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160 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J 9EB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Main menu 12noon-3pm, 5.30pm-12midnight | All day menu 11.30am-12midnight
 
PRICES
Main courses £14-£22, Wolseley Afternoon Tea £29.75 per person
 

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The WolseleyThe great Brasseries of France are the most obvious inspiration for this hugely popular restaurant, but there are few places in Paris that can match The Wolseley for sheer plushness. Originally a 1920s car showroom, it was built on such an extravagant scale that it bankrupted Wolseley Motors. Swift black-clad waiters glide across the patterned marble floor, carrying groaning platters of fruits de mer, steak frites and lobster bisque between the pillars and archways of this Italian-influenced dining room. It's packed with celebrities at all times of day - we spotted a relaxed looking Ralph Fiennes brunching here last time - and booking a table is usually done months in advance if you don't happen to be Michael Winner.

 

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Underground Stations

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Green Park Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  21% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  25% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The hotel puts you in a peaceful ... More
 
 
 
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  32% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Wolseley
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
 
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L'Artiste Muscle
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
1 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
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Bellamy's
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
18-18a Bruton Place, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
The pedigree of this tucked-away brasserie is excellent having as it does three former Annabel's employees behind it. Owner Gavin Rankin, manager Chris Steiger and ... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Zedel
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
Chris Corbin and Jeremy King (the duo who brought us The Wolseley and more recently The Delaunay), return with a new addition to the London restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Caviar House & Prunier
London > Restaurants > Russian restaurants
161 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
Russian gastro shop and cafe-style restaurant. The caviar is delicious and the champagne of the very highest calibre. However, as you might expect in the heart ... More
 
 
 
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Aura Mayfair
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
49 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from The Wolseley
Mayfair's intimate hybrid venue Aura is part cocktail bar, part club and part restaurant, serving contemporary European cuisine with a Pan-Asian twist. Despite the slick décor ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
Tea at The Ritz has to be the London equivalent of Breakfast at Tiffany's - a world-famous brand that captures the essence of each city's history ... More
 
 
 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st November 2020
The Wolseley, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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Pretty Woman: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th February 2020 to 2nd January 2021
The Wolseley, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West End with ...More
 
 
 
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
The Wolseley, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 8 minutes from The Wolseley
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 8 minutes from The Wolseley
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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Fine Art Commissions Ltd
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Portraits, commissioned and otherwise, are a tradition as old as art itself, with representations made of great men and women for posterity from the time of ... More
 
 
 
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Chris Beetles
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Gallery owner Chris Beetles has been dealing for 25 years, and for 16 years from this location in the heart of St James's. Specializing in English ... More
 
 
 
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Mallett Ely House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
37 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Mallett is one of the oldest established antiques dealers in the world, founded in 1865 in Bath by jeweller and silversmith John Mallett. The company specialises ... More
 
 
 
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John Smedley Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
55 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from The Wolseley
John Smedley is renowned for its long running production of luxury knitwear. The story started in the Lea Mills factory in ... More
 
 
 
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Nigel Milne
London > Shopping > Jewellery
12a Piccadilly Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Fine, modern, own-design jewellery, using 18-carat gold and gemstones. In addition there is a selection of antique fine jewellery from 1850-1950. A catalogue is available on ... More
 
 
 
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Daks Simpsons
London > Shopping > Clothing
10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 13 minutes from The Wolseley
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from The Wolseley
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from The Wolseley
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a tailed experience emphasising wellbeing and health. All of the spa treatments have been carefully ... More
 
 
 
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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The Rivoli Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated ... More
 
 
 
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Wolseley
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Between the Victorian elegance of Berkley Square and the Imperial magnificence of Piccadilly, you might be surprised to find a club that oozes with Eastern decadence, ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Wolseley
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
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The May Fair
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Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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