Polo Lounge @  The Beverly Hills Hotel
Polo Lounge @ The Beverly Hills Hotel

Polo Lounge @ The Beverly Hills Hotel

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.dorchestercollection.com/
  • Phone: 3108872777x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open 7:00am to 1:30am daily.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Kaleo Adams
  • Dress Code: Jacket Preferred
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Lunch and dinner are served with piano accompaniment alternating with light jazz on the patio during the long summer nights. Jazz music is also featured during Sunday Brunch.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sunset Boulevard & Crescent Ave
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: The hotel offers valet parking for a reduced fee (validated)
A word from Polo Lounge @ The Beverly Hills Hotel
The Polo Lounge has been the favorite breakfast spot and watering hole for generations of stars and Hollywood deal-makers. Guests enjoy indoor and outdoor seating for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, and late-night suppers. Lunch and dinner are served with piano accompaniment alternating with light jazz on the patio during the long summer nights. Jazz music is also featured during Sunday Brunch. In the evening guests can come to relax and enjoy one of our many specialty cocktails or one of our old favorites.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Polo Lounge @ The Beverly Hills Hotel reviews from OpenTable diners
116 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.3
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.7
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (87)special occasion (73)romantic (63)great for lunch (59)great for brunch (50)neighborhood gem (37)fit for foodies (34)notable wine list (31)hot spot (26)good for groups (21)vibrant bar scene (12)late-night find (11)kid-friendly (9)scenic view (8)Show More
  • Iconic
    EdwardLVVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    It is and always will be the Iconic Polo Lounge. There have been some menu changes, but the food and service remain amazing.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never a dissapointment
    SonomaLA
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    as always, excellent service and food - we will be back!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The boycott is over!
    EndlessOne
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Never mind what the Sultan Owner of the Dorchester Collection has to say or do. He will be judged when the time comes. The Beverly Hills Hotel and Polo Lounge is a great place and should be filled with people enjoying themselves. Not to mention the tremendous staff who should be making your day wonderful with their congenial service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a 5 star experience.
    KenKalVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Every time we are in LA, we come to the Polo Lounge for lunch before our flight back home. The staff, food and ambiance never disappoint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful Place !!
    ram3057
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    We had lunch here and everything was very nice. Very attentive staff and great food! We brought a friend, who lives in Lisbon, Portugal and she loved it - especially when they asked her for her ID to confirm she was over 21 !!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    The outdoor patio was beautiful. The food was great. I had the eggs Benedict and it was delicious. Our waiter was very attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Iconic Lunch Spot
    cajunfoodieVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Lunch venues come & go in the Famous city of Beverly Hills. But, the Polo Lounge will always be a standard by which all others are measured.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic lunch
    Worldwide1900
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Very good service without time pressure. Great atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • classic
    bgnsoVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    The Polo Lounge is an LA classic. Stylish, great service, excellent food! Just what I expected.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RobinVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    A beautiful setting in the garden with soft music--lovely and delicious food and great service. A little gem
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brilliant Breakfast
    Little1da
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Great place to enjoy a fine breakfast, quiet, discrete, with good ambience and service, just the right place to bring associates for relaxed and informal business chats.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The service was truly amazing,
    Beautoxology
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Our waiter Riaz was awesome... The manager Pepe did everything to make our evening one to remember. Truly amazing hotel and service very personal and friendly
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sad
    Diamerden
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    My English cousin was desperate to see it. It is a wonderful setting full of Hollywood History. So sad tro see it so empty because oft his boycott, Maybe the Sultan of Brunei should sell it to give it back its life.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service as bland as the Bloody Mary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Huevos rancheros was good and fresh but our waiter was either new and not confident or worse, apathetic. Beautiful setting though. And yes, Bloody Mary disappointing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too expensive for sub par food
    Specialoccasions
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Hotel is iconic. Polo lounge outdoor seating is beautiful with lights, thick green foliage and purple wisteria. Live guitar music by talented singer. Service was good. Food was average.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Rebecca of Oceanside
    Rebecca22
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    What an outstanding experience. We loved every moment of it. Thank you Beverly Hill Hotel and Polo Lounge.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Everything was good, but on the expensive side. I do not think it is worth it compared to Spago.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reliable, solid, delicious
    valleyfoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Some people may be boycotting the hotel for political reasons, but the Polo Lounge remains a great place for lunch. Excellent service. Excellent food. Lovely atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but lacked great service
    Foodkick
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was good as expensive as you would expect. However the servers we had we hardly qualified. We had two main servers who did not know what was going on. They lacked the manners and customer service you would expect from a place like this. They made us feel like we inconvienced them by being there. The food was good the vibe and presentation was nice and inviting. Good one time experience but really need better quality in the service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great ambiance
    Bisou
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This place is awesome, so classy and very Hollywood! I was here for dinner on a Saturday night and was seated at a beautiful corner booth table. They provide excellent service! However the food was ordinary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Piece of Hollywood history
    TheSummit
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Great place for lunch or dinner, staff makes you feel welcomed.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Miguel
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Ir was nice, unfortunately there was a lunch with about 15 noisy ladies and were a little uncomfortable. Besides we paid the bar bill and they charge it again in the lunch, I didn't notice until later. This was not very nice .
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Lovely but....
