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Food and ambience

French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
About
Named in retrospect and translated as the "Beautiful Era", our inspiration for this restaurant emerged from the period in European social history during the late 19th century that lasted until World War,It became recognised as the "golden age" - a time when new technologies and medical discoveries were found and when politics, art and literature underwent radical transformation. In Paris, restaurants achieved a new splendour and cachet for one to parade and where fashion began to move in seasonal cycles.In the culinary sense this period is enormously relevant to our philosophy of progression, optimism and very modern.We would like to think this beautiful era is strongly characterised by our
PRICE RANGE
US$28 - US$83
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 11 April 2020

The restaurant is incrible from the decor style, great service of attendants to amazing food. I was delighted by the treatment I received and delicious food. I will certainly eat there again if I stay at Sofitel... But it is worth going there if you...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 19 March 2020

We were blown away by our meal at Sofitel's La Belle Epoque theme restaurant within T5 at London Heathrow on our overnight last weekend. Had never really had time to try it on many prior layovers, but this time we did, and so glad we...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 19 March 2020 via mobile

Found myself in this restaurant on a Saturday night before a Sunday flight. Despite sitting on my own, I didn't feel out of place. Excellent service from all members of staff. The food was beautiful, central London restaurant quality without a central London price. Can't...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

We had the tasting menu before a trip to New York and it was such a wonderful experience! We went for the accompanied wine pairing which was a lovely! The whole experience was brilliant and the service was very good and knowledgeable about the dishes!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 March 2020

The staff is friendly and offer a great service for a enjoyable dining experience. Located in Sofitel Heathrow at terminal 5 with easy access. Perfect ambience and highly recommended!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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CulinaryManager, General Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Dear LauraS, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and your dining experience due to good quality food and friendly service. I look forward to welcome you back at La Belle Époque Best regards, Jocelyn...More

Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

Fantastic as always. Came here few years back and didn’t expect much as it’s a hotel next to the airport but they have proven me wrong. The food was delicious and the staff were well trained (even better than the hotel staff), I would travel...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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CulinaryManager, General Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Dear The Service Critic, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm so pleased know that you had an excellent dining experience yet again at La Belle Époque. The tasting menu has some beautifully presented dishes with full of flavours, a wonderful opportunity to...More

Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

We stayed at the Sofitel Heathrow Terminal 5 and decided to eat at the “La Belle Époque” I booked via Bookatable and got the six course taster menu for £59 each and we decided to also having the wine pairing menu at £39 each This...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?4  
CulinaryManager, General Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Dear KEVIN_CCROXFORD, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review, and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. The tasting menu does make for a fantastic and indulgent journey, so I'm very pleased that you enjoyed it along...More

Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

Wonderful food at Sofitel T5 in house top end restaurant. great quality food and service. full a la carte and taster menu available. best airport hotel restaurant I have visited.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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CulinaryManager, General Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Dear THE TRAVELLER, Firstly I am glad to hear that you choose to stay with Sofitel London Heathrow. It is really nice to know that your enjoyed your dining experience due to good food and service. It is our constant endeavour to provide a memorable...More

Reviewed 2 March 2020

We hadn't booked and were asked to wait in the bar for 15 minutes, not a problem.... We were soon called and shown to our table, being informed that the 15 minute wait was so the chef can concentrate on the food and not have...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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CulinaryManager, General Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Dear RichardF38, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a wonderful review . I'm so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and your dining experience was truly memorable due to excellent food - in particular the torched mackerel and the hake...More

Reviewed 2 March 2020

Always look forward to booking into Heathrow and La Belle Epoque. The food and service is excellent, the staff change over the years but that does not alter anything, but for the loss of a friendly face.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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CulinaryManager, General Manager at La Belle Epoque, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Dear wardy-gb, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to see you back. It was really nice to hear that dining at La Belle Époque was a good start to your holidays. It was a joy to read and learn...More

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ARGENT126
8 October 2017|
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Response from MaurTee | Reviewed this property |
Oh and my Instagram account is @maureen_tc or mobility scooter Travel
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ARGENT126
8 October 2017|
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Response from GPS2014 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is part of the Sofitel Hotel which has its own car park. When you arrive at the hotel main entrance, they will park the car for you.
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Nick G
19 January 2015|
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Response from RobynRichard | Reviewed this property |
Maybe email Sofitel at Heathrow, and request a menu?
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Belle Epoque

  • La Belle Epoque is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5