The Greenhouse

4.6
2719 reviews
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£41 and over
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French
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Enter an oasis of calm in the heart of Mayfair, where contemporary French cuisine emerges from a classic background.

The Greenhouse is one of only four restaurants in the world to win the Wine Spectator Grand Award, the highest award given for exceptional quality in a wine list.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
French, Modern European
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 6:30pm - 10.30pm
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Phone number
020 7499 3331
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Payment options
AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Alex Dilling
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Private party facilities
We offer a space for up to ten guests to dine in luxury. The private dining room is situated within the main restaurant , surrounded by glass walls decorated with a leaf motif. The Greenhouse also offers wine tasting dinners for groups of 10 or more for corporate or private events.
To book the private dining room please contact our reservations team.


Exclusive Hire
The Greenhouse is available for exclusive events and can accommodate up to sixty guests for lunch or dinner.
For exclusive hire bookings contact our reservations team.
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Private party contact
Reservations: 020 7499 3331
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Neighborhood
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Public transit

Green Park station (Jubilee, Victoria and Piccadilly lines)
Bond Street station (Jubilee and Central lines)
Additional
Banquet, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

3 course menu, tea/coffee & 1/2 bottle of wine £60

Offer applies to Set Menu.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: July 31, 2017

Ends: October 3, 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00PM-2:00PM

3 course set menu & tea/coffee: £40

Get 3 course set menu for £40. Offer applies to Set Menu.

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

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: July 31, 2017

Ends: October 3, 2018

Availability: Mon-Fri 12:00PM-2:00PM

What 2719 People Are Saying
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3.0Dined on August 3, 2018

Very disappointing for a 2* restaurant. I believe the original chef has left and has not been replaced yet.
Food poor. Service only just adequate. Won’t be returning any time soon

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5.0Dined on August 1, 2018

Exceptional value for money set lunch with wine in a wonderful oasis in mayfair.

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4.0Dined on July 31, 2018

We were desapointed of the vegetarian tasting menu and used to frequent the 2 and 3 stars but there the portions were like appetizers and no cereal for a little consistency on the menu. Even the dessert was ridiculous. Fortunately we had some cheese .....

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

Hidden away in the Mews. Worth the search for fantastic food, impeccable service, exquisite wine-an experience not to be missed!

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4.0Dined on July 23, 2018

very good as usual!
the food quality and the mixed of flavours are amazing

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5.0Dined on July 18, 2018

Outstanding service and calm quiet atmosphere. Staff are friendly and unobtrusive.

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5.0Dined on July 18, 2018

Always a pleasure to dine at this restaurant. This was my second visit and I was made feel like a regular. Excellent meal and service from the staff and sommelier. Will definitely go back again for a third time!

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5.0Dined on July 17, 2018

Food was interesting nothing was great. Service was pleasant But at times intrusive. All in all worth a visit but not worth the expense

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5.0Dined on July 16, 2018

We like Greenhouse a lot. Its our great go to restaurant when we are in London with friends to show them a dining experience, Paris its Le Cinq - but we live in Melbourne Australia. We have been to Greenhouse 3 times in the last 3 years. Le Cinq more. We compare it to other London rated restaurants and are now going back there every time we are in London. We generally take the tasting menu. The wine list is very good but I concentrate on the French Burgundies White and Italian Red Super Tuscan. We did a taste off of Sassicaia 2005 I think and Antinori Solaia 2006 or 2008. They were both great but the Sassicaia won the day according to our friend. I called it a draw. Yep this is a complete tossers review. Very happy.

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3.0Dined on July 12, 2018

Slightly disappointed this time . Previously been to the greenhouse a couple of times but this time the service was poor . We waited over 45 mins just to receive a menu and the initial drinks took a while to come . Some parts of the menu are not changing ( or very little ) and whilst I appreciate the chef has his favourites ,variety and new experience is anticipated by some . Some of the additional supplements on the menu seem extreme and therefore slightly limit choice
Despite my comments I have a fondness for this place and would still return . Be prepared for a 300-600 spend for two

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5.0Dined on July 9, 2018

Food is amazing, touch of Japan with French would go again

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

An excellent restaurant in an extremely pleasant setting. Good food, good wine. Some excellent members of staff, but a few rather pretentious ones too.
The discovery menu is heavy going, and not really worth the £145 price tag. That said the food quality was very high. Wonderful ambience, well decorated and perfectly lit.
Overall a very enjoyable experience. People looking for value for money should look elsewhere, but for those looking for class, elegance and prestige, this place is a must visit.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Excellent meal with beautiful presentation of food.

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3.0Dined on July 3, 2018

Pretentious and expensive, with fancy rather tasteless food. The coffee was undrinkable.

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Food was a little salty for my liking, but presentation and service was outstanding! The place was lovely and there was plenty of space between the tables.

Also if you are looking to drive there parking around there is mainly residents permit, so you’ll have park a few streets away and walk down.

Overall, was really delicious and they catered around things I don’t like eating, so that was a great surprise

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1.0Dined on June 27, 2018

Emabarissingly bad. Save your money and stay away from this “has been” place

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4.0Dined on June 22, 2018

I wanted to treat a friend I hadn't seen on a long time to a leisurely, elegant lunch. And this was perfect. The service was so attentive and kind, the recommendations appropriate and specific. And the set lunch would have been good value hadnwe not gone slightly overboard on champagne. The dishes were creative, particularly for a set lunch. It might have been a set lunch, but it offered a very good glimpse of what a more elaborate meal might have been. I intend to find out! A lovely, restful place. Élégant and sparse (gorgeous Bernardeau contemporary china) but not cold. Designed to feel like an oasis of a calm, and it works.

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2018

From walking through the door of the restaurant to leaving, the service and food was impeccable.
The restaurant never fails but to impress.

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5.0Dined on June 20, 2018

I arrived early and was warmly greeted by a lovely young lady which made me feel very much at home, though this is just my second visit.

I was at the Greenhouse with another good friend, also from Singapore to celebrate his birthday. We were both in Europe, for different reasons, but the stars were aligned to allow us to meet up for one evening in London. I took the opportunity to organize a surprise Birthday Dinner for him.

We had a wonderful evening with an excellent menu paired with two bottles of great wines, albeit with expert advice from the Sommelier Matthieu (I hope I got his name right). Matthieu made us feel very at home and well serviced.

Thank you very much for the memorable evening at the Greenhouse. I look forward to coming back to the Greenhouse when I next come to London.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2018

Amazing in every way. Great value for money. #The food shows a great use of ingredients in the most professional way representing the season, service is smooth and attentive with poise.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2018

THE MEAL WAS FANTASTIC
SERVICE WAS GREAT. I HOPE TO VISIT AGAIN

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2018

My friend and I made choices from the lunch menu. There were plenty of tasty additional 'amuse bouche' treats too and the meal was just the right size for lunch, not too heavy. It was not too busy so we were able to linger as we wanted. I thought it was a delicious menu: we both had the razor clam starter, then I had the pollock and my friend had the roe deer venison. It was food I could not have prepared at home. Well worth a visit.

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2.0Dined on June 12, 2018

We didn’t actually get into the greenhouse even though we had a confirmed booking. So I can’t rate the experience. It was a little suspicious that they had “technical issues” and the restaurant was supposedly closed. However they got us into their sister restaurant the Square at half price and it was incredible, loved every dish. The atmosphere was modern and while the service started out a little stuffy it warmed up and turned into a great night.

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2018

We enjoyed the fantastic explanations about the fine wines by Mr Elvis Ziakos Head Sommelier and his colleague.

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Just wonderful

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5.0Dined on June 4, 2018

The food was excellent and creatively put together and the 3 choices of starter and main on the lunch menu make for a good variety of options.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Superb! From the moment we walked in until the moment we walked out—perfect.

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4.0Dined on May 17, 2018

We ate the fixed price lunch (£40 for 3 courses). The food itself was interesting with unusual combinations of ingredients and well executed. There were several surprises that were included in the form of amuse bouches etc which was very generous. The service was excellent and of course the wine list of 3500 wines (I didn't count them) is exceptional. My guest chose an unusual Patagonian Pinot Noir, which we enjoyed, and which complemented the various dishes very well--considering we had a mix of fish (hake) and lamb as main courses.

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

First class! A gastronomical recital, a great evening!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

In a very nice place, the food is also very delicate, and the service is in place. The baked bread is amazing. I will come back again

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

The food was really good! You can taste the freshness of the ingredients, also they looks like art works!

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3.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Worth every penny, if you want quality food. The staff is attentive and knowledgeable. The only downside and disappointment was the bathroom. It was dirty with paper and trash on the floor. I would not expect a lady’s room in such condition at the restaurant of this caliber.

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Service was not great - waiters rude and not helpful.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Best restaurant in London!

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Great food, great service, beautiful wine list, deserves its 2 Michelin stars

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Fantastic food and service in what I would argue is the best restaurant in London. Flawless.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed lunch here. The service was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable the food was excellent and beautifully presented. The foie gras was perfectly cooked, my guest said his venison was the best he had ever eaten. The sommelier was helpful and amusing. I will definitely be returning and recommending The Greenhouse!

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Very generous with non set menu courses - numerous & tasty amuse bouche; large portions of the starter, the main and dessert, all of which were interesting & delicious. Clever presentations & creative cuisine.
Service was discreet & excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

I booked this for my boss and his wife for her birthday. They both absolutely loved it. So much so that already she’s insisted he takes her back.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

It was my farewell lunch for this UK trip. Greenhouse relaxed me after a tight business schedule. The port and strawberry dessert was amazing :)

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