The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley Hotel

11 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LY +44 2081663079

Main Course £28
Food Spend £55
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday: 07.00 - 11:00 12:00 - 14:30 19:00 - 22:30

A really enjoyable evening, staff were very attentive and the food was delicious!

Lucy Hall 15 August 2014
From London

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More about The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley Hotel

An exclusive hideaway seating just 28 diners, The Oval at The Wellesley Hotel pays homage to the finest traditions of Italian cuisine. The stunning Art Deco dining room conjures images of a true Italian family feast, with glossy marble and smooth, pastel pink leather adding a touch of luxury.

Alongside gourmet pizzas and sumptuous meats from the grill, indulge in bold signature seafood dishes from The Oval menu, like homemade cod brandade ravioli, or salt-crusted wild sea bass with seasonal vegetables. Decadent Italian desserts include dark chocolate fondant with crunchy hazelnut, or classic tiramisu.

The Wellesley Hotel in London also hosts live music sessions in its 1920s-style Jazz Lounge.

In one of London’s most luxurious boutique hotels, The Oval Restaurant in Knightsbridge is a 2-minute walk from Hyde Park Corner Tube Station.

Customer Reviews for The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley Hotel


(based on 43 reviews)

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22 August 2014 by Nicholle from London
I would highly recommend The Wellesley. My sister and I took mum there for her birthday and it was a treat! The staff were very attentive and the food was fabulous! It was a lovely evening
21 August 2014 by Julia White from London
Great food and service, quiet and tranquil setting.
20 August 2014 by Joanna Leguen de lacroix from London
The Oval Restaurant is small and elegant. We went on a Monday night and the restaurant was empty for most of the evening. We booked the 3 courses & a glass of champagne for £35 deal and it was worth every penny. Attentive service, great food;- amuse-bouche, 2 x baskets of fresh italian bread & chocolates with coffee in addition to the 3 set courses. Would definitely go again on this deal. Drinks on the wine list were expensive - cheapest glass of wine was £9.50, bottles c. £50 and cocktails c. £15, but if you don't drink much, or are happy with tap water - this is a great place.
20 August 2014 by Simon Rumble from Basingstoke
Our first meal at The Oval Restaurant was an absolute delight. The set lunch menu was delicious from start to finish with the star of the show the outstanding burrata ravioli with truffle sauce. Why haven't we been here before? Rest assured, we will be back!
19 August 2014 by Flavio Cury from London
It is a nice, small restaurant in a small boutique hotel in Knightsbridge. Food is Italin, of good quality if not very creative.
19 August 2014 by Alan Seviour from Surrey
When we arrived at the Wellesly Hotel we were greeted by the friendly Doorman and escorted from our taxi into the wonderfully and expensively decorated lobby. We were shown into the front bar just off the lobby and sat in the open terrace. We had drinks, being a glass of white wine and a non alcoholic cocktail. After about 30 minutes we were shown into the Oval Restaurant, The room is quite small only seating for 25-30 people, and as it says on the tin it is oval. We were disappointed to find that we were alone in this beautiful room. They have not spared any cost on decorating what we saw of this hotel. We had booked the special offer meal being 3 courses and a glass of Prosecco for £30 per person. The starters we had were duck salad and salmon tartare , then the mains were seabass and a tagliata followed by a mousse and a bavois. The food was good if not outstanding, there was nothing memorable about any of the courses. The service was attentive however we felt a little surrounded with staff, perhaps on a night when there are more tables occupied this wouldn't be an issue. We ordered a bottle of white wine to have with the meal. After dinner they offered to serve coffee in the Jazz lounge (live performances throughout the evening). We had two Americanos and one glass of champagne. The breakdown of the bill is Pre Dinner Drinks: £24.50/ Meal: £30 per person/Wine With Meal: £55/ Coffee And Glass of Champagne: £29.50. So together with the service charge the bill came to £190.13. Was it worth, it in our opinion no it wasn't. We have had much better meals with equally good service in a really good restaurant for half that price. Would we use the Wellesley's Oval Restaurant again then the answer must be no.
19 August 2014 by Jim Richardson from Dublin
Excellent meal in a lovely small restaurant in this Art Deco hotel. Food allergy dealt with with no fuss
18 August 2014 by Eva Meyer from Ondon
Amazing food and service:))))
15 August 2014 by Lucy Hall from London
A really enjoyable evening, staff were very attentive and the food was delicious!
11 August 2014 by Doug Beatty from London
Great space, service and food

The Oval Restaurant at The Wellesley Hotel

11 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LY

General: +44 2036686530
Reservations: +44 2081663079

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