The Dining Room at The Goring


British | Westminster, Strand, Victoria

The Goring has been a London institution for over 100 years. It's around the corner from Buckingham Palace and the Queen has been known to pop in from time to time, so if you're lucky you might see a royal or two. Here you'll find high-end Michelin-starred dining. Don't miss out on the eggs drumkilbo - they were a fave of the Queen Mother.

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Cheeky overnight - dinner, bed and breakfast at the royal's favourite The Goring
So close to Buckingham Palace it's a home from home for the Queen, this traditional London hotel may be a classic but its bar and restaurant are still as...
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Restaurant details

Beeston Place, London SW1W 0JW
Nearest tube: 
Telephone number: 020 7396 9000
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
More info: 
  • Bar area
  • Outside seating (weather permitting)

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Beeston Place, London SW1W 0JW


Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Matthew Norman Telegraph
Reviewed on May 21, 2012
"The main courses were impressive, so three of us thought, in the plain, unfussy culinary style reportedly favoured by Her Maj." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 5
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on February 14, 2010
"Clearly there are people who like the Goring, or it would not have survived for a century. Sadly, I'm not one of them." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Nick Harman Foodepedia Estimated score
Reviewed by March 26, 2009
"...the Goring is a great big dreadnought of British imperial dining power steaming its own unique track through a sea of mediocre, me too, ‘Modern European’ restaurants. " READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Mark Bolland Evening Standard Estimated score
Reviewed on November 17, 2008
"A thriving, family-run business, with the highest standards. The very best of British." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 10
Michael Darvell View London Estimated score
Reviewed on September 19, 2006
"The Dining Room at The Goring is great for any occasion and its afternoon tea is one of the best in town, with homemade sandwiches and cakes that are unbeatable." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on November 11, 2006
"This is very good, old-fashioned London hotel eating the way you don’t really get any more. " READ REVIEW