Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 14 publications
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    Pork Chop
    Photo: Ashley Palmer-Watts
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    Chicken, Oyster and Bone Marrow
    Photo: Ashley Palmer-Watts
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    Quaking Pudding
    Photo: Ashley Palmer-Watts
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    Savoury Porridge - Roast Cod Palette
    Photo: Ashley Palmer-Watts
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    Spiced Pigeon
    Photo: Ashley Palmer-Watts
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    Tipsy Cake
    Photo: Ashley Palmer-Watts
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14 expert recommendations



Like a culinary Doctor Who, Heston Blumenthal takes you on a historical trip back through time with his first London venture.


Condé Nast Traveler

Within the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London hotel. Rated one of the World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2016. Full review →



Consider, for example, creations like braised celery with Parmesan, pickled walnuts, apple, and onion from around 1730 or the circa 1670 “powdered duck” with smoked fennel and potato puree. Full review →

Request one of the Hyde Park–view tables across from the glassed-in kitchen.

Fodor's Tick Choice

Exceptional olde English-inspired dishes executed with ultra-modern precision in an open kitchen is the schtick at Ashley Palmer-Watts' acclaimed award-winner. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This new restaurant from one of the world's great chefs, Heston Blumenthal of the Fat Duck in Bray, was one of London's most eagerly expected openings. Full review →


Gayot 17.0

The contemporary dishes look to Britain's gastronomic history: scallops with cucumber ketchup and peas, and slow-cooked short rib of beef. Full review →



Here is the missing link between the labour-intensive complexity of contemporary haute cuisine, and the produce-led simplicity of modern British pioneers. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Sumptuously presented Dinner is a gastronomic tour de force, taking diners on a journey through British culinary history (with inventive modern inflections). Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Don't come expecting 'molecular gastronomy' - this is all about respect for, and a wonderful renewal of, British food, with just a little playfulness thrown in. Full review →


The Guardian

Dinner is a brilliant restaurant, one that embodies Blumenthal's mixture of deep technical craft, ingenious feeling for theatre and astute sense of how to turn a meal into a story. Full review →


The World's 50 Best Restaurants 7.0

By celebrating bigger, more boisterous flavours, recreating British culinary history and teleporting age-old recipes into the 21st century, Dinner has carved out its very own niche. Full review →


Time Out 70

Head chef Ashley-Palmer Watts, protégé of Heston Blumenthal, ensures that Dinner is one of London’s most sought-after destinations. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Blumenthal looks back over centuries of British cookery with a menu that includes everything from 15th-century meat fruit to 17th-century powdered duck breast. Full review →


Zagat 4.6

Heston Blumenthal's "famous techniques, combined with an homage to Britain's culinary past", result in "impeccably prepared", "visually stunning", "other-worldly" creations. Full review →

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