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“Nice spot for lunch”

The Rooftop by Gordon Ramsey at The London
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: West Hollywood
Description: Well known property in WeHo. This reviews the rooftop restaurant.
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice spot for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

Great views as the name suggests. Food - short menu but effective and efficient. It's basically classic pool food very well done.

Visited January 2014
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Style without substance”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Oh dear, I had such high hopes for this restaurant, however it was such a let down. The restaurant was quiet and overpriced. The food was lack lustre. The beef steak was like something you'd get on a plane. Service was great with a good bar, but Gordon needs to do a lot more to spice it up.

  • Visited September 2013
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Gordon Ramsey learn how to manage a restaurant”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

I came here with a friend for lunch and everything is wrong in this place. The sides are not listed on the menu. I asked to the waiter to put fries instead of salade in my awful chicken plate and he brought me chicken with green salade on it and fries on the side (after a 25 minutes wait). When i got the check i discovered that i was charge for the fries as well.when i told him that i was not happy about it, tim had a bad attitude and he was a bit rude. They also could not locate the manager and made us wait another 10 minutes. They did not change our bill and we left. This place should be on hell's kitchen

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Trip112233
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London, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
“Rest-runt”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013

Mr Ramsey's inability to pronounce the word 'restaurant' has really hit the mark on the roof of the London Hotel. This is not a restaurant. It is - at best - a cafe. There is no cooking involved bar what would be considered essential for a short-order breakfast chef. Food preparation with the over-all design of Chef Ramsey provides good ingredients but the slap-dash service and poor preparation lets the Chef down - badly.

Sushi is well-made but pre-made and chilled. The sea-food platter is excellent, with bought not home-made red sauce but not really cooking, is it? A Cesar salad, served in a giant Perspex cocktail-shaker is a nice idea, but not when the lettuce is chopped into bite-size portions fit for a cow. The two croutons were both the size of a small loaf. The half-hearted shake given by the waitress barely mixed anything before been deposited on the plate. It would have been comical, if it wasn't so sad.

As this is a cafe near a swimming pool City regulations require plastic cups, so don't be surprised by the pick-nick wares. The service was abysmal - kids on summer break without a clue. Cheery smiles don't cut the mustard when you want a drink.....

The only redeeming feature is the cost, which is very reasonable, though the wine list was expensive and cocktails even more so. This place is a bit of a runt.....

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Mike H
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HK
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“should be better”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Good , but not great. The fish is disappointing , service is too formal. You can expect what you get from Gordon Ramsey , no surprises.

Visited August 2013
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