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The Ledbury
The Ledbury

The Ledbury Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.theledbury.com
  • Email: info@theledbury.com
  • Phone: 0207 792 9090
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch:

    Tuesday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm


    Dinner:

    Monday - Saturday: 6:30pm - 10:15pm

    Sunday: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary European
  • Executive Chef: Brett Graham
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Public Transit:
    Nearest Tube Stops:

    Notting Hill Gate: 480m

    Westbourne Park : 515m

    Royal Oak : 718m

    Ladbroke Grove: 785m
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from The Ledbury
The Ledbury opened in 2005, with Brett Graham as Head Chef ,supported by a young and energetic team including Sous Chef Greg Austin, and Restaurant Manager Darren McHugh .


The restaurant has gained many accolades including the much coveted second Michelin Star.
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Awards voted by toptable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambience
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Good value set lunch but we went a la carte. Enjoyable food, well presented, wine list reasonably priced. Would go again."
    dined on 11/04/2014
  • "Special treat place as it is upper price band, but it delivers on all counts. Well separated tables in a spacious room makes a gracious dinning experience in which to enjoy the exceptional food. Pleasant waiting staff complement the refined atmosphere. Very nice indeed."
    dined on 29/09/2013
  • "The service was excellent, the food amazing. Thank you to the whole team for making our evening so special."
    dined on 10/04/2014
  • "perfect meal for special occasions albeit a bit pricey, couldn't fault it"
    dined on 10/04/2014
  • "The Ledbury doesn't disappoint. Ultra professional staff give you a warm welcome and the food is what one would expect of a two star establishment. The tasting menu is the perfect way to sample the full range of cooking skills and flavours and at £90 is pretty good value. It's perfectly judged in terms of quantity to make you feel contentedly full without being stuffed. Definitely a place for a special occasion meal - one of the best in London."
    dined on 07/04/2014
  • "I had the occasion to sample three 2-starred London restaurants over 3 separate days. The Ledbury was clearly the best of the bunch. Attentive, friendly staff Modern sophisticated food which is a delight visually and a joy to actually sample. The only negative in my case was the loud chattering from the next table which was not something any restaurant could control. Would be happy to return anytime !"
    dined on 07/04/2014
  • "We went to the Ledbury to celebrate my partners Birthday on Saturday The food was amazing and the whole tasting menu with wine paring was a gastronomic delight The staff were attentive and knowledgeable and made the meal one of our most memorable lunches"
    dined on 05/04/2014
  • "this is one of the most amazing meals and dining experiences we have ever had - totally amazing. The food is incredible, the service attentive, friendly and relaxed. A totally fabulous evening."
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "We ate at the Ledbury for a special occasion on the recommendation of friends. The food was good, but when one of our guests, a sophisticated diner, exclaimed "It's tiny!!" when served the second course, there is a problem. Service was unfortunately poor. As one example, the empty wine glasses were never cleared from our table after dinner until we requested. Our waiter came to take our dessert orders, and one diner needed more time. The waiter said he would return, but never did. We corralled another waiter to take our orders for dessert and tea. These orders were lost. The evening grew very late and it was a struggle, but we finally managed to get our food. The evening left us feeling ignored and ripped off. We'll never return."
    dined on 17/03/2014
  • "The food was outstanding and so was the service. Because we were a big party we weren't in such a good location but the staff was amazing. I had my 6 month old baby for mother's day dinner and although they are child friendly, they don't have changing facilities. Actually the disabled toilet (where you'd normally have the changing facilities) serves as a cloak room which isn't ideal at all."
    dined on 30/03/2014
  • "Great restaurant, fantastic food and top quality service. Would definitely recommend to others for a lovely romantic evening. Oh and don't worry about the dress code, anything from jeans and a jumper to a suit seems to be the norm! One thing worth mentioning is there isn't a bar so I wouldn't arrive to early. Enjoy!"
    dined on 30/03/2014
