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55 Jermyn Street | St James, London SW1Y 6LX, England
+44 20 7629 9955
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dover sole” (110 reviews)
“oysters” (117 reviews)
“dressed crab” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
55 Jermyn Street | St James, London SW1Y 6LX, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Wiltons
1. Dover sole
" For my main I decided to go very traditional with Dover Sole"
Mike C
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2. Frankly, perfection.
"a special treat and it was utterly wonderful from start to finish"
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3. a must visit.
"Wiltons you are absolutely outstanding"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Comfortable, plush, low lit, traditional. Good service. High quality food. If you want a high end dining experience and want something honest then Wiltons is ideal Works well for a business lunch, romantic or with friends.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Paul W
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I visited with 2 friends. We had 2 dozen oysters, which were sublime, lobster bisque, and differing main course which were all excellent. I chose the salmon en croute, which was most impressive to look at and tasted even better. We drank an excellent Mersaut...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank QuentinBargate
Jo-AnnaND, Guest Relations Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear QuentinBargate Thank you for writing such a complimentary review it was a pleasure to read. The oysters are at their best at the moment and will continue so through the winter months so please come again for some more! As well as the salmon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked here for my company - Jimmy Mark's Room. The service, food and private room blew me away. Faultless class and style from one of London's oldest restaurants. Easy to see how the have stood the test of time. Every aspect was perfect. My...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Amanda25904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wiltons has been in business longer than anywhere we're ever eaten (In fact it been in business well before America declared independence or the Battle of Trafalgar). It's expensive, but the quality of the fish and other food, plus the service levels make it worthwhile...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Stu151
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stu151 Thank you for your very positive review. We are extremely proud of our history and are happy to talk through the different stages of our development with our guest. We were also very pleased that you felt so welcome, when we get to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as 2 couples to celebrate a special birthday and everything was fabulous From the moment you enter the staff are very attentive and friendly and the tables are nicely spaced The menu has all the classics and each dish is cooked to perfection...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank martindM1171XJ
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear martindM1171XJ Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We were particularly pleased you had such a good time as it was a birthday celebration. Please don't wait until the next celebration before returning to see us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience!! Food was exceptional and I would highly recommend the experience if you are visiting London.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank rafeltham
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rafeltham Thank you for your flattering review, we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to go to Wilton’s by a lady we had just had a meeting with at our wine merchants where we invest in quality wines and champagnes. We called in without a reservation and were so lucky to get a table. Everything about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank programmerYork
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear programmerYork how wonderful to read that your wine merchants recommended that you dine with us and that we could find a table for you. We always advise booking but are loath to turn anyone away. At the start of each service it appears that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I looked for a true British experience and I fully reached my target. Very attractive menu with a variety of oysters, seafood and game. The ambiance is stylish but friendly and easy at the same time. Service simply excellent. I had a fantastic selection of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MMajo
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MMajo Thank you for your kind words, it sounds like you may become a regular. If so, please do let us know if any item is not up to standard, we will change it immediately.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looked for a seafood place to dine and found Wilton as one of the recommendations. The oysters were so fresh and tasty. I had steak tartare as main. My friend's mixed grill was full of British flavour too. The restaurant was like a small gallery...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Casey_An
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Casey-An We are so pleased that when looking for a seafood restaurant you chose Wiltons. The artwork adorning the walls is sometimes forgotten in the hustle and bustle of the day, so to know it is appreciated by our guests is very rewarding.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner with family at Wiltons. It was as close to a perfect dining experience as we have had. The service was attentive without being obsequious. The food was excellent, and the recommendations (including a recommendation to start with a glass of the Wilton's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Poipuvisitor
Michael S, Manager at Wiltons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Poipuvisitor What a pleasure to read your kind words to the team at the briefing. We hope your next visit will be in the near future.

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indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
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16 December 2018|
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Response from DiH1938 | Reviewed this property |
I just retread your question and can say definitively a child playing with a phone would be frowned upon by your fellow guests.
15 May 2018|
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Response from Rory M | Reviewed this property |
You will be fine dressed as you describe. Wiltons isn't 'snobby', just likes everything to be elegant. You will have a memorable experience.
18 February 2018|
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Response from 22club58 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you would feel comfortable wearing them. But, if you must wear them, suggest you call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$189
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Jermyn Street | St James, London SW1Y 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 9955
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Wiltons, established in 1742, has consistently enjoyed a reputation as the epitome of fine British dining in London. George William Wilton provided the finest oysters to the traders of London"s Haymarket. Today Wiltons continues that tradition and continues to serve the finest oysters, seafood and game. Wiltons combines a modern philosophy on service with all that is traditionally British to create the perfect dining experience. If you are making a reservation for groups of 6 or more, please contact Wiltons directly. Should you have any special requests i.e birthday cakes or champagne, please advise Wiltons immediately upon making your reservation. We politely ask that gentlemen wear long sleeved shirts and long trousers, no sportswear or open toed sandals.
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