The Athenaeum  

 
 
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116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BJ
 
 
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Breakfast 7am-11am (weekends, 11.30am), Lunch 12.30pm-2.30pm, Dinner 5.30pm-10.30pm
 

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The AthenaeumThe Athenaeum's in-house restaurant prides itself in high quality food that's suitable for every occasion, including intimate meals, business dinners and celebratory cocktails. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, it focuses on traditional English dishes with daily Best of British specials. The menu changes according to the season and guests can expect hearty options such as roast stuffed saddle of rabbit, pan seared halibut, and beef and English ale pie. They also promise that if you don't see what you want on the menu, just ask and they'll cook it for you.

 

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Underground Stations

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Green Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Hyde Park Corner Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Carrington Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Hilton Hotel NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Athenaeum Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £187  25% off
116 Piccadilly, W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
Situated opposite Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace, and just down the road from national museums and galleries, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is an independent, award-winning ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  30% off
Half Moon Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
Fourteen hundred-year-old townhouses have been knocked together to create this unusual Hilton Hotel, at the heart of London's smartest area. The discreet luxuries of Mayfair are ... More
 
 
 
Park Lane Mews Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  27% off
2 Stanhope Row, W1J | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
116 Piccadilly, W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
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Piccadilly Lane, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Athenaeum
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The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
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