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Le Caprice

Arlington House Arlington Street, London SW1A 1RJ, England
+44 20 7629 2239
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Arlington House Arlington Street, London SW1A 1RJ, England
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Reviewed today

Excellent ingredients served beautifully with an eastern lilt. Sue and I booked the table for lunch on a Wednesday and we needed to, by the time we left the place was full. It is a business lunch/celebration/joy of life kind of venue. The waiters are...More

Thank Derek P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First visit, very impressed enjoyed everything, decor, food and friendly staff,will definitely be returning.

Thank chicaKent
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had at dinner the bar (great place to eat at if the restaurant is full). It's a vibrant yet elegant / art decoish atmosphere. There were a couple of standout dishes (the chicken Milanese, the scallops. The salads were also great. Limited wine list but...More

Thank monaco_trotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location. We visited on a Friday lunchtime. Between 2-4pm there is a fixed price menu. They don't automatically give you the menu for this but upon asking we got handed the menu. All staff were very friendly and relaxed about our visit. At no...More

Thank Becci L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pre theatre meal included with our theatre tickets. It was great value in both taste and service. The crispy duck was excellent, plentiful and tasteful. The chicken Milanes simple. Desserts were also of high quality. All round great start to a night...More

Thank Ret40
Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Caprice is located at the base of an externally austere 1935 art deco housing development (see picture). The clean mirrored interior has some art deco features which have been marred by black felt circles stuck on the walls like ink spots (see picture). The...More

1  Thank PeterBibby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two friends had a lovely lunch at Le Caprice. The restaurant is beautiful inside, the staff are very professional, friendly and attentive - nothing too much trouble. The food was lovely - well presented, fresh and tasty! Would highly recommend and will be...More

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le Caprice is featured as London's Number One in many guides, so expectations run sky high. In my case, they were completely met. The service has the perfect mixture between laid back and completely professional, the menue offers a nice range between English an international,...More

Thank CarruthersBlonay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The interior of the restaurant could be an excellent set for a classy movie. Such an old school charm where impeccable manners are highly appreciated. Still cosy and not intimidating like some very posh places across London. And I loved the food. Seriously loved. Specially...More

Thank olgacorelli88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem, and a London classic. Sit at the bar and have lunch. Food is superb. Great for people watching.

Thank Jlewislondon
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Response from London74400 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from ladybirdlodge | Reviewed this property |
There is a modest area inside the restaurant and a good number of tables alfresco. I am sure that if you ask to reserve an area they would consider it given enough notice
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Smart casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 52 - US$ 77
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arlington House Arlington Street, London SW1A 1RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7629 2239
The classic St James's restaurant, Le Caprice is close to the Royal Academy, Burlington Arcade and Bond Street and moments from Piccadilly, Mayfair and the West End. Le Caprice's menu features classic British, European and American favourites and its timeless black and white interior is complemented by a collection of iconic photographs by David Bailey. For your evening's entertainment, our pianist plays from 6.30Pm until midnight. For more relaxed dining, the full menu is also available at the bar.
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