Kettner’s has lived, surviving four kings and a queen, the blitz, several booms and more than a few busts, Kettner’s has seen it all and is an integral part of the vibrant, glamorous and debauched Soho we know and love today.Use our London online trip maker to add Kettners and other attractions to your London vacation plans.
Originally a series of four Georgian town houses, Kettner’s was first opened as a restaurant by Auguste Kettner, (chef to Napoleon III) in 1867. Popular with deliciously colourful characters of the time including Oscar Wilde, Edward VII, Lillie Langtry, Agatha Christie and Bing Crosby, Kettner’s was renowned for hosting incredibly risqué parties.
Gorgeously glamorous, Kettner’s today boasts an all day Brasserie, Cocktail and Champagne Bar and eight Private Rooms. The Grade II listed building retains much of the original architecture, creating an intimate, homely feel, whilst a recent refurbishment has lovingly restored the space for a modern audience.
Kettner’s elegant 1930’s style Brasserie serves Modern European dishes all day with a range of menus to suit all occasions. Kettner’s is situated in the heart of theatre land and the Set Menu is the perfect choice at lunch and for pre and post theatre dining. Live music from Tuesday to Saturday on a beautiful white grand piano sets the evening ambience.
The Cocktail and Champagne Bar has an innovative cocktail menu inspired by the characters and legends of Kettner’s scandalous past. There is also a huge a range of over one hundred champagnes, with eleven served by the glass. The bar has two bookable ‘nooks’ for small groups; the Blue Nook and the Skylight Nook.
Amongst Kettner’s eight private spaces are the two showcase spaces; The Apartment and The Salle De Fête. The Apartment has a members club feel with a secret entrance on Greek Street. The space draws inspiration from a French film director’s lair, with wooden panelled walls, comfy ‘casting’ couches, a bespoke drinks cabinet and a grand piano. The Salle De Fête has an elegant, light and airy penthouse feel and comprises three open spaces; The Salle, The Attic Bar and The Den. Kettner’s also has a variety of smaller rooms which are perfect for meetings and private dining.
Don your finest, (or your favourite old cardigan,) and drink, dine and revel with us at Kettner’s.
So ... the fish food we had was truly excellent ... the decor and setting superb (Soho House have done wonders with such an iconic place)...but what notched it up even higher was the service from staf... more »
The restaurant is part of the SohoHouse group, and this has the same relaxed vibe. You don’t need to be a member though. It is very calm and unpretentious. You can easily find a table, which is very c... more »
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