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Berners Tavern

4.6
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3499 Reviews
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£26 to £40
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British
Berners Tavern, a restaurant by chef and restaurateur, Jason Atherton is a gathering place for all day dining and entertaining, breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and late supper. Located at The London EDITION Hotel, on Berners Street in central London’s Fitzrovia, the restaurant is accessible via a separate street entrance. Phil Carmichael, who has cooked with Jason for over ten years, is heading up the kitchen, creating a contemporary British menu, inspired by the traditions of Great Britain and featuring the very best produce that the British Isles has to offer. Berners Tavern celebrates traditional and iconic British dishes including the heralded Sunday Roast and Afternoon Tea.

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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3499 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.5
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4.7
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4.0
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Selina
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As a regular at Berners Tavern, I am always impressed by the consistently good level of service provided by the waiters. At my last visit, I found both the waiter and chef to be extremely helpful in changing the garish of my meal and appreciated him coming out to check whether I'd enjoyed the meal. The service is ALWAYs second to none. Thank you to everyone for continually offering an excellent dining experience.

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TB82
London
10 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Venue for a friends 50th birthday and it was great.

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PaulineR
London
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Restaurant is beautiful. Service is excellent. Food is very good but portion sizes are small on the fixed price menu we chose.

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KennethD
London
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We booked last minute for a group from work. Having dined here before I knew that my party would all have a great time - which we did!
The service was excellent but relaxed and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My sister and I went to try the Sunday roast at Berners Tavern and it was great. The portions were generous especially with the bottomless Yorkshire puddings, I had a fab Bloody Mary which was made at our table to my liking and the service was impeccable. The only downfall was a slightly odd aperitif which was expensive and not really as described.

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Stephanie
London
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

a real pleasir and a selicious dinner.... I loved this place!!!!

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GaryL
London
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, amazing surroundings, amazing attentiveness !

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NickC
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent food although a slightly limited choice of starters. Fantastic service and great location and ambience

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JadeS
London
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and decor. Child friendly- Was with baby and noise level was good enough for me not to worry when he decided to show off his voice. Food is expensive but yummy.

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TinaP
London
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent deco, food delicious and great service. You pay for what you get so expect a high bill but worth the experience.

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KevinJ
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

The restaurant was very good, especially the staff. However, when we adjourned to the hotel for a couple of games of pool, we were approached by one of the managers who treated us like football hooligans who were not welcome.
This left a really sour taste in our mouths and with this in mind, we will not be rushing back.

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AnaA
London
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Lovely place for business dinner.
I would definitely come back.

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ryant
London
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

My customer recommended the visit to Berners Tavern. Altgough we had a great time I just felt the food was a little overpriced.

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vipChris
London
59 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. From the entrance we were welcomed by a very friendly lady who walked to greet us as we approached the door. Our waiters were very attentive and throughout the service was first class. Food was impeccable and we both scraped our plates clean. The ambiance is wonderful. It feels classy and elegant and the whole experience was wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is beautiful!!!!!!!!

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vipPops
Louisville
28 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire experience was fantastic.

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vipLydiaR
London
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great ambience. Totally recommended!

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antonio
Munich
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Colazione di domenica mattina, consigliato. Location molto bella , cibo molto buono e servizio top. Pulizia ottima.
Prezzi, alti, ma ne vale la pena.

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JanetK
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great evening, good food great wine, fantastic service.

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SebastianS
London
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really spectacular, will be going back again soon.

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SaraW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

We went to Berner's Tavern on a Friday night. Asked to wait 5+ minutes for our table, yet there were several open. We asked to move seats as we couldn't hear each other and the server never checked or let us know. They were also sold out of the Lamb Pie, which is why we went! But the server did not suggest anything else or apologize. Then he didn't visit our table again, we were served by multiple other people, having to flag them down. The entrees did not arrive all at the same time. The nicest employee was the hostess, 5 stars to her!

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RebeccaT
London
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for our anniversary. Amazing atmosphere, delicious food, and wonderful service.

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vipStephenK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience3

While the food was good, the service was very bad. We waited 25 minutes after sitting down before we were able to order drinks, and had to ask twice before someone came. Main courses did not all come out at the same time. We had to remind the waiter about the missing dish. He went back to look for it, and returned with it 5 or so minutes later. He warned that the plate was very hot, but in fact the food was only warm, clearly having sat out for some time forgotten while the other dishes were prepared. Having waited so long for food and drinks I did not think for a second to send it back. The maitre'd was quite solicitous and offered to send the assistant manager over. When he came he was not especially interested and offered a bit of cheese to compensate for the bad service. There are so many great restaurants in this price range that offer both great service and great food that it doesn't make sense to go here.

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vipBumblebee
London
13 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall3food1service5ambience5

The food just gets weirder and weirder. It’s hard to pick a dish from the menu, as all the options are too elaborate and exotic. The mixed leaf salad contained chicory, onions and one lettuce leaf.

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shubedoo
London
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, grand yet welcoming decor and wonderful service.

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BENNIS
London
8 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was fine, the staff were fine. Was it wow - not really but given that there was a fire alarm and we had to leave half way through our brunch, the management were very good in dealing with that.

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vipSiao
London
19 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Cocktails were slightly overpriced but everything else was perfect. Staff were very helpful and attentive. Food was very good too.

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EleishaM
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great breakfast the service is unreal and lovely atmosphere! It is pricey so more for a special occasion but highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service is great and the staffs paid lots of attentions to every detail. I always liked the atmosphere there as well as the artworks.

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EffieK
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Apart from really stylish ambience nothing special. Service was good but food average...

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vipAlexC
London
11 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fantastic room. Top service and lovely evening

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StephenS
London
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Berner's Tavern was, as usual, an amazing experience. Despite the fact the menu seemed quite condensed to what I can recall, the party I was with all had really good courses. The wine was excellent, the cocktails good and the service was great. The venue is beautiful too and there was a real buzz about the place

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vipHeather
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pricey dinner but well worth it. Great, friendly and fast service. Love the decor and delicious food.

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Queenofthethroneage
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The Berners Mac and cheese is amazing. My only regret is not saving room for dessert.

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vipWilliamS
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very good evening. Sommelier was fantastic. Would recommend for a lovely evening.

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vipCek66
New England
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

I had been to Berners Tavern before, but for dinner, and had enjoyed it each time so I was excited to try it for lunch with visiting friends. Still love the space, service was very good- friendly and efficient - but I, and one of my friends, were really disappointed with our crispy chicken sandwiches. Not much flavour and, not much chicken, and overpriced for something like that. Drinks were delicious, but the champagne was a bit expensive. We still had a great time but the food was disappointing.

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Gaffers
London
24 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great venue with awesome interior. Service was very good and food choices very nice. We were a party of 8 and very crammed into a booth - that was the only downside. All being told a great night our though.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!!!!

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AleksN
London
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Beautiful setting, service a little slow but very friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place!!!! Highly recommendable.

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