a delight to eye and the palate. Delicious and will certainly go back."
    dined on 10/04/2014
  • "......for ok food..... Went for the 3 course dinner with a glass of champagne at £37 per head. Great value for money, choice of 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts. Starter of squid with red mullet was average tasting, although other diners choice of the soup and asparagus options looked much better. Mains were quite pedestrian too. Desserts much better. But the service was exceptional, hence I was more forgiving towards the standard of the food! Will come back again for sure. Worth trying!"
    dined on 09/04/2014
  • "We were warmly welcomed at the Grill and also to afternoon tea a few days earlier. Both occasions were made very special by the friendly and attentive. For afternoon tea had a very well situated table near the brilliant pianist who played"Congratulations". Champagne was the perfect introduction to the best of afternoon teas served with panache and attention to every detail. This professional and very friendly service was repeated at the Grill later in the week. We would like to congratulate the staff and the Dorchester Hotel for making our 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration so very enjoyable and personal. A matchless occasion we will remember always. Thank you. Margaret and Stuart Osborne"
    dined on 07/04/2014
  • "went for 3 course dinner for £37. service was excellent and overall very good value. highly recommended."
    dined on 04/04/2014
  • "We took two friends for a surprise birthday lunch in The Grill at The Dorchester and none of us were disappointed. Delightful ambiance, friendly attentive staff, brilliant food and a good deal through Toptable. Precision with the service was a pleasure to observe throughout, and is an indication of the care taken with all the food and drink. The fixed price menu is limited in choice, but adequate for most people. We sampled most of it between us, and could find no significant faults. Well Done to the staff at The Dorchester."
    dined on 02/04/2014
  • "I went on the £37 3 course deal and wasn't disappointed. Excellent as I have come to expect."
    dined on 31/03/2014
  • "Took my wife out for lunch at The Grill; waiters very hospital and polite; food A* even for a set lunch. Highly recommended. Thank you Antonio"
    dined on 27/02/2014
  • "Great ambience and lovely food, especially the lunch offer for £30 with wine"
    dined on 25/03/2014
  • "We had the offer, £29 set lunch with a free glass of wine and it was a brilliant. The wine was delicious, the food divine and we even got petit fours. The staff were friendly but professional. Will definitely go again."
    dined on 24/03/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the afternoon. Service was attentive without being intrusive and the caramelised Rabbit was outstanding. Add to this the excellent ambience and I can definitely recommend this venue to anyone who wants somewhere to enjoy a special occasion."
    dined on 19/03/2014
  • "Took all the family (8) for Sunday lunch, ate from both the set menu,exactly value and a la carte bit pricey! The beef was excellent, service attentive without being overpowering, all in all an excellent meal. It was a shame the restaurant was not busier as it did lack a bit of atmosphere."
    dined on 16/03/2014
  • "I have always heard good reviews on The Grill at The Dorchester so I decided to dine there for a special occasion. The staff is very attentive. The food was nice but not as good as the one that you can get in other restaurants in London. It's worth trying but I would not go back."
    dined on 08/02/2014
  • "Lovely setting, very welcoming staff, great food and wine."
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "What an outstanding evening. Been here many times and it never disappoints. Not just three courses, but pre-starter, amuse bouche, pre-dessert and a surprise anniversary cake! Service impeccable as always."
    dined on 09/03/2014
  • "The Dorchester grill is an object lesson in how to run a restaurant. The food is supurbe and everything works perfectly.the service is the best anywhere."
    dined on 09/03/2014
  • "Always enjoy an evening at The Dorchester - beautiful dining room, great food and lovely staff. Antonio, our totally charming wine waiter helped select a beautiful wine to match the food. Great night - many thanks."
    dined on 23/02/2014
  • "My husband, daughter and I went for Sunday lunch at the Dorchester to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. The food was fabulous, the service excellent. We could not fault anything about it and will be going back again at the end of March :)"
    dined on 02/03/2014
  • "This is not my first time at the Grill and the experience was as great as ever! I highly recommend it, as the food and service is excellent! Julia"
    dined on 17/02/2014
  • "I met a friend for lunch taking advantage of the three courses for £29.00. The service was excellent as was the food. The bread basket was a nice way to start as you always worry in these sort of venues that the portions are going to be tiny but in fact they were fine. My friend paid the extra £8.00 and had the roast beef which looked lovely. A service charge was included which I didn't mind as the service was excellent."
    dined on 28/02/2014
  • "We had a lovely time at The Grill Dorchester - food was amazing and the service was excellent. Great value with the special £37 for 3 courses and glass of champagne. Definitely recommend."
    dined on 27/02/2014
  • "Great sommelier and good service in a modern yet classic venue. Massive Scottish scenes and tratan with red velvet chairs. It's a good venue for a special occasion. I always have the set lunch as it's the best value and the wine is pricey. What I liked was the sommelier did not always recommend the most expensive wine and did pick according to food and taste. Good service, approachable yet classic and not invasive. The food was good but have been to a couple of paces that just had the edge on the food and they were still uppermost in my mind. I'd recommend it and would go back again."
