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Lecture Room: “The skill of Gagnaire's team is such that each section of the menu continually reawakens the palate. Amid the sensory riot, smooth service supplies a calm counterpoint....”
Time Out Guide 2013


Gallery: “Why have less when you can have more? is the attitude at Sketch, Pierre Gagnaire's wonderfully OTT gastronomic playground for well-heeled scenesters... There's a proper sense of creativity to the menu... The wine list is imaginatively chosen, and service is sweet and switched-on. Ten years on, this is still a place with wow factor.”
Time Out Guide 2013


Lecture Room: “Assaulting the senses, confounding the expectations, has always been what the multifaceted sketch is about...”
The Good Food Guide 2013


Lecture Room: “...Extraordinary: visually-stunning assemblages of flavour and texture, with a generous side order of theatre along the way”
AA - The Restaurant Guide 2013


Gallery: “Look down at your feet to catch Creed’s Work No. 1347, a zigzagging pattern of 96 different types of marble”
FT Weekend Magazine 2012


Gallery: “Continuing his creative diversification, Martin Creed is transforming the Mayfair interior into a riot of stripes, block colour and mismatch furnishings”
Harpers Bazaar 2012


Gallery: “We can’t wait to see Creed’s floor design”
Living Etc 2012


Gallery: “A restaurant and design exhibition rolled into one”
Elle Deco 2012


Gallery: “Art obsessed foodies, take note”
New York Times Style magazine 2012


Gallery: “This is a very human place, it’s not alienating”
Independent 2012


Gallery: “It’s hard not to be won over by the wit and energy of Creed’s creation – not to mention the detail and craftsmanship in the flooring, and the burst of colour that brings the whole project together”
Wallpaper 2012


Gallery: “This space will make you look at the stuff you surround yourself with in an entirely new way”
Sunday Times Style Magazine 2012


Lecture Room: "Pierre Gagnaire's astonishing food isn't the only talking point at this stylish celebration of art and luxury. The service is immaculately mannered and the room itself has the power to wow..."

Gallery: "A footloose and unfettered trip around the world in gloriously ostentatious surroundings."

Parlour: "Superstar Chef Pierre Gagnaire's creative touch is evident in dishes such as the club sandwich"
Time Out London 2012 (Hand picked as Time Out's Hot 50)


Lecture Room: "Each course, designed by Pierre Gagnaire and cooked by Jean-Denis le Bras, is a multiple play on ideas and ingredients... indulgence is indeed, highly likely."
Good Food Guide 2012


Lecture Room: "The menu bares the stamp of Pierre Gagnaire’s inventive flare. Delivering a range of visually stunning and technically brilliant dishes that hit the mark with remarkable flavours and textures"
AA Restaurant Guide 2012, Awarded 3 Rosettes for the Gallery, Awarded 5 Rosettes for the Lecture Room


Lecture Room: "Fabulous, opulent claret-coloured décor to marvel at (rated London’s No. 1) sets a beautiful stage  at this masterpiece in a Mayfair town house. A magical experience for the palate as well as the eyes, brought to the table by staff who treat everyone like a VIP."

Gallery: "Impress guests and pen sketch into your diary, a hip, surreal and magical restaurant."
Zagat Guide 2012