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Restaurant for New Year's Eve in London

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Yashodara Sep 7, 2008 02:47 AM

I'm looking for a restaurant with nice atmosphere and very good food in Central London (better if walking distance to Westminster) for New Year's Eve.
Any tip?

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  1. Robin Joy RE: Yashodara Sep 8, 2008 12:05 AM

    What kind of age group and about how many involved? Any culinary hates? Any £££ considerations? Do you want somewhere which will be jumping at midnight, or do you want to be near Big Ben/ Trafalgar Sq. by then?

    Maybe Langan's in Stratton St. or somewhere good in Chinatown?

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      Yashodara RE: Robin Joy Sep 8, 2008 12:55 AM

      Oh yes in fact... here some more details:

      We are a couple,the kind of food doesn't matter but it has to be very good. The budget is not a problem but the place has to be worth the money I spend...

      For midnight we would like to go to Big Ben, so the nearest the better!

      Thanks a lot for the suggestions!!

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        Robin Joy RE: Yashodara Sep 8, 2008 07:13 AM

        Le Caprice. 15 mins. stroll to Big B.

        http://www.london-eating.co.uk/21.htm

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      twinsmum RE: Yashodara Sep 8, 2008 01:55 AM

      have a look at Gary Rhode's one in the "Gerkin" building - the food is good (you can find much better in London of course) but the view is amazing and not too far from Big Ben. There is also a champagne bar in the building - again with the views over the city.
      http://www.rhodes24.co.uk/

      If you are after great food first of all - then i would try something like Petrus, or Gordon Ramsay on Hospital Rd - or Gordon Ramsay in Claridges...

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        PaulineF RE: Yashodara Sep 10, 2008 12:32 PM

        We had a sumptuous New Year's Eve feast at Gordon Ramsay's restaurant at the Claridge four years ago. It was memorable. A magician strolled the tables (as did bagpipe players, until someone must have complained it was deafening!). It was many pounds, but it was memorable.

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