Laurent at Café Royal

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Laurent at Café Royal is the new Grill and Sushi Bar located within Hotel Café Royal on London's Regent Street. The restaurant marks a return to London for French-born Laurent Tourondel, and his first venue in Europe.

Laurent features an array of newly designed areas including booths and views of either elegant Regent Street or the grand hotel lobby with a spectacular Murano glass chandelier at the centre.
International influences are evident across the new menu where Laurent has combined his experiences to open a restaurant unlike anything he has done before. An open kitchen and grill offer the finest grilled meat and fish; whilst sushi masters prepare inventive sushi, sashimi and raw fish from the sushi bar.
The bar offers a wide selection of wines from both new and classic regions with a focus on the French 'regal regions', alongside cocktails and fine spirits.


On Wednesday 18th July, all reservations between 3pm - 6pm will be seated in the Gallery.

Specials

2 Courses & a Bellini: £26

...from a set menu (3 courses £29).

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: March 1, 2020

Ends: March 31, 2020

Availability: Sun 5:00PM-10:00PM
Mon-Fri 12:00PM-10:00PM
Sat 12:00PM-5:00PM

Two Courses £26 – Three Courses £29 with a glass of champagne

Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne when dining on the Laurent Set Menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: January 6, 2020

Ends: February 29, 2020

Availability: Sun 5:00PM-10:00PM
Mon-Fri 12:00PM-10:00PM
Sat 12:00PM-6:30PM 9:00PM-10:00PM

Bottomless Brunch - Bloody Marys £45 or Bottomless Veuve Clicquot £65

...from a set menu. Last sitting at 4pm.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service. Bottomless offers are available for 90 minutes from booking time.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: September 15, 2019

Ends: March 31, 2020

Availability: Sun 12:30PM-4:00PM

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What 487 People Are Saying
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FT
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Set meal incl champagne for £29 was great
Total Meal cost £60 each for 4 incl 2 bottles of wine
Set meal only has 3 options for starter, main and draft but all were great.
Lovely staff

MD
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Food OK: exceptional bread, octopus OK, figs tasteless. Crab very good.
Quiet and relaxing ambiance, excellent and friendly service

o
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb food and superb service. And I even got to see Ziggy's bar!

CB
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The set menu with a glass of champagne is amazing value and the quality of the food is top notch

m
London
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed the lunch set menú and had a wonderful experience. My favourite place in London already.

DJ
London
77 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Very efficient booking and seating at the table. Food was delicious and in many cases inventive without being pretentious. The vegetarian in our party commented on how good her options were and the servings were a good size ( 3/4 of us could not manage a dessert). Negatives were that despite the £26 set menu the bill produced a whole range of confusing single items; the sofa/bench seating was uncomfortably low ( and we are both 6feet tall) so that the table was mid chest height: but worst of all for value was the fact that the cheapest bottle of red wine ( a very ordinary French offering) is a staggeringly unjustifiable £38 - that is 137% of a single set menu.!

OT
South Dakota
7 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely. The dining room is a step back in time to the see and be seen era of fine dining. Food was superb, diverse, well plated and served with care.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I will be returning soon!

I loved it!

OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and delicious food! The restaurant had an incredible ambience and looked absolutely stunning. Definitely coming back.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Valentine’s Date the starters were the stars of the night!

IP
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience4

Unfortunately, the champagne served was warm. Not coldish, but warm. Replaced with more warm champagne, and eventually replaced with a cold glass. Have not paid for it, but waited 15 minutes to chin chin for my birthday and valentines day. Not impressive. Waitress and manageress were apologetic enough but my date and bday was disappointing.

g
London
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Four of us had the set meal (including a glass of Veuve Cliquot) which was absolutely outstanding as was the service. I think our waitress was called Maria who was warm and very efficient. The food was exceptional and the surroundings were beautiful. Would highly recommend.

A
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the pre-theatre menu an the Laurent. The food was lovely and the service excellent. We will definitely return another time,

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great value for set menu - service was faultless.

LD
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had the offer that was £26 2 courses with glass of champagne. Really good experience and very good value for money. Food was generous size and really taste.

MW
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! Amazing from start to finish. While waiting for the other members of the party to arrive I was offered a tour of the various areas of the hotel by an enthusiastic member of staff called Bella who told me about the history of this amazing building. All the staff had a caring but not too instructive manner. Food was gorgeous and beautifully presented, proper bubbly for our meal deal. Can’t wait to go again.

SC
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the second time I have visited in a week. Superb food, ambience and service. We had the set menu and it was fantastic value for money. We shall be back.

PS
London
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic place, with an outstanding menu and staff.
The food is also incredible, complete wine list, recommend.

