Most expensive tasting menus in London

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th July 2014
By Sara Williams London is known for some of the best restaurants in the UK. Crafted by culinary masters, the quality of the food is phenomenal but with quality comes a price! We thought we would put together a list of the most expensive tasting menus in London.   At number one, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay takes first place with a staggering 7 course seasonal inspiration menu priced at £185. (Menus ranges from 7-10 courses, excluding wine)

Restaurant Gordon RamsayClare Smyth

The three Michelin-starred restaurant boasts the culinary talent of Chef Patron Clare Smyth who has been responsible for the kitchens as head chef since 2008. Gordon Ramsay's level of celebrity status has reach such a fever pitch that it has become nearly impossible to get a table. The restaurant is an excellent British restaurant with subtle touches complimenting the excellent seasonal ingredients. You can taste the 7 course seasonal inspirational menu at £185.  

Helene Darroze at the Connaught

HÉLÈNE DARROZE AT THE CONNAUGHT   The two Michelin-starred restaurant at the Connaught is Executive Chef's Helene Darroze's lifelong passion. Darroze is known for her expression of French culinary craft, delivered with contemporary flourish. Your experience of their Inspirational menu will cost you £155 for 9 courses.    

Pied a Terre

Marcus Eaves Michelin-starred chef runs the kitchens and heads up a fantastic team, producing creative and exciting food that continues to delight both diners and critics alike.Marcus Eaves - credit photosJohn Arandhara-Blackwell The 10 course chef tasting menu will cost £145, available for the whole table, guests can also select a vegetarian tasting menu if they prefer.

Atelier Robuchon

Dining at La Cuisine de Joel Robuchon is like eating in the kitchen of an old friend; albeit a friend with impeccable taste. The menu decouverte costs £129 for 8 courses. You can also choose the sommelier's choice for £194 and for French wines matching it could cost you up to £214.  

The Dorchester - credit Pierre MonettaAlain Duccase at The Dorchester

Alain Duccase is one of the most successful restaurateurs in the world, so with quality there comes a price and £125 will get you a 7 course meal, the perfect way to enjoy the complete experience of the Chef's menu. From June 21st, Head Chef Jocelyn Herland steers The Dorchester's menu to highlight the best fresh fruits and vegetables from this new summer season in a collection of innovative dishes.  

The SquarePhil Howard

  Philip Howard has been the chef and co-owner of The Square since its opening in 1991. The restaurants hold themselves with impeccable seasonal ingredients that are accurately cooking and brought together on the plate in a harmonious, elegant, yet satisfying manner. A private dinning tasting experience will cost you £125 for 7 courses ranging from Cornish seabass to saute of Scottish langoustine tails to brillat-savarin cheesecake with gooseberry and elderflower.      

The Greenhouse

thegreenhouserestaurant   The Greenhouse has a selection of irresistible dishes that have been blended into exciting menus founded upon the very finest seasonal ingredients from the highest quality sources. For something extra special the tasting menu is a 'beautifully balanced masterpiece'. The tasting menu is a gastronomic journey through the best produce the season has to offer, and at £120 for 6 courses you can enjoy the stimulating experience shared with the table.    

La Gavroche

Le Gavroche was the first UK restaurant to be awarded one, two and three Michelin stars. The restaurant maintains the highest of reputations amongst both diners and critics which is a michel Rouxtestament to the excellence of the food being prepared by Michel. The tasting menus are priced from £120 but if you fancied a more special dining atmosphere you can hire the Chef's Library, an intimate space with a table seating up to six people, decorated with some of the huge variety of cookery books collected by Michel Roux Jr over many years, for £800 including the food, not including water, wine and all other drinks.  

Hibiscus

Hibiscus interior Credit Rob Whitrow   Two Michelin star Hibiscus was relocated from Shropshire to Mayfair but the food certainly kept up its’ level of quality. Born in France, Claude grew up in a country passionate about produce and its cuisine and it certainly shines through the quality of his restaurant. You can dine at Hibiscus for £120 for 8 courses.    

Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley

Marcus Wareing Chef   The two Michelin starred Marcus is the centre of The Berkeley working closely with Head Chef Mark Froydenlund. The food delivers a modern European menu with British influence using the highest quality produce, creative thought and exacting execution. The Taste menu starts at £120 for 8 courses which allows guests to experience all of Marcus's favourite seasonal dishes, hand-picked and prepared by Chef on the day.   If there are any restaurants that you think we've missed, then let us know!

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th July 2014

Most expensive tasting menus in London