Le Caprice was originally opened in London in 1947 by Mario Gallati, a former Maitre d' of The Ivy. It was then reopened in 1981 in its modern-day guise. With its contemporary black and white décor, David Bailey photographs and long bar, Le Caprice has established itself as a social institution in London with its effortless style, coveted cuisine and well-heeled crowd. Generations of diners have enjoyed the unique atmosphere and unsurpassed service of the avant-garde eatery, making it a firm favourite among a discerning international clientele.
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Ok, so there is a 4 pound cover charge which seems odd; wouldn't it make more sense just to raise the prices a bit? However, this was the best meal that we have had in London. We had eaten at Gordon Ramsays place the night before and had a good meal and a great waiter, but this food was superior. (BTW Ramsay's restaurant had a cover charge as well-perhaps this is now the standard in London)...more
What can you say; a favourite for so many years and never fails to delight...a special occasion or fish and chips at the bar; it doesn't matter. And with excellent food and drink supported by a wonderful, knowledgeable, discreet, unhurried team who make the time to advise or chat so you feel welcome and at home.... and a great setting too! though a little unsettling yesterday and I couldn't...more
Incredible menu! It took me ages to decide on something because everything on the menu looks exquisite. The octopus and chorizo for the starter was great but the roast suckling pig was just incredible.
Service was also great. I ended up drinking more than I should have because the wine kept on getting topped up without me noticing!
Beautiful restaurant the put us in a small enclave for our...more
Still remains a classic after all these years. Duck salad starter and liver and onions as a main. Fantastic. Wish other patrons dressed up though if I'm honest, it goes with the ambiance.
Great service, great food, overall will set you back around £50-100 pp depending on how much wine you drink!
Oh hell no. The food was good, but the service was weird and made for a very unpleasant evening. Our first meal in London that was poor. I mean even the simplest places have had great service! Too many waiters were all over each table. One main waiter is how to make a true connection. We were never offered a second cocktail. They don't give bread plates so we awkwardly put our bread on the...more