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L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

13-15 West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NE +44 2036416501

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Main course: £28
Food spend: £45
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00 & 18:30 - 22:00.

Amazing food and service

Ioana Biris 05 October 2017
from London

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One of the West End's most desirable restaurants, L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon serves simple yet exquisite French cuisine courtesy of multi-award-winning celebrity chef Joël Robuchon. Already with several accolades to his name, Joël Robuchon's Soho restaurant has been awarded a Michelin star and 3 AA Rosettes.

Influenced by Japanese restaurants, the layout of L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon encourages an engaging dining experience. The eating counter surrounds the open kitchen on the ground floor, inviting diners to converse with the chefs whilst watching them prepare their meal. Unique to Joël Robuchon's London restaurant, you can also interact with other diners whilst sitting opposite each other. A more conventional restaurant setting can be found in La Cuisine on the first floor, where the experience is similar to dining in the kitchen itself.

Within short walking distance of Covent Garden and Leicester Square underground stations, the Soho setting of this internationally acclaimed restaurant makes it perfect for a pre or post-theatre meal in the West End of London. Nearby theatres around this restaurant include the New Ambassador's Theatre, Piccadilly Theatre, Palace Theatre and London Arts Theatre. The comfortable, stylish ambience makes L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon an ideal restaurant in Covent Garden for romantic meals, business dining and special occasions. Valet parking is available and a smart casual dress code is operated (no shorts or trainers).

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

13-15 West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NE

Contact +44 2070108600
Reservations +44 2036416501

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Customer reviews for L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

4.5 (((() (based on 214 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • romantic (147)
  • luxury (137)
  • dinner (121)
  • business (94)
  • lunch (87)
  • entertainment (55)
  • trendy (47)
  • private dining (30)
  • large parties (21)
  • views (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • child friendly (7)
  • value (7)
  • breakfast (6)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • (**** 17 October 2017 by Michael Buschhueter from London

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  • (**** 17 October 2017 by Bonnie So from London

    Although we booked the £45 three course menu through your website, we were told upon arrival that they do not offer this set menu on sundays and only have a la carte. We were looking forward to our lunch and were thoroughly disappointed.

  • ((((( 5 October 2017 by Ioana Biris from London

    Amazing food and service

  • ((((( 2 September 2017 by Andrea Flanders from London

    A delightful experience. The food and service is second to none and being able to watch the chefs at work is pure theatre. I'd recommend this place to anyone but don't all go there as I won't be able to get a table next time.
    My only niggle and it's a small one is that not everyone likes chocolate (yes believe it or not I don't) so would like a more varied dessert menu but don't let that put you off.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Candace Ler from Kensington

    Good food and service

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Andy Clarke from Shoreham-by-Sea

    Wonderful food, great service. A real culinary experience.

  • ((((( 23 March 2017 by Mithun Chandran from London

    Excellent food, manageable portions and great service!

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Philippe from Bordeaux

    Une adresse londonienne pour les expatriés afin d'échapper au fish & chips, avec un accueil français des plus conviviale par une équipe française, et un chef se prêtant au facétie de la photo souvenir, dans un lieu copie conforme à l'atelier de Paris, où l'on retrouve la formule petites portions autorisant en 3/4 petits plats, à parcourir l'ensemble des saveurs du territoire français sans choisir, sans oublié la si légère purée Joêl Robuchon, le tout accompagné d'un choix de vin aux verres pertinents, aux prix abordables.

  • (**** 2 January 2017 by Irene Lam from London

    My husband and I are regular Robuchon client across various regions and it has always been one of our favorite. However the one at Covent garden have really disappointed us. We order the 5 course Christmas special with wine pairing on Christmas night. A few of the dishes were cold by the time it gets to our table. Dishes were not introduced to us, instead, my husband and I were referring to the menu from their website instead. One of the main dishes (Le Macaroni) was extremely disappointed, the edge of the pasta was hard and feels like it wasn't freshly made. Other dishes like La Selle D'agneau and the Lobster in Saffron bisque was fair, however the wine suggestions were paired well. Overall, we didn't feel this specific location was not up to Michelin star standard and a bit pricy for the service and food they delivered.

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Sandy Semail from London

    Fantastic experience

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