SC
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely atmosphere, great food and great service.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, wonderful food and nice ambience. Perfect fir romantic dinner. Well priced as well for standard of food. Special thanks to Sam the wine and beverage manager fir his attentive service

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience, good food and great stuff . I really recommend it . Thank you for the good time

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the first second till we left, it was outstanding. 5 star experience.

B
London
3 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment I walked to the moment I left, my experience tonight was absolutely amazing. The staff and their customer service was excellent and could not fault anything. They really looked after us and made sure me and my fiance had everything we needed. Definitely recommend to go here

C
London
8 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Using the Opentable menu was the only way I could possibly have afforded to experience such an amazing place. Every aspect of the evening was outstanding.

A
London
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Amazing food. Great service. They even gave us cushions to make us more comfortable. Would return.

s
London
163 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely space with excellent food and service. All agreed to go again with the current offer on open table.

RL
London
14 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High class restaurant, with beautifully presented and tasty food, at a very good price for the set menu offer (three courses and a glass of champagne for £29). A great place to entertain. The staff were very efficient, friendly and polite.

s
London
14 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant overlooking Regent Street,completely soundproofed from all the external traffic noise.
Very welcoming and friendly staff.
A super menu with such a great variation of choice.
The sushi was the best we have eaten and the prawns as a main course were just sublime.
Absolutely a great restaurant and we are delighted to have made another reservation.
Highly recommend.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely food & wonderful service. Be prepared to pay for a good bottle of wine but can't fault experience. Will be going again soon.

EZ
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Restaurant looks amazing, food was delicious however the service let me down. We had a waitress who was super confused and we had to keep asking for our drinks etc.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiters were incredibly friendly and the food was amazing!

RP
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We loved our evening at Laurent. We had the set menu and every course was delicious, especially the chocolate dessert! Would definitely recommend and look forward to dining there again!

S
London
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible from start to finish ! The staff and service is incredible. The food is out of this world- perfectly cooked , nice portion size and perfectly presented ! Thank you for making my mum’s birthday special !!! 5/5

KL
London
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and the service was outstanding. Such a warm cosy atmosphere and comfortable seating. Would definitely go back again!

JB
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very enjoyable meal. Excellent food and service. Thoroughly recommended.

MW
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got a great deal on a 3 course meal including champagne. The food was excellent, the venue is stunning, the location was ideal. Salvador was our waiter and he was brilliant, polite, attentive and just what you want.

Highly recommended.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The place is stunning but chair was a little bit low and the food was pricey when I said to waitress that my daughter mashed potato tasted like old due to olive oil and not eating eat I gave my rice and she offered me to change it and give me one did not said that it wil be an extra charge! Anyway, my brother paid it all without any complaints, as far as I knew, if that's the case the restaurant will change it no extra charge.

A
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I have a thing about being seated in a row of other diners - too close to have a private conversation. Also there’s a mismatch between the bench-seat and the table. I’m 6’4 and my chin was close to the table. The food was nice, but not special enough for me to want to go back. Portion sizes small, bill size: large. Lovely hotel with great history, but not a memorable or particularly special experience.

T
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Avoid!!
We went to Laurent Sunday night. We booked 2/3 course with a glass of champagne course but we realised we did not get the champagnes when we got home so we called them. The restaurant manager called us next day, apologised and offered us to come back the restaurant again, he sent an email and left his mobile number as well. To arrange the new booking we sent 2 emails and contacted his mobile but there has been no answer a week. We called Café Royal hotel instead and talked the Laurent restaurant manager who was a bit arrogant and being irritated for what we complained somehow. He offered us to come back to the restaurant as well but at this point we have already became uncomfortable so we asked refund the champagne cost and service charge (we ate so of course we did not ask the whole bill!!) but he denied immediately without any consideration. He promised us to send the invitation email and he didn’t in the end… We did not ask to get another visit which THEY offered first place and we absolutely not comfortable to go back the restaurant again after 5-6 times contact them, so basically it is sort of ripped off situation left in the end. It is only champagne and we did not intended to complain at first place but they made the situation worse with their own mistakes.

A few other things.
-The receptionist came to ask my name 4-5 times after they gave us seat, during dinner…, I am Japanese so not easy name perhaps but 4-5 times is too far. Take note if you do not have a good memory.
-It was a quiet night and 2 guys in sushi counter playing around slapping each other with kitchen towels… It is not nice to see in front of raw fishes…
-Food was okay, but leg of lamb we ordered was very chewy and we ordered breakfast tea which average tea bag not even loose tea costs more than 6 pound.

Overall, it is not professional at all and definitely not 5 star hotel restaurant quality. There are lots of nice places around the area we wouldn’t recommend to go there

f
London
12 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food on the whole was decent, slightly under seasoned on the cauliflower risotto but overall it was still a good meal. Staff on the whole was attentive and polite. Great ambience and was very good environment to have good conversations without being too loud on a Friday night.