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Helene Darroze at The Connaught

#199 of 17,967 Restaurants in London
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Carlos Place | Mayfair, London W1K 2AL, England
+44 20 3147 7200
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Oslo, Norway
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant and the hotel are well matched. Both are smooth and soothing. We seagued seemlessly from The Coburg Bar to the restaurant and were well looked after from start to finish. There was an excellent choice of wines by the glass but my eyes nearly popped out of my head when I saw the Armagnac trolly. Actually, I think... More 

Thank barfly67
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In her eponymous restaurant, Helene Darroze continues to dazzle with her exciting contemporary French cuisine. This is only to be expected from a chef with two Michelin stars who was also named the Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef (2015) and the thrice decorated with France’s celebrated Order of Chevalier. Creativity, meticulous attention to detail and a pairing of classical... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Hélène Darroze at The Connaught many times and it NEVER disappoints! It is a charming place with a delicious food and amazing service. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to have a great meal and enjoy a first class experience. It is not only a perfect place for a special occasion, but it... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a special treat, we enjoyed the tasting menu. Delightful cooking, with plenty of treats and a unique menu method with little balls on a wooden board. Also enjoyed a lovely cocktail in the Bar. Excellent service throughout.

Thank LondonCymruambyth
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for the fantastic 5 course dinner. Everything was fantastic! I love the ingredients concept. I'm not normally a fan of dessert but my rhubarb dessert blew me away in its joyful goodness. Impressive and varied wine list! Staff really go beyond to make sure you are having an enjoyable meal. Highly recommend!

Thank imademokat
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with very close friends to celebrate her special birthday, for a very memorable meal. Great service, superb food and wonderful memories for us all. We had the 5 course tasting menu and loved the way you choose your courses with the marbles on a board. The ability to have different courses at different stages in your own individual menu... More 

Thank Mnbhome
Bournemouth, England
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199 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a truly excellent set lunch which for a 2 star restaurant was great value. The setting in The Connaught, the service and above all the quality of the food was just wonderful. There are several excellent set lunch menus available at London's premier restaurants, but this one has to be about the best in my view. Will return... More 

Thank UKtraveller143
Northampton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Connaught for our wedding anniversary and booked a table to celebrate the event at Hélène Darroze, a restaurant we have enjoyed on many occasions. The hotel had notified the restaurant as to the occasion and it was charming that staff, from the acting restaurant manager to table staff, went out of their way to ensure... More 

Thank Jenny H
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit and enjoyed fantastic pre-theatre menu. Food definitely deserves Michelin two star. Only problem is that this restaurant is not spacious in spite of two star.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Helene Darroze at The Connaught and yet again it never failed to impress. I love everything about the place: the oak panelling, beautiful decor, unique glassware, tableware, cutlery and crockery. The waiting team are highly efficient and very pleasant too. I chose the Lunch Formula, which I thought was very good value. It gives... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$67 - US$198
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlos Place | Mayfair, London W1K 2AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3147 7200
  • This restaurant is at The Connaught
In the beautiful surroundings of Hélène Darroze's two Michelin-starred restaurant at The Connaught, her lifelong passion for the finest produce and incredible skill is reflected in every aspect of one of Mayfair's most intimate dining experiences. Each day, Hélène selects the very best and freshest ingredients from the network of suppliers she has spent a lifetime gathering, and cooks them with precision, honesty and passion. The resulting menu celebrates the tastes and textures of the most stunning individual produce, prepared in a way that allows each ingredient to shine. At the heart of this whole experience is trust. It starts with the trust that Hélène places in her suppliers, to provide her with exceptional produce, of impeccable seasonality and provenance. And it extends to the diners, who place their trust in Hélène's culinary skill by selecting from the simple list of exceptional ingredients available that day, to be served as a succession of impeccably realised dishes. The result is a thrilling expression of French culinary craft, delivered with a contemporary flourish, enjoyed in a truly elegant setting. India Mahdavi's calm, sophisticated interior and a specially commissioned glasswork installation celebrating the visual beauty of the ingredients found in Hélène's cooking complete what is a feast for the eyes and nourishment for the soul.

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Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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