  • "We had really looked forward to eat here. But maybe they are too busy? The waiters didnt seem dedicated. We waited quite a while before we were served and the food didnt have any special tastes that I could remember afterwards. The waiters mumbled fast what the food was - hard to understand what they said and no really contact to them - they seemed strangely uninterested. Exceptions was the sommelier who was really nice and very skilled and the head waiter (I think) who was also very nice. I found food and service better at the sister restaurant "The square" all though the decoration there is a bit outdated and much nicer at the Ledbury."
    dined on 28/03/2014
  • "We lunched at the Ledbury - a Christmas gift from one of our children. Amazing! We had the four course set lunch, added a glass of champagne each, a superb bottle of wine and a cheese course to share. Everything was outstanding. You are given three different amuse bouches and a couple of petit fours in addition to the menu. The food was clever! Flavours you wouldn't think of putting together and unusual ingredients. Service was outstanding and friendly, something you don't often come across in top notch restaurants where you can be made to feel uncomfortable sometimes. Water was also included in the cost. We would highly recommend The Ledbury and will certainly eat there again."
    dined on 27/03/2014
  • "Great: friendly and professional (yes, they are not exclusive) service, according to a comprehensive "carte" that gives you hints of the excellent food to come. A more than correct red syrah from (obviously) Australia gave the perfect tone to a luxurious menu. Would return tomorrow if we lived in London. Will have to wait until our next visit to England's capital"
    dined on 17/02/2014
  • "The food and service at The Ledbury was exceptional. The whole dinning experience was relaxed and not snobby. I thoroughly recommend The Ledbury."
    dined on 22/03/2014
  • "Great food and service, completely deserves to hold the esteemed accolades it has."
    dined on 16/03/2014
  • "was exceptional!!! looking forward to our next visit."
    dined on 21/03/2014
  • "Amazing as this place is , I think they should have a few wine options that are a bit cheaper, even though it is fine dining on a grand scale the prices of the wine put the price of the all round experience in crazy territory for lots of people. Why not have a reasonable couple of house wines that means a set lunch and house wine means this amazing experience would be accessible to a whole load more people...... or does the Ledbury want to keep itself a top end luxury dining experience for the well off only ?"
    dined on 21/03/2014
  • "We were in London for 4 days and decided to try a few nice restaurants. The Ledbury was the at the end of our stay which turned out to be a good decision. Leave the best till last! From the moment we arrived it felt comfortable. Friendly, knowledgeable and passionate staff; a beautiful understated dining room with large windows and a nice light. Anna, the sommelier really knows wine and suggested a wine that perfectly suited what we were looking for. We chose the set menu and it was superb. At other restaurants we found food with too many flavours on the plate. Here there was perfectly prepared plates with more simple flavours that allowed the food to do the talking. I can see why they are considered one of the World's Top Restaurants."
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Returned here for my birthday for the first time in 5 years and were blown away once again by the overall experience. Great service, food and wine. Yes, you pay for it, but having been disappointed the night before at a well known new restaurant in Mayfair this more than made up for the mishaps we'd "enjoyed" there. Two of the four dishes we ordered were absolutely beautiful, the other two just very good. We were looked after like royalty - a memorable birthday occasion."
    dined on 16/03/2014
  • "Amazing food complimented by impeccable service. All the wait staff actually had conversations with us which was really sweet. Didn't have the uptight feeling of other fancy dining establishments.."
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Spectacular food, friendly, warm service, beautiful surroundings and wonderful wines, served by a great sommelier. We had the seven course tasting menu with paired wines and took three and a half hours over it, and although the restaurant had closed they didn't rush us in the slightest. Go!"
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Very nice from the start. Excellent food and wine pairing, really nice overall experience."
    dined on 15/03/2014
  • "Staff were very knowledgable about the food served and wine."
    dined on 14/03/2014
  • "nice food and service. the tasting menu is good for me. I like fish :) I have tried a lot of restaurant, this one is not the best, and worth to eat."
    dined on 09/03/2014
  • "We had the 8 course tasting menu with matching wine and shared a cheese course. Every dish was delicious and the wines were perfectly matched. We finished the meal and felt delightfully full - the size of the portions were perfect (though we did skip lunch that day)! Service was excellent, attentive but not over bearing. The size of the room is perfect and there is a great atmosphere, vibrant but not loud. It was a return visit after 9 years and The Ledbury has definitely grown up to deserve its top notch standing. I don't plan to wait another 9 years to go back again."
