Corrigan's Mayfair

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"VERY GOOD"

44 reviews

28 Upper Grosvenor Street , London, W1K 7EH

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SquareMeal Review of Corrigan's Mayfair

22

"VERY GOOD"

SquareMeal award hall of fame 1999-2018 logo badgeIt’s hard to imagine Richard Corrigan seated in the restaurant that bears his name – at first glance, the blue-toned dining room and polished expanses seem too elegant to contain him. But there’s something of the chef’s robustness in a heartily seasonal menu, the odd visual pun and a chef’s trolley which might proffer shoulder of suckling pig or Dover sole meunière. Corrigan’s puts nature’s larder on the table in a way that suits “occasions when you want to be spoilt”. Influences are wide-ranging, so you might find chicken congee with scallop or roasted boneless quail with red curry and prawn toast ahead of perfectly timed Cornish cod with stuffed baby squid or one of the justly renowned game specialities: if you’re going to have hare in Mayfair, have it here, or try roast wild duck with pumpkin, celery and walnut. Presentation is appealing, but a fair distance from fussy – and the same can be said of a wine list grouped loosely by style.

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Corrigan's Mayfair Location

28 Upper Grosvenor Street , London W1K 7EH

Opening times

Mon-Fri, Sun 12N-2.45pm (Sun -3.45pm) Mon-Sun 6-10.30pm (Sun -9.15pm)

Private Dining

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Richard Corrigan’s flagship is all about warm hospitality and jocular levity, but here in Mayfair you also get refinement by the bucket load in its various private dining rooms. The Lindsay Room has a 42in LCD screen, letting diners watch all the kitchen action, or for a more private affair, Poet’s Corner offers a VIP feel. At the Chef’s Table, guests meet the kitchen brigade before taking their seats behind a glass wall to watch them at work. Lastly, in the Kitchen Library, tasting menus are introduced and served by the chefs.


The Kitchen Library Capacity: 6
The Chef's Table Capacity: 12
The Lindsay Room Capacity: 30
The Poet Capacity: 10

Corrigan's Mayfair's Reviews

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Food & Drink: 8.1

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Service: 8.0

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Atmosphere: 7.6

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Value: 6.8

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Food + drink: 4

Service: 3

Atmosphere: 3

Value: 3

23 May 2016

Lovely food ! Pity about the service ! Watch the cocktail prices......£21+ for ONE glass of champagne !!!

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Food + drink: 4

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 4

Value: 4

22 March 2016

We visited on 17th March and have a really lovely 'set' lunch. The atmosphere was really nice and the music was an added bonus. Richard and staff had made a really effort with shamrock everywhere and were serving 'black velvet' drinks. The staff were attentive and friendly. Everyone seemed to be having a jolly time and loving the quality of the food. In my view it is the only place to visit on St Patrick's Day but it should also be a regular place to dine with food this good.

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Food + drink: 4

Service: 5

Atmosphere: 4

Value: 2

28 September 2015

What to say about Corrigan's? An elegant restaurant with excellent staff, both efficient and courteous at the same time, perfectly poised to assist or serve. However, I wouldn't expect to be gouged for a "cover" charge in such a restaurant. Is £2 a head necessary for an establishment that charges £10 for a gin? To resort to such tactics took the shine from a reasonably good, but not spectacular, meal. The drinks were seriously overpriced and add to the £2 charge felt a little like having one's pocket picked while standing helplessly watching. To the food; starters of smoked salmon and smoked eel were reasonable. The salmon was very salty and was not full of flavour. On main courses, my wife had the red mullet which she praised to the heavens. I had saddle of rabbit which was good, but again not exactly packed with flavour. Desserts were not attractive to us, nor was the cheese plate at £20. Water was almost £5 a bottle. Normally, I am not overly concerned about price - I am there to enjoy. But given the unfavourable balance of the price/flavour equation with the food, the high prices charged for drinks and the add-ons removed a great deal of the pleasure from our night out. A restaurant of this elegance and reputation surely should provide a better all-round experience.

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