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The Goring Bar & Lounge

#309 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
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15 Beeston Place | The Goring Hotel, London SW1W 0JW, England
+44 20 7396 9000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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15 Beeston Place | The Goring Hotel, London SW1W 0JW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I knew I was returning to London, the first thing I did was book afternoon tea here. I had afternoon tea at this lovely hotel just last year, and was so excited to be able to come back. While I could have booked tea...More

Thank suzabella60
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a couple of hour to spare as I had to collect my passport. I chose the Goring because you can eat wonderful food alone there without feeling like a freak/Billy-no-mates. I had a glass of the house champagne, and was offered a copy...More

Thank debswestsussex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel to London every couple of months for business but always try to treat myself on Sundays by going for afternoon tea. I have made it a goal to try someplace different each time. However, this visit, I sought the comfort of a familiar...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a long layover at Gatwick. We decided to head to London and have a nice meal. Walking from Victoria Station in search of a nice place we found it—The Goring Hotel! We ate at their bar and lounge. The service...More

Thank 42markg
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Had a couple of drinks in the evening at the Goring Lounge. The staff was very friendly, and took very good care of me. I was constantly being asked if I needed anything else, and was brought a newspaper without even asking! The drinks menu...More

Thank goduke2016
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A great traditional tea in the heart of the city. Solo dining wasn’t uncomfortable, nor was I the only solo person there. The staff are incredible—very attentive and thoughtful (my cup was never near empty), also more than happy to chat if you like (or...More

Thank courtney w
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I came here for afternoon tea with the girls in my family. It was just divine!. Not just the food, but the service, the surroundings, the ambience --- out of this world!

Thank Dyecottage
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Such a spectacular place. Superb staff, spectacular for and environment. If you have a chance to stay in the hotel your double lucky

Thank 6Kristin9
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have had tea and meals here many times and have never been disappointed! The food is excellent and the service matches! This privately owned and independently run hotel shows the best of British hospitality. Excellent attentive service without being intrusive or "over the top"....More

1  Thank PBTravelstheWorld
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We have just experienced a delightful afternoon at The Goring. We enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea in charming surroundings. From the friendly welcome of the doormen we were greeted warmly by the entire team who were there to make our experience as special as possible....More

Thank Hibbsy35
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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judith n
14 April 2017|
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Response from jeremycolman | Reviewed this property |
I have never tried tea here but I am sure it would be good.
Stuart P
13 April 2017|
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Response from ActonDave | Reviewed this property |
They are very accommodative so I would expect yes. Just ring and ask them!
28 October 2015|
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Response from dvillax | Reviewed this property |
I eat everything so, would have no idea, sorry...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Beeston Place | The Goring Hotel, London SW1W 0JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7396 9000
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