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The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley

11 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LY +44 2081663079

(((() Italian
Average
Main course: £28
Food spend: £55
Opening hours
Monday - Sunday: 07.00 - 11:00 12:00 - 14:30 19:00 - 22:30

Excellent food and service in a beautiful setting.

Katherine Sweeney 10 April 2017
from London

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An exclusive hideaway seating just 22 diners, The Oval at The Wellesley Hotel pays homage to the finest traditions of Italian cuisine. The stunning Art Deco dining room conjures images of a true Italian family feast, with glossy marble and smooth, pastel pink leather adding a touch of luxury.

Alongside gourmet pizzas and sumptuous meats from the grill, indulge in bold signature seafood dishes from The Oval menu, like homemade cod brandade ravioli, or salt-crusted wild sea bass with seasonal vegetables. Decadent Italian desserts include dark chocolate fondant with crunchy hazelnut, or classic tiramisu.

The Wellesley Hotel in London also hosts live music sessions in its 1920s-style Jazz Lounge.

In one of London’s most luxurious boutique hotels, The Oval Restaurant in Knightsbridge is a 2-minute walk from Hyde Park Corner Tube Station.

The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley

11 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LY

Contact +44 2036686530
Reservations +44 2081663079
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Customer reviews for The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley

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  • (((** 24 April 2017 by Valerie A from London

    Given the fantastic reviews we had great expectations for this restaurant and overall we thought it could have been better. Service and ambiance was excellent however the food was disappointing.

  • ((((* 23 April 2017 by David Thomas from London

    As a family of four we enjoyed e very pleasant evening here. The food was excellent, with lots of little extras (amouse bouche, pre-dessert, chocolates even without coffee), and we feel we got very good value for money. Service was also very good, discrete and just the right side of formality. Our only big complaint would be the charge of £6.50 for a 750ml bottle of water, and that the waiter opened a second one without asking. Which meant it cost £15 (including the 12.5% service charge) for 1.5l of water...which is silly. I would be happy to return, but will be more careful next time. This was actually our 2nd time, and it was as good as the first time, and the set menu with champagne (goo quality stuff) is extremely good value for money. One final comment.... we were the only guests in the restaurant, which whilst good for service does lower the ambience. A real shame because the Oval Room is beautiful and more people should come and try it!

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Katherine Sweeney from London

    Excellent food and service in a beautiful setting.

  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Mark Whittaker from Hurworth-on-Tees

    Absolutely fabulous, five star service, delicious food, we will most definitely recommend.

  • ((((( 5 March 2017 by Michael Heath from London

    Consistency always in service and food

  • ((((* 5 March 2017 by Fodina Yiangou from Goff's Oak

    First visit. Beautiful ambiance & decor as you enter hotel & the Oval Restaurant. Had 3 courses with champagne dining option. Starter calamari was well presented to detail & very tasty. My vegetarian ravioli with aubergine was nicely put together little quantity but filling. Guinea fowl breast sat in a bed of mashed potatoe, nicely presented, cooked to perfection. Coconut & lime dessert was best I've had as usually little effort is made at other restaurants in 5* hotels. Excellent meal offer. Champagne was Veuve which was lovely. Service exemplary, efficient, prompt & attentive. We were moved to other dining room to listen to jazz live music & had desserts, coffee & cocktails in there. A nice touch. Lovely classy hotel, fab decor, fab staff, nice food. Would return. A must visit.

  • ((((( 13 February 2017 by N Ng from London

    Excellent food and 5-Star service. Very good location too. Will definitely return.

  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Christine Davies from London

    Fabulous evening from start to finish, service was impeccable, food superb, 2nd visit, will certainly be back again soon

  • ((((* 5 February 2017 by Carole Adams from Bedfordshire

    What a lovely restaurant from the time you walk through the door until we left . The staff were all so friendly and helpful. We ate in the oval room which was beautiful. The food was excellent full of flavour . I loved all the beautiful flower arrangement through out the hotel. We went through to the jazz room which was a lovely way to finish our evening having our dessert, coffee and finishing our wine . Kate was a excellent singer which finished the evening in a relaxing way. A little touch which I thought was good the waiter kept filling our water glasses whilst we was listening to the music. Highly recommend this restaurant .

  • ((((( 5 February 2017 by Suzanne Boddy from London

    Excellent food in an intimate dining room. Service was exceptional as always!

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