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Criterion

Lady Blonde says: “Criterion is in possession of an impressively stunning dining room that is ideally suited to pre-theatre dates.” Lady Blonde’s full review

224 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HP

Call 020 7930 0488
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Filed under: Restaurant
Location: West End
Nearest tube: Piccadilly Circus

The 130 year old history resonates from every corner of Criterion which is located, quite literally, on top of Piccadilly Circus. First opening in 1874, the restaurant has played host to the likes of Sir Winston Churchill and the crowd today is predominantly elegant businessmen and the occasional, accidental, stunned tourist. Head Chef, Matthew Foxon offers a Modern European menu complementing the elegant space.

 
Monday to Saturday

Lunch: 12pm-2:30pm; Dinner: 5:30pm-11:30pm

Sunday

Lunch: 12pm-3:30pm; Dinner: 5:30pm-10:30pm

Afternoon Tea

Thursday to Sunday: 2:30pm and 4pm

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