Criterion Restaurant


The Criterion is an elegant and beautiful restaurant in the heart of Piccadilly Circus. Originally opened in 1874, this romantic Grade II-listed restaurant has undergone a gentle restoration, adding warmth and comfort to a renowned fine dining venue. Regarded as the most spectacular dining room in London, The Criterion restaurant exudes timeless opulence.<br/><br/>Sourcing the finest and freshest ingredients from the British Isles, Head Chef Matthew Foxon has created a modern European menu that is both simple and luxurious.<br/><br/>The grand surroundings of The Criterion also present an inviting setting for traditional afternoon tea. A selection of finger sandwiches, homemade cakes, scones and tarts are served alongside a choice of tea or a glass of Criterion's house Champagne. <br/><br/>Live music performances every Wednesday night from 7pm add to the charming ambience, whilst the famous Long Bar entices diners to enjoy various cocktails and wines, alongside half-dozen oysters, in the comfort of red velvet seating. The only restaurant in London showcasing magical Neo-Byzantine design, The Criterion Restaurant is an alluring dining experience for you to discover.

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Criterion Restaurant

224 Piccadilly
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
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