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L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon

13-15 West Street, London WC2H 9NE, England
+44 20 7010 8600
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“foie gras” (156 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (98 reviews)
“tasting menu” (123 reviews)
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French, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
13-15 West Street, London WC2H 9NE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful modern restaurant with outstanding food and service in a relaxed ambience. We sat up at the chef's table so you had a clear view into the immaculate kitchen. The restaurant is small and buzzy, the staff are professional but friendly. The menu is...More

Thank SueChit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, 5 course experience menu is fantastic. Loved absolutely everything. Service was great! Love the relaxed friendly atmosphere. Probably the best mashed potatoes I have ever eaten. Definitely will return

Thank EmiliaAC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was indeed hoping to write a better review as compared to my last visit. The food has certainly improved and returned to their standards as I remember. However, I hear they lack consistency in this department. And the servings have shrunk tremendously. For instance,...More

Thank Amirah A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my partner after pre booking and being advised to attend 15 mins before our table time. Arrived and were offered bar seats (which we didn’t want) without acknowledgement of our booking- disappointing for a birthday meal. Asked whether we could have a drink...More

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place. And it is very, very good. There is a slight sense about it that its lost its edge and that its best days are behind it. Service staff are not quite as polished as the previous generation, a little too arrogant...More

Thank Jason_MRL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious, I can't fault it, it was amazing! However... We were a bit disappointed by the service, found the waiters a little bit cold borderline rude and not smiling enough, and also the fact that they can't reach to get the plates...More

Thank hindimonchat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wonderfully setting restaurant. Open kitchen so anyone seated on the bar, as I was, can see what’s going on, and a lot IS going on I took the pre-theater 3 courses dinner, to get 2 “on the house” completely dishes as well The service...More

Thank TalW38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a very nice place to dine. Service is smooth, personal and very attentive. The meal First of all a superb start - foiegras, portwine reduction, Parmesan foam - from the chef. Superb dish. We choose our dishes from the alacarte. Everything was...More

Thank GourmetFoody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have recently been for my fifth visit. I cannot fault anything about this place. The food is amazing both in taste and complexity. The service is exceptionally good being both very professional and super friendly at the same time which is a tough one...More

Thank _dewi_joseph1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food & service. The complementary white wine aligote was excellent. Starters very good & quail sublime. Rum baba very special! Only disappointment was that the cheapest red wine was £55 - having said that the Barbera was seriously good.

Thank OxDon49
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opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
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Response from WheelsOnFire | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual would be fine (for gentlemen, khaki slacks and a blazer with a nice shirt -- tie optional). Feel free to dress up a bit better if you'd like, but it isn't necessary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$51 - US$158
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 West Street, London WC2H 9NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7010 8600
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Drawing on Joel Robuchon's internationally renowned culinary expertise, already accredited with several Michelin Stars at restaurants throughout the world, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon's philosophy is based on serving simple cuisine of the most exceptional quality. This London restaurant has been awarded Michelin Star, as well as 3 AA Rosettes, establishing it as one of the most exceptional places to dine in London. The dishes are predominantly French with Italian and Spanish influences. The dining experience at L'Atelier is an interactive one. On the ground floor, the eating counter surrounds the entire kitchen where the food is prepared. Robuchon sees the immediate benefit of this Japanese-inspired layout to chefs, as one can gauge the reaction of clients, and even converse with them whilst they watch their food being prepared. Please note, last reservations are taken half an hour prior to closing time. Dress code: Smart Casual, shorts are not permitted.
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