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21 April 2014
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Berners Tavern at Edition Hotelone star

10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP

£52.00 Modern European Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia

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  • Wine: £16.00
  • Champagne: £42.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 7-10.30am 12N-2.30pm 6-10.30pm

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For his latest hit, Jason Atherton’s unstoppable gastronomic bandwagon has rolled into Berners Street, this time in partnership with boutique hotel guru Ian Schrager. The resulting venue is big, bold and well-groomed – a decadent baroque ballroom with ornately moulded ceilings, epic chandeliers, wall-to-wall framed paintings, a booming big-city soundtrack and female staff in white tuxedos. ‘You can feel the energy and finery’, notes one fan. In the kitchen, Atherton’s deputy Phil Carmichael delivers the sophisticated culinary goods on cue – from subtly balanced scallop carpaccio with avocado, radish, jalapeño and lime ice, or Creedy Carver duck breast with richly flavoured braised leg, caramel apple and turnips, to a seasonal surprise involving goats’ cheese sorbet with blackberries and zingy yuzu. Flexibility is the theme, with an all-day menu touting everything from breakfast fry-ups and lunchtime sandwiches to Sunday roasts. Needless to say, it’s up to Atherton’s usual high standard, so ‘dust off those glad rags and join London’s most exciting gastronomic party’.

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  1. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Adam Y.

    Brilliant baroque at Berner's!

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 8

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  2. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    GH

    old meets new

      Gold Reviewer  (69)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  3. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Victor T.

    hard to better

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 7

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  4. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Tina M.
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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 9

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  5. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    TomTom

    Modern dining at its best

      Silver Reviewer  (25)

     
    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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  6. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Natalia P.

    Berners Tavern

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  7. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Benjamin T.

    Great dining room, lovely food

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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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  8. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Toby N.

    The grandest of rooms

      Gold Reviewer  (56)

     
    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 6
    • Value: 9

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  9. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Monikasays

    Gastronomic party

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    Editor's pick

     
    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 9

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  10. Berners Tavern at Edition Hotel

    10 Berners Street, London W1T 3NP
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    Neil M.

    This is not a Tavern by any stretch - it's an extremely fine restaurant

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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  1. Published : Saturday, 12th April 2014

    Drifting Epicure :: Berners Tavern

    By coincidence the birthday dinner of a friend was organized at Berners Tavern the day after my visit at Little Social, both part of Jason Atherton’s growing empire. That’s the only common thing the two restaurants shares though. Berners Tavern offers more of a British fare as opposed to the French of Little Social. The setting is also notably grander. Berners Tavern is located inside The London Edition hotel in the calm neighbourhood of Fitzrovia. The restaurant was all but calm though. It was fully alive already early in the evening when we arrived. We were seated in one of the small tables next to the bar in wait for our dining table. I can see why it’s been so busy since opening last year. The food aside, which I yet had to try, the place was stunning. Walking into the dining room is an eye opener for the unprepared. The tall walls filled with a patchwork of golden frames embraces the spacious dining area beneath the ceiling of elaborate stucco...
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  2. Published : Wednesday, 5th March 2014

    ytTastes :: Berners Tavern Lunch – The London Edition

    Having tried the breakfast, I was back for the lunch menu. Strictly speaking the menu, other than breakfast, is available all day as Berners Tavern is an all day dining establishment. I have to say, I love the decor in the Berners Tavern, it is one of the few places that draws me to look around the dining room instead of giving my dining companions my full attention. As far as I could see, there were a lot of people there for a business lunch/lunch meeting rather than on a purely social dining experience...
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  3. Several opportunities to experience the Berners Tavern at The London Edition. Situated off Oxford Street on Berners Street just down the road from The Sanderson Hotel, Berners Tavern offers all day dining and by the looks of it, is at the time of this post, quite THE place to entertain. The place from what I could see, seemed constantly buzzing with people – business entertaining, social gathering, and just to be seen. Berners Tavern is under the direction of Jason Atherton, and following the trend of late, offers extensive British Cuisine...
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  4. My mum was in London again, and we both really wanted to try the much-talked about Berners Tavern at The London EDITION Hotel. It is incredibly popular at the moment, and though difficult to get a booking, we managed to squeeze in the end of lunch service. Located in Fitzrovia, The London EDITION is a collaboration between Ian Schrager and the Marriott chain of hotels. The partnership of the two was intended to combine the intimate and unique design skills of Schrager with the scale of the Marriott. When we entered the gorgeous lobby of the hotel it certainly didn't feel like a generic Marriott. Marble flooring, stately columns and colour pops gave the hotel a traditional yet modern feel which was also far removed from the other Schrager designed London hotels, The St Martin's Lane and The Sanderson. We agreed that they'd succeeded in fusing the two brands into a beautiful and innovative design hotel...
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  5. Published : Tuesday, 4th February 2014

    S.W. Foodie :: Berners Tavern...

    Mr Atherton, I want to take my hat off to you. Not only have you had a remarkable couple of years with the opening of Pollen Street Social, Little Social and Social Eating House. I've now found my ultimate Central London restaurant... Berners Tavern is quite possibly the most gorgeous, decadent dining room I have ever been in...
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  6. Published : Monday, 27th January 2014

    The Hungry Porker :: Berners Tavern

    Jason Atherton definitely came away from his divorce with Gordon Ramsay with the house and the kids. He hasn’t looked back since that separation, and his restaurants are fast becoming the top go-to places on the London food scene. Berners Tavern is his fourth London restaurant, and it follows more in the vein of the recent Social Eating House, with its hipper and more pocket-friendly menu than that of his flagship Pollen Street Social. Judging by how increasingly trendy his restaurants are getting, he is almost like a slightly less hip version of Mark Hix, except without Tracy Emin and Lily Allen tagging along...
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  7. Published : Saturday, 7th December 2013

    Nomface :: Berners Tavern, London

    Berners Tavern is one of Jason Athertons latest ventures. Set in the London Edition hotel on Berners Street off Oxford Street it boasts one of the most eye catching dining rooms that I have ever dined in. During my breakfast visit I settled for Eggs Royale and a clean looking plate was presented. The portion was rather large to my surprise. The egg yolk was runny and oozed out when I cut through the egg. A classic dish with hollandaise and smoked salmon which was executed very well...
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  8. Hotel food with a twist Hotel restaurants are very different from restaurants in hotels. This may seem like a minor semantic difference, but there’s actually a yawning gulf between the two. Hotel restaurants are identikit eateries serving up a large menu of lowest common denominator dishes designed for weary travellers too tired to care and unadventurous tourists who don’t know any better. Restaurants in hotels, on the other hand, are designed as destinations in their own right with menus and interiors designed to appeal to hotel guests and non-guests alike. Berners Tavern is definitely a restaurant in a hotel. Located on the ground floor of the newly opened, Marriott-owned Edition hotel in Fitzrovia, and part of Jason Atherton’s burgeoning London empire...
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  9. Published : Thursday, 31st October 2013

    The Food Judge :: A Tale of Two Taverns.

    Apparently, a tavern is somewhere that serves wine and an inn is somewhere that serves beer and ale. According to Wikipedia, in the UK, the word “tavern” is no longer in popular use”. I’m not sure that the owners of the relatively new Newman Street, Berners and Merchants Taverns would agree. And other than the fact that it serves wine, I’m not sure that the word “tavern” gives quite the right impression of what Berners Tavern is all about. And for me, it’s all about the room. Pretty jaw-dropping, somewhat spectacular, this is a glamorous, exciting and dramatic dining space. An hotel dining room, yes, but not the drab, dull exercise in neutrality that normally greets you. A delicate and ornate carved ceiling, an eight-storey bar, drop dead gorgeous chandeliers and funky pictures covering all the walls make this a space which makes an immediate impact. If only the food could match it...
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  10. Published : Thursday, 17th October 2013

    Agent Restauranteur :: Berners Tavern – London W1T

    This grand restaurant bathed in candle light delivers a memorable evening of glamorous dining. Jason Atherton’s newest restaurant is a haven from the hustle and bustle of London’s heaving West End. Stepping through the doors of The Edition Hotel is like entering a different world, a world of decadent, stylish glamour. The restaurant itself is stunning – the enormous dining room’s filled with ornate decor; enormous chandeliers hang from the ceiling, framed pictures adorn every inch of the walls, whilst burning candles add an intimate air of romance and atmosphere into an otherwise gargantuan space. Berners Tavern is the talk of town at the moment, and I can see why...
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  11. Kemey and I dined last night at newly opened Berners Tavern. Hardly a week old, the place buzzed with an energy emitting from the diners who all seemed incredibly stoked just to be there. The latest talk of the town among London’s foodiest of connoisseurs, I couldn’t glance across the tavern’s dining room without spying another food writer, a chef on his night off or some other such industry insider. And what a dining room it was to glance across! The space (a former ballroom) was ginormous (we reckoned we could fit ten times our loft conversion one-bedroom flat inside that room). There must have been nearly five metres between the tops of our heads and the restaurant’s two massive custom bronze chandeliers and the gorgeously detailed reliefs along the tops of the walls – walls laden with a series of ornately framed photographic portraits, landscapes and still life paintings...
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  12. Published : Monday, 16th September 2013

    Samphire and Salsify :: Berners Tavern

    Berners Tavern is Jason Atherton’s latest restaurant (he also owns Michelin starred Pollen Street Social, Little Social and Social Eating House) and it is situated inside the rather stylish London Edition Hotel. The hotel is a joint venture between Ian Schrager (a big American hotelier) and Marriott Hotels and is set to feature an exclusive night club and two bars alongside its 173 rooms...
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