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Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

Carlos Place, London, W1K 2AL +44 2036416512

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Average
Main course: £25
Food spend: £60
Opening hours
Monday: 12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:30 - 21:00.

Both food and service are excellent

Maureen 29 June 2016
from London

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Hélène Darroze, one of France’s most celebrated and distinguished chefs, has crafted a truly superlative dining experience at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught. Awarded 2 Michelin stars, and recipient of an astounding 4 AA Rosettes to date, the restaurant offers an unsurpassed taste of fine French dining.

Taking huge pride in the regional and seasonal ingredients used, the Hélène Darroze at The Connaught menu also showcases Hélène’s gastronomic roots from the Landes region of south west France. Duck foie gras is served with walnut wine reduction, dried fruit chutney and amaranth leaves, while sumptuous blue lobster is combined with piquant flavours, such as fresh Alphonso, green mango, coriander and pimientos del piquillo. As well as dedicated brunch and vegetarian menus, Hélène Darroze at The Connaught Mayfair offers diners eclectic Vietnamese flavours and other Asian influences.

Offering the pinnacle in personalised fine dining, the Hélène Darroze sommelier’s table is housed in a stunning private dining room that overlooks a limestone-clad cellar housing over 6,000 vintage wines. For dinner, bespoke 7-course menus are specially designed by Hélène Darroze to match a tailor-made selection of wines, while 4-course seasonal lunches are prepared to match the wine regions that have inspired the 2 Michelin star chef. Enjoy luxurious flavour combinations accompanied by bins from some of the world’s most celebrated wine regions. (Please note that only the a la carte menu is available at the weekend, not the lunch set menu.)

Boasting gloriously elegant surroundings, Hélène Darroze at The Connaught London is just 7 minutes’ walk from Bond Street Tube Station.

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

Carlos Place, London, W1K 2AL

Contact +44 2031477200
Reservations +44 2036416512

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Customer reviews for Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

4.5 (((() (based on 40 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • luxury (27)
  • dinner (22)
  • romantic (22)
  • lunch (21)
  • business (14)
  • private dining (8)
  • trendy (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • value (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • al fresco (2)
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  • child friendly (2)
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  • ((((( by from London

    It was a wonderful experience .
    Just Outstanding !

  • ((((( by from London

    Both food and service are excellent

  • ((((( by from London

    Excellent food, wine and service. A top notch restaurant!

  • ((((* by from West Palm Beach, Florida

    All good - food, ambiance and service.

  • ((((( by from London

    Excellent restaurant with impecable food, wine and service.

  • ((((* by from Bradford-on-Avon


    The food was beautifully cooked and hard fault. My only criticism would be for my palate I found it heavy on the salt and there could be more greens to bring more balance to some of the dishes.
    The service was well below what we would have expected. Some of the staff were quite offish. Wine waiter took 45 minutes to bring a menu to the table then had to wait another 10 minutes for it to arrive. Junior members of the staff were far more polite and engaging, learn from them.

  • ((((( by from London

    One of the best 2 star restaurants I visited. Great service, amazing food. I highly recommend this restaurant and will go back for sure

  • ((((( by from Matawan

    It was extraordinary! The only comment is that there were times when I wasn't able to understand the server as he explained the dish being served.

  • ((((( by from Oxford

    Wonderful evening in a lovely dining room with attentive staff and fabulous food. What more could you want

  • ((((* by from Brussels

    2 of my friends from NYC wanted to have an experience in French gastronomy so I took them to Helene Darroze at the Connaught. We took the 9 course menu to let the chef surprise us but indicated dislikes: chocolate and onions. The food was excellent, amazing flavours, perfect cooking, a real travel.
    Unfortunately the message on the onions was not given to the chef first and my friends who dislike those ended up with big onions in their plate. The waiter advised the chef but it happened again once. Same with the chocolate sauce that came along.
    This tainted a bit the experience as you would expect form a 2 star michelin restaurant the customer satisfaction is so high on the agenda that those mistakes would not happen. I had never seen it happen in France in any of this type of restaurants.
    On the other, service was excellent, ambiance fantastic, we did the closure at 1.30am happy and taking away some delicious macarons for the next morning.
    All in all great but some point to still improve.

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