Espelette  

 
 
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The Connaught, Mayfair, Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL
 
 
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Breakfast: 7am-10.45am, Lunch: 12noon-3pm, Dinner: 6pm-10.30pm | Afternoon tea: Mon to Fri 3pm-5.30pm, Sat & Sun 1.30pm, 3.30pm and 5.30pm sittings
 

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EspeletteTucked away inside London's legendary Connaught Hotel, Espelette is a relaxed bistro-style restaurant with glass windows leading to sweeping views of Mayfair's Mount Street, Carlos Place and 'Silence', a water feature designed by Tadao Ando. Open throughout the day, it offers a selection of Helene Darroze's signature dishes inspired by the town of Espelette and the South West of France. The lunch, dinner and all-day dining menus feature Gallic favourites like fish soup with garlic croutons; lobster salad with crispy celeriac; and chicken stuffed with wild mushrooms with sauce poulette. The three course Menu du Jour offers excellent value for money and features simple, seasonal brasserie fare - perfect for low-key business lunches. The restaurant also serves breakfast and traditional afternoon tea so you can dine at any time on first class food in an informal, brasserie-style setting.

 

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Marylebone Railway Station
 
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