    KittyDogGirl
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Just make sure if you're sitting inside and don't want it to be too loud, ask to be seated away from the entertainer. We were in the main room overlooking the outdoor dining and when we sat down he was on break but once he started playing it was entirely too loud and put a real damper on the evening, but by then we were mid-meal and it was too much to move. Had we known we would have most certainly sat elsewhere. Aside from that 5 stars all the way, a truly exceptional experience!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Polo Lounge review
    BonVivant
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    A visit to the Polo Lounge will have an element of a pilgrimage to a historic and iconic Hollywood venue. The seasoned staff reminds us that the BH Hotel was already there before the City of BH was established. Therefore expect 5 star elegance albeit from a distant era. Service: 5 stars, impeccable with staff eager to assist, so rare these days - rest assured, you are paying for it. Ambiance outdoors was relaxing. Amenities include silver plated cutlery, pressed linen and an elegant presentation. Food quality is only up to 4 stars as the kitchen appears to be focused on satisfying older clientele, the old rich, as they say, with familiar edibles. All in all, the experience was superlative. Cost of lunch with wine, 15 stars.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a special treat
    SBCali
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This hotel has always been a stop for special occassions. It's history, ambiance, food, and service are always spectacular.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unimpressed
    Veggiebluff
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The patio is beautiful but we had to listen to a child bouncing a basketball outside one of the villas behind our table For the first half of our dinner! That was not what we expected in a fine dining Establishment with such an expensive menu. It was nice that they had a special vegan menu however the portions were very very small... Appetizer size for a $23 entrée! Our server was nice but she never checked on us once during our meal. Now we can say we been there but of all the dining we've experienced in Hollywood and Beverly Hills this was the most disappointing.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We celebrated our mothers 80th birthday and it couldn't have been better. The ambience , food, service and special care was the high point of the weekend
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    Opentable
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The only complaint we had was the steak was not done according to how ordered and was barely warm. Otherwise, the hotel, ambiance, wait service, hospitality were excellent. We went for my birthday and they were so sweet, they brought out a blueberry soufflé on a decorated plate. We would definitely go back. We might even stay at the gorgeous hotel.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My favorite "couples" restaurant
    AngelicaB
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Although I have come here many a time with a group for brunch or dinner; It's a unique spot for a couples brunch or dinner. The patio is very hidden, lush & romantic. You really feel like you are on a European veranda. The tables are spaced nicely to where you aren't too close to other people & the ambiance is very quaint & cottage-like. An impressive "date night".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A little expen$ive
    nonickname
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We had lunch on the patio and it was a wonderful and relaxing place. The food was excellent and the service was prompt and attentive. However, the dress of many of the customers was fairly casual, about 25% were in t-shrts and bermuda shorts. They looked fine, but not what I expected. One or two others were unacceptably casual but they let them in anyway. I was there years ago and it seemed more "glamorous" then. Maybe I was just younger then!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Relaxing ambiance
    OutstandingVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    It has always been a delight dining with friends at the PL as the atmosphere lends itself to good conversation and highly attentive service. On the other hand, I have never experienced a memorable dining experience here where, in fact, our entrees have typically been ordinary. I do admit, however, that the crab cake appetizer and souffles were excellent as well as my friend’s filet mignon. Finally, we were struck by the lack of patrons the evening we dined which had not been our previous observation.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An enchanting evening !
    Madame
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Our dinner at the Polo Lounge was truly exceptional. The food and the service were superb. We had the iceberg wedge salad, the Ceasar salad, the tortellini and the scallops. All were perfectly done - the sauce for the tortellini was heavenly and the scallops were the best my husband ever had. As for the service, it was attentive, professional yet friendly and warm. And, of course, knowing that you are in an iconic, mythical place makes it that much more special...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner reservation
    Aussietourist
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Three of us were visiting from Melbourne, Australia. This restaurant was magnificent. The food was amazing, particularly their signature dessert dish - chocolate souffle. The service was impeccable and the ambiance was outstanding. Beautiful restaurant to treat yourself or go to for a special occasion on your t
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Special Treat
    Uktraveller
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Myself, wife and daughter had lunch here during our recent trip to LA. The food, service and ambience of this place is a superb and we had a wonderful afternoon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very nice place!
    Cessi
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Friendly staff and outstanding outdoor eating area. Luxury feeling. Good food, too! Had a very nice lunch there with kids of 12,15 and 18.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as always
    Terriwith2arfsVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    This restaurant never disappoints! We always have a wonderful meal, great service & terrific ambience! I always have the McCarthy Salad which is a finely chopped, similar to cobb salad, with delicious balsamic vinaigrette. Husband had the Lobster Salad which was fresh and wonderful. We were also checking in to the hotel, which was done while we ate. I highly recommend all of their restaurants!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Alena
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The place is very classy. I found it though a little overpriced. I think it's because of the name, location, reputation etc...
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Continued excellence
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Remains a fabulous experience with exemplary and attentive service; delicious food and memorable ambiance and over-all experience. Offers both a romantic environment (patio-booth) or fun lively option (in doors). Service continues to be phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    Tooma
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Loved the garden atmosphere. Our starters were delicious however some of our entrees were bland yet fresh. Needed more spicing up.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Polo Lounge Still has Pull
    Mariana
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The Polo Lounge is an old L.A. mainstay famous for serving stiff, fresh, and inspired cocktails, the very old tree outside, and for its beautiful location and hotel grounds. Most restaurants this iconic and historic are merely musuems to their glory days and where people gather to relive their youth. This is NOT the case at the Polo Lounge where locals, internationals, celebrities and people who appreciate superb service have continuously gathered for top quality, fresh, inspired food, and carefully engineered libations. The supreme quality of their ingredients and the impeccably trained staff are reflected in the indulgent prices but it is sincerely worth going for a special celebration, reunion, or when you're hungry and need pampering.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic