The Restaurant at The Capital

British, Vegetarian·
Bronze Award

SquareMeal Review of The Restaurant at The Capital

Bronze Award

Set within the five-star Capital just a stone’s throw from Harrods, this revamp of the hotel’s dining room exudes classic British hospitality, from the setting through to the menus and staff. It’s ideally located for lunch following a morning’s sightseeing and shopping around Knightsbridge and South Kensington, while hotel guests, locals and Londoners who fancy a taste of the high life might like to stop in for dinner.

As is de rigeur, The Restaurant at The Capital relies heavily upon independent local suppliers and farmers for its ingredients, which are then carefully crafted into classic British dishes by head chef Adam Simmonds and his team. In order to showcase the freshest seasonal produce and newest creations from the kitchen, the menus change frequently, but an idea of the kinds of dishes you might encounter on your visit include oysters with cucumber, English wasabi and lardo or veal sweetbreads with watercress, lemon and liquorice to start, and the likes of salt-aged duck with grapefruit, turnip and fennel, or John Dory with curd, cuttlefish, kohlrabi and caviar to follow.

Desserts such as elderflower ice cream with blossom honey, oats and yogurt, and white chocolate brownie with peanut parfait and cocoa sorbet ought not to be missed, though if you’re in the mood for something savoury, a British cheese plate should do the trick. A seven-course tasting menu affords a treat for those looking to splash out, while the set lunch menu is ideal for corporate lunches or anyone struggling to choose à la carte.  

A very impressive collection of wines, many from small artisan producers, rounds off the dining experience nicely, so whether you allow the team to guide you to a bottle to share, or opt for a carefully curated wine flight to accompany your meal, you’re sure to land on something delicious.

Good to know

Average Price
££££ - £50 - £79
British, Vegetarian
Glamorous, Luxury, Quiet conversation, Traditional, Widely spaced tables
Food Occasions
All day dining, Dinner, Lunch
Alfresco And Views
Outside seating
Special Features
Vegetarian options
Celebrations, Special occasions
Food Hygiene Rating

The Restaurant at The Capital Menu Highlights

Main Courses
Lobster Roll - £24.00

Our native lobster roll with zhoug paste, truffle emulsion, tarragon mayonnsaise and a generous helping of summer truffle & lemon verbena served in a brioche roll 

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Location for The Restaurant at The Capital

The Capital Hotel , 22-24 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1AT

020 7591 1202


Opening Times

Mon 07:30-10:00
Tue 07:30-10:00
Wed 07:30-10:00
Thu 07:30-10:00
Fri 07:30-10:00
Sat 07:30-10:00
Sun 07:30-10:00
Mon 12:00-16:00
Tue 12:00-16:00
Wed 12:00-16:00
Thu 12:00-16:00
Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat 12:00-16:00
Sun 12:00-16:00
Mon 04:00-22:00
Tue 04:00-22:00
Wed 04:00-22:00
Thu 04:00-22:00
Fri 04:00-22:00
Sat 04:00-22:00
Sun 04:00-22:00

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2 Reviews 

Alison P

31 July 2018  
Service very good but that's the only good point. The dining room is poorly decorated and tired. And I only enjoyed the starter. The main had really sour mushrooms. And the dessert was so tart it was inedible.

Anne W

31 July 2018  
Excellent foods, set menu excellent and first class service.
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