Le Caprice

About

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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Venue Details & Map

Le Caprice

Address
Airlington House
Airlington Street
London
SW1A 1RJ
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7629 2239
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 24 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Le Caprice

5.0 out of 5 8 March 2016
by Adrian B.

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

5.0 out of 5 13 January 2016
by Michael C.

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

5.0 out of 5 4 September 2015
by A S.

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!

Recommended.more

1.0 out of 5 17 July 2015
by Carol R.

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

4.0 out of 5 16 March 2014
by Soomin R.

I walked in, and immediately, found the place to be very elegant and well-presented. The bread served at start was solid (oftentimes, you can tell a lot about the restaurant just from the bread that they serve.)

For main, I ordered the lobster roll and loved it. It was just the right portion and flavor, enough to satiate my big appetite but sophisticated enough to differentiate it from your...more

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