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Petrus (London)-Marcus Wareing

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  • rekha Jul 11, 2008 02:05 AM
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Hi there, does anyone know when the Marcus Wareing restaurant will be opening and when they will start taking reservations? I had a reservation for October at Petrus but they phoned to cancel it..It's all a bit annoying.

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  1. It's closed from September for refurbishment and will be reopening early next year, probably January.

    It will be worth the wait!

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    1. re: DollyDagger

      Speculation on another board that this marks the divorce of Wareing & Ramsay and it will reopen as a Marcus Wareing restaurant that is independent from GRH.

      1. re: PhilD

        Well, I had made the res as I thought I would like to see what Marcus or his kitchen could do. I have been offered by GRH to make a res in another GRH restaurant for the same weekend, obviously when I ask about the Marcus Wareing restaurant they say nothing. So, I emailed the manager of food and drink at the Berkeley and they say yes indeed Marcus will be opening up a restaurant there but they don't know when they will open or start to take reservations. They said they would get back to me when they know..

        1. re: rekha

          I was in a similar position, having made a reservation at Petrus for Sept via their website. Silly that it allowed me to - anyway, got a call from Petrus who tried to get me to book a table at another GRH restaurant. With a bit of lateral thinking I decided to phone Concierge at The Berkeley who inform me that the restaurant is closing between 6-29 Sept for renovation. It re-opens after that time with a new name and with Marcus Wareing's name on the lease. Concierge have booked us a table for Oct and we have email confirmation of this.

          1. re: babypea

            It would seem great minds think alike but you were a bit luckier on that front. I did not phone the Concierge but the manager for food and drink, twice and then emailed them. I did get an email saying they valued my interest and would get backto me as soon as they started to take reservations! Still haven't heard from them.. Obviously I need to phone the Concierge. We had been considering our options for that night and had decided on Foliage but maybe I will see what the Berkeley has to say.. Thanks for letting me know!

            1. re: rekha

              Hearing about your experience I hope the hotel has not been too optimistic about the re-opening date - and we end up being disappointed after all. Will wait and see. By the way I spoke to someone called David at Concierge who seemed to be 'switched on'. Good luck!