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

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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 £184  28% 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  37% 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 £175  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
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Bellamy's
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
18 - 18a Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
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Brasserie Zedel
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
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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
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The Ritz Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Wolseley
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The Wolseley, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
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Strictly Ballroom The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th March to 21st July 2018
The Wolseley, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Wolseley
Pop Idol winner Will Young plays the brand new role of band leader, Wally Strand, in the West End transfer of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Championship ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 21st April 2018
The Wolseley, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 8 minutes from The Wolseley
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
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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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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 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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Fine Art Commissions Ltd
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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Chris Beetles
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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Mallett Ely House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
37 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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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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London > Shopping > Clothing
10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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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
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from The Wolseley
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
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30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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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
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Wolseley
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from The Wolseley
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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
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Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from 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
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Wolseley
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From Life
From Life
Exhibitions | Until 11th March 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts 3 minutes walk from The Wolseley

Looking to the past, present and future of one of the cornerstones of artistic process, the Royal Academy asks what ...More

 
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Exhibitions | On 23rd January 2018 

Royal Institution of Great Britain 4 minutes walk from The Wolseley

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Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2018 

Stephen Friedman Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Wolseley

The exhibition marks an important moment in Wiley's career, as he departs from the portrait style for which he is ...More

Polly Apfelbaum: Dubuffet's Feet My Hands
Exhibitions | Until 2nd February 2018 

Frith Street Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Wolseley

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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Comedy | Until 13th February 2018 

Piccadilly Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Wolseley

Each day, an all-star cast improvise a brand new Austen work based on audience suggestions. Full of swooning ladies, stolen ...More

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
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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 3rd March 2018 

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
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 8 minutes walk from The Wolseley

A slickly choreographed, multimedia celebration of the music and career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 includes the hits ...More

The Cutting Edge
Comedy | On 23rd January 2018 

Comedy Store 8 minutes walk from The Wolseley

A night of topical humour from Jarred Christmas, Ian Stone, Paul Thorne, Roger Monkhouse, Ben Norris and Andrew Ryan....More

The Birthday Party
The Birthday Party
Theatre | Until 14th April 2018 

Harold Pinter Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Wolseley

A trio of Olivier Award winners, Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan, star in Harold Pinter's darkly comic thriller ...More

 

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