The Wellesley Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collection Hotel, London

Dining

The Wellesley Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collection Hotel, London is home to a selection of the city's most exquisite and intimate lounges and restaurants including Crystal Bar and Oval Restaurant. Within our Art Deco-styled interior, we boast the finest Italian food, outstanding service, stylish jazz music performances and a distinguished collection of the world’s finest spirits and cigars.

Oval Restaurant

Oval Restaurant

Italian

The Oval Restaurant offers an intimate and sophisticated dining experience with fine presentation and impeccable service. Head Chef Sebastiano Cioffi creates refined Italian cuisine from fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Open for breakfast,lunch and dinner
Jazz Lounge

Jazz Lounge

Italian

Embedded into The Wellesley's culture is the love of live jazz. The building maintains its historic roots of love for music by hosting weekly jazz nights, Live at The Wellesley, where guests can enjoy the best of Italian cuisine in Knightsbridge.

Crystal Bar

Crystal Bar

Other

The exclusive Crystal Bar brings the decadence and glamour of the 1920’s vividly to life in the heart of Knightsbridge. The walls are adorned with The Wellesley’s impressive selections of whisky, cognac and Armagnac collections.

Jazz Lounge

Private Dining

Italian

The Wellesley offers the perfect setting for an understated, private function in Knightsbridge. Transforming the chic Jazz Lounge into a private space which can be adjusted to suit your needs, it's an ideal venue for any London occasion.

Live at The Wellesley

Embedded into The Wellesley's culture is the love of Jazz. The building maintains its historic roots of love for hosting weekly jazz nights - Live at The Wellesley - where guests can enjoy the best of Italian cuisine, paired with the smooth sounds of live music.

Live at The Wellesley are housed in the intimate surroundings of the Jazz Lounge. Former home to the famous Pizza on the Park at Hyde Park Corner, where jazz greats such as Jamie Cullum, George Melly, Amy Winehouse and Barbara Cook regularly performed, the weekly live performances aim to provide a unique Knightsbridge jazz-dining experience.

There is no greater tribute to our famous musical heritage than to keep the tradition alive through Jazz Nights.

Live at The Wellesley enforces a reservation and deposit policy. To avoid disappointment, it is always advisable to make a booking in advance. Reservations can be made directly with us by phone on +44 020 3668 6530 or email to restaurant@thewellesley.co.uk.

Furthermore, guests can reserve through third party websites such as Opentable or Bookatable. Please note that for Christmas, New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day, all reservations via third party will not be valid without an e mail from the hotel confirming the booking.

Our team will confirm your reservation by email. We kindly advise you arrive at your reserved time as we will only be able to hold your table for 30 minutes past the booking time. Should unforeseen circumstances affect this, please contact us beforehand.

The Wellesley Knightsbridge is a boutique hotel with a limited number of seats available in our outlets. Credit/ debit card details will be required at the time of the booking. Guests who wish to cancel or rearrange a reservation are required to give 24 hours' notice prior to arrival. For cancellations within less than 24 hours' notice, a penalty fee applies.

Please inform us about any special dietary requirements or request for special occasions at the time of the booking.

1920's Feel and Decorative Features

The walls of the lavish Crystal Bar are adorned with glass unique display cases containing The Wellesley’s impressive selections of whisky, cognac and armagnac collections, including a number of extremely rare bottles from 1770. Our passionate bar team can create a cocktail of your choice or you may choose from the vast selection of classic cocktails on the menu. A food menu is also available. Enjoy a crisp glass of Champagne or take advantage of our large selection of Cognacs and whiskies that take pride of place in a specially designed feature wall.

Cigar Lounge & Terrace leather seats and sculptured wall art.

More About Oval Restaurant

Thoughtful Presentation

Dining at The Wellesley is about enjoying each moment, and we have options to suit every mood and occasion.

Impeccable Service

Connoisseurs of fine wines will be well served with an expertly curated list of vintages as well as a bespoke cocktail list.

Bespoke Menus

Bespoke menus can be crafted to suit your needs. Please contact the Oval Restaurant by emailing restaurant@thewellesley.co.uk for further information.

To avoid disappointment, it is always advisable to make a booking in advance. Reservations can be made directly with us by phone on +44 020 3668 6530 or email to restaurant@thewellesley.co.uk.

Furthermore, guests can reserve through third party websites such as Opentable or Bookatable. Please note that for Christmas, New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day, all reservations via third party will not be valid without an email from the hotel confirming the booking.

Our team will confirm your reservation by email. We kindly advise you arrive at your reserved time as we will only be able to hold your table for 30 minutes past the booking time. Should unforeseen circumstances affect this, please contact us beforehand.

The Wellesley Knightsbridge is a boutique hotel with a limited number of seats available in our outlets. Credit/ debit card details will be required at the time of the booking. Guests who wish to cancel or rearrange a reservation are required to give 24 hours' notice prior to arrival. For cancellations within less than 24 hours' notice, a penalty fee applies.

Please inform us about any special dietary requirements or request for special occasions at the time of the booking.

Cigar Lounge & Terrace

The Cigar Humidor

Housing Europe's Largest Collection of Cigars. Our bespoke Humidor holds one of the most exclusive and extensive selections of cigar outside Cuba. For the complete experience, our team of Cigar Experts can advise in selection tailored to personal tastes, cutting & lighting. For the cigar aficionado - a unique and intimate atmosphere that delivers on being one of the most exceptional places to enjoy a fine cigar in London. Our humidor specialist Giuseppe Ruo is always on hand with his fully trained team to ensure that the selection process is as pleasurable as the smoking.

Cigar humidor with an extensive cigar collection.
Cigar Lounge with leather seating, gold details, and a portrait of a man smoking a cigar.

Cigar Lounge

Take the time to savour the exceptional. Our private cigar terrace houses our bespoke humidor and a connoisseur’s selection of only the finest cigars. Enjoy a Montecristo, a Cohiba, or a limited edition Bolivar in the most convivial surroundings.

Cigar Terrace open air leather seating with small square dining tables.

Terrace

The heated terrace and inviting leather seats offer the ultimate experience for cigar aficionados and novices alike so that you can take time to savour the exceptional whatever the weather.

Cigar Lounge & Terrace small dining table with leather seats and a portrait of a man smoking a cigar.

Cigar and Cognac Experience

Further your understanding of the art with a masterclass with our cigar experts. It includes a 2-3 hour session to indulge in two cigars with a complete commentary on the art of the cigar. Starting from £300 per person. For enquiries, email our team on restaurant@thewellesley.co.uk

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