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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

MICHELIN Guide's Point of View

This iconic restaurant celebrates its 25 year anniversary with an Anthology Menu of its classic dishes; with a different seasonal menu (or ‘Volume’) ea...
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Three MICHELIN Stars: Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey!
Very comfortable restaurant
PRICE RANGE
US$304 - US$304
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
European, British, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there cause of the good reviews. Paid a burger 23$ with cold buns. What a shame, the filling was good though but just ruined the whole meal cause the buns was cold and hard.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 February 2021

Worst place ive been in my life, place freezing cold food was awful and to top things off manager tried to slip my boyfriend his phone number 🤬 puff

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?8  
Reviewed 1 February 2021

This is the second time visiting the fat duck, the first was in early 2020 and it was absolutely amazing. Our next visit we decided to bring clients for that wow factor but it turned out to be one of the most embarrassing awful nights...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?28  
Reviewed 11 December 2020

The Fat Duck is one of the world’s most iconic restaurants and should be visited by all who have a passion for gastronomy, even if it is just once in their lifetime. Though it has been established for 25 years, which doesn’t seem too much...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?9  
Reviewed 19 November 2020

I can't believe this place has any negative reviews - it was wonderful in every possible way. I guess you really can't please some people. The food was amazing, every bite magical. My mom's not well and is currently on dialysis so I took her...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?3  
Reviewed 19 November 2020

We could not have been more disappointed with our visit to the Fat Duck. Some restaurants that are celebrating their 25th anniversary are doing so because they have moved with the times and continue to delight their guests year after year. To us, it felt...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?13  
Reviewed 9 November 2020

This is a once in a life time experience for many. Luckily I tend to have these experiences often and The Fat Duck is one of my favourite places. The food is always exquisite. I cannot recommend one dish as I love them all, the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Booked a table for my husbands 30th and my gosh it did not disappoint!.... though we did feel the odd Norfolk couple in the corner (but we are used to that!) The moto of the restaurant QUESTION EVERYTHING do question everything even if it how...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

I will agree with several other reviews here, that this is a stripped back version of the former glory days, so if you are returning to the Fat Duck you may want to enjoy the lasting memory you had, and not return until after Covid....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?12  
Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

I have always loved Heston and his philosophy and managed, after months of trying, to obtain a table to celebrate our nuptials... it was a minimoon weekend. We arrived at 12:45pm on the Saturday and were there for nearly four hours of pure culinary and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?2  
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Don't know about the fat duck, but "ate" in one of his places in Plymouth, after a 4 hour wait at the table, we were finally served some very ordinary roast beef, 2 roast potato's and overcooked veg. Their excuse? "oh, we... More
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Response from nicolahall2018 | Reviewed this property |
Good luck with getting your money back. As you can see on here, Facebook and google reviews there are a lot of people in the same boat as you. No communication from them. Terrible customer service
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Fat Duck

  • The Fat Duck is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5