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The Wolseley

92
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 15 publications
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15 expert recommendations

22

BlackBook

Faultless Parisian brasserie, next to the Ritz. Decór is inspired by posh 1920s Wolseley cars, with lots of shiny brass, mirrored surfaces, and black-and-white surfaces.

14

Concierge

Jeremy King and Christopher Corbin, erstwhile owners of Le Caprice, The Ivy, and J. Sheekey, have rebounded with this stunning brasserie. Set in a former Wolseley car showroom on...

8

Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

Stop any stylish Londoner on the street to ask for their favorite upscale breakfast spot and 9 out of 10 will send you to this grand café-restaurant on Piccadilly, across from The Ritz... Full review →

Stop any stylish Londoner on the street to ask for their favorite upscale breakfast spot and 9 out of 10 will send you to this grand café-restaurant on Piccadilly, across from The Ritz hotel.
17

DK Eyewitness

The decor is glamorous, with chandeliers hanging from lofty ceilings, and the atmosphere always buzzing.

6

Fodor's

Framed with black laquerware, silver service, and a few doors down from the Ritz, this all-day brasserie begins its long decadent days. Full review →

1

Frommer's 34

With its vaulted ceilings and pillars, polished marble, huge chandeliers, and Art Deco interior, the Wolseley looks like a grand Viennese cafe. Full review →

21

Gayot 13.0

The menu is varied, influenced by Europe so you can go from herrings with potato and dill to coq au vin, from Wiener Schnitzel to roast haddock, cockles and Jersey royal potatoes. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet

This erstwhile Bentley car showroom has been transformed into an opulent Viennese-style brasserie. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

Open from breakfast until late, the flexible menu offers everything from Austrian and French classics to British staples, so the daily special could be coq au vin or Lancashire hotpot. Full review →

57

Not For Tourists

Step back in time for an elegant afternoon tea. Full review →

65

On the Grid

The Wolseley is an experience of the Grand European tradition of all-day dining from hit restaurateurs Chris Corbin and Jeremy King. Full review →

10

Rough Guide Tick Star

The lofty and stylish 1920s interior (built as the showroom for Wolseley cars) is the big draw in this opulent old café-restaurant.

9

Time Out 70

A self-proclaimed ‘café-restaurant in the grand European tradition’, the Wolseley combines London heritage and Viennese grandeur. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

First designed as a luxury car showroom for the Wolseley Motors Company, this cavernous Art Deco building now houses an all-day brasserie frequented by both tourists and local celebrities. Full review →

19

Zagat 4.3

"There's a wonderful sense of occasion" to this "luxurious", "bustling" Viennese-style Modern Euro Piccadilly brasserie, voted London's Most Popular restaurant for being full of "charm and character". Full review →

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