The Wolseley  

 
 
ADDRESS
160 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J 9EB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Main menu 12noon-3pm, 5.30pm-12midnight | All day menu 11.30am-12midnight
 
PRICES
Main courses £14-£22
 

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The WolseleyThe great Brasseries of France are the most obvious inspiration for this hugely popular restaurant, but there are few places in Paris that can match The Wolseley for sheer plushness. Originally a 1920s car showroom, it was built on such an extravagant scale that it bankrupted Wolseley Motors. Swift black-clad waiters glide across the patterned marble floor, carrying groaning platters of fruits de mer, steak frites and lobster bisque between the pillars and archways of this Italian-influenced dining room. It's packed with celebrities at all times of day - we spotted a relaxed looking Ralph Fiennes brunching here last time - and booking a table is usually done months in advance if you don't happen to be Michael Winner.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Green Park Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St. James's Hotel & Club London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  37% off
7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Naming the St James's Hotel 'and Club' is a clever way of letting you know exactly what to expect from this establishment. Tucked away down a ... More
 
 
 
The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  36% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
The May Fair Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  41% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
The luxurious May Fair Hotel is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The May Fair puts you in a peaceful spot ... More
 
 
 
 
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L'Artiste Muscle
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
1 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
Bistro ... More
 
 
 
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Bellamy's
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
18 - 18a Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
The pedigree of this tucked-away brasserie is excellent having as it does three former Annabel's employees behind it. Owner Gavin Rankin, manager Chris Steiger and head ... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Zedel
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
Chris Corbin and Jeremy King (the duo who brought us The Wolseley and more recently The Delaunay), return with a new addition to the London restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Caviar House & Prunier
London > Restaurants > Russian restaurants
161 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
Russian gastro shop and cafe-style restaurant. The caviar is delicious and the champagne of the very highest calibre. However, as you might expect in the heart ... More
 
 
 
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Aura Mayfair
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
49 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from The Wolseley
Mayfair's intimate hybrid venue Aura is part cocktail bar, part club and part restaurant, serving contemporary European cuisine with a Pan-Asian twist. Despite the slick décor ... More
 
 
 
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The Ritz Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
Tea at The Ritz has to be the London equivalent of Breakfast at Tiffany's - a world-famous brand that captures the essence of each city's ... More
 
 
 
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The Wolseley, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd May 2017 to 6th January 2018
The Wolseley, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression when Miranda Hart makes her West End debut as tyrannical Miss Hannigan in the ...More
 
 
 
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Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st October - 1st October 2017
The Wolseley, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 8 minutes from The Wolseley
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from The Wolseley
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 8 minutes from The Wolseley
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Fine Art Commissions Ltd
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Portraits, commissioned and otherwise, are a tradition as old as art itself, with representations made of great men and women for posterity from the time of ... More
 
 
 
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Chris Beetles
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Gallery owner Chris Beetles has been dealing for 25 years, and for 16 years from this location in the heart of St James's. Specializing in English ... More
 
 
 
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Mallett Ely House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
37 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Mallett is one of the oldest established antiques dealers in the world, founded in 1865 in Bath by jeweller and silversmith John Mallett. The company specialises ... More
 
 
 
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Nigel Milne
London > Shopping > Jewellery
12a Piccadilly Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Fine, modern, own-design jewellery, using 18-carat gold and gemstones. In addition there is a selection of antique fine jewellery from 1850-1950. A catalogue is available on ... More
 
 
 
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Daks Simpsons
London > Shopping > Clothing
10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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Laduree
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
71-72 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 13 minutes from The Wolseley
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from The Wolseley
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from The Wolseley
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a compact gym, herbal sauna and a good size aromatic steam room as well ... More
 
 
 
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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The Rivoli Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated ... More
 
 
 
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Wolseley
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
Between the Victorian elegance of Berkley Square and the Imperial magnificence of Piccadilly, you might be surprised to find a club that oozes with Eastern decadence, ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Wolseley.
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Wolseley
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
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The May Fair
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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Spencer House 3 minutes walk from The Wolseley

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Exhibitions | Until 20th August 2017 

Royal Academy of Arts 3 minutes walk from The Wolseley

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Exhibitions | On 26th July 2017 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 5 minutes walk from The Wolseley

The Classic Crime Book Group meets on the last Wednesday of every month. Our Next meeting is on July 26th...More

Annie
Annie
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Piccadilly Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Wolseley

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression when Miranda Hart makes her West End debut ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Criterion Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Wolseley

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Her Majesty's Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Wolseley

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 1st October 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 8 minutes walk from The Wolseley

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
What The Ladybird Heard
What The Ladybird Heard
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 8 minutes walk from The Wolseley

Julia Donaldson's delightful picture book 'What the Ladybird Heard' comes to life on the stage with a 'moo' and a ...More

 

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