One of the best-known hotels in the world, originally opening in 1906. It's still as smart as ever and the restaurant, with chef John Williams in charge is really very good indeed. As you might have guessed, this is fine-dining French cuisine but it's one of the vanishingly-few places in London to demand a shirt and tie of male diners.
"Our first courses of crab roll with avocado and Charentais melon and slender white asparagus with langoustine and peas — each pea peeled of its skin — were feminine and well dressed, like some of the customers among the fascinating mix of age, gender and type that has always distinguished this singular restaurant." READ REVIEW
Michael Winner Sunday Times
Reviewed on December 20, 2009
"The Ritz chef, John Williams, is a supreme professional. His food is beyond belief good, served in far and away the most beautiful dining room in London. The Ritz is awesome. In a class of its own." READ REVIEW