About Chez Philippe - Peabody Hotel Memphis
The Peabody Memphis' signature dining room is the epitome of exquisite dining; featuring a menu of classical French cuisine from Chef Andreas Kisler. With impeccable service, distinguished wines and an atmosphere beyond compare, Chez Philippe remains the pinnacle of Memphis dining. Chez Philippe is the only Forbes 4-Star, AAA 4-Diamond restaurant in the Mid-South.
A Southern take on an elegant English tea service, The Peabody's Afternoon Tea is served in high style in Chez Philippe.
Memphis, TN 38103
French, Afternoon Tea
Hours of Operation:
Afternoon Tea: Wednesday - Saturday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking. Hotel self-parking validated.
Private Party Facilities:
One semi-private room that holds 16 people. We have options as well to have the whole restaurant as private up to 80 guests. Reservations for groups of 10 people or more can only be made through our Restaurant Sales Manager, Rachel Lackey. She can be reached at 901-529-3675 or Rachel.email@example.com.
Private Party Contact:
Rachel Lackey: (901) 529-3675
Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Master Tasters Wine Club meets first Wednesday of every month in The Corner Bar except January & July. Four wine tastings along with food pairings. Conducted by Peabody Sommelier. $25 for each event. Please call Priyaank Gupta for details at 901-529-4188.
Chez Philippe - Peabody Hotel Memphis Ratings and Reviews
We did the seven course tasting menu, my husband was kind of intimidated by the first course of apple jelly and pate, but after that we enjoyed all of the other dishes from amazing burrata to chicken cordon blue. We thought the two steaks were the best steaks in our lives.
The servers were friendly, kind, attentive. The host: a lovable gentleman. It's fancy schmancy setting but the staff were not snotty or rude. We loved our dining experience and would recommend it 100%.
The staff was very attentive to the guest. The staff answered all question and were knowledgable about the food . The staff was very friendly and carring. As we left the maitre d gave us a card signed with a personnel note by him and the staff congratulating my wife and I on our anniversary. I would definitely come back again when in Memphis. This was a great experience!!!
We had the four course meal and also enjoyed several amuse bouche and palate cleansing chef bonuses. I have been to a few outstanding restaurants all over the world, and this restaurant is right up there among the best of them all! The food was wonderful, the portions were just right and the service was impeccable.
This fine dining experience has so many pluses. The food quality is very high and the over -all experience whispers elegance. Repeatedly addressing the "head" of the party as Mr. or Ms. (Surname) during table service works very well and does not seem forced in any way.
My suggestion is a simple one. There were only two of us in my party and while I was very pleased that the first course came out quickly, subsequent courses could stand to be slowed down so the meal is more evenly paced. Food portions are ample and given the rich quality of the various courses, the pace of the courses needs more time between the finish of one course and the beginning of the next.
Between the third and fourth course I reeqeuested that service be delayed until I signaled for resumption. My request was met with appropriateness and dispatch. In truth, the best service would have been for the waiter to notice food being left on plates and to take it upon himself to ask if the head of the table would line the pacing slowed.
At one point during the third course, while I was still consuming my food the waiter or bus-person (can't really remember which) noticed that my companion has stoped eating and then asked me if we were finished with the course.
I responded with a simple, "No".
These fine points of service are essential at this dining level, and consistent execution in this area will heighten and already fine food experience.
This is the premiere place to eat in Memphis. The chef prepares outstanding cuisine that truly matches the ambience, which is unparalleled in the South. We chose the four course dinner, including the table-side prepared Caesar salad, ocean, land, and dessert courses. The service is highly professional, well-timed, and balances attention to your table while allowing privacy.
I've dined at Chez Philippe a number of times, always enjoyed the service, ambiance and cuisine. While a four diamond, the ambiance, cuisine and service is five diamond. I had the four tasting menu, with wine. I'm rather fond of the old formal style of dining, which is rare nowadays. I would recommend the venue for foodies, as a romantic interlude and for small groups.
We've been to Chez Philippe a few times this year, this was the first time since they changed the menu however. As usual they never disappoint. Wine .. Awesome. Service ... Excellent. Meal ... Overall Splendid however, the Entrée steaks were just slightly overcooked. Still an A+ experience.
I'd read good things about Adrian in the reviews, and was pleased to find that he really is an outstanding server. The other gentlemen who helped him were all very well trained, too. They were thorough and in tune with guests.
The food was interesting. I really like the surprise amuse bouche sent with compliments from the chef - a very tasty shrimp tartlet with unexpected and delightful layers of yum. Tuna steak and crab cake were some of the best I've had anywhere. Delicious!
My opinion on their opportunities for growth include menu and décor. I came hungry and left hungry because some of the food was quite weird (a couple of gelatinous items left me wondering about the chef's goals) and what was good came in itsy bitsy tiny portions. No wine and still a $300 tab for two? I expected to be wowed.
The decor is completely outdated with 1980's hunter green on the walls and dingle balls on tafetta drapes dredging up memories of "Different Strokes" or "Silver Spoons" episodes. As well, the cream tablecloth was tattered and the love seats that were obviously very nice once should be re-upholstered asap. Tomorrow maybe?
Still, we both tasted some things that we loved and because of that will Ning effort from the kitchen and the service, I would definitely go back and try it again. Only next time, no hot wing sticking up out of the bread pudding, please.
We choose to dine there for our 50th anniversary. Perfect choice! It was lovely and the food
was divine. When they found out it was our anniversary and the dessert came out the chef
had written Happy Anniversary in chocolate on our dessert plate. Now that's going the
extra mile! We will always remember our meal there.
A formula dining experience. Not a true /authentic interaction with the chef and the menu. Disappointing dishes for self described foodies.
Poor wine suggestions for self directed pairings. Poor serving timing with the courses/ wine.
Nice and quiet surroundings for a intimate celebration.
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