    dined on 09/03/2014
  • "I went the Ledbury with my husband for sunday lunch yesterday. Everything was perfect in food, drink, service etc... What a flawless restaurant!! I am so impressed ! Today I have already booked next visit in May for my husband birthday ! It's so hard to find the restaurant like them in London. Just Amazing!!"
    dined on 09/03/2014
  • "We had the longer of the two tasting menus on a Saturday evening and the food was very good. The menu was well balanced, just the right amount of food for a tasting menu, and quite 'non-standard' dishes without being too crazy. The service was informal and relaxed - perhaps a tad too relaxed as we had to ask for a few things - which is very unusual for a 2 star restaurant. As for wine, we had several glasses recommended by the sommelier throughout. I found the wine decent but not special. The ambience was simple, the restaurant was a good size and we had a nice table, however it did get rather noisy when almost full. All in all a very pleasurable experience. A few imperfections but it didn't have a big impact on the evening."
    dined on 08/03/2014
  • "I was expecting the food to be fabulous (2 Michelin stars ..) and of course it was. But what really made it for me was the incredible service: clearly it's a fancy restaurant but it wasn't stuffy and the staff were really incredible - attentive (but not overly so), intelligent, humorous and really made us feel special. A superb evening topped off by a visit to see the kitchens and chatting with the great man himself (Brett was remarkably down to earth & chatty). An incredible evening that I will remember for a long time!"
    dined on 05/03/2014
  • "Absolutely outstanding food - did not disappoint. Totally deserves it's place amongst the best restaurants in the world. This was a birthday treat for my brother and he was blown away by the quality of the food. We even got to meet Brett and the team in the kitchen to round the night off. Highly recommend for that special ocassion."
    dined on 04/03/2014
  • "worth every penny. in the middle of nottinghill hidden away"
    dined on 09/02/2014
  • "Well-decorated, with cozy atmosphere, beautiful chandeliers, too bad the food really poor, little choice and not up to expectations. There is no reason to recommend or return."
    dined on 03/03/2014
  • "a wonderful experience in a restaurant where you feel at home but at the same time you can enjoy professional service, great wines at affordable prices and, morevoer, a first class cooking, The roast scallops, the fillet of sea bass and the short rib of ruby red beef were simply oustanding. strongly recommended"
    dined on 02/03/2014
  • "Exceeded my expectations on every perspective. Amazing!"
    dined on 01/03/2014
  • "It was my fourth time to the Ledbury and it continues to maintain superb standards. The pigeon main course was truly outstanding and the passion fruit souffle sublime. It is an expensive evening but definitely worth it for special occasions."
    dined on 18/02/2014
  • "We had the tasting menu which was utterly outstanding and service was immaculate."
    dined on 11/02/2014
  • "Great food in extremely pleasant surroundings. The service was also fantastic - everything you'd expect from a place of such reputation, but without being stuffy or pompous."
    dined on 23/02/2014
  • "A very enjoyable evening, very attentive wait staff without being a nuisance. We were both very entertained when asked what our special occasion was, it was a Friday after all. Food was amazing, love the attention to detail, flavours and presentation. Brett Graham has certainly hit what he knows out of the park. The Ledbury was everything that we expected it to be and we would love to dine there again once we have completed the circuit."
    dined on 21/02/2014
  • "The Ledbury is an example of how to give the customer a marvellous, complete dining experience; from the welcome to the presenting of the bill everything is effortlessly smooth and classy. The ambience and the dining room are perfect, the staff enthusiastic and well-schooled, each one instinctively knowing what to do and how to do it to ensure the diner feels relaxed, the food is absolutely top-notch and full of the wow-factor with little touches that can lift the dishes above and beyond what one might expect simply from the description in the menu, and the wines chosen to match the food are superior to those found in many other restaurants rated equal to The Ledbury. We have recommended friends and family to come here and we will return."
    dined on 22/02/2014
  • "Every year, my husband and I treat ourselves to a very good restaurant. So this year, we decided to try the Ledbury. We chose the taster menu including the tasting wine menu. We were not disappointed. The food was very good and the wine chosen very varied as coming from different parts of the world. Overall, we had a very good experience and a lovely evening. The dining-room is tastefully decorated, the picture on the web site doesn't do it justice as much nicer when you are there. The staff were very attentive and friendly. I would recommend it!"
    dined on 20/02/2014