    dined on 15/02/2014
  • "I chose this beautiful restaurant to celebrate the birthday with my two boys and our big family. We ordered two cake which were delicious. For my kids I have ordered the sign of the restaurant -the grilled fish and the chief was very kind to share big adult portion to kids. They have children's menu in case your kids prefer pizza or pasta. The service was fantastic."
    dined on 22/02/2014
  • "From beginning to end we were treated as if we were incredibly special. There was no false smiles or dragging of heels, it was comleted by the generosity and accommodating nature of the staff. The food was beautiful and very filling. We recommend the pecan pie. The only negetive I have is that the wine list is more like an encyclopedia. It seems that every region in France is covered. For some this is heaven but I found it almost exhausting."
    dined on 21/02/2014
  • "the service and ambience is second to none . the decor , flowers and opulence is wonderful . the starters and pudding were amazing but main course was a let down . expensive but worth it for a 50 th celebration ."
    dined on 16/02/2014
  • "My husband and I had a wonderful lunch at The Grill. We had a three course meal and a glass of wine for a very impressive £29 which was a set meal deal. It was extremely good value but if we had ordered any more wine other than the free glass received in the deal it would have become extremely expensive. There was a choice of three options for each course. Both my husband and I enjoyed all courses thoroughly and yet we had both chosen different food options for each course. The service was extremely good. The staff are very friendly and attentive."
    dined on 14/02/2014
  • "This was an unbelievable dining experience. First of all, the room itself is depressing and very ugly. It is unbelievable to me why this room is so vulgar and in bad taste. There is o charm or beauty anywhere. We have eaten in other restaurants at The Dorchester and they are wonderful, why The Grill is a disaster is beyond explanation. The food was ordinary, the service just ok. We will never go there again."
    dined on 14/02/2014
  • "My partner and I visited this restaurant for his birthday for lunch. The staff were very attentive and friendly, the meal was excellent and well worth the money, we would visit again"
    dined on 13/02/2014
  • "Excellent welcome spot on service ,Sunday lunch a bargain if you just Stick to table d hote at £37 for 3 course incl the lovely roast beef. The food allows you ,almost , to forgive the crazy decor why did they do this ? The wonderful old bar transformed also into a sort of bordello -by day horrible."
    dined on 09/02/2014
  • "we spent our anniversary there and had the set sunday lunch, nothing could be faulted, the staff were attentive, we were given a good table, with a view of the whole restaurant. The food was delicious and very reasonable. They gave us a special anniversary cake which was much appreciated."
    dined on 02/02/2014
  • "Work dinner, enjoyable and glad work paid. Good atmosphere, great service. Will come again for a special occasion."
    dined on 29/08/2013
  • "The thing that stands out the most about dining at the grill at the Dorchester was the service. The staff that particular lunchtime, were so very good at what they do and they looked after us beautifully. They were just really nice too. The red mullet soup starter I had was divine. The bread was just too good and plentiful and we ended up eating lots of it. The main courses were fine, a bit cold, but it often is off the grill. The roast potatoes were rather poor too. This did not however spoil the occasion as everything else was so good. We had booked a special offer which we felt was really very good value. I look forward to dining there again. An overall very enjoyable experience. Thank you so much"
    dined on 28/12/2013
  • "Had a vegetarian variation of the four course with a glass of champagne deal - the quality of the ingredients was excellent and some of the food (e.g. the Jerusalem artichoke soup) was really good, but felt like there weren't too many bursting flavours amidst the vegetarian courses. Had to send dessert back once as temperature not right. Service however was excellent. Would recommend you try another place if vegetarian."
    dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Lovely table, warm atmosphere. Not particularly busy that day but still nice atmosphere. Staff very friendly and pleasant. Food good, tasty, well presented. It was our friend's 60th birthday and they bought out a lovely little cake with Happy Birthday on it."
    dined on 04/01/2014
  • "i treated 2 guests to lunch Overall experience was fine if you like dated ambience Our roast beef was tasteless, and yorkshire pudding was disappointingly dried out"
    dined on 31/12/2013
  • "Excellent food, service and ambiance. Good value on the lunch of the day menu."
    dined on 14/12/2013
  • "Very enjoyable afternoon for lunch and food was delicious although we needed to question the wine as my glass was taken away before our bottle was finished. Very surprised at the VAT of 20% still being added to the price quoted on top table."
    dined on 21/12/2013
  • "The Grill Room at the Dorchester is great for obvious reasons, value is an unexpected benefit. They featured a three course set menu with a glass of wine for about 35 pounds. Actually about five courses if you count the amuse bouche and sorbet they include. Great presentation, excellent food, amazing setting. Would go back!"
    dined on 07/11/2013
  • "I booked a table for 5 for a dinner to celebrate my son's 21st birthday. Such a special occasion required a very special experience. Being the week before Christmas, the hotel looked very festive. Despite what must have been a very busy time of year, inside it was an oasis of calm, courtesy and consideration. Service by all staff was perfect - friendly, efficient yet discreet, with full attention given to ensuring we were satisfied and enjoying ourselves. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. We had the Festive Menu with Wine Pairing, which was a real treat. The final touch to a magical evening was when our waiter Jose presented us with a surprise birthday gateau for my son and led us in singing Happy Birthday. Wonderful!"
    dined on 18/12/2013