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Podium Restaurant & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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US$22 - US$30
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European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed today via mobile

Awful, awful service. We waited and hour between our starter and main course. When the steak arrived it was not cooked to my liking so had to send it back. Very poor.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sezz P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Podium chocoholic afternoon tea used to be one of my favourite afternoon teas in London. However, we want today for the first time in a few years and unfortunately it did not live up to previous experiences. A few things have improved - the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jill P
Reviewed 4 days ago

An annual meal at Podium is by now de rigueur, although I sometimes wish more visits were possible. We have never been disappointed by any aspect of the restaurant. It is fairly informal with a friendly atmosphere that is not intimidating as some other hotel...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a trip to London to visit a few galleries we thought we would treat ourselves to afternoon tea, to help banish the January blues, so we opted to go to the Podium. Nice and bright restaurant with friendly staff, who were attentive but not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 375PaulC
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with a “Wowcher” deal... didn’t really know what to expect from a hotel restaurant but was very happy. My partner and I got a 3 course meal and every item was tastier than the next. It was very clean and had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cheryl m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took advantage of a Groupon deal of 3 courses + a bottle of wine and ended up feeling we've won the lottery. Beautiful food, excellent service (Roberta was fantastic, thank you for making our evening perfect!). Lovely bread and butter to get us started...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hila5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for lunch earlier this week. We had a lovely table by the window overlooking Park Lane. The lunch menu is varied and quite reasonably priced too! We had the sea food soup to start and then my wife has the salmon and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank terryrothery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner...fish so dry so couldnt eat it, desert ineditable and took a while to pay. Bought two vouchers and going to contact Groupon for refund as didn't enjoy shame as had good reviews...but mash potato with the fish was to be fair really...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pebblesoct2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My main impression of the restaurant is a menu that tries too hard to be modern (with the associated price tag) and primarily for hotel guests. The food ranges from £10 for starters/desserts to mid £20s-30s for mains. The only dish we were very impressed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aleexxie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a friend on a groupon offer for a festive afternoon tea, did think that as we were on an offer we may be treated a bit less special - not at all !! First class service, wonderful artistic cakes that it was a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TeresaM4963
Hilton_ParkLane, Manager at Podium Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TeresaM4963, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are very glad we deliver you a first class service. We look forward to welcome you back in Podium very soon. Kind regards Paola

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250rose
13 August 2018|
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Response from Lamb44 | Reviewed this property |
Fairly certain when husband ordered Americano no petit fours maybe one small biscuit? Fairly expensive too, around £5 but he says good coffee. I'm sure if petit fours had been supplied I would have taken a photo & I don't... More
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12 April 2018|
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Response from danfred2010 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that bread was lovely 1 off the best I’ve had. If you do find out what it was would you please share. Thanks
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1 February 2018|
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Response from Cleaneasy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we went for evening